5 Days
Duration
Easy
Physicality
Hanoi , Cuc Phuong national park , Tam Coc , Thanh Mien homestay
Location
Year-round
Dates

Northern Red River Cycling Tour 5Days

Itinerary: Hanoi – Cuc Phuong national park – Tam Coc – Thanh Mien homestay

The potential of Vietnam tourism is often mentioned when referring to the main attractions. Also of great value is staying in small villages, immersing in the daily life and culture of local people. We do not need a lot of time; it can easily be done and satisfy your Vietnam travel needs. The itinerary is a loop tour, beginning and ending in Hanoi. A combination of easy cycling in the lush beauty of rural regions, relaxing in a home stay, kayaking in magnificent Ha Long Bay (designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site), and bicycle ride to explore Cuc Phuong National Park (one of Vietnam’s most important nature reserves). Especially, this tour often covers areas with fewer tourists, giving a more authentic feeling of the country.|One of remarking point of this trip is homestay at red river delta for watching wild stalk and night heron on Beautiful wild stalk island and authentic rustic rural region around is definitely ideally for travelers who love bird watching and explore local culture in lower region red river delta. The island emerge from lake, local people harmoniously inhabit with wild birds, stalks and night heron inhabit on the island, peace village surround the lake shore that created lovely rustic country side mixing with wild life
The overnight bicycle tour is customized for small groups and family tours.Cycling Vietnam, Begin the two-day tour with a car transfer out of Hanoi to Hoa Lu, first Vietnam capital where you starting cycling on quiet back roads to Tam Coc, “Halong bay in-land”. Enjoy a sampan cruise tour in Tam Coc before you continue cycling through agricultural villages, rice fields to Cuc Phuong national park. You mostly cycle on paved roads where there is little traffic. We use support vehicle and imported mountain bikes, trek bikes to make sure that you have a safe and pleasant biking trip

Trip start from : Pick up from Hotel
Trip end in : Drop off hotel
Trip duration : 5 Days 4 nights
Travel routine: Hanoi – Cuc Phuong national park – Tam Coc – Thanh Mien homestay –
Interesting point: Local daily life culture, be host by local family in red river delta, amazing cruise in Dragon bay of Halong, great slow row in Tam Coc
Commencement date: Not fix departure date, advise at booking time
Accommodation rate: 2 stars hotels collection and home stay and superior cruise
Trip price included
English speaking tour guide (Other languages upon request)
One night accommodation at home stays, 1 night at 2 star hotel in Tam Coc
Transportation with air conditioned bus with water supply while cycling time
Private deluxe junk cruise in Ha Long bay or twin
Car or Van supported
Truck supported for group size of 6 and above
Mountain bike (TREK BIKE)
Kayaking based on a twin share basis
Meal as indicated in the detail itinerary (4 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 4 Dinners)
Water during kayaking
Fees and permits
Trip price Excluded
visa and entrance fee visa
Air fare
Personal expense such as tipping, shopping, laundry, drinks
Pre and post 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 or our partners so that they san server you better. If you are a food lover, TLV Bike Tours can be your culinary guide and provide you the opportunity to savor tempting local food and world-famous dishes.

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DestinationVietnam
Day 1 Hanoi – Cuc Phuong National Park (L, D)
Depart Hanoi at 8 am; we travel along Highway #1, our vehicle drops us off at the park, where we trek to a huge thousand year old tree. After lunch is some free time for strolling around under cool trees’ shades. Then we embrace our bikes to ride long curves and bends of roads winding through the jungle. Ending at entrance gate, we spend the night staying in a nearby bungalow.
Cycling Distance: 45km
Day 2 Cuc Phuong National Park – Tam Coc – Thanh Mien homestay in red river delta
Morning sunrise with sounds of the jungle, we wake up to have breakfast then check out of our hotel. We continue our biking journey through villages and beautiful pineapple plantations. Arriving Tam Coc Wharf around lunch time, we first check in our hotel. After lunch, we get on cute little boats to have 2 hours of rowing along the river and through three tunnel caves. Afterward to get on the bus keep travel to nice and peace rural region in red river where there is a wild stalk and night heron island, we arrival here in time for seeing white stalk return home from earn a living,
Overnight: Home Stay
Cycling Distance: 45km
Day 3 Thanh Mien homestay – Ha Long Bay (B, L, D)
Depart Tam Coc about 8 am; we travel along National Road #10 heading northeast, through lush green fields of the Red River Delta. Arriving in Ha Long city around lunch time, we transfer to Tourist wharf and be welcomed by the junk cruise’s staff. After check in on board, the boat cruises through Ha Long Bay, passing by some of the most scenic locations including Yen Ngua, Con Coc Mountains, as well as a floating fishing village. Lunch will be served in the junk cruise’s restaurant. Weather permitting, we will visit Sung Sot cave (Surprising cave) and enjoy kayaking to explore the lagoon and Luon Grotto; over night stay on junk cruise.
Cycling Distance: 35km
Day 4 Ha Long Bay – Dong Trieu village (home stay in village) (B, L, D)
Greet the day with morning exercise on the roof top or a fresh swim, both with an opportunity to view sunrise over the bay. After breakfast, we visit a beautiful limestone grotto. Then back to our boat for a final glimpse of the Ha Long Bay as we cruise back to the dock. Only about an hour ride to the village of Dong Trieu. First, we exchange greetings and have green tea with our host family. Then we get on our bikes to enjoy riding around neighboring villages, cycling through this peaceful area of country lanes and rice fields, chatting with local people. This evening, we will be guests of a local family.
Overnight: Home Stay
Cycling Distance: 30km
Day 5 Dong Trieu – Hanoi (B, L)
After breakfast, we bid farewell to our host and villagers as we head back to Hanoi. On the way, we stop to visit traditional handicrafts villages of Phu Lang (pottery) and Dong Ky (wood carving). Our tour ends at the hotel foyer around 4 pm; overnight in Hanoi.

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