Mai Châu is a rural district of Hoa Binh province in the northwestern region of Vietnam. The district is located at about 160 km from Ha Noi. The scenery of Mai Chau attracts many tourists. The Mai Chau area is well known for its stilt houses. The type of stilt houses, or pile dwellings, they construct are called Thai stilt houses and are made of bamboo and timber. These houses are elevated 10–12 feet off the ground in order to avoid water damage and shelter animals from the elements.
07:30: Pick up from your hotel and head west towards HoaBinh to have a refreshment.
10:00: Leave Hoa Binh for Mai Chau Valley, about 2hrs away, stop for snapping pictures.
12:00: Arrive in Mai Chau and have lunch in a family house in the local village (Ban Lac).
13:30: Bicycle around the surrounding villages of White Thai ethnic people. Learn more about their lives and cultures as your guide can help answer any questions. See farmers working in the fields, and locals weaving scarves. Visit peaceful villages of traditional stilt houses dotted between modern homes.
Explore the daily life of the minority people, and learn more about their ancient traditions and customs. Look out for bright green parrots in the dense forest.
15:30: Leave Mai Chau. Return to Hanoi, driving along one of Vietnam’s most scenic routes.
18:30: Arrive in Hanoi. Drop you off at your hotel.
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