Day 1: Ninh Binh -Mai Chau (~ 150km ) (-/L/D)
Our driver and tour guide will pick you up at our’s hotel and then we will drive towards Mai Chau. Arrive at Khanh village you will jump on your bikes for a journey along the twisting mountain pass to Mai Chau valley. After one hour enjoying the spectacular beauty on the way, you’ll reach Mai Chau to check in a stilt-house then have lunch. (For those who wish not to ride in this spectacular slopping pass, support car is available to transfer you to the stilt house).
In the afternoon, you’ll continue to cycle to some local ethnics villages in the area, enjoy peaceful moments of the countryside and take the opportunity to deeply understand the daily life and cultural customs of locals.
Your dinner will be served with traditional dishes and you can also enjoy local music and dance performances at the community house.
(Day 1: Cycling 20km challenge slops, Home-stay).
The distance between the top and bottom of White Stone pass is about 500m (250m-750m)
Day 2: Mai Chau-Moc Chau (B/L/D)
In the morning, we will drive to Moc Chau, stop at the Moc Chau’s welcome gate to get the bikes ready and you will start your cycling tour to visit Thai and H’Mong Villages. From Chieng Di Hamlet, you will ride a bike through Moc Chau tea plantation hills as well as take visit to Moc Chau dairy farm and several hamlets with hundreds of fruits and flowers species on the way. Lunch will be served in a restaurant with local specialties.
In the afternoon, you will spend time visiting tea plantation hills and local villages as well as communicate with the locals. In the evening you will turn back Moc Chau town and spend your night at Hotel. (Home-stay optional).
Day 2: cycle 25km flat land, overnight at tourist standard Hotel.
Day 3: Moc Chau – Hoa Binh Hydropower Reservoir – Ninh Binh (~ 136km ) (B/L/-)
After enjoying a delicious breakfast with a cup of hot cow’s milk – a specialty of Moc Chau town, you will get on the car to Dong Bang intersection where you will get your bikes again and start your cycling trip in an off-the-beaten trail to Hoa Binh hydropower reservoir. On the way you will see the panorama view of this largest manmade reservoir in Vietnam dotted with charming waterfalls and peaceful villages located by the Black River’s bank. We will stop at a small village for lunch with local specialties in fascinating and spectacular scenery of Hoa Binh reservoir.
In the afternoon you can continue cycling on the rugged mountain road through the plains or relax at the stilt-house or wandering around to learn about the villager daily life. Kayaking on the lake to visit hundreds of island is available on your request.
At about 15:00, we will pack up the bikes and leave this charming village. Our interesting discovery tour will end in Ninh Binh at around 19:00.
Day 3: Cycling 10 km in mostly downhill terrain.
What to bring:
Umbrella, Camera, Raincoat, Sunblock, Hat, Comfortable shoes.
Included in price:
+ E.S.guide. (our guide speaks English fluently and has a lot of experiences and knowledge).
+ Other languages on request.
+ Private transfers within the tour by air-conditioned vehicle, including pick-up and drop-off at hotel.
+ Skillful driver
+ Boat trip.
+ Mineral water 500ml x 2/ per person
+ All entrance and sightseeing fees
+ Big private lunch (we carter vegetarians)
+ Hotel pickup/ drop off at your hotel in the center city on your request.
+ All taxes & services charge.
Not included in price:
+ Beverages and other meals do not indicate in the program.
+ Travel insurance
+ Drinks and other personal expenses.
+ Tips/ Gratuities
+ Any additional expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as natural calamities (typhoon, floods), flight delays, rescheduling or cancellations, any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes etc.
+ Child 1 – 4 years old: F.O.C ( Free of charge )
+ Child 5 – 10 years old, 75% adult price
+ Peak season surcharge 25% on Dec 24th and Dec 31st and The Luna.
The quotation above is only applicable at present and might change at different time of service.
Please use the booking form and choose your desired departure date to get the exact price for the tour.