Top 10 Attractions in Mai Chau

attractions - Mai Chau: Aug. 17, 2015

Mai Chau is one of the best travel destinations in Vietnam for tourists looking for an authentic experience. We've compiled a list of the 10 best things to do in the area. For each of these attractions, you can click on it for a full review.


Thung Khe Pass

Thung Khe Pass Top 10 Attractions in Mai Chau

Surrounding Mai Chau is a wonderland of green. Journey on foot through wafting fields of yellow, and trek to Thung Khe Pass for a taste of true mountain grandeur.

Chieu Cave

Chieu Cave Mai Chau Top 10 Attractions

To get to Chieu Cave you must climb a staggering 1,200 stone steps, but once you arrive at its mouth you will be glad you made the effort. 

Mo Luong Cave

Mo Luong Cave Top 10 Attractions in Mai Chau

An imposing limestone cave complex with four main grottos and two entrances, the main one of which is in Mai Chau Village.

Lac Village

Lac Village Top 10 Attractions in Mai Chau

Lac Village is the ideal mountain refuge for a full immersion into the secluded life of Mai Chau’s ethnic Thai people. Supporting 5 Thai ethnicities - the Ha, Lo, Mac and Loc people - Lac Village is nestled among high mountain passes. It is a great thing to do with your family.

Pom Coong Village in Mai Chau

Pom Coong Village in Mai Chau top 10 Attractions

Though it is located a short distance from Lac Village, Pom Coong Village is an attraction all of its own and it is recommended to get a taste of local village life.

Van Village

Van Village Mai Chau Top 10

Further away than the popular tourist spots Lac Village and Pom Coong Village, Van Village lies off the beaten track amidst magnificent North Vietnamese mountain scenery, and is famous for its authenticity and peaceful beauty.

Muong and Pa Co Markets in Mai Chau

Muong and Pa Co Market in Mai Chau

Are you missing shopping? Do you like unique and colorful crafts, fresh fruit and vegetables and quality original products? Are you looking for something as a souvenir for your vacation? Well Mai Chau’s markets are for you then.

Pu Luong Nature Reserve

Pu Luong Natural Reserve in Mai Chau

Pu Luong Nature Reserve is a haven of nationally preserved land which stretches from Mai Chau to Cuc Phuong National Park in the southeast.

Thai Ethnic Museum

Thai Ethnic Museum Mai Chau

Mai Chau is home to 3 ethnic minorities - the White Thai, the H’mong and the Dzao.

Mai Chau’s Festivals

Mai Chau Festival Top 10 Attractions

Filled with ethnic groups, Mai Chau is home to many fascinating festivals throughout the year.


Conclusion of the best things to do in Mai Chau:

Have you been to Mai Chau? What are the most interesting sights and things to visit in the area according to you? Please don't hesitate to share your recommendations with us by leaving a comment to this list of the top 10 attractions in Mai Chau.