Trip Description & Day-by-day Itinerary
Mai Chau Pu Luong Trek is one of our five days tour, starting from Hanoi, taking you to the area of Mai Chau valley and Pu Luong Nature Reserve. You trek through peaceful rural villages, meet up with friendly Muong and Thai people.
DAY 1: HANOI -> HOA BINH -> MAI CHAU VALLEY
Pick up at your hotel to go to Mai Chau via Hoa Binh – one of the most beautiful mountainous places in the Northwest of Vietnam. Stop at Muong and Dzao village to discover the daily life and culture of these hill tribes. Have lunch in Hoa Binh Hotel. After lunch continue going to Mai chau by car. 13:00 arrive in Mai Chau. Chek in Thai’s house then walk around peaceful Thai villages in Mai Chau valley. You have a chance to see how Thai people weave colorful clothes, breed silk worm, grow rice. Overnight in house on stilts in Mai Chau.
DAY 2: MAI CHAU TREKKING
Breakfast. start 4-hour trek to Van Mai. Lunch in Van Mai. Afternoon rafting in Suoi Sia stream to enjoy beautiful landscapes along the stream. Dinner and overnight in Thai village.
DAY 3: MAI CHAU -> PU LUONG
Breakfast. Transfer to Ban Hang ( 20 km). Start 4-hour trek to Eo Ken, Pa Ban, Pa Kha. Lunch in Pa Kha. Afternoon trek to Ban village to discover Muong minority’s life. Overnight in Pa Kha.
DAY 4: PU LUONG TREKKING
Breakfast. Trek to Kho Muong village. This is a beautiful Muong ethnic village in the valley. Tourists will spend one hour to discover this village to find out local peoples’life. Then Continue treking to Pon, Nua village. Picnic lunch en route. Afternoon trek to Hin Village. Dinner and overnight in Hin village
DAY 5: PU LUONG -> HANOI
Breakfast. Trek through Trinh, Cao villages to get to Pho Doan Market. Visit the market. Lunch in Pho Doan. Enjoy the journey back to Hanoi.