Mai Chau & Pu Luong Hidden Trails 3 Days

Code:  MP03
Routes: Hanoi - Mai Chau - Pu Luong - Hanoi
Duration: 3 Days / 2 Nights
Features: An intermediate hike through the one of the most beautiful parts of Vietnam’s Northern mountains plus a deep interaction to the Thai culture &  traditions.

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 early today is recommended as your chance to witness more local activities in the morning. After having our breakfast, we say
good-bye to our host by around 8.00 AM for our good hike ahead.


More trek today through hidden gems of Pu Luong including beautiful view of valleys, nice terraces and peaceful villages.


We stop for our picnic lunch then continue our trek through more villages to reach to Hieu village in the afternoon.


Take rest as you wish then you are free to stroll around the village to interact with the locals and visit the beautiful waterfall nearby. Back to the homestay for dinner and overnight at homestay. Contact us if you wish to stay at an Eco lodge at Hieu village, instead of homestay.

Trekking Distance: about 12 km (5 – 6 hours)
Trail Difficulty: 3/5

Inclusion: Guide, entrance fee, water, all meals, homestay with permit.

Your last day here at this beautiful nature reserve and friendly villagers so take the chance to explore around on your own or with our guide
around the village.


We then take an easy walk in about 1,5 hours to the town-let of this nature reserve where you van is waiting for us.


Lunch at one of the local restaurants before having a scenic drive back to Hanoi. Finish our trip at your hotel around 5:00 PM.

Driving Distance: about 235 km
Trekking Distance: 8 km
Trail Difficulty: 2/5

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