Mai Chau Valley Day Tour From Hanoi

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 1 Days
  • Departure Time :
    8am Hotel pickups commence prior to this timeTimes are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Hanoi city hotels
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable


Located 83 miles (135 km) southwest of Hanoi in the Hoa Binh province of northern Vietnam, Mai Chau has a population of about 47,500 inhabitants who belong to different ethnic minority groups such as the White Thai, H'mong, Zao, Muong, Tay, Hoa, and Viet. On this day tour from Hanoi, visit a couple of these hill tribes, known for their handicrafts, particularly their skills in embroidering clothes. You can also marvel at the lush green scenery of the valley, dotted with stilt houses inhabited mainly by the White Thai ethnic group. The Sunday market attracts people into town where traditional Thai dishes are made and traditional dances performed.


  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

Know More about this tour

Meet up with your tour guide and vehicle in Hanoi, and depart for the Mai Chau valley, about three hours away. Enjoy views of the mountainous landscape, and stop for photo ops along the way.

On arrival in Mai Chau, visit the Lac village of White Thai hill tribe, where you can see their stilt houses built with large palm-leaf roofs, polished bamboo-slat floors, a center kitchen, and patterned windows. Lunch is served at a local house with traditional dishes featuring flavors of the mountains, such as ruou can (wine drunk out of a jar through pipes), nep (sticky rice), ginger, and com lam (bamboo-tube rice).

In the afternoon, visit Pomcoong village, and see what daily life is like for this hill tribe. Enjoy a performance of their traditional dance, a gong festival, a local home, or other activities. Your tour ends with the drive back to Hanoi.


  • Entrance fees
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Lunch
  • Private tour


  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

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