North Vietnam cycling tour gives you the chance to visit Mai Chau, Cuc Phuong national park, and Tam Coc. This 3 day bike tour is available for both easy and moderate option. The easy cycling tour offers 15 – 25K per day with push bikes. The other tour has 45 – 55K per day with mountain bikes, and backup vehicle.
North Vietnam cycling itinerary
Day 1 – Ha Noi – Mai Chau. Start cycling (L,D).
7:00 a.m you will be met up with Lotussia Travel team at your hotel in Hanoi. Depart for Mai Chau valley. You will travel through tea plantations in Hoa Binh province and continue driving south west to Mai Chau, the gateway to the impressive mountainous area of northern Vietnam. See picturesque scenery with stunning mountain views along the way. Reach to Mai Chau at noon and have lunch in local house.
After lunch, you will start biking on rural roads to Buoc, another Thai village where you will check into a local house for dinner and overnight.
Day 2 : Continue Biking. Mai Chau – Cuc Phuong National Park (B,L,D)
Breakfast in the home-stay stilt-house, then you will start cycling on a beautiful country road through scenic Thai villages and visit a local family in the morning. Enjoy local meal at lunchtime in Thai family before being transferred to Cuc Phuong Park in the late afternoon. Over night in the park.
Day 3: Cycling Cuc Phuong Park – Tam Coc (B,L,D)
A visit Endangered Primate Rescue Center then cycling along the forest road, riding through the jungle to gate of the national park, continue biking to Tam Coc, enjoy rowing boat trip through rice fields and limestone mountains to visit 3 caves in Tam Coc. Overnight in Tam Coc.
Day 4: Continue cycling. Tam Coc – Bich Dong – Hoa Lu – Hanoi (B,L)
Start cycling to Bich Dong. Bich Dong is a pagoda on nearby Ngu Nhac Mountain dating to 1428, comprising three structures: Ha, Trung, and Thuong Pagodas, in ascending order. Then continue riding to Hoa Lu. Arrive Hoa temples and have lunch in a local restaurant in town.
After lunch, continue your bike ride on hilly rural roads before being picked up again by your vehicle and transferred back to Hanoi. You will be dropped off at your hotel in Hanoi. The end of Lotussia Travel service.