Cycling in Northern Vietnam is a fascinating way to immerse yourself in the region’s breathtaking landscapes and rich culture. The northern part of Vietnam is renowned for its mountainous terrain, featuring rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges that offer both challenging and scenic cycling routes.

Indeed, 14 Day Epic Bicycle tours in Northern Vietnam is some of the most amazing in South East Asia. Every day offers a different terrain, gradient, vista and climate as we climb and descent the various altitudes of the Ha Giang Plateau, Bao Lac and Cao Bang Geopark. This is a ride to remember and if the memory of burning leg muscles aren’t enough to remember it by, then your amazing photographs almost certainly will be.
Ha Giang is the final frontier in northern Vietnam, an amazing landscape of limestone pinnacles and granite outcrops. The far north of the province has some of the most spectacular scenery in the country, and the trip between Yen Minh and Dong Van, and then across the Mai Pi Leng Pass to Meo Vac is quite mind-blowing. 
Ha Giang is also the most attractive destination in the country, with Happiness Road, Dong Van Plateau, Khau Vai Love Market, Quan Ba Sky Gate, mysterious, majestic, twisting and winding passes. Hidden in dense clouds, far down the valley are simple and simple villages of H'mong people.

The amazing  Bao Lac route connecting between Ha giang and Cao Bang is incredible beauty and worthy challenging.
Cao Bang located in Northeast Vietnam, possesses the incredible natural beauty, a magnificent Ban Gioc waterfall, a range of limestone mountain surrounded the colorful ethnic minority villages, a jag Quay Son river bent toward a lush rice paddy fields etc., and the vibrant traditional culture of the ethnic minority. Our cycling journey will extend to Ba Be lake. Vietnam’s largest natural lake, Ho Ba Be forms the core of the delightful Ba Be National Park, a feast of limestone and tropical forest. Enclosed by steep, densely wooded slopes breaking out here and there into white limestone cliffs, the lake is 7km long, up to 30m deep and a kilometre wide in parts. A few islands decorate the surface., cycling on tarmac road through remoted region of Bac Can  to  Thai Nguyen, you will opportunity in admiring breathtaking scenery, pristine nature and capture stunning limestone mountain panoramas.

Day 1: Hanoi Arrival Transferring to  –Ha Giang Cycling Tours

Vietnam's beautiful and tranquil capital lies at the heart of the northern Red River Delta. It is a city of lakes and leafy boulevards that still retains an air of French colonial elegance. The fine coffee and perfect baguettes have led some to call Hanoi the 'Paris of the East' but the city's roots go all the way back to 1010 AD. On arrival in Hanoi, you will be met and transferred to Ha Giang city for 4 hours. You will explore and enjoy pristine nature of the north Vietnam. Have lunch in local restaurant. After recharging energy, we fix our bikes and setting off  on scenic and quiet road along Gam river upward to Ha Giang city. we will be overwhelmed by magnificent scenery and rustic village life of Northern Vietnam.  Our trip continue on village road lead us come closer into Ha Giang city. Challenging some short passes before descenting into city for stay overnight.
Activity: Picking up and Transferring 
Accommodation: Ha Giang Wing Bungalow
Transferring distance:180 Km
Cyling distance: 65 Km
Distance:    65.8 km
Elevation:    + 949 / - 893 m

Day 02: Ha Giang  Cycling Loop  Minh Ngoc – Du Gia

Today is the first day of Ha Giang Bicycle loop, promising bring us wonderful experience in our trip.  Start our new exploring day from hotel after recharging energy, we cycle through city and crossing bridge and follow province road Minh Ngoc junction.
Morning cycle on undulating road, winding its way along river and slope of mountains take us to Minh Ngoc town. You will actually have a glimpse of scenic beauty in the North Vietnam  vista.  
After refreshing, we get back on bike to cycle and ascent gradually long long gradients through canopy forest and rustic village in to Dong Van Geopark..
while cycling through the mountainsides, misty valleys, You will be overwhelmed by the magnificent beauty of the mountains, primeval forests and ethnic villages. Have lunch en route.  After recharging energy, we actually meet and challenge incredible pass, winding its way along hillside and along densed tropical forest to the peak.  Spending our time to take panoramic view over Du Da Valley before descending into misty valley for stayovernight,

Activity;Cycling from hotel - Hotel
Accommodation: Du Gia Stream Lodge
Cycling distance: 73 Km
Distance:    73.0 km
Elevation:    + 1990 / - 1725 m

