The two-day trek will take you to Mai Chau and Pu Luong Nature Reserve. You will spend two days trekking from village to village among in the local Thai community, sleep in local Thai stilt house, eat local food. The hiking trail is easy with few climbs up and down hill. The best time to do this trek will be the dry season or while people are harvesting rice. The two-day hike does not require much of preparation and can be offered to elder, young or children. Contact Lotussia travel for more details.
Day 1: Hanoi – Hoa Binh – Mai Chau – Pu Luong Nature Reserve (L,D)
7:00am you will be met up with Lotussia Travel team at your hotel in Hanoi (please advised your hotel name upon confirmation).
Depart for Hoa Binh province and up then to Mai Chau valley. This scenic drive takes around four hours. Along the way we pass fields of tapioca and sugar cane as well as rice paddies.
Arrive Mai Chau. Enjoy a short walk to Lac and Poom Coong village. Both villages are inhabited by the Thai people. The Thai people live in stilt house. They plant rice and make brocades.
Then you will continue driving further South-West towards Pu Luong Nature Reserve. You will be dropped off at Ban Sai where your lunch will be provided in a local house.
After lunch, you will begin your trek following a dirt roads that runs along the Ma River. You will walk through bamboo forest, rice fields and local Thai hamlets. After about three hour trek, you will arrive Hang village, also inhabited by the Thai people.
Check into a local house for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Continue trekking. Travel back to Hanoi (B,L).
It will be interesting for you to get up early in the morning and take part in the local life activities, or take a stroll around Hang village before having breakfast.
Today you will walk for approximately 5 to 6 hours. The first part of the trail is hard with some steep climbs up and stream crossings. The second stage is glorious with beautiful views of the valley, rice terraces, rich rain forests, and meandering streams.
Lunch will be provided en route.
After lunch you continue walking to the main dirt road where you will be picked up again by your vehicle and transferred back to Hanoi. Upon your arrival iin Hanoi, you will be dropped off at your hotel. The end of Lotussia Travel service.
Lotussia Travel is a Hanoi based tour operator offering a wide selection of trekking tours in all over Vietnam. The above trekking tour is only a sample we list on this site for your reference. That can be flexible, customizable and subject to weather conditions and other circumstances. We have lots of other itineraries we don’t put all here since there are some dishonest individuals have copied, without our agreement our contents and pasted on their site for commercial purpose. If you need further information or have any suggestions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time. We look forward to seeing you soon in Vietnam!