Vietnam Red River Delta Cycling Tour – 7 days
This is a fantastic way to see northern Vietnam – you require a reasonable level of fitness, however the roads are mostly flat and easy to ride. By taking to the roads and cycling from the capital Hanoi to the former Imperial capital of Hue, you will see life as it truly. Our fleet of modern European road bikes ensures you get the most out of the trip in terms of comfort and enjoyment. Vietnam Red River Delta Cycling Tour .
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This is a real cycle tour in the Red river delta and northern part of Vietnam . Starting in Hanoi, we take the minbus to NinhNinh and discover the rocks mountain, Tamcoc that called Halong bay in Land. You have also a chance to discover the Halong bay Worl Heritage and taking boat cruise to Catba island . This is a We ride just over 350 kilometres on a mixture of trails that range form dirt tracks to asphalt. This is a mountain tour with some tough climbs and participants should be fit and experienced riders. The reward for riding in remote areas is empty roads and incomparable views. For those that enjoy riding in the mountains, this tour is the ultimate cycling adventure and highly recommended. Accommodation is in standard tourist class hotels and the riders are supported by sturdy passenger vans.
Day 1: Hanoi – Xuan Mai – Ninh Binh ( L,D) ( 70 km )
Day 2: Ninh Binh – Trang An – PhatDiem – Ninh Binh ( B,L,D) ( 60Km )
Day 3: Ninh Binh – Hai Phong – Halong (B,L,D) ( 70km )
Day 4: Ha Long – Cat Ba ( B,L,D) ( 30km )
Day 5: Cat Ba Island ( B,L ) ( 30km )
Day 6: Cat Ba – Hai Phong – Ha Noi (B,L) ( 40km )
Day 7: Ha Noi – Departure (B)
Day 1: Hanoi – Xuan Mai – Ninh Binh ( L,D) ( Biking 70 km )
7h00 Am : Pick up at your hotel or we may pick up from the airport port. A few hour drive takes us to Xuan Mai before we set off on a half day cycling through the breathtaking mountainous region to Ninh Binh
Town (70 km). On our journey there are some opportunities to see ethnic minority people, all friendly and welcoming. Overnight in Ninh Binh.
Day 2: Ninh Binh – Trang An – PhatDiem – Ninh Binh ( B,L,D) ( Biking 60Km )
Heading out of Ninh Binh Town we embark on a boat trip in Trang An, passing through the picturesque landscape of rice fields surrounded by limestone formations with magnificent caves. The afternoon we pedal south to visit Phat Diem church complex (40 km). Overnight in Ninh Binh.
Day 3: Ninh Binh – Hai Phong – Halong (B,L,D) ( Biking 70km )
An early morning start to pedal through the rich farming land of the Red River Delta to Hai Phong. Stop at PhoMinh pagoda and Tran Temple in Nam Dinh. The journey is long but road conditions ameliorated will allow you have more time at every stops. Today is a long day visit farmers at work and local homes. We continue our journey to Ha Long Bay (70 km) by minbus . Views of sailing junks navigating past over 3,000 limestone islands and out crops jutting out of the clear and emerald water of the bay are nothing short of spectacular. Overnight in Ha Long.
Day 4: Ha Long Cruise – Cat Ba ( B,L,D) ( Biking 30 km )
Am : Breafast at hotel . Ha Long Bay is one of Vietnam ‘s most impressive scenic sights. After a short transfer from the town, we embark on a cruise out to explore the world natural heritage dotted with some thousands of rock formations. Along the way we will anchor for a leisurely swim in a secluded cove and a seafood lunch on boat. Transfer by Tuan Chau ferry to Cat Ba island . Biking from Gia Luan to hotel in Catba town . Overnight in Cat Ba.
Day 5: Cat Ba Island ( B,L ) ( Biking 30km )
The primeval forest and the tranquil town make Cat Ba Island one of Vietnam ‘s delightful places. We spend a halfday cycling in Cat Ba, visiting the national park, the central market and the fishing port. The reminder of today is free to relax on a beach. Tonight explore dinner by yourself . Overnight in Cat Ba.
Day 6: Cat Ba – Hai Phong – Ha Noi (B,L ) ( 40km )
In the morning we take public ferry back to Hai Phong. You can ride 15km on CatHai island before landing. Then we continue your bike trip more 30km then take a bus back to Ha Noi ), stopping at Bat Trang Pottery village. Overnight in Ha Noi.
Day 7: Ha Noi – Departure (B)
There is a free time to further explore Ha Noi. The tour ends after your transfer to Noi Bai Airport for departure.
Tour Price : 825 Usd / Person
Tour Cost includes:
* Bike and Helmet
• All hotels (twin share ) and meals specified
• Support by a/c vehicles or bus
• Boat ticket back from Catba island to Haiphong
• Private junk in Halong bay and ferry to Catba island.
• All water and snacks whilst riding
• All entrances and sites mentioned
• Vietnamese English speaking guide
• All meals mentioned B = Breakfast , L = Lunch , D = Dinner
Tour Cost excludes:
• International Flights
• Departure Tax
• Visa Fees
• Alcoholic, and other beverages in the evenings
• Tips for guides.
• Personal travel insurance
• Any services not mentioned in itinerary
Things to be prepared:
2. Small backpack
3. Shoes and shorts for cylcing
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