Duration: 4 days / 3 nights
Date: Advice upon booking
Start/End: Hanoi/Hanoi (Pickup & Drop off at the hotel)
Group size: Private Tour Only
Active level: Tour_active_level
Day 1: Hanoi – Mai Chau – Hang Kia Village (L, D)
your friendly guide and driver will pick you up at 08:00 from a hotel, then we will leave Hanoi for Hoa Binh province where we could enjoy our escaping vacation. After having started the journey with a relaxing 3.5- hour drive to Mai Chau, we enjoy savory and cozy lunch in Pom Coong village. Afterward, follow your guide and driver to Sa Linh then we head village of Hang Kia which is reached after 3-hour trekking through some H’mong villages. If you are tired after the trekking, you will soon forget it because of the hospitality of our hosts, the H’mong minority people. Now, take advantages of your time gaining insights into their lives and culture. Tonight, we will stay at rustic house, which could probably be a little different experience.
Day 2: Hang Kia – Van Village (B. PL, D)
After breakfast, the guide will pick you up and for your 7-hour trekking tour to Van Village, home of the White Thai people. The journey will take you past some picturesque scenery with jungle, corn fields, rice paddies fields and idyllic villages. Size this second to none chance to get fist-hand observation of mountainous life in Vietnam.
After having a picnic lunch along the way, we will make our way to Van village by mid afternoon. While you are in the village, make the most of your time to take a stroll down to the nearby stream or surrounding villages. Then, we will get chance to dine on flavorful local delights prepared by our local hosts. They will be willing to share with you stories of life in their village during the meal and also share their home brewed rice wine and toast our good health and happiness.
Day 3: Van village – Pom Coong Village (B, PL, D)
As the sun begins to set, we start our day with a strolling tour around the nearby villages and mingle with the locals along the way. Before embarking on a 3 hour trek to Na Meo village, we enjoy a lunch in Xo village. After that, hop on the vehicle which takes you to Pom Coong village for overnight accommodation.
In the evening, get yourself entertained by a fascinating Traditional Dance of the White Thai people. During the show, feel free to join with them for the dance and enjoy a sip of the Can Wine, one of the local specialties.
Day 4: Pom Coong Village – Mai Chau – Hanoi (B, L)
Spend last minutes of you trip to browse through Mai Chau market then take a stroll to some neighboring villages. We will go back to Hanoi after lunch in Mai Chau. We will arrive back in Hanoi by approximately 16:30. Trip ends.