• Hiking day

We invite you to find here below some examples of hiking days that we recommend you during your stay at Pan Hou village.

A trek day begins at 9am and ends in the afternoon, depending on your walking pace and the itinerary that you will have chosen, by between 15 and 16h. Lunch for participants are  provided as part of our services.

Hikes are leaded by a local guide,  member of a minority of the Song Chay Mountains (our local guides only speak Vietnamese).

The walking duration and height differences noted in our documents are only approximations: we can possibly adapt our routes according to your expectations and the level of your group.

Option 1: Hike to the village of Yen Son

Your hike day start at 9am after your breakfast . At the beginning of the walk, you pass through a village of Yao with long tunics who have settled their house on pillar on the mountainside. You will go through the rice fields in terraces, the bamboo forests.

The group stops at a Red Dao House . The family is welcoming you with a cup of local tea. You can either rest while waiting for lunch or join your local guide to assist him in the preparation of the meal.

The walk will continue in the afternoon to a Tay village in the valley. The group will then follow the river to return to Panhou Village. 

L- Red Dao

Walking duration: 4h30-5h

Topography:+300m/-300m



Option 2: Hike to Nam Khoa village

You will depart after breakfast to nearby mountain. The day walk begins with an ascension and the crossing of a pass. The landscape widened to more distant mountains which seem to be moving towards the undulations of feeders terraced slopes.

You arrive in a village of Red Dao. The women wear a bright red dress and a shiny brocade and cultivate medicinal plants which are used to prepare the traditional way baths to cure muscle pain, arthritis, flu, or just relax ...

You will have lunch at one of the family of the village before pounding the rice terraces, reliefs and tea plantations, towards a Đaos long tunic village and Pan Hou Village. 

L- Red Dao

Walking duration: 4h30-5h

Topography:+300m/-300m



Option 3: Panhou - Nậm Nghí - Giàng Hạ - Panhou

You have the opportunity before your hike day to enjoy your breakfast at the Pan Hou Village restaurant and if you got up early to discover the gardens of the eco lodge managed by the tays gardeners.

You leave with your local guide at 9am to explore the nearby mountains through tropical forests and rice terraces.

You stop in a village of the Red Dao for lunch. By necessity, they have sculpted the mountain and its rivers to grow rice, the main food of their meal. These painful adjustments enable them to live in the heights and, by the way, offer you unique landscapes to contemplate. The cooler climate and fresh water in abundance also contribute to the growth of lush tea trees.

You keep walking in the afternoon through manioc fields, bamboo forests, tea plantations, then a village of Yao with Long tunic and finally Pan Hou. "

L- Red Dao

Walking duration: 5h

Topography:+400m/-400m


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