Mai Chau easy trek & homestay - 3days2nights
  • Routing: Hanoi - Mai Chau - Xo village - Buoc village - Van village - Van Mai village - Hanoi
  • Grading tour:

    • Scenic villages
    • Homestays in villages of Thai people
    • Beautiful and easy trails
    • All meals included
    Day 1: Hanoi – Mai Chau – Xo Village
    8:30 am: Leave Hanoi for Mai Chau. After 4hr beautiful bus ride we reach Pom Coong, a village of the Thai ethnic minority in Mai Chau valley. Lunch in Pom Coong Village. In the afternoon we take light walk on village road to Xo, a village of the Thai ethnic minority. Dinner and overnight in a local house.

    Trekking 3 hrs / Dirt path (Easy to Moderate grade) / Lunch, Dinner / Homestay

    Day 2: Xo Village – Buoc Village – Van Village
    After breakfast at the home stay we say goodbye to the host and walk to Buoc Village. On the way we would see villagers working on rice paddies and children going to school. Lunch on the way. In the afternoon, we will reach the beautiful village of Van. We will spend the second night with a local family.

    Trekking 5 hrs / Dirt path (Easy to Moderate grade) / Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner / Homestay

    Day 3: Van Village – Buoc Village – Van Mai Village – Hanoi
    After breakfast at the home stay, we walk on village roads which run between mountains and rice paddies. We reach our lunch stop, Van Mai Village, around 11:30am. Lunch in a local house before taking a bus ride back to Hanoi.  We would arrive in Hanoi around 5.30pm. Trip ends in Hanoi. 

    Trekking 3 hrs / Dirt path (Easy to Moderate grade) / Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Min - Max List Prices ($/person)
    7 - 8
    100 Add to cart
    5 - 6
    164 Add to cart
    3 - 4
    222 Add to cart
    2 - 2
    276 Add to cart
    1 - 1
    484 Add to cart

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    Duration: 3 days, 2 nights
    Depart from: Hanoi
    End at: Hanoi
    When: Year round see more Vietnam weather
    Activities: Trekking, Cultural expedition
    Transport: AC vehicle, on foot
    Accommodation: 2 nights homestay
    Tour guide: English or French speaking guide from Hanoi 
    Support crew: Local cook 
    Trekking grade: Introductory Grade that means this tour involve in three to four hours of active, physical-required activities per day at a slow but steady pace and less than a week (07 days) in duration. Your track trails are predominately on good conditions and tracks and might include some easy pass crossings such as a mix of quiet paved roads, forestry tracks and easy double tracks. Your muscles are going to relatively tense however there are some relax intervals helping you back to the phase. You will need a good level of fitness. No special notices required.* Suggested preparation: 30 minutes of aerobic type exercise, three times a week for the three months leading up to your trek. Who suits:  Great for newcomers to active travel. Activity: 2-5 hours most days Distances: Hike up to 5 miles (or 8km), cycle 10-20 miles (or 16 – 32km) most days Surfaces: flat or rolling terrain with some possible steeps Elevation change: up to 2,000 ft/day (about 600m)Altitude: up to 4,000 ft (about 1200m)
    Meals and food
    - Day 1: Lunch, Dinner
    - Day 2: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    - Day 3: Breakfast, Lunch
    All meals, which are indicated in the itinerary, are included in the price of this trip. Our local guide will cook great dinners for us at the home stay. Lunches are also prepared by the local guide with the emphasis will be on healthy and nutritious fresh local produce. Please inform us at the time of booking if you have any special dietary requirement. 
    The homestay
    Home stay in villages is simple in term of bedding condition and amenities. We will stay overnight in traditional house-on-stilt of the Thai minority and, as the locals do, we will sleep on bamboo floor with mattress, clean sheet, pillows and mosquito nets. Toilet is usually western style
    Our tour guide
    The tour will be guided by one of our tour guides who are experienced in guiding trekking tours in Vietnam. He has been carefully trained in this field and is fully licensed in tour guiding by the government. In addition, he has been trained in first-aid by SOS International and he knows how to deal with difficult situations. You will have a great time traveling with him.
    The trekking day
    A typical trekking day start at about 8.30 am after breakfast. Lunch times can vary depending on the terrain. We aim to reach the next overnight stop by 4.30 or 5. During the trek we will have short breaks for rest, snack and photographing.  
    What to bring 
    Trekking boots, sun block, hat, anti-insect repellent, sunglasses, sleeping bag (optional), rain coat, toiletries, original passport.Note on client safety
    We reserve the right to deviate from this itinerary for any reasons, including road and weather conditions, frequency of visits to a village, or for any other factor which may influence client safety.
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    Departure: Hanoi

    Finish: Hanoi

    trip notes

    TRIP NOTES

    Duration: 3 days, 2 nights
    Group size: 08 persons
    Depart from: Hanoi
    End at: Hanoi
    When: Year round
    Activities: Trekking, Cultural expedition
    Trekking grade: Easy to Moderate
    Transport: AC vehicle, on foot
    Accommodation: 2 nights homestay
    Tour guide: English or French speaking guide from Hanoi 
    Support crew: Local cook 
    Meals:
    - Day 1: Lunch, Dinner
    - Day 2: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    - Day 3: Breakfast, Lunch

    Food

    All meals, which are indicated in the itinerary, are included in the price of this trip. Our local guide will cook great dinners for us at the home stay. Lunches are also prepared by the local guide with the emphasis will be on healthy and nutritious fresh local produce. Please inform us at the time of booking if you have any special dietary requirement. 

    The homestay
    Home stay in villages is simple in term of bedding condition and amenities. We will stay overnight in traditional house-on-stilt of the Thai minority and, as the locals do, we will sleep on bamboo floor with mattress, clean sheet, pillows and mosquito nets. Toilet is usually western style

    Our tour guide
    The tour will be guided by one of our tour guides who are experienced in guiding trekking tours in Vietnam. He has been carefully trained in this field and is fully licensed in tour guiding by the government. In addition, he has been trained in first-aid by SOS International and he knows how to deal with difficult situations. You will have a great time traveling with him.

    The trekking day
    A typical trekking day start at about 8.30 am after breakfast. Lunch times can vary depending on the terrain. We aim to reach the next overnight stop by 4.30 or 5. During the trek we will have short breaks for rest, snack and photographing.  

    What to bring 
    Trekking boots, sun block, hat, anti-insect repellent, sunglasses, sleeping bag (optional), rain coat, toiletries, original passport.

    Note on client safety
    We reserve the right to deviate from this itinerary for any reasons, including road and weather conditions, frequency of visits to a village, or for any other factor which may influence client safety.

    Total day

    3-Days 2-Nights

    Activity

    Culture Tour SightSeeing Trekking Homestay

    Group size

    Min: 1 persons

    Max: 8 persons

    Transportation

  • Accommodation

  • Inclusions

    • AC vehicle
    • English speaking tour guide
    • Local cook
    • Home-stay permission
    • Meals as mentioned in itinerary
    • Sightseeing fees & entrance fees
    • First-aid kit, 02 bottles of drinking water per person per day

    Exclusions

    • Drink at lunch
    • Hotel in Hanoi
    • Transfer from your hotel to ATS office before and after the tour begins
    • Personal expenses