Fairy scene between Northwestern mountains and forests
Explore Pu Luong Destination
Pu Luong is about 170km from Hanoi, so you can easily go by car on HCM highway with time about 4 hours and 80km only about 1:30 minutes from Tho Xuan airport, Thanh Hoa to Pu Luong if you just choose To this place, enjoy a 3 day 2 night stay in Pu Luong very suitable.
If you have more time, you can combine the vacation to Mai Chau – Pu Luong 4 days 3 nights. Pu Luong itself is an interesting destination and is cool all year round with golden sunshine and two seasons when rice is ripe and water is poured from 5-6 and 9 October. Live of wild mountains and forests.
Indeed Pu Luong is one of the few dense primeval forests with extremely diverse and rich fauna and flora ecosystem. The weather and temperate climate is also quite cool, making it a destination for many nature lovers.
Not only that, coming to Pu Luong, you also have the opportunity to exchange and learn about the unique cultural features and customs of Muong and Thai ethnic people currently living here.
Foreign tourists like to choose the beautiful and diverse routes of Hoa Binh – Mai Chau – Ninh Binh and Cat Ba and Ha Long Bay 6-8 days. Or a Northwest arc from Sapa – Dien Bien – Lai Chau- Mai Chau- Pu Luong – Ninh Binh – Halong Bay for 2 weeks if you have plenty of time and explore the integrity of history, majestic nature and people in the Northwest, Vietnam.
No one remembers killing and describing nature in the Northwest better than the poet Quang Dung. Still the fierce majesty radiating from the towering peaks, reaching the sky high; emerging from the winding roads between thousands of mountains coinciding with steep slopes.
But the way that Quang Dung describes it is really impressive because verses such as music and painting are considered to be great writers of an ink painting.
“Up a steep bend / depths / Pigs smoke alcohol, guns smell the sky / Thousand yards up a thousand yards down / Whom’s house rains far away from the sea”
The Northwestern mountains are also a place containing countless interesting things that captivate the romantic souls of Tay Tien boys and now for travelers from all over the world to explore, dream and explore and touch the wilderness.
Each ethnic group has different costumes, customs, cuisines and architecture. The diversity of each of these small communities has created the diversity of the whole land, a unique attraction from people.
The scenery and nature of the Northwestern mountains and forests also bring features that overwhelm any visitor. Only in the Northwest can visitors admire the terraced fields that captivate people, especially during the ripe rice season, or the majestic mountain scenery.
Moreover, it is the warm welcome of the indigenous people. Whoever you are, just go to the house, the people are always ready to welcome you warmly, they invite you to come in and raise a cup of corn wine, rice wine. In the cold weather, gathering together by the fire, raising a cup of delicious wine, all distances and geography have no meaning anymore.
The Northwest is not only a majestic, dangerous and poetic land with vast forests and terraced fields but also a store of folk cultural sediments formed, preserved and developed from thousands of generations. .
When it comes to folk culture of the Northwest region, we need to identify it from many aspects, aspects and values: indigenous origin; in daily life; customs, practices …
These aspects, aspects and values have formed and gradually affirmed the folk culture of the peoples of the Northwestern region which is very diverse and rich in types, forms of performance and modes of transmission.
The far northwestern region also contains many folklore wonders. Each village, each land area is a custom and custom that no matter how much you go and feel a lot, it is hard to tell, only to feel the land, people, nature, cuisine, culture. Northwest in general and Thai culture in particular.
Rice trays in Pu Luong often have specialties such as grilled fish, roasted chicken, Grilled Co Lung duck, grilled pork, boiled egg, sour bamboo shoot soup, or stir-fried bamboo shoots with a plate of salted palate … Especially Co Lung duck dish, just ready-made duck, outdoor grill, herbs and a little beer, you will have a delicious drink right away. The duck is delicious, tender and fragrant, and grilled with charcoal.
Com Lam is a very simple dish with a characteristic flavor of the Northwestern mountains. The combination of the aroma of sticky rice with the aroma of bamboo and cork creates an attractive aftertaste of Pu Luong lam rice.
Not only food in Pu Luong is delicious, there is also a spicy wine that is rich in Thanh ethnicity. Wine needs to be made from cassava yeast and mineral water, so it has its own flavor. Absolutely not mixed with any other alcohol. Pu Luong wine is an indispensable drink in every meal of Thai and Muong people in Pu Luong.