Situated in Northern Vietnam, Mai Chau is home to ethnic minorities with spectacular scenes, where locals live in tranquil and picturesque villages. Join in 3-day Mai Chau tour will be chance for you to go deeply into the primitive culture, ancient customs and see the gorgeous embroidered costumes of White Thai and H’mong people. Hanoi - Mai Chau Trekking Tour Tour Highlights
  • Spend home-stay nights with hospitable host families
  • Have hours to cross the lush paddies fields and stunning landscape
  • Meet the locals and experience the rustic living of ethnic minorities
  • Discover the cultural diversity in Northern Vietnam
  • Savor the culinary delights of Mai Chau
  • Visit the idyllic villages on the trekking route
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Code: VEHM 03
Duration: 3 days / 2 nights
Date: Advice upon booking
Start/End: Hanoi/Hanoi (Pickup & Drop off at the hotel)
Group size: Private Tour Only
Tour Category: Mai Chau tours

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Day 1: Hanoi – Mai Chau – Xa Linh – Hang Kia village (L, D)
Leaving Hanoi, we depart on our morning drive through the picturesque countryside of rice paddy fields and spectacular, rugged mountain scenery to Mai Chau, home of the Thai minority. Here we will be served lunch in a local family. After that, we take a one hour drive to Sa Linh Village to begin our trekking expedition. From here we’ll walk along gravel tracks and small paths used by the locals to Hang Kia village where we will stay overnight as honored guests of a Hmong family in a traditional longhouse. Overnight in Hang Kia village.

Way to Hang Kia village

Way to Hang Kia village

Day 2: Hang Kia – Van Village (B, PL, D)
Rising to the sound of lovely Mai Chau valley, we enjoy breakfast and bid a farewell to the local host family. Today our trek is quite challenging as we will walk through the tropical rainforest, up and down the uneven steps. It will take about 6 hours with picnic lunch en route. In the late afternoon, we arrive in Van village where is home to the Thai people. Check in our home-stay for refreshment. The rest of the day is free to stroll around the village until dinner served by the host.

Van Village, Mai Chau

Van Village, Mai Chau

Overnight in Van Village.

Day 3: Van Village – Sam Khoe – Mai Chau – Hanoi
This morning we continue our trek through beautiful scenery to the small village of Sam Khoe where we meet up with our waiting vehicle and drive back towards Mai Chau where lunch will be provided. Take the chance to do a little souvenir shopping from the great range of local handicrafts before we return to Hanoi. We will be back to Hanoi around 17:30. Trip ends

Trek through the beautiful scenery of Sam Khoe village

Trek through the beautiful scenery of Sam Khoe village


Group sizeCost/person
1 person$420
2 people$249
3 – 5 people$200
6 – 8 people$139
9 – 12 people$130

What’s included?

  • Private round-trip transfer with good A/C vehicles (car, van or bus)
  • English speaking guide (Other languages upon requested)
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary as (B = Breakfast, PL = Picnic Lunch, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Drinking water during trek (two bottle per person/ per day)
  • Picnic Lunches (During the trek)
  • Cook for the trip (one cook accompany us and cook for us for the whole trip)
  • 2 nights accommodation at Home stay (houses on stilts, stay with Thai people)
  • Admission fees and permits where applicable

Notes for home stay:
Home stay with Thai people:
Basic and simple; the house is built on stilt with the bamboo floor and thatch roof and squad toilet is outside of the house.

We provide:
Simple sleeping mat, bed sheet, mosquito net, pillow, and blanket.

What to bring
For your better comfort, please bring along: toilet paper, torch, toiletries with you.

What’s excluded?

  • Travel insurance (Compulsory)
  • Drinks & Beverages
  • Visa & Visa Fees
  • Tips & Gratuities
  • Personal expenses
  • Others not mentioned

Home stay with H’mong people:
Basic & simple: the wooden house is built on the ground with, floor cover with clay. There is no shower, we just get water from water tank and wash with the basin. Simple squad toilet in the garden.

Home stay with Thai people:
Basic and simple; the house is built on stilt with the bamboo floor and thatch roof and squad toilet is outside of the house.