Ninh Binh Pu Luong Tour 4 Days
Embark on a captivating journey from Hanoi to Pu Luong to Ninh Binh with our 4-day adventure tour. Immerse yourself in the beauty of nature, explore hidden gems, and experience the unique cultures of these enchanting destinations. From scenic rice fields and thrilling cave explorations to village life and historic wonders, this tour promises an unforgettable blend of adventure and relaxation. Join us for a memorable exploration of Hanoi, Pu Luong, and Ninh Binh, where every moment is a discovery waiting to unfold.
- Scenic trek through Kho Muong village in Pu Luong
- Bamboo rafting relaxation and water wheel exploration
- An enchanting 19km off-road trekking day in Pu Luong
- Breathtaking panoramic view from the top of Mua Cave.
- Historic visit to Hoa Lu Ancient Citadel and temples
- Stuning boat ride through Trang An Natural Heritage Site
We can offer a fully private Ninh Binh Pu Luong tour or the flexibility to customize activities in join-in tours. Enjoy potential price reductions based on different group sizes. Your voice matters to us!
Departure/ReturnHotels in Hanoi Old Quarter
Departure TimeStart from your hotel by 7:00
Return TimeApproximately 6:00 PM
OutfitComfortable clothes for walking, biking and river rafting
IncludedHomestays with private bathrooms in Pu Luong, Ninh Binh
7 main meals featuring local cuisine as per the itinerary
Limo bus from Hanoi - Pu Luong and from Ninh Binh – Hanoi
Van from Pu Luong to Ninh Binh shared ride
Group tour in Pu Luong and locally led tour in Ninh Binh
Tickets and entrance fees in Pu Luong and Ninh Binh
Full breakfasts, WIFI, and other facilities
Transfers for tours in Pu Luong and Ninh Binh (motorbike or car)
Bottled water provided during the tours
Not IncludedVAT and tips (optional, based on your satisfaction)
Drinks and cooking class
Hotels in Hanoi city, flights
Laundry services and other fees not mentioned above
HANOI – PU LUONG (L - D) Caving | Scenic Rice Fields
10:00 AM: Stop for a 15-minute rest break halfway through the journey. Enjoy picturesque village landscapes along the way.
12:00 PM: Arrive at Pu Luong Nature Reserve. Have lunch at a local restaurant. Check-in at your reserved room (standard check-in time 14:00) and relax at your own pace.
01:30 PM: Afternoon trek, Difficulty level 4/5.
Transfer to the Meeting Point and commence a 10km trek. Explore Kho Muong, an isolated village surrounded by a valley and the largest cave in Pu Luong, using off-road trails via streams and mountains.
Depart from the village and head to scenic Bang village to discover remote houses with beautiful terrace fields. Return to the hotel and relax by 05:00 PM.
Evening: Culinary exploration and leisure
Optional cooking class for those interested. Enjoy a delicious dinner at 7:00 PM, followed by free time to relax. This concludes your first day in Pu Luong.
PU LUONG (B - L - D) Enchanting 19km Off-Road Trekking
08:30 AM: Get ready for a full day of trekking. Meet your guide at the hotel.
09:00 AM: Start a 6km hike along the iconic trail of Pu Luong, the accent is Don village famed for breathtaking paddy fields and Uoi – Lan Villages stood out with authentic life of Thai ethnic minority. Difficulty level 2/5.
10:30 AM: En route to Hieu waterfall, experience off-the-beaten-track moments in the jungle at Long and Doc villages, covering an estimated 5km. Then transfer to Hieu Village.
12:30 PM: Enjoy a short, refreshing walk to a unique waterfall within the Pu Luong Nature Reserve. Have lunch surrounded by the sounds of nature.
Afternoon: Village life and return journey
Swim in crystal-clear waters and immerse yourself in local village life. Explore the mountain roads leading to the top of Hieu village. Return to the main road and be transferred back to the hotel by 4:00 PM for relaxation.
Evening: Culinary exploration and leisure
For those interested, a cooking class is available (optional) for you to learn the secrets of Vietnamese cuisine. At 7:00 PM, savor a delicious dinner, and then you're free to enjoy the evening at your own pace. This marks the end of an enchanting day in Pu Luong.
PU LUONG – NINH BINH (B – L - D) Village Life | Water Wheels
• Enjoy breakfast and complete check-out procedures
• Prepare for the day's activities and be ready by 8:30 AM
• Water wheels and bamboo rafting relaxation (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Transfer to Meeting point and start a 2.5km trek through suspension bridge, scenic villages along the largest stream. Admire water wheels by the way. Join bamboo rafting. Then, take a 1.6km walk back. Transfer back your hotel to check out by 11:30.
Have lunch and then depart for Ninh Binh; it's approximately a 3-hour journey with normal traffic.
Afternoon in Ninh Binh (About 16:00)
• Check in at your room at Tam Coc, and take some time for self-relaxation
• Bicycles are available for leisurely rides around the villages (no tour guide)
Evening Delights (7:00 PM)
• Savor a delicious dinner at 7:00 PM either at homestay or local restaurant nearby.
Enjoy the evening at your own pace, marking the end of the day in Ninh Binh.
NINH BINH - HANOI (B – L) (Mua Cave, Hoa Lu, Trang An Natural Heritage Site)
Transfer to Mua Cave and embark on a challenge of 500 walk-up steps. Reach the top of Mua Cave and enjoy an amazing panoramic view of Tam Coc from a high vantage point.
Historic Visit and Lunch (Around 13:00)
Head to the Hoa Lu Ancient Citadel and visit the Dinh King Temple and Le King Temple, dating back to the 17th Century. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant
Afternoon Boat Ride (Around 13:00 - 16:00)
Visit the Trang An Heritage Site by boat. Spend 3 hours enjoying the picturesque view of rice paddies and exploring 5 underwater caves, including a thrilling 1km-long cave.
Return to Hanoi (16:00 - 18:30)
Return to Hanoi, with the tour concluding at your hotel around 18:30.
Itineraries may change due to bad weather without prior notice, and no refund is provided for unused services in such cases.