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Pu Luong Retreat - Homestay of Lifetime Experience

By: Brian Vu - 27 September 2016
Located in Thanh Hoa Province and just 45km from Mai Chau Vietnam, Pu Luong Retreat is a brand-new homestay in the evergreen Pu Luong Region, one of the best places in Vietnam for off-the-beaten-track adventure.

• Pu Luong Retreat, Paradise in Pu Luong Region

If you are looking for a tranquil place, escape from the normal touristic adventure destinations in Vietnam and enjoy an authentic Northern Vietnam in one place, Pu Luong Nature Reserve with Stay at Pu Luong Retreat is a perfect choice. Here, you can see all highlights of the North in Vietnam: the breathtaking landscape of mountain ranges in Sapa, the scenic rice terraced fields of Mu Cang Chai, the mighty rivers and waterfalls of Cao Bang as well as the Mai Chau’s simple remote traditional villages, where you can see and experience the particular cultural heritage and lifestyle of local ethnic minorities. Specially, Pu Luong Retreat Vietnam is able to help you enjoy a new, memorable and less-touristic adventure in this dreaming land.
 
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• What Makes Pu Luong Retreat Become Ideal Place to Stay in This Area?

With the advantage of being close to nature, Pu Luong Retreat offers a cosy eco-lodge with stunning view to the peaceful area. No modern technique and no machine contribution, Pu Luong Retreat was completely built by hand meticulously that will let you have memorable enjoyment in your travel in Vietnam.
 
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Pu Luong Retreat Luxury Stilt-House
 
Additionally, this place is also quite near the living area of local people whom you can interact and learn about their daily life. The flavor of meals offered here is authentic with foods made from local ingredients. Last but not least, the name says all, Pu Luong Retreat is where you can escape from the crowd and relax at the best.
 
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• Features of Pu Luong Retreat Make It a Worth Place to Stay at Least 2 Nights

With 3 separated areas, Pu Luong Retreat surely will not make you feel disappointed. If 9 comfortable bungalows offering nice view to panorama of the region make you fall in love with this place, the only traditional stilt house dorm built in international standard will make you feel as you are at home.
 
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Deluxe Bungalow
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Suite
 
Moreover, the house common area with the open restaurant is perfect place for you to meet up with other travelers staying here and discuss about which the best of Vietnam you experienced is.
 
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After that, let’s relax in some natural services offered by Pu Luong Retreat such as the infinity pool within reach of the rice terrace fields, the hidden spa area above a fishpond and a rock garden.
 
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The Infinity Pool of Pu Luong Retreat Offer Magnificent View to the Pu Luong Nature Reserve
 
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• Pu Luong Retreat Offers Many Delightful Adventurous Activities

As mentioned, Pu Luong Retreat Homestay focuses on giving the authentic adventure experience, so many activities are available for you to enjoy like: Pu Luong Trekking through many stunning trails filled up with rice terraced rice fields, which make you feel as you are in Sapa; bamboo rafting with a lot of waterwheels along the Cham River; kayaking enjoyment on the mysterious Nua River; the thrilling biking trails and camping in the open-air region. Specially, all these activities are not on the same place that you don’t feel bored and will feel the difference.
 
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The Rafting Service is Operated by a Local Family

• With a Big Advantage of Ideal Location, Pu Luong Retreat Can Create the Exceptional Itineraries

2-Day-1-Night Itinerary with Pu Luong Retreat

Day 1: Walking & Rafting
AM: - Transfer from Hanoi to Pu Luong Nature Reserve
- Arrival
- Local Lunch
- Free Time
PM: - Transfer to a bridge over the Cham River
- Walking in search of stunning waterwheels
- Learn about how the water is moved from river to handmade bamboo aqueducts
- Arrive in a Local House, prepare for rafting adventure
- Floating along the river and learn how to paddle and steer handcrafted rafts
- Arrive in Tan Lap Bridge, disembark and back to homestay for dinner
Day 2: Trekking & Walking
AM - Walking around terraced rice fields in a beautiful valley
- Trek thorugh a small path to a picturesque village for some amazing photos
- Trek to the base of valley with landscapes of roads, farmland, villages, wild fields, ponds, rivers & mountains
- Trek to a beautiful spot
- Tranfer back to homestay for lunch
- Check out and Goodbye!

