Dawn at Hang Kia Valley, Hoa Binh
Dawn at Hang Kia Valley, Hoa Binh

Trekking Tour Hang Kia – Mai Chau – 2 Days

Visited places: Hoa Binh, Mai Chau, Hang Kia
Tour Activity/Theme: Adventure, Trekking, Hiking, Ecotourism, Ethnic village, Sublime nature, Homestay, Bucolic countryside, Off the beaten track, Mountains, Plateau

Trekking Tour Hang Kia – Mai Chau is a moderate trekking adventure tour for 2 days, 1 night. On the tour, we’ll have 2 hours hiking to the valley of Hang Kia perched on 1,200m above sea level on the first day and 3-4 hours trekking downhill to the Mai Chau Valley.

 The tour provides you with panoramic views of the amazing mountains and forests around Hang Kia and Mai Chau. On the tour we’ll use private transport. And accommodation is homestay at a H’mong family with house on stilts with clean sleeping places and Western toilet. Private bungalow room is available upon request with additional cost.

Landscape on a trek at Hang Kia
Landscape on a trek at Hang Kia

What to expect:
Lovely valley on a wonderful plateau landscape.
Amazing daily life of the local Red Hmong People at Hang Kia and Thai People at Mai Chau Valley.
Possible scenes of ocean of clouds from September through March.
Trekking in the untouched mountains from Hang Kia Valley to the Mai Chau Valley.

Day-to-day itinerary
Day1 Hanoi – Pa Co – Hang Kia (L/D)
Day2 Hang Kia – Cun Pheo – Mai Chau – Hanoi (B/L)

Kids at the Hang Kia Valley
Kids at the Hang Kia Valley

Accommodation
Homestay on a house on stilts with clean condition, bungalow upon request with extra cost.

What's included
English speaking guide;
Private transport as per itinerary;
Homestay as per itinerary;
Meals per itinerary: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner;
Admission fees and permits during the guided time as per itinerary;

What's not included
Travel insurance;
Drinks and personal expenses;
Others not clearly mentioned as included per itinerary;

Detailed itinerary

Day1 Hanoi – Pa Co – Hang Kia (L/D)
0800 A.M Have a 4-hour road trip to Moc Chau Plateau. On arrival at Pa Co, welcomed by our local guide and we take a 2-hour trek to the village. Picnic lunch en route amid fresh nature.
In the afternoon visit the village to learn about the local Red H’mong.
Overnight at Hang Kia.

Inside of the homestay
Inside of the homestay

 

A private section at the homestay
A private section at the homestay

Day2 Hang Kia – Cun Pheo – Mai Chau – Hanoi (B/L)
06:00 AM-0630 A.M early morning, have a motorbike ride to the cloud-hunting site for photography of the great landscape. Then travel back to the homestay for breakfasts.
Have 3 hours trekking downhill through patches of forest from Hang Kia to Mai Chau Valley. On arrival at Cun Pheo, welcomed by our driver and travel further to the center of the Mai Chau Valley.
Lunch at a local Thai family.
Have time for a leisurely walking tour around the village.
Travel back to Hanoi by car.

A trekking trail amid rice terraces at Hang Kia
A trekking trail amid rice terraces at Hang Kia