This 3 day Ha Noi – Pu Luong – Mai Chau motorbike tour will offer riders an amazing trip to Pu Luong hill-tribe villages and the cosy homestay service in the background of peaceful villages, magnificent mountain valley in Mai Chau.
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Destination: Hanoi – Mai Chau – Pu Luong
|DEPARTURE TIME||The tours start at 8.30 am in the morning|
|RETURN TIME||The tour will finish at about 4 or 5 pm |
|GEAR||We recommend you to bring your own gear to be the most comfortable. BUT we also offer you helmets, raincoats, gloves, knee and elbow pads.|
Day 1: HANOI – MAI CHAU Valley (160km)
Today, we will start our journey around 9h00 am to Mai Chau valley, in Hoa Binh province along the stunning view of mountains & valleys. Mai Chau is a beautiful valley where has been a residential area of white Thai, Black Thai, Muong, Black H’mong & Tay ethnics for a long time. Travel to Mai Chau, you will get to know local cultures by trekking or biking to visit their villages, staying & eating local foods cooked by the host, taking part in traditional lively dances & songs performed by locals. Stop for lunch then head to Mai Chau around 14h00, check-in the room, then relax till 15h30. We will start biking about 2 hours to visit villages nearby learning about local lives, their house styles & their farming activities.
Back to the villages for leisure, then dinner about 7h00 pm. After dinner, you will have time enjoying a special show of dances & songs performed by locals. It is a great chance for your open cultural exchange with locals. You can dance, sing & drink local pipe wine (named as Can in Vietnamese) with them.
Overnight in Mai Chau (Homestay).
DAY 2: MAI CHAU – PU LUONG NATURE RESERVE (120km)
We have breakfast at the homestay, then continue with our trip to Pu Luong nature reserve (off- beaten- track area) for the wonderful view of terraced rice fields and villages living along the valleys. Stop in Don village down to the valley and up to hills for the great views of the region. Have a picnic lunch on the way, then we will continue to Hieu village of Black Thai Ethnics.
Hieu hamlet is located in the slope of the mountain with the stunning view of waterfalls & terraced fields. To reach Hieu village, a remote one in the region, we will trek through small road, then dirt trails along some hamlets, rivers & rice fields about 6 km.
At the area of the waterfall, we trek up along Hieu waterfall and then up to the top site of the mountain where you can see 20 houses on stilts. We will spend the night in lovely homestay among the peaceful villages. Dinner with local foods prepared by the local. Overnight in Pu Luong nature reserve (homestay).
DAY 3: PU LUONG – HA NOI (210km)
Peaceful moment with the sound of rooster, cow and waterfall nearby, it is nice to wake up early to enjoy this moment & sunrise, do morning exercises, take some pictures, listen to birds and the waterfalls, etc.
Have breakfast at 7h30 then take a motorbike back to Doan town.
You can take time walking along Doan town’s market. Stop some places for break and taking pictures. Have lunch then we ride back to Hanoi. Drop off at the hotel. Tour ends.