Best Mai Chau Tours & Travel Guide

Overview

Mai Chau is a picturesque rural district located in the Hoa Binh Province of Vietnam, approximately 135 kilometers southwest of Hanoi. Known for its stunning natural beauty, traditional stilt houses, and vibrant ethnic minority cultures, Mai Chau has become a popular destination for travelers seeking an authentic Vietnamese experience. We will provide you with a list of Mai Chau Tours to refer to, and you can contact us for quick support for your trip in Mai Chau.

Mai Chau Tour: Top 7 Must-Try Things To Do

  • Enjoy Local Cuisine
    Mai Chau is blessed with several vibrant local markets that provide an abundance of fresh produce. One such market is Bao La, located 30 kilometers away from Hoa Ban Homestay, and it operates exclusively on Fridays. Another noteworthy market is the River Market, which is accessible only by boat and opens every Thursday. It is highly recommended to pay a visit to this unique market. Additionally, the Pa Co market is a popular Sunday market where locals gather to sell a variety of fresh vegetables, fruits, flowers, and more. Don’t miss the chance to indulge in the local specialties such as sugar cane, jackfruit, and Bánh mì (Vietnamese baguette).
  • Trekking and Hiking
    Mai Chau is surrounded by beautiful landscapes and lush greenery, making it an ideal destination for trekking and hiking. Embark on a trekking adventure through the rice fields, valleys, and hills, and enjoy breathtaking views of the countryside
  • Cycling Tours
    Rent a bicycle or join a guided cycling tour to discover the picturesque countryside of Mai Chau at a leisurely pace. Pedal through the scenic villages, visit local markets, interact with friendly locals, and soak in the tranquil atmosphere.
  • Try Traditional Coconut Coffee
    Indulge in the delightful flavors of Vietnamese coconut coffee, a sweet combination of strong drip coffee, condensed milk, and coconut milk. Visit Sunset Bar in Mai Chau for this delicious treat.
  • Visit the Pu Luong Nature Reserve
    Embark on a motorbike journey to the breathtaking Pù Luông Nature Reserve, where you can witness spectacular waterfalls, enjoy a refreshing swim in natural springs, and savor traditional Pho in the midst of the mountains.
  • Sing Karaoke with the Locals
    Join the locals in Mai Chau for a fun-filled karaoke session and immerse yourself in the lively and entertaining atmosphere.
  • Explore the Mai Chau Valley
    Spend your days exploring the stunning panoramic views from the hills above the Mai Chau valley, allowing you to appreciate the natural beauty of the surroundings.

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Vietnam Group Tour 9 Days

North Vietnam Deluxe Cool Spring 5 Days

Vietnam Discovery 11 Days

Amazing Mu Cang Chai 3 Days 2 Nights

Mu Cang Chai - Vietnam

Luxury Adventure Hoang Su Phi 3 Days 2 Nights

Hoang Su Phi - Ha Giang - Vietnam

Northern Vietnam “Golden Season” Luxury Adventure

Vietnam Mix Tour Train & Flight From North To South

Vietnam Mix Tour Train & Flight From South To North

Vietnam Package Tour 10 Days

Amazing Mu Cang Chai 3 Days 2 Nights

Mu Cang Chai - Vietnam

Luxury Adventure Hoang Su Phi 3 Days 2 Nights

Hoang Su Phi - Ha Giang - Vietnam

The untouched local charm of Hoang Su Phi 3 Days 2 Nights – Luxury and Rustic

Hoang Su Phi - Ha Giang - Vietnam

Northern Vietnam “Golden Season” Luxury Adventure

Vietnam Mix Tour Train & Flight From North To South

Vietnam Mix Tour Train & Flight From South To North

Mai Chau Tour: Useful information

How to get from Hanoi to Mai Chau

  • By private car
    You can hire a private car or taxi from Hanoi to take you directly to Mai Chau. This option offers flexibility and comfort, as you can choose your departure time and make stops along the way if desired. The journey takes approximately 4 hours, depending on traffic conditions and the route taken. Or you can contact us to assist you with transportation services.
  • By Bus
    You can find buses at various bus stations in Hanoi, such as My Dinh or Giap Bat, to get to Mai Chau. The buses usually depart in the morning or early afternoon. The journey takes around 4-5 hours, depending on traffic and the specific bus company.
  • By Metta Voyage’s tour
    We offer day trips or multi-day tours that include transportation, accommodation, and activities in Mai Chau. Let’s book with confidence! We ensure you will have a great trip

Frequently Asked Questions

Mai Chau tours often include activities such as trekking or cycling through the scenic countryside, visiting local villages, exploring caves, experiencing local culture and traditions, interacting with ethnic minority communities, and enjoying traditional performances.

Exploring Mai Chau can be done on foot, by bicycle, or on a motorbike, depending on your preference and fitness level. Metta Voyage offer guided treks or cycling trips to discover the beautiful landscapes, rice fields, and local villages.

The duration of a Mai Chau tour can vary depending on your preferences and the activities included. It can range from a day trip to multiple days, such as a 2-day or 3-day tour.

Metta Voyage recommends booking your Mai Chau tour in advance, especially during peak travel seasons. This ensures availability and allows us to make the necessary arrangements. 

Meals may or may not be included, depending on your needs. But breakfast in the hotel is included

Yes, it is possible to combine a Mai Chau tour with visits to other nearby destinations such as Ninh Binh, Pu Luong Nature Reserve, or Tam Coc. Metta Voyage offer multi-destination itineraries that allow you to explore the highlights of the region.

Group tours in Mai Chau typically involve joining a larger group of travelers, which can be a more economical option.
Private tours, on the other hand, offer a more personalized experience with a dedicated guide and the flexibility to customize the itinerary according to your preferences. The choice between group and private tours depends on your budget and preferences.

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