TRIBES AND NATIONAL PARK BIKING NORTH VIETNAM
Enjoy the nature of mountains in 4 day biking North Vietnam with terraced rice valleys, the national park with 1000 year old trees, the peaceful Tam Coc sampan boat trip after great cycling at trails across rice fields and mountains. Enjoy the culture of Thai people in Mai Chau, drinking their home wine and seeing their traditional dance.
Why this tours?
- Thai village with their tradition and culture.
- Landscapes like rice terraced fields, rainforest, streams, kasrts typography, etc
- Cuc Phuong National park.
- Peaceful sampan rowing across rice fields in between the mountains.
- Start in Hanoi and finish in Hanoi.
- Total days: 4
- Bikes provided
- Group size: max 10
- Cycling length per day: from 30 to 40 km
- USD 390 per person for group from 4 (please contact for individual booking)
DAY 1: Hanoi – Mai Chau- Pu Luong: White Thai hill tribe, Ma River.
DAY 2: Pu Luong – Cuc Phuong: Kho Muong village, Pho Doan local market, Cuc Phuong National Park
DAY 3: Cuc Phuong: Cuc Phuong National Park
DAY 4: Cuc Phuong – Hoa Lu – Tam Coc – Hanoi: Hoa Lu Old capital, Tam Coc river
Itinerary of HILL TRIBES AND NATIONAL PARK BIKING NORTH VIETNAM
DAY 1: Hanoi – Mai Chau – Pu Luong
Meet your tour guide at the hotel and spend the whole morning on bus to Mai Chau. Enjoy the great view of mountains of karsts typography as entering Hoa Binh.
Have a short refreshment in Mai Chau before a lunch prepared by the host who is a family of White Thai hill tribes. Be ready with your cycling gears and start the Biking North Vietnam at the tribes and national parks by taking a short cycling along an asphalt road paralleling with Ma river. After that, turn to a trail going around hills, passing by rain forests, rice terraced farms, streams, and other beautiful landscape of mountains.
Visit Kho Muong, a peaceful village of Thai people as reaching Pu Luong for overnight.
DAY 2: Pu Luong – Cuc Phuong
Be ready for a long day cycling with more hills up and down and semi-paved roads, as well as dirt trails. Enjoy the spectacular views of mountains and hills, people with buffalos on fields, houses on stilts, etc. Have lunch near Pho Doan market before cycling further at a peaceful road along the river with many stop for photo shots, especially the local houses, people, and their daily life works. In the late afternoon, have a bus transfer heading to Cuc Phuong national park for overnight.
DAY 3: Cuc Phuong National Park
Cuc Phuong is a famous national park of a limestone rain forest with great diversity of fauna and flora. The park remains home for some special primates including langurs, gibbons, macaques and rare-seen birds including red-collared woodpeckers, limestone wren-babblers, fork-tailed sunbirds and many others.
Make full day of cycling in the rain forest, under canopies of old trees makes your lung healthy with fresh air.
DAY 4: Cuc Phuong – Hoa Lu – Tam Coc – Hanoi
Start the cycling today from the overnight place in Cuc Phuong, leaving the rain forest to the rice farms, villages and rivers of Ninh Binh. Arrive Hoa Lu and enjoy a visit to temples whish are remains of a citadels since 10th century. A short cycling across rice fields brings you to a boat quay where we enjoy a 2 hour sampan trip with a rower, going along a canal across rice fields, mountain and caves.
Get a bus transfer back to Hanoi. End of Biking North Vietnam across hill tribes, national parks, and rice fields.
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