Incredible Northeast Cycling Tour 9days
Route: Hanoi- Thai Nguyen – Bac Son – Cao Bang – Ban Gioc Waterfall – Ba Be National Park – Na Hang Nature Reserve – Vinh Loc – Thac Ba water rerservoir – Hanoi.
09 day cycling in North East Vietnam is incredible way to explore the most fascinating scenery and cultural treasure of hill tribe people. Our cycling trip will start from Hanoi city, we set off our way to North East Vietnam. In our tour you will not only explore untouched region of ,Bac Son and Cao Bang, Admire three amazing National Parks- Ba Be – Na Hang and Thac Ba , you also visit and meet hospitable people . Cycling and kayaking in Ba Be Lake is brilliant experience. Vietnam’s largest natural lake, Ho Ba Be forms the core of the delightful Ba Be National Park, a feast of limestone and tropical forest. Enclosed by steep, densely wooded slopes breaking out here and there into white limestone cliffs, the lake is 7km long, up to 30m deep and a kilometre wide in parts. A few islands decorate the surface., cycling on tarmac road through Na Hang to Thac Ba and Vu Linh Eco-villages, you will opportunity in admiring breathtaking scenery, pristine nature and capture stunning limestone mountain panoramas.
Note: Hotels are subject to change due to availability. In that case we will choose equivalent accommodation.
Meals: if you have any specific food requirements ( vegetarian, vegan, food allergies) please inform us in advance so that we can provide notice to our restaurant, tour guide, our partners so that they can server you better. If you are a food lover, TLV Adventure tours can be your culinary guide and provide you opportunity to savor tempting local food and world famous – dishes
Day 1: Hanoi Arrival
Welcome to Vietnam. Arriving at Noi Bai International Airport, TLV Adventure Tour guide and driver will greet and pick you up to the hotel at the heart of Hanoi capital. Hanoi, the antique and dynamic city of Vietnam, reserves a unique old world charm and several of the most striking colonial architecture of Asia. After the checking-in,Take relax by your own and do briefing itinerary with our guide for coming days. enjoy a cyclo ride through the bustling streets in the Old Quarter to discover the ancient and modern beauty of Hanoi. After the tour, you will be warmly welcome with a special welcoming dinner in a typical Vietnamese food restaurant. Stay overnight in Hanoi :
Day 2 :Thai nguyen – Bac son
After hearty breakfast in Hotel, you will clear the bill and do check out, and preparing cycling suit for our cycling challenge. Our driver will take you out of bustling city to Thai Nguyen Province, arriving Thai Nguyen, you will visit one of amazing hill tribal minority museum where you can get the first sight and vision of 54 difference ethnic minorities of Vietnam. You definitively know how to regconize which they are on cycling road in coming days. Our first cycling day will start pedaling in Thai Nguyen to Bac Son Town Bac Son town in the northern mountainous province of Lang Son, exposes in a vast valley surrounded by stretching mountains, creating poetic scenery.stay overnight in hotel/ homestay.
Day 3: Bac son _ Quang Uyen
Get up early in the morning to admire the peaceful villages, explore the daily life of local people. Taste local pan cake for breakfast. We start cycling through incredible valley to visit one of the first historical relic Bac Son museum where displays documents, picture and somes objects relate to Vietminh revolution against French 27th September, 1940. We continue to ascend long climb to That khe junction for picnic lunch. After lunch, we keep riding on Route 3 head to Cao Bang. Upon Dong Khe, the shuttle bus take us to Hotel. Have dinner and stay overnight in DUY HUONG HOTEL.
Day 4: Quang Uyen – Ban Gioc
After hearty breakfast in hotel, we pay visit local market to learn about the local production or taking pictures with friendly people, commence to ride from hotel cross Gam river head to east direction to Ban Gioc Water fall, we ride on tarmac road with stunning scenic beauty, fascinating kast mountain ranges dotted with hill tribal villages. We also conquere 7 km stiff pass before desending to Quang Uyen town. Upon arriving in Quang Uyen, we cycle on undulating road through numerous hill tribal villages, stop for lunch enroute. After lunch, we continue to ride and admire on newly paved road to Ban Gioc water Fall. Have dinner and stay over night in Sai Gon Ban Gioc Resort.
Day 5: Ban Gioc – Cao Bang
Get up early in the moring to expose the fascinated nature, walking down to discovery the magnificient water Fall. Back to Hotel for breakfast, we start pedaling from Hotel on the frontier road to Pac Po where President Hochiminh used to living and working for three years since 1940 – 1943, after 30 years living in abroad. Spending the time to visit Hochiminh historical relics such as Coc Po Cave, Lenin spring water, Carcmark mountain . keep riding on Hochiminh Route back to Cao Bang, have lunch enroute. Upon arriving in Cao bang, take the time to explore city and villages nearby.
Day 6: Cao Bang – Ba Be
After having hearty breakfast in hotel, we commence riding from hotel on tarmac road to BaBe national Park. Crossing bridge and turn off the country road ,we ride on paved village road until we meet national road 209 then turn right. Keep riding on tarmac road along the river to Bac Can. On the way, you are rewarded by stunning scenery, breaktaking limestone mountain view and magnificent rice terraces. Have lunch enroute. After filling up- engery. We kick off our bike un undulating road to Ba Be Lake.
Ba Be National Park is one of the oldest parks in Vietnam with stunning mountain scenery covered by semi tropical monsoon rainforest and claims the largest natural fresh water lake in the country. The area is home to a variety of minorities including the Tay, Red Dao, Coin Dao and White H’mong.
Day 7: Ba Be – Na Hang Nature Reserve – Vinh Loc
Get up early in the morning to enjoy pristine nature of Ba Be National Park and sounding from birds and monkeys inside the jungle. Have breakfast in hotel. We commence cycling from Hotel, passing the National park to Boat wharf and spending over one hour to discovery picturesque scenery of Ba Be Lake. It is blessed with breathtaking scenic beauty, lush jungle and stunning limestone panoramas. Cycling on the single dirt track to Dau Dang Water Fall and take another Boat trip to Da vi and Na Hang water reservoir. Cycling on tarmac road with some hills and passes on the way to Vinh Loc. Arriving in Vinh Loc do check in and have dinner in local hotel.
Day 8: Vinh Loc – Tuyen Quang – Vu linh
Starting riding from Hotel on tarmac road lead to Tuyen Quang and Thac Ba Water Reservoir. On the way you are fascinated by lush scenery and hill tribe villages. meeting with school kid on the way to school or back school with bid sound “hello” you. We ride from village to another one to learn their daily life of ethnic minorities people. Arriving in Thac Ba Reservoir Lake late afternoon. Take bamboo raft to Lavie resort. Dinner and stay overnight in Resort.
Day 9: Vu Linh – Son Duong – Hanoi
Pedaling around the quaint village and turn off to the tarmac road to the town,stop to visit early morning local market on sideroad. Crossing the bridge and cycle along river on paved road to Son Duong. Upon arrving on town.have lunch and take transfer to Hanoi. Finish our cycling trip in the Northeast Vietnam.
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