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Visit the Mai Chau Hill Tribes | Full Day Adventure

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Discover the rural and mystical province of Mai Chau in this full-day tour from Hanoi. Visit the different tribes of the Mai Chau Valley, learn about their culture, and taste their cuisine. Cycle the beautiful valley with rice terraces on each side, passing small tribal villages. This tour is ideal for those who want to see and experience the non-touristy side of northern Vietnam.

Quick Facts

  • Visit the hill tribes
  • Cycle Mai Chau Valley
  • Travel the scenic Thung Khe Pass
  • Sample the cuisine of Mai Chau
  • Included
  • 10 hours
  • All year long
  • English


  • Adventure
  • Countryside
  • Culture
  • History
  • Nature
  • Sightseeing


The day starts with an early morning pick up at your hotel in Hanoi before starting the 3-hour drive to Mai Chau. On the way to Mai Chau, you’ll stop to visit the Muong tribes before taking in the magnificent view on top of the famous Thung Khe Pass.

After arriving in Mai Chau, you’ll enjoy a lunch with a local family of the Thai Den tribe. Not only will you sample their delicious cuisine, but you’ll also learn about the history and culture of this unique ethnic group.

Next, you’ll take a bike ride through the Pom Coong and Na Phon villages, and discover the true beauty of the Mai Chau Valley and experience the daily lives of the hill tribes.

After visiting the local villages, it’s time to get back in the car for the journey back to Hanoi, where you’ll be dropped off at your hotel.

Good to know

What's included?

  • Admission fees
  • English speaking guide
  • Lunch
  • Transportation
  • Beverages
  • Gratuity
  • Personal expenses