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Northern Vietnam Cycling: Mai Chau To Pu Luong
Viet Nam
Northern Vietnam Cycling: Mai Chau To Pu Luong
OVERVIEW
ITINERARY
DETAILS
ESSENTIALS INFORMATION
Overview
The tour is an exciting cycling experience due to its highly varied terrain, but it's also a totally unique cultural journey; the minority hill tribes of the area and their lifestyle is unlike anything else in Vietnam. The combination of the two is perfect for those who are serious about cycling and won't shy away from a challenge but also want to spend some of their excursion taking it easy while enjoying the local atmosphere.
Destination
Northern Vietnam
Cycling Distance
50 - 60km/day
Level
Challenging
Trip Duration
5 Days
Cycling Days
4 Days
Group Size
2 to 16 riders
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Map Overview
North Vietnam Bike Trip: Mai Chau to Pu Luon Map
Itinerary
1
HANOI – MAI CHAU
Cycling distance: 60-70 km
Elevation gain: 500-700 m
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Meals provided: Lunch, dinner
Accommodation: Mrs Chung Homestay

In the morning, a van will transfer riders outside of town where they will be treated to a hearty breakfast and a bike fitting.
We then begin our adventure by climbing through the remote ethnic minority villages of the Muong people, all the while weaving through terraced rice paddies. Hosting both challenging cross country paths and quiet paved mountain roads, we will be rewarded with fabulous views of misty green karst formations and the massive Hoa Binh Reservoir. After several climbs and fast downhills, we enter the magical valley of Mai Chau where steep mountains ring an expanse of electric green rice fields.
Relax with a fabulous home cooked meal.
2
MAI CHAU – PU LUONG NATURE RESERVE
Cycling distance: 60-70 km
Elevation gain: 500-700 m
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Meals provided: Breakfast, lunch, BBQ dinner
Accommodation: Mr Ba’s Homestay

Today's ride features two challenging climbs that pass by stunning vistas, remote traditional villages and some of the most beautiful rice terraces in Southeast Asia.
The first climb is a long uphill that will take us out of Mai Chau Valley and onto an elevated plateau in the mountainous part of the region. Following shaded paths beside crystal clear streams, we’ll then enter the Pu Luong Nature reserve and have a traditional lunch overlooking the village’s rice terraces.
After a breather of 10 kms cycling on flat terrain through green fields and ethnic minority villages, we make another short but steep climb to our Pu Luong homestay, where we can chill with a beer in the cool waters of their natural spring before a fantastic BBQ dinner outdoors.
3
PU LUONG – NINH BINH
Cycling distance: 60 km
Elevation: 500m
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Meals provided: Breakfast, lunch
Accommodation: Ninh Binh Hidden Charm

Today begins with a bang: a screaming downhill through the village’s steep rice terraces. Safely in the valley, we embark on a wonderfully scenic and remote x-country track for 15 Km. Riverside bamboo forests shade us as we roll on, completely alone in nature.
We’ll then take an hour-long van transfer before cycling towards Ninh Binh, a mesmerising area known locally as “Ha Long bay on land” thanks to its magical riverine landscape, with sheer limestone mountains rising up from the paddies We’ll pass by limestone formations on the way. We’ll finally reach the Ninh Binh Hotel in the evening.
4
NINH BINH – HA NOI
Cycling distance: 25 km
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Meals provided: Breakfast, lunch, farewell dinner
Accommodation: Le Jardin Hotel Haute Couture or Similar

After a hearty buffet breakfast, we take a leisurely ride through the stunning natural beauty and historic sites of Ninh Binh, stopping often for stories and photos. We trade in our bikes for boats and will be paddled by a local guide for a 3 hours tour through pitch black river caves and hidden lagoons while learning more about Vietnam’s history.
After lunch, we transfer to Ha Noi and arrive in the capital before 6pm. Check-in at your hotel in Hanoi’s Old Quarter and dress up for our farewell dinner! 
5
HANOI DEPARTURE
No cycling
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Meals provided: Breakfast

