Cycle Tour Hoa Binh to Cat Ba Islandoffered by supplier M15545 (read about supplier)
Tour Duration: 7 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 15 people
Specialty Categories: Bicycle Touring Cultural Journey
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 840 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1213 US Dollar (USD)
Day 1: Hanoi-Xuan Mai-Ninh Binh (70 km). At 7 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 Binh. Includes: (L), (D).
Day 2: Ninh Binh-Trang An-PhatDiem-Ninh Binh (90 km). 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. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 3: Ninh Binh-Hai Phong-Halong (70 km). 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 minibus. 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. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 4: Ha Long-Cat Ba. In the morning breakfast 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. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 5: Cat Ba Island (40 km). The primeval forest and the tranquil town make Cat Ba Island one of Vietnam's delightful places. We spend a half day 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. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 6: Cat Ba-Hai Phong-Ha Noi (50 km). In the early morning we take public ferry back to Hai Phong. You can ride 15 km on CatHai Island before landing. Then we continue your bike trip more 30 km then take a bus back to Ha Noi, stopping at Bat Trang Pottery village. Overnight in Ha Noi. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
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 for departure. Includes: (B).
Airfare is not included in the tour price.
- English Speaking tour leader (other languages upon requests)
- All accommodations base on twin-share at hotel, guest house and home stay
- Meals detailed in the itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunches, D=Dinners)
- A/C transfers and transportation
- Boat trip mention in itinerary
- Mountain bicycle 24 or 27 Speed (LA bike or Trek bike)
- Sightseeing excursions as outlined in itinerary
- Pump, bike tools, spares tubes
- Spare bike
- Cold water box, small fresh towel
- Mineral water drinking
- Seasonal fruits
- Speed Boat from Cat Ba to Hai Phong.
- International airfares
- Travel insurance and bike helmet (compulsory)
- Items of a personal nature
- Alcoholic beverages and soft drinks
- Mineral water beyond that supplied
- Optional excursions
- Additional transport required due to any emergency situation
- Personal expenses such as telephone and laundry bills
- Visa fees
- Departure taxes
- Tipping for guiding.
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