Cycle Hanoi - Mai Chau - PuLuong - Ninh Binh

Minimum age
12 years old

Duration
4 days

Tour price
From 362$

Physicality
Medium

Would like to get away from the busy city? This is the cycling tour you will do from Hanoi, taking you to the most fresh-air mountains and national park, stunning scenery, mountain path and avoid the typical tourist things. Enjoy staying at local farmstay to learn the daily life of hill trib minority people, discover the national park and the land of Kong's island. All in five day cycling tour 

TOUR COST:
Group of 7-8 persons: US$ from $362usd
Group of 4-6 persons: US$ from $415usd
Group of 3 persons: US$ from $480usd
Group of 2 persons: US$ from  $520usd
Please contact us to get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs.

Highlights
Interacting with the local hill tribal
Cycle next to the Moutain view valley to Da River
Enjoying the rice paddy-field up on the Top of Pu Luong nature reserve .
Home stay at the Don Village
The floating island on Trang An riverside
Exploring the ruin of the Ancient Capital DInh and Le Temple.
 
Day 1: Hanoi – Mai Chau
7:30am pick you up at the hotel in Hanoi and transfer out of the city to the mountainous province of Hoa Binh by bus. Begin riding bicycle on traffic-free back roads through the villages and sugar-cane fields, meeting friendly local people on the way. You will be journeying towards stunning Mai Chau where lunch will be served with delicious local specialties on a traditional stilt house viewing to the picturesque mountain and rice field. In afternoon, take in the stunning scenery biking around the peaceful Thai ethnic villages and farms. After dinner, you will enjoy the entertainment of a traditional Thai dance performance (optional) and join the locals in a Ruou Can (sweet rice wine) tasting (optional).
Accommodation: on a traditional stilt house/hotelis also available if request!
Meal included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Cycling distance: From 40km to 60km


Day 2: Mai Chau - Puluong - Don village
Set up the bikes and ride the mountain road. Enjoy exploring ethnic minority villages along the way to Ninh Binh. You will be stunned by the little houses looming in the bamboo forest and jungles and the amazing surrounding mountains. There are a couple of steep climbs, but our guide, driver and support van are always ready to assist just in case. Later in the day we will hop back in the van for the drive to Don village.  
Accommodation: in Don village
Meal included: breakfast, lunch
Cycling distance: From 50km to 80km

Day 3 : Don Village  - Trang An – Ninh Binh
Its great to take a slow walk around the village  with your camera to see life going early. We’ll say good bye to our host for our wonderful biking down hill with some spectacular views. Bike upload at the local restaurant before our driving to Trang An world heritage site. We’ll do the boat ride along the meandering stream with towering limestone mountain peaks and row through some limetone caves too. We arrive to hotel at late afternoon at around 5pm. Riding distance : from 30km to 40km or even longer - depend on how far you would like to bike.

Day 4 : Ninh Binh – Ha Noi
This morning you’ll cycle from Ninh Binh to cross Tam Coc Cave to visit Bich Dong pagoda  then riding back to visit Bai Dinh, in nearby Trang An. You will also cycle to Hoa Lu, the ancient capital of Vietnam under the 10th-century Dinh Dynasty, the remains of which can be seen in the lasting beautiful archways and temples. Here you’ll take a lunch break at the Dinh or the Le Temple. Riding distance: from 30 km to 40km or even longer - depend on how far you would like to bike.

 

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