Mai Chau

People come here to escape from urban the bustle of city life and immerse themselves in the nature of the exotic culture of ethnic minorities. Mai Chau enchants you with its walk through the rice fields, the villages trekking and night's in traditional houses on stilts. Taste traditional dishes and rice wine, the Ruou Can, a kind of rice wine marinated with herbs contained in small jars.

The search for authenticity, Mai Chau will bewitch you!


Located in the northwest of Hanoi, Ha Tay is a region with landscapes of rice fields and green hills, two pagodas, a few kilometers from each other, places of worship to Vietnam.

Tay Phuong Pagoda dating from the seventh century has an architecture which is a masterpiece of woodcarving. The shape of the roof is a curve that is a statue of a dragon. Located on a hill 238 steps, you can admire a magnificent collection of 62 wooden statues, masterpieces of the eighteenth century, 18 statues of La Han (
Arhat India). The legend says that 18 Arhat are killed, the Buddha with great kindness had taken their lives and changed into disciples. Some statues seem immersed in meditation and other in joy. Chua Thay, the "Temple of the Lord" was built under the reign of Ly Nhan Tong, the founder of the capital Hanoi. It is dedicated to designer of water puppetry, the venerable monk Tu Dao Hanh, known for his exemplary religious life. The lake is the place called dragon puppets on the water festive occasion.

This place is known for the shooting of the movie Indochine.