Escape from Hanoi and visit Mai Chau, a beautiful valley in the Northwest of Vietnam. Meet ethnic people and experience their variety of cultures; enjoy the majestic mountain scenery and rural countryside.
8:00 AM: Meet tour guide and driver then depart to Mai Chau. On the way, visit a Muong village. Continue to Thung Khe pass where you can view magnificent panoramic views of the valley before arriving in Mai Chau town. Mai Chau is a beautiful valley located 145 km away from Hanoi. It is great place with harmonious landscapes, green mountain ranges, rice terraces and White Thai ethnic villages.
Arrival to Mai Hich village, check in your accommodation then enjoy lunch. In the afternoon explore Mai Hich by bike(optional) or walk along the trails and concrete roads. You will be seduced by the gorgeous landscapes as the villages, rice fields, mountains and streams are in perfect harmony with one another. Do not miss the opportunity to communicate with the friendly local people who are always willing to welcome you into their house to enjoy a cup of tea. Return to your accommodation in the late afternoon.
Have breakfast then drive to Xam Khoe. Visit the town market where you easy to catch pictures of minority Kinh, Thai people who come to trading with handicraft products and agriculture items such as: pigs, chickens, ducks, fishes, vegetable. Continue to trek along the Ma River, passing the rice field and small communities to Buoc village, a Thai village that is still not touristy. Enjoy the harmony of nature beauty and rich human culture. As you walking, meet and interact with friendly Thai people who always please to invite you come to visit their houses. At the end, pick up by driver at Cun Pheo and go for lunch.
Drive back to Hanoi in the afternoon. Check in hotel, end of services.