This tour will provide you a stunning rafting experience you can only have in Vietnam. You can also have a closer look to the daily life of the local hill tribes in Mai Chau.
What to Expect
Day 1: Hanoi - Hoa Binh - Mai Hich Village - Buoc Village
Your guide will pick you up at your hotel & start a 4-hour drive to Mai Chau valley. Upon arrival Mai Hich village, stroll around & enjoy lunch at local restaurant - a Thai-styled stilt house. In the afternoon, start trekking through villages toward Xia River for rafting. Both adults and children can join this activity. After that, continue trekking from Hich village to Buoc village - a non-touristic place - to see the unspoiled nature & wonderful countryside scenery with green rice fields, traditional still houses made from bamboo & wood, water buffaloes, and the locals in their colorful traditional costume. When reaching Buoc village, check in your home stay & relax. Enjoy a warm dinner with the host and watch traditional folk songs & dancing performance.
Day 2: Buoc Village - Pung Waterfall - Van Village
After breakfast, you start biking from Buoc village to Van village and other surrounding villages. On the way, you can stop at a local family to communicate with them and get deep knowledge about their daily life. Then transfer to Pung waterfall - a famous waterfall in Mai Chau. Back to your home stay for lunch, and prepare to head on a drive back to Hanoi. Then arrive in Hanoi. You will be dropped off at hotel.
- Overnight in homestay
- All entrance fees and permission
- Activities such as bike, rafting and traditional performance
- Private driver & English-speaking guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off (for hotels in Old Quarter only)
- Private A/C transfer
What's Not Included
- Personal expenses
- Tips / gratuities
- Other services not mentioned in the program
Know Before You Go
Children 2 and younger are complimentary.