Many visitors are overwhelmed by the sublime beauty of the country's natural setting; the stunning hills, mountains and valleys to be explored in the north; the Mekong Delta in the south and the many hundreds of miles of deserted beaches that lie in-between. The majority of adventure tour itineraries allow you to travel the length of the country ensuring you get to enjoy all the amazing beaches, the patchwork of rice paddies to be seen mile after mile in all directions, and to enjoy the abundance of fresh seafood that plays such an important part in the popularity of Vietnamese cuisine – you think it tastes good back home, just wait until you taste the real thing!
Ha Giang warmly welcome us by an amazing landscape of limestone pinnacles and granite outcrops. 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 spectacular and dangerous roads in the Ha Giang rocky plateau not only challenge those who love to explore and move, but also make many people "heartbreaking" because of their amazing beauty. Nature on those roads always wears green and green clothes, full of vitality, creating a ravishing scene, both poetic and mysterious, making you dazzled in the indescribable series of emotions.Finishing our emotional bicycle trip in Far North Vietnam, we depart to lowland and experience Ha Long Bay.
join in three days two night trip in Ha Long bay & Cat Ba Island to explore Cat Ba national parks on foot and paddle in the dramatic Halong Bay
Halong Bay is the world’s most spectacular sea kayaking destination. Thousands of limestone islets rise vertically from the warm, jade ocean to form a maze of protected waterways with countless sea arches, sea caves and hidden lagoons. Twenty years ago we pioneered sea kayaking in Halong Bay, and since then we have been exploring every nook and cranny of this awe-inspiring archipelago,Staying one night on express train from Ninh Binh - Dong Hoi for your fantastic experience .
Discovering many less explored, beautiful and mesmerizing caves around Phong Nha National Park in the fascinating region of Central Vietnam.
Our active tours from easy walking to hard trek adventure options that unveils the diverse landscape around Phong Nha National Park. Embark on a number of exciting trekking routes through dense forests and along mountain trails with breathtaking panoramic views. The easy option is favorite tours for travelers who have limited time.
It is a wonderful, memorable experience for people of all ages, including children . The adventure option is physically challenging, but no experience is necessary. The adventure tours are made for special interest groups or individual who are ready to explore on your knees, on your belly, in the mud and through tight tunnels, rivers, stream or climb over the mountains. You will have change to unforgettably experience the world’s biggest cave or longest caves We also offer different types of transportation and tours such as Jeep excursions and kayaking down the River, inside the caves, biking through rustic village and forest.
Day 01: Hanoi –Arrival
Welcome to Vietnam. Arriving at Noi Bai International Airport, Snail Adventure Tours guide and driver will greet and pick you up to the hotel at the heart of Hanoi capital. Hanoi, the antique and dynamic city of Vietnam, reserves a unique old world charm and several of the most striking colonial architecture of Asia. After the checking-in,Take relax by your own and do briefing itinerary with our guide for coming days. enjoy a cyclo ride through the bustling streets in the Old Quarter to discover the ancient and modern beauty of Hanoi. After the tour, you will be warmly welcome with a special welcoming dinner in a typical Vietnamese food restaurant. Stay overnight in Hanoi
Activities: Transfer and briefing itinerary
Accommodation: The Light Hotel ****
Cycling distance: No
Day 02: Hanoi Transferring to Tan Quang – Cycling to Ha Giang
7:30 Am pick up at your hotel .It is a long drive to get to Ha Giang Province as you might imagine. Never was a remote and untouched area easy to reach. In any case, we’ll stop along the way at a couple of points of interest and leaving early morning, we’ll arrive just after midday. It’s then time to try out the bikes and take a warm-up ride of this sleepy provincial capital. The late afternoon short cycling around village .
Activity: Picking up and Transferring
Accommodation. Ha Giang Wing Bungalow
Transferring distance: 320 Km
Day 03: 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 out of the city.
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 setting. 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 dense tropical forest to the peak. Spending our time to take panoramic view over Du Da Valley before descending into misty village for stayovernight,
Activity: Cycling from Hotel - Hotel
Accommodations: Du Gia Stream Lodge
Cycling distance: 78 Km
Day 04: Bicycle Tours Du Gia – Mau Due – Lung Phinh – Meo Vac.
Today is really a challenging day in the journey to conquer the Dong Van Geological Plateau. Make sure you're fully energized for a long day of exercise.
