Mai Chau is a rural valley with towering cliffs, unique culture and relaxed atmosphere. Home to Pu Luong Natural Reserve, this natural area is perfect for mountain hikes and views of beautiful rice fields. The special atmosphere of the valley will make you enjoy your trip to Vietnam at its fullest and discover the authentic local life.Cycling and trekking are the best ways to explore this area.
It will be received after booking confirmation.
30 minutes before your start time
Monday-Sunday: 08:00 AM
DAY 1: Hanoi – Mai Chau (Lunch, Dinner)
07:30 – 8:00: Pick-up from your location in Hanoi Old Quarter to start our 2-day tour.
09:00: Short break in Luong Son.
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 option 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. Stop by a local stilt house for a tea break.
16:00: Free time to walk in the small alleys around the Lodge or to relax by the swimming pool.
19:00: Dinner at the Lodge and free time.
Overninght at the room you booked ( at Mai Chau Rustic Home)
Day 2 : Jungle trekking – Transfer to Hanoi (Breakfast, Lunch)
07:00 – 08:00: Breakfast at the Lodge.
08:00 – 11:00: Start to climb up the Mai Chau mountain with a local guide. An adventurous trekking will take you through the wild jungle. On the way, our guide will hunt some fruits for a tasting in the forest (depending on season). You will continue the trek to face a cliff appearing like an open cave. Arriving to the top of the karst pic, you will contemplate the panoramic view of Mai Chau Valley, a fantastic reward after the challenging trekking. ( In case of rainy weather, as the dirt path can be muddy and slippery, an alternative to visit the local market and climb to the 1000 steps cave will be available).
11:00 – 12:00: Relax in the room or enjoy a refreshing swim in the pool.
12:00: Check-out and have lunch.
13:30: Free time to relax by the pool or go for a walk to see the traditional houses surrounding Mai Chau Rustic Home.
15:30: Board the van to go back to Hanoi.
No wheelchair accessible
Not recommended for travelers with serious medical conditions
Infant seats unavailable
Not suitable for pets
No public transportation nearby
Not stroller accessible
Ticket provides direct entry
Pick up only from accommodations located in Hanoi Old Quarter. For other locations, please meet us at Hanoi Opera House.
To receive a full refund, travelers may cancel up to 48 hours before the experience start time in the local timezone. No refunds will be given after that time period.
We may reserve the right to cancel a customer’s booking for a full refund in case of bad weather or not enough travelers.