Tour route: Hanoi – Mai Chau – Hanoi
Duration: 2 Days
Date: No fixed departure dates. You may go whenever you wish
Tour type: Culture, Sightseeing, cycling, Hiking
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Day 1: Hanoi – Mai Chau (L, D)
After breakfast at hotel, we will drive to Mai Chau in Hoa Binh Province which is 160 KM Northwest of Hanoi. The drive takes around 3.5 hours passing through mountains, fertile valleys and traditional villages. Mai Chau Valley set in a spectacular Karst rock formations and rice paddies and is one of the best places for those who is interested in hiking in Northern Vietnam.
On arrival at Mai Chau, we will check in our stilt-house in Pom Coong Village where we will have lunch. In the afternoon, we will walk or cycle to explore some nearby villages. The rides are uphill and downhill with several stops at local family, primary schools where we can talk with lovely children. Back to the stilt-house in the late afternoon, refresh and have dinner with optional Thai traditional dance show followed by local rice liquor. Overnight in Mai Chau.
Day 2: Mai Chau – Hanoi (B, L)
After breakfast at the house, we will hike to Mo Luong (Soldier) Cave and stop at some local family seeing the women making handmade fabric, working on the rice fields. Contnue to Salinh village, home to H’mong people and have a picnic lunch in the house of a H’mong family. After lunch, we will drive back to Hanoi and end the tour at hotel.