Hidden Maichau

Mai Chau is called “another Sapa”. Mai Chau itself is very rural with no real downtown - rather, it is a collection of villages, farms and huts spreading out over a large village area. The most interesting thing to do here is trekking through Tai villages



Day 1: Hanoi arrival
Pick up by coach to your hotel from Noibai International airport. Free time till dinner and water puppet show at night. (D)

Day 2: Hanoi - Hoa Binh - Mai Chau.
AM: Depart for Mai Chau via visiting Hoa Binh town. Arrive in Hoa Binh. Visit Hoa Binh hydro-electricity station which is the biggest station in Vietnam. Arrive at Mai Chau. Have lunch.
PM: Visit Lac & Poom Coong villages. Walk to see “Tho Cam”, a unique product of Tai people, house on stilts and Tai’s customs. Dinner and free time or you can enjoy a traditional music show. (B,L,D). 

Day 3: Mai Chau - Hanoi
AM: Breakfast. Visit Xa Linh village (Black H'Mong), which is and witness the daily life. Back to Mai Chau. Have lunch.
PM: Return to Hanoi with stops on the way for photography of beautiful sceneries in this mountainous area. Arrive in Hanoi. (B,L,D)

Day 4: Departure
Free day till transfer to the airport for flight home or other destinations in Vietnam. (B)

Note : The schedule above can be changed at the time of booking.


Trip includes:

  • English speaking guide thoughout  
  • All transfers & transport  
  • Meals ( Full board )  
  • Accommodation twin share with daily breakfast  
  • All entrance fees during guided time

Trip excludes:

  • International airfare & airport taxes  
  • Travel insurance  
  • Personal expenses

Recommended Hotels

  • Deluxe Option - Hanoi : Sofitel Plaza Hotel
  • Superior Option - Hanoi : Guoman Hotel
  • Maichau : Local homestay for both option above.