Discover The Hidden Mai Chau Valley

Discover The Hidden Mai Chau Valley

The idyllic Mai Chau valley is 135 km to the Southwest of Hanoi. This charming valley is home to the Thai minority people who live in remarkable wooden stilt houses. Here, you will bicycle and walk to explore the villages of Northern Vietnam’s highlands. You will stay with a family in their traditional house and share the dinner with your host. And the evening comes with enchanting an entertainment as you take in a Thai traditional performance.
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Day 1

Travel to Mai Chau & Cycling Excursion

Depart from Hanoi to the picturesque valley of Mai Chau. This scenic drive takes approximately three hours. Along the way, you will pass through lush countryside and beautiful mountainous landscapes. Upon arrival in Mai Chau, settle into a Thai minority stilt house then explore the village with your guide. Embark on a leisurely cycling excursion through the charming villages in the Mai Chau valley. You will have opportunities to learn about the lifestyle and traditions of the minority people. Then return to your homestay for dinner and enjoy a traditional Thai music show with the famous “bamboo” dance.
Accommodation: In a Thai traditional stilt-house
Tour guide: English-speaking guide
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Transfer distance: 135 km
Cycling: Distance – Approx. 13 km (8 mi.); Grade – Easy
Day 2

Mai Chau Walk & Return to Hanoi

Begin the day with an easy walk for a couple of hours through Na Phon, Nhot, Chieng Chau, Lac and Pom Coong villages. As you pass through the valley, you will be surrounded by rice paddies and beautiful scenery. Return to your homestay for lunch before the journey back to Hanoi.
Accommodation: Check-out time is 12:00
Tour guide: English-speaking guide
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Transfer distance: 135 km
Walking: Distance – Approx. 8 km (4.9 mi.); Grade – Easy

Tour RATES & details

A rough idea of the price and what is included in this tour program. The exact price depends on season, accommodation and activities, it will be provided on your personalised quote.

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  • Rates are quoted in USD per person based on double-sharing occupancy.
  • Rates are subject to change with or without prior notice. Amasia Travel reserve the right to change the quoted prices.
  • Rates do not apply over Christmas and New Year.
  • One night of hotel accommodation
  • Transportation and transfers in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • All sightseeing as specified, including entrance fees
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Bottled drinking water on the cycling excursions
  • Breakfast daily, two lunches and one dinner
  • Government tax and service charges
  • Meals not included in the itinerary
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips and gratuities for guides and drivers
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone, drinks
  • Any other services not specified in the itinerary
The Discover The Hidden Mai Chau Tour is operated daily. Amasia guarantee departure of the tour with a minimum of 02 people. Solo travellers, please get in touch with us for more information.
  • Pickup/Drop Off: Hotel
  • Language: English
  • Travel Experience: Landscapes, Discovery, History and Local Culture
  • The itinerary can be tailored according to your requests.
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability.
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required. Solo travellers, please get in touch with Amasia for more information.
  • Name, passport number, expiry and country are required for all participants at the time of booking.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • The cycling distances are flexible. Please advise us of your cycling ability so we can find the best routes for you.
  • The homestay accommodation is quite comfortable with curtained sleeping areas in one long room. All bedding and mosquito nets are provided.
  • Overnight stay at Mai Chau Eco Lodge is available with an additional surcharge.
You can cancel up to 48 hours in advance of the tour for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 48 hours before the tour’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 48 hours before the tour’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 48 hours before the tour’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the tour’s local time.

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