Within 2 days, tourists will visit some villages of Mai Chau including Lac Village and Poom Coong village by biking and a hiking to visit 1000 Steps Cave, optional to stay overnight in a homestay of Thai people or bungalow.
Enjoying homestay overnight, cooking & eating with the local people
Cycling, biking, trekking through the rice paddy fields & 1000 Step Cave
Day 1: Hanoi – Mai Chau (L,D)
7:00 – 7:45: Pickup at your hotel in the Old Quarter in our comfortable van.
10.00: Short break on the way.
11.30 – 12.00: Scenic photo stop of Mai Chau valley/arrive in Mai Chau. Mai Châu is a rural district of Hòa Bình Province in the Northwest region of Vietnam. The district is located at about 160 km from Hanoi. Mai Châu is a mountainous region located in Hòa Bình Province, approximately 135 km from Hanoi and 65 km from Hòa Bình.
The scenery of Mai Châu attracts many tourists. The Ban Lac People have Thai ancestors that settled in the North-Western area of Vietnam. The two tribes, White Thai and Black Thai, settled in the same area and make up the largest ethnic population of the region. The Mai Châu 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.
12.15: Traditional lunch in local village (vegetarian meal 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 Perfomance and drink the traditional wine “ruou can”.
Overnight in communal dorm or private Bungalows at Riverside Bungalows.
Day 2: Mai Chau – Hanoi (B, L)
07.30 – 8.00: Wake up and have breakfast
08.30 – 11.30: Hike to 1000 Step Cave and local market
12.15 – 15.00: Lunch and free time to relax before transfer back to Hanoi
18.30 – 19.00 – Drop you off at your hotel. End of service.
Meals in the village
Homestay or Bungalow
English speaking tour guide
Round trip transfer by A/C van
Traditional dance show & can wine
What’s Not Included
VAT & travel insurance
Drinks & Personal expense
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