Ninh Binh Pu Luong 2 days Tour Itinerary
DAY 1: Ninh Binh Pu Luong. (L, D):
Easy Trek to Chieng Lau, Yen, Ba villages, Bamboo Rafting on Cham Stream (5.5km):
08:00 – 08:45 = Pick-up at Ninh Binh Retreat or Tam Coc to start the Ninh Binh Pu Luong 2 days tour. Enjoy beautiful landscape and rural life of the local villages along the way. Short break on the way
12:30 = Arrive in Pu Luong Eco Garden – The Mountain Retreat for lunch and check in. Time to relax before start trekking.
14:30 – 17:30 = Board the van to the starting point. Following the small road through the rice terraces and sugar cane fields, crossing a hanging bridge to visit other remote rural villages of Thai Ethnic Minority. 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 Retreat, enjoy some local rice. Have a quiet night in the middle of the Reserve.
*Sleeping options: Pu Luong Eco Garden – The Mountain Retreat
Traditional dorm in the house on stilts or Private Room (no Air-con) or Deluxe Room with Air-con.
Day 2: Medium Trek in Kho Muong village and explore Doi Cave (6km): (B,L)
07:30 – 08:30 = Have breakfast in the lodge and check out.
09:00 – 12:00 = Trek following the small roads through the rice terraces and cross the stream to visit remote rural villages of Black Thai Minorities to learn about the daily life and customs of the local people in Pu Luong. Explore Doi Cave (Bat cave), the largest cave in Pu Luong. *(Depending on the weather condition)
12:00 = Lunch at Pu Luong Eco Garden and free time to visit the surrounding villages and the largest rice terraces in Pu Luong or just relax and take in the breath taking view in the infinity pool.
14:00 = Board the van to go back to Ninh Binh or Mai Chau
*(Optional to take a bus to Hanoi, not include in tour price)
18:00 = Drop off in Ninh Binh.