Tours : Excursion

HANOI–DUONG LAM–MAI CHAU–MOC CHAU–HOA BINH(JMP50)

HANOI–DUONG LAM–MAI CHAU–MOC CHAU–HOA BINH(JMP50)

Day 1: Hanoi – Duong Lam – Mai Chau

8:00 Leave Hanoi and transfer to Duong Lam village, a purely agricultural village of the Northern Red River delta where still preserve many hundred-year-old houses. Upon arrival, bike along tiny ancient alleys to visit Mong Phu temple in Mong Phu hamlet - the only hamlet whose original village entrance gate remains intact, dedicated to national heroes. Continue riding around the village to discover the daily life and farming working of Vietnamese peasants along the terrace with a stop in two ancient houses: the biggest ancient house was build 200 years ago and the most ancient house back to 400 years  ago. After lunch and resting, visit Ngo Quyen temple and Phung Hung temple, places dedicated to two national heroes Ngo Quyen and Phung Hung. Again biking to visit Mia Pagoda (other hamlet in Duong Lam village), is built in 15 th century and admire 287 statues of all sizes, among with are famous sculpture such as the statue of Buddha in the Himalayas and the statues of the Eight Vajra Deities. Transfer to Mai Chau .

Day 2: Mai Chau – Moc Chau – Mai Chau

AM: Have breakfast at 7.00 AM then go to Xa Linh (35 km from Mai Chau) where H’Mong people stay. Trekking to visit this village.

Note: if on Sunday you can visit market of H’Mong people.

Continue the journey to Moc Chau. Visit beautiful Dai Yem waterfall, pine forest in Ang village, dairy farms. Enjoy walking and taking photo in the middle of the vast prairie of green teas and flower meadow. Learn how to harvest tea and tea making process as well as tasting some local specialities.

Return to Mai Chau

Day 3: Mai Chau – Hoa Binh – Hanoi

Morning, take a bicycleride to see farmers working in fields, locals weaving scarves and visit surrounding peaceful villages.

After lunch, transfer back Hanoi. On the way, stop for a short visit at Hoa Binh hydroelectric plant.