Pu Luong – The charming of The Northwest mountains region | Cruise Mekong River

Pu Luong – The charming of The Northwest mountains region

The water wheel still circulates all day and night in Pu Luong
About 80 km away from Mai Chau, Pu Luong is an ideal place for tourists to explore the rustic, pristine beauty of the Northwest mountains. Pu Luong is located in Quan Hoa and Ba Thuoc districts of Thanh Hoa province, which was established in 1999 with an area of 17,662 ha. Of which 13,320 ha is strictly protected area, the remaining 4,343 ha is ecological restoration area. Pu Luong is named by the Thai ethic people, which means the highest mountain in the region. Travel to Pu Luong with:  Indochina tour Vietnam

The beauty of Pu Luong

The beauty of Pu Luong- source: internet

 

The best time to visit Pu Luong is around June and October, when rice ripes on terraced fields on the hillside, making Pu Luong looks rich, peaceful and romantic…However, visitors can come here any season of the year to relax with cool space, with fog all year round covered in some upland villages.

The fasinating view of ripe rice on terraced fields in Pu Luong

The fasinating view of ripe rice on terraced fields in Pu Luong- source: internet

Following the trails, visitors will reach the Hieu Village, Don Village, Kho Muong,… where the stilt houses lay side by side, surrounded by paddling fields. Residents of many local villages are not fluent in formal language, few tourist services, which makes Pu Luong attractive, as places like Mai Chau, Hoa Binh, Mu Cang Chai…are too crowded tourists. Tours on Indochina

The water wheel still circulates all day and night in Pu Luong

The water wheel still circulates all day and night in Pu Luong -source: internet

In tourism publications, Pu Luong was introduced as an ecological area – home to over 1,540 plant species and over 900 species of animals. Among them, there are many rare species of flora and fauna listed in the world’s Red Book such as Pa Co pine, orchid, limestone, gray langurs, clouded leopard, chamois, Asian black bear … Besides, the karst limestone system of limestone ecosystems in the caves is also immense. In addition, contributing largely to the attraction of Pu Luong that is the cultural identity of the Thai ethnic people. The specialty of Pu Luong as well as many areas in the northwestern mountain forests are “bitter” vegetables, hill chicken,… Although food cruisine is not so diverse, but fresh, clean and naturally raised, which is extremely attractive to visitors.

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