|DURATION||3 days / 2 nights|
Day 01: Hanoi - Duong Lam Cycling - Mai Chau (L,D)
Morning, drive to the North of Ha Tay province to the ancient Duong Lam village. You will begin cycling from Va temple to Mong Phu village, discover old houses made of literati and rammed soil; most of the village architectures still remain intact. This is a great opportunity to witness the calm and tranquility of everyday country life and interact with local people. Continue cycling to Phung Hung and Ngo Quyen temples – home of the national hero Kings where you will have a stylist picnic lunch. Leave Duong Lam for Mai Chau. Stop en route for visiting Muong village. Upon arrival and check-In to house-on-stilt of Thai people.
Overnight in Mai Chau
Day 02: Mai Chau - Kenh Ga - Ninh Binh (B,L,D)
After breakfast, walking through the villages and rice field. Then, drive to Ninh Binh. En route visit minority villages and bamboo water-pump. Afternoon, cycling to Kenh Ga, a secluded floating village in Ninh Binh with a dramatic landscape of limestone cliffs and caves. Travel serenely by boat witnessing scenes of fishermen, children going to school, and everyday life along the riverfront.
Overnight in Ninh Binh
Day 03: Ninh Binh - Van Long Cycling - Hanoi (B,L)
Morning, depart from hotel to Van Long. On arrival, taking a one-hour boat cruise on Van Long reservoir. Disembark and continue biking 12 km on dyke roads with excellent panoramic view of the village on one side and the soaring limestone mountains on the other. In the afternoon, visit the famed Dinh and Le Temples upon arrival in the citadel town of Hoa Lu “one of the ancient capitals of Vietnam” via beautiful countryside and rice field. Transfer back to Hanoi and drop off at your hotel.
Tariff includes Services:
- Accommodation in hotels with daily breakfast (hotels can be upgraded upon request).
- Transfer and transportation with private vehicle.
- English/French/Italian/German/Spanish speaking Guide upon your request
- Meals as indicated (B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Diner)
- Boat trip as the mentioned program “private boat”
- Sightseeing and entrance fees
- Hike of bicycle
Tariff excludes Services:
- Meals and drink not mentioned
- Tip and personal expenses
- Travel Insurance
- All the others not mentioned in the program