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What to do in Pu Luong

What to do in Pu Luong
Pu Luong is located in Ba Thuoc and Quan Hoa District, in the Northwest of Thanh Hoa Province, Vietnam. It is 130 kilometers from Thanh Hoa City and nearly 25 kilometers from Cuc Phuong National Park. The North and Northeast of Pu Luong are bordered by three districts including Mai Chau, Tan Lac and Lac Son of Hoa Binh Province. Pu Luong, in Thai Language, means “the highest Mount of the region”. It is the nature reserve which is valuable in terms of science, socio-economy and biological tourism. There are tremendous interesting experiences waiting for you while trekking in Pu Luong, which will be introduced in this article.

  • Conquer Pu Luong Mount Peak
If you love adventurous experiences, it would be great for you to try Pu Luong Trekking to the top with the height over 1,700 meters. From the top of Pu Luong, you can take an entire glimpse toward the poetic sceneries of mountains, forests, fields and valleys in the mountain foot. Above all, the best reward is the feeling of conquest and being the winner.
  • The climbing journey to Son – Ba – Muoi
Climbing up to Son – Ba – Muoi, the remote area that not many people know, you have to pass Nua, Trinh, Hin, Bo villages and soaring mountain paths. However, when reaching the destination, it all becomes worthy because the sceneries here is really peaceful and picturesque.
  • Kho Muong Village
With many foreign tourists, Kho Muong is the ideal parting point for trekking journeys through Pu Luong. Coming to Kho Muong village, apart from beautiful sights and majestic nature, tourists will also have chances to explore the mysterious cave system in a Vietnam adventure tour. From Kho Muong village, tourists can go to other related villages to learn more about the daily life, and custom of the local inhabitants as well as the cultural habit in the place.
Waterfall in Hieu village
When coming to Pu Luong, you should not miss a place named Hieu waterfall village. On the way from Pho Doan town to the village, tourists can catch the familiar sight of water wheels, which is featured by Thai characteristics. Passing a bridge and a small hill, you will be surprised to get to the waterfall of Hieu village as the next great stopping point for your trekking in Pu Luong.
  • Pho Doan Fair Market
Starting your journey on Thursday or Sunday, Pho Don Fair Market is a good choice. This is the place to exchange interesting stuff which can only be sold in mountainous fairs. You can easily purchase special products of the people here like brocade cloth, wine, forest vegetable, insect or fresh fruits.
  • Experience the high land life
Tourists will experience the life of Thai and Muong ethnic groups while blending in the daily life of the mountainous people. Besides, there are many interesting outdoor Vietnam adventure activities here for you to join in such as bamboo dancing, singing and trying a special dance of the Thai people.
 
Because Pu Luong is a natural reserve for an important tropical forest of Vietnam you can choose to homestay or spend the nights in some popular guesthouses to enjoy the rural life

 

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