Pu Luong Reserve also called the small Sapa
Pu Luong Reserve is also known as the small Sapa. In Thai language , Pu Luong means ” the highest mountain in the region”.The highest peak reaches 1.700 meters and all mountains around the valley create a beautiful painting. His Fauna and Flora are very diversified. More than 600 species including mammals , reptiles and birds and more than 1100 of various plants.
The beauty here has nothing artificial. Everything has been created by mother nature. The rice field terraces are perfectly designed to harmonize the landscape in between of the valley and the emerald mountains. Thai ( White and Black ) and Muong minorities live together since centuries in a perfect harmony in this remote area. Pu Luong Reserve is preserved from the mass tourism. The friendliness and warmth welcome reserved to the visitors will directly touch your heart.
Eco Travel Go Green is supporting a sustainable tourism. All benefits of tourism are going straight to the villagers. This will allow them to increase their incomes. They will stop destroying the forest to extend their agriculture production. The best way to discover Pu Luong Reserve is to trek in company of a guide( 2 days one night or 3 days 2 nights are possible ). You will sleep in a local homestay in a traditional stilt house, enjoy the natural beauty and peacefulness and share time with local community while drinking some rice wine.
Pu Luong Reserve remains one of those unspoiled places where you will feel connected with nature and with a rural and traditional way of life. In the same time, you will be impressed by the beauty of the scenario offered when you will see the Reserve from the top of the a mountain.