Day 03: Du Gia –  Lung Tam – Quan Ba Bicycle loop

Today is promising wonderful day in our cycling trip whilst cycling through the Dong Van Geological Plateau. Make sure you're fully energized for a long day of cycling trip.
Starting our cycling day from Ecolodge, after recharging fully energy,  Morning cycle distance will be harder and more arduous  than the route in the afternoon.
we quickly conquer the first short slope out of the Du Gia valley, after reaching the top. we release our feet winding amongst rocky mountain and lush scenery for descending 10 km. We continue the second pass longer and more difficult than the first one to Can Ho Commune. However, the breathtaking scenery and  terrific rugged mountain ranges will quickly make you more excited. Right after reaching in the peak, you will be overwhelmed by magnificent and majestic of rocky mountains mixed with lush scenery.
Leaving the spectacular scenery behind, we continue our journey descenting into Thai An and weaving along the river to LungTam Commune for lunch.
After recharging energy,  we get back on bike to cycle gently through scenic valleys to Can Ty. Challeng the last short hill up to Hmong Resort for stay overnight.

Activity;Cycling from hotel - Hotel
Accommodation: Hmong Village Resort
Distance:    54.3 km
Elevation:    + 1745 / - 1713 m

Day 04: Mountain Bike Tours from Quan Ba – Yen Minh

After recharging fully energy for new adventure day,  Embarking on our bikes from Resort , we cycle on asphalt road and descent 10 km through Hmong village, cross bridge and cycle along stunning riverside to meet the  first hilltop today. We cycle uphill for the first 18 km before a descent of around 3 km and then relatively flat terrain for the next 3km. It’s a challenging up and down terrain to an altitude of 1.025m before we make a final descent for the last 15km into Yen Minh. We will have the chance to see the traditional homes of the local hill tribes. The communities in this area are Chinese.
Activity;Cycling from hotel - Hotel
Accommodation: Phuong Dong Hotel
Cycling distance: 43 Km
Distance:    42.6 km    
Elevation:    + 946 / - 1043 m    

Day 05: Cycling trip from   Yen Minh – Dong van

Today is great and incredible day with us whilst cycling in the heart of world listed Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark.
Have hearty breakfast in hotel and take a quick visit colorful hill tribe market  nearby hotel and then commence cycling on the way of Happiness road to Dong Van. You will immerse pristine nature and magnificent karsk Plateau scenery while cycling ascending to summit. Stop to visit and explore Hmong King Palace ( Vuong Chi Sinh Palace)  and then we continue cycling to Lung Cu Pole Flag Tower. Have lunch enroute. After lunch we keep riding on back road to Dong Van Town. Upon arriving, do check in and have relax by your own.

Activity: cycling and Visiting
Accommodation: Hoa  Cuong Dong Van Hotel***
Cycling distance: 66 Km
Distance:    65.3 km
Elevation:    + 2277 / - 1633 m

Day 06: Dong Van  bicycle Tours  Ma Pi Leng – Meo Vac – BaoLac.

There is a market daily in the town centre of  Dong Van and Meo Vac used mainly by the White Hmong, Tay and Lo Lo hill tribes. Women dressed in their brightly coloured traditional clothing walk into the town carrying their bamboo woven baskets laden with corn and vegetables. Today we follow a remote mountain road to conquer incredible pass – Ma Phi Leng connect between in two towns Dong Van and Meo Vac.It is  terrific and amazing scenery when we cycle on slope of mountain to admire extraordinerary sightseeing, reflecting crystal water from Nho Que River
Enjoy the first two km on flat road lead out of Dong Van Town then we challenge 7 km ascendingly ride on winding road with sharp turn to the top.  Cycling descendingly  16 Km along the hillside to Meo Vac Town. Upon arriving Meo Vac, Regroup and conquer 7 Km on steep passes to the summit before rolling down to Niem Son.
There’s a relatively gentle uphill climb of  before we descend for the final 30km along flat terrain. We will pass people from the local minority communities along the way dressed in their vibrant tribal costumes. Stop on sideroad to visit local market or exploring daily life of hill tribal people. Have lunch enroute. Following lunch we continue to ride along the bank of Gam river, conquere on relatively tough pass before descending to Bao Lac town 

Activity: Cycling from hotel - Hotel
Accommodation: Thuy  Duong Hotel**
Cycling distance: 65 Km
Distance:    64.5 km
Elevation:    + 1817 / - 2597 m

Day 07: Bao Lac  Bike ride to Khau Coc cha – Pac Po

Today is definitely tough and arduous cycling day in our trip, however, we will be rewarded by outstanding scenery and breathtaking sights in road.
Have breakfast with Vietnamese styles in  local restaurant, we hoop up our bikes from hotel, cycling and challenging 12 km steep pass., wind its way on slope  and rugged mountains. sometimes, we stop on way to capture brilliant pictures in deep valleys or rice terrace along hillsides.we quickly ride on pinnacle  of mountain and plunging into peaceful village. we actually meet long and tough hilly passes from here and winding its way through rugged  and dangerous mountains from three storeies to 15 storeies before descending into dreamlike valley for picnic lunch. After recharging energy, we gear up our bike to challenge the last pass before descending to Thong Nong town. turning on secondary road and ride on undulating roadlead to Cao Bang city.

