Day 1: Drive to Mai Chau and trekking in Pu Luong
Depart from your Hanoi hotel at 8:00 AM and transfer to Mai Chau on our spectacular 4-hour drive. Upon arrival at PoomCoom village in Mai Chau, we take a short walk to visit the ethnic Thai people then lunch is served.
At 1:00 PM, take a short car ride in about 1 hour before we set off for our hiking through the beauty of Pu Luong nature reserve, the trek is intermediate level and requires some walking up hills but it’s worth your hike as we will see many spectacular views of villages and terraces.
Arrival at the Thai stilt homestay in the late afternoon.Free time to rest and shower, then a traditional dinner with our host family.Overnight here.
Driving Distance: about 230 km
Trekking Distance: about 9 km (3 hours)
Trail Difficulty: 3/5
Inclusion: Transfer, guide, entrance fee, lunch, dinner, drinking water, homestay with permit
Day 2: More trekking in hidden trails and drive back to Hanoi
Wake up as early as you wish to witness the daily life of the locals before having breakfast at 7:00 AM.
We will have a more relaxing morning today to stroll around the village of the Thai people, pay a visit to some of the neighbors, learn more about their life and society.
Some more easy hike along the paddy field if time permits before catching our van ride to the lunch spot.
We will then have a scenic drive back to Hanoi. Finish our trip at your hotel around 5:00 PM.
Driving Distance: 235 km
Inclusion: Transfer, guide, drinking water, breakfast, lunch