About Mai Chau

Mai Chau valley possesses poetic beauty, cool fresh air, diverse culture bearing the imprint of ethnic minorities and specialties, which makes it a perfect place for vacations year-round.

Best Time To Visit Mai Chau

* November to February next year: In winter, the air is cold, peach and plum flowers bloom brilliantly.

* March and April: The weather is cool and pleasant, the blooming season of orchid tree flower.

* May to August: The valley is cool and suitable for those who are looking for a place to hide from the hot summer.

* September, October: The rice fields are turning yellow

(Feb - Apr)

Cool and pleasant weather

Mist spreads across the valley

It's getting warmer

Orchid trees bloom on mountains

Spring drizzle

(May - Jul)

Mostly sunny

Cool breeze on summer nights

Rice is lushly green in the fields

Cycling around the valley

(Aug - Oct)

Mist spreads over the fields

It's chilly at night

Golden rice is fragrant on the fields

New Rice Festival

The most beautiful time of the year

(Nov - Jan)

Fog spreads white in the sky

Extremely cold

Clouds obscure the passes

Gathering around the flickering fire

Be careful when moving


Mai Chau is about 120km from Hanoi capital, the distance is not too far and takes about 4-5 hours, so you can travel by car or motorbike. Mai Chau trip is suitable to go on weekend.

Explore Mai Chau

Top 3 Mai Chau restaurants enjoying Northwest specialties

Hop Thuy Mai Chau Restaurant Hop Thuy restaurant is reviewed a lot when it comes to Mai Chau restaurants that are delicious and have the most professional service style. The restaurant is designed with the main wood tone, but still breaks many modern features, providing a classy dining space for all diners. The restaurant has a spacious space, accommodating hundreds of people at the same time, very suitable for birthday parties, groups. Address: sub-district 2, Mai Chau town, Hoa Binh Phone: 036 756 2585 Opening hours: 10h00 – 22: 30 Website: - Photo: Hop Thuy Mai Chau Restaurant Mai Chau Ecolodge Mai Chau Ecolodge is famous for its peaceful, rustic resort space and super delicious food. Mai Chau Ecolodge's restaurant overlooks the romantic Mai Chau valley. The restaurant is designed with 2 floors, built in the highest place of the resort, so it gives you the most ideal dining space. This place is a combination of the essence of two cuisines, traditional Vietnamese dishes and typical dishes of Thai ethnic people. Address: Na Phon, Mai Chau, Hoa Binh, Vietnam Phone: +84 218 3819 888 Opening hours: 6h00 – 22h00 Website: Photo: Mai Chau Ecolodge Hoa Ban Restaurant The restaurant is built in a poetic, lyrical campus green with flowers. The rustic, but airy stilt house architecture is very suitable for enjoying specialties of the highlands. Here you will have the opportunity to explore the cuisine of the people of the Northwest. The menu has many delicious salmon dishes such as sashimi, fish salad, grilled salmon, salmon hot pot. There are also many dishes from sticky rice, chicken, goat meat ... for you to eat comfortably. The restaurant also has premium wine cooked from glutinous rice, ensuring ecstatic deliciousness. Address: Mai Chau, Hoa Binh, Vietnam Phone: +84 97 654 89 43 Opening hours: 6h00 – 22h00 Photo: Hoa Ban Restaurant  Source: General

Food & Drink 21/08/2023

Top 3 Mai Chau restaurants enjoying Northwest specialties

Migo suggests you 3 quality Mai Chau restaurants with a local menu here!

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From a flagpole site at the foot of Thung Khe pass, most tourists will stop to linger. From above, looking down is a beautiful view of Mai Chau adorned by countless horizontal fields, sparkling with the sun.
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In November 11, the whole valley of Mai Chau is fragrant in the strong aroma of ripe rice. We left the noisy city for peace. Slowly enjoy the beauty of heaven and earth.
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