Trip Description & Day-by-day Itinerary
The Mai Chau Trek 2 days starts with a private car transfer from your hotel in Hanoi to Mai Chau valley where you have 3 hour hiking on the first day in the afternoon, and more 4 hours on the following day. The tour is provided with English-speaking guide, car with driver, homestay, meals, and optional traditional music, dance performances.
DAY 1: HANOI -> MAI CHAU VALLEY
7:00 am You will be met up with Lotussia Travel guide, driver at your hotel in Hanoi. Depart for Hoa Binh province and the town of Mai Chau. This scenic drive takes around three hours and a half. Along the way we pass fields of tapioca and sugar cane as well as rice paddies.
Following lunch in a Thai village in Maichau we spend the afternoon walking through the various ethnic minority villages in this area.
In the evening, we will assist to the traditional music and dance show which is performed by The Thai young girls and boys. They all come from this village. Try also some rice alcohol made of traditional plants and local sticky rice.
We spend the night with a local Thai family.
DAY 2: MAI CHAU -> HANOI
After breakfast, we have the opportunity to enjoy one more half day walking in this area before heading back to Hanoi. We will hike through many different Thai hamlets, rice fields, hill sides…We will stop by some local houses to talk with local people to understand their customs and culture.
After lunch, we will join our vehicle again for the journey back to Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi around late afternoon. The end of our service.