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I highly recomend getting out of the busy cities to experience true nature. Booked a 2 day 1 night trip with handspan travel. Got picked up at our hotel by our tourist guide and a... read more

Reviewed 18 December 2016
rebecca a
Stockholm, Sweden
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

I highly recomend getting out of the busy cities to experience true nature. Booked a 2 day 1 night trip with handspan travel. Got picked up at our hotel by our tourist guide and a chauffeur. From hanoi it tokk around 4 hours to get to our starting point. From there it was pure bliss (and a bit of hard... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

We did 3 days there, you should come on summer, visit Mu Stream. It is pure and beautiful, our lovely trip was stayed with local people on Silt house, ate and cooked with them. They were very friendly, showed us the real life and visited school. We also took bicycle for long way to other villages in this area, it... More 

2 Thank Candy C
Fredericksburg, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2015

We had a great experience in Ngoc Son and Ngo Luong Reserve with Ethnic Voyage, we loved the way that the Thai and Muong Ethnic Minorities lived here in harmony with virgin nature

1 Thank PhilipB99
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Reviewed 10 October 2014

Going to Ngoc son is like visiting jurassic park without the dinosaurs. The pristine hardly changed environment is superb. The way of life is as it probably has been for decades, maybe even cwnturies (exlude the electricity). Beautiful rice paddies, water buffalos, pigs, corn, herbs and spices within reach. Beautiful waterfall and interesting trek as well. Not too daring or... More 

2 Thank Snokker
Groningen, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2014

This is a trip you won't likely forget. Not too heavy hiking through amazing surroundings being welcomed by the nicest people in their houses, drink some tea, ricewine and have fantastic lunches and dinners in their beautiful houses. We did not have the time to go to sapa but still wanted to do nice trekking and spend the night in... More 

4 Thank Arjen C
Hanoi, Vietnam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2012

As an expat living in Hanoi, I have visited twice the Ngoc Son- Ngo Luong reserve: once when I was pregnant and the second time recently with my 1yr son. In both occasions, the people in the reserve look after us very kindly. This is the best option for those wanting to learn about the culture and the lifestyle of... More 

5 Thank hanoiangecko
Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2012

Having heard about how crowded the trekking villages of sapa have become, we contacted the Handspan agency and arranged a two day trek with village stay in the Ngoc Son/ngo luong Reserve. This ares has only recently been opened to tourism and during our time there we saw no other westerners. The family we stayed with and all the villagers... More 

6 Thank btomtileman

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