Hanoi – Mai Chau – Hang Kia villageDay 1
Leaving Hanoi, escorted by your private tour guide, you will depart on your morning drive through the picturesque countryside of rice paddy fields and spectacular, rugged mountain scenery to Mai Chau, home of the Thai minority. Here you will be served lunch in a local family. After that, you will take a one hour drive to Sa Linh Village to begin our trekking expedition. From here, you’ll walk along gravel tracks and small paths used by the locals to Hang Kia village where you will stay overnight as honoured guests of a Hmong family in a traditional longhouse.
Overnight in Hang Kia village
Hang Kia village – Van villageDay 2
Rising to the sound of the lovely Mai Chau valley, you will enjoy breakfast and bid a farewell to the local host family. Today your trek is quite challenging as you will walk through the tropical rain forest, up and down the uneven steps. It will take about 7 hours with picnic lunch en route. In the late afternoon, you will arrive in Van village where is home to the Thai people. Check in your home-stay for refreshment. The rest of the day will be free to stroll around the village until dinner served by the host.
Overnight in Van Village
Van village - Khoe - HanoiDay 3
This morning you’ll continue your trek through beautiful scenery to the small village of Khoe, where you will meet up with your waiting vehicle and drive back towards Mai Chau where lunch will be provided. Take the chance to do a little souvenir shopping from the great range of local handicrafts before returning to Hanoi.
Tour ends as you arrive at the hotel in Hanoi.
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