Hanoi – Mai Chau - Hanoi (2 days - 1 night) - Athena Cruise

Hanoi – Mai Chau – Hanoi (2 days – 1 night)

Mai Châu is a rural district of Hoa Binh province in the northwestern region of Vietnam. The district is located at about 160 km from Ha Noi. The scenery of Mai Chau attracts many tourists. The Mai Chau area is well known for its stilt houses. The type of stilt houses, or pile dwellings, they construct are called Thai stilt houses and are made of bamboo and timber. These houses are elevated 10–12 feet off the ground in order to avoid water damage and shelter animals from the elements.


Day 1: Hanoi – Mai Chau (L,D)

07:45 – 08:15 – Pickup at meeting point for departure

10:00 – Short break

11:30 – 12:00 – Scenic photo stop of Mai Chau valley/arrive in Mai Chau

12:15 – Traditional lunch in local village (vegetarian available)

13:00 – 15:00 – Bicycle ride with local tour guide, see farmers working in fields, locals weaving scarves and visit surrounding  peaceful villages.

15:00 – 18:00 – Free time for bicycling, walking, shopping

18:00 – Visit Thai living museum for Traditional dinner

19:30- Watch Thai traditional dance in the stilt house Enjoy Traditional alcohol (ruou can) with the community

Overnight in Ban Lac village in Mai Chau valley.

Day 2: Mai Chau – Hanoi (B,L)

07:30 – 08:00 Wake-up and eat breakfast

08:30 – 11:30 Hike to 1000 Step Cave and local market

12:15 – 15:00 Lunch and free time to relax before getting on the van to Hanoi

18:30 -19:00 Drop you off at your hotel

Price: USD169.00 per pax

Tour included:

  • Rounding bus transportation
  • Tour Guide
  • Entrance ticket in the village
  • Meals as indicated: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner
  • Bicycle
  • Accomodation in Lac village

Tour excluded:

  • Personal fee ( ex: Drinks, Souvenirs)
  • Insurance

* The itinerary can be changed due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions.

* Optionals : Accommodation at local stilt house

Accommodation at local stilt house but Private room.