Mai Chau Escape
- Age range
- < 18 year olds +4 more
- 3 / 4 / 5
Discover the beauty and exotic cultures of Vietnam’s highlands with an overnight visit to Mai Chau. Only a 3-hours drive from Hanoi, this beautiful region is characterized by karst fangs, towering mountains and fertile rice paddies. 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. This Mai Chau Escape tour is crafted to show the best of the north’s beauty. Requiring little travel time, it is the perfect escape from Hanoi or extension to a Vietnam tour.
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Day 1: Hanoi – Mai Chau Valley – Thai tribe village.
Your driver and guide will meet you at your hotel in Hanoi Centre and take you along highway 6 to Mai Chau: a small town nestled in the midst of a lush valley and surrounded by emerald-green rice fields. Enjoy picturesque views of the scenic landscape, sown with pagodas and rural villages. Stop along the way to visit the Muong tribe and then at Thung Khe Pass for a spectacular view of Mai Chau Valley. Have an authentic lunch with a local family of the White Thai Tribe and enjoy some free time to acquaint yourself with the villagers.
In the afternoon, trek through terraced rice paddies and small 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 and Na Phon villages.
Return to your homestay for to help prepare the evening meal (if you choose homestay option). 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. Stay overnight in the longhouse.
Note: If you choose hotel option, after trekking, check in to your hotel and spend rest of the day at leisure.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner.
Accommodation: Homestay in Mai Chau.
Day 2: Mai Chau Discovery – Hanoi.
Start the day with a simple breakfast, take a short drive through the surrounding countryside, before setting off on a trek through rice paddies and down winding lanes to visit the “Cum” and “Xam Khoe” villages. Immerse yourself in the vibrant local culture and enjoy an authentic lunch at one of the villages. In the afternoon, drive back to the urban bustle, arriving at your hotel in Hanoi in the late afternoon.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
AccommodationRated Excellent by past passengers
All the hotels/ cruise are subject to availability and can be changed. In case any of the listed hotels are fully booked, alternatives of equivalence will be taken.
GuideRated Excellent by past passengers
English Speaking Tour Guide (other language on request)
MealsRated Excellent by past passengers
Meals as mentioned in the itinerary: Daily breakfast at hotel, 2 lunches, 1 dinner
TransportRated Excellent by past passengers
Private Car/Van with Air-Conditioning.
There is no domestic flight included in this package
Please note that airfares are subject to availability and to change without notice
• Accommodation (homestay or hotel) with breakfast in Mai Chau.
• Services of private drivers and air-conditioned vehicles.
• Service of English speaking guides as mentioned in the itinerary.
• Entrance fees, performances, boat trips & excursions.
• Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
• International flight into and out Vietnam.
• Early check-in and late check-out at hotels.
• Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.).
• Tips for guides and drivers.
• Personal travel insurance.
• Vietnam Visa fee.
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