This is an intermediate adventure cycling tour in the North of Vietnam, on about 190km on the saddle of a good road condition.
3 Days Mai Chau Cycling Tour
Tour Code: MCB3
Duration: 03 Days 02 Nights
Meals: as indicated
Day 1: Ha Noi – Hoa Binh – Mai Chau (L, D) (160km)
Leave Hanoi on our support vehicle, to Hoa Binh for our starting point, this really depends on how fit you are so we can choose the best terrain that suite you, 30 km before Hoa Binh town, and 50 km before Mai Chau valley (this is a mountain challenge). After dinner you will enjoy a traditional dance with locals and drink Ruou Can, a special local rice wine. Overnight in local people’s house – that is a new feelings because what is prepared that the living conditions are different from the ones you are accustomed to at home. However, mattresses, blankets and mosquito-nets are present for you.
Day 2: Mai Chau – Suoi Rut – Mai Chau (B, L, D) (160 km)
Enjoy breakfast at village and then start one day biking from Lac village to Ban Nhot – Na Phon – Chieng Chau – Mai Ha villages and Ma river, you will meeting the local people who weaving many beauty colourful clothes and understand the real life of them, Enjoy peaceful scenery along the path. Having lunch in Mai Chau. In afternoon we riding to Bai Sang – Suoi Rut – Suoi Nhung villages (Up and down hill – Near by the Da river), you’ll meet many friendly locals along the way and see how the locals making rice wine and explore waterfall (If you wish you can swim there, relaxing and peaceful atmosphere) have loads of great photo opportunities. Ride back to Lac village about 4.30pm. Overnight on stilt house (Lac Village)
Day 3: Mai Chau – Xa Linh – Ha Noi (B, L) (230 km)
Breakfast at 7.30 am then transfer to village of Xa Linh to enjoy the beautiful valleys and peaceful scenery on the 38km drive to Xa Linh which is home to the Red H’mong and Blue H’mong minority people. The Red H’mong women are well known for their “big hair”; they collect any hair that falls from their heads and weave it back into their living hair to create bouffant styles. There are spectacular views of karst rock mountains in the distance You will riding downhill to Lac village for lunch and late afternoon we drive back to Hanoi. Arrive Hanoi around 5.30 pm.
Includes: Private vehicles support, English speaking guide, bike rental, accommodation in homestay, meals as indicated, water & snacks whilst riding; entrance fees, daily bottle of mineral water & wet towel.
Excludes: International flights, visa, insurance; personal expenses; drinks; gratuities.
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