Travel to Mai Chau, Hoa Binh

Overall of Mai Chau

Mai Chau, which is in Hoa Binh Province of Viet Nam, is a destination for those who love pristine landscapes, resorts, and culture of ethnic minorities. This destination meets the needs of multiple tourists and very suitable for students. Tourists can organize campfire, organize social activities and help the local people. Read more: Hanoi & Mai Chau homestay 5 days

Overall of Mai Chau

Overall of Mai Chau

People come to Mai Chau to enjoy the pristine beauty of northwestern mountains of Viet Nam. Despite the high-rise buildings, urban areas grow, Mai Chau still keep the green mountains, the idyllic rustic features, the terraced rice fields and the naive people.

Terraced rice fields in Mai Chau

Terraced rice fields in Mai Chau

When visiting Mai Chau, people often do not stay in hotels but stay in “Nhà sàn”, which is traditional house of ethnic minority people. This house is simple and warm. Tourists staying here will feel that they are in an expedition in the wilderness. Staying in “Nhà sàn” is an interesting experience that you should try. Travel to Vietnam

Staying in “Nhà sàn” to have different experience

Staying in “Nhà sàn” to have different experience

Here, there is a hobby that nobody wants to miss. That is campfire. Campfire services in Mai Chau are very professional. Simply book, you’ll have a campfire with speakers. You can bring more corns, potatoes, sugar canes and grill them. Also, you can rent “Sạp” to dance around the campfire (“Sạp” dancing is a traditional dance of ethnic minorities in northwestern mountains of Viet Nam). Singing and dancing around the campfire, you will experience the culture of ethnic minorities in Mai Chau.

Sing and dance around campfire

Sing and dance around campfire

Many people come to Mai Chau to explore the lives of ethnic minorities. Besides the usual activities of local people, tourists still want to taste the specialties. In Mai Chau, there are many specialties, but the most delicious dishes are chicken served with sticky rice grilled in bamboo, colorful sticky rice, Muong pig dishes, river fish steamed with Dong leaf, etc. There is also the famous “Rượu cần”, which is a traditional wine of ethnic minorities.

Some specialties in Mai Chau

Some specialties in Mai Chau

In Mai Chau you can participate in the ethnic markets, where people sell a lot of agricultural products and souvenirs, mainly textiles and brocades. Souvenirs here are various; however, prices are very cheap. In addition, tourists often visit the villages of ethnic minorities. Their lives here are peaceful and close to nature.

A souvenir shop in Mai Chau

A souvenir shop in Mai Chau

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