Mountains at Thung Khe PassHoa Binh is well known for the idyllic valleys of Mai Chau and Hang Kia, and scenic trekking routes through dense forests and Thai ethnic villages. Our little travel guide is helpful in providing you with more information related to what to see and things to do in Hoa Binh, the best time to visit the land, the trekking adventure tours, mountain biking tours and relaxing family holidays with local Thai people. Anything you think may be missing, please help us to contribute more for our travelers and web visitors.

  • Hang Kia is a little valley perched on an altitude of 900-1,200m above sea level. While Hang Kia is part of Mai Chau District of Hoa Binh, it belongs to the Moc Chau Plateau geographically. Hang Kia is 170km southwest of Hanoi via Route 6.

  • Hoa Binh is a mountainous province in north-western Vietnam. The province is bordered to the north by Phu Tho, to the east by Hanoi, to the southeast by Ha Nam and Ninh Binh, to the south by Ninh Binh and Thanh Hoa, to the west by Son La. The provincial capital city is 74km south-west of Hanoi.

  • Hoa Binh Province is located in the North-West of Vietnam with mountainous terrains and with different ethnic minorities. The province offers chaste natural beauty and untouched culture. To get a full understanding of Hoa Binh, it is necessary that you take an adventure trip through the province either by motorbike, by mountain-bike or by trekking through different villages. The below photos were taken on our various adventures through the land.

  • Mai Chau of Hoa Binh Vietnam is a little valley surrounded by green mountains and dotted with lakes, paddy fields, rivers and houses on stilts of the local Thai people. Driving from Ha Noi to Son La or Mai Chau, most travellers would stop at the entrance to Mai Chau which offers the breathtaking panoramic view of the area.

  • Mai Chau Market has gatherings everyday but the busiest session is on Sunday Mornings. You may to get up early as the most vivid moments are found from 07:00 A.M to 09:00 A.M. Local bring to the market whatever they could get from their farms or the forests: herbal medicine, honey, chirping birds,...

  • The Thung Khe Pass (also known as the White Rock Pass, White Cliff Pass) is in between Mai Chau and Tan Lac Districts of Hoa Binh Province. The Thung Khe Pass offers commanding views of the mountains, valleys and villages below. The top of the pass is often covered in fog in the summer.