Mai Chau trek

Mai Chau & Pu Luong 2-Day Cultural Hike

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What You'll Do
  • Visit mountainous townlet Mai Chau & peaceful villages in Pu Luong Natural Reserve.
  • Do the trekking “off the beaten path” route in Pu Luong Natural Reserve.
  • See the paddy rices and countryside secenery
  • Experience the hill tribes – mostly Muong & Thai people.
  • A chance to get close with the local hill tribes- mostly Muong & Thai people, stay at their eco- stilt house, see the water wheel and the local food.
Enjoy a two day trek through Mai Chau, the mountainous townlet of the Thai people. It is one of the most picturesque regions of Vietnam´s Northwest; and nearby Pu Luong Natural Reserve is an area with outstanding beauty and biodiversity.
What to Expect
Day 1: Hanoi - Mai Chau - Pu Luong (~ 230 km & ~ 3 hour trek)

Depart from your Hanoi hotel at 8:00 transferring to Mai Chau on our spectacular drive. Upon arrival at Poom Coom village in Mai Chau, we will take a short walk to visit the ethnic Thai people then lunch will be served.

13:00, take a short car ride in about 1 hour before we set off for our hiking through the beauty of Pu Luong nature reserve, the trek is intermediate level and will require some walking up hills but it’s worth your hike as we will see many spectacular views of villages and terraces. 

Arrival at the Thai stilt homestay in the late afternoon. Free time to rest and shower, then a traditional dinner with our host family. Overnight here.

Inclusion: Transfer, guide, entrance fee, lunch, dinner, drinking water, homestay with permit.

Day 2: Pu Luong - Thanh Hoa, drive back to Hanoi (~ 235km)

Wake up as early as you wish to witness the daily life of the locals before having breakfast at 7:00.

We will have a more relaxing morning today to stroll around the village of the Thai people, pay a visit to some of the neighbors, learn more about their life and society.

Some more easy hike long the paddy field if time permits before catching our van ride to the lunch spot.

We will then have a scenic drive back to Hanoi. Finish our trip at your hotel around 17:00.

Inclusion: Transfer, guide, drinking water, breakfast, lunch.
What's Included
  • See inclusive items listed after each day
What's Not Included
  • Visa, insurance, drinks, personal expenses, others not mentioned in details, tips are welcome!
Cancellation Policy
Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
Meeting Point

Depart from your Hanoi hotel at 7:00 am transferring to Mai Chau. (Open in Google Maps)

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Product ID: 32288