Day 1: Hanoi – Vu Linh
Day 2: Vu Linh – Ha giang
Day 3: Ha Giang – Meo Vac.
Day 4: Meo Vac – Ba Be
Day 5: Ba Be Lake – Hanoi.
Day 6: Hanoi – Flight To Hue. Visit Hue.
Day 7: Hue – DMZ tunnels – Hue.
Day 8: Hue – Hoi An.
Day 9: Hoi An – Cham Island
Day 10: Hoi An.
Day 11: Hoi An – Danang – Siemreap ( Cambodia)
Day 12: Angkor Wat visit.
Day 13: Flight to ….
Day 1, Hanoi – Vu linh, 180 km, 5hr ride, home stay
Leaving Hanoi, we ride up to the North of the country by taking a small road going along the Red river dike. Enjoy the Red river scenery as we ride through country and extensive farming lands comprising a sea of paddy fields split by tree-lined roads. Meet the daily life in the wild environment. Lunch at a local restaurant in Viet Tri or Doan Hung Town. Arrive in Vu linh in late afternoon, here we stay overnight with our friends of the Dao’s minority in a traditional stilt house.
Day 2, Vulinh – Ha Giang, 180 km, Home stay, 5 hr ride
Ha Giang, 300 km away from Hanoi, located at the highest latitude in Vietnam. It is surrounded by Cao Bang, Tuyen Quang, Lao Cai, and Yen Bai. It shares a border with China in the north. Many ethnic minorities, including the Dao, H’mong, Tay, and Nung, live in Ha Giang province Vietnam.
Beautiful ride today along the Thac Ba lake, during your way, you will have chances to visit many roadside ethnic villages. Lunch in Tuyen Quang town. Continue our ride to Ha Giang for overnight in a family.
Day 3,Ha Giang – Dong Van – Mèo Vac, 180km, 2 stars standard hotel
Dong Van Town is located in the heart of Dong Van Rock Plateau, which was recognized as part of the Global Geo-Park Network last year, the Dong Van old quarter is home to age old and unique architecture near Ha Giang Province’s border with China.
Today’s ride must be highlights of the trip as we will visit one of the most remote land in Vietnam where are special with many ethnic groups with their unique cultures and imposing mountains – the “Heaven Gate” in Quan Ba, Rock Plateau and the Vuong palace in Dong Van. Ma Pi Leng Pass. Arrive in Meo vac town in the late afternoon.
Day 4, Meo Vac – Ba Be, 180km, 6hr ride. Home-stay.
After breakfast, We leave Meo Vac for Ba Be. The scenic route climbs over many Passes where we can enjoy beautiful mountain ranges and the Nho Que river – Just an amazing place to be, Lunch in a local restaurant in Bao Lac, After 30 km riding on paved road after Bao Lac, we will take a small beautiful trail going thought the jungle, we ride across many streams and river, a great day for off-road ride. Continue to Babe lake where the landscape is amazing and the home stay is another unique experience. Dinner and overnight in home stay of a Tay family.
Day 5, Visit Ba Be – ride to Hanoi.
Ba Be is Vietnam’s largest natural lake and is now the centerpiece of an extensive National Park. The park and the surrounding area is limestone country, so lakes, waterfalls, caves and unusual rock formations abound. The whole area is richly forested and home to many ethnic minority communities.
After visiting a local market (if on the market day), we take a boat trip to discover the Lake of Babe and its National Park.
After the boat trip, we farewel to Babe national Park. Back to our ride, Staying off the main road for as long as possible we head back towards the Red River Delta, passing through areas inhabited by Hmong, Dao, Tay and Nung minority peoples. A mixture of both challenging track and glorious sealed road all the way back to Hanoi.
Day 6: Hanoi – Flight To Hue..
AM: Transfer to airport for a short flight to Hue. Arrival time: ……
PM: motor tour to visit Royal tombs and countryside in Hue.
O.N in Hotel:
Day 7 : Hue – DMZ tunnels in Quang Tri (Full day) (B)
After breakfast . We depart to visit the historic DMZ in Quang Tri ( 100km North of Hue)
Upon arrival, we visit the Vinh Moc Tunnels – Vinh Moc (Vịnh Mốc) is a tunnel complex in Quảng Trị, Vietnam. During the Vietnam War it was strategically located on the border of North Vietnam and South Vietnam, on the North Vietnamese side. The tunnels were built to shelter people from the intense bombing of Son Trung and Son Ha communes in Vinh Linh county of Quảng Trị Province in the Vietnamese Demilitarized Zone. ,
Hien Luong Bridge: This bridge is located in 17th Parallel and in Vietnam War, it was bisected between South Vietnam and North Vietnam
Old Citadel of Quang Tri: The citadel located in an enclosed area of about two square kilometers had to endure the velocity of bombing and artillery explosion which was equal to eight times the velocity of the atomic bomb dropped by the US in Hiroshima in Japan in 1954.
Day 8: Hue – Hoi An. (B,)
AM: After Breakfast, Our Guide will take you to visit the Old Citadel of Hue: The Citadel Complex of Hue, set up by Nguyen Dynasty from 1805 to 1945, is now one amongst the relics of the Hue ancient Capital – theWorld Cultural Heritage, capturing much of tourists’ attention.
Farewel to Hue we ll have 4 hour road trip to
to Hoi an (150km). Check in Hotel and relax.
Day 9: Hoi An Cham Island. (B,)
Cham Island, with its cool climate, clean white sand beaches, transparent water and plentiful protected marine habitatshas attracted many tourists recently. The Cham Archipelago (Cu Lao Cham) in the East Sea, 10 nautical miles from Cua Dai Beach, .
We get transferred by shared – tourist boat to island. Enjoy the snorkelling (or Scuba Diving – optional).
Day 10: Hoi An. (B)
AM: Breakfast in the hotel then you have free time to walk in town to visit highlights of Charming Old quarter in Hoi An: Old house, Museum, Japanese cover bridge, Chinese temple…( Sightseeing tickets on your own.)
And at your leisure for dress making and shopping around. O/N in hotel.
Day 11: Hoi An – Danang Airport for Flight to SiemReap. . (B,)
After breakfast in the hotel, you will get transferred to Airport for a flight to Siemreap.
Day 12 : Siemreap – visit Angkor.
Free to visit Angkor temple on your own.
Day 13: Afternoon Flight for departure.
Transfer to airport for your departure..
Thank you and See You Again.
The following cost has been calculated for a party from …. people travelling with Guide..