3 day all inclusive packages

Join an international group of runners on a package including all logistics from Hanoi to the race and back.

Included in the packages:

  • Return transfer Hanoi (Turtle Lake Brewing CompanyGoogle maps) – Race location (Pu Luong Nature Reserve) – Hanoi (Hanoi Opera House)
  • 2 nights of accommodation (Friday and Saturday). Read more about the accommodation here
  • Post-race BBQ dinner on Saturday at Ban Hang Race Village
  • Friday night Carb Load dinner
  • All indicated meals (B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner): Friday (-, -, D), Saturday (B, L, D), Sunday (B, -, -). Drinks are not included

3-day all inclusive package prices

*Package prices are per person and exclude race fee. Private room standard is twin/double sharing with another runner.
Children policy: Children under 6: free (sharing bed with parents) | 6-11 years old: Child rate, extra bed | Over 11: Adult pricing

Accommodation | Cơ sở lưu trúRoom type | Loại phòngAdult | Người lớnChild | Trẻ em
BAN HANG RACE VILLAGEBan Hang Homestay (Communal stilt house / Nhà sàn chung)VND 2,950,000
(~USD 129)
VND 2,150,000
(~USD 95)
PU LUONG RETREATBungalow / Deluxe Room (Twin/double sharing) – SOLD OUT/HẾT CHỖVND 5,500,000
(~USD 239)
VND 3,300,000
(~USD 145)
Communal Stilt House / Nhà sàn chungVND 3,650,000
(~USD 159)
VND 2,400,000
(~USD 105)
TIEN SEN HOME OF PU LUONG RETREATPrivate room, sharing bathrooms (double sharing)VND 4,100,000
(~USD 179)
VND 3,300,000
(~USD 145)
Communal Stilt House / Nhà sàn chungVND 3,650,000
(~USD 159)
VND 2,400,000
(~USD 105)
PU LUONG HOMEBungalow (Twin/double sharing) – 1 MALE slot remainsVND 5,050,000
(~USD 219)
VND 3,300,000
(~USD 145)
Private room, sharing bathrooms (Twin/double sharing)VND 4,100,000
(~USD 179)
VND 3,300,000
(~USD 145)
Communal Stilt House / Nhà sàn chungVND 3,650,000
(~USD 159)
VND 2,400,000
(~USD 105)
PU LUONG ECO GARDENDeluxe Room (Twin/double sharing)VND 5,050,000
(~USD 219)
VND 3,300,000
(~USD 145)

PROGRAM

The schedule is subject to change prior to the race.

Welcome to Hanoi, the beautiful capital of Vietnam. If you arrive during the morning you can leave your luggage for free at our meeting place.

Meeting place: Turtle Lake Brewing Company
Address: 105 Quang Khanh Str., Tay Ho Dist., Hanoi – Google maps.

8.30AM – 11:30AM: Pick up your bib number, t-shirt and important information letter. 

9:30AM – 12:00PM Bus departure for Pu Luong Nature Reserve. 

*The bus departs when full. The bus stops 1 time for 20-30 minutes for lunch.

**Optional Hanoi airport departure bus at 1PM on request (with surcharge $15/person) for those who arrive with late morning flights. Your race kit will be handed out on the bus.

6:00PM: Those staying at Pu Luong Retreat or other package accommodations rather than Ban Hang Race village will go direct to the resort and enjoy their Carb Load dinner there. Those staying in Ban Hang Race Village, a remote settlement in Pu Luong Nature Reserve, check in to traditional homestay stilt houses.

6:00PM – 8:00PM: Ban Hang Race dinner

7:00PM: Dinner at other accommodations (Pu Luong Home, Pu Luong Retreat, Pu Luong Eco Garden)

All package runners will be transferred to the race start from your pick-up location following the package:

Bus departure to the start:

  • 70km & 55km: 2AM from Ban Hang Race Village AND 2:30AM from Pu Luong Retreat/Home/Eco Garden (pick up on road QL15C) (Race start: 4:00 AM)
  • 42km: 3:45AM from Ban Hang Race Village AND 4:15AM from Pu Luong Retreat/Home/Eco Garden (pick up on road QL15C) (Race start: 5:45 AM)
  • 25km: 5:15AM from Ban Hang Race Village AND 5:45AM from Pu Luong Retreat/Home/Eco Garden (pick up on road QL15C) (Race start: 7:15 AM)
  • 10km: 7:30AM from Ban Hang Race Village AND 7:45AM from Pu Luong Retreat/Home/Eco Garden (pick up on road QL15C) (Race start: 8:30 AM)

*Note: The buses will depart on time and not wait for the late runners.

