Mai Chau & Cuc Phuong Motorbiking 4 days
4 days trip to Mai Chau and Cuc Phuong trip is really a short trip however you will get a lots of experiences in the areas off the beaten track, get away from the noisy city. Start your trip from Hanoi city, you will ride uphill to Hoa Binh and to Mai Chau It’s surrounded by a green valley and stilt houses. Many minorities, including the Thai ethnic group live here. After very interesting night stay in house on stilt, eat the foods prepared by the family, you will continue your riding trip to Cuc Phu national park in Ninh Binh, it’s one of Vietnam’s most beautiful and important protected area. You will have great experience when you stay in the guest house of the park, very calm and quite night. You then have time to do some trek through the forest to get chance to see rare animals. After that riding to Ninh Binh to visit the ancient capital of Vietnam and take the exciting boat trip in Tam Coc where you will feel the scenery similar to Halong Bay.
- See the power plant in Hoa Binh city
- Get experience in Thai villages in Mai Chau and tay overnight in house on stilt.
- Visit Primate rescue center in Cuc Phuong
- Short trekking in Cuc Phuong forest
- Boat trip in Ngo river to visit three caves " Tam Coc
- Visit the ancient capital city of Vietnam, Hoa Lu.
Itinerary in brief :
Day 1: Hanoi - Mai Chau (L,D) ~160km
Day 1: Hanoi - Mai Chau (L,D) ~160km
Departure and wind our way to Hoa Binh town, before that we will be driving our own way through villages, valleys of Ha Tay and Hoa Binh province. Lunch break in Hoa Binh town, visit the power plant and continue hitting the roads up hills to Kun pass and onto nice roads offering spectacular views over the valleys and mountains. Arrive in Mai Chau in afternoon, take a short walk around and overnight in Thai’s house on stilts.
Day 2: Mai Chau – Cuc Phuong National park (B,L,D) ~ 120 km
Morning after breakfast we will ride around 6 hours on and off the main roads to Cuc Phuong National Park, lunch en route. Get to Cuc Phuong in early afternoon. We visit to the Primate Rescue Centre, which is dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation, breeding, research and conservation of the endangered primates of Vietnam, then ride 20km through Cuc Phuong forest to the park center, tea break then trek. Overnight in the guesthouse in the middle of the park.
Day 3: Cuc Phuong – Ninh Binh (B,L,D) ~ 60 km
Morning we start our real jungle trek through the national park. A national park ranger will be our on-site guide who makes sure that we do not get lost and he will tell us about the flora and fauna of the park. Picnic lunch in the shade of a giant tree. And afternoon jump on our bike for driving on sides of this park towards Ninh Binh town. Overnight in hotel in Ninh Binh.
Day 4: Ninh Binh – Hanoi (B,L) ~ 110km
Morning we ride to Tam Coc cave for 3 hours boat trip in “Halong inland” then we will have lunch break in the river side restaurant, before riding through villages, rivers, rocks to Hoa Lu where we will visit the “ancient capital city of Hoa Lu”. Hit our road towards Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi by 6 pm. Tour ends.
Milsk 110 CC ( Russian bike)
Honda 125 Cc
Honda 250 Cc
- Private English speaking guide.
- Accommodation in standard hotels and in local home stays with daily breakfasts
- Meals as indicated (B= breakfast; L=Lunch; D = Dinner)
- Motorbike with all fuel
- Helmet and other safety equipments;
- Entrance fees and permits during guided time.
- Service charge & Government taxes
- International airfares.
- Meals not indicated
- Drinks & beverage ..
- Vietnam visa stamp fee : ( 25 USD/ per person)
- Personal travel insurance (Compulsory).
- Personal expenses such as telephone and .aundry bills.
- Tips and gratuities
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