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smallysell Sep 4th, 2018 11:39 PM

Mai Chau Vietnam in late September
 
Hi guys, I'm going to embark my holiday in Mai Chau Vietnam in late September and spend about 1 week here. Is it enough to explore this place and any suggestions are highly appreciated. Thanks a lot!

cryptochanell Sep 5th, 2018 05:41 PM

September falls into early autumn in Mai Chau and the weather is so nice, so you do a lot of activities. Exploring Mai Chau by motorbike is a good idea if you love adventure. You can take some trekking tours - the most popular ones when coming to Mai Chau. 1 week is not too short, so you can explore a lot.

DinHo Sep 5th, 2018 05:55 PM

IMO, Mai Chau, Ninh Binh and Puluong retreat fit in a week.

crellston Sep 5th, 2018 10:10 PM

Here is a link to my blog covering our time in the places suggested by Dinho https://accidentalnomads.com/category/vietnam/ where you may gain an idea of what to expect in the area. We spent about a week there mostly staying in Homestays in the villages but you could spend less and include a caouple of days in Hanoi.

Alternatively, you could easily spend the whole week in Hanoi and not get bored ( depending upon how much you like cities!) but then you would miss out on the essence of Vietnam which is to found in the countryside.

cindyhuang9x Sep 25th, 2018 12:00 AM

If you plan to visit Mai Chau, you should not miss visit Ba Khan Lake which is beautiful lake in Mai Chau.

perladawnsails Sep 30th, 2018 10:06 PM

Late September and Early October should be the best time to visit Mai Chau with pleasant climate and blue sky here.

At this time last year, I spend 3 days in Mai Chau to:

Stay at Thai ethnic’s stilts house

Bike through the lovely fields (one of my most unforgettable experiences)

Wear ethnic costumes and take photos

Try local typical dishes


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