16 Days
Duration
Moderate, Difficulty
Physicality
HANOI, MOC CHAU,MAI CHAU, HANG VILLAGES,KHOO MUONG VILLAGE, HIEU VILLAGE,NUA VILLAGE,CAM LUONG,CUC PHUONG NATIONAL PARK,TRANG AN,NINH BINH, HAIPHONG, HALONG,KAYAKING,CAT BA,CYCLING
Location
Year-round
Dates

Northern Vietnam Multi Sport Tour 16days

trekking in Phu Luong Nature Reserve is the best way to explore and discover the core of nature Reserve. The adventerous people have chance to admire untouched region with unique culture of Thai and muong hill tribes villages. Trekking (trekking tours) and staying with hill tribe people is flexible way to interact and share cultural value with each others.

Tour included in:

English speaking cycling guide ( other languages upon requests)
Accommodations are based on double/ twin occupancy
Meals details in itineraries (15 breakfast, 15 lunches, 15 dinners)
A/C transfer/ and transportation
Van or bus supported during the cycling times.
Truck supported for the group size from 6 and above.
Trek mountain bikes – 4300 with disc brake and helmets
Sightseeing excursions as outlined itineraries
Bike tour pump, bike tools, spares tubes, spare bikes
First aid kit
Cold water box, small fresh towel.
Mineral water for drinking
Fruit and snack for cycling days

Additional information

DestinationVietnam

DAY 1: HANOI – ARRIVAL:

Welcome to Vietnam (Vietnam Adventure Tours). Arriving at Noi Bai International Airport,TLV Adventure Tour guide and driver will greet and pick you up to the hotel at the heart of Hanoi capital. Hanoi, the antique and dynamic city of Vietnam, reserves a unique old world charm and several of the most striking colonial architecture of Asia. After the checking-in,Take relax by your own and do briefing itinerary with our guide for coming days. enjoy a cyclo ride through the bustling streets in the Old Quarter to discover the ancient and modern beauty of Hanoi. After the tour, you will be warmly welcome with a special welcoming dinner in a typical Vietnamese food restaurant. Stay overnight in Hanoi:

DAY 2: HANOI – CITY TOUR

Hanoi city tour – ½ day city with bus support and ½ cycling tour for warming up.
After hearty breakfast in hotel, our guide and supported bus meet you at 7:30 Am at lobby and commence to explore Hanoi city and visit some welknown historical relics such such Hochiminh’s Mausoleum , his Former Stilt-house Residence, the Presidential Palace and One Pillar Pagoda. Keep going to see the Temple of Literature: Originally built as a temple to Confucius, this is the site of Vietnam’s first university dating back to 1070. The temple highlights the importance that Vietnamese society placed then and now on education. We will visit one of the most interesting museums in Vietnam, Museum of Ethnology, which is widely acknowledged as the best in the country and has an extensive display dedicated to Vietnam’s 54 Ethnic minority people. Have lunch in Local restaurant. After lunch, we change cycling suite and learn the code of cycling safety, the habit of Vietnamese transportation. Especially, we learn how to use the gear and brakes before starting cycling tour in Hanoi. Leaving the bustle and hustle of city behind, We commence riding in less traffic and through botanical garden, kumquat tree, bonsai gardens and banana farms. You will be feel free to enjoy and explore another side of Hanoi city. We ride along the bank of the Red River on dirt road and single track lead to Long Bien Bridge – one of the landmark of Hanoi. Cycling on Long Bien Bridge back to Old quarter to discover 36 ancient streetS and Dong Xuan market. Come back to hotel for taking shower and relax. we will have chance to enjoy the unique Water Puppet show to hear to know Vietnamese traditional instruments andsinging from the live musicians who play throughout the show. Have dinner in local restaurant. Stay overnight in Hoa Binh hotel,
Notes: Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum opening time: Open from Tuesday to Thursday and weekends from 8am to 11pm. Closed on Mondays and Fridays. The mausoleum is closed for two months of the year, usually October and November, when Ho Chi Minh’s body is maintenance. Ethnology Museum is closed on Mondays.

DAY 3: HANOI – MOC CHAU

After hearty breakfast in hotel, our shuttle bus take us out of bustling city to Cycling point. Upon arriving, we will fix our gear, learn how to ride safely , and some rudes of cycling in Vietnam. We commence riding on good paved road and single track trail , passing many coin and sugar cain fields. On the way you will admire alluring nature and breathtaking scenery. Have lunch enroute. After lunch. We continue to ride on single track lead to Da River, enjoy dreamlike scenery and sublime mountains ranges dotted with peaceful villages and green tea farm on the way to Hotel. Arriving Hotel, do check in and relax.

