9 Days
Duration
Moderate
Physicality
Luang Prabang , Nong Khiaw , Muang Khua ,Dien Bien Phu , Tuan Giao , Son La , Moc Chau , Mai Chau , Cuc Phuong , Hanoi
Location
Year-round
Dates

Laos to Vietnam Mountain Bike Tour 9Days

Itinerary: Luang Prabang – Nong Khiaw – Muang Khua – Dien Bien Phu – Tuan Giao – Son La – Moc Chau – Mai Chau – Cuc Phuong – Hanoi

Highlights: Explore the most secret areas of Laos and Vietnam with a mountain bike between the two heritage towns Luang Prabang and Hanoi…Travel with your mountain bike from Laos to Vietnam on less traveled roads. this is probably the best border crossing ride for cyclists, who enjoy cycling in mountainous surroundings. The ever changing and often spectacular landscapes and multi diversity in ethnic groups makes every day different. Luang Prabang, Dien Bien Phu and Hanoi are the cultural historical highlights of this tour Starting in the World Heritage town of Luang Prabang and ending in the vibrant city Hanoi , this is probably the best border crossing ride for cyclists who enjoy cycling in mountainous surroundings. The ever changing and often spectacular landscape and multi diversity in ethnic groups makes every day different. Luang Prabang, Dien Bien Phu and Hanoi are the cultural historical highlights of this tour. Other highlights are a boat ride on the Nam Ou river in Laos and a visit to Cuc Phuong National Park in Vietnam

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DestinationLaos, Vietnam
Day 1: Luang Prabang – Nong Khiaw 70 km.
After a one hour transfer, start cycling along the Nam Ou River to Pak Mong village, where will stop for lunch. In the afternoon, the landscape getting more spectacular while entering an area with huge limestone mountains.
B-D Overnight in a resort
Day 2: Nong Khiaw – Muang Khua boat ride on the Nam Ou River
Today, a spectacular boat ride (4 to 5 hours) over the Nam Ou River through a remote area. On the way, we will stop in some remote villages.
B-D Overnight in   guesthouse
Day 3: Muang Khua – Vietnamese border 60 km and transfer to Dien Bien Phu
Today, a challenging cycling day brings us in Vietnam . Most of the day, we cycling through primary forest and passing some hill tribe villages.After border crossing, the Vietnamese agent will pick you up and transfer to Dien Bien Phu. The city is well known through out the world as a battle field in the first Indochina War and the French found here their Waterloo . The city is located in Muong Thanh Valley famous for its tasty rice and Thai minority traditional dance. B-D Overnight in hotel.
Day 4: Dien Bien Phu – Tuan Giao 80 km
Cycling from Dien Bien Phu to Tuan Giao after breakfast we have easy ride 80 km through many Thai villages to Tuan Giao (one climb mt. pass 15 km outside Dien Bien). B-D Overnight is basic guesthouse
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Day 5: Tuan Giao – Son La 70 km
Cycling from Tuan Giao to Son La After a short transfer to the Pha Din pass (heaven and earth pass) to the summit of 1450 m, you will start the day with a 15 km down hill. Nice landscape of green rice fields and karst valley. Light traffic, wandering water buffaloes, Thai and Hmong kids.
B-D Overnight in Hotel
Day 6: Son La – Moc Chau 80 km
After a short transfer, a less hilly day in store but no less spectacular as we head off gradually downhill, our roads overshadowed by karst cliffs. After lunch, continuing through lush, terraced rice paddies against the jagged cliff backdrop.
B-D Overnight in Guesthouse
Day 7: Moc Chau – Mai Chau 67 km
After a hearty breakfast we set off on a testing yet spectacular day, the majority of which is uphill! Cycling on a narrow, quiet back road we head in to a region predominantly populated by Black Thai minority cultures. As we near Mai Chau, situated at 1000m, we pass through plum orchards and corn and tea plantations.
B-D Overnight in homestay
Day 8: MaiChau – Cuc Phuong 80 km
After a early morning transfer, start cycling on country lanes and backroads to Cuc Phuong National Park . The scenery is timeless, and photo opportunities bountiful as you pedal through a working landscape of people and crops. Cuc Phuong is one of Vietnam ‘s most important nature reserves and contains the country’s largest area of primary forest. Visit the Primate Rescue Centre and learn about the plight of endangered species such as the Cat Ba Langur.
B-D Overnight in Bungalow
Day 9: Cuc Phuong – Hanoi   60 km
Cycling from Phuong NP to Ninh Binh and transfer to Hanoi . Morning visit the Primate Rescue center where you could have much joy with funny languor species and admire the eco-loved scientists working here. We then ride 20km through Cuc Phuong forest to the park center, tea break then Transfer out of Cuc Phuong in the afternoon then ride through rice fields, limestone rocks to Ninh Binh After lunch we take bus transfer to Hanoi .
B Overnight in Hotel
Day 10: Departure from Hanoi
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