Kho Muong Village, Bat Cave – Amazing Beauty In Pu Luong,Thanh Hoa

In Thai language, Kho Muong also means Hua Muong. “Kho” means the root, “Muong” means the village. Kho Muong is the first place where people set up a business here. Over 300 years ago in the process of hunting, some people in Lung Cao commune found that this valley had convenient water sources along with a large plain, so they migrated here. 

1. Where is Kho Muong Village?

About 200km from Hanoi capital, Ban Kho Muong is located in Pu Luong nature reserve, Thanh Hoa. From Canh Nang town of Ba Thuoc district, go northwest around the foot of the mountain to Kho Muong village, Thanh Son commune. approximately 30 kilometers. The village is located deep in the core area of Pu Luong National Nature Reserve, separate from other villages in the region, less affected by human impact, so it still retains its inherent poetic beauty.

2. What attracts tourists in Kho Muong village?

2.1.Pure Thai version

This place seems to be separate from the outside because the majority of Thai people live together with a system of caves and natural rock streams that promise to bring you an extremely special experience when coming here.

Viewed from above, Kho Muong appears with the simple and idyllic beauty of the hamlets on stilts close together in the terraced fields on the cliffs, next to the paddy fields, corn fields, and cassava fields. Most of them have thatched roofs, palm roofs with stables for buffaloes and cows below, while people sleep on the top as a tradition from a long time ago. In front of the stilt houses are gentle terraced fields. Surrounding Kho Muong is the immense green of pristine old-growth forest scenes like embracing and protecting villages. Everything appears as a picture of the “fairy scene” place.

Kho Muong valley is a relatively flat area, about 280ha wide, where more than 60 Thai households live. Running along the valley is a stream that provides an important source of water for the people here to live and grow. The people here live mainly by growing rice, corn, cassava, etc. This product is made mainly to serve the daily meals of the people here. Thanks to what nature has bestowed, people know how to invest in building infrastructure to attract tourists to visit. Experience the services here

Coming to Kho Muong village, in addition to admiring the natural scenery, experiencing, learning about the culture and customs of the Thai people, immersing in the rustic life, enjoying traditional dishes with rich flavors: Lam rice, banana flower salad, bitter soup, corn wine, pickled palanquin and duck meat,…

2.2.Bat Cave (Khoa Muong Cave)

Located in a cave complex discovered in Pu Luong Nature Reserve – Thanh Hoa. Kho Muong Cave has now become an attractive destination, evoking the feeling that this place is like a land that once rested and was once forgotten.

The entreance to the cave is a craggy dirt road covered with trees. Making up Bat Cave are the towering limestone blocks that were formed about 250 million years ago. The system of rivers and streams in the cave creates a connection between the valley valleys.

The road to the cave is quite steep and slippery, with rocky patches, as a challenge to visitors. Limestone stalactites from many generations carved into countless strange shapes from people, trees, to beasts. Going through the slippery cliffs, the deeper you go into the cave, the more opportunities you have to admire the colorful and colorful blocks, listen to the sound of water falling from afar, you will find it interesting to come to the cave. here.

Kho Muong Cave is also home to many types of bats. There are at least four species of bats, both insectivores and fruit-eaters. They appear with different seasons of the year, contributing to eliminating dangerous insects here.

3. Ideal time to Kho Muong village

With each season, this place will bring visitors different experiences. According to us, you should come here on:

  • May to June: This place will cover itself with a green color where rice terraces are planted.
  • September to October: This time Pu Luong is very crowded with tourists to visit the ripe golden rice fields. Yellow color of warmth. full. Surrounded by green mountains. The colors of life create a magnificent and impressive painting, looming in the distance are the precarious houses on the mountainside. Inside the simple and rustic house, the smell of new rice spreads, mixed with the scent of fresh straw, a scent that reminds visitors every time visitors come to the Vietnamese villages.

4. How to get to Pu Luong:

  • Bus: From Hanoi, take a bus from Gia Lam, Giap Bat bus station to Thanh Hoa to Canh Nang town and then hire a taxi, motorbike or motorbike taxi to Pu Luong about 20km.
  • Motorbike: The most convenient way, you can ride a motorbike along Highway 6 in the direction of Hoa Binh -> go through Lung Van valley (or Ban Lac, Mai Chau) -> to Pu Luong. The distance is about 200km, the travel time is about 4-5 hours.
  • Limousine: 16-seat limousine bus to pick up and drop off at your hotel in Hanoi to Pu Luong. Besides, when choosing a limousine, you will experience a better service than a regular bus.

5. You can refer to some tours to Pu Luong of our:

Choosing to Pu Luong Nature Reserve 2 Days 1 Night Small Group Tour From Hanoi unique group tour to reach the hidden Pu Luong Nature Reserve. The best opportunity to discover a beautiful and natural area. There is no better way to enjoy the peaceful atmosphere and meet the local people than hiking in the Reserve. You will be impressed by the scenery, the mountains, the rice field terraces and the valley making this place wonderful destination for your excursions in Vietnam.

Joing to Mai Chau – Pu Luong – Ninh Binh 4 Days 3 Nights From Hanoi this combination is the perfect tour to discover most beautiful places of Vietnam.  Learn more about one of Vietnam’s ethnic minority groups, the Muong people in Mai Chau valley, Pu Luong reserve is an authentic place unspoiled by tourism. Minorities in Pu Luong (as Black Thai) live from agriculture. Trekking through the villages will offer you the chance to meet them, discover their culture and daily life, learn about their agriculture system (especially the waterwheels system). The nature in Pu Luong is intact and swim by a waterfall in the middle of the jungle is an amazing experience that this tour provides to you. Then, in NinhBinh, you will board a boat to discover the Halong Bay on land, Trang An. Hiking to the top of mountain Mua cave to have great view river.

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