This 2-day adventure group tour offers tourists the chances to visit the best of Mai Chau with many exciting activities such as biking to villages to see the rice fields, weaving scarves, trekking to visit remote villages and having special BBQ party in the garden, watching traditional music show and tasting local wine.
Experiencing homestay overnight, cooking & eating with the local people
Cycling, biking, trekking through the rice paddy fields and rural villages of Mai Chau
Day 1: Hanoi – Mai Chau biking (L, D)
7:00 – 7:45 : Pickup at your Hotel in the Old Quarter in our comfortable van
10:00 : Short break
11:30 – 12:00 : Scenic photo stop of Mai Chau valley/arrive in Mai Chau, welcome Drinks. 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 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 bicycling, walking, shopping
18:00 : Enjoy the outdoor BBQ party in the garden and watch the Thai’s traditional dance and drink the traditional wine “ruou can” Overnight in the communal stilt house or Valley View Bungalow
Note: In case less than 8 customers, BBQ dinner will be changed by normal dinner.
Day 2: Mai Chau trekking – Hanoi (B, L)
7:30 – 8:00 : Wakeup and eat breakfast
8:00 : Go with local tour guide to visit more remote rural villages Na Meo and Na Mo villages to understand more about their culture and customs.
12:00 : Back to the homestay for lunch and check-out
13:00 : 15:00 : Free time for shopping and relaxing
15:00 – 15:30 : Say goodbye to the family to get on the bus to drive back to Hanoi
18:30 – 19:00 : Arrive in Hanoi Old Quater. Drop you off at your hotel.
BBQ dinner party
Meals in the village
Bicycle and trekking
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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