07h30- 8am: We will pick you up from your hotel in Hanoi and begin our drive to beautiful Mai Chau.
12h: Arrive and enjoy a home-cooked meal in our company's exclusive host family's stilt house. Free afternoon to wander around and observe the local life of the Thai ethnic minority. Walk around the village, you will see woman skillfully weaving while displaying their beautiful scarves and traditional clothing, while others make" Com Lam" a traditional rice cooked in bamboo tubes and charbroiled over open flame. Chances are you will even catch a glimpse of men building stilt homes splitting one bamboo tube at a time, Bicycles will be available for anyone wishing.
19h00: Come back and enjoy a simple and pleasant meal before the evening's festivities
21h00: Right in the comfort of our stilt home you will enjoy folkloric performances and given the opportunity to participate in " Mua Sap" a fun traditional dance between bamboo tubes, and last but not least, join in to taste " Ruou Can" a local rice wine ( dance the night away but make sure watch those steps or you might walk away with a sore ankle)
Day 2: MAI CHAU – HA NOI (B, L)
07h00: Enjoy breakfast in the fresh morning air while roosters crow and birds chirp then get on the van for a short drive towards Ma river passing a hustling village market .
08h00: Arrive at the dock and enjoy a calm and pleasant boat ride to our trekking site
08h30: Start the short 6 km trek along the Ma river in the direction of the village while taking in the beautiful raral scenery.
11h30: Arrive back at our host family's home for our last meal before packing up and staying goodbye to the ever friendly and welcoming famiy.
13h00: Depart for Hanoi and return to your hotel at approximately 17h00.
End of Services
TARIFFS AND CONDITIONS (NET PRICE PER PERSON IN US DOLLAR)
Numbers of Travellers
Suppl. for Single
* Ac soft sleeper train
* English speaking guide
* Admission fees
* Home stay
* Meals as specified, home stay with breakfast
* Visas * Drinks * Personal expense * Tips & gratuities