Mai Chau Ecolodge is like an oasis of light in the middle of Mai Chau valley. This place offers guests a relaxing and peaceful resort space. Learn more about Mai Chau Ecolodge with Metta Voyage in the section below!


1. Overview about Mai Chau Ecolodge Resort

Mai Chau Ecolodge Resort is a famous Hoa Binh resort, only about 140 kilometers from Hanoi capital, favored with the name: “The ancient village of Thai people ”. Mai Chau Ecolodge Resort is located in the vast mountain space, and not far away is the living place of the Dao, H’mong

The Mai Chau Ecolodge, which is situated on top of a private hill in Na Phon town, offers stunning views of lush fields and the Emerald Mountain, which is obscured by circling clouds. The area is ideal for visitors who enjoy Vietnam‘s tranquility and timeless beauty.

Mai Chau Ecolodge is built entirely from natural materials with thatched roofs, bamboo and wooden furniture. Each house at the resort is meticulously designed to reflect the local stilt house style and traditional Thai culture.


2. The best time to travel to Mai Chau

Mai Chau is favored by nature for its mild and cool climate all year round. Winter is not too cold and summer is not too hot. Possessing beautiful natural landscapes, every year, Mai Chau in general and Mai Chau Ecolodge in particular attract a lot of tourists coming here. Traveling to Mai Chau in any season is pleasant. Below, Metta Voyage will suggest to visitors the time when Mai Chau takes place the most outstanding activities:

  • March – April: This is the time when many festivals of the Thai people take place along with the poetic blooming season of Ban flowers
  • May – June: Going to Ecolodge in May and June, visitors will be immersed in the brilliant golden ripe rice fields
  • November – December: Coming to Mai Chau in winter, visitors will have the opportunity to admire the apricot and plum blossoms blooming in the white sky with floating fog.


3. How to move to Mai Chau Ecolodge Resort

Mai Chau Ecolodge is about 140 kilometers from Hanoi, so there are many transportation options for visitors

3.1. Personal car and motorbike

From the center of Hanoi, you can easily find your way to Mai Chau via highway 08 – Hoa Lac Road to Hoa Binh – National Highway 6 – Thung Khe Pass – Tong Dau Intersection – Mai Chau – Na Phon. For vehicles, the average trip time is about 3 hours 30 minutes, and for motorcycles, it is 4 hours 30 minutes.

3.2. Coach

The price of a coach ticket from Hanoi to Mai Chau ranges from 80,000 to 200,000 VND depending on the bus company and ticket type. Travel time by bus from Hanoi to Mai Chau is about 3h40 minutes.

  • Ha Loan: Departure from My Dinh bus station at 07:50 a.m, phone 0982 712 418
  • Cuong Coi: Departure from My Dinh bus station at 06:30 a.m, phone 0912 796 896
  • Thu Bang: Departure from Yen Nghia bus station at 11:00 a.m or 01:30 p.m, phone 0912 026 549

3.3. Mai Chau Ecolodge’s shuttle service

  • Private car: 3,000,000 VND for a 4-seater, round-trip excursion lasting two days and one night, with pickup and drop-off in the heart of Hanoi. There is an extra charge for guests who wish to be picked up at the airport or other destinations or who want more downtime.

  • Shuttle Bus: 600,000 VND/person/round trip pick up guests at 8:30 a.m at hotels in Hanoi Old Quarter, return from Mai Chau Ecolodge at 01:30 p.m.

4. Room systems at Mai Chau Ecolodge

Mai Chau Ecolodge Resort has all 43 rooms designed in the style of Thai stilt houses. From the stairs, the roof, the floor, the walls to the interior of the room are made from rattan, bamboo, stone, wood, and sedge leaves which are very rustic, simple and close to nature. Mai Chau Ecolodge is divided into 6 different room classes to suit the needs of customers:

4.1. Superior

You can easily wake up to a wonderful scene when you have a view of the resort’s garden, which is the beauty of dawn in the early morning. Luxurious accommodations come with a double bed and a private balcony. The ordinary accommodation with the lowest price in the resort has a 25m2 bedroom and can accommodate 2 adults.


4.2. Junior Deluxe

Junior Deluxe is a higher room class than Superior room. The area of ​​this room is designed to be larger (40m2), so it is equipped with 1 King size bed (or 2 single beds). The view of the Junior Deluxe room is overlooking the mountain and is fully equipped with amenities, including an open-air bath area and a private terrace. This standard room is for 2 people in 1 room.


4.3. Deluxe

With a room size of 40m2, Deluxe is comparable to Junior Deluxe. It has 1 huge bed (either a King or a Queen size bed), making it ideal for couples. The elegant, contemporary, yet harmonious design style contributes to the resort’s increased appeal to tourists. The room, in particular, provides a view of the rice fields.


