Cycling to Explore North East of Hanoi Vietnam within 6 days cycling through stunning scenery and meeting friendly people, taking a lot of pictures, visiting great Ba Be lake also enjoying the most famous waterfall in Vietnam. Cycle on the off-beaten track where you only see local people on the way. We support you, with a minivan, and a local tour guide who will cycle along the road with you.

Day 1: Hanoi – Babe lake (L/D) ( Cycling 70 km )

This exotic journey of the Northeast begins as we depart from your Hanoi hotel. We drive up and pass through the undulating terrain of tea plantations in Thai Nguyen city. Van reaches ATK and starts cycling to Babe lake. Cycling through many other timeless villages. This is our first glimpse of rural Vietnam and sets the tone for the days ahead. We will arrive at Ba Be Lake in about late afternoon. After arriving at our homestay in Pac Ngoi village, we will have free time to walk around and meet the Tay people. Dinner and overnight in Home-stay in Ba Be.

Biking:   70 km
Meals:   Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Homestay

Day 2: Babe lake full day trip (B/L/D)

Today we will spend the whole day visiting the beauty of Ba Be Lakes in a local hand-crafted wooden canoe. Cruise along the river and to a nearby cave. Lunch is served near a beautiful waterfall.

After lunch, we canoe our hearts out navigating into the tranquility of Ba Be Lake and witness to all of its majesticness. The afternoon’s activities could include swimming and trekking, or sometimes a short visit to the ethnic minority villages. Rest at dinner then you are free to learn about the local people. Overnight at the homestay.

Biking:   0 km
Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Home-Stay

Day 3: Babe lake – Cao Bang  (B/L/D) ( Cycling 45 km )

As we say goodbye to Pac Ngoi village and Ba Be Lakes, we will cycle on a flat road through the National Park then we hit the road to Ha Hieu and cycle to Na Phac and stop for lunch before taking a scenic 2.5-hour drive towards Cao Bang. Here the ethnic people of Hmong, Dao, Tho and Nung live together in harmony. We will arrive in Cao Bang town at about 4:30 pm check-in and have a free afternoon for walking around the town. Overnight in Cao Bang.

Biking:   45 km
Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Sunny Hotel

Day 04: Cao Bang  – Ban Gioc Waterfalls  (B/L/D)( Cycle 80 Km)
Good paved road ~ 89km all the way to the waterfalls. Up and down Ma Phuc pass. The scenic beauty of Karst valley, and numerous Tay and Nung villages. Late picnic lunch and swim at Ban Gioc waterfalls – the border falls between Vietnam and China. We have some more km cycling in the afternoon to visit Nguom Ngao cave before transferring to Quang Yen - for a homestay with Nung people.

Biking:   80 km
Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Homestay

Day 05: Ban Gioc Waterfalls – Lang Son (B/L/D) ( Cycle 67 Km)
Morning ride 67km to That Khe, passing 3 mountain passed and Dong Khe. Lunch break in That Khe. Afternoon we take a bus shuttle to Lang Son, if time permits we will visit Tam Thanh cave and pagodas. Sleep in Lang Son Hotel.

Biking:   67 km
Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Muong Thanh hotel

Day 06: Lang Son – Ha Noi (B/L)
In your leisure time discover the scenery around you. Then we cycle down to Chi Lang. Visit the historical vestige “Chi Lang border” where the Vietnamese defeated Chinese troops centuries ago. Then we take a bus transfer to Hanoi. End of tour.

Biking:   35 km
Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: None


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Join in group departure: 12th Monthly

Group size: Min from 2 to Max 16 cyclists

Tour Inclusive:

* Support transport by A/C minivan or bus, truck for group

* Trek MTB &  helmets, spare parts, aid kits, tool kits

* Entrance fees, Permission for a border tour

* B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner as mentioned in the tour itinerary

* For daily cycling only: Water, snacks, fresh fruits, wet towels

*Accommodation in tour - 5 nights

* Experienced English-speaking bike guides

Tour Exclusive:

* Travel insurance

* Other personal expenses

* Tips for guides and drivers

* Drinks at restaurants

* Accommodation in Hanoi


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