Biking Northern Vietnam

6 days, 5 nights 12:03:23.2900000 | 11.23.2010

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Tour Code: VTL 03
Tour Route: Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hue, Hoi An town (Charming World Heritage site) Saigon - Ho Chi Minh city, Mekong Delta
Tour Duration: 15 Days15 Days - Discover Vietnam's Highlights Tour Map
Dates: No fixed departure dates. You may go whenever you wish.
Starts/Ends: Hanoi/ Ho Chi Minh City
Tour Type: Landscape and Nature, Cruise Holidays, and Folk Arts
Activity Level: Regular itinerary, moderate walking
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)

Day 1 Arrival Hanoi
Day 2 Hanoi City tour
Day 3 Hanoi Halong Bay
Day 4 Halong bay - Hanoi
Day 5 Hanoi fly to Hue
Day 6 Hue
Day 7 Hue - Hoi An
Day 8 Hoi An
Day 9 Hoi An
Day 10 Hoi An - Da Nang fly to Saigon
Day 11 Ho Chi Minh tour
Day 12 Ho Chi Minh - Cu Chi - Cao Dai
Day 13 Ho Chi Minh - Mekong
Day 14 Mekong - Ho Chi Minh
Day 15 Departure

Detail Itinerary

This trip offers a great opportunity to see the two areas of outstanding nature beauty: (1) the North West highlands of Mai Chau and (2) the limestone mountains of Ninh Binh. Biking is a great way to experience these fascinating and visually stunning areas of Vietnam.



Welcome by Binhtours upon arrival Noi Bai Airport and transfer to hotel. Depends on your arrival time, a city tour including Temple of Literature, Museum of Ethnology and a pedicab ride around Hanoi’s old Quarter will be arranged. Welcome dinner and overnight in Hanoi after Water Puppet Show.


Biking: No

Meals: Dinner

Accommodation: Twin-shared basis at 3-star hotel in Hanoi


Day 2: HANOI – HOA BINH – MAI CHAU (160km) (B, L, D)

Leave Hanoi on our support vehicle, to Hoa Binh for our starting point, this really depends on how fit you are so we can choose the best terrain that suite you, 20 km before Hoa Binh town, and 50 km before Mai Chau valley. Dinner and overnight in Thai’s house on stilts.


Biking: 20 – 70km depends on your ability

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Home stay in a long house on stilts of Thai people



Breakfast and ride about 20 km small trails around Thai and Muong villages. Lunch break in Mai Chau. Afternoon, get on your own vehicle as we travel to Lac Son, and we will then cycle 40 km to Cuc Phuong National Park. Dinner and overnight in Cuc Phuong national park.


Biking: 60 km

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Twin-shared room at the Head Quarter of Cuc Phuong national park.


Day 4: CUC PHUONG – NINH BINH (~ 60 km) (B, L, D)

Morning visit the Primate Rescue center where you could have much joy with funny languor species and admire the eco-loved scientists working here. We then ride 20km through Cuc Phuong forest to the park center, tea break, then trek in 3 hours round trip to the Tetrameles nudiflora (Sequoia) 1,000 years tree. Transfer out of Cuc Phuong in the afternoon then ride through rice fields, limestone rocks to Ninh Binh. Dinner and overnight in Ninh Binh.


Biking: 35km

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Twin-shared room at the hotel in Ninh Binh


Day 5: NINH BINH - HANOI (~ 100km) (B, L)
Biking from the hotel to Hoa Lu, the first capital of Vietnam date back from 8th century. Visit the temples and climb some hundred steps to the top of a mountain for a great view over the “Halong Bay on the rice field”. After here we bike through an amazing area of limestone mountains uprising on rice paddies. After 1 hours riding we reach Tam Coc. Lunch in local restaurant and then enjoy an interesting rowing boat trip on river to explore the Halong Bay on the rice paddies.

After that, we head back to Hanoi for your leisure evening. Arrive your hotel in Hanoi late afternoon. Free at leisure for your own dinner. Overnight in Hanoi.


Biking: 35km

Boat trip: 1 hour

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Twin-shared basis at 3-star hotel in Hanoi



Free at leisure for last minute shopping or relaxation until being transferred to the airport to take your flight to the next destination. End of services.


Biking: No

Meals: Breakfast



+ English or French speaking guide (Other languages available upon request)

+ Support vehicle

+ High-end Mountain bikes

+ Helmet & biking gloves 

+ Meals as indicated in the itinerary

+ Home stay permission

+ Accommodation on Twin-shared basis at 3-star hotels in big cities/town or equivalent.

+ First-aid kit

+ Water & Snacks

+ Entrance fees & Sightseeing fees



+ International flight to/from Vietnam and airport tax.

+ Travel insurance

+ Visa

+ Tips

+ Personal expenses


What to bring

Sun block, hat, anti-insect repellent, sunglasses, sleeping bag (optional), rain coat, toiletries, original passport.


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