Mai Chau & Pu Luong Cultural Hike 2 Days

Code: MP02
Routes: Hanoi - Mai Chau - Pu Luong - Hanoi
Duration: 2 Days / 1 Night
Features: An intermediate hike through the one of the most beautiful parts of Vietnam’s northern mountains.

Trip Itinerary

Depart from your Hanoi hotel at 8:00 AM transferring to Mai Chau on our spectacular 4 hour drive. Upon arrival at Poom Coom village in Mai Chau, we take a short walk to visit the ethnic Thai people then lunch is served.

At 1:00 PM, take a short car ride in about 1 hour before we set off for our hiking through the beauty of Pu Luong nature reserve, the trek is
intermediate level and requires some walking up hills but it’s worth your hike as we see many spectacular views of villages and terraces.
Arrival at the Thai stilt homestay in the late afternoon. Free time to rest and shower, then a traditional dinner with our host family. Overnight here.

Driving Distance: about 230 km
Trekking Distance: about 9 km (3 hours)
Trail Difficulty: 3/5

Inclusion: Transfer, guide, entrance fee, lunch, dinner, water, homestay with permit.

Wake up as early as you wish to witness the daily life of the locals before having breakfast at 7:00 AM.

We have a more relaxing morning today to stroll around the village of the Thai people, pay a visit to some of the neighbors, learn more about their life and society.


Some more easy hike long the paddy field if time permits before catching our van ride to the lunch spot.


We then have a scenic drive back to Hanoi. Finish our trip at your hotel around 5:00 PM.

Driving Distance: 235 km

Inclusion: Transfer, guide, water, breakfast, lunch.