Why Visit Mai Chau?
Custom made tours to Mai Chau created by locals makes sure you experience all of the best bits of this unique destination. Just four hours from Hanoi is a lush green valley bordered by soaring mountain peaks where local hill tribes live as they have done for hundreds of years. People looking for an authentic Vietnamese cultural experience travel to Mai Chau, and they are rarely disappointed. Trek through the gorgeous landscapes and experience local hospitality unlike anywhere one earth.
Tours in Mai Chau
The brilliant natural landscape in Mai Chau is ripe for exploration. Our local guides will take you on a leisurely trek through the Mai Chau valley to the villages of the Muong and Thai tribes. It’s an intimate experience where smiling faces will greet you with genuine warmth and hospitality.
Shopping at the markets in Mai Chau is very, very different from navigating the heaving crowds of Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, and Hoi An. Browse local handicrafts and watch skilled weavers create intricate designs on ancient looms at your own pace. You will discover souvenirs to take home you just won’t find in the more populated parts of the country.
Where to stay in Mai Chau
Options for accommodation in Mai Chau are extremely diverse.
We personally know a number of local families in Mai Chau who would love for you to stay with them for a few nights. A homestay in Mai Chau means traditional meals, dances, music and stories from a family who are so proud to share their heritage with you.
If you’d prefer accommodation in Mai Chau that is a little more comfortable and has all of the mod-cons of hotels in the major cities, we can book you in to a four star eco-lodge.
We recommend a private car or bus transfer to Mai Chau. It is only a short four hour trip, but we suggest putting down the iPhone and looking out the windows. Watch in awe as the landscape changes from a concrete cityscape to narrow roads shrouded by verdant jungle, towering mountains, and limestone structures.
What To Do In Mai Chau
STAY IN A TRADITIONAL HOMESTAY
What better way is there to experience Vietnam and culture than staying with a local family in their house. Mai Chau has some amazing families willing to host you, feed you traditional meals, tell you stories and share their culture with you. How can you say no?
CYCLE THROUGH THE RICE PADDIES
Spend your afternoon cycling through the lush rice paddies of Mai Chau on a non strenuous bike ride. Relax, take in the scenery and become one with your surroundings. You are in Vietnam after all.