DAY 4: MOC CHAU – MAI CHAU

Located at 1340 metrescompare sea level, Moc Chau is one of the most pristine beautiful plateaus in the North mountainous region that brings the amazing attraction for all classes of people even for hard-to-pleasure tourists. The road between Moc Chau and Son La is mazing with picturesque scenic beauty and diversified ethnic cultures. Beside. Moc Chau is well – known for green tea and milk production. Cycling adventure tours is one of the most fascinating way to explore marvelous scenery, interact with hill tribe people and admire pristine nature in and around Moc Chau. Our cycling tour will depart from hotel to green tea farms and tea workshop to learn the process of how to make green tea and then we ride on single track, dirt road, passing a vast green tea farms to colourful flowers gardens or tropical fruit gardens. Stopping en route for tasting fresh cow milk and and green tea herb. Our cycling continue decsending on old National way No 6 to Bai Sang and Mai Chau. You have opportunity in exploring sublime limestone mountain range and picturesque scenery dotted with Thai and Muong hill tribes in hillside. Have lunch enroute. After lunch, we keep riding down to Bai Sang and turn right to Mai Chau Town. Upon arriving in Sol Bungalow, do check in and relax on swimming pool. Dinner and enjoy alive performance music of Thai people.

DAY 5: MAI CHAU – HANG VILLAGES

Waking up you early in the morning by birds and chicken sounding, you will be treated by Thai traditional cake for breakfast with hot coffee and tea. After hearty breakfast, we cycle through different villages on a mix of good single track paths link from villages to anothers, the view are stunning as the ride passes and cross lush rice paddies./ Unique to this area are fan palms, grown specifically to use for roofing.We pass hot springs, cycle cross suspension bridges and follow the contours around beautiful terraced rice fields. We stop for lunch en route in local family. After lunch, we cycle back road, single tracks, buffalo trails through rice terraced fields and bamboo forest and Bamboo chopstick production workshop to Hang Villages. Arriving in Eco homestay late afternoon. We have do check in and dinner with local family. Stay overnight in Homestay.

DAY 6: HANG TREK TO KHO MUONG VIILAGE

Three days trekking in Phu Luong Nature Reserve is the best way to explore and discover the core of nature Reserve. The adventerous people have chance to admire untouched region with unique culture of Thai and muong hill tribes villages. Trekking and staying with hill tribe people is flexible way to interact and share cultural value with each others. Our trekking tour will depart from Homestay. After hearty breakfast with Host and learn about how to trek safetly, we commence hike through Hang Village to rice terrace, we hike along the stream and cross the tream to another the side of villages. On the way you will be impressive on scenic beauty of nature and picturesque rice terrace, limestone panoramas.have picnic lunch en route. After lunch, we continue to hike on disused unpaved French road – original Hochiminh Trail for three kilometres before going down another villages and hike on muddy path lead to Kho Muong Eco homestay. Upon arriving in Kho Muong, take time to wander around the village to witness daily life of Thai people or explore beautiful cave nearby. Have dinner and stay overnight with Thai Family. Trekking time: 7- 8 hours: / distance 16km

DAY 7: KHOO MUONG VILLAGE – HIEU VILLAGE

Today is hard and longest day in our trekking route. However, it is blessed with rich forest and breathtaking scenery, alluring rice terrace , brilliant watefall in Hieu village. Having breakfast with family, we commence to hike on dirt road, passing the core of Phu Luong Nature Reserve. We have chance to meet some hill tribe villages and schools, clinic on the way . sometimes we keep hiking through rice paddies, crossing stream to anotherside of villages. Have picnic lunch en route. Following to lunch , we continue to hike through somne village to Hieu village. Upon arriving, we will enjoy fresh nature and cool waterfall nearby. Have dinner and stayover night in Eco homestay Hieu village. Trekking time 7- 8 hours: / distance 15km

DAY 8: HIEU – NUA VILLAGE

To day is last day in our trekking route. We get up early to observe daily life of Thai people. Or attend to make pan cake , banana cake with honey for breakfast. we enjoy breakfast with host then trek from Homestay to Hin Village . we hike through villages and rice paddy to valley and keep hiking on hillside to Nua Village. You are impressive on a wide lush valley of Thai people. Upon arriving in Eco Nua village, we take refreshment by swimming in tream upwards villages. Have dinner with local family.
Trekking time: 6 hours / distance : 12 km

DAY 9: NUA VILLAGE – CAM LUONG – CUC PHUONG NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast with the Host, Say good bye them, we start early to ride back road to Pho Doan, the township of Phu Luong Narture Reserver, if lucky, we can visit and take photo at colourful tribal market before crossing the bridge , we ride on corridor path of Nature Reserver , through sugarcane fields, corn farm dotted with Thai and Muong Tribes villages led to Cam Luong, we are rewarded by spectacular scenery, meeting friendly local villagers. We reach to Ho Chi Minh Trail at noon. Lunchmeal at local restaurant in Kim Tan town, Afterlunch, we continue to ride 45 km more on a mix of good single track and undulating paths . The view are stunning as the rider passes through villages and across rice paddies, sugerccane and cassava farms . Arriving in Cuc Phuong National Park at late afternoon, check in and take a rest until dinner times. Accommodation at Cuc Phuong Guest houses or Bangalow

