Cycling distance: 95 km/ 105 Km
Day 8: Thong Nguyen – Ha Giang
Ha Giang is the capital of the province of the same name. It is back-dropped by limestone outcrops soaring skywards over the suburbs which hints at the amazing scenery. Ha Giang province shares 270km long border with Yunnan province of China and bounded by Lao Cai, Yen Bai, Tuyen Quang and Cao Bang provinces. Today we take easy cycling on the road between Hoang Su Phi and Ha Giang. For travellers, it offers one of the most pristine beautiful limestone mountains and marvelous rice terrace scenery, which is listed as National Heritage of Northeast Vietnam. After taking short visit to tribal villages on side roads, we cycle down to Viet Quang then transfer to hotel in Ha Giang.
Activity: Cycling and Trnsferring
Accommodation: Truong Xuan Resort***
Cycling distance: 90 Km
Day 9: Ha Giang – Yen Minh
Setting off this morning we head out of town cycling for the first 25km on relatively flat road through the landscape of terraced rice paddy fields. Passing through minority villages we cycle the next 25km up winding roads into the vast limestone mountain range with its perpendicular walls of rock, climbing 800m towards the mountain road pass “Heaven gate 1”. As we pass through mountain villages sometimes covered by cloud, we will receive a friendly greeting from the local communities.
From the pass we can look down at amazing views, including the famous vista of the Tam Son valley with the ‘Twin Hills and can spy Quan Ba town, Have lunch on summit and enjoy picturesque scenery. After lunch meal, we set off our bike to descend to river and ride along to Gam river until we meet another pass again. We cycle uphill for the first few km before a descent of around 10km and then relatively flat terrain for the next 10km. It’s a challenging up and down terrain to an altitude of 1.025m before we make a final descent for the last 15km into Yenh Minh. We will have the chance to see the traditional homes of the local hill tribes. The communities in this area are Chinese.
Activity;Cycling and Transferring
Accommodation: Phuong Dong Hotel***
Cycling distance: 98 Km
Day 10: Yen Minh – Dong Van
Today is great and incredible day with us whilst cycling in the heart of world listed Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark
Have hearty breakfast in hotel and take a quick visit colourful hill tribe market nearby hotel and then commence cycling on the way of Happiness road to Dong Van. You are rewarded by pristine nature and magnificent karsk Plateau scenery while cycling ascending to summit. Stop to visit and explore Hmong King Palace ( Vuong Chi Sinh Palace) and then we continue cycling to Lung Cu Pole Flag Tower. Have lunch enroute. After lunch we keep riding on back road to Dong Van Town. Upon arriving, do check in and have relax by your own.
Activity: cycling and Visiting
Accommodation: Hoa Cuong Dong Van Hotel***
Cycling distance: 52 Km
Day 11: Dong Van – Meo vac – Mau Due
There is a market daily in the town centre of Dong Van and Meo Vac used mainly by the White Hmong, Tay and Lo Lo hill tribes. Women dressed in their brightly coloured traditional clothing walk into the town carrying their bamboo woven baskets laden with corn and vegetables. Today we follow a remote mountain road to conque incredible pass – Ma Phi Leng – Link between in two towns Dong Van and Meo Vac. It is terrific and amazing scenery when we cycle on slope of mountain to admire extraordinerary sightseeing, reflecting crystal water from Nho Que River
Enjoy the first two km on flat road lead out of Dong Van Town then we challenge 7 km ascendingly ride on winding road with sharp turn to the top.
Cycling descendingly 16 Km along the hillside to Meo Vac Town. Upon arriving Meo Vac, Regroup
We set off our way to cycle on scenic route to Mau Due, enjoy spectacular rocky mountain and karstic Geopark as we cycle and challenge some steep passes through the central of UNESCO Registried to Mau Due town.. have dinner and stay overnight in Mau Due Town.