4.4. Suite

The view of the Suite room covers the entire Mai Chau Ecolodge Resort. Rooms have balconies, open-air bathing areas and private terraces. Area 40m2 includes 1 double bed or 2 single beds.


4.5. President

President has an area of ​​80m2 including 1 double bed. With a prime location in the center of the resort, the room view offers a beautiful panoramic view of Mai Chau Ecolodge for guests. This room type has an open-air shower area, private swimming pool, private terrace, seating area and in-room bar.


4.6. Deluxe Family

Deluxe Family has an area of ​​80m2 including 1 double bed and 2 single beds with 2 connecting bedrooms. From the balcony of the room, visitors can see the green rice fields. In addition, the room has an open-air bath area and a private terrace.


5. Outstanding utility services of Mai Chau Ecolodge

5.1. Traditional arts

One of the unique features of Mai Chau Ecolodge Resort located in the middle of the peak area is the clear blue swimming pool. The swimming pool has an area of ​​up to 300m2, surrounded by immense green trees. Guests can take a relaxing dip in the cool swimming pool while watching the Mai Chau mountains and forests to the fullest.

5.2. Bicycle rental service

This is one of the activities that foreign tourists choose most when they come to stay here. You can ride your own bicycle to explore every corner of Mai Chau Ecolodge resort or admire the beauty of rice fields, green mountains and hills only in Mai Chau.


5.3. Traditional arts

You cannot visit Mai Chau and miss the Thai ethnic group’s distinctive ethnic culture, which is shown through their traditional dance. Visitors get the chance to take in and appreciate the lively flute and trumpet sounds as well as the traditional dances performed here.

5.4. Cooking Class

For those who are interested in learning more about the delectable cuisine of the gorgeous Northwest, this is a very fascinating pastime. You will be given the opportunity to shop independently and prepare Thai ethnic delicacies under the guidance of Mai Chau Ecolodge Resort’s skilled chefs.


5.5. Mai Chau Ecolodge Resort Spa

What could be more lovely after experiencing the many and alluring activities at the Resort than receiving a massage and unwinding the body? The spa at Mai Chau Ecolodge Resort provides conventional Thai treatments. One of those techniques that you can’t find anyplace is this one.

5.6. Hoa Lan Restaurant

Hoa Lan restaurant is famous for its unique design in the style of a stilt house. From the 2nd floor, you can observe the entire scene of Mai Chau Ecolodge Resort as well as the majestic scenery here.

6. Review about Mai Chau Ecolodge of visitors

  • “Good Service!

Here, I can enjoy the feeling of being close to nature, cycling around the villages to explore the daily life of the people here. In particular, I really like Mai Chau Ecolodge’s swimming pool. 5*” reviewed on Tripadvisor Platform.

  • “Good Service!

The space is very cozy, the room design is very close to nature and feels comfortable. Here, I can throw away all the hustle and bustle outside and drink tea, read a book or simply ride a few laps to enjoy the nature and people here… Rooms are beautifully designed, staff are friendly, polite and enthusiastic. The resort scene is very beautiful, there are mountains and forests with ripe rice fields, and 5 stars.” reviewed on Tripadvisor Platform

7. Some tourist destination near Mai Chau Ecolodge

7.1. Lac village

Lac village is just 1 kilometer from Mai Chau Ecolodge. Therefore, when you stay at Ecolodge, you should definitely visit Lac villageBan Lac appears to be incredibly serene and peaceful, nestled between limestone mountains and rice fields. Lac hamlet draws people to visit, eat, and purchase Mai Chau goods as gifts thanks to its brocade stalls, vibrant souvenirs, and many wonderful restaurants and cafés.


7.2. Chieu Cave

Mai Chau Ecolodge Resort is approximately a couple of kilometers away from Hang Chieu. This cave dates back millions of years. When touring Chieu Cave, visitors can marvel at the intricate and fascinating stalactites that nature has created.

7.3. Hoa Binh Lake

Hoa Binh Lake is considered as HaLong on land because of its clear blue lake. Many large islands and small islands are surrounded by high and high rocky mountains. Taking a boat on Hoa Binh Lake, visitors will feel the wildness of the mountains and rivers.


8. Conclusion


Hopefully, the detailed information about Mai Chau Ecolodge above will help visitors have the best experience when staying here.  Visitors can also choose to travel by tour Ha Noi – Mai Chau – Pu Luong Natural Reserve – 5D4N of Metta Voyage to reduce costs and time Contact Metta Voyage to update more interesting information as well as attractive tour programs!

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