Mai Chau Valley located in Hoa Binh Province is known for its idyllic beauty and rich cultural identity. Resting within jungled hills not too far from Hanoi capital, Mai Chau offers you a peaceful, relaxed getaway. Read on to find out the best Mai Chau has to offer, and also what to see and do during your stay there.
Travelers short on time in Hanoi who want to get out of the city and experience rural culture will enjoy this day trip to Mai Chau. Here, learn more about one of Vietnam’s ethnic minority groups, the Muong people. Visit a Muong market and browse for handicrafts, cycle through picturesque rice fields, and enjoy some local food. This is an easy way to take a full-day trip from Hanoi.
Mai Chau is located in a rural valley with towering cliffs, a unique culture and a relaxed atmosphere and only a three-hour drive from Hanoi. There are some nice things to do in Mai Chau, such as cycling through the beautiful green rice fields, visit minority villages
07:45 = Pick-up at Hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter to go to Mai Chau by comfortable bus. If your hotel is outside of old quarter area, please contact us to get more information.
09:00 = Short break in Luong Son (Outside of Hanoi)
Mai Chau Explore
11:00 = Stop at the local market of the Muong Ethnic Minority; enjoy the beautiful scenery of Thung Khe Pass (One of the 10 most beautiful passes in Vietnam).
12:00 = Arrive in Mai Chau Valley for lunch. (Vegetarian is available).
13:00 – 15:30 = Cycling to visit the traditional villages of the Thai Ethnic Minority and rice paddies to learn about their daily life and culture and the traditional way of weaving. Stop by a local stilt house for a tea break and free time to walk around the village.
16:00 Get on the bus, transfer back to Hanoi
20:00 Arrive in Hanoi Old Quarter and drop off at your hotel.
PRIVATE TOUR: in USD per Person
Solo Traveler (1pax)
– Pick up and drop off at your hotel by private car and private driver – Biking tour around country side area – Private English Speaking Guide during the trip – Sightseeing and entrance fees as per the mentioned itinerary – Lunch Meal on Tour (Vietnamese Local Food )
– Other things are not mentioned in our tour program – Beverages -Travel insurance – Surcharge for Xmas, New Year’s Day & Lunar New Year’s Day
Children under 4: Comes free of charges
Children from 4-5 years old: 50%
Children from 6-8 years old: 75%
Above 8 years old: fully charged
+ To enjoy most Mai Chau Valley Tour, You should take along with: long sleeve clothes,hat, sun cream, sunglasses, Vietnam dongs.
+ We highly recommend you to take the 2 days trip if you have more time.