3 days & 2 nights starts from $ 180 | $ 90per day
All incl. Transportation + Fees + Food + Water + Guide + Bike trip + Boat trip + Accommodation
Friends Travel Vietnam - selected the best tours to the beautiful cities of Pu Luong and Ninh Binh. If you don’t have too much time in Vietnam and want to combine the discovery of the hidden Pu Luong Nature Reserve and the Halong Bay on land Ninh Binh , this tour is designed for you. You will spend two days trekking in the amazing Pu Luong Reserve. This valley surrounding by mountains covered by rice field terraces or jungle is preserved from tourism . The local Black Thai Minority living there still live on a traditional way from agriculture using the impressive waterwheels for irrigation. The third day , you will have the chance to learn about the Ancient Capital Hoa Lu , ride on the Historical Sao Khe river in Ninh Binh. You will then cycle between the karst mountains to a local family house to learn about their daily life and customs.
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Are you ready for the " Pu Luong - Ninh Binh 3D2N"!
Relaxed trekking in Pu Luong. At night you will enjoy a homestay and traditional dance! Drive to the Pu Luong Nature Reserve and do a trekking to explore rural villages and beautiful rice fields. Experience Pu Luong and Ninh Binh the fullest.
Let's see Pu Luong - Ninh Binh
|Option||Room setup||Price for||Price per pax|
|- Communal Dorm ( No A/C)||Sharing dorm||1 pax||180 $USD|
|- 1N Private room (No A/C) + 1N Bamboo Bungalow (No A/C)||Double /Twin bed||1 pax||195 $USD|
|- 1N Private room (No A/C) + 1N Bamboo Bungalow Single (No A/C)||Single bed||1 pax||215 $USD|
|- 1N Deluxe room (with A/C) + 1N Deluxe room (with A/C)||Double /Twin bed||1 pax||210 $USD|
|- 1N Deluxe room (with A/C) + 1N Deluxe room Single (with A/C)||Single bed||1 pax||235 $USD|
The information below is intended to assist you as you consider your travel options for Vietnam with Friends Travel Vietnam. In addition to the detailed itinerary each tour has been supported with some useful information to provide you with an overview of your accommodation & meals, all things money, passports, visas, vaccinations, insurance, clothing, personal equipment and much more to help you with your travel preparations.
DAY 1: Hanoi – Pu Luong. (L, D) 200km
Easy Trek to Chieng Lau, Yen, Ba villages, Bamboo rafting on Cham Stream:
07:30 – 08:00 = Pick-up at Hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter to start the Pu Luong Ninh Binh 3 days tour by Limousine Bus.
09:00 = Short break in Luong Son (Outside of Hanoi).
11:00 = Stop at the local market of the Muong Ethnic Minority; enjoy the beautiful scenery of Thung Khe Pass (One of the 10 most beautiful passes in Vietnam).
12:00 = Arrival in Mai Chau and transfer to a van to go to Pu Luong Reserve nature.
13:00 = Check in and lunch at Pu Luong Eco Garden – The Mountain Retreat.
14:30 – 17:30 = Board the van to the starting point. Following the small road through the terrace rice and sugar cane fields, cross the Hanging Bridges to visit other remote rural villages of Thai Ethnic. Stop at the giant waterwheels, ducks farm to learn about the agriculture before getting on the Bamboo Raft for a relaxing cruise on Cham stream (cruise depending on weather conditions).
17:30 = Pick up the van to go to the Eco Garden – Mountain Retreat. Enjoy swimming in the Infinity Pool.
19:00 = BBQ Dinner at the lodge, enjoy some local rice wine. Have a quiet night in the middle of the Reserve.
*Sleeping options: Pu Luong Eco Garden – The Mountain Retreat.
Traditional dorm room in the house on stilts / Private Room (no Air-con) / Deluxe room with Air-con.
Day 2: Explore Kho Muong village and Doi Cave – Pu Luong Ninh Binh 120km. (B,L,D)
07:00 – 08:00 = Have breakfast in the lodge. Enjoying the breathtaking view from Pu Luong Eco Garden – The Mountain Retreat.
08:30 – 12:00 = Trek following the small roads through the terrace rice fields and cross the stream to visit remote hidden village of Kho Muong to learn about the local people in Pu Luong.(6kms) Explore Doi Cave (Bat cave), this is the largest cave in Pu Luong. (Depending on the weather condition)
12:00 = Back to the Eco Garden – The Mountain Retreat, check out.
13:00 = Have lunch and have free time to relax in the Infinity pool or walking around the village before boarding the bus to go to Ninh Binh at 14:30.
17:30 = Arrive in Ninh Binh Retreat, check in and have free time.
19:00 = Have dinner at the retreat
*Sleeping options: Traditional dorm room in the house on stilts or bamboo bungalow (no Air-con) / Deluxe room with Air-con.
DAY 3: Cycling to Hoa Lu Ancient Capital and boat ride in Trang An (B,L)
7:30 – 8:30 = breakfast at the Retreat
8:30 to 12:00 = Cycling through the limestone karsts to reach 2 temples of the first 2 Emperors in the 10 th Century in Hoa Lu Ancient Capital hike up the Ma Yen Mountain to visit the King’s tomb in 10th century and enjoy the panorama view from the mountain. On the way back, stop in a local family to discover daily life and culture and share a tea with them.
12:00 -13:30 = Check out and have lunch at the Retreat
13:30 -16:00 = Go to Trang An for a boat ride in between the karst pics and enjoy the beautiful scenery and peaceful atmosphere.
16:00 = Drop you off at Ninh Binh Railway station or bus station or board the bus to go to Hanoi.
19:00 = Drop off in Hanoi old quarter.
- All your accommodation.
- Fun activities
- Friendly and passionate local guides.
- Meals mentioned in the tour itinerary.
- Entrance fees.
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED:
- Travel Insurance.
- Personal Expenses
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