1: Hanoi - Xuan Mai - Ninh Binh ( L,D)
( 70 km )
7h00 Am : Pick up at hotel or we may pick up from
the airport port. A few hour drive takes us to
Xuan Mai before we set off on a half day cycling
through the breathtaking mountainous region to
Ninh Binh Town (70 km). On our journey there are
some opportunities to see ethnic minority people,
all friendly and welcoming. Overnight in Ninh
Day 2: Ninh Binh - Trang
An - PhatDiem - Ninh Binh ( B,L,D) (
Heading out of Ninh Binh Town we embark on a boat
trip in Trang An, passing through the picturesque
landscape of rice fields surrounded by limestone
formations with magnificent caves. The afternoon
we pedal south to visit Phat Diem church complex
(40 km). Overnight in Ninh Binh.
3: Ninh Binh - Hai Phong - Halong (B,L,D)
( 70km )
An early morning start to pedal through the rich
farming land of the Red River Delta to Hai Phong.
Stop at PhoMinh pagoda and Tran Temple in Nam
Dinh. The journey is long but road conditions
ameliorated will allow you have more time at every
stops. Today is a long day visit farmers at work
and local homes. We continue our journey to Ha
Long Bay (70 km) by minbus . Views of sailing
junks navigating past over 3,000 limestone islands
and out crops jutting out of the clear and emerald
water of the bay are nothing short of spectacular.
Overnight in Ha Long.
Day 4: Ha Long - Cat
Ba ( B,L,D)
Am : Breafast at hotel . Ha Long Bay is one of
Vietnam 's most impressive scenic sights. After
a short transfer from the town, we embark on a
cruise out to explore the world natural heritage
dotted with some thousands of rock formations.
Along the way we will anchor for a leisurely swim
in a secluded cove and a seafood lunch. Overnight
in Cat Ba.
Day 5: Cat Ba Island
( B,L,D ) ( 40km )
The primeval forest and the tranquil town make
Cat Ba Island one of Vietnam 's delightful places.
We spend a halfday cycling in Cat Ba, visiting
the national park, the central market and the
fishing port. The reminder of today is free to
relax on a beach. Overnight in Cat Ba.
6: Cat Ba - Hai Phong - Ha Noi (B,L,D)
( 50km )
In the early morning we take public ferry back
to Hai Phong. You can ride 15km on CatHai island
before landing. Then we continue your bike trip
more 30km then take a bus back to Ha Noi ), stopping
at Bat Trang Pottery village. Overnight in Ha
Day 7: Ha Noi - Departure
There is a free time to further explore Ha Noi.
The tour ends after your transfer to Noi Bai Airport
B - Breakfast; L - Lunch; D