Activity: Cycling and Transferring
Accommodation: Me Farmstay
Cycling distance:
Distance:    71.2 km
Elevation:    + 2300 / - 2189 m

Day 08: Pac Po  Cycle to  Tra Linh

Hearty breakfast in hotel, we kick off our pedal from hotel to Pac Po. Enjoy pristine nature and stunning scenery as we ride on tarmac road through peaceful villages. interact with hill tribe people on the way or school kids go or from school. We keep our way to Pac Po on newly  undulating road.
Pac po is holy destination for Vietnamese people – the cradle of Vietnam Revolutionary from 1930 -1945, where President Hochiminh was the first time set his feet to Viet Nam fartherland after 30 Years living and working in abroad.
Pac Po is located at between high mountain ranges and stream, river, share border with China at milestone 108 Km. Hochiminh decided himself to set up this area for initialy Vietnam Revolutionary.  Visiting this historical relic, the traveller understand about Post Vietnamese Revolution and Hochiminh Life as well.
Upon arrival of Pac Po, we spend our time to pay tribute to the predecessors and Hochiminh, who led Vietnamese people to revote against Japanese Troop and French military expedition to gain independence in 1945.  After Visiting, we gear up our bike to ascendingly ride to Gate of Heaven. Having picnic lunch on peak. After lunch meals, we challenge our abilities on the top before descendly ride to  Tra Linh Town ship.

Activities: Transferring and cycling to Hotel
Accommodations: Duc Long Hotel**
Cycling distances: 60 Km
Distance:    59.8 km
Elevation:    + 1920 / - 1591 m

Day 09: Tra Linh – Ban Gioc Mountain bike

Breakfast in Hotel, we commence our cycling day from Hotel ascendingly ride out of the town then rolling down to Trung Khanh town. Admire brilliant scenery and breathtaking landscapes as we ride through the core of world Global Geopark in Vietnam.
Upon arrival of Trung Khanh , regroup and refreshment for while. We continue out trip to turn off the single track to Quay Son River. Admire stunning sightseeing and lush rice paddy fields as we ride along border belt , cross bamboo bridge then we cycle through quaint villages and rice paddy fields.Having lunch in Eco Homestay. After lunch, we cycle along the river to Ban Gioc water fall or Kayaking along Quay Son river. Dinner and stay overnight in Ban Gioc Resort

Activities: Cycling from hotel - Hotel
Accommodations: Lan Rung Ecolodge
Cycling distances: 72 Km
Distance:    70.9 km
Elevation:    + 1060 / - 1326 m

Day 10: Ban Gioc -  Quang Uyen Bicycle Loop

Get up early in the morning to expose the fascinated nature, walking down to discovery the magnificent Ban Gioc Water Fall. Ban Gioc Water Fall is one of the most maverlous water fall in Vietnam, sharing with China a half of river . come back to Hotel for hearty breakfast. After breakfast, we commence riding from hotel to Quang Uyen Town on new frontier road to observer the picturesque limestone mountain ranges, passing many hill tribal village of Tay and Nung hill tribes. Learn about their life by visiting their house and chating with the local village or intertain their own special productions. Have lunch enroute. After lunch, we continue to ride undulated road and village road to Quang Uyen Town. Upon arriving in Hotel, do check in and have relax by your own. Have dinner in Local restaurant, saty overnight in Hung Dung Hotel.
Activity; Cycling from hotel to Hotel
Accommodation: Hung Dung Hotel***
Meals: B/L/D
Cycling distance: 70 km
Distance:    70.0 km
Elevation:    + 1569 / - 1515 m

