North East Vietnam on Bike 6 Days
This cycling trip through the remote north of Vietnam is a rugged little adventure that explores a beautiful part of the country. Scenically, this is one of the most spectacular trips. The legendary lake of Ba Be surrounded by primeval forest, the scenic Ban Gioc Waterfall, the historical Pac Po Cave. All exposed to your sight.
Day 1: Hanoi - Thai Nguyen - Bac Can (L, D)
Pick up at hotel. Transfer by private bus/ car to Thai Nguyen. Start bike ride to Bac Can. First day easy ride up and down hill, scenery of palm trees with village of Tay and Nung a long the way. Overnight in Bac Can
Day 2: Bac Can - Ba Be National Park (B, L, D)
Morning ride 20 km outside Bac Can and up hill, turn off highway 3 to a quiet road, great view small village of Tay and Thai on the opposite of the river. Lunch on the way.
Later afternoon we take our boat cruise on Ba Be lakes. The national park of Ba Be is centred on large Ba Be Lake. This is just one continuous water body although its name means "three lakes”. Visit Pac Ngoi village. Overnight in Pac Ngoi village - Ba Be National park.
Day 3: Ba Be - Cao Bang (B, L, D)
We ride through several passes of PiaOac mountain range to Nguyen Binh, then we have bus transfer to Cao Bang. Here the H'mong, Zao, Tho and Nung ethnic minority people all live in harmony. Overnight in Cao Bang.
Day 4: Cao Bang - Ban Gioc Falls - Cao Bang(B, L, D)
Good paved road all the way to waterfalls. Up and down Ma Phuc pass. Scenic beauty of Karst valley, numerous Tay and Nung villages. Picnic lunch and swim at Ban Gioc waterfalls - the border falls between Vietnam and China, which boasts the largest waterfall in Vietnam. Later afternoon bus transfer back to Cao Bang. Overnight in Cao Bang.
Day 5: Cao Bang - Lang Son - Mau Son (B, L, D)
Morning ride 67km to That Khe, passing 3 mountain passed and Dong Khe. Lunch break in That Khe. Afternoon we take bus transfer to Lang Son and onto Mau Son, nice sunset on arrival. Overnight in Mau Son.
Day 6: Mau Son - Ha Noi (B, L)
At leisure time to discover villages around Mau Son. Later morning ride down hill to Lang Son. This border town had been all destroyed during the recent Sino - Vietnamese war, but was rebuilt to become an important trade center in north eastern region. Afternoon we take bus transfer to Hanoi. Farewell dinner. End of tour.
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Inclusions of the trip
- Pick up & drop off at hotels
- English speaking tour guide
- All transportation and transfers by A.C bus
- Accommodation as in the itinerry
- Meals as indication Boat trip
- Drinking water during the trek
- Local supporting team during the trekking (porter, cook...)
- Trekking arrangement
Exclusions of the trip
- Pre/post trip arrangement
- Others meals & drinks
- Admission fees during free time
- Personal expenses such as shopping; telephone, laundry and bar bills etc.
- Tips and gratuities
- All other service is not made on the written form
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High quality of serviceWe keep our tourist destinations, hotels, and other attractions reviewed constantly to ensure that their standards are up to date, and suitable for your trip. You can call our Vietnam phone number at any time of day, any day of the week, if you need help. During your trip, you won't be forced to stop anywhere so you can buy products you don't need (as is the case for many other East Asian tours).
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Amazing customization optionsYou can customize every part of your trip so that it's tailored specifically to your needs. You can travel on your own schedule, at your own pace.
You can change everythingSure, as we’ve said, you can plan trips so that they fit your needs. However, they are also so flexible that you can change them around as things change, whether that's circumstances or ideas. You can even make such changes while you're on the tour itself. The consulting services we offer you are absolutely free. The only fees due to changes that you'll have to pay for are those for third-party expenses taken on by North Vietnam Travel.
Discover Northern Vietnam the Way You WantViet Bamboo Travel has been in the business for more than a decade, so we definitely understand not only all the concerns you might have, but also how much you value your vacation time. Whether you're travelling in northern Vietnam to see the sights, experience a new culture, or have an adventure, we will help you every step of the way. We’ll help you create the perfect Vietnam tour, adapted to your needs and desires. So, all that being said, we hope you enjoy your trip! You're going to love exploring this country.