Depart Hanoi early in the morning for a 4.5 hour drive to Mai Chau located 150 km southwest of Hanoi. Just an hour beyond Hanoi, after Hoa Binh Town, the road weaves through mountains, fertile valleys and traditional villages.
Arrive in the picturesque Mai Chau Valley surrounded by spectacular karst rock formations and rice paddies. If time permits, explore the idyllic natural surroundings and visit the extraordinary Mo Luong (Soldier) Cave.
Distances and journey time
Hanoi to Mai Chau (150 km): 4 hrs
Overnight in Mai Chau.