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.
If you are nature lover or passinate about exploration, Definitely, Cao Bang Cycling loop is worth your times.
Being inspected and crafted by our experienced adventure crew, Cao Bang Cycling loop will promise to bring you a very interesting and rewarding experience.
Along the 280km long road from Hanoi capital, a picture of Cao Bang appears in front of visitors with a road winding along the mountainside, flickering on both sides, typical stilts house of ethnic minorities. Tay, Nung.
During the Cao Bang cycling loop, you are free to explore the magnificent but equally poetic beauty of the limestone mountains mingled with the cloudy mountains. climb to the top of the mountain to see the panoramic view of the winding Quay Son river, drifting along the Ngoc Con rice fields or join the kayaking on the Quay Son stream to the Ban Gioc waterfall.
cycling on dirt roads, rugged and rocky, cycle along lush green rice fields or concrete village roads to feel the simple beauty, everyday life of the ethnic people here.
Furthermore, it would be a pity not to mention local delicacies. Surely you can not only taste one dish but also can try many dishes made from many kinds of ethnic minorities. At each stop of the tour, you will stay at eco homestay, guest house or hotels where you sleep and enjoy local dishes such as sticky rice, smoked sausage, noodles ... In this Cao Bang Cycling Loop tour, you can enjoy the picturesque landscape, breathe fresh air and live like the locals. In short, joining this tour is worth your effort as well as your time. What a wonderful Cao Bang Cycling Loop!
Day 1: Hanoi – Cao Bang
After hearty breakfast in hotel, leaving the hustling and bustling city behind, we set off our way to North East Vietnam. It takes 5 hours transfer on scenic route and brilliant landscapes to remoted mountainous province.You will immerse yourself lush scenic beauty of endless green rice fields and quaint hill tribes villages, palm trees, tea plantation and rustic daily local markets.
We will spend our time to visit Ethnic Minority Museum in Thai Nguyen to study about 53 Ethnic Minorities of Vietnam before jumbing on our vehicle again to depart Cao Bang. Having lunch enroute. After lunch meal, we continues our trip to Cao Bang City. Upon arrival of Hotel, do check in and relax. You can walk around the city to observe the changing. Dinner and stay over night in Hotel
Activities: Transferring Visiting
Accommodations: Sunny Hotel***
Transfer distances: 289 Km
Day 2: Cao Bang – Pac Po – 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: cycling and Visiting
Accommodations: Ngoc Long Hotel***
Cycling distances:50 - 94 Km
Day 3: Tra Linh – Trung Khanh – Ban Gioc
Breakfast in Hotel, we commence our Cao Bang Cycle Loop 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 and Visiting
Accommodations: Sai Ggon - Ban Gioc Resort***
Cycling distances: 72 Km
Day 4: Ban Gioc – Quang Uyen
Get up early to admire spectacular Ban Gioc Water fall. Ban Gioc - the world’s fourth biggest border-crossing waterfalls is attractive for its picturesque painting of blue sky, great limestone mountains and stunning rice fields together with the daily life. Having breakfast in hotel, we commence our new cycling day from hotel, follow the border belt to Hanh Lang town.
Today is another great day for us when we conquer some hilly passes and sharp turns on the way. However, we will be rewarded by wonderful sightseeing and marverlous landscapes.
The first stage, we cycle on undulaing route along river and rice paddied fields, peaceful villages. the second stage is really challenging when we conquer three steep passes. We will stop on the third stop for picnic lunch. Following to lunch meal, we cycle descendly on newly paved road lead to Quang Uyen Town. Upon arrival, do check in and relax for dinner time.
Accommodations: Hung Dung Hotel***
Cycling distances: 72 Km
Day 5: Quang Uyen – Phia Thap – Trung Vuong – Cao Bang - Hanoi
Following to hearty breakfast, we commene our trip to Cao Bang city. Cycling some 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 transfering back to Cao Bang for hving lunch.
After lunch meal, our support vehicle transfer to Hanoi via Bac Can. Stop on way for refreshment. We will arrive in Hanoi at 19h00. Check in hotel and we say farewell . Thanks for joining in our Cao Bang Bicycle Loop.
Activities: Cycling and Transferring back to Hanoi
Accommodations: By Yourself
Cycling distances: 35 Km
Transfer 250 km back Hanoi.
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 cycling guide ( other languages upon requests)
Accommodations are based on double/ twin occupancy
Meals details in itineraries ( 5 breakfast, 5 lunches, 5dinners)
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 dist brake and helmets
Sightseeing excursions as outlined itineraries
Bike tour pump, bike tools, spares tubes, spare bikes
First aid kit
Fruit and snack for cycling days
Cold water box, small fresh towel.
Mineral water for drinking
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.
Visa fee in Vietnam ( 25 USD per person upon arrival + 02 passport pictures
Tip for team and guide
POLICY OF BOOKING TRIP.
Price of The trip & rate:
Cost are based in USD $ and coverted to Vietnamese Dong ( VND). Therefore all costs are subject to currency fluctuations. If you wish to avoid any currency surchages should there be a change in the exchange rate, you can pay for your trip inadvance of the balance date. Please ask our reservation staff to issue an invoice for your final payment.. Please note invoice are valid for two days then rewiewed. According to exchange rates. Child rate are available.
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