Activity guide: Trekking | Destination: Vietnam
- Trekking to the very remote villages of Mai Chau valley
- Awesome scenic views with terrace fields, streams, local houses
- Homestays in villages of Thai people
- Beautiful hiking trails at introductory grade that suit everyone
- All meals included
Day 1: Hanoi – Mai Chau – Xo Village
Day 2: Xo Village – Buoc Village – Van Village
Day 3: Van Village – Buoc Village – Van Mai Village – Hanoi
- A/C car transfer
- Professional trekking English speaking guide
- Local cook and cooking items
- Meals as indicated in the itinerary
- Home stay permission
- Water & Snacks
- First-aid kit
- Entrance & Sightseeing fees
- Service charges and taxes
- Travel insurance
- Visa process and stamp
- Tips and gratitude
- Personal trek protection gears
- Others not mentioned
Depart from: Hanoi
End at: Hanoi
When: Year round see more Vietnam weather
Activities: Trekking, Cultural expedition
Transport: AC vehicle, on foot
Accommodation: 2 nights homestay
Tour guide: English or French speaking guide from Hanoi
Support crew: Local cook
Trekking grade: Introductory Grade that means this tour involve in three to four hours of active, physical-required activities per day at a slow but steady pace and less than a week (07 days) in duration. Your track trails are predominately on good conditions and tracks and might include some easy pass crossings such as a mix of quiet paved roads, forestry tracks and easy double tracks.
Meals and food
- Day 1: Lunch, Dinner
- Day 2: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
- Day 3: Breakfast, Lunch
All meals, which are indicated in the itinerary, are included in the price of this trip. Our local guide will cook great dinners for us at the home stay. Lunches are also prepared by the local guide with the emphasis will be on healthy and nutritious fresh local produce. Please inform us at the time of booking if you have any special dietary requirement.
Home stay in villages is simple in term of bedding condition and amenities. We will stay overnight in traditional house-on-stilt of the Thai minority and, as the locals do, we will sleep on bamboo floor with mattress, clean sheet, pillows and mosquito nets. Toilet is usually western style
Our tour guide
The tour will be guided by one of our tour guides who are experienced in guiding trekking tours in Vietnam. He has been carefully trained in this field and is fully licensed in tour guiding by the government. In addition, he has been trained in first-aid by SOS International and he knows how to deal with difficult situations. You will have a great time traveling with him.
The trekking day
A typical trekking day start at about 8.30 am after breakfast. Lunch times can vary depending on the terrain. We aim to reach the next overnight stop by 4.30 or 5. During the trek we will have short breaks for rest, snack and photographing.
What to bring
Trekking boots, sun block, hat, anti-insect repellent, sunglasses, sleeping bag (optional), rain coat, toiletries, original passport.
Note on client safety
We reserve the right to deviate from this itinerary for any reasons, including road and weather conditions, frequency of visits to a village, or for any other factor which may influence client safety.