Mai Chau is set in an idyllic valley, surrounded by hills. The town of Mai Chau itself is in fact not that appealing but just outside town the rice fields roll out, speckled with tiny Thai villages. Step back in time and overnight in a traditional stilt houses... View more
Destinations: Mai Chau, Pu Luong
Duration: 3 Days & 2 Nights
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Day 1 : Hanoi – Mai Chau (Lunch and dinner)

Picture of Hanoi – Mai Chau

Itinerary Details Day 1: Hanoi – Mai Chau

At around 7.30 – 8am, your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in the old quarter of Hanoi for the journey to Mai Chau. We drive through countryside roads and make a photo stop on the way to overlook the Mai Chau valley.

Around 12 we arrive in Mai Chau. We’ll enjoy lunch in a local village (vegetarian is available upon request).

1pm, you will join our local tour guide for a bicycle ride to see farmers working in fields, locals weaving scarves and visit surrounding peaceful villages. After that, around 3pm, you’ll have some free time. Feel free to cycle some more through this beautiful valley.

At around 6pm dinner will be served with the outdoor BBQ party in the garden and you can enjoy a traditional performance of folk music and dance by a Thai minority group. Take the opportunity to join a bamboo dance with friendly locals and to drink Cần traditional wine, it’s great fun.

Transportation: A/C transportation

Meals: Lunch and dinner

Guide: English-speaking tour guide

Accommodation: Dorm at a traditional stilt house

Day 2 : Mai Chau Cycling - Pu Luong Trekking (Breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Picture of Mai Chau Cycling - Pu Luong Trekking

Itinerary Details Day 2: Mai Chau - Pu Luong Trekking

Today, after breakfast, we take you on a motorbike ride to Pu Luong Nature Reserve. It is an easy ride but if you’re not comfortable driving yourself we can arrange a rider for you, a surcharge is applied.

At around 10.30, we’ll start a 2 hours trekking in Pu Luong Nature Reserve to explore the countryside. Lunch will be served in a local village at around 1pm and you’ll have some more time to explore the area.

Your tour guide will then arrange a transfer to your fantastic overnight accommodation where you’ll spend the 2nd night.

Dinner will be served at the restaurant, enjoy this fantastic place with breathtaking views.

Transportation: Motorbike

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Guide: English-speaking tour guide

Accommodation: Various options at a wonderful and idyllic place in the valley

Day 3 : Mai Chau - Hanoi (Breakfast and lunch)

Picture of Mai Chau - Hanoi

Itinerary Details Day 3: Pu Luong – Village Life - Hanoi

Today we start a bit early, after breakfast, for an easy trek of around 2 hours. We descend into the beautiful valley and walk around tumbling rice terraces. We trek through small paths, shrouded in vegetation to slowly reveal a picturesque village sitting at the base of a towering mountain. A truly marvelous sight and for sure photogenic! We descend further into the valley and weave between small countryside roads and farmlands, villages and wild fields, ponds and rivers, mountains and open land before returning to your accommodation where you can enjoy some free time before lunch is served. 

After lunch we check out and you drive back to Mai Chau by motorbike. Please be at the meeting point at 3pm. The bus will bring you back to your hotel/ stay in Hanoi where the tour ends.

Transportation: Motorbike & A/C transportation

Meals: Breakfast and lunch

Guide: Local tour guide (no English)

Accommodation: N/A

What’s included in the tour?

  • Transportation as indicated in the itinerary
  • Accommodation of as chosen
  • Motorbike ride
  • Meals as indicated in the day programs or specific itineraries
  • All entrance fees (as indicated in the day programs or specific itineraries
  • Welcome drink
  • Taxes and Service Charges
  • English speaking tour guides and Local tour guide. 

What’s excluded? 

  • Beverages, Tips and Personal Expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • All not indicated in our itinerary

What do I need to bring?

  • Booking Invoice confirmation from us
  • Your passport with valid Vietnamese visa
  • Cash for personal expense (Vietnamese Dong or USD)

Dietary or special food request

In order to take care of your special food requests we would like you to inform us by email in advance.

Get Up And Go Vietnam is doing all possible to make your journey and travel experience an unforgettable one. Weather conditions, we unfortunately cannot control. Our apologies for that! 

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