Northern cycling tour
The tour we cycling on asphalt pave road, quite and less traffic. Perfect for the active adventurer cycling , this trip will have you biking through the best of northern Vietnam, passing the limestone karsts of Mai Chau area and cycle through small villages for an authentic taste of Vietnam. We will overnight at a local family’s homestay of Thai minority people. The highlight of the tour will riding to remote village in Pu Luong and bring you to Cuc Phuong national park before visit Tam Coc – KenhGa- TrangAn where people call Halong bay on lands.
Day 1: Hanoi – HoaBinh-Mai Chau (cycling 72 km) (B,L,D)
Breakfast. Early morning transfer to Hoabinh a beautiful valley surrounded by spectacular karst rock formations and picturesque rice paddies. Bikes along a mix of asphalt road through Thai village and across rice paddies to Lac village.
Overnight in a traditional house as home stay
Day 2: Mai Chau- Pu Luong (B,L,D)
(biking Dirt-road +- 50km)
After breakfast riding to Co Luong then continue in the off road to Kho Muong withour car stand by. ( +-26 km off road ), making this a day not to be forgotten.
We finish the day with a stunning descend on a winding road into Kho Muong village.
Dinner and homestay in Kho Muong village
Day 3:KhoMuong- Canh nang-Cam thuy (+- 75km) (B,L,D)
We Cycling down hill on the single track ( +- 12km) to Pho Doan, one of the most beautiful terrace rice field in Vietnam. Riding on flat road to CamThuy.
Overnight in a small hotel of Cam Thuy.
Day 4:Cam Thuy – Cuc Phuong ( Cycling 82km) (B,L,D)
Breakfast. Cycling to Cuc Phuong National Park on Hochimiinh highway.
Overnight at Cuc Phuong Park Guest House.
Day 5:Cuc Phuong – Hoa Lu – Ninh Binh ( cycling 60km) (B,L,D)
After listening to the dawn chorus of Gibbon song, spend part of the morning exploring the flora and fauna of this unique national park. Leaving Cuc Phuong ride down to Hoa Lu, the ancient capital of Vietnam. Set amidst stunning scenery this area is known as the Transfer the last few km on Highway 1 to the hotel. Overnight in Ninh Binh.
Day 6:Ninh Binh – Trang An-Kenh Ga- Hanoi ( cycling 43km) (B,L)
An early morning start to pedal through the rich farming land of the Red River Delta to Trang An, spam boat excursion Trang An includes ranges of towering limestone mountains, dry caves, under water caves, flooded primeval forests, rivers and a very diverse ecosystem. The mountains of Trang An crisscross the area creating 31 ‘secret’ valleys many of which are flooded. The rivers run through the mountains forming spectacular under water caves. There are some patches of forests on limestone mountains and some in flooded valleys. Trang An is home to 310 species of plants, 30 species of animals and 50 species of birds. Continue riding to Kenh Ga, one more boat trip excursion the daily life of country side before driving back to Hanoi. End of services in your hotel in Hanoi.
|Price /person||750 USD||650 USD||580 USD|
Note: Prices are based per person, double occupancy, with a separate cost for solo travelers. If you are traveling in a group but prefer single accommodations, a single supplement fee applies. Triple accommodations are not available in many of the destinations we visit.
Best Time to go
From October to May
|English speaking local guide|
|Accommodations in hotels , home stays and local hotel around trip as mention|
|Meals as noted with B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner|
|Sightseeing and activities as noted in the itinerary|
|Additional guides where necessary|
|Entrance fees and permits|
International airfare; meals not noted on itinerary; Vietnam visa; insurance other than basic medical ; optional tipping to leader, guides and local staff; excess baggage charges; international airport taxes; cost of medical immunizations; items of a personal nature (alcoholic beverages, laundry, etc.).