Mai Chau Short Break – 2 Days

Discover the beauty and exotic cultures of Vietnam’s highlands with an overnight stay in Mai Chau. Only a few hours from Hanoi, this area is filled with towering limestone karsts, green mountains and lush fields yet is rarely visited by tourists. Spend a night with a hilltribe family and take light hikes in the area as you immerse yourself in the wonders of Mai Chau Valley on this Northern Vietnam holiday.

Type of trip: Private tour – Adventure – Trekking tour in North of Vietnam
Trip Duration:
2 days 1 night
Start city:
End city:
Hanoi – Mai Chau
Departure: Daily, upon your request.
– Airport transfers are available upon request.
– Extendable with optional tours from Hanoi.

Day 1: Hanoi – Mai Chau (Meals: Lunch, Dinner)
Depart Hanoi early morning for a 3.5 hour drive to Mai Chau located 150 km northwest of Hanoi.  Just an hour beyond Hanoi, after Hoa Binh Town, the road weaves through mountains, fertile valleys and traditional villages.
Arrive in the picturesque Mai Chau Valley surrounded by spectacular karst rock formations and rice paddies. After lunch, spend the afternoon exploring the idyllic natural surroundings and visit the extraordinary Mo Luong (Soldier) Cave.
This evening enjoy a traditional Thai performance of music and dance. The Thai ethnic group has inhabited this area for centuries and much of their lifestyle and traditions have remained unchanged over the years.
Stay overnight in a traditional stilt-house of the Thai people, an incredibly enriching experience in which you can learn about this fascinating culture first hand. (The home stay accommodation consists of comfortable curtained-off sleeping areas in one long room; all bedding and mosquito nets are provided).

Day 2: Mai Chau – Hanoi – Departure (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)
Start this morning with a light trek 2- 4 hours through one or some other villages in the Mai Chau Valley. After lunch in Mai Chau, begin the journey back to Hanoi.  Along the way, be sure to have your camera ready for when you reach the top of the Mai Chau Valley itself, the views are superb.  Continue the drive and reach Hanoi late this afternoon.


Trip cost depends on your group size, travel period and your specific tour needs. Please send us an enquiry for availability and the most updated price. Our travel consultants will contact you shortly for the right price!

Tour cost included:

  • Private transport by good quality van with A/C, all transfer in/out
  • Local English speaking guide
  • Meals as mentioned in the tour programme, admission fees to tour sites
  • Accommodation in a traditional stilt house (private sleeping area per group) or hotel accommodation in a shared twin or shared double room at the Mai Chau Lodge with daily breakfast
  • 1 bottle of water per person per day, Government tax, service charge.

Tour cost excluded:

  • International & Domestic airfare and other not mention up above.
  • Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
  • Travel insurance, Vietnam Entry Visa fee
  • Banking transfer fee/Bank commission charge
  • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels