03 day cycling adventure tour in Tam coc, Trang An scenic area and Cuc Phuong National Park will offers one of the fascinating way to explore hidden charm as well as experience daily life of Red River Delta people.
cycling on dirt road and single track trail through lush green rice paddy, passing a quaint and tranquil villages, meet and talk with hospitable villagers, or spending the time to visit local market on roadside to understand their life. we head to Cuc Phuong national park - the biggest and the most diverse National Park in Vietnam with a huge variety of rare fauna and flora in the limestone mountain forest.
The endangered Primates Rescued Center is a perfect place to see many kinds of rare primates such as Langur, Gibbon and Loris all over Vietnam, many of them are under threat of extinction. we also turn off the way to Hoa Lu ancient capital of Vietnam since ten century and cycling loop in the core of Trang An scenic area to admire picturesque limestone mountains soaring from rice field. you will have a chance to visit Tam Coc (Three grottoes)
travelling through Ninh Binh’s rice fields which have earned nickname Halong Bay on land, a moniker borne out by the limestone karsts which dominate the landscape. You will take a boat to and through the grottoes, past spectacular cliffs, tranquil villages, and remote farming communities. have lunch with special food in local restaurant
Why choose this tour
This cycling trip is carefully drafted for all active people who are keen on searching outdoor activitiy and combine with cultural interest. Although you are riding your bike in the first time, our team would assist you to enjoy your trip perfectly. There is no technical skill of cycling.
Day 1: Hanoi – Cuc Phuong National Park
After hearty breakfast in hotel. Our cycling guide and shuttle bus will pick you up at 7:30 a.m in hotel. Leaving the hustle and bustle of city behind. The shuttle bus transfer us to Xuan Mai, southwest of Hanoi. Upon arriving in Cycling point. We learn how to control the bike and gear, the rule on the road and safety ride in this trip. We commence riding on tarmac road, passing many peaceful villages, local market, temples and pagodas, vast green rice paddies. Arriving in Duc Khe, Stop for lunch meal and take some awesome pictures of Huong Son scenic beauty. After lunch meal. We continue riding back road cross the bridge and cycle on paved road , passing rice paddy and countryside village to Van Long Wet land Nature Reserve. Admire magnificent limestone mountains and quaint villages in afternoon. Transfer the rest of distance to Cuc Phuong National Park. Have dinner and stay in Cuc phuong Resort.
Activties: Transferring and cycling
Accommodation:Cuc phuong Resort****
Cycling distance: 76 Km
Day 2: Cuc phuong National Park – Tam Coc.
Today is great and amazing day with many highlights in our schedule such as cycling through National park, spending the time for visiting Endangered primates rescued Center, pedalling on untouched region to admire pipeapple plantations. And cycle loop to expose the scenic beauty of Tam Coc – Three grottoes, Bich Dong Temple. exploring Trang An – newly classified culural and natural world heritages complex and admire outstanding landscapes of “ halong on land”, take two hours boat trip to explore incredible caves and sightseeing in Trang An natural heritage.
Following to breakfast in Hotel,the shuttle bus take to bottom of National Park, you will enjoy peaceful atmosphere and discover the biodiversity values of national park, We starting new cycling day by cycling back road to Central Gate where you leave the bike and visit the Endangered primates Rescued Center. The endangered Primates Rescued Centre is a perfect place to see many kinds of rare primates such as Langur, Gibbon and Loris all over Vietnam, many of them are under threat of extinction. After visiting, we continue to ride out of national Park on corridor path lead to pineapple farms. Arriving in Tam Diep Town , take short transfer to Tam Coc for lunch in local restaurant. After lunch we kick off our pedal to ride around the villages and through the magnicicent limestone mountain, taking two hours boat trip to explore spectacular grottoes and magnificent rice field in bothside. Ride on back road and single track trail lead to Tam Coc Hidden charm Hotel****
Activties: Cycling from Hotel - hotel
Accommodation: Tam Coc Hidden Charm Hotel****
Cycling distance:70 Km
Day 3: Tam coc – Trang an – Hoa Lu – Bai Dinh – Kenh Ga – Hanoi
Get up early to take boat trip and admire incredible scenery and rare birds inside protected area. You are impressive on fascinating scenery and enjoy pristine nature. Come back to eolodge for checking out.start riding on back road and passing quaint villages to Trang An scenic beauty – world natural and cultural heritage site. You will ride on potholes and broken road to admire magnificent limestone mountain range mixed with lush green rice paddy. Spending two hour boat trip to explore the outstanding beauty, cultural interest and high biodiversity of Trang An world Heritage Site. Our boat returns to wharf, we continue pedalling to local restaurant. Enjoy Vietnamese delicious food. Following to lunch meal, we kick off our pedal to Hoa Lu ancient capital of Vietnam since ten century. Take the time to visit and learn about Vietnamese history as well as the two great initial kings who laid the ground for Vietnamese unification and freedom from China after thousand years domination. We turn off to the tarmac road lead to giant Bai Dinh Buddhist Temple – Vietnam pilgrimage center in 21 century that built to satisfy Vietnamese spiritual life. We keep riding through stunning rice field to Kenh Ga where we load our bike and take transfer back to Hanoi. On arrival to Hotel, our team say good bye you and finish our service
Thank you very much to join a life time cycling with us.
Activties:Cycling, Boat Trip andTransferring back to Hanoi
Accommodation: by Yourself
Cycling distance:55 Km
Note: Hotels are subject to change due to availability. In that case we will choose equivalent rooms
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, our partners so that they can server you better. If you are a food lover, Snail Adventure tours can be your culinary guide and provide you opportunity to savor tempting local food and world famous – dishes.
Tour included in:
- English speaking cycling guide ( other languages upon requests)
- Accommodations are based on double/ twin occupancy
- Meals details in itineraries ( 2 breakfast,3 lunches, 2 dinners)
- A/C transfer/ and transportation
- Van or bus supported during the cycling times.
- Truck supported for the group size from 6 and above.
- Trek mountain bikes – 4300 with disc brake and helmets
- Boat trip in Tram Chim Ecolodge and Trang An
- Sightseeing excursions as outlined itineraries
- Bike tour pump, bike tools, spares tubes, spare bikes
- First aid kit
- Cold water box, small fresh towel.
- Mineral water for drinking
- Fruit and snack for cycling days
Tour excluded in:
- International airfare
- Travel insurance
- Items of personal nature
- Alcoholic beverages and soft drinks in meals
- Mineral water beyond that supplied
- Optional excursions
- Additional transport required due to any emergency situation
- Personal expenses such as telephone, laundry bills.
- Visa fee
- Departure tax
- Tip for team and guide