Pù Luông Nature Reserve, Vietnam: Weather & Time to Visit

Pù Luông Nature Reserve is a place to hide from the heat in your city and leave behind all the stress you have to deal with every day. Pu Luong, in the local language, stands for "the highest mountain peak". Pu Luong is a National Park located in Ba Thuoc and Quan Hoa districts, just about 130 kilometers away from Thanh Hoa City to the north-west.

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Cover an area of more than 17.600 ha together with a diverse system of flora and fauna, Pu Luong in Thanh Hoa impresses tourists with the natural beauty of its primary forests, rice terraces, and the peaceful life of the local Thai ethnic minorities. It is a new destination for many tourists loving nature and wishing to discover new lands in their journey.

Weather & Best Time to visit Pu Luong in Thanh Hoa?

Pu Luong Vietnam is located in the mountains of the northern province of Thanh Hoa, close to the Lao border, area has a particular climate similar to mountainous provinces of the north of the country. It lies in the Pu Luong Nature Reverse, surrounds by a series of high mountains and dense forests, which results in Pu Luong with seasonal changing temperature.


Best months to visit Pu Luong Thanh Hoa is from late May and early June when the season starts. All the terraces will be covered with the green color of young rice tarrace, that will brings about a feeling of peace and tranquility. Although it is hot in summer in Thanh Hoa Province, Pu Luong still maintains a comfortable temperature thanks to its location on a low limestone mountain area, with many tropical rainforests and a sparse population.

September and October are the harvest time in Pu Luong Thanh Hoa. All the rice terraces on the uphill mountains will turn a glorious yellow and makes the place an opulent and dreamy area. At this time, thousands of tourists come to visit the attraction every year.


If this recommended time is not available for your schedule, you can still come to visit Pu Luong at any season around the year to have relaxing moments in an open atmosphere. Especially, there is always a thin layer of dew covering some villages at a certain height.

Where to Stay in Pu Luong Nature Reserve Thanh Hoa?

There are no hotels for accommodation in Pu Luong Thanh Hoa. Instead, local homestay is more popular in the area, located mostly in the Co Lung, Thanh Lam, Thanh Son, and Lung Cao Commune in Ba Thuoc District. Most of the homestays have collective rooms at the price of 100,000 to 150,000 VND per person a night. You will have a chance to experience daily life and try some special foods prepared by the house owners. Recently, some resorts have been built up to meet the rising demands of high-qualified resort services.


- Puluong Retreat: Located in Pu Luong Nature Reserve, this property provides a peaceful space to relax among the green scenery of nature. This has an outdoor infinity pool, restaurant, and gardens with lively blocks of stones. Tourists can admire the mountains and rice terraces from there.

- Ban Hieu Garden Lodge: Located in Hieu Village in Puluong Nature Reserve. Tourists can ride a bike to discover the area, take a bath at Hieu Stream, visit some villages where Thai ethnic minority lives, admire yellow terraced fields, go fishing and take part in outdoor activities,...

- Puluong Natura Bungalow: Located in Don Village, Ba Thuoc District, the resort has an area of 1800 square meters, the most unique infinity pool in Vietnam stays next to the terraced so that tourists can immerse themselves in the wild natural scenery.

- Some Local Homestay in Pu Luong: Pu Luong is quite large area, depending to your schedule and itinerary that you can choose one of the villages to stay.  Consult some in our recommended list below:

  • Kho Muong Village: Mr. Nech (0945.801.124), Mr. Nam (0394.904.372), Mr. Thanh Tuan (0945801224).
  • Nua Village: Mr. Hoang (, Mr. Minh (085.755.0703).
  • Kit Village: Mr. Thao  (0372.494.42).

As there are not too many homestay in Pu Luong area. Therefore, you should make reservations in advance, especially in the high seasons. Moreover, you can also search for other homestays in surrounding areas like Mai Chau, from which you can easily access Pu Luong by motorbike or car.

What Local Food to Eat in Pu Luong Thanh Hoa?

Because Pu Luong has just developed tourism very recent, so restaurant services have not met current demands of tourists yet. Instead, you will have chance to enjoy meals at your homestay prepared by the owners. The menu will be up to your choice and should be pre-odered. However, generally, there is local rice or sticky rice prepared with some other local specialties on a big leaf tray. The meal is typical for Thai minority food.

How to Get to Pu Luong Nature Reserve in Thanh Hoa ?

- By public transportation: There is no direct routes to Pu Luong if you choose to transfer by a public vehicle. Therefore, if you are not familiar with local transportation, it is not highly recommended because you have to make some transits on the journey in local language. From Hanoi Capital City, you can take a local bus to the center of Bac Thuoc (Cang Nang town). Then, take a taxi for about 20-kilometer journey. From Giap Bat Station or My Dinh Station in Hanoi, contact the driver Hoang Phuong at the number 0973737778.

- By private vehicle: The most popular and convenient way to visit Pu Luong in Thanh Hoa is by private vehicle (motorbike, car) that you can hire in Hanoi or Ninh Binh. If you travel from Hanoi, follow National Highway No.6 toward Hoa Binh Province, then you can have a choice of going through Lung Van cloud valley or Ban Lac Village in Mai Chau Hoa Binh to reach Pu Luong.

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