Offbeat Trekking Tour
Usual attractions, but unusual ways to approach. We offer the best trek in Pu Luong Nature Reserve with plenty of off the beaten track moments. Listen to the sounds of nature and watch Pu Luong village life along the way. Your body is made to walk, to trek long distances and carry things. We keep your nature alive by offering this tour among rice fields and breathing fresh air of mountain.
- Conquer Kho Muong & largest cave by off-road trails
- Seek for remote houses at Bang villages with enchanting rice fields
- Admire water wheels, enjoy bamboo rafting
Departure/ReturnHotels in Hanoi Old Quarter
Departure TimeAround 7:00 AM from your hotel
Return TimeApproximately 6:30 PM
OutfitComfortable clothes for trekking, stream crossing and river rafting
Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Homestay on traditional stilt house, WiFi
Limousine bus two ways Hanoi - Pu Luong
English speaking tour guide in Pu Luong
Local guide, sightseeing tickets
Transfer in Pu Luong as Itinerary
Bottled water on tour
Not IncludedVAT, bicycle
Bicycle, drinks, laundry
Fee for upgrade to private room
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 - HANOI (B - L) Village Life | Water Wheels | Rafting
08:45 AM: Transfer to Ban Cong and start a 2.5km walk. Cross a suspension bridge to reach one of Pu Luong's most scenic villages, where the largest stream flows through. Along the river, admire stunning landscapes, rice fields, and village life. Seek for the giant water wheels, a remarkable creation of Vietnam's mountainous ethnic minorities. Difficulty level 2/5.
Arrive at Chieu Lau dam and embark on a bamboo rafting experience. Paddle the raft upstream with locals and have fun.
10:00 AM: The raft lands on the other side of the river. Embark on another 2km trek through rice fields and villages, completing a loop trail. Meet the transfer at the main road and return to your hotel for check-out by 11:30 AM. Enjoy lunch.
01:00 PM: Prepare for the bus journey back to Hanoi. Expect to arrive at your hotel in Hanoi by 6:30 PM, barring heavy traffic. The tour concludes at your Hanoi hotel.
Timing and distance are measured at Puluong Excursions' meeting point in Don Village. Based on your actual location, the tour operator will provide you with a detailed timeline before the departure time.