Mai Chau valley is a perfect place to experience Vietnam’s village life. You will enjoy a valley biking through many villages, across lush rice paddies and into the countryside to get to know the local hill tribe people and their culture.
08:00: Depart from Hanoi to Mai Chau – an idyllic valley home to many hill tribes including the Dzao, Muong and Thai.
Arrive in Mai Chau around noon and enjoy your lunch. Check in your room from 14h (If room is available, we can offer you early check in)
15:00: Biking tour with local guide to explore Mai Chau beautiful ethnic villages including Na Thia, Chieng Sai, Cha Long, Tong Dau, Van villages. Be welcomed by the friendly local people, talk with them and discover their traditional culture. Total cycling time is around 2 – 2,5 hours on flat village paths. Back to Mai Chau Ecolodge for dinner. Enjoy a traditional dance show and taste Ruou Can, a local rice wine. Overnight at Mai Chau Ecolodge.
Optional: Cooking Class (Surcharge: US$23/person)
Take part in a cooking class to make Thai traditional dishes such as five color rice or bamboo grilled fish.
Breakfast at Ecolodge. Free exploring Mai Chau beautiful ethnic villages including Na Thia, Nhot, Pom Coong, Lac and Chieng Chau villages. Be welcomed by the friendly local people, talk with them and discover their traditional culture. Total walking time is around 2.5 – 3 hours on flat village paths. Take it all in: the spectacular scenery of Mai Chau and the relaxed rhythm of local life. Have lunch at Ecolodge’ restaurant then transfer back to Hanoi.
- One night accommodation of deluxe room on double shared basis
- Bottled water and wet hand towels onboard
- Meals as stated (B= Breakfast Buffet, L= Set Lunch, D= Set Dinner)
- Welcome drinks
- Daily complimentary drinking water
- Free access to the Lodge facilities
- Activities and entertainment with Mai Chau Lodge local tour guide
- Transfer Hanoi - Mai Chau - Hanoi (book in next step)
- Vietnam Visa (ONLY $10/visa - book in next step)
- Hanoi Accommodation
- Personal Expenses
- All not mentioned clearly above
Cancellation by Customer
- Any cancellation made within 30 days is subject to 50% of the total amount of the booking. Cancellation within 15 days is subject to 75% of the total amount of the booking. Cancellation within 24 hours prior to arrival, No Show or early check out are subject to 100% of the total amount of the booking.
- Children under 4 years old, sharing the same room with their parents and using the existing bedding: Free of charge for all the services indicated in the packages.
- Children from 4 to 10 years old, sharing the same room with their parents and using the existing bedding: 50% discount on package price & on other services (BBQ/Gala dinner buffets). Extra bed offered free of charge is subject to availability.
- Shuttle bus transfer: Free of charge for children under 4 years old, using parents' existing seats. 30% off on adults' rates for children between 4 - 12 years old.