VN20B Ky Son & Mai Chau Experience ( 3 days / 2 nights )
Hanoi - Ky Son - Mai Chau – Hanoi
Day 1 Hanoi – Ky Son (Walking – Cycling)
Drive to Ky Son Village in the morning. Take a pleasant walk around the village to get a taste of the northern countryside lifestyle of Vietnam before joining your host for lunch preparation. Have lunch and learn more about the Vietnamese culture through conversations with locals. In the afternoon, set out on a bike ride along local trails with stops for taking pictures, chatting with children and farmers and shopping at the village market while soaking up the pastoral atmosphere and tranquility. Return for a relaxing traditional herbal bath before dinnertime. Before bed, soak your feet in a traditional herbal treatment.
Overnight in Ky Son Moon Garden [Lunch, Dinner]
Day 2 Ky Son – Mai Chau (Cycling)
The serene morning will inspire you and the host to practice Yi Jin Jing, a series of exercises coordinated with specific breathing techniques and mental concentration. Leave for Mai Chau after breakfast. Check-in and have lunch at the Mai Chau Lodge. In the afternoon, take delight in biking through rice paddies to the Mai Chau Valley which is dotted with stilt houses. The ride offers opportunities for taking photos, visiting families and interacting with the locals. On the return trip to Mai Chau Lodge, we will pass by Vang Village. Have dinner at Mai Chau Lodge.
Overnight at Mai Chau Lodge [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]
Day 3 Mai Chau (Walking) – Hanoi
Drive to Xam Khoe Village where you will set out on a 2-3 hour walking tour to the Thai minority village named Buoc. Transfer back to the lodge; en route enjoy a rewarding panoramic view of the Mai Chau Valley. After lunch at the lodge, return to Hanoi.