Starting our cycling day from the hotel, we quickly conquer the first short slope out of the Du Gia valley, after reaching the top. we relax our feet when descending 2 km. We continue the second pass longer and more difficult than the first one. However, the majestic natural landscape of high and sharp mountains interspersed with misty valleys in the early morning creates a magnificent and contemplative natural scene. Our cycling route weaves through narrow ravines, lurking behind white mists, hovering over cat ears mountains to help us get excited and forget about the challenges ahead.
The morning bike ride brings us to the center of Mau Due where lunch has been well prepared. After refueling, we get back on bikes to conquer the long steep pass crossing the cat ears mountains and small narrow valleys and wind its way along tiny road that lead us to the town of Meo Vac.
Activity: Cycling from Hotel - Hotel
Accommodations: Hoa Cuong Hotel
Cycling distance: 75 Km
Day 05: Mountain Bike Meo Vac – Dong Van – Yen Minh
Today is great day in our cycling trip to ride and explore incredible Ma Phi Leng pass. It is blessed with you mountain picturesque panoramas, magnificient coin terraces, breathtaking scenic beauty. Experience everyday life and cuture of H’mong, Dao hill tribes. Riding in untouched area, you will discover the Vietnam and China landmark,and Vietnamese National flag tower. Our journey continue to ride back road along frontier line to Vuong Palace ( H’mong king palace) where has been preserving carefully architecture and daily life, business of Vuong Chi Sinh family. We keep riding on ascending road dotted with hill tribal villages, coin terraces before descending to Yen Minh Town. Have dinner and stay overnight in Thao Nguyen Hotel.
Activity:Cycling from hotel - Hotel
Accommodations: Phuong Dong Hotel***
Cycling distance: 75 Km
Day 06: Yen Minh – Quan Ba – Ha Giang Bicycle Loop
Get up early to explore colourful hill tribal market nearby hotel, back to hotel for breakfast and clear the bill, check out. We commence another maverlous cyling day with two long climbs ahead before descending along the river down to Hagiang. You will be rewarded by pristine nature, magnificient Hagiang global Ecological Park, Quan Ba Twin mountains. We start cycling trip from Hotel, making warm up with first 17 km slope through pine forests and then down hill along river, crossing the bridge to ascend again another pass. Have picnic lunch on second mid pass. Afterlunch. We continue to conquere the rest of the pass. Stop on the summit to look overview Quan Ba town, take memorable picture in Twin mountain. We ride with the wind down to Hagiang city.upon arriving, do check in and enjoy solf drink and beer.Have dinner and stay overnight in Ha giang
Activity: Cycling from hotel - Hotel
Accommodations: Ha Giang Wing Bungalow
Cycling distance: 95 Km
Day 07: Ha Giang Bike Tours Hanoi
Following to hearty breakfast in hotel, leaving the incredible passes and hilltop behind, we get back on bike to cycle in lowland through scenic route and breathtaking scenery in rural area of Ha Giang province. Cycling on winding road and snaking along village road and hillside toTan Quang section. Have lunch in local restaurant. After recharging energy, we load up our bike on truck and transfer back to Hanoi.
Activity: Cycling from Hotel – transfer to Hanoi.
Accommodation. The Light hotel****
Cycling distance: 76 Km
Day 08: Hanoi – Bike Tours to Ha Long Bay
Warmly greeting to join 4 Day Bicycle tour in Northern Vietnam with Snail Adventure Tours.
Our supported Vehicle takes us to Halong Bay via Hai Duong, on the way you have good chance to explore and admire the vast rice paddies in Northern Vietnam.
Upon arrival in cycling point, fix your bike and check the gear, learn the safety codes on the road of Vietnam. We kick off our pedal to start Hanoi – Halong Bay Bicycle tours cycling through countryside, passing many peaceful villages, along the bank of River, meeting school kid on the way with big sound Hello you. Or you can stop in local market to meet friendly people and learn about their daily life, local productions.
We cycle to Phu Lang Traditional Ceramic Village where you can capture skillful hand made paitings, pottery, vase.. especially, you are captivated by ceramic painting with different motifs and subjects.. Our Ha Long – Cat Ba cycling tour continue to ride along the bank of the river and turn off to village road to break point. We meet again bus and transfer to Halong Bay. Upon arriving at checking point, we meet our cruise team to check in. This exciting five hour cruise will provide us with a fantastic view of the picturesque scenery blending with the sky and some 3, 000 limestone islands rising amazingly from the clear and emerald water. The limestone karst formations are littered with beaches, grottoes and beautiful caves. Along the way we will anchor for a leisurely swim in a secluded cove and an enjoyable visit to one of the many hidden grottoes beneath towering cliffs. Stay overnight on the Junk Cruise.
