This trip allows us to explore Mai Chau in three days. The trip offers both adventure and hill tribe life. We will get into the heart of the Muong and White Thai villages and stay in their traditional stilt houses.

Tour Code: VEH15
Duration : 3 Days
Tour Type :
Starts / Ends : Hanoi / Hanoi
Tour Route: Hanoi, Mai Chau, Lac Village, Van village, Poong Con village, Hanoi
Group Size: Private Tour Only
Commencement date: Advice upon booking

Day 1: Hanoi – Mai Chau – Lac Village – Van Village
Day 2: Van Village – Xo village – Poong Coon village
Day 3: Poong Coon village – Hanoi

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Day 1: Hanoi – Mai Chau – Lac Village – Van Village (8 km) (L, D)
In the morning, we depart Hanoi in the morning we then drive to Mai Chau we have lunch at the White Thai village of Lac. After lunch we transfer to Sam Khoe for our trek, we spend the night as guests of the Thai people in a traditional home stay built on stilts.


Day 2: Van Village – Xo village – Poong Coon village (B, L, D)
Today we set off for Van village deep in the heart of the scenic Mai Chau valley. We will have 6-hour trek to Poong Cong, the village belongs to white Thai people. We will trek through many picturesque Thai villages. On the way we will stop at Xo village for our picnic lunch. We arrive at Poong Cong village in the late afternoon. Overnight in home stay.


Day 3: Poong Coon village – Hanoi (B, L)
In the morning we take a pleasant walk to some near by village, we also have chance to visit Mai Chau market. We will have lunch in the village and we head back to Hanoi in the after noon. Trip concludes in your hotel in Hanoi


About Price
It depends on whether you would like to take a private tour or sit in coach tour, the price per person also varies and depends on many aspects, such as your group size, cabin types and your departure date. Please send us your requirements. Our online travel consultants will be at your service and help you make the most of your travel time and dollars!

What’s included?

  • Accommodations at basic local home stay
  • All meals indicated in the itinerary (3 lunches, 2 Dinners, 3 Breakfast)
  • A/C transfers & transport by private car, van or coaches, with a reasonable supply of drinking water
  • Water during trek
  • Entrance fees & permits
  • Local speaking English tour guide/s (Other languages upon requests)
  • Local cook

Trip Price Excluded

  • Meals and beverage not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal expenses
  • Personal travel insurance (Compulsory)
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Others not mentioned in the itinerary

If you have any specific food requirements (vegetarian, vegan, food allergies) please inform us in advance so that we can provide notice to our cook and local people so that they san server you better. We will have a cook (local people) go with us and cook for us until Poong Coon Village. The cook will prepare pick nick lunches and accompany us the whole time in Mai Chau.
Some meals are prepare and cook by local family
Meals are included as specified in the itinerary. Meal codes are: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner.

Please be advised that the local home stay is not the hotel and the home stay is exactly in the condition how the local people live. The home stay has a squad toilet and no shower. It is very basic. We always try to choose the clean enough home stay to offer our clients. But please do not expect too much at a local home stay. This is a part of experience when you take this trip.

Van Village: Basic White Thai Home stay – House on stilts
Poong Cong Village: Basic White Thai Home stay – House on stilts

About the home stay:
The White Thai home stay is very clean and in a better condition. We stay in the house on stilts. The family provides us clean mats (quite hard), mosquito nets, blankets, pillow.


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