Mai Chau is a district of Hoa Binh Province in the Northwest region of Vietnam. The district is located at about 165 km from Ha Noi. The verdant mountainous scenery and tribal culture of Mai Chau attracts many visitors every year. Mai Chau is a mountainous region located in Hoa Binh Province, approximately 135 km from Hanoi (3.5 hour drive)and 65 km from Hoa Binh town. This idyllic valley is embraced by emerald mountains and clouds, making it an retreat centre in North Vietnam. Walking tour around Lac village, you could see farmers working on the field, water buffallos on the field, biking around the town, seeing Thai ethnic museum, 1000 steps cave, enjoy local foods. You could also hire a car to enjoy a scenic drive along Hoa Binh Lake, another Halong Bay in North Vietnam. Kayaking or boat rip is available.