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Pu Luong Nature Reserve

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed one night here at the Pu Luong Eco Garden which was an amazing experience! The food was delicious and the infinity pool was the main highlight. The rooms were super comfortable and I felt incredibly safe being in a remote place.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank outlanderly
Reviewed November 1, 2018

Looking for an alternative to Sapa we came across Pu Luong Nature Reserve and decided to give it a go. It was the best choice we could make and one of our absolute highlights during our South-East Asian trip! We contacted Toan, but he was...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed August 17, 2018

we stayed at Puluong retreat and took day bike tour of the hotel to some villages, rice field and took the bamboo boat along the river.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Thanh N
Reviewed July 5, 2018

I ve been two times in Pu Luong Reserve Nature already and I will go back for sure. This place is unique , peaceful , not touristy and the friendliest people I ve met in Vietnam. As a nature lover and a trekking amateur ,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
6  Thank thechris83
Reviewed July 4, 2018

No word to say how is beautiful of Pu Luong. We will back to Pu Luong again. We enjoy nature and food, local people very friendly. See you soon

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank diemxuatphat
Reviewed July 2, 2018

Pu Luong Nature Reserve is more beautiful than i think. We spent 3 days 2 nights to discover around and seeking the authentic life of Thai ethnic minority. In the first day, we stayed at a local homestay in Muong street after trekking all long...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Chloe_Nguyen83
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

03 days trekking in Puluong natural reserve was a great experience like no Other. The nights at local homestay were unique and authentic. We loved ever single moment sharing with locals. Please check it out, thanks Ethnic Voyage for organising this great trip !

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank Louis B
Reviewed June 1, 2018

Wow - this was a highlight of our trip to Vietnam. The rice paddies are so beautiful, breathtaking photo's. The staff are delightful and cannot do enough for you. The room was very different, we had a bath outside and a tree in our toilet...More

Date of experience: May 2018
6  Thank Steffie1964
Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

Pu Luong Nature reserve is so so beautiful, the rice field, waterwheel, bamboo forest and the local Thai people make it so special. Tourism is coming here, Lodges, local homestay are available to stay. Road is being built and help a lots for travelers.

Date of experience: May 2018
4  Thank HuynhT167
Reviewed May 11, 2018

Breathtaking rice terraces everywhere you went to. We were tired of the heat ( it was pretty hot there even though summer had passed) so we walked to the waterfall in Ban Hieu. The waterfall water was really clean and fresh, obviously because there weren't...More

Date of experience: November 2017
5  Thank ThaoLinh239
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Kruti M
May 29, 2018|
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Response from JennaB374 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I think you should definitely get a guide, especially if you’re traveling with kids. It’s rural and doesn’t have clearly marked trails like parks in the us.
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cnwmtravel
May 13, 2018|
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Response from Hollie A | Reviewed this property |
My friend and I made our own way there and didn’t do a tour. Many people ride motorbikes to get there. My life rule is no tours ever! Enjoy- it’s amazing
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barbaramanko
March 8, 2018|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
You do not say where your starting point is. But assuming it is Hanoi, it is easy. Just ask your hotel and they will show you the options. There are group tours of some 20-25 people in a bus, or there are smaller tours... More
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jedda
Queensland, Australia
Ninh Bình to Pu Phương to Mai Châu (5 Replies)
Four of us (adults) need to go from Ninh Bình to a village, (Ban) Hieu in the Pu Luong Nature Reserve area on a Saturday in March 2018. Is there a bus service from Ninh Bình we could use? Then on the Monday we need to go on to Mai Châu. Again, is there a bus available? Otherwise the options would be motor taxis or a car. If anyone could help with information on the bus or availability and costs of a car it would be really appreciated.
November 13, 2017|
Response fromJD-the-expat|
There is no bus - Pu Luong is very rural and chances are a car can only take you part way before your lodging will use motorbike to get you to their location.
jlsj94_
Trekking in Pu Luong without a guide? (0 Replies)
Hello, my friend and I are thinking about doing a multiple day hike (2 or 3 days) through the Pu Luong Nature Reserve. The only problem is that we are currently travelling on low budget and therefore don`t want to spend that much money for a guided tour. Our idea was to kind of assemble a route of signposted paths and find some homestays as accomodation along our way. But we aren't sure wether this is somehow possible or completely unrealistic. Are there any suitable options for such a...More
March 19, 2018|
Kassi22
Toronto
Help with early stages of itinerary (3 Replies)
Hello, My husband and I are planning our trip to Vietnam near the end of April. We haven't set an exact time frame for how long we will be there but we are thinking around 16-18 days (give or take a couple). We are going to have a tour company organize the bulk of our trip (I'm going to price around) but at this point I'm trying to narrow down the 'must see's' vs the 'we would like to see's, if we have time' This is our overall list of things we would like to see, I have put an * by...More
February 05, 2017|
Response fromscottj765|
Hi Karen, "We are going to have a tour company organize the bulk of our trip..." Judging by what you've listed, you've already done a fair bit of research. My advice would be to continue that and do the whole thing yourself. Cheers, Scott