Day 01: Hanoi – PuLuong Reserve – Water wheels walk and rafting (Meals: L/D)
07.30 Pick up from your hotel in Hanoi. You will start PuLuong Adventure trip and ready with 4 hours driving journey follow Ho Chi Minh Trails (1B – National Higway). One stop on the haft way for a short break.
12.30 You will enter Pu Luong Nature Reserve by road via a breath-taking mountain pass giving you a panoramic view of the whole valley. You arrive at your accommodation in time for a delicious lunch, followed by free time to explore the beautiful retreat, with its captivating panoramic views and tranquil setting.
14.30 You will be transferred to a suspension bridge over the Cham River, where you begin your walk passing the rice field to stunning water wheels area. Get up close to each wheel and discover how water is moved from river to handmade bamboo aqueducts via simple constructions of all sizes. Arriving at a local fisherman’s house, you have a short rest to gear up for the rafting adventure. Float along the calm river and enjoy the views, in between learning how to paddle and steer your handcrafted bamboo rafts. Arriving at scenic Tan Lap bridge, you disembark to be transferred back to Pu Luong Retreat for dinner.
Day 02: PuLuong - Visiting Local village with short trek – Back to Hanoi (Meals: B/L):
06.30 – 07.00 Having your breakfast
08.00 Start early to descend into the beautiful valley facing the Retreat where you walk around tumbling rice terraces. Trek through small paths shrouded in vegetation to slowly reveal a picturesque village sitting at the base of a towering mountain. Your camera will not be able to sit still!
Continuing to the base of the valley, you weave between roads and farmland, villages and wild fields, ponds and rivers, mountains and open land. Savour the ever-changing scenery as you trek to a beautiful spot. Then you will be transferred back to Puluong Retreat for lunch.
10.30 Back to PuLuong Retreat the check out and having lunch.
12.00 Saying goodbye and return to Hanoi.
17.00 Arrive your hotel in Hanoi City. Trip ends.