Thrilling Motorbike Tour in Pu Luong: 2 Half Days of Adventure

Day 1: Motorcycling to Bamboo Bridge, Visit Waterwheels and Bamboo Rafting (Guide)

In the morning, after breakfast, hop on a motorbike and head to the Bamboo Bridge. Along the way, you’ll have the chance to see the beautiful countryside, including sugar cane farms, corn farms, rice paddies, and small villages.

Once you arrive at the Bamboo Bridge, take some time to explore this unique landmark. Made entirely of bamboo, the bridge spans the Ma River and offers stunning views of the surrounding countryside. Take your time to enjoy the structure of the Bamboo Bridge.

The Bamboo Bridge is a famous landmark located in the heart of the Vietnamese countryside, spanning across the Ma River. The bridge is made entirely of bamboo and is a marvel of local craftsmanship.

The Bamboo Bridge is rebuilt every year, using traditional techniques and materials. The bridge is designed to be sturdy enough to support the weight of pedestrians, bicycles, and even small motorbikes.

Walking across the Bamboo Bridge is a unique experience that allows you to take in the stunning views of the surrounding countryside. From the bridge, you can see the tranquil Ma River and the lush greenery of the Vietnamese countryside.

In addition to its aesthetic appeal, the Bamboo Bridge is also an important connection between local communities on either side of the Ma River. The bridge is used by locals to transport goods, visit friends and family, and attend local festivals and events.

The Bamboo Bridge is a testament to the ingenuity and resourcefulness of the Vietnamese people, who have been using bamboo as a building material for centuries. It’s a must-see attraction for anyone visiting the area and is a unique cultural experience that you won’t forget.

After admiring the bridge, continue your journey by cruising along the Ma River on a local boat. As you glide along the water, keep your eyes peeled for blooming lotus flowers, local fishermen, water buffaloes, and a variety of bird species.

What to see in Ma River?

If you’re lucky, you may also spot blooming lotus flowers in the water. The lotus flower is a symbol of purity and enlightenment in Vietnamese culture and is often associated with Buddhism. Seeing a field of lotus flowers in bloom can be a truly breathtaking experience.

In addition to lotus flowers, you may also see other types of aquatic plants and wildlife, such as fish, crabs, and turtles. The river is also an important source of food and livelihood for many local communities, so you may see fishermen casting their nets or tending to their fishing boats.

Overall, cruising along the Ma River offers a unique perspective on the natural beauty and local culture of the area. It’s a great way to relax and take in the sights and sounds of the Vietnamese countryside.

Once you’ve finished your boat ride, hop back on your motorbike and head to the waterwheels in Chieu Lau Village. Here, you can witness the traditional way of farming and see how these ancient machines work.

Waterwheels in Pu Luong are an interesting cultural and historical attraction that you can visit. These waterwheels are used to irrigate the rice paddies in the area and are powered by the natural flow of water from the Cham River. They have been used for generations by local farmers and are an integral part of the agricultural landscape in Pu Luong.

Visitors can witness the traditional way of farming and see how these waterwheels work. It’s a beautiful sight to see these ancient machines at work and to understand the importance of them for the local people.

Aside from visiting the waterwheels, tourists can also take a walk around the area and explore the peaceful countryside. The stunning scenery with terraced rice fields and limestone mountains is a great backdrop for taking photos.

Visiting the waterwheels in Pu Luong is a great way to learn about the history and culture of the area while enjoying the beautiful scenery.

Finally, cycle to Chieng Lau village, where you can explore the local way of life and culture. Take a relaxing bamboo rafting trip along the Cham Stream, and enjoy swimming in the cool water.

Take a moment to relax and soak in the beautiful scenery before hopping back on your motorbike and heading back to your starting point. This half-day motorbike tour is a great way to experience the natural beauty and unique culture of the Vietnamese countryside.

Overnight at Pu Luong Boutique Garden

Day 2: Motorcycling to Silk Village and Hieu Waterfall (Breakfast, Guide)

Continue your journey to Uoi Village, a tranquil oasis nestled at the foot of majestic limestone mountains. Pedal through scenic areas like rice fields, streams, and small villages. Explore Uoi Village’s traditional stilt houses and enjoy a dip in the refreshing stream flowing through the terraced fields. Unwind and connect with nature, away from the hustle and bustle of modern devices and pollution. Chat with the friendly locals and make new friends.

Next, head to Lan Village – a famous silk village in Vietnam, and the home of the Thai ethnic group. Visit a local silk-weaving household and witness the process of making traditional Thai silk from cocoon to finished product. Discover how silk is dyed, woven, and transformed into beautiful scarves, bags, and textiles. You can even try your hand at making silk yourself!

After the silk-weaving demonstration, take some time to explore the surrounding area, including the local rice paddies, streams, and traditional houses before cycling back to your lodge. This motorbike tour is a perfect way to explore the beauty of Pu Luong and experience the rich culture of the Thai people.

Start your day with breakfast at your lodge and get ready for a day full of adventure. Hop on your motorbike and ride to the nearby silk village, passing by scenic countryside landscapes and observing locals going about their daily lives.

At Lan Village – a famous silk village in Vietnam, and the home of the Thai ethnic group. Visit a local silk-weaving household and witness the process of making traditional Thai silk from cocoon to finished product. Discover how silk is dyed, woven, and transformed into beautiful scarves, bags, and textiles. You can even try your hand at making silk yourself!

Alternative for Lan Village:

Continue your journey to Uoi Village, a tranquil oasis nestled at the foot of majestic limestone mountains. Pedal through scenic areas like rice fields, streams, and small villages. Explore Uoi Village’s traditional stilt houses and enjoy a dip in the refreshing stream flowing through the terraced fields. Unwind and connect with nature, away from the hustle and bustle of modern devices and pollution. Chat with the friendly locals and make new friends.

After the silk-weaving demonstration, explore the local rice paddies, streams, and traditional houses before riding towards Hieu waterfall. Along the way, stop at the bustling Pho Doan Market, where you can immerse yourself in local culture and purchase unique souvenirs. The market is only open on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays, so plan accordingly.

In addition to shopping, Pho Doan Market is also an excellent place to sample local cuisine from a variety of street food vendors, including traditional Vietnamese dishes, snacks, and desserts. You can learn more about the culture, history, and habits of local people there

At Hieu Village, take a refreshing dip in the cool water of the waterfall before driving back to your lodge for lunch and catch the shuttle bus to Hanoi in time. Alternatively, visit Khuyn Waterfall, a hidden gem in the forest that is less well-known to tourists. Collecting wood for a forest BBQ before taking a refreshing dip in the cool water and enjoying lunch in a natural setting is only for a full-day tour.

Our prices include:

  • Accommodation at Pu Luong Boutique Garden
  • Private boat for bamboo rafting
  • Visit local houses, farms… (Buffalos, pigs, dogs, cats, chickens…
  • Travel on the back of motorbike vehicle with an experienced safe driver.
  • The services of experienced English-speaking local guides as indicated in the itinerary
  • Where necessary, entry fees for all visits as mentioned in the programme.
  • Lunches (as specified in the itinerary) in the local house or on the bamboo boat

Our prices do not include:

  • VAT 8% (Government tax)
  • Drinks, gratuities and personal expenses, tip for local house 5$ – 10$/ group
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