When you travel to Vietnam, coming to the north of Vietnam where is well-known for Mai Chau, it is one of interesting place in North-west of Vietnam, do not miss to this chance to come here. It is the mountainous and hill land where located in the north-west of Hanoi, the distance of 150 km from Hanoi up to the highland of Mai Chau. This land is most of mountainous and northwestern side of Hoa Binh Province. The eastern part of Mai Chai is Da Bac and Ta Na Lac districts, Quan Hoa district and Thanh Hoa province to be in west and south of Mai Chau land, Van Lake district of Son La province is in the north of it. Email: email@example.com to book Mai Chau Tours
Area and population: According to statistics of 2014, Mai Chau district has a total area of 57127.98 hectares of natural land; and the average population of 53 944 people.
The topography: it is the most of streams, hill and High Mountain and it is divided into two distinct areas: Low and high areas: The low-land is distributed along streams Xia Stream and Mun stream, it has an area of nearly 2,000 hectare and the most of flat terrain and very fertile land. The up-land likes a belt surrounding districts, including 8 communes with a total area of 400 km2, with many mountains, high and rugged terrain. The average height of above sea level is about 800 - 900 meters, the highest point is 1.536m (located in Pa Co), and the lowest point is 220m (the town of Mai Chau). The average slope of 30 to 35º. Overall, Mai Chau terrain is descending vertically from northwest to southeast.
The climate: Being of the location of gate to the north-western region of Vietnam, Mai Chau’s climate is influenced significantly by the Northwest strong monsoon, with distinct aspects of the tropical climate of high mountains, radiation is relatively low in the region, the hot hours of the in summer day is 5-6 hours and winter is 3-4 hours. The average humidity reached 82%. It is a year with two distinct seasons. The rainy season lasts from May to October, the most concentrated rainfall from July to September, an average of 122 rainy days / year, the highest of 146 days, affected by tornadoes and wind Laos. During the rainy season the wind has always replenish moisture and steam, relatively strong wind intensity. The dry season lasts from November of last year to April the next year with the dry climate, low humidity, with day frost, fog and cold drizzle. Temperature fluctuations is higher of the day. The wind direction is north-east monsoon.
The tourism: It is considered to be the strength of Mai Chau district with some cultural tourist destination renowned not only in domestic but also for foreign tourists as Lac Village (Chieng Chau), Cum village (Van Mai), Pom Coong Village (Mai Chau town) ... With 800 hectares of water surface area, the Da River and Lake is a beautiful scenic, it attracts more tourists come to Mai Chau. To promote the potential strengths of Mai Chau, Mai Chau Government was interested to open the campaign of the conservation, promotion of culture and tradition of Mai Chau to travel in all over the world. That often has investment to promotion, broadcast, infrastructure and to improve the quality of tourism services in Mai Chau, Mai Chau tourism government has collaboration with the Spanish Nation TV, Vietnam Television or the program: "Tourism development in Mai Chau ethnic minority", which promotes tourism to Mai Chau district all over the world. In 2014 Mai Chau district has received 301 000 travelers who coming to visit and explore Mai Chau, the international visitors is 77. 178 unique visitors and the total income from tourism reached over 50 billion VND.
People in Mai Chau: Mai Chau is home of many ethnic group to live here. In 2014, the population was 53 944 people in Mai Chau district. Of these, 60.2% of Thai People, 15,07% of Muong people, 15.56% of Kinh, 6.91% of Hmong, 2.06% of Dzao and others.
Best tours of Mai Chau to be recommened
Riding on a very nice road and passing through spectaculars on routes to Mai Chau village at about 11.30am. Rafting on Ma River, trekking through 4 villages with beautiful villages, hill sides, magnificent rice paddies, water wheels… And one of the highlight on this trek is to experience the everyday life and culture White Thai people...