Your day-by-day itinerary
Hanoi to Mai Hich
Mai Hich is sandwiched between mist-swirled hills around 3 hours from Hanoi. Leaving the city behind, you’ll drive into a rural patchwork of working fields, rice terraces and mountains. On arrival at your accommodation for the night, you’ll be welcomed with a tasty traditional lunch. Afterwards, there’s time to settle into your stilted house. You’ll find a mattress and blanket but very little else, so be prepared for a basic stay.
Mai Hich to Hanoi
The following morning, you’ll be treated to a hearty typical breakfast before hiking down to the Xia River. Here, you’ll step onto a traditional raft and drift slowly downstream. Sit back, keep your camera close at hand and get lost in a rural daydream. At the end of the day it’s time to wave goodbye to your hosts as you journey back to Hanoi.
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