Mai Chau trekking Tour 4 days 3 nights
4 Days 3 nights
Hanoi – Mai Chau – Hang Kia villages – Van Village - Xo Village - Poong Coong village - Hanoi
Mai Chau offers a wide selection of trekking tours ranging from easy day hike to multi-day challenging treks. The following 4-day trekking tour is only a sample trekking itinerary Viet Sapa Travel customizes for active, adventure travelers, small groups tours or family travel, those seeking a medium hike to the northern Vietnam. Begin your holidays with a car transfer from Hanoi through Hoa Binh and up to Mai Chau valley. You start you hiking adventure from Hang Kia village, inhabited by the H’mong, hiking through Van village, Xo village to Poom Coong villages which are inhabited by the Thai people. The 4-day hiking tour is provided with an English-speaking guide, local Thai guide, cook and trekking equipments. Your luggage is taken care by our support team. You only need to bring you small bag for the day hike. The accommodation and the food are simple, basic and this trekking tour is not recommended for those looking a luxury travel, vacations. Contact Viet Sapa for more details.
Tour Code :VNT 10
Day 1: Hanoi – Mai Chau – Hang Kia village.
We leave Hanoi heading west to Hoa Binh Province. We climb towards the Mai Chau valley another two hours away stopping to take in the spectacular scenery.
Following lunch in Mai Chau town we drive to the White Thai village of Xa Linh where we start a 2-hour trek to the village of Hang Kia. Our hosts this evening will be the H’mong people. Whilst enjoying their hospitality we learn a little about their way of life.
Tonight’s accommodation will be basic although mattresses, bedding and mosquito nets are provided.
Day 2: Hang Kia – Van village.
This morning we have a 4-5 hour trek to Van village is home of the White Thai people. The trek takes us through unforgettable scenery and provides us with an opportunity to witness the authentic rural life.
Arriving in Van village by mid to late afternoon there will be time to take a short walk around the village.
Our hosts for this evening will treat us to a fine meal and stories of life in Van village.
Day 3: Van village – Xo village.
We spend the morning strolling around the surrounding villages. We then return to Van for lunch. After lunch, stroll down to the river (if weather permit) before embarking on a 3hour walk to the village of Xo.
Dinner and overnight in Xo village.
Day 4: Xo village – Poong Coong village – Hanoi.
Bidding farewell to our hosts we have a five-hour trek from Xo to Poong Cong village. Lunch will be provided in a local stilt house.
After lunch, we will drive back to Hanoi.
Arrive Hanoi around late afternoon. Check-in hotel and overnight in Hanoi.
Viet Sapa Travel is not only Hanoi based tour operator but also in other places of Vietnam offering a wide selection of trekking tours in all over Vietnam. The above trekking tour is only a sample we list on this site for your reference. That can be flexible, customizable and subject to weather conditions and other circumstances. We have lots of other itineraries we don’t put all here since there are some dishonest individuals have copied, without our agreement our contents and pasted on their site for commercial purpose. If you need further information or have any suggestions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time. We look forward to seeing you soon in Vietnam!
Since this is a private tour, the price per person varies and depends on many aspects, such as your group size, the hotel or home stay and your departure date. If you want to get a custom price quote for this tour, please fill out the online inquiry form and give you as much information as possible about your trip. Your online travel consultants will be at your service and help you make the most of your travel time and dollars!
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)
Trip Price Excluded
Meals and beverage not mentioned in the itinerary
Personal travel insurance (Compulsory)
Tips and gratuities
Others not mentioned in the itinerary
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.