Embrace the great natural beauty of Mai Chau Valley with verdant rice field and mountain ridged landscapes with Orient Skyline Travel! Enjoy watching their traditional dance and traditional music performance, experience overnight in traditional stilted house, and explore rustic traditional villages on a hike to discover the culture of Thai ethnic!



Hanoi – Mai Chau



  • Embrace the beauty of Mai Chau landscape
  • Discover the culture of the Thai ethnic group
  • Explore rural villages on a hike



  • Accommodation in a traditional stilt house (private sleeping area per group) or hotel accommodation in twin share at the Mai Chau Lodge with daily breakfast
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Adventure English speaking guide
  • Tour transferred by private air conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees during guided visits
  • Excursions as mentioned
  • Service charges


Day 1: Hanoi – Mai Chau (L, D)

At 8 AM, leave bustling Hanoi behind and drive to Mai Chau (approximately 4.5 hours). Along the way, the road journey winds up to mountains, farmland valleys of orange and sugar cane dotted with traditional villages.

After some photo stops, arrive in picturesque Mai Chau Valley, nestles amidst the fertile verdant rice fields and spectacular limestone formations. Be greeted and welcomed by the owner, have some tea and enjoy a home meal for lunch. Have some relaxation in the homestay before commencing on a light hike around the nearby Thai hamlets.

Dinner tonight will be soon served, comprising the home grown rice and vegetable cooked in local style, be prepared that the hospitable owner will certainty invite you some homemade rice wine to express his hospitality following the Thai tradition. After dinner, enjoy a traditional music and dance performance performed by the local Thai girls. Spend the night in a traditional house of the ethnic White Thai for an incredible Vietnamese homestay experience. (The homestay accommodation has basic condition however comfortable, sleeping area is arranged separately in one long room, bedding and mosquito nets available).

Overnight in Mai Chau.

Day 2: Mai Chau – Hanoi (B, L)

Enjoy a simple breakfast at the homestay and commence on a light trek (2 – 3 hours) through the verdant rice Mai Chau Valley, along the way, see how mountainous people tend their farm, meet the school kids on their way to school waving hello to you. Return to the homestay, check out and enjoy tasty lunch before saying goodbye to the host and start the journey back to Hanoi.

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Please note: Optional activity with supplement:

If the itinerary falls on a Sunday, there is an opportunity to visit a local vibrant and colorful market in the village of Xa Linh home to Flower Hmong hill tribe. 

Mai Chau Valley
Mai Chau Valley
Mai Chau Valley
Mai Chau Valley
Mai Chau Valley
Mai Chau Valley