Located in Hoa Binh province, about 150 km from Hanoi, Mai Chau is considered one of the most beautiful, scenic and cultural mountain towns in Vietnam.
It is located at an altitude of more than 200 meters above sea level and has a total area of 520 square kilometers. Many ethnic minorities, especially the Thai people, live in Mai Chau.
Coming here, visitors will be warmly welcomed by the picturesque Mai Chau scene located in the middle of a green rice valley dotted with rows of stilt houses. With a green appearance along with a large area of the town covered with rice fields, this place is definitely a pleasant, peaceful place where heaven and earth meet and blend together.
Mai Chau is famous for its palm-leaf stilts and glossy bamboo floors. Culture and traditions are still well practiced and preserved amidst the great wave of modern life that has come from TVs, tourists over the past decade. Mai Chau can be a base for some trekking tours to surrounding villages. Overnight at one of the stilt houses in Mai Chau, visitors will enjoy dances, folk songs on the background of gong music, as well as experience the feeling of drinking can wine – an important cultural symbol of Vietnam. ethnic people. in Hoa Binh. Furthermore, visitors there can enjoy ethnic minority specialties including rice cooked in bamboo tubes and grilled meat.
The Sunday market is also an interesting place to visit in Mai Chau. People from different ethnic groups living in the mountains come to this market to sell their local products, for example, bananas, corn, honey and handmade embroidery. The Sunday market is also an opportunity to enjoy traditional Thai food and participate in traditional dances. Mai Chau valley is definitely the true destination for those who love nature, culture and people of ethnic minorities.
This is a very green and peaceful valley, usually covered with beautiful clouds in the morning
People replant the rice at the beginning of the crop
During this time, the valley looks like a beautiful ink painting
Then you can green the rice paddies in the middle of the rice crop
And the golden color of rice in the harvest season
We can always see the very authentic local house in this place…
…with authentic and interesting angles that can be found everywhere
We can enjoy a unique and interesting home stay feeling in a Thai stilt house –
hill tribe living in this valley 600 years ago…
…with a very friendly and sociable host, this place will make you feel at home
You can have a great time enjoying the music and dance performance of local young girls from the village
And enjoy a wonderful one day nature walk