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Mai Chau 2 days from Hanoi

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Trip at a Glance

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  • Locations

    Hanoi, Vietnam

  • Activities

    Eco Tour, Nature

  • Price
    $70 USD per person
  • Duration

    2 Days

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    Any dates at 8:00am

  • Starting Location

    Your hotel in Hanoi old quarter

  • Price Includes

    Air-con minibus transfer - English speaking guide - Dorm room in stilt-house - 1 Breakfast, 2 Lunches, 1 Dinner - Admission fees, hiking and cycling - Thai hilltribe’s traditional dancing show.

  • Notes

    Communal dorm room: You sleep in a common stilt-house with other tourists – 1 soft-mattress with private pillow and blanket for 1 person


  • Set in an idyllic valley, hemmed in by hills, the Mai Chau area is a world away from Hanoi's hustle. There you enjoy the serenity and true leisure.
  • Enjoy traditional rice-wine “ruou can” with the local family. Dinner is prepared by the family with Thai culinary techniques.
  • Budget travel. If you’re looking for hard-core exploration, this is not the place, but for biking, hiking & relaxation, Mai Chau fits the bill nicely.
  • Hotel pick-up & drop-off are inclusive for all hotels in Hanoi old quarter.
  • More fun and travel experience shared with other tourists.


Trip Info

Discover a rare heaven near Hanoi – the traditional stilt-houses among the lush rice fields. Our most popular trip includes cycling, trekking through rice paddy fields, hiking the 1,000 steps cave, cooking, and homestay. We look forward to guiding you.

Day 1 Hanoi – Mai Chau (L,D)
7:30 – 8:00 – Pick you up at your hotel in the Old Quarter in our comfortable van, departing for Mai Chau valley, 135 km Northwest from Hanoi. Passing Cun pass, Thung Khe pass and stop on the top of Thung Nhuoi pass to take the overview photos of Mai Chau valley underneath.
11:30 – 12:00 – Arrive in Mai Chau town. Continue driving to Lac village and Pom Coong village. Say hello to the host and check in the stilt-house.
12:15 – Traditional lunch in a local village.

In the afternoon, you cycle around the villages with a local tour guide, seeing farmers working in fields, villagers weaving scarves and visiting the surrounding peaceful villages. In 2 hours, you will cycle among the rice fields, stilt-houses, streams and you know more about Thai hilltribes and their culture. You can buy some embroidery as souvenirs.

18:00 – Visit Thai living museum for Traditional dinner.
19:30 – Watch Thai traditional dance in the stilt house. Enjoy Traditional wine “ruou can” with the host.

Overnight in Mai Chau.

Day 2 Mai Chau – Hanoi (B,L)
7:30 -8:00 – Get up and go jogging around the village in the mist. Have a light breakfast (possibly with “Pho bo” Beef-noodles)
8:30 -11:30 – Hike to the 1,000 Step Cave and a local market.
12:15 – 15:00 – Lunch and free time to relax before getting on the van to Hanoi.
Around 18:30 – See you off at your hotel in Hanoi Old quarter. End of services.

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We are an adventure tour company of youth and seniors, speed and stamina, enthusiasm and experienced staff. We’re a newly established team with 3 to 12 years experience traveling around Indochina and South East Asia. Our common goal is to provide a smart way to travel with the lowest budget.

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