3-Day-2-Night Itinerary with Pu Luong Retreat

Day 1: Walking & Rafting
AM: - Transfer from Hanoi to Pu Luong Nature Reserve
- Arrival
- Local Lunch
- Free Time
PM: - Transfer to a bridge over the Cham River
- Walking in search of stunning waterwheels
- Learn about how the water is moved from river to handmade bamboo aqueducts
- Arrive in a Local House, prepare for rafting adventure
- Floating along the river and learn how to paddle and steer handcrafted rafts
- Arrive in Tan Lap Bridge, disembark and back to homestay for dinner
Day 2: Trekking & Walking
AM: - Walking around terraced rice fields in a beautiful valley
- Trek thorugh a small path to a picturesque village for some amazing photos
- Trek to the base of valley with landscapes of roads, farmland, villages, wild fields, ponds, rivers & mountains
- Trek to a beautiful spot for picnic lunch
PM: - Free time to relax in the refreshing water at a nearby river
- Move to an awaiting Vietnamese tuk-tuk which transfers you back to homestay
Day 3: Explore local Village
AM: - Interact with local people living at a village in the hills
- Learn about their daily life, walk around farmland and rice fields
- Learn about the local technique of making rice wine and weaving textiles
- Lunch at homestay
- Check out and Goodbye!

• 6 Things Persuade You to Stay in Pu Luong Retreat

1. Exceptional Beauty
 
Situated in Pu Luong Nature Reserve, Pu Luong Retreat is an ideal place to enjoy a peaceful and natural stay among the landscape filled up with forests, farmlands, limestone mountains, valley. And the opportunity to see the daily life of Thai ethnic minority in their traditional village is indispensable.
 
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2. Get Active
 
All activities offered by Pu Luong Retreat are associated with nature discovery, especially the kayaking, rafting, hiking & trekking are applied in Thia River and Pu Luong mountain respectively. You will realize that Pu Luong mountain is one of the best places for hiking in Vietnam.
 
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3. Off Beaten Track
 
Pu Luong Retreat offers the stay and itinerary far from the busy and noise of urban areas, only nature instead. Travelers will feel as all pressure has gone away while immersing in the beauty of scenery.
 
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4. Authenticity
 
Pu Luong Retreat is made from the co-operation between local community works and the investors, which is effort to create an authentic experience for travelers. Specifically, they are Ban U Kha, who spent much of his life living in the tunnel during the Vietnam war and produce lamps (you can see the big lamps made by him at the entrance of the lodge), and Ha Thi Sen, who are very skilful at using natural way to cook the tasty meal for customers.
 
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5. Finding Your Best Eco-Solution
 
Apart from effort to make the lodge eco-friendly, one of priorities of Pu Luong Retreat is the involvement of the locals. By hiring the locals, Pu Luong Retreat creates job opportunity for them very well and set a strong positive connection between the lodge and the locals from the beginning. Besides, Pu Luong Retreat focuses on nature & environment, training employees about the importance of sustainability, spreading knowledge to change the local behavior and make positive impact for the region.
 
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Hiring Local People is Good Way to Create Jobs
6. Local Material
 
As mentioned, authenticity is also one of priorities of Pu Luong Retreat Homestay. It’s reason why 99% of facilities here are made from local material such as water of infinity pool and pond is sourced from the mountain through a natural cleaning techniques, houses are built from rocks mixing with a little bit modern sustainable elements, lamps made by Ban U Kha’s particular design with bamboo storage. Specially, rocks and trees are kept in the way they are. It means that from the beginning, if there was a tree on the spot where the bungalows should stand, Pu Luong Retreat would be built around it, not cut it away. The same is made with the natural rocks here.
 
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Now, what do you think? Whoever you are a traveler who love backpacking in Vietnam, a gentleman love the unique route for trekking in Vietnam or a lady traveling to find a little bit tranquility for your life, Pu Luong Retreat is without-doubt the ideal stopover for your holiday in Vietnam to see a beautiful nature paradise.
 
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