Hanoi – Mai Chau – Hanoi
Located just 140 km to the South west of Hanoi, Mai Chau valley has spectacular mountainous landscape dotted with house-on-stilts villages of the Thai ethnic group. Further off roads, here and there you will find isolated Hmong communities on mountain sides. This two-day trip offers a glimpse into the life of Thai and Hmong people in Vietnam, with a combination of cultural sightseeing and soft adventure activities
Day 1: Hanoi – Hoa Binh – Mai Chau – Lac village
Depart Hanoi at 08 00 am for a 2 hours heading south-west to Hoa Binh town, Once there we will visit a Muong village.
After having met the local villagers, we drive back to Hoa Binh town for lunch. After lunch, we continue to drive for another 2 hours to Mai Chau. Arrive Mai Chau in mid-afternoon, we check in our homestay at Lac village.
Free for personal exploration of this beautiful little village of White Thai minority. Tonight, we stay overnight on a house. (Lunch, dinner)
Day 2: Mai Chau – Hang Kia
After breakfast, we drive for an hour to the Hmong village of Sa Linh, we spent about an hour walking around to see how the people of this isolated village do business and make their living. Return to Mai Chau for lunch.
Bidding farewell to the family. Drive back to Hanoi. Arrive Hanoi around 17 00 pm. (Breakfast, lunch)
PRICE PER PERSON IN USD
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Thai & Hmong people, Hang Kia village, overnight on house-on-stilts.
What to take
We suggest a small, lightweight trekking pack for cameras, spare film, drinking water, 2 set of
changing clothes, raincoat, torch, and comfortable trekking shoes.
Air-conditioned transportation by private vehicle
Homestay at village
English speaking guide (surcharge US$5 / day for French speaking guide)
All entrance fees and permits
Meals as indicated in itinerary
Reasonable supply of drinking water during the trip.
Tips and gratuitous
You will be collected from your hotel. Pick up time will be advised upon confirmation of booking.