Activities: Transfer 1 hours, Cycling and Boat Trip
Accommodation: on cruise
Cycling distance: 45 km
Day 09: Halong bay Gia Luan Cycle Tour Cat Ba National park
07.30 – 08.00 : Enjoy fresh air & gentle breeze of the bay in morning. Have breakfast on board.
08.30 – 09.30 : Free time for swimming & relaxing.
10.00: Check out of the cabin. Start cruising towards the harbor while an A la carte lunch is served. We change day boat trip to Gia Luan wharf. . Our bike is already for you once you arrive. We start amazing second day Ha Long Cat Ba cycling from Gia Luan through Cat Ba National Park back to the Town, on the way we conquer some steep passes. However, you are rewarded by captivating scenic beauty and thrilling soaring mountain. Arrivin in Cat Ba town, you are free to explore the town or go to swim on beach. Have dinner and stayover night in Cat Ba
Activities: Cycing and Boat Trip
Accommodation: Cat Ba Sun Spa Resort
Cycling distance: 45 km
Day10: Cat Ba Cycling Tours – Cai Vieng – Hai Phong – Tam Coc.
After refueling energy for new day cycling adventure tour in Northern Vietnam, we hop on our bikes to challenge few kilomete ascent out of the town, we continue cycling on same road for 16 Km on Island. Upon arriving section, we turn left and follow seashore wind its way along the mountain and ocean to Cai Vieng Commune and Viet Hai fishsauce villages. We take public ferries before landing on Hai Phong city. Arriving in Dinh Vu international sea Port, Have lunch in seafoods restaurant. After lunch time, we take short transfer to avoid busy traffic to Tam Coc. After two hour transfer by supported vehicle. We arrive in Hotel. Do check and cycle gently on village road and single track trail rice paddy fields.
Activities: Cycing and Transferring
Accommodation: Tam Coc La Montagne Resort
Cycling distance: 55 km
Day 11: Tam Coc Bike Tours Trang An – kenh Ga – Night Train – Dong Hoi
Another wonderful Tam Coc – Trang An Bicycle day tour start cycling from Hotel to expose all highlight of sightseeing, landscape and natural heritage on Ninh Binh “Halong on Land” before riding to Trang An , Kenh Ga Mineral hot spring.
Breakfast in Hotel. We commence to Dinh and Le Temple, pay visit and learn about great contribution of two geat men who led Vietnamese people revolted against rebel forces and united country in Nine century. Another king has been known as a great National Hero and clear-minded king, who had reinforced his reign and built his country powerfully.
Our journey continue through rural villages, picturesque ranges of limestone mountain dotted with rice paddies. Take a three-hour boat trip to explore Trang An Natural beauty complex – newly designated Natural World heritage site. Having enroute. Afterlunch, Embarking on bike and cycle on scenic road weaving amongst rice paddy fields, limestone mountain ranges and lush vegetables to Kenh Ga via giant Bai Dinh Pagoda..Making our way on back road and village path to Tam Coc Resort for taking shower. Have dinner and waiting for train arriving.
Activities: Cycing and Boat Trip
Accommodation: on Noght Train
Cycling distance: 78 km
Day 12: Dong Hoi – Phong Nha – Road 20 Victory – Tiger Cave Kong Callapse 12 km
8:00 – 8:30 Pick up from your hotel in Phong Nha area
9:00 Safety briefing at Jungle Boss Head Quarter
9:30 Set off by van about 45 minutes along the Road 20 Victory to the trek point
10:15 Start hiking though the jungle on a difficult terrain trail with a mixture of soil pathway and rock passage.
12:30 Lunch will be served during the trek when you get to the top of the wind slope.
13:00 Start hiking again for about two more hours up and down hill through the tropical jungle of Phong Nha – Ke Bang to reach the lower entrance of Tiger cave.
15:00 Arrive at the lower entrance of Tiger cave where you will be geared up to swim through the downstream passage of Tiger cave to reach Kong where is your campsite.
* In case of high water level which is not safe to swim, the guide will decide to take the upper passage to trek to Kong Collapse
15:30 Swim 300m through the lower passage of Tiger cave
16:00 Arrive at Kong Collapse by the end of the passage
16:00 – 17:00 Prepare campsite
17:30 Dinner at Kong Collapse and enjoy the rest of the night in one of the deepest sinkhole on earth.
