Mai Chau -Ninh Binh biking
Day 1: Overland to Mai Chau/bike to Buoc Village
Leave Hanoi at 8am. We drive southwest to Mai Chau, the gateway to the impressive mountainous area of northern Vietnam. The drive is very nice with stunning view of mountains, valleys, sugarcane farms and rice paddies. We would have a stop en route for refreshment. Upon arrival in Mai Chau we have a lunch stop in Pom Coong, a village of Thai ethnic minority. We will have lunch in a local house. After lunch we embark on a biking on village road to Buoc, a village of Thai minority group. We will have dinner and overnight in a traditional stilt-house of a Thai family.
Summary
Biking:   30km
Meals:   Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Homestay
Day 2: Bike on back road to Mai Chau
Breakfast in the home stay and then we start biking on beautiful country road through scenic villages of Thai minority. We will have lunch in a local house in Xo village. After lunch we continue riding to Pom Coong village. Dinner and overnight in Pom Coong Village.
Summary
Biking:   35km
Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Homestay
Day 3: Bike/drive to Ninh Binh
Breakfast and free at leisure to cycle around in the Mai Chau valley or shopping for Thai handmade fabric. Lunch in Mai Chau. After lunch we drive to Ninh Binh. Stop on the way for a beautiful ride through country side. Overnight in Ninh Binh.
Summary
Biking:   30km
Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel
Day 4: Bike/sightseeing of “Halong Bay on the rice field”/Drive back to Hanoi
Biking from the hotel to Hoa Lu, the first capital of Vietnam date back from 8th century. Visit the temples and climb some hundred steps to the top of a mountain for a great view over the “Halong Bay on the rice field”. After here we bike through an amazing area of limestone mountains uprising on rice paddies. After 1hr riding we reach Tam Coc. Lunch in local restaurant and then enjoy an interesting rowing boat trip on river to explore the Halong Bay on the rice paddies. Drive back to Hanoi. Trip concludes.
Summary
Biking:   22km
Boat trip:  2 hrs
Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch
mai chau ninh binh biking
MAI CHAU - NINH BINH BIKING TOUR
Duration: 4 days 3 nights
Start : Hanoi    End : Hanoi
Activity: Biking 
This is one of the best biking adventure in northern Vietnam for those who love to discover the wet rice cultivation, ethnic minority life, beautiful landscapes in tranquility. The encounter to local highlights their trip with exciting conversation and fascinating biking routes



DETAILED ITINERARY:  
Day 1: Hanoi - Mai Chau. Biking
Leave  to Mai Chau, the mountain escape in northwest Vietnam. After 3 hours driving, you will pass  valleys, sugarcane farms, rice paddies scattered along the road to create enjoyable sceneries. Upon arrival, settle down your lugguage in local family and rest. 
In the afternoon, embark on a biking to the village of Buoc. It is time to enjoy the local authenticity with your peddal.
Day 2: Mai Chau biking
Wandering along the lush valley of Mai Chau with your bike, discover the cultivating methods, traditional work of Thai people before returning to Poom Cong village.
Spend your time shopping the colourful silks, handicrafts of Thai people and enjoy the musical dance.
Day 3: Bike/drive to Cuc Phuong
Take a secluded road from Mai Chau to Cuc Phuong national park. The spectacular landscapes are highlight of the morning while the biking time inside the green of Cuc Phuong national park, visiting the interesting caves, forests is at your best of this day.
Dinner and overnight in the Cuc Phuong eco-lodge.
Day 4: Biking Tam Coc- Hanoi
Transfer to Tam Coc for the biking to Hoa Lu, the first capital of Vietnam date back from 8th century. Visit the temples and climb some hundred steps to the top of a mountain for a great view over the “Halong Bay on the rice field”. After here we bike through an amazing area of limestone mountains uprising on rice paddies. After 1hr riding we reach Tam Coc. Lunch in local restaurant and then enjoy an interesting rowing boat trip on river to explore the Halong Bay on the rice paddies. Drive back to Hanoi. 
 
 

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