Trek on the bank of Ma River 4 days

Mai Chau

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Duration

4 days

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Overview

Escape the beeping horns and bustling bikes of Hanoi by venturing out into the serene Mai Chau region. Make the acquaintance of curious locals and learn about their lifestyle and culture over a traditional lunch. Snack on weird and wonderful delicacies, and discover a slice of rural paradise while cycling through remote villages and along paths that border spectacular rice paddies. After the sun sets on an action-packed day, fall asleep in a village homestay before waking up early to see this stunning region bathed in morning sunlight. Then, with batteries fully recharged, wave goodbye to new friends and make tracks back to the enigmatic Vietnamese capital.

Highlights:

+ Experience rural Thai life in the mountains of Mai Chau with a homestay – get to know friendly locals, enjoy home cooked meals, and maybe pitch in with preparing dinner

+ Saddle up for a bike trip through stunning hillside villages and discover local life in the area

+ The lush panorama of the stunning Mai Chau valley is a photographer’s dream, just begging to be explored

+ Hike through rarely visited parts of a region that’s home to the minority White Thai group, and learn about their culture and customs

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+ Pack essentials, including light comfortable clothes suitable for outdoor activities, comfortable walking shoes. Take a small day pack for hiking and trekking.

+ It is essential to bring your passport on this trip. We also recommend packing: insect repellent, sun cream, raincoat and sun hat…

Tour Plan

Meeting with guide at your hotel lobby. We drive from Hanoi to Hoa BInh and beautiful Mai Chau Valley where have lunch in the Thai Family in Pomg Cong Village . Following lunch we drive to Ban Sai village from here we trek to the Thai Village of Hang. We spend the night with a local Thai Family who will be our hosts in a traditional house built on stilts. We will definitely learn more about their lives and cultures when staying with them.

The sound of mountain, cock and pork make us up for a new day and breakfast. We stroll around the Hang Village before we start trekking. We will be hiking about 6 hours through many Thai Villages and hamlets and encounter friendly children, villagers before arriving Kho Muong Village , home to the Muong ethnic minority, where we stay overnight.

Following a simple breakfast, we trek for three hours on un uphill gradient through a picturesque forest passing several villages along the way. We break for a lunch in Nua village before we downhill to the Hin village. We overnight in the Thai Family.

Thanks for the graceful host; we walk about 4 hours thoughts beautiful hamlets, villages and meet our driver again and drive back to Hanoi .

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Included/Exclude

  • All transportation in air conditioned vehicles
  • English speaking guide
  • Accommodation in Sapa based on twin share basis with daily breakfast & local home stays
  • Cook
  • Porters
  • Overnight train soft sleeper, first class
  • Additional meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • Fees and permits where applicable
  • Services charges and government taxes
  • International airfares
  • International departure tax
  • Pre and Post trip accommodation in Hanoi
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal expenses
  • Peak season surcharge if any
  • Compulsory Gala dinner on X-Mas & New Year if any
  • Vietnam visa stamp fee (US$ 45 & 02 passport photos per person)
  • Other services not mentioned above.

Tour Amenities

Car Parking
Free Coupons
Laundry service
Restaurant
Smoking Allowed
Wireless Internet

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    Tour Information

    Max Guests

    50

    Min Age

    12+

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