Itinerary Details Day 1: Hanoi – Pu Luong NR – Water Wheels Easy Hike (3km)
After breakfast at around 8am we start driving through the countryside towards Pu Luong. We enter Pu Luong Nature Reserve by road via a breathtaking mountain pass giving you panoramic views of the whole valley. You arrive at your accommodation of choice, in time for a delicious lunch, followed by some free time to explore this beautiful place with its captivating panoramic views and tranquil setting.
After lunch we will transfer you to the suspension bridge over the Cham River, where we begin our walk along the river and rice fields in search for the stunning water wheels. Get up close to each wheel and discover how water is moved from the river to handmade bamboo aqueducts via simple constructions of all sizes.
Arriving at a local fisherman’s house where (depending on water levels) we take bamboo rafts to take a short boat ride. Float along the calm river and enjoy the views, in between learning how to paddle and steer your handcrafted rafts.
Arriving at scenic Tan Lap bridge, you disembark to be transferred back to your beautiful overnight stay for dinner.
Transportation: Private A/C comfortable transportation
Meals: Lunch and dinner
Guide: English speaking tour guide
Accommodation: Various options at a wonderful and idyllic place in the valley