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Mai Chau Valley Experience

Mai Chau Valley Experience

Mai Chau Valley and Northwest Vietnam remain unspoiled and relatively undiscovered by the outside world. The region’s picturesque landscapes, adorned with tranquil villages, create an ideal destination for exploration. Journey along roads that wind through green valleys and along cliff edges, encountering friendly locals while strolling through the villages. Experience an authentic stay in traditional stilt houses belonging to the Thai ethnic people.

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  • Day 1 Mai Chau Valley & Bicycle Ride Ban Kha Village

    Embark on a scenic 135 km drive to Mai Chau, the gateway to Vietnam's impressive Northwest. Explore the picturesque valley by cycling through charming villages, lush rice paddies, and traditional stilt houses. Immerse yourself in the beauty of Mai Chau's nature and rich cultural heritage. Visit a Thai family to learn about their daily lifestyle and traditional customs, gaining a deeper understanding of the Thai minority culture. After a day of fascinating cycling and cultural exploration, enjoy a warm and welcoming night in a friendly Thai homestay in Mai Chau.

    Accommodation: In a Thai traditional stilt-house
    Meals: Lunch
    Cycling: Distance – Approx. 22 km (14.6 mi.); Grade - Easy

  • Day 2 Mai Chau Valley Hiking

    Today, you will enjoy a day trek to the remote rural villages of Mai Chau. Start with a pleasant and easy stretch to Na Meo and Na Cut villages. After that, hike through a lush bamboo forest to reach Xam Pa village, where you can immerse yourself in the serene landscapes adorned with lofty limestone mountains, luxuriant cassava fields, corn fields, terraced fields, and traditional charming houses on stilts. From Xam Pa, continue your trek to Cha Long, a quaint village nestled in a peaceful valley surrounded by rice fields. Take a leisurely stroll to explore the village before heading to your homestay for the night.

    Accommodation: In a Thai traditional stilt-house
    Meals: Breakfast, Picnic lunch
    Walking: Distance – Approx. 14 km (8.6 mi.); Grade - Medium, some more challenging sections

  • Day 3 Return to Hanoi

    On the final day, enjoy leisurely exploration or take a guided walk to nearby villages. After lunch, depart from Mai Chau and return to Hanoi.

    Accommodation: Check-out time is 12:00
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
    Walking: No


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


Valid from Aug 01, 2023 – Sep 30, 2024
  • Prices are quoted in USD per person based on double-sharing occupancy.
  • Prices apply for individual traveller bookings only (FIT, not groups).
  • Single supplement will be added to the package prices for bookings of single occupancy rooms.

What's Included

  • Two nights of homestay accommodation
  • All sightseeing as specified, including entrance fees
  • Transportation and transfers in air-conditioned vehicles
  • Knowledgeable local guide proficient in either English or French
  • Bottled drinking water on the cycling excursion
  • Daily breakfast, three lunches
  • Government tax and service charges

What's Not Included

  • Meals not included in the itinerary
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips & gratuities
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone, drinks
  • Any other services not specified in the itinerary


The “Mai Chau Valley Experience Tour” is operated daily. Amasia guarantees the 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/French
  • Travel Experience: Landscapes, Discovery, History, and Local Culture

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