A scenic 4-hour drive to Mai Chau. Located in Hoa Binh Province, Mai Chau is famed for its splendid vistas of mountains and valleys surrounded by lush landscape and stilt houses.
Depart Hanoi for a scenic 4 hrs. drive to Mai Chau. Located in Hoa Binh Province, Mai Chau is famed for its splendid vistas of mountains and valleys surrounded by lush landscape and stilt houses, inhabited mainly by the White Thai ethnic group. Upon arrival, check in and rest in a while.
In the late afternoon, take a leisurely 2 to 3 hrs. cycling tour through the beautiful valley of Mai Chau and the minority village villages including the interaction with local people to learn about their daily lives. Later, return to your hotel and overnight in Mai Chau.
After breakfast, depart from your hotel for 1.5 hrs. drive to Pu Luong. Situated on the way from Mai Chau to Cuc Phuong National park, it is a truly “off the beaten track” destination for those who are looking for a peaceful venue, stay away from the bustling life with the stunning rice terrace fields, beautiful nature, breath-taking mountain passes and traditional villages of ethnic minorities. On arrival, start trekking through the beautiful scenery and the local villages before reaching Pu Luong retreat where a tasty lunch lunch will be served. Later, drive back to Mai Chau and the rest of the day at leisure.
Today is free at leisure to unwind and enjoy the beautiful surroundings before checking-out and driving back Hanoi. Estimated arriving Hanoi in the late afternoon.