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Escape to Pu Luong Natural Reserve

3 Days / 2 Nights


Located in the heart of Pu Luong Natural Reserve, 200km (5hour) south west of Hanoi, Hieu village (Ban Hieu) offers great opportunities for nature lovers to explore the beautiful limestone landscapes, and authentic hospitality of Thai and Muong Ethnic villages. The new ecolodge is a hidden gem to complete your escape and experience in comfort.


Our itineraries are suggestions and are fully customisable according to your needs, interests and budget.

Treat these itineraries as inspiration and one of our experts will create your uniquely tailored holiday with your requests in mind so that you can truly experience Vietnam with Seven Senses.


Day 1. Hanoi - Ban Hieu (-/L/D)

In the morning, leave Hanoi and follow the Ho Chi Minh highway for an expedition to Pu Luong Natural Reserve. After 5 hours, you will arrive at a small town, namely Pho Doan. Say goodbye to the driver, and continue to Ban Hieu on foot. The one-hour walk takes you through countryside scenery of villages, green paddies, stilt houses, river and water wheel, etc. (Motorbike taxi can be arranged on request, extra charge to be paid on spot). Already, you will feel as if you are entering a different world.

Arrive at the ecolodge, nestled in the uphill village and close to the natural waterfall. An amazing gem in the middle of nowhere.

Be warmly welcomed by the local host before settling into your lodge. Rest of the day at leisure.

Lunch at a local restaurant.

Dinner at the lodge.

Note: The place includes 3 private lodges, built next to a Lake, Waterfall and Garden. Each of them are equipped with mosquito netting, balcony where you could lay down in total harmony and relax. Extra bed can be set up in the veranda. The veranda can be closed with bamboo and equipped with mattresses, mosquito nets and all to make it comfortable for sleeping. The Nha San (stilt house) is a friendly place for dining; resting with magazines, books, board game, music…The place can accommodate 12 guests maximum, or exceptionally 14 guests if travelling in group (some can stay in Nha San). There are 2 bathrooms in the garden, near Nha San, each has one toilet and 2 showers with hot water.

Day 2. Explore Ban Hieu (B/L/D)

Breakfast in peace and quiet. (BF includes coffee or tea, bread, fruits, and pancakes).

You are free to design for yourself an active or leisurely day. There are many activities to choose from such as swimming in the waterfalls, walking, biking, trekking, and fishing. Two horses are also available for your own pleasure to explore the surrounding area of this enchanting place.

Lunch and dinner at the lodge.

Day 3. Ban Hieu - Hanoi (B/L/-)

After your breakfast or your lunch at your convenience, your driver will be waiting for you to drive you back to Hanoi.


3 DAYS / 2 NIGHTS FROM £  request a quote...

based on 2 people travelling together

The price includes:

Accommodation on a twin-sharing basis

Transfers and tours with local English-speaking driver guide in private air-conditioned vehicle

All entrance fees as mentioned in the program

Meals as mentioned in the program without drinks (B/L/D) = (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

The price does not include:


Return flights from the UK to Vietnam. Domestic flights. Request a quote from us.

Anything not specifically mentioned above.

Optional tours, camera fees.

Tips to the guide and driver, porters and waiters.

Travel insurance.

Personal costs such as drinks, laundry, etc.

Peak season surcharges






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