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Maichau Vietnam Mountain cycling

 

Maichau Vietnam Mountain cycling

 maichau mountain bikeTRIP HIGHLIGHTS

This  of  trip covers a little over 170- 400 kilometers on well surfaced roads. The daily distances are not too long and the terrain is gentle so this trip suitable for most people, but it’s advisable to have a modicum of fitness to enjoy the riding! Fast cyclists can ride at their own pace, as detailed directions are available from the tour leader. Our route is designed to take us off the main roa, etc.)

Day1:HaNoi  – Mai Chau (67 km) (Meal:  L, D)Transfer to Hoa Binh. Start riding ,It’s a fascinating drive past many minority villages as we climb onto a higher plateau. We ride pass coffee and tea plantations before arriving in the  Baixang for lunch. Afternoon continue cycling to  MaiChau village.Over night  home stay in Maichau of Thai minority people

Day 2: Mai Chau- MocChau. (+- 80km ) (Meal: B, L, D) After breakfast riding 16 km  to Baixang then continue in the off road to  MocChau  withour car stand by.  ( +-60 km off road, car track ), making this a day not to be forgotten. We cycle past rice fields. There are two hard climbs today the first starts after 17 km with a 3 km ascent but the second, and most challenging comes at the end of this stunning day, with an 15 km strength-sapping climb. We finish the day with a stunning descend on road to Moc Chau hotel.Dinner and overnight in Hotel

Day 3: Moc Chau- BaiXang- Hanoi (+- 65km ) (Meal: B, L) 

We start riding from Hotel with 10 km from Moc Chau to HuaTat pass. vietnam mountain bike 2013_2Then we cycling down hill on the jeep track ( +- 45km)  to Bai Xang, one of the most beautiful terrace rice field in Vietnam. After a biking and ride along a mix of dirt tracks and tarmac trails through Thai village and across rice paddies  to BaiXang We have lunch and return to Hanoi by Car. Arrival Hanoi around 6 Pm, end of service.

Tour Cost

Group Size  2-3 4-5  6-7-9
Price /person 450USD 410USD  380

Book 6 people pay only 5Note: Prices are based per person, double occupancy, with a separate cost for solo travelers. If you are traveling in a group but prefer single accommodations, a single supplement fee applies. Triple accommodations are not available in many of the destinations we visit.

 

Best Time to goFrom October to May 

WHAT’S INCLUDED

bullet English speaking local guide
bullet Accommodations in hotels, home stays and  local hotel around trip as mention
bullet Meals as mention with B= breakfast, L= Lunch, D= dinner
bullet Sightseeing and activities as noted in the itinerary
bullet Ground transportation
bullet Additional guides where necessary
bullet Entrance fees and permits
bullet Basic medical

WHAT NOTInternational airfare; meals not noted on itinerary; Vietnam visa; insurance other than basic medical ; optional tipping to leader, guides and local staff; excess baggage charges; international airport taxes; cost of medical immunizations; items of a personal nature (alcoholic beverages, laundry, etc.).