An isolated farming community until recently, Mai Chau is slowly opening its doors to visitors.
The stunning scenery and engaging White Thai inhabitants, make a stop here a truly memorable experience.
Mong and H'mong people
Hopping on a bicycle and heading into the more simple and tranquil villages that are dotted around the area is a fantastic way to discover traditional village life in full swing. You will not have to stray far to encounter both Mong and H’mong people, and you are likely to stumble across women weaving under their stilted houses and children playing in the streams, as well as local farmers at work in the fields with their water buffalo.
Suggested itinerary featuring Mai Chau
This sample itinerary will give you an idea of what is possible when you travel in Mai Chau, and showcases routes we know work particularly well. Treat this as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely by one of our specialists.
Map of Mai Chau
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Places near Mai Chau
- Ky Son 41 miles away
- Hanoi 55 miles away
- Ninh Binh 65 miles away
- Mu Cang Chai 105 miles away
- Halong Bay 131 miles away
- Sapa & the Tonkinese Alps 143 miles away
- Dien Bien Phu 143 miles away
- Northwest Vietnam 143 miles away
- Lao Cai 146 miles away
- Ha Giang 150 miles away
- Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park 224 miles away
Photos of Mai Chau
Accommodation choices for Mai Chau
We’ve selected a range of accommodation options for when you visit Mai Chau. Our choices usually come recommended for their character, facilities and service or location. Our specialists always aim to suggest properties that match your preferences.