Located around 70km to the southwest of Hue City, A Luoi is a mountainous district close to the Laotian-Vietnamese border. A Luoi Village is infamous as a war zone and also home to several minorities including the Pa Ca, Ta Oi, Co Tu or Pa Hy. Come to this village, tourists will have an authentic ecological travel, an extremely different type of tourism in Hue.
Getting To A Luoi Village from Hue City
To travel from Hue city to A Luoi, travellers can use motorbikes, if going in a group should rent a car or taxi drive for the journey. Taking the national road 49, tourists can easily reach this mountainous town from Hue City. Another option is daily bus in Hue station, but own transport is still recommended because points of interest are quite far from the town.
Accommodation in A Luoi Village
Travel to A Luoi Village, tourists can choose to stay at a hotel or guesthouse, but the best way to experience an authentic trip is booking a homestay to get into the rustic life of the locals. Visitors have chance to witness the farming activities, knitting, and Zeng waving, savor special dishes, and enjoy a camp fire with ethnic people.
Things to See and Do in A Luoi Village
A Luoi welcomes visitors by the step and winding hills of the Truong Son Mountains and many interesting sites such as Behem, Binh Dien, Blood stream, Mo Qua Pass...
Taking a short rest after a long distance transfer, tourists can visit some historical sites including Hamburger Hill, tunnel system in So Cave, Hong Van Border Gates as well as stop at Pe Ke Pass, Tai Meo Mountain, or Con Cop Hill along the way.
Relaxing and regaining the health by soaking in A Roang hot stream, admiring the fascinating view of A Nor Waterfall will be unforgettable experiences when travelling to A Luoi. A Nor Waterfall is a spectacular place with 3 small waterfalls cascading water into a large lake, making it to be a famous attraction for the adventurous travellers.
Continue the amazing trip with a trek to A Roang Mountain, another special destination in A Luoi district. Visitors will have chance to discover the beauty of a 3.000ha primeval forest. This jungle is home to many faunas and floras in which consisting of many rare species. After that, keep moving to the legendary Ho Chi Minh Trial nearby to learn about a great structure of Vietnam people in the war time.
If time allows, tourists should pay a visit to some minority villages of the Pa Co, Ta Oi, Co Tu or Pa Hy to experience their rustic life and enjoy some local dishes as well. Travel to A Luoi village is really a correct decision for people who love s adventure and immersing in the nature.