Mai Chau Pu Luong 3 Days 2 Nights Tour is another group tour are customized for budget travelers. The low cost package starts from Hanoi, taking you to Mai Chau valley where you visit peaceful countryside villages and spend a night a local homestay. Activities include cycling, motorbiking, hiking, cooking. If you look for a cheap tour, not expensive package to Mai Chau, Puluong then this is for you.
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 -> PU LUONG -> MAI CHAU
After breakfast, you follow your local guide for a day ride to Pu Luong Nature Reserve. Located in Thanh Hóa Province, about 3 hours southwest of Hanoi, Pù Luông Nature Reserve would live up to most people’s image of an idyllic Vietnamese landscape and rural life. Jagged limestone mountains enclose a fertile river valley, dotted with small settlements of wooden houses on stilts. Luminous-green rice fields extend from the waters’ edge to the thickly-forested slopes, which are streaked with waterfalls.
You can ride the scooter by yourself or just seat on the back of the rider. The 35K bike ride take about 1 hour before you arrive in a Muong village, there you start your hike going along the hillside, stream, and the trail of primeval forest.
Arrival in Hang village around noon, in time for lunch.
After lunch, you will return to Mai Chau. Have dinner and spend the second night in Mai Chau.
DAY 3: 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 Coon around noon, in time for lunch. Then get on the bus for the journey back to Hanoi.