MAI CHAU CLASSIC – BIKING & TREKKING 2D1N
The valley in which Mai Chai sits is dotted with many Thai villages in between a patchwork of rice fields. It is a different world full of tranquility and breathtaking nature, perfect for cycling and hiking.
Hanoi – Mai Chau Biking (L-D)
07:30 – 08:00 Pickup at your hotel or hostel 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 drink.
12:15 Traditional lunch in local village (vegetarian available)
14:30 – 17:00 Bicycle ride with your tour guide, see farmers working in fields, locals weaving scarves and visit surrounding peaceful villages.
17:00 – 19:00 Free time for cycling, walking, shopping
19:00 Enjoy dinner.
20:00 Watch a Thai’s traditional dance and drink the traditional wine “ruou can” Overnight in the communal stilt house or Valley View Bungalow.
Mai Chau Valley – Hanoi
07:30 – 08:30 Wake up and enjoy breakfast at the homestay
8:30 – 11:30 We take a hike to climb the 1000 steps Cave and a local market.
12:15 – 15:00 Lunch and free time to relax
15:30 We say goodbye to our host family and take the bus to drive back to Hanoi
19:00 Arrive in Hanoi Old Quarter where we drop you off at your hotel or hostel.
- 2-way transfer and accommodation of your choice
- Meals as indicated
- All entrance fees (as indicated in the day programs or specific itineraries
- Welcome drink
- Taxes and Service Charges
- English speaking tour guide and local guide
- Beverages, Tips and Personal Expenses
- Travel insurance
- All not indicated in our itinerary
- Booking voucher from us
- Your passport with valid Vietnamese visa
- Cash for personal expense (Vietnamese Dong or USD)
Specific food requests
Please let us know if you have specific eating restrictions, allergic for certain things or if you are vegetarian, we can take that into account during the trips.
Especially for the north and central Vietnam;
In the period between November and April, the weather is variable, from sunny to cold and rainy. It is advisable during this period to bring some rain gear with some warmer clothes. In the period from April to November, it is good to pack a hat with a wide brim, sunscreen (at least SPF15) and a reliable insect repellent. A thin rain poncho is useful all year round.
Get Up And Go Vietnam does everything to make your trip an unforgettable experience. Unfortunately, we have no control over weather conditions. Our apologies for that!
What do I need to know?
During the period March to November it will good to pack your swimming gear, a
towel, a wide-brimmed hat, sunscreen (at least SPF15), a reliable insect
repellent, toiletries, a camera and lots of batteries. Warm clothing for the cooler
months of November to March are advised. How much luggage can I take? Your
vehicle has limited space so please keep your luggage to a maximum of 15kgs in
a backpack or soft over-night bag and include a small day pack to hand carry for
easy access to camera, sunscreen, water etc. Inhibitions can be left in the
luggage storage rooms at your hotel with your other unwanted baggage.
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!