Exclusive 2-Day Valley Challenge

As a continuous effort to bring content towards our guests, Mai Chau Lodge operates exclusive package tours featuring convenient accommodation, modern facilities, popular locations in Mai Chau and exciting activities, such as biking, rock climbing, kayaking and more. All tours are dedicated to allow our guests to contemplate the beauty of nature, and to gain insight into tribal lifestyles and culture.

Exclusive 2-Day Valley Challenge

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Validity: 31/12/2023


Duration: 2 days / 1 night
Departure: Daily from Hanoi
Driving distant: 145km one way
Trip level: Easy, soft adventure and relaxing

Price per person

  • High season (from Jan – Apr and Oct - Dec):
    • Group of 2 to 3 people: VND 3,330,000
    • Group of 4 to 8 people: VND 2,430,000
  • Low Season (from May – Sep)
    • Group of 2 to 3 people: VND 2,997,000
    • Group of 4 to 8 people: VND 2,187,000


Day 1: Hanoi – Mai Chau – Kayaking – Traditional dance show (Including Lunch and Dinner)

  • 7h30: Depart from Hanoi
  • 11h30: Arrive at Mai Chau Lodge. Leave your luggage in the lobby while you relax and have lunch at our Bo Luong restaurant. Chef Hoa will prepare a special meal made from unique Mai Chau ingredients for you
  • 14h00: Your driver and tour guide will meet you in the lobby to take you to Bai Sang, the kayaking site, which is 15 km from Mai Chau Lodge. The drive takes approximately 30 minutes, as some stretches of the road are quite narrow. However, you can enjoy the beautiful scenery along the way, including verdant rice paddies, long green bamboo bushes and Go Lao Waterfall
  • 14h30: Arrive at Bai Sang. Your tour guide will help you prepare the life jackets and then instruct you on how to paddle the kayak correctly and safely. You will kayak for about 90 minutes on the Da River. Have fun and enjoy the peaceful natural scenery! Your guide will then take you to Pho Moi village, where members of the Muong ethnic minority live. You will also stow your kayak here. If you would like to go for a swim, feel free to do so. Afterwards, we will visit a local house, have some tea and talk to locals to learn more about their daily lives
  • 16h30: Transfer back to Mai Chau Lodge
  • 17h00: Arrive at Mai Chau Lodge. Rest and enjoy the hotel’s facilities and services, such as the swimming pool, steam bath and Lotus spa
  • 19h00: Enjoy dinner at Bo Luong restaurant
  • 20h30: Experience the traditional songs and dances of the Thai, Muong and H’Mong people, performed by Mai Chau locals. After the show, try the local traditional “can” wine, which is made from rice and cassava. You can drink the wine using bamboo straws

Day 2: Rock climbing - Mai Chau – Hanoi (Including Breakfast)

  • 7h30: Enjoy a tasty breakfast at Bo Luong Restaurant with views overlooking the lake, the paddy fields and the swimming pool
  • 8h30: Prepare your rock climbing gear with your tour guide, then jump on a bike to get to the rock climbing site. Starting from Mai Chau Lodge, you will cycle through Poom Coong and Lac Villages, go over Lac Bridge, and continue along a small road along rice fields and mountains. It will take you 15-20 minutes to get to the rock climbing site
  • 9h00 – 11h00: Rock climbing
  • 11h00: Cycle back to Mai Chau Lodge
  • 13h30: Leave Mai Chau
  • 17h00: Arrive in Hanoi


  • One night of accommodation in a Deluxe room
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • A traditional dance show
  • Transportation for kayaking, access fees and tickets, all equipment for rock climbing & kayaking, bikes to get to the rock climbing site, local English-speaking guide, one bottle of water/day tour/person
  • Tax and service charges


Transportation Hanoi – Mai Chau – Hanoi: personal expenses

Terms and conditions

  • The package price is inclusive of 10% Government tax and 5% service charge
  • The package is based on a Deluxe room with mountain view (front side)
  • Single room supplement is VND 562,500 nett/night for low season; single supplement for high season is VND 860,000 nett/night
  • Extended night with breakfast available for VND 1,250,000 nett/room in low season; high season surcharge is VND 630,000 nett/room

Payment & Cancellation

  • A deposit of 50% of the total price is required within three days of making a reservation, or sooner, as specified by Mai Chau Lodge. Rooms are subject to cancellation and resale if the required deposit is not received within the specified option period. There is a VND 630,000/room non-refundable deposit
  • Full payment is required for bookings made within 30 days prior to check-in
  • Any cancellation made within 30 days is subject to 50% of the total amount of the booking. Cancellation within 15 days is subject to 75% of the total amount of the booking.
  • Cancellations within 24 hours prior to arrival, no-shows or early check-out are subject to 100% of the total amount of the booking
  • No refunds or exchanges can be made with respect to accommodation, meals, sightseeing tours or any other services included in the tour price but not utilized by the tour members.

Child Policy

  • Children under four years old who stay in the same room as their parents and use the existing bedding: Free of charge for all services indicated in the packages
  • Children from 4 to under 12 years old who stay in the same room as their parents and use the existing bedding: 50% discount on package price and on other services (BBQ/gala dinner buffets). Extra bed offered free of charge, subject to availability
  • Shuttle bus transfer (not included in the package price): Free of charge for children under four years old using their parents' existing seats. 30% off adult rates for children between 4 and 12 years old

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