Duration : 2 Days
Tour Type :
Starts / Ends : Hanoi / Hanoi
Tour Route: Mai Chau
Day 1: Hanoi – Mai Chau (L/D)
This morning we depart Hanoi and head west towards Hoa Binh province, after two hours driving we will stop for refreshments and visit Hoa Binh hydro station built in the 1980s. Leaving Hoa Binh, we drive towards Mai Chau valley, about another two hours away to White Thai village of Poong Coong. Enjoy the stunning views while lunching on tasty local dishes cooked by the White Thai girls of the village.
In the afternoon we walk to the surrounding of Poong Coong village and head down to visit a Thai minority village at Ban Lac to have more experiences on ethnic tribal life. Dinner tonight is at a traditional house of ethnic Thai minority, followed by their traditional music show. Overnight in home stay in Poong Coong village.
Day 2: Poong Coong village – Pa Co market (Sunday market) – Mai Chau – Hanoi (B/L).
After breakfast, we will drive 20 km and head towards Moc Chau to visit the Pa Co Sunday market. There are spectacular views along the way. Arrive in Pa Co market at around 10 AM; we will walk to the surrounding market to see minority people exchange the local products. Keep continues walking around we will visit the plum farms and H’mong houses.
We will back to home stay in Poong Coong village, lunch is served in Thai white’s traditional home stay. After lunch we will have 1 hour to rest then drive back to Hanoi in the afternoon. Trip concludes in your hotel in Hanoi.