Situated 165 km to northwest of Hanoi, Mai Chau has recently been recognized as one of the favorite hill tribe tourist attractions in Vietnam, where Motorbike riders can surely discover the remnants of thousand years’ maternal society that can be seen through their Muong ethnic Gong festival, Thai people charming dancing and folk songs. This Vietnam motorcycle tours can not be any better chance to help you indulge yourself in splendid landscape such as terraced rice fields, local tropical forests, and especially high windy, snaky passes which witness the destined marriages between clouds and earth.
Riding gear as listed below should be prepared for your trip for your own satisfication
Helmet – Motor cross or Fully protected helmet is recommended ( against flies, stones and dust when we are riding )
Riding Jacket should be a vent
Gloves – summer thin gloves
Shoes – Motorbike boots or studded boots ( shoes )
Small medical first aid kit
There is no support vehicle on these North Vietnam Motorbike Tours ( it can be arranged with the cost 135 USD/ Day ) so the necessary belongings should be packed neatly during Vietnam Motorbike Rides and heavy luggage can be stored safely in Hanoi tour office. The panniers for the bikes are about 2x 45 L. The fast hotel laundry service is available en route.
The short north Vietnam motorbike tours to Mai Chau will leave from Hanoi at around 8: 00 am. After many year running motorbike tours in Vietnam. Alan and Vietnam Motorbike Ride team have taken good credit for their creative tours that skirt around unbreath-taking sceneries dotted with fertile deep valleys of terraced fields,and sky-kissing peaks that must be worth your break for the unexpected moments catching mother nature’s marvelous photos and maybe buying some local souvenirs at ‘sky-high’ hill tribe markets.
A lunch is followed by your eagerness to head for Mai Chau through sinuous valleys and massive pine forests. You are warmly welcomed to Thai traditional stilt-house to stay overnight by the end of day.
” Mai Chau is a rural district located in the Northwest region of Vietnam, approximately 165 km from Hanoi, and is part of the Hoa Binh Province. It is nestled in a peaceful valley sheltered by the outside world by a dramatic ring of hills. It’s a serene, relaxing rural idyll, and the vivid green paddy fields will match your picture postcard fantasies of the Vietnamese countryside. The Mai Chau Valley is dominated by rice paddies and small villages and enclosed by mountains. Sitting outdoors looking at the mountains covering, breathing fresh air from nature, ones can just unwind in a serene and peaceful environment, or easily meet local people and be invited to drink Mai Ha wine with family or friends”.
A good breakfast help recharge energy before you take a walk around and come across local people weaving brocade products happily. You will be amazed by their daily life of Thai people. Another option. You also can make a short motorbike tour to few surrounding charming villages before riding back to Hanoi.
Lunch is served at the local restaurant. After lunch we make another great motorbike ride back to Hanoi by following the countryside roads along the Red river dike a full- charged camera is a must to catch your shots instinctively. We arrive in Hanoi at 4:00 pm.. Trip ends.