Supporters 

Supporters staying in Pu Luong Retreat/Home/Eco Garden will be picked up at 8:30AM for transfer to Ban Hang – the Finish area. Here you will be able to cheer on some of the runners and enjoy lunch, dinner surrounded by spectacular scenery.

At Ban Hang Finish Village

All distances finish at the Race Village, Ban Hang, on the edge of the Nature Reserve. This is a very remote village and all the homestays will play host to our runners, so this will become a unique trail running settlement for one weekend only! Here you can enjoy a light lunch, buy drinks and support the later runners. In the evening those who have booked the package will enjoy a BBQ Buffet Dinner to the sounds of the DJ music and a bonfire will be lit after dark.

Shower is available at the finish area. You can put towel and clean clothes in your drop-bag at the start line and pick it up at the finish line.

WINNER CEREMONY

We would like to invite the runners to attend the winner ceremony as below details:

Place: Finish area, Ban Hang
Time:

  • 11:30 AM – WINNER CEREMONY 10km & 25km
  • 4:00 PM – WINNER CEREMONY 42km, 55km & 70km

Transport back to Pu Luong Retreat / Home / Eco Garden

For those who do not stay at Ban Hang, buses run throughout the afternoon back to your accommodation’s bus stop. Buses depart hourly from 11AM to 10PM.

*Please note Saturday dinner is served at Ban Hang Race Village.

For the those who cannot get enough of running, it is possible to head out for a recovery run from the village in the morning, or simply relax before the buses depart for Hanoi.

8:00AM and 9:00AM: Departures for Hanoi.

*The bus stops 1 time for 20-30 minutes for lunch.

1:30PM to 3:30PM: Arrive in Hanoi

*Drop-off 1: Big C Thang Long

**Drop-off 2: Hanoi Opera House

(1) BAN HANG RACE VILLAGE

The Ban Hang Race Village is the finish line for all race distances. If you stay here you will be in the heart of the race atmosphere with over 300 other runners! This is a small Thai minority community where time stands still. The traditional stilt houses are surrounded by limestone mountains and rice paddies.

For the race weekend this community will become trail running central offering a unique chance to stay with just the locals and like-minded, adventurous runners for company.

The shared, traditional stilt houses provide simple, clean accommodation. Each runner will get their own sleeping area within a large communal space with a mattress, blanket and pillow.

(2) PU LUONG RETREAT AND TIEN SEN HOME (THE PANORAMIC HOME)

More about Pu Luong Retreat
“Tucked away on a hillside with the most stunning panoramic views in the area, Pu Luong Retreat provides a refreshing escape from the crowds only 160km – 4 hour drive from Hanoi.” – Pu Luong Retreat. About 13km from Pho Doan.

Tien Sen Home is managed by Pu Luong Retreat. The guests staying here can have access to the swimming pool at Pu Luong Retreat. Tien Sen Home is about 300m from the Pu Luong Retreat’s bus stop.

Bungalow / Deluxe Room, twin/double sharing basis  – SOLD OUT

En-suite bungalows/deluxe rooms for 2 to 3 adults in the original Pu Luong Retreat and 2 new buildings nearby.

Room at Tien Sen Home, twin/double sharing basis 

Only 01 room is available for 2-3 adults. Sharing bathrooms with guests at communal house. 

Communal Stilt House

Each runner will get their own sleeping area within a large communal space with a mattress, blanket and pillow.

(3) PU LUONG HOME

More about Pu Luong Home
About 13km from Pho Doan. Pu Luong Home is 400m from the VJM bus stop (same bus stop as Pu Luong Retreat and Tien Sen Home).

Bungalow, twin/double sharing basis – 1 MALE slot remains

En-suite rooms with 1 double bed or 2 beds for 2 adults.

Room on Stilt House, twin/double sharing basis 

Rooms with 1 double bed or 2 or 3 beds, for 2-3 adults. Sharing bathrooms among 6 rooms on the same floor.

Communal Stilt House

Each runner will get their own sleeping area within a large communal space with a mattress, blanket, pillow and mosquito net.

(4) PU LUONG ECO GARDEN

More about Pu Luong Eco Garden
About 18km from Pho Doan.  

Deluxe room, twin/double sharing basis 

En-suite rooms with 1 double bed or 2 beds for 2 adults.