Trekking in Ngoc Son Ngo Luong Nature Reserve

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  • Tour code: AO02
  • Tour Style: Travel Styles
  • Duration: 4 days,
  • Summary:

    South East Aisa’s jewels of flora and fauna can be found here on the trails of the recently opened Ngoc Son – Ngo Luong Nature Reserve. The area was set aside in 2006 and made available to tourist in 2010. Now the trails provide treks with panoramic views and a chance to meet locals that make this remote Northwest region of Vietnam so special.

  • Destination:

    North East & West

  • Activities:

    Sightseeing, Trekking,


Highlights

  • Drift down the tranquil Buoi river on a traditional bamboo raft
  • Jungle trekking through the recently opened Ngoc Son – Ngo Luong Nature Reserve
  • Home-stays in traditional ethnic villages with authentic regional meals and performances

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South East Aisa’s jewels of flora and fauna can be found here on the trails of the recently opened Ngoc Son – Ngo Luong Nature Reserve. The area was set aside in 2006 and made available to tourist in 2010. Now the trails provide treks with panoramic views and a chance to meet locals that make this remote Northwest region of Vietnam so special.

Brief itinerary

Day 1
Hotel Pick-Up – Bamboo Rafting Trip – Lunch – Trekking in NSNL NR – Khuong Village Homestay with Dinner – Song and Dance Performance Entertainment
Day 2
Breakfast – Trekking – Picnic Lunch at Mu Waterfall – Trekking Through Remote Villages – Mon Village Homestay – Dinner
Day 3
Breakfast – Trekking – Lunch beside waterfall – Hieu Village Homestay – Dinner
Day 4
Breakfast – Trekking – Lunch at local restaurant – Transfer to hotel

 

Full Itinerary
Day 1: Hanoi – Khuong Village
Your journey will begin at 7 a.m. with a pick up from your hotel by your driver and local guide. The first activity will be a gentle ride down the Buoi River on an authentic bamboo raft then a lunch of regional cuisine at a café.
There is a scenic drive to the Thuong Village where the 3-4 hour trek begins on the trail into Ngoc Son – Ngo Luong Nature Reserve. Thick lush forests encase the trail and occasionally reveal grand vistas and unscathed ecosystems inhabited by native creatures. When we reach the homestay at the stilt-houses of Khuong Village we will dine on homemade dishes and be entertained by traditional provincial performance.
Day 2: KhuongVillage – Mon Village
You will awake to and early breakfast and then begin on the panoramic trail towards the Mon Village. Millions of years of erosion have created stone pillars out of mountains and now they are surrounded by green watery fields of rice crops that are crisscrossed by raised paths leading you up to the Mu Waterfall where we will have lunch. Seeing the locals at work in the rice paddies and passing through small villages will give you an insight into life in the Northwest.A well-deserved dinner will great you at the stilted house homestay in the Mon Village.
Day 3: Mon Village – Hieu Village
The third day will start with a homemade breakfast then a trek towards Coi Goa through mountain trails providing glimpses of rich bio-diversity. Lunch will allow a pause beside a small waterfall before the trail leads through the forest to the Hieu Village. You will arrive with time to stroll through the village and visit a nearby water fall or go for a dip in the stream before it is time for a delicious dinner, locally made wine, and a comfortable bed.
Day 4: Hieu Village – Hanoi
Breakfast will be served before setting out on the final day’s short but beautiful trek down out of Hieu. You will have a final chance to catch an expansive view of the landscape deems special enough to be made into a nature reserve. Lunch in a well-known restaurant at the end of the trek will be the final stop before joining the driver who will drive directly to Hanoi.

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