TRIP OVERVIEWDestinations: Hanoi - Mai Chau
Starts in/Finishes in: Hanoi/Mai Chau
- Pay your first visit to the Muong Cultural Space to have an overview of Muong people and its culture.
- Have lunch at a stilt-house in the middle of Mai Chau stunning valley
- Stroll around interesting surroundings and ethnic minority tribes of Pom Coong village
TRIP IN DETAILS
After breakfast, your guide will meet and take you on 2,5 hours journey to Hoa Binh. Your first visit will be Giang Mo, the village of the Muong minority and stroll through the rice fields. You will also visit Muong Cultural Space nearby to have an overview of Muong people and its culture. Continue driving to stunning valley of Mai Chau for lunch at a stilt-house, followed by a stroll around interesting surroundings and ethnic minority tribes of Pom Coong village.Then a short drive will take you to a remote village of the valley for approximately 3- hour trek passing by authentic villages and lush paddy fields. Spend the night in a Thai family.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Transportation: Private vehicle
This morning will devote to more trekking which takes you mainly downhill, firstly with a gentle descent on a wide track, then turns into a narrow path winding through hamlets, cultivated fields where you enjoy beautiful views over the valley below. The trek involves several stream crossings, steep descents and balancing between rice paddies. There are lovely views of karts rock formations at a distance.
After lunch at a local family in a nearby village, you’ll be picked up to Hanoi, arriving in the late afternoon.
Transportation: Private vehicle
PRICE & INCLUSION
From: USD per person for a private tour of minimum 6 guests traveling together
Valid till December 31, 2019
- 1-night homestay with local family in a Thai’s stilt-house
- Pick up and transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle with experienced driver
- Experienced English speaking guide
- All meals as indicated in the detailed itinerary
- All entrance fees
- All government taxes
- Tips and gratuities, drinks and personal expenses
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