With spectacular landscape, Mai Chau is equally beautiful as Sapa and it is yet to be touristy. This is not a place just to return to but an enchanting place to live in and a refuge for the soul.
Mai Chau has an outstanding landscape with lush rice fields and quaint villages settled in deep valley. With this two day trip, you will have a chance to capture mind blowing views of Mai Chau.
Day 1: Ha Noi – Mai Chau, Cycling (L,D)
08h00: Pick up from your hotel and head west towards Hoa Binh to have refreshment
10h00: Leave Hoa Binh for Mai Chau Valley, about 2hrs away, stop for snapping pictures.
12h00: Arrive in Mai Chau and have lunch in a family house in the local village.
14h00: Bicycle around the surrouding villages of White Thai Ethnic people. Learn more about their lives and cutures as your guide can help answer any questions.
18h00: Dinner with the family, get a closer look into their real life. Drink “ruou can” (traditional alcohol) with your new family.
Sleep in the village, in the stilt house, the most interesting part of the trip. Stilt houses are unique to Mai Chau and you cannot find this experience in other tour. You can sleep in the large communal room or you can order a private room
Day 2: Mai Chau – Ha Noi (B,L)
The early morning is the most peaceful time to walk aroud the villages. See women prepare foods on the wooden fire while the sun is rising over the beautiful mountains.
7h30: Breakfast in the village then walk to Mai Chau market then climb to 1000 Step Cave. The cave is breathtaking and so is the view of the area from the entrance of the cave.
12h00: Have lunch in the village before getting on the bus back to Hanoi.
17h00: Back to your hotel on Hanoi and finish the trip.
Price per person in USD
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9- 10 pax
– Rounding bus transportation
– Tour Guide
– Entrance ticket in the village
– Meals as indicated: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner
– Homestay in Lac village
– Personal fee ( ex: Drinks, Souvenirs)
– Free of charge for children under 4 years sharing bed with parents.
– Surcharge 50% rate of adult for children (5-11 years) sharing bed with parents.
– Over 11 years is adult’s rate.
– The itinerary can be changed due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions.
– Special request (diet or vegetarian, …) should be sent before your departure date.