Situated in the Northwest portion of Vietnam, Mai Chau is a highland district belonging to Hoa Binh province. Just 135 km from the capital of Hanoi, it is easy to make a one or more-day trip to explore this beautiful destination. The journey from Hanoi to this beautiful town takes from 3 to 4 hours depending on which transport (car, van, bus, or motorbike) you use and how fast your chosen vehicle goes.
There are more than 60,000 people inhabiting this place. Most of them are the Muong, Thai, H’mong, Dao ethnic people, and the Viet people. Thai, H’mong and Dao migrated here in different times and made their living from growing, raising, gathering, hunting, weaving brocades. Each has their own culture and language.
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