Mai Chau Valley
Tour duration: 2 days 1 night
Tour highlight: Motorbike adventure, hydro power station visit
Located in Hoa Binh province in the northwest of Vietnam about 160km (99 miles) from Hanoi. 4 hours driving takes you passt wonderful limestone mountains, lush rice paddies endless sugarcane plantations and small villages.
This off-the-path destination offers a wonderful combination of cultural immersion and pleasurable activities. Beautiful and peaceful Maichau is a place where the air is clean and fresh, the woman are skilled trhough generations of weaving and are naturally beautiful, a place where a simple and slower paced lifestyle is enviable.... a perfect 2 day culture excursion. Please click view some picture
Day 1: Hanoi - Mai Chau (L/D)
Day 2: Mai Chau - Hanoi (B/L)
Day 1: Hanoi - Mai Chau (160Km/4 hours) (L/D)
At 8:30 AM, we leave Hanoi to beautiful Mai Chau Valley. Dream as we drive a safe route with spectacular views around every bend. Upon arrival in Hoa Binh town, we stop for lunch before visiting the Hydro Elcetric Station, the biggest one in the Southeast Aisa, built in 1979.
Walking around the village you will see woman skillfully weaving while displaying their beautiful scarves and traditional clothing, while others make" Com Lam" a traditional rice cooked in bamboo tubes and charbroiled over open flame. Get back the silt house for dinner, then take part in the local people' s dancing and singing.
Overnight in Stilt- House in Mai Chau
Day 2: Mai Chau - Hanoi (160km/4 hours) (B/L)
After breakfast, our guide will take you to the village of Thai people. You are free at leisure to discover the lifestyle and culture of the ethnic people living here.
Lunch in Hoa Binh Town before heading back to Hanoi. Enjoy 4 hours road trip with many beautiful sceneries along the way.
Arrive Hanoi around 6:00 PM. The trip ends.
Prices are quoted in US Dollar/ per person in group of:
Note: To book a place on this tour, 30% deposit is required by electronic transfer into our bank account, final payment must be made 10 days before departure.
· Motorbikes (Minsk-125cc or similar): 01 bike/ person
· All petrol (gasoline),helmet
· Rain gear
· Motorbike jacket
· Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary
· Ferry tickets
· Meals as mention in the itinerary: 01 Breakfast (B), 02 Lunches (L), 01 Dinner (D)
· All entrance fees
· Local English Speaking guide
· Visa to Vietnam
· Any other transportations are not mentioned in the itinerary
· Travel Insurance
· Meals are not mentioned in the itinerary
· Tip for guide
· Other personal expenses.
What to bring:
· Good sunglasses
· Good shoes for walking
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