Trekking Tour Mai Chau – Pu Luong 3 Days 2 Nights

Hanoi - Mai Chau - Pu Luong


This Mai Chau Tour is designed to allow clients to appreciate the grandeur of nature while also learning about tribal customs and culture. Mai Chau is a little hamlet about 130 kilometers west of Hanoi, nestled in the heart of a lush valley surrounded by emerald-green rice fields. By riding or strolling through the undulating hills, you can immerse yourself in Mai Chau’s tranquil hill tribe life and breathtaking surroundings. Aside from going to nearby towns, clients may participate in other thrilling activities such as rock climbing or kayaking. Looking for a wholesome holiday with plenty of activity? Look no further than Mai Chau Tour – an 3 days 2 nights that leads you through the pristine forests and peaks of Mai Chau mountain.

Tour Highlights

  • Mai Chau: 160 kilometers from Hanoi, the district is normally called Mai Chau Village for its highlights and is suitable for a short trekking and biking tours.
  • Pu Luong: 40 kilometers from Mai Chau, Pu Luong (Thanh Hoa Province) is a new tourist destination in Northern Vietnam that recently overtakes Sapa and Ha Giang on tourists’ itinerary. It is well-known for golden rice fields during harvesting time and magnificent waterwheels which has become a popular image when people check in on Facebook and Instagram.


Detailed Itinerary

Lunch & Dinner

Our driver and tour guide from IDC Travel will arrive at your hotel in Hanoi at 8 a.m. to take you up. Depart towards Hoa Binh, stopping at several excellent photo opportunities along the road; we also stop at a small market of the Muong Ethnic Minority to learn about their everyday lives and customs; and experience the breathtaking beauty of Thung Khe Pass.

We arrive at Lac Village around lunchtime and settle into our home stay/hotel. Following that, we will have lunch in a nearby village or restaurant.

Lac Village, Mai Chau

Lac Village, Mai Chau

After lunch and a little break, we will go on a bicycle ride with our tour guide to visit farmers working in fields and locals weaving scarves to learn about weaving in the traditional technique, where we will be able to practice and purchase the products. We will then pedal across calm villages.

Free time to go about and shop before supper (optional to eat dinner and see the Thai traditional dance and drink the traditional wine “ruou can”).

Overnight stay in a remote village/hotel

Ruou can

Ruou can

Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner

AM: After breakfast, we travel towards Pu Luong over a stunning mountain pass that provides a panoramic view of the entire valley, where you may roam about and admire the wonderful countryside before lunch.

Pu Luong Mai Chau

Pu Luong Mai Chau

PM: We begin our descent into the lovely valley where you may wander along cascading rice terraces. Trek via narrow pathways cloaked in foliage until you reach a lovely settlement at the foot of a magnificent mountain. Your camera will be unable to remain steady!

As you make your way to the valley’s bottom, you’ll pass through roads and farms, communities and untamed fields, ponds and rivers, mountains and open space. Enjoy the ever-changing environment as you hike to a wonderful location. After that, you will be transferred back to your home stay/retreat for dinner and overnight.

Mai Chau Valley Hoa Binh

Mai Chau Valley Hoa Binh

Breakfast & Lunch

After breakfast, you’ll be driven to a suspension bridge over the Cham River, where you’ll begin your trek in search of beautiful water wheels. Get up up and personal with each wheel to see how water is transported from the river to handcrafted bamboo aqueducts of all diameters.

Pu Luong

Pu Luong

When you arrive at a local fisherman’s house, you enjoy a little break before embarking on the rafting experience. Float along the quiet river and take in the scenery while learning how to paddle and control your constructed rafts.

After lunch, we’ll return to your Hanoi hotel and wrap off your trip at 5 p.m.


Prices are in USD, per person.

Hotel / Group 2 guests 3~4 guests 5~6 guests Joined Tour Single surcharge
3 Stars 239 254 239 N/A 25

What's included

  • Transportation with A/C
  • Meals as indicated in program
  • Tour guides at places (English speaking)
  • Entrance fees

What's excluded:

  • Personal expenses
  • International flights
  • International travel insurances
  • Other expenses

Cancellation by Customer

  • 30% of total package price should be deposited once the booking is confirmed
  • Cancellation received less than 72 hours prior arrival date or No show: full charge the total package rate
  • Cancellation received from 4 days to 14 days prior arrival date: 50% of total package tour charged
  • Cancellation received from 15 days to 20 days prior arrival date: 10% of total package tour charged

Children Policy

  • 50% discount for child under 6 years accompany with 2 full paying clients, staying in same room with parents
  • 75% charged for child from 6-11 years accompany with 2 full paying clients, staying on extra bed
  • The above children rates are applicable for booking made with 2 adults and a maximum of 2 children occupancy in a room.
  • Child age of 12 years up is subject to adult rate


USD 239

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Infant (Age 0-3) Free

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