DAY 10: CUC PHUONG – TRANG AN – NINH BINH

After breakfast, our minibus take us into the depth of forest. From the center of the Park, we will cycle along canopied forest trails and through primitive jungle – an exclusive, tourist – free route, all the way to
the gate of National park. Stop for refreshment, then we visit the Endangered primate Rescure Center. The day’s cycling continues onto Dong Giao – pineapple plantation where you can enjoy fresh pineapple from local farmers selling on sideroad. We ride out of plantation to Tamdiep Township, transfer to Tam Coc for
Lunch. After lunch, we ride through magnificient limestone mountains rise up majestically from the green rice paddies, streams to Tram Chim Nature Reserve. Upon arrival, we take relax or wander around to encounter different birds in here. Dinner and stay overnight in Resort

DAY 11: NINH BINH – HAIPHONG – HALONG

After having breakfast in hotel, our shuttle bus transfer to Halong Bay via Haiphong city. Today is free cycling day. You can enjoy stunning scenery of Red River Delta through window and relax your leg for next day. Upon arriving in Hung Ha Thai Binh, we take short break for tea and coffee then continue your jouney to Halong Bay. right after in Halong wharf, do check in and get on boat to explore Halong Bay and Bai Tu Long 3 days/ 2 nights

DAY 12: HALONG EXPLORING – KAYAKING (kaykaking tours)

Route: Cap La – Cong Dam – Dinner in Thien Canh Son Cave
07.30 – 08.00: Morning view of Bay’s landscape with a cup of tea or coffee. Have breakfast in the fresh air.
08.30 – 09.00: Start cruising to Cong Dam while discovering geological values of Bai Tu Long Bay.
09.00 – 11.00: Enjoy kayaking through the hidden lagoons and geological park in Cong Dam. Go swimming in the crystal water.
11.30 – 14.00: Back to junk for lunch and relaxing.
14.00 – 19.00: Cruise to Hon Co Island for swimming or kayaking to discover the stunning scenery of the Bay.
19.00 – 21.00: Explore the well- hidden and have a deluxe dinner in Thien Canh Son cave. Overnight in Cong Do area.

DAY 13: HALONG – CAT BA – CYCLING

Router: Cong Do – Vung Vieng – Hon Gai Harbour
07.30: Enjoy fresh air & gentle breeze of the bay in morning. Have breakfast on board.
07.30 – 08.45: Cruise to Vung Vieng fishing village.
09:00: Visit Vung Vieng fishing village by a rustic row-boat, meet the local people and pass through the floating school and fish farms.
10.15: Check out of the cabin, start cruising towards the harbor.
11:00: Have lunch on board. Arriving in Harbour, you will be transfered by small boat to Gia Luan dock. Our bike is already for you once you arrive.We start riding from Gia Luan through Cat Ba National Park back to the Town, on the way we conquer some stiff passes. However, you are rewarded by captivating scenic beauty and thrilling soaring mountain.Arrivin in Cat Ba town, you are free to explore the town or go to swim on beach. Have dinner and stayover night in Cat Ba

DAY 14: CAT BA – CYCLING – TREKKING

After breakfast in Hotel, we starting riding from Hotel to Cat ba National Park, on the way we conquere three passes before rolling to Cat Ba National park. Upon arriving in Park, we leave the bikes and trekking inside jungle to discover the biodiversity values of national park and climb on the peak to take overview of Cat Ba and Halong Bay also. Riding bike back Town by another hilly road. Have lunch enroute, have free time in afternoon. Dinner and stay overnight in Cat Ba town.

DAY 15: CAT BA – HAI PHONG – HANOI

Today is the last day of cycling in Red River Delta, you have time to explore the daily life of local fishmen and experience interesting activities on the way back to Hanoi.We start cycling from Hotel follow the coast and hilly road lead to Cai Vieng Commune and Viet Hai fishsauce villges. We take two public ferries before landing on Hai Phong city.Arriving in Dinh Vu international sea Port, Have lunch in seafoods restaurant.
After lunch time, we take short transfer out of bustling city and then cycle back to Hanoi via Hai Duong Province.Ariving in Hanoi late afternoon, do check in and have relax by yourself.Farewell dinner is arranged for your group. Stay in Hanoi

DAY 16: HANOI DEPARTURE

Have breakfast in hotel and free shopping until departure time to airport
We finish our service and thank you very much for joining cycling tour with us.

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