21:30 Time on bed for everyone
Activity: Hiking and Cave Exploring
Hiking distance: 12 Km
Day 13: The Tiger Cave Series (5.5 kilometers of cave awesomeness)
8:00 Wake up for breakfast at Kong Collapse
9:00 Set off for Tiger cave, hang Over and hang Pygmy
9:00 – 11:00 Explore the upper passage of Tiger cave. This will require a lot of climbs over boulders and pass some river inside the cave
11:30 Arrive at the Swift exit of Tiger cave and trek through the jungle inside the doline between Tiger cave and hang Over cave
12:00 Picnic lunch at the entrance of hang Over cave
12:30 Start exploring 3,2km of hang Over. This will be a long time in the darkness while wandering inside huge cave.
13:30 Arrive at massive Attack inside hang Over cave. This is a huge chamber which is 125m wide, 80m high. There are a lot of strange formations. Awesome place for good photos
13:30 – 15:00 Explore the Massive Attack and walk to the exit of hang Over cave to hit the second doline between hang Over and hang Pygmy. There is a huge jungle inside the cave where you have to walk for about 20 minutes under a jungle in a cave.
15:20 Arrive at the exit of hang Pygmy and start exploring the fourth largest cave in the world with a transverse line of 80m along the edge of formations.
15:45 Arrive on top of Dinosaur Spine passage in hang Pygmy. Walk through the spike and then abseil for about 10m to drop down on the floor of hang Pygmy. Daylight from the big entrance can been seen from here.
16:00 Arrive at the main entrance of hang Pygmy which is 100m high and wide. Set up the basecamp at this huge entrance.
17:00 – 18:00 Photo time around the basecamp and the entrance of hang Pygmy
18:00 Dinner at basecamp
21:30 Bed time
Activity: Trekking and Cave Exploring
Trekking distance: 6 km
Day 14: Goodbye to the Tiger Cave Series and the trek home.
8:00 Breakfast and cleaning up camp you will exit the cave system and begin the half day trek home.
9:00 Start trekking out of hang Pygmy entrance to reach different valleys and mountains
This will be a long trek out of the jungle with difficult terrain
10:30 Arrive a “Doc Co” known as grass slope which is quite slippery and steep hill. This hill will kill a lot of energy.
If it rains, you may have chance to see some water falls on the way
12:00 Some snack lunch will be provided during the trek
14:00 Arrive at the road to enjoy cold drink before the van arrive and transfer you back to Jungle Boss headquarter.
15:00 Arrive at headquarter, clean up. Finish the journey
Activity: Trekking and Cave Exploring
Accommodations: in Doan Gia Resort
Trekking distance: 9 km
Day 15: Phong Nha – Dong Hoi Onrwards
After having breakfast in Resort, our supported vehicle take transfer our group back to Dong Hoi city to catch domestic flight onward. Or you can extent to cycle tours to Hue and Hoi an.
Note: Hotels are subject to change due to availability. In that case we will choose equivalent hotels
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 included in:
English speaking cycling guide ( other languages upon requests)
Accommodations are based on double/ twin occupancy
Meals details in itineraries ( 14 breakfast, 14 lunches, 14 dinners)
A/C transfer/ and transportation
Van or bus supported during the cycling times.
Truck supported for the group size from 6 and above.
Trek mountain bikes – 4300 with disc brake and helmets
Sightseeing excursions as outlined itineraries
Bike tour pump, bike tools, spares tubes, spare bikes
Two nights in Basecamps
First aid kit
Cold water box, small fresh towel.
Mineral water for drinking
Entrance Fees ( 1,300,000vnd/pax ) for Cave Expedition.
Fruit and snack for cycling days
Permission Paper in Ha Giang
Tour excluded in:
Items of personal nature
Alcoholic beverages and soft drinks in meals
Mineral water beyond that supplied
Additional transport required due to any emergency situation
Personal expenses such as telephone, laundry bills.
Tip for team and guide
What To Bring
Two sets of long trousers & long-sleeved-shirt to avoid poison ivies and mosquitoes
Two sets of changing clothes for the nights at basecamp
Two pairs of long socks
Sandals or flip-flops & extra clothes
Dry bag (optional)
Hiking shoes (optional) or can borrow from Jungle Boss
Hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, insect repellent, toothpaste, tooth brusher
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