VIETNAM'S TRADITIONAL TRAILS

Mai Chau is famed for its splendid vistas of mountains and valleys surrounded by lush landscape and stilt houses.

Highlights

  • Enjoy the cool mountain breeze as you drift along with a bamboo raft
  • Witness a traditional ethnic dance and music performance.
  • Stay overnight in an ecolodge 
  • A leisurely 2-3 hour Cycling tour through the breathtaking valley of Mai Chau

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  • Duration

    3 Days / 2 nights

  • Destinations

    Hanoi - Mai Chau

Our Services Include:
  • English speaking guide
  • Private air-con transportation from Hanoi to Mai Chau.
  • Specific accommodation based on Double sharing in Mai Chau.
  • Activities as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Entrance fees.
  • Meals (without drinks) as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Mineral water & Cold Towel
Our Services Exclude:
  • Tipping for tour guide, vehicle’s driver & local guide for trekking tours.
  • Surcharge for single supplement.
  • Other meals & services that were not mentioned in our program.

The additional surcharge applies for bookings on Christmas, New Year & Tet (Lunar New Year).

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ITINERARY/SCHEDULE

Hanoi to Mai Chau (150km) 4hrs

Biking distance (15-20km)

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 up. 

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. Dinner will be served at the lodge.

Tour duration 2-3hrs

Trekking distance (3-5km)

After breakfast, drive to Mai Hich then enjoy the cool mountain breeze for 2-3 hours. walk along scenic mountain trails with opportunities to stop and observe local traditions. There is a chance for experiencing the bamboo raft (own expenses) before having lunch at the local home.

In the afternoon, relax by the hotel pool or walk to the small villages of Lac and nearby Pom Coong to browse the handicrafts made by local artisans, or take a stroll around the village and enjoy a cup of coffee with the friendly villagers. End of the day enjoys a traditional Thai performance of music and dance. The Thai ethnic group has inhabited this area for centuries and much of their lifestyle and traditions have remained unchanged over the years (this activity will be organized by the resort - there will be other guests joining).

Mai Chau - Hanoi (150km) 4hrs

Today is free at leisure to unwind and enjoy the beautiful surroundings before checking-out and driving back to Hanoi. Estimated arriving Hanoi in the late afternoon.