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Mai Chau: Full Day Group Tour From Hanoi With Lunch

Product ID: 229802
Discover the culture and lifestyle of Thai people who live in this part of Vietnam. Enjoy the beautiful landscapes of the Mai Chau valley while cycling through villages and rice fields.
About this activity
Duration: 12 hours
Starting time 8:00 AM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide

Pickup included

We offer free pick up and drop off at hotels/hostels in Hanoi Old Quarter and nearby areas.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • See the beautiful Vietnamese countryside
  • Enjoy a delicious Vietnamese lunch
  • Explore the picturesque Mai Chau Valley
Full description
Between 7:45 AM and 8:00 AM you will be picked up by minibus from your hotel in the Hanoi Old Quarter and depart to Mai Chau in Hoa Binh Province. At 10:00 AM, take a short break at the Hoa Binh hydroelectric power station to relax and take some photos.

From 11:30 AM to 12:00 AM there will be time for a quick photo stop at the top of Mai Chau Valley before you continue to drive to Mai Chau Village. Enjoy a Vietnamese lunch at a local house (vegetarian options are available).

Between 1:00-3:00 PM, you'll get to go on a bicycle ride with a local tour guide. See Vietnamese farmers working in the fields and locals weaving scarves as you visit the surrounding villages.

At 4:00 PM you'll leave Mai Chau Village and come back to Hanoi, arriving at your hotel around 7:00 PM. 
  • Round trip transportation by air-condition van
  • Bottle of water
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Lunch in the village
  • Entrance fees
  • Bicycle rental
  • Lunch
What’s Not Included
  • Drinks
  • Taxes and personal expenses
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

2.7 / 5

based on 3 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    3 / 5
  • Organization
    5 / 5
  • Value for money
    1 / 5
  • Safety
    3 / 5
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Unprofessional organizer, poor service unfortunately clouded the trip completely.

December 13, 2019

the bike ride..top !!

July 16, 2019

Not worth it

I do not recommend the tour. It's 4 hours one way from Hanoi to there plus 4 hours back. In the end the stay in Mai Chau is reduced to two hours, so we found the price a bit excessive. The food they offer is very good

June 26, 2019

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Journey Vietnam

Product ID: 229802