Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Mai Chau Escape – 2Days/1Nights

Discover the beauty and exotic cultures of Vietnam's highlands with an overnight visit to Mai Chau. Only a 3-hour drive from Hanoi, this beautiful region is characterized by karst fangs, towering mountains and fertile rice paddies. Spend a night with a hill tribe family and trek through the rolling countryside, immersing yourself in the wonders of Mai Chau valley. Step off the beaten path and experience Mai Chau’s relaxed hill tribe life and breathtaking scenery. This Vietnam package tour is crafted to show the best of the north's beauty. Requiring little travel time, it is the perfect escape from Hanoi or extension to a Vietnam tour.

Start City : Hanoi ► Mai Chau ► HaNoi
Duration: 2 days/ 1 night
Departure: Daily, upon your request.
- Airport transfers are available upon request.
- Extendable with optional tours from Hanoi.
 Day 1: Hanoi – Mai Chau Valley – Thai tribe village
Your driver and guide will meet you at your hotel and take you along highway 6 to Mai Chau: a small town nestled in the midst of a lush valley and surrounded by emerald-green rice fields. Enjoy picturesque views of the scenic landscape, sown with pagodas and rural villages. Stop along the way to visit the Muong tribe and then at Thung Khe Pass for a spectacular view of Mai Chau Valley. Have an authentic lunch with a local family of the White Thai Tribe and enjoy some free time to acquaint yourself with the villagers. In the afternoon, trek through terraced rice paddies and small villages, discovering the natural beauty of the valley and encountering the culture of the ethnic minority Thai people on our visits to the Pom Coong and Na Phon villages. Return to our homestay for to help prepare the evening meal. This is an opportunity to learn about the local cuisine and culture as you join the family to prepare a traditional dinner. In the evening enjoy a live dance and music performance. Stay overnight in the Longhouse.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Homestay in Mai Chau

Day 2: Mai Chau Discovery – Hanoi

Start the day with a simple breakfast with your host family then take a short drive through the surrounding countryside, before setting off on a trek through rice paddies and down winding lanes to visit the “Cum” and “Xam Khoe” villages. Immerse yourself in the vibrant local culture and enjoy an authentic lunch at one of the villages. In the afternoon, drive back to the urban bustle, arriving at your hotel in Hanoi in the late afternoon.
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Accommodation: N/A.