MAI CHAU – HOA BINH LAKE 3 DAYS 2 NIGHTS
(Available from: 15 March to 01 November)
The Hòa Bình Dam on the Black River (Vietnamese: sông Đà) is the largest hydroelectric dam in Vietnam, and also the largest in South East Asia.
The dam is located on the Black River in Hòa Bình of the Hòa Bình Province, in Vietnam. It measures 128 m (420 ft) in height, and 970 m (3,182 ft) in length. The facility is owned by Vietnam Electricity, and produces up to 8,160 GWh of power annually. Construction on the rockfill dam began in November 1979 and was completed in 1994.
Day 1: Ha Noi – Mai Chau Valley (L,D)
7:30 – 8:00: Pickup at your Hotel in the Old Quarter in our comfortable van
10:00: Short break
11:30 – 12:00 : Scenic photo stop of Mai Chau valley/arrive in Mai Chau
12:15 : Traditional lunch in local village (vegetarian available)
13:00 – 15:00 : Bicycle ride with local tour guide, see farmers working in fields, locals weaving scarves and visit surrounding peaceful villages.
15:00 – 18:00 : Free time for bicycling, walking, shopping
18:00 : Enjoy the outdoor BBQ party in the garden and watch the Thai’s traditional dance and drink the traiditional wine “ruou can” Overnight in the rural village.
Day 2 : Amazing day with motorbike ride to Hoa Binh Lake ( B,L,D)
07:30 : Breakfast at the homestay and enjoy a 20 km motorbike ride to Hoa Binh lake ( the largest hydroelectric dam in Southeast Asia ) stop to take photo at Go Lao waterfall.
09:00 : Arrive in Suoi Lon village catch a local fishing boat to explore the amazing lake. learn fishing and using fish net with local fishing man. Swimming and jumping off the boat is available.
12:30 : Having lunch with the fishing man family.
14:00 : Drive back to Mai Chau, keep your motorbike to explore more beautiful villages
18:00 : Dinner at the homestay.
Day 3: Trekking to remote rural villages (B,L)
7:30-8:00 : Wakeup and eat breakfast
8:00 : Go with local tour guideto visit more remote rural villages Na Meo, Na Mo and Xam Pa villages to understand more about their culturevand customs.
12:00 : Back to the homestay for lunch and check-out
13:00 – 15:00 : Free time for shopping and relaxing
15:00 – 15:30 : Say goodbye to the family to get on the bus to drive back to Hanoi
18:30 – 19:00 : Arrive in Hanoi Old Quater. Drop you off at your hotel. End of tour.
- Pick up and drop off at your hotel
- Enthusiastic English speaking guide and a local tour guide for 2nd day
- Delicous Vietnamese traditional foods
- Entrance fees, bicycles
- Accommodation in Mai Chau Riverside Bungalow
- Personal expenses
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