Mai Châu is a rural district of Hòa Bình Province in the Northwest region of Vietnam. The district is located at about 160 km from Hanoi.
About Mai Chau
The scenery of Mai Châu attracts many tourists. In an idyllic valley, the Mai Chau area is a world away from the hustle and bustle of Hanoi.
Escape from the crowded streets and bustling cities, many woldwide and nationwide tourists are coming to Mai Chau, a small town of Hoa Binh Province to enjoy fresh air, natural beauties and special culture of ethnic minorities. Some nice pictures of Mai Chau from Nguyen Tien Dat in his recent vacation to Mai Chau.
International tourists are very fond of staying in stilt house in Lac village, Van village… which offer a lovely view to the whole area.
The Mai Châu area is well known for its stilt houses. The type of stilt houses, or pile dwellings, they construct are called Thai stilt houses and are made of bamboo and timber. These houses are elevated 10–12 feet off the ground in order to avoid water damage and shelter animals from the elements.
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