How to Travel from Hanoi to Mai Chau
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Visiting Mai Chau will be a wonderful experience for your travel to Vietnam. The stunning scenes in this mountainous area will certainly tough the hearts of visitors. Here, you can consider one of the choices of how to travel from Hanoi to Mai Chau in our post.
1. Private car
Private car is not only a flexible mean of transportation but also a safe option. It is possible to stop at some spots to take pictures along the way. Despite that, private car is pretty expensive, thus suitable for people who can spend much money on transportation and prefer a relaxing trip. Moreover, when you arrive in Mai Chau, traveling by car may prove to be a challenge.
The Route to Mai Chau
The most favorite vehicle on the way to Mai Chau is motorbike which is recommended for adventurous souls. Traveling by motorbike is very flexible and economical since you do not have to worry about what time to start and where to stop. It is also easy to catch a breathtaking scene on Mai Chau while you are driving a motorbike.
Capturing the Rainbow
Nonetheless, the way to Mai Cau is pretty confusing and sometimes dangerous. As a result, you should consider your health and do research about the route.
If you like a cheap and safe way to Mai Chau, a bus will fit your criterions. The price varies, but it usually falls into 4 to 5 $ one way per person. On the downside, bus from Hanoi will only arrive in Hoa Binh and then tourists will have to take an additional bus to Mai Chau. There are Tuan Dung, Hoang Thao and Ha Loan bus transferring tourist from Hanoi to Mai Chau yet only available at set times.
The Bus Station in Hoa Binh
4. Tour Services
Most tourists, especially first timer, choose tour as it is the most convenient. Tour operators offer a wide range of choice to travel, including private car or motorbike tour. Therefore, you can pick whichever suits you more to have the best experience. The tour guide will also available to offer information such as places to visit or stay, activities in Mai Chau and so on. Accommodation and meals are arranged in the itinerary so you do not have to trouble yourself with such problems.
Bicycle Provided by Tour Operator
- Source: Vietnam Excursions
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