Activity: cycling and Visiting
Accommodation: Yen Hung Hotel**
Cycling distance: 58 Km
Day 12: Mau Due – Du Gia – Bac Me
Being waken up by sound and smell of daily market nearby. You will join and interact with hill tribes people who are wearing coloful clothes to exchange their own products in early morning.
Have light breakfast arranged by our crew. After filling energy for new cycling day. We gear up our bike from hotel, conque short steep pass through the Town to Mau Due slope to contemplating scenery and panoramic Dong Van karstic Geology park.
We continue our trip on Mau Due - Du Gia route to admire captivated magical natural beauty throughout the journey. Having the opportunity to wander on this road, you will see the clear blue sky with white clouds floating, majestic mountains undulating, messages and small streams murmuring along the path originating from thethe side of the water.
Cycling distance: 72km/
Day 13: Bac Me – Ngoi Hoa – Na Hang – Ba Be
Today is challenging and adventurous day for riders, as we ride through untouched region of Na Hang National park to Yen Hoa. The road is actually terrific and amazing with some steep passes on way.
The first stages will be challenging as we ride ascendingly on winding road with many hairpin bends on route lead to summit.
The second stage will be comfortable and wonderful as we cycle through many tribal villages, spectacular natural scenery, arrive in Da Vi village, stop for lunch. After luch time, take boat trip to Dau Dang water fall, load up our bike continuce to ride on off road to Be Be Lake, take the second boat trip, exploring beautiful sightseeing, limestone mountain in lake, then cycle through National park to hotel. Dinner and stay in Sai Gon Ba be Hotel/ Ecohomestay
Ba Be is one of biggest fresh water lake in Viet Nam and listed one of the 28th Biggest Fresh Water Lake on a slope of limestones Mountain of the World, UNESCO listed Ba Be Lake as World fresh water Reserver, cruising Ba Be is impressive experience in our trip.
Cycling distance: 87km/
Day 14: Ba Be – Quang Khe – Phuong vien – Xuan Phuong - Chiem Hoa – Cho Chu – Hanoi
The last cycling day in our trip offer for travellers amazing natural scenery in the way between Ba Be and Thai Nguyen, we have opportunity in exploring the verdant tea farm, palm Leaves, gum trees and some ethnic minorities in villages, our cycling trip will finish after lunch, take the van to Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi, check in room, and have fare well dinner in Local restaurant, Stay over night in Hanoi City
Activities: Cycling and transferring
Accommodation: Flower Garden Hotel**** - Deluxe Occupancy
Cycling distance: 83km/ 225Km
Day 15: Hamoi Onward
Have hearty breakfast in hotel, you will be free at leisure or go shopping to choose the best gift for your friends. Our team will meet you again and transfer to Airport to catch the next flight onward.
Our services is ended. Thank you very much for joining amazing bicycle trip with us.
Activities: Cycling and transferring
Accommodation: on ward
Cycling distance: No. Transfer 35 km to Airport
Note: Hotels are subject to change due to availability. In that case we will choose equivalent 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 languges upon requests)
Accommodations are based on double/ twin occupancy
Meals details in itineraries ( 14 breakfast, 14 lunches,14 dinners)
A/C transfer/ and transportation
Van or bus supported during the cycling times.
Bike hire ( Trek or Cannodale Mountain Bike, Trek FX 3 Disc brake)
Truck supported for the group size from 6 and above.
Sightseeing excursions as outlined itineraries
Bike tour pump, bike tools, spares tubes, spare bikes
Boat Trip in Tuyen Quang Reservor Lake and Ba Be Lake
Permission Papers in Ha Giang
First aid kit
Cold water box, small fresh towel.
Mineral water for drinking
Fruit and snack for cycling days
Paper permission in Ha Giang
Tour excluded in:
Items of personal nature
Alcoholic beverages and soft drinks in meals
Mineral water beyond that supplied
Additional transport required due to any emergency situation
Personal expenses such as telephone, laundry bills.
Tip for team and guide
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