Mai Chau - Ninh Binh - Halong Bay Cycle Tour - Cycling to Red River Delta(RRD) is located in the western coastal zone of the Gulf of Tonkin. The Red River is the second largest river in Vietnam and one of the five largest rivers on the East Asia coast. Its catchment covers parts of China and Vietnam and its water and sediment discharge greatly influence the Gulf of Tonkin of these countries. By the rich natural resources and favorable natural conditions, RRE has become an area of active economic development and high population density. Out of 78 million Vietnam people, are over 24 million live in the Red River basin, including over 17 million people in its delta (data 2003). There are many great industrial zones in the Red River Basin such as Viet Tri, Thai Nguyen, Ha Noi, Hai Phong, and Nam Dinh…

Day 01: Hanoi – Hoa Binh – Mai Chau  
7:30 AM pick up at your hotel, check out and drive to Mai Chau through Hoa Binh province. Starting pedal from Luong Son to V- resort and Bai Chao village and continue cycling to Thong Khe Pass. Have lunch on the way then ride on a single track through Thai minority villages. Ride past terraced fields and beautiful valleys. Overnight in a stilt-house of Thai-tribe village.

Cycling Distance: 70 km cycling
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Home-Stay

Day 2 : Mai Chau – Cuc Phuong national park ( Ninh Binh) 
Breakfast before Uphill to the Thong Ke pass and pedal through the rich farming land of the Red River Delta to Cuc Phuong National Park. On our journey, there are some opportunities to see ethnic minority people, all friendly and welcoming. Overnight in Cuc Phuong Guesthouse.

Cycling distance:  80 km cycling
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Cuc Phuong National Park Guesthouse

Day 3 : Cuc Phuong park – Dinh Le Temple  – Ninh Binh 
Following breakfast, 7:30 Am start cycle from the gate of Cuc Phuong Park to recharge your energy for 19km cycling to the center of the park. make a couple of stops along the way to visit the Cave of Ancient Man. We continue to cycle to Dinh Le temple and stop for lunch before we reach Hoa Lu. We then start cycling to visit the two remaining temples of the ancient citadel of Hoa Lu. (12km), just passing scenes of local village life and rice paddies. We continue with a 1-hour cycle to Tam Coc. O / N in Tam Coc Villiage.

Cycling distance:  80 km cycling
Meals : Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner
Accommodation: The Long hotel

Day 4 : Tam Coc Cave – Keo pagoda – Thai Binh 
Breakfast and 7:30 we embark on a boat trip in Tam Coc passing through the picturesque landscape of rice fields surrounded by limestone formations with magnificent caves for 2 hours. Transfer by van to Tan De Bridge and turn right and start cycling along the banks of the East Delta of the Red River to the most beautiful Keo pagoda complex from the 11th century. After visiting we continue cycling to Thai Binh City and to another bank of Tra Ly river for cycling 15 km off-road to Thai Hong Village ( Viet people ) for home-stay. Dinner with Viet family.

Cycling distance: 60 km cycling
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Home-Stay

Day 5 : Thai Binh – Hai Phong – Halong Bay
Breakfast and pedal through the rich farming land of the Red River Delta to Vinh Bao village, stop to visit Diem Dien fishing market and cycle through the local villages to Hai Phong and then transfer by van about 90 km to Ha long bay city for check-in hotel near-by the beach. Evening free for shopping at the night market and swimming, explore dinner on your own.

Cycling distance: 60 km cycling
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Halong Bay Hotel

Day 6: Ha Long bay cruise tour – Hanoi 
Breakfast in Ha Long Bay is one of Vietnam‘s most impressive scenic sights. After a short transfer from the hotel, we embark on a cruise out to explore the world's natural heritage dotted with thousands of rock formations. Along the way, we will anchor for a leisurely swim in a secluded cove, visit Thien Cung and Dau Go cave, fish villages. Transfer to back to Hanoi by van until Pha Lai town and cycling again along Duong river to visit, Dong Ho painting village and  But Thap pagoda and transfer by van to Hanoi, check-in your hotel ( your own account ). End The Tour.

Cycling distance: 35 km
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: None


Join in group departure dates: On 7th and 27th Monthly

Group size: Min from 2 to Max 16 cyclists

Tour price: Contact us

Tour Inclusive :
* Support transport by A/C minivan or bus, truck for group

* Trek MTB &  helmets, spare parts, aid kits, tool kits

* Entrance fees, Halong Bay cruise tour

* B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner as mentioned in the tour itinerary

* For daily cycling only: Water, snacks, fresh fruits, wet towels

*Accommodation in tour - 5 nights

* Experienced English speaking bike guides

Tour Exclusive :

* Travel insurance

* Other personal expenses

* Tips for guides and drivers

* Drinks at restaurants

* Accommodation in Hanoi

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