Discover Mai Chau from Hanoi
What to Expect
Escape fast-paced Hanoi for a countryside retreat of green valleys and fascinating ethnic minority communities on this full-day trip to Mai Chau. Admire gorgeous scenery on a drive through the famous Doc Cun mountain pass before sitting down for a lunch of local cuisine. Then tip back a few glasses of rice wine with a local family and enjoy a bicycle trip amidst the area’s verdant farm fields. You’ll also have time explore the surrounding villages of Mai Chau, and soak up the small village life of the region’s indigenous communities. This Mai Chau trip also includes a guide, bike, bottled water and round-trip hotel transport.
You will be collected at your hotel to travel to Mai Chau located in Hoa Binh Province, approximately 135 km from Hanoi. You will zigzag along the famous Cun Slope, 12 km through Cao Phong District to the Mai Chau Valley. From the top of the Cun Mountain, you can admire the superb panoramic view of Mai Chau surrounded by its green valleys and stilt houses. Many ethnic minorities, including the White Thai Ethnic group, live in Mai Chau. Enjoy a traditional lunch and if you are game, have a taste of the country’s finest rice wine with a local family.
Afterwards, you'll take a bicycle trip around the village to see farmers working in the fields and the locals weaving scarves. We will also visit the peaceful surrounding villages to experience the rustic life of the indigenous mountain people before returning to Hanoi.
- Bottled drinking water
- English speaking tour guide (other languages available upon request)
What's Not Included
- Tips and gratuities
- Personal expenses such as: shopping, telephone, beverages, etc.