Breakfast is provided, but you will have a chance to make new culinary and cultural discoveries on your own in Ha Noi. You may also choose to take a city tour with a local guide. If you need to extend your holiday (eg. to visit Ha Long Bay), we are happy to assist.
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Includes
Accommodation
4-star hotels and homestay (twin/double sharing)
English speaking guide
Insightful, fun-loving, and cyclist at heart
Private transportation
With professional driver and equipment
Mountain bikes in all sizes + helmet
All biking gears (helmet, tool kit, water cage) are included
Free-low cold beer 
At the end of the tour
Entrance fees
Boat trips
Support vehicle + mechanic
From 6 riders
Snacks & soft drinks, fresh fruit
On biking days
Meals as mentioned
4 X B = Breakfasts
4 X L = Lunches
3 X D = Dinners
Excludes
Travel Insurance
Other personal expenses
Tips
Airport transfer
Guide & Bikes
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Your Guide
Our cycling guide is a trustworthy expert who speaks fluent English. They prioritize your safety and ensure you have all the necessary information throughout the tour, providing a reliable and enjoyable experience.
Your Bikes
Trek Marlin 5
Himo Electric Bike
Discover a cycling adventure like no other! Conquer rugged terrains on the Trek Marlin 5 , while the Himo Electric bikes provides effortless exploration. Join us and experience the thrill of adrenaline-filled trails and scenic routes with our perfect biking companions.
Accommodation
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Ninh Binh Hidden Charm
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Free Wifi
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Air condition
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Parking lot
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Breakfast 
Mai Chau Eco Lodge 
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Free Wifi
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Breakfast 
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Parking lot
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Swimming Pool
Pu Luong Retreat
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Free Wifi
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Breakfast 
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Air Condition
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Swimming Pool
Optional Cost
Disclaimer
Departure Dates
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  • 14
    March
    Thursday
    14 Mar, 2024
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    Monday
    18 Mar, 2024
  • 16
    April
    Tuesday
    16 Apr, 2024
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    Saturday
    20 Apr, 2024
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    May
    Thursday
    16 May 2024
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    Monday
    20 May 2024
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    June
    Thursday
    13 Jun 2024
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    Monday
    17 Jun 2024
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    July
    Friday
    12 July 2024
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    Tuesday
    16 July 2024
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    August
    Monday
    26 Aug 2024
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    Friday
    30 Aug 2024
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    September
    Sunday
    15 Sep 2024
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    Thursday
    19 Sep 2024
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    October
    Thursday
    24 Oct 2024
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    Monday
    28 Oct 2024
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    Thursday
    21 Nov 2024
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    Monday
    25 Nov 2024
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    December
    Thursday
    19 Dec 2024
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    Monday
    23 Dec 2024
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Term & Conditions
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Deposit and Payment Terms

Deposit of 30% of the total tour price is required upon confirmation of booking or contract signing day.

Full Payment is required 45 days before departure for all services via money transfer or credit card with all bank transfer charges/ fees to be paid by the client.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations will be charged as follow:

45 or more days before departure: No cancellation charge after reducing admin fees.

From 44 to 30 days before departure: 50% cancellation charge for full package

Within 29 days prior to departure: 70% cancellation charge for full package

Within 07 days prior to departure: 100% cancellation charge for full package

No – show or unused services

No refund will be given for any unused service after the trip has commenced.

Liability

Mr. Biker Saigon is not responsible for any loss, injury or damage sustained by passengers. Additional expenses incurred due to delays, accidents, natural disaster, political actions and unrest must be borne by the passengers. Passengers are required to have full travel insurance. Airline schedules and local conditions may affect accommodation and itineraries. Should this occur, Mr. Biker Saigon will endeavor to substitute a suitable arrangement of similar value. Participation on any tours implies full agreement to the above conditions by all parties involved.

Passport and Entry Visa

Your passport must be valid for at least six months following your entry date to your travel destination.

It is your responsibility to ensure that you are in possession of a valid passport and visa and all travel documents are valid for travel.

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is not included in your tour price. It is the passenger’s responsibility to verify whether his/her local health insurance carrier provides coverage while traveling. Please contact your insurance carrier for details.

Mr. Biker Saigon strongly advises that you purchase a comprehensive travel insurance policy to cover all aspects of your tour: the loss of deposits through cancellation, loss of baggage and personal items, personal injury and death. A waiver must be signed if insurance is declined.

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