3 Days Halong cycling tour offers one of the best spectacular way to explore Vietnam rural area and Bai Tu Long by your own way. Cycling on scenic route to admire the tranquil villages, passing lush green rice paddy, meeting and talking with friendly people on the way or visiting in magical temples to learn about its background.
Our journey continue to Bai Tu Long Bay. Bai Tu Long is still an uncharted bay in Halong, offering a chance to get “off the beaten track”, visit fishing villages and discover the secrets of the sea.
For small groups in luxury junks, our staff – dedicated to your personal service and comfort – will make our offer unique and your trip unforgettable!
A longer cruise at a relaxed pace with more time to get “off the beaten track” and discover the secrets of Halong Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay, visit fishing villages, explore by kayak and experience unforgettable dining.
This worthwhile three-day trip on one of our traditional junks offers the highest quality luxury and comfort as you enjoy wonderful Halong Bay. Cruise with us and have a once in a lifetime experience.
Day1: Hanoi – Phu Lang Ceramic Village – Bai Tu Long
The shutte bus take us to Halong Bay via Hai Duong, on the way you have good chance to explore and admire the vast rice paddies in Northern Vietnam. Upon arrival in cycling point, fix your bike and check the gear, learn the safety codes on the road of Vietnam. We kick off our pedal to ride through countryside, passing many peaceful villages, along the bank of River, meeting school kid on the way with big sound Hello you. Or you can stop in local market to meet friendly people and learn about their daily life, local productions. We ride to Phu Lang Traditional Ceramic Village where you can capture skillful hand made paitings, pottery, vase.. especially, you are captivated by ceramic painting with different motif and subjects.. Our cycling tour continue to ride along the bank of the river and turn off to village road to break point. We meet again bus and tranfer to Halong Bay. Upon arriving in checking point, we meet our cruise team to check in and board on boat for three days two nights exploring Halong Bay. Have lunch and dinner on boat
12.30 – 13.00 : Check-in, enjoy welcome drink & cruise briefing.
13.30 – 15.00 : Have lunch while cruising to magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay; admire the fascinating formations.
15.00 – 16.30 : Cruise to Cap La, Tra San.
16.30 – 17.30 : Enjoy paddling around Cap La and Tra San by kayak.
17.45 – 19.00 : Back to junk for swimming or relaxing.
19.00 – 21.00 : Have dinner and overnight on board in Cong Do.
Activities: Transferring and Cycling
Accommodation: Oriental Sail****
Cycling distance: 45 Km
Day 2: Cap La – Hai Quan – Vung Vieng – Thien Canh Son
07.30 – 08.00 : Morning view of Bay’s landscape with a cup of tea or coffee. Have breakfast in the fresh air.
08.15 – 09.15 : Start cruising to Vung Vieng.
09.30 – 10.30 : Visit Vung Vieng fishing village by a rustic row-boat, meet the local people and pass through the floating school and fish farms.
10.30 – 11.30 : Reach to Hon Co Island for swimming or relaxing. Explore the well- hidden Thien Canh Son cave.
12.00 – 13.30 : Have a BBQ lunch and relax on a wild beach or in Thien Canh Son cave (Depending on the availability and weather condition).
13.45 – 15.45 : Back to junk for relaxing while cruising to Cong Do area
16.00 – 17.30 : Enjoy swimming or kayaking through Cong Do and Thay cave area
19.00 – 21.00 : Have dinner & overnight on board.
Accommodation: Oriental Sail****
Cycling distance: No
Day 3: Cong Do – Hon Gai Harbour – Hanoi
07.30 – 08.00 : Enjoy fresh air & gentle breeze of the bay in morning. Have breakfast on board.
08.30 – 09.30 : Free time for swimming & relaxing.
10.00 : Check out of the cabin. Start cruising towards the harbor while an A la carte lunch is served.
11.45 – 12.00 : Disembark . meet our driver and guide again. Take a short transfer to An lap Village where we commence riding on scenic route to experience breathtaking scenery and daily life activities. It is blessed with the untouched natureal beauty and charming people in the North Vietnam. We cycle through a series of traditional villages, towering karst mountains, refresh forest and fertile rice field and see Vietnam in a new perspective. Stop on the way to capture some awesome pictures or visit long standing history buddhist temples in villages. our journey continue on village untill we meet main road in Dong Trieu, take transfer back to Hanoi. Finish our service
Accommodation: By yourself
Cycling distance: 35 Km
Note: Hotels are subject to change due to availability. In that case we will choose aquivalent 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, 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 ( 3 breakfast, 3 lunches, 2 dinners)
- Join group on cruise for sharing cabin
- 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, or Cannodale Trail 4,5
- 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 day
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