Hoa Binh and Ninh Binh are two most beautiful provinces which are located between the Red River Delta and Hoang Lien range. The range of limestone mountain of Tam Coc is widely known as Halong Bay-on-land. The routes are the most spectacular scenery through many villages and ranges of Karst-formation rocks. This tour help tourists see the most beautiful landscape of Red River Delta, visiting the rice fields and some terraced fields, visit hot spring center, via Kenh Ga area to visit Van Trinh cave, Hoa Lu which are very famous in Viet Nam tours, stop and overnight in Tam Coc.
Day 1 : Hanoi – Ninh Binh – Tam coc – Hoa Lu – Cuc Phuong National Park
08.00 am, drive to Tam Coc where you will take a rowing boat trip for two hours to explore the life-style and culture of local people en-route. Then return to the dock and have lunch at a local Vietnamese restaurant.
After lunch, continue cycling into the labyrinth of Karsts, through many villages to Hoa Lu – ancient capital since 10 century. Visit King Dinh and King Le’s Temples in one hour then keep cycling to Cuc Phuong national Park. We will make some stops at Bai Dinh pagoda, Kenh Ga floating village and its Church, Van Trinh cave, Suon Bo pass – way up hill to