Rural Hanoi and Mai Chau Village

Highlights

  • Stay in a comfortable local homestay and eat home-cooked food for an authentic experience
  • Explore the stunning countryside surrounding Hanoi and get off the beaten track
  • Visit local artisans and farmers to experience rural life in Vietnam
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What you'll do

Overview

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Take some time in Hanoi's bustling capital to travel to the stunning countryside, stay in a stilted home with a local family, eat delicious home-cooked food, and ride through beautiful mountains and rice fields and get under the skin of true Vietnamese culture.

Spend two full days getting to know Hanoi, and the area around it, like a local. You’ll begin by driving to Mai Chau, learning about the fields of tapioca, of sugar cane, and the rice paddies, along the way.

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Head to Mai Chau

Good morning! At 8:30 am, jump onto our minibus in the Old Quarter, where you’ll begin your journey to Mai Chau. This scenic drive lasts for about 4 hours, and along the way you’ll be able to drink in the views of fields of tapioca and sugar, as well as the iconic rice fields.

You’ll reach Mai Chau village by lunchtime, and have time to check-in to your beautiful eco lodge. After lunch, your local guide will pick you up and take you on a bike ride through the beautifu...Read All

Meet Local Artisans

After your breakfast, your guide will meet you to take you to a local family skilled in crafting bamboo rice pipes and other bamboo weaving products.

Challenge your skills by learning from the family, and see if you can create something half decent you can take home to remember the tour by!

Then spend the rest of your morning exploring Lac Village, seeing the stilt houses of the locals, taking in the  peaceful countryside life of the locals, or just chill by the pool in your ec...Read All

What's included

Included

  • Transport from Hanoi to Mai Chau and return
  • Accommodation in a luxury Eco lodge Full Board
  • Guided bike ride through Mai Chau coungtryside
  • Guided visit to local Bamboo artisans, guided tour and visit to Lac village
  • English speaking local guides
Your local host

Thao

I'm Thao, a seasoned travel specialist with over 10 years of experience in the industry. I am passionate about helping clients plan and book the perfect vacation, whether it's a romantic getaway, a family trip, or a group adventure. My extensive knowledge of destinations and travel options allows me to provide personalized recommendations and find the best deals for you. I am well-versed in various destinations and stays up-to-date on the latest industry trends and promotions.

In addition to my planning and booking expertise, I am an excellent communicator and problem-solver. I always try my best to ensure that my clients' trips run smoothly, and is always available to assist with any issues that may arise during your travels. I spend the time to understand your preferences and needs, and goes above and beyond to ensure that your vacation is everything beyond your expectations.

I'm Thao, a seasoned travel specialist with over 10 years of experience in the industry. I am passionate about helping clients plan and book the perfect vacation, whether it's a romantic getaway, a family trip, or a group adventure. My extensive knowledge of destinations and travel options allows me to provide personalized recommendations and find the best deals for you. I am well-versed in various destinations and stays up-to-date on the latest industry trends and promotions.

In addition to my planning and booking expertise, I am an excellent communicator and problem-solver. I always try my best to ensure that my clients' trips run smoothly, and is always available to assist with any issues that may arise during your travels. I spend the time to understand your preferences and needs, and goes above and beyond to ensure that your vacation is everything beyond your expectations.

Location

You will be picked up at around 8:30 am from a prearranged point in the Old Quarter of Hanoi. From there, you will drive for about 4 hours to Mai Chau, where you will explore the area and stay for the night. After lunch on the second day, you will be transferred back to Hanoi.

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