Mai Chau Pu Luong

Tour Code : 330 - Start : Daily
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Tour Overview

Mai Chau Pu Luong is a stunningly beautiful area located in the northwest of Vietnam, known for its picturesque landscapes of terraced rice paddies, lush forests, and limestone mountains. The region is home to several ethnic minority communities, including the Thai and Muong people, who have preserved their traditional ways of life and handicrafts.

The Mai Chau valley, located around 150 kilometers from Hanoi, is a popular destination for tourists looking for a peaceful escape from the city. The valley is surrounded by verdant hills and dotted with stilt houses and villages where visitors can stay in a homestay and experience the local way of life. Visitors can also explore the nearby villages by bike, hike through the hills, or watch a traditional dance performance.

Pu Luong Nature Reserve, located around 100 kilometers from Mai Chau, is a protected area that boasts stunning landscapes of rice terraces, waterfalls, and forests. The area is home to several endangered species of flora and fauna, including the Indochinese tiger, the Asian black bear, and the Delacour's langur. Visitors can trek through the reserve to see these species and learn about conservation efforts in the area.

One of the highlights of Mai Chau Pu Luong is the opportunity to experience the local cuisine, which is known for its fresh, healthy ingredients and unique flavors. Visitors can try traditional dishes such as sticky rice cooked in bamboo tubes, grilled river fish, and sour soup made with local herbs and vegetables.

Overall, Mai Chau Pu Luong is a hidden gem in Vietnam, offering a serene and authentic experience of the country's natural and cultural wonders.


DAY 1: Hanoi – Mai Chau Valley (L, D)

7:00 - 8:00 : Pickup at your hotel in the Old Quarter in our comfortable van/bus

10:00 : Short break

11:30-12:30 : Scenic photo stop of Mai Chau valley/arrive in Mai Chau

12:30 : Traditional lunch in our home(vegetarian available)

14:30: Bicycle ride with your tour guide, see farmers working in fields, locals weaving

scarves and visit surrounding peaceful villages.

17:00: Free time for cycling, walking, shopping

19:00 : Enjoy the dinner, you will have a chance to Enjoy traditional dishes prepared in the style of the native Thai and watch the Thai’s classic dance show and drink wine “Ruou can”. (Applied for a Group of 5 or above)


DAY 2: Mai Chau - Pu Luong Nature Reserve – Ha Noi (B, L, D)

7:30-8:30 – Breakfast time

8:30-10:30 – Drive 35km to Pu Luong Nature Reserve, we will stop on the way to see chopsticks factories and take photos sometimes.

10:30 – 12:30 – Arrive to Pu Luong Nature reserve, we will take a short break for 10 minutes before starting to do trekking and explore the beautiful scenery of the mountains and stunning rice terraces

12:30 – 15:30 – Enjoy Lunch in the village and rest before we restart trekking then drive back to Mai Chau.

15:30 – Get on the van/bus to drive back to Hanoi.

7:30 – 8:00 Drop off at the guest’s hotel.


Pricing & Inclusives

Option Details Price ($/person)
StandardHomestay - Sharing

85 USD

DeluxeHomestay(Private room)

105 USD


  • you should take long sleeve clothes, a hat, trekking shoes, sunscreen, mosquito repellent.
  • You should not carry heavy luggage

Tour Includes 

– Round-trip transportation

– Air -condition van/bus

– Tour guide

– Meals in the village 

– Accommodation

– Entrance fee

– Traditional dance & can wine

Tour excludes

– Drinks

– Personal expenses.


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We arrange shuttle bus (29 or 35 seaters) to pick up visitor from hotels in Hanoi Old Quarter area (in Hanoi) or 1st district (in HCM city) . Pick up time is vary for each tour, every morning. The operator will inform you exact time. You are recommended to have breakfast check out and be ready at hotel’s lobby. Pick up request at Hanoi Airport is not available, it can be handled by private car only, and shuttle bus could not pick up or drop off you there. Pick up request at Hanoi train station (Sapa arrival) is not available, as you arrive early at 5:00 am from Sapa while our shuttle bus- pick up time at 7:45am. You can choose to get back at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter or go to No. 9 Hang Huong (our office), you can leave luggage there and wait until 7:45am If you are not in Hanoi Old Quarter Area, pick up point at Hanoi Opera House at 8:30am
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