Mai Chau is located in Hoa Binh province, approximately 135 km from Hanoi and 60 km from Hoa Binh. From the top of Cun Mountain, one can admire the superb panorama of Mai Chau surrounded by a green valley and stilt houses. Many minorities, including the Thai ethnic group, live in Mai Chau.
Day 1: Hanoi – Mai Chau (L,D)
We depart Hanoi at 08:00 heading west towards Hoa Binh province. Following lunch in Mai Chau town we spend the afternoon walking through the ethnic minority villages in this area. Tonight we will be hosted by a family from Poong Con village. In sampling these peoples hospitality, we find out a little more of their lives and cultures with a cultural exchange following the evening meal. Home stay in local family.
Day 2:Mai Chau – Hanoi (B,L)
This morning we have the opportunity to stroll around Lac village before we depart 09:00. Our first stop for the day will be a Muong village. We get to the village around 1100 and spend 2 hours there before continuing onto Hoa Binh town for lunch. From here it is a 2-hour drive back to Hanoi. We will arrive in Hanoi around 16:00.
- English / French speaking guide
- Accommodation in house on stilt
- Round trip by private transfer from Hanoi
- Entrance fee
- Meal as indicated ( B = breakfast; L= Lunch; D = Dinner)
- Services charges and government taxes.
- Drinks & beverage ..
- Personal travel insurance.