Discover the verdant landscape in North Vietnam
Enjoy the peaceful and unspoilt settings
Experience Vietnam for all the family

North Vietnam Cycle

Duration
5 days
Site savings
$13
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$637 USD

During this 5 day tour, you will cycle on quiet roads through stunning scenery and traditional villages. Perfect for the active adventurer, this trip will have you biking through the best of northern Vietnam, passing the limestone karsts of the Mai Chau area and cycling through small villages for an authentic taste of Vietnam. You will overnight at a local Thai minority family’s homestay and learn more about their rural way of life. The highlight of the tour will be riding to remote villages in Pu Luong and arriving at Cuc Phuong National Park. There will also be an unforgettable visit to Trang An, more commonly known as the Ha Long Bay of the land.

  • Category
    Adventurous
  • Type
    Fully Guided
  • Duration
    5 days
  • Culture Level
    Adventurous
  • Skill Level
    3 - Intermediate
  • Activity Level
    3 - Active
  • Elevation
    3 - Intermediate
  • Terrain
    Mixed
  • Distance
    237.4 miles
  • Avg. Daily Distance
    39.8 miles
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Quick Stats

  • Duration
    5 days
  • Main Destination
    Northern Vietnam
  • Distance
    237.4 miles
  • Avg. Daily Distance
    39.8 miles
  • Elevation
    3 - Intermediate
  • Terrain
    Mixed

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Itinerary Details

  1. Day 1Hanoi - HoaBinh - Mai Chau

    Breakfast then an early morning transfer to Hoa Binh, a beautiful valley surrounded by spectacular karst rock formations and picturesque rice paddies. Bike along an asphalt road through Thai villages and across rice paddies to Lac village.

    • 44.7 miles
    • Traditional house home stay in Mai Chau
    • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  2. Day 2Mai Chau - Pu Luong

    After breakfast you will ride to Co Luong then continue off-road to Kho Muong with vehicle support on standby  ( +-26 km/16 mi off-road ), making this a day not to be forgotten.

    You will finish the day with a stunning descent on a winding road into Kho Muong village.

    • 31.1 miles
    • Homestay in Kho Muong village
    • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  3. Day 3Pu Luong – Ngoc Lac

    After breakfast in villages , you will cycle uphill then go down the mountain from Pho Doan to Ngoc Lac, one of the most beautiful terraced rice fields in Vietnam. Riding on flat road to Ngoc Lac .

    • 46.6 miles
    • Small hotel in Ngoc Lac
    • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  4. Day 4Ngoc Lac – Cuc Phuong

    Breakfast. Cycle to Cuc Phuong National Park on Ho Chi Minh highway. Cuc Phuong Park is Vietnam's largest national park and one of the most vital for biodiversity.

    • 44.7 miles
    • Cuc Phuong Park Guest House
    • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  5. Day 5Cuc Phuong – Hoa Lu – Ninh Binh- Hanoi

    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 Kenh Ga. Lunch, then transfer to Hanoi.

    • 37.3 miles
    • Hotel in Ninh Binh
    • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner