1. Vietnam
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From Hanoi: 2-Day Adventure in Mai Chau Valley

Product ID: 376001
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Discover the culture and lifestyle of Thai people in northwest Vietnam on a 2-day adventure from Hanoi. Enjoy the beautiful landscape of the Mai Chau valley while cycling and trekking through remote villages and staying overnight at a local homestay.
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Duration 2 days
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From your hotel in Hanoi's old quarter of Hoàn Kiếm.

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  • Experience the lifestyle and culture of the Thai people in Mai Chau valley
  • Enjoy round-trip transport by minivan from Hanoi’s Old Quarter
  • Ride a bike and trek with a guide to local villages
  • Watch a cultural dance performance and sample the local wine
  • Visit and stay overnight at a homestay of the Thai people
Full description

7:30 AM: Get picked up at your hotel in the Old Quarter or join the tour from the meeting point and drive northwest of Hanoi to Hoa Binh
10 AM: Have a short break at the midway point
11:30 AM: Stop for scenic photos of Mai Chau valley before arriving in Ban Lac village in Mai Chau
12:15 PM:  Check in and enjoy a traditional lunch at the local house
2:30 PM-5 PM: Bicycle ride with local tour guide, see farmers working in the fields, locals weaving scarves, and visit surrounding peaceful villages
5 PM-7 PM: Free time for bicycling, walking, or shopping
7 PM: Dinner with many specialties of food will be served
8 PM: Watch a Thai traditional dance in the stilt house and enjoy ruou can (traditional wine) at the community house


7:30 AM: Have breakfast at the homestay
8 AM: Go with a local Thai tour guide to visit the remote villages of Na Meo, Na Mo, and Xam Pa to understand more about their culture and customs
12 PM: Back to the homestay for lunch and check out
1 PM-3 PM: Free time for shopping and relaxing
3:30 PM: Get on the bus to drive back to Hanoi
7 PM: Arrive in Hanoi’s Old Quarter for drop-off at your hotel or meeting point
  • Round-trip transportation
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Meals (1 breakfast, 2 lunches, 1 dinner)
  • Bicycle and trekking
  • Accommodation (dormitory or private bungalow)
  • Traditional dance show
  • Sample of local wine
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks (other than specified)
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Vietnam Open Tour, 9 Hàng Hương, Hàng Mã, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội 100000, Vietnam.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Long-sleeved shirt
  • Insect repellent
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• Itinerary is subject to change due to the weather conditions

From £58.73 per person

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Product ID: 376001