Mai Chau – Tam Coc Cycling Tour

Mai Chau
Mai Chau

Duration: 4Days 3Nights.

Hanoi is considered to be the cultural center of Vietnam, where every dynasty has left behind their imprint. From Hanoi, we will travel Mai Chau which is a mountainous area of outstanding natural beauty,

Inhabited by a Thai and H’mong ethnic minority groups. This trip offers a biking trip combined with home stay in villages of Thai people. You will have nice time in Ninh Binh with tour visiting Tam Coc – the ancient dynasty temples of Dinh and Le.

Day 1: Hanoi – Mai Chau (L, D)

Departure from hotel in Hanoi at 8.00am with supporting car. We drive toward Mai Chau area. Our car stop in Luong Son where we are getting started point for biking tour with big challenge from Luong Son to Muong Khen. After a long riding, we stop for lunch in Muong Khen. After picnic lunch, we are leaving to Muong Khen to Mai Chau. Mai Chau valley arrival at 5 PM. Check in house on stilts of Thai People and walking around Thai village for waiting Thai dinner coming. We enjoy local dinner with flavor of rice wine and Thai ethnic cuisine.

Day 2: Mai Chau – Cuc Phuong national park (B, L, D)

Breakfast in Thai house, then we take bike tour around Mai Chau valley. Biking is up and down of hill to go sightseeing of Mai Chau green and mighty valley. Riding back to Mai Chau village for lunch, then taking car to Muong Khen for riding bike to Cuc Phuong national park, where stay overnight in.

Day 3: Cuc Phuong – Ninh Binh (B, L, D)

Breakfast in Cuc Phuong then start our fantastic riding under the shadow of trees to visit Ancient trees and the cave of Prehistoric men. A short break and continue our visit to the Endangered Species Centre – managed by a German. Then depart from Cuc Phuong, to Ninh Binh bike trip via pine apple farm and villages like off the beaten track. Arrive in Ninh Binh in the late afternoon, check in hotel in the town. Free time at your own to walk around the peaceful town to have a real filter coffee or a cool ice glass of sugar cane juice.

Day 4: Ninh Binh – Hanoi (B, L)

Breakfast at the hotel and begin our trip with the bike trip to Tam Coc (3 caves). Boat trip in Tam Coc along the paddy fields through the caves. Visit as well the ancient dynasty temples of Dinh and Le.
Back Hanoi, drop off at your hotel.
Trip ends.