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Mai Chau Cycling & Homestay At Local Village 2 Days 1 Night - Cycling to the wildness

Trip Summary

  • Davs: 2 Nights:1
  • Activity: CyclingSightseeingCulture
  • Accommodation: Home
  • Group size: Minium 2 pax
  • Best season: October - February
  • Transportation: Bus

Mai Chau is a mountainous district in Hoa Binh province, approximately 140 km from Hanoi. The Valley is well-known for its attractive cultural tourism and ecotourism. At the height from 200m to 1500m above sea level, this valley is endowed by the Mother Nature with cool climate all year round, together with beautiful natural landscapes. Thai ethnic minority is the major residents in Mai Chau. They live  a simple and truthful life, but always are very friendly and kind to foreign tourists. On the way biking to Mai Chau, you will have the chance to pass over Ba Vi National Park and follow a riverbank road to Hoa Binh. The amazing scenery and the distinctive ethnic culture of Mai Chau will surely make you impressed.

 

Total Distance

~ 120 km

Active Biking Distance

~95 km (65% off-road)

Road Condition

Mix of asphalt roads, broken roads,
and single track.

Accommodation

Local hotels / homestays around trip are at basic standard

Bike Hire

GIANT XTC for mountain bike tours

SURLY CROSS CHECK for road cycling tours

Support Car

16-seat air - conditioned minibus for hotel pick-up/drop-off and support en route

Biking Grade

Active Biking


Q: How can I get to hotel from the airport?
Should you want us to arrange Hanoi airport pick up with private car and private tour guide, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@umovetour.com for more information.

 

Q: Where can I go shopping in Hanoi?

Travel to Hanoi and want to shop? There is no lack of choices. The city offers you a wide variety of items from authentic silk, ethnic minority souvenirs to wooden products. These shops can be easily found on central streets near Hoan Kiem Lake, such as Hang Gai , To Tich , Hang Khay, Hang Bac and Cau Go Street.

 

Q: Where can I rent a motorbike in Hanoi?
Motor rental service is available in Hanoi and can be easily found on Hang Be,Ta Hien, Luong Ngoc Quyen and Dinh Liet Street of The Old Quarter. You can find different type of motorbikes, ranging from the popular scooters to favorite mountain bike of backpackers like Simson, Minsk.

 

Q: Where can I get custom-made silk clothes in Hanoi?
Hang Gai Street in The Old Quarter is the place you can find a lot of eye-catching silk clothes. Silk products here are very diverse in color, design and size. Besides silk shops, there are also various tailor shops offering customized silk clothes within one day only.


For further information, please do not hesitate to contact our travel consultants!

Itinerary


Option 1: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday

 

07.45 – 08.30 am: Get picked up by our tour guide and bus at your hotel lobby. After short drive, start visiting first place named Tran Quoc Pagoda, a Buddhist relic and national heritage lying on the West Lake

 

09.00 am: Bus takes you to Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, the final resting place of Viet Nam’s greatest father. Walking around the relic’s campus, you can enjoy a peaceful atmosphere and visit the well-known Stilt House, the place that Ho Chi Minh lived and worked from 1958 to 1969

 

10.00 am: Visit One-Pillar Pagoda – the impressive symbol of Hanoi city – with “one of a kind” architecture modeled after a lotus flower

 

11.00 am: Visit the Ethnology Museum to see colorful features of 54 ethnic minority groups of Viet Nam

 

01.00 pm: Bus takes you to a local restaurant in Hanoi Old Quarter, have a rest and enjoy the lunch

 

02.00 pm: Visit the Temple of Literature, the first university of Viet Nam. The temple was first constructed nearly 1000 years ago and dedicated to Confucius, sages and scholars.

 

03.30 pm: Drive to legendary Hoan Kiem Lake, visit Ngoc Son Temple dedicated to Van Xuong Saint and former general Tran Hung Dao for his divine victory against Mongolians nearly 800 years ago. Take a short walk to enjoy the peaceful atmosphere and see old French buildings around Hoan Kiem lake.

 

04.00 pm: Arrive back to your hotel. Tour ends.

 

Option 2: Monday, Wednesday, Friday

 

07.45 – 08.30 am: Get picked up by our tour guide and bus at your hotel lobby. After short drive, start visiting first place named Tran Quoc Pagoda, a Buddhist relic and national heritage lying on the West Lake

 

09.30 am: Visit the sacred place named Ho Chi Minh Historical Complex to recall President Ho Chi Minh’s devoting life and revolutionary career. You will have the chance to visit the famous Ho Chi Minh’s Stilt House.

 

10.30 am: Visit One-Pillar Pagoda – the impressive symbol of Hanoi city – with “one of a kind” architecture modeled after a lotus flower.

 

11.00 am: Visit the Temple of Literature, the first university of Viet Nam. It was constructed nearly 1000 years ago and still remains intact till present day. The relic is considered as the symbol of Vietnamese people’s fondness of learning.


12.30 am:
Relax and Enjoy Vietnamese lunch at a local restaurant in the center of Hanoi Old Quarter.

 

01.30 pm: Continue exploring the daily life of traditional ceramics village of Bat Trang. Visit the pottery showrooms and see how they modeled the products.

 

02.30 pm: Drive to legendary Hoan Kiem Lake, visit Ngoc Son Temple dedicated to Van Xuong Saint and former general Tran Hung Dao for his divine victory against Mongolians nearly 800 years ago. Take a short walk to enjoy the peaceful atmosphere and see old French buildings around Hoan Kiem lake.

 

03.30 pm: Arrive back your hotel. Tour ends.

 

**Optional activities: Extend your trip to see more about Hanoi’s unique streets and traditional performing arts with Hanoi Cyclo & Water Puppet Show Private Night Tour or Hanoi Electric Car & Ca Tru Folk Song Private Night Tour.

 

Price per person for private tour (Valid until 31st December 2015)

No. of Pax

1 pax

2 pax

3-4 pax

5-8 pax

Over 8 pax

Price per pax
(Adult)

128 USD

80 USD

70 USD

45 USD

Contact

Price per pax
(Kid < 13 y.o )

Please contact our consultants
for kid’s price and policy

 

What is included

Modern air-conditioned bus

Experienced & enthusiatic driver

Professional English speaking guide

Vietnamese lunch at local restaurant

Sightseeing & Entrance fee

What is excluded

VAT

Drinks & Beverage

Personal expense

Tips for tour guide & driver

Other expenses not clearly stated above

  

Trip note

Trip is daily organized by Umove Travel and in the collection of Hanoi & Surrounding Day Tour.

Time of activities may vary slightly. Itineraries are subject to change without prior notice due to bad weather or other operating conditions.

We reserve the right to deviate from this itinerary for sany reasons, including road and weather conditions, or for any other factor which may influence client safety.

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