Day 11: Quang Uyen -  Phia Thap –  Trung Vuong - Cao Bang Cycling tours

Following to hearty breakfast, we commene our tip to Cao Bang city. Cycling soms distance on main road then we turn off villages road lead to a paper-making village, where you’ll be able to have a go at making your own paper using a process that locals have been using for generations. Wen ride through villages to admire peaceful atmosphere and wondeful landscapes. We continue riding on single track lead to  Phia Thap then Tu Do Commune – Ha Tri and Trung Vuong Commune. You will opportunity to experience different colorfull hill tribes villages on the way . meet and talk with local people to understand their life. Meet our support vehicle for filling up water  and refreshment. We continue cycle on tarmac road lead to Cao Bang city. Dinner and stay over night in Cao Bang city .\
Activities: Cycling and Visiting
Accommodations: MuongThanh Hotel*****
Cycling distances: 60 Km
Distance:    59.2 km
Elevation:    + 1036 / - 1300 m

Day12 : Cao Bang – Ba Be Bicylce tours

After having hearty breakfast in hotel, we commence riding from hotel on tarmac road to Ba Be national Park. Crossing bridge and turn off the country road ,we ride on concrete village road  until we meet national road 209 then turn right. Keep riding on tarmac road along the river to  Bac Can.  On the way, you are rewarded by stunning scenery, breaktaking limestone mountain view and magnificent rice terraces. Have lunch enroute. After filling up- engery. We kick off our bike un undulating road to Ba Be Lake.
Ba Be National Park is one of the oldest parks in Vietnam with stunning mountain scenery covered by semi tropical monsoon rainforest and claims the largest natural fresh water lake in the country. The area is home to a variety of minorities including the Tay, Red Dao, Coin Dao and White H’mong. 

Activities: Cycling hotel to Hotel ( transferring the remain distance)
Accommodation: Ba Be Lakeside Bunaglow
Meals: B/L/D
Cycling distance: 100 Km/ 140 km
Distance:    133.1 km
Elevation:    + 3049 / - 3012 m

Day 13: Ba Be – Bike & Boat

After breakfast, we will start  cycling trip to boat dock and explore Ba Be National Park, you will start a boat trip along Nang River to discover Ba Be Lake, Puong Grotto, the rapids of the Dau Dang Waterfall and tiny Widow Island. You will have more time to go around Ba Be village as well.  These  poetic  landscapes will  bring  you  relaxing  time  with  fresh  air  and  green environment, so don’t forget your camera for nice photos. In the afternoon, you will have chance to go slightly cycling to visit Hua Ma cave, a huge grotto with thousands of stalactites. 
Activities: Cycling and Visiting
Accommodations: ba Be Lakeside Bungalow
Cycling distances: 54 Km

Day 14: Ba Be – Thai Nguyen – Hanoi.

The last cycling day in our trip offer for travelers  amazing natural scenery in the way between Ba Be and Thai Nguyen, we have opportunity in exploring the verdant tea farm, palm Leaves, gum trees and some ethnic  minorities in villages, our cycling trip will finish after lunch, take the van to Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi, check in room, and have fare well dinner in Local restaurant, Stay over night in Hanoi City.
Activities: Cycling and transferring
Accommodation: By Yourself
Cycling distance: 93km/ 225 Km    
Distance:    92.8 km
Elevation:    + 1737 / - 1906 m

Note: Hotels  are subject to change due to availability. In that case we will choose equivalent  accommodation.
Meals: if you have any specific food requirements ( vegetarian, vegan, food allergies) please inform us in advance so that we can provide notice to our restaurant, tour guide, our partners so that they can server you better. If you are a food lover, Snail Adventure tours can be your culinary guide and provide you opportunity to savor tempting local food and world famous – dishes.

Tour include in

English speaking hiking guide ( other languages upon requests)
Accommodations are based on double/ twin occupancy
Private ecohomestay with mats, blankets and sleeping bags ( Wc sharing and bathroom)
Meals details in itineraries ( 14 breakfast,  14 Lunches, 14 dinners)
A/C transfer/ and transportation
Van or bus supported during the hiking times.
Boat trip in Ba Be lake
Sightseeing excursions as outlined itineraries
First aid kit
Cold water box, small fresh towel.
Mineral water for drinking

Tour excluded in:

International airfare
Travel insurance
Items of personal nature
Alcoholic beverages and soft drinks in meals
Mineral water beyond that supplied
Optional excursions.
Additional transport required due to any emergency situation
Personal expenses such as telephone, laundry bills.
Visa fee
Visa fee in Vietnam ( 25 USD per person upon arrival + 02 passport pictures
Departure  tax
Tip for team and guide

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Tours Name; 14 Day  Ha Giang - Cao Bang - Ba Be Bicycle Tours
Tours Start/ Finish: Hanoi:
Tours Styles: Vietnam Bicycle tours
Vehicle Support: Car, Van, Pick Up Truck, Boat
Cycling distance:  1068 km
Tour cost from: $ 2,728 USD/ person ( Apply for two)
E - bikes will be available on requests 

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