Mai Chau 2 Days 1 Night Tour is another group tour we offer for low cost, budget travelers. The overnight trip starts from Hanoi, taking you to Mai Chau valley where you visit rural villages, meet up with local Thai friendly people. The 2 day tour also offers the chance to spend a night a local home – homestay, to learn Thai cuisine, tasty dishes, and to assist to a traditional music and dances performances.
DAY 1: HANOI -> MAI CHAU
7:30-8:00: You will be picked up by our local team at your hotel in Hanoi, Hanoi Old Quarter area. Depart for Mai Chau. Enjoy beautiful landscapes along the way. Have a short break in Luong Son, and another in the White Stone Pass.
You arrive in Mai Chau valley, Poom Coong village around noon, in time for lunch. This is a home-hosted lunch, provided in a local stilt house of the Thai.
After lunch, you start discovering Mai Chau by bicycle. The bike ride takes you to such villages as Lac, Na Phon, Chieng Sai. The bike trip offers you the chance to experience the real life of the local farmers – working in paddy fields, weaving scarves…
18:00 pm: Join the cooking class with your host. You will learn how to cook a Thai dish the local way. Enjoy the meal.
20:00 pm: Assist to the traditional dances performed by the local villagers. Listen quietly and watch the magic. The dances offer you the chance to experience the unique culture.
DAY 2: MAI CHAU -> HANOI
Have home-hosted breakfast. Then enjoy a half day hike with our local guide. This is a hard trek, starting right from Poom Coong, taking you through rural villages of Na Meo, Na Mo, Xam Pa where you can see beautiful paddy fields, plantations.
Arrive back in Mai Chau, Pom Coong around noon, in time for lunch. Then get on the bus for the journey back to Hanoi.