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 35km from Mai Chau where you will have the chance to learn about their customs, culture 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.