Day 1: Hanoi – Perfume pagoda - Cuc Phuong Nationa park ( /L/D) – 55 Km Cycling
Pick up from your hotel at 07.30, you will have a 1 hours by car to Cau Gie bridge and start ride to Duc Wharf ( 35 km ). From here you will have a cruise on the Yen stream to Perfume mountain, with a break to visit the “registration” pagoda. The rowing boat journey takes more than 1 hour through the amazing landscape of mountains, water and rice fields. Upon arrival, you will take a more a 1.5 hour walk up the steps to the top of the Perfume mountain to visit the Huong Tich pagoda. After exploring the cave, acknowledged as one of the most beautiful limbstone caves in Northern Vietnam, you will descent back to the whalf and have lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, you have opportunity to visit Thien Tru, the biggest and the most worth seeing Pagoda in the area, before coming to the wharf for the boat trip to the Duc Wharf, where your vehicle is waiting. You will cycling more about 20 km more and transfer by van to Cuc Phuong national park in the late afternoon.dinner and over night in Cuc Phuong park .
Day 2: Cuc Phuong - Trang An - Ninh Binh ( B/L/D) – 65 Km Cycling
8:00 AM: breakfast at your hotel, cycling to Cuc Phuong central park . Visit Centre of endangered rescue where still appearing precious animals, such as: white shorts monkeys, fruit eating ape, tree dwelling, monkeys etc.,. Start trekking to discover the variety of fauna and flora of the forest in fresh atmosphere in the forest. Have picnic lunch on the way and the Cave of prehistoric man and cycling to Trang An - with stop ever on the way for taking photographs of Viet Nam peaceful country side. Dinner at the local restaurant. Overnight at your proposed hotel in Trang An - Ninh Binh.
Day 3: Ride to Dinh Le – Tam Coc – Ha Noi – Night Trian to Sapa ( B/L/D ) – 30 Km Cycling
AM: Breakfast at the hotel . Cycling trip to visit Dinh Le temple Have lunch in Tam Coc . Take the boat trip to admire beautiful sceneries surrounded by mountains, fresh air and wet rice fields. Boat trip to visit Tam Coc (Hang Ca, Hang Hai, Hang Ba) with a lot of sparkling hanging down stalactites made by miraculous hands of nature. Return to Ha Noi. Arrive in Ha Noi. Dinner before departure by night train to Sapa . Over on Express Train ( 4 person / A/C cabin ) .
Day 4 : Sapa Arrival – Ban Ho – Thanh Phu – Sin Chai (B ,L,D) – 45 km Cycling
5:30 Am guide pick up from Train station and transfer to your hotel in Sapa for breakfast and Leave Sapa and cycle downhill on a windy road, which goes along Muong Hoa valley. The valley is home to Black Hmong, Giay and Red Dao minorities. After a short break in Su Pan,reaching Thanh Phu village of Tay minority. Lunch in a traditional Tay house.
After lunch, your ride will be mostly uphill; you head toward Sin Chai village of Red Dao minority. Have a tasteful dinner in a local house and stay overnight in their home.
Approx: 6 hours cycling/ 1 hour lunch.
Day 5 : Sin Chai – Nam Nhiu – My Son – Ban Ho – Sapa (B,L) – 15 km Cycling
Today’s ride will be a little softer. You will pass by some tinny villages. You can stop by a local school and give children some small gifts such as pens or books, continue to Ban Ho.
In Ban Ho you will enjoy lunch in a local house and able to have a swim in a river. Take a break and have a cup of tea in a Tay house before getting back to Sapa. Over in Sapa.
Approx: 1 hour Cycling /1,5 hours driving/ 4 hours walking/ 1 hour lunch.
Day 6 : Sapa all day free and Night train back to Hanoi (B)
Today’s will free to explore Sapa market and meet and talk with local people . afternoon transfer to train station to take a night train back to Hanoi .
5:30 arrival in Hanoi you will a take taxi to your hotel or transfer to airport by your own .
Tour Price In USD per person : 725 Usd / Person
Group Size : Min from 2 – Max 16 Travellers
Join In Group Departure Date : Monday
Inclusive of :
- Support Air conditioned bus/van
- Truck to carry bikes ( for group tour )
- English speaking cum biking tour guide
- Entrance fees , boat to visit Tam Coc cave and perfume pagoda , Return train tickets to and from Sapa
- Pick up & drop off at your hotel
- Meals as mentioned (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
- Trek MTB Bike/Helmet/Tool kit/First aid kit/Mechanic
- Water, snacks, cold towers, soft drinks and fresh fruits for cycling day
- Accommodation as itinerary
- Travel insurance
- Tip for guide and driver
- Personal expenses
- Accommodation in Hanoi