Discover the beauty and exotic cultures of Vietnam's hill tribes with an overnight tour to Mai Chau - a small town nestled in the midst of a lush valley and surrounded by emerald-green rice fields, located in Hoa Binh province, 130km far from Hanoi in the west. Spend a night with a hill tribe family and trek through the rolling countryside, immersing yourself in the wonders of Mai Chau valley. Step off the beaten path and experience Mai Chau's relaxed hill tribe life and breathtaking scenery.
Mai Chau – Explore the beauty and exotic culture
Day 1. Hanoi – Mai Chau Valley (L, D)
8.00 Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi, head out for Mai Chau. Stop along the way to visit the Muong tribe and then at Thung Khe Pass for a spectacular view of Mai Chau Valley. Time for stretching your leg and photographing.
12.00 Arrive at Lac village in Mai Chau. Have an authentic lunch with a local family of the White Thai tribe and enjoy some free time to acquaint yourself with the villagers. Check in your homestay/bungalow.
Afternoon, ride a bike to the remote villages, discovering the natural beauty of the valley and encountering the culture of the ethnic minority Thai people on our visits to the Pom Coong, Na Phon villages…
Return to your home stay for a help preparing the evening meal. This is an opportunity to learn about the local cuisine and culture as you join the family to prepare a traditional dinner. In the evening enjoy a live dance and music performance of the villagers. Stay overnight in the long stilt house.
Day 2. Mai Chau Discovery – Hanoi (B, L)
Start the day with a simple breakfast with your host family then take a short drive through the surrounding countryside, before setting off on a trek through rice terraced paddies in Na Meo, Xam Pa villages and down winding lanes to visit the Cum and Sam Khoe villages. Immerse yourself in the vibrant local culture.
Check out and have lunch at restaurant. Then free time for shopping or relaxing.
Afternoon, bid farewell to the host, we drive back to the urban bustle, arriving at your hotel in Hanoi in the late afternoon.
Optional: Stay overnight in a luxury Mai Chau Lodge resort or private bungalow room.
GROUP TOUR (Seat in coach tour)
|Bungalow at Mai Chau Nature||$80|
|Bungalow at Mai Chau Sunrise Villas||$90|
|Mai Chau Lodge||$98|
PRIVATE TOUR Mai Chau 2 days 1 night
|Tour class||2 pax||3-5 pax||6-8 pax||9 pax up|
|Mai Chau Lodge||$188||$160||$120||$110|
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- Private transfer as per program (pick-up and drop off at your hotel)
- Accommodation in homestay or twin/double shared at Mai Chau Lodge
- English speaking guide.
- Meals as indicated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast ; L: Lunch ; D: Dinner)
- All sightseeing tickets.
- Drink water
- Beverage, personal expenses, tips
- Travel insurance
- Other not mentioned above.
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