Mai Châu is a rural district of Hoa Binh province in the northwestern region of Vietnam. The district is located at about 160 km from Ha Noi. The scenery of Mai Chau attracts many tourists. The Mai Chau area is well known for its stilt houses. The type of stilt houses, or pile dwellings, they construct are called Thai stilt houses and are made of bamboo and timber. These houses are elevated 10–12 feet off the ground in order to avoid water damage and shelter animals from the elements.
Day 1: Hanoi – Mai Chau Valley (L,D)
7:30-8:00 : Pick you up at your Hotel in the Old Quarter in our comfortable van/bus
10:00 : Short break
11:30-12:00 : Scenic photo stop of Mai Chau valley/arrive in Mai Chau
12:15 : Traditional lunch in our home(vegetarian available)
14:00-16:30 : Bicycle ride with your tour guide, see farmers working in fields, locals weaving scarves and visit surrounding peaceful villages.
16:30-18:00 : Free time for cycling, walking, shopping
18:00 : Enjoy the dinner at the homestay.
Enjoy the Thai’s ethnic performance and drink the traditional wine “Ruou Can”.
Overnight in communal dorm or private Bungalows at Riverside Bungalows.
Day 2: Local market and climb 1000 steps cave (B,L)
7:30-8:00 : Wake up and eat breakfast
8:30-11:30 : Hike to 1000 Step Cave and local market
12:15 – 15:00 : Lunch and free time to relax before getting on the van to Hanoi
18:30-19:00 : Drop you off at your hotel.
Tour cost in USD per person
|Class||Joining group||Private tour||Private tour|
|2 pax||3- 5 pax||2 pax||3-4 pax||5- 8 pax|
– Tour Included
– Bus 2 ways, English tour guide, meals, bicycle, entrance fees. Traditional dance & local wine
– Standard class: Dormitory room of homestay (stilt house)
– Superior class: Private room of homestay (stilt house)
+ Bungalow is surcharged 20$ per person.
– Tour excluded: personal expenses, drinks, tips for any good services.