Cycling with kayaking in Bai Tu Long and Cat Ba 6days
6 Day Halong cycling and kayaking tour offers one of the best spectacular way to explore Vietnam rural area and Bai Tu Long by your own way. Cycling on scenic route to admire the tranquil villages, passing lush green rice paddy, meeting and talking with friendly people on the way or visiting in magical temples to learn about its background. Our journey continue to Bai Tu Long Bay. Bai Tu Long is still an uncharted bay in Halong, offering a chance to get “off the beaten track”, visit fishing villages and discover the secrets of the sea. while cycling on scenic route through Cat Ba Nattional Park, you will be rewarded by lush mountain range, breathtaking scenery . Stop on the way to visit National park to learn about the diversity of fauna and flora of the tropical forest. Our cycling journey continue on tarmac road before conquering at least two steep passes on the way down to Cat Ba town.. Moreover, cycling in rural area of HaiPhong city, you will have different images of rural area of Vietnam .
DAY 1: HANOI – PHU LANG VILLAGE – BAI TU LONG
The shutte bus take us to Halong Bay via Hai Duong, on the way you have good chance to explore and admire the vast rice paddies in Northern Vietnam. Upon arrival in cycling point, fix your bike and check the gear, learn the safety codes on the road of Vietnam. We kick off our pedal to ride through countryside, passing many peaceful villages, along the bank of River, meeting school kid on the way with big sound Hello you. Or you can stop in local market to meet friendly people and learn about their daily life, local productions. We ride to Phu Lang Traditional Ceramic Village where you can capture skillful hand made paitings, pottery, vase.. especially, you are captivated by ceramic painting with different motif and subjects.. Our cycling tour continue to ride along the bank of the river and turn off to village road to break point. We meet again bus and tranfer to Halong Bay. Upon arriving in checking point, we meet our cruise team to check in and
board on boat for three days two nights exploring Halong Bay. Have lunch and dinner on boat
12.30 – 13.00 : Check-in, enjoy welcome drink & cruise briefing.
13.30 – 15.00 : Have lunch while cruising to magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay; admire the fascinating formations.
15.00 – 16.30 : Cruise to Cap La, Tra San.
16.30 – 17.30 : Enjoy paddling around Cap La and Tra San by kayak.
17.45 – 19.00 : Back to junk for swimming or relaxing.
19.00 – 21.00 : Have dinner and overnight on board in Cong Do.
DAY 2 CAP LA – HAI QUAN – VUNG VIENG – 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.
08.15 – 09.15 : Start cruising to Vung Vieng.
09.30 – 10.30 : Visit Vung Vieng fishing village by a rustic row-boat, meet the local people and pass through the floating school and fish farms.
10.30 – 11.30 : Reach to Hon Co Island for swimming or relaxing. Explore the well- hidden Thien Canh Son cave.
12.00 – 13.30 : Have a BBQ lunch and relax on a wild beach or in Thien Canh Son cave (Depending on the availability and weather condition).
13.45 – 15.45 : Back to junk for relaxing while cruising to Cong Do area
16.00 – 17.30 : Enjoy swimming or kayaking through Cong Do and Thay cave area
19.00 – 21.00 : Have dinner & overnight on board.
DAY 3: CONG DO – HON GAI HARBOUR – GIA LUAN – CAT BA NATIONAL PARK
07.30 – 08.00 : Enjoy fresh air & gentle breeze of the bay in morning. Have breakfast on board.
08.30 – 09.30 : Free time for swimming & relaxing.
10.00 : Check out of the cabin. Start cruising towards the harbor while an A la carte lunch is served. We change day boat trip to Gia Luan wharf. . 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 steep 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 4: CAT BA CYCLING AND 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 5: CAT BA – HAI PHONG CITY
We start cycling from Hotel follow the coast and hilly road lead to Cai Vieng Commune and Viet Hai fishsauce villages. 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 on back road around Hai Phong suburban and countryside. Enjoy pristine nature and maverlous scenery. Transfer back to Hotel for relax , enjoy dinner in local restaurant.
DAY 6: HAI PHONG COUNTRYSIDE – THANH MIEN – HANOI CITY.
Have hearty breakfast in hotel, we take short transfer out of bustling city, upon arriving cycling we, we commence riding on scenic road through beautiful villages and fishing farms,. Meet and talk with local people on the way , crossing the bridge to Tien Lang District where you enjoy leisurely ride around the exotic villages, try your handebar whilst riding on dirt road, canal way along the rice paddy. Stop on the way to take photo and observe tobaco farms. Our cycling journey continue to Thanh Mien on tarmac road, stop in Bird parks to witness thousand of different birds flying around the lake. Keep riding on village road to Hung Yen and Van Giang where our bus is waiting . take transfer the rest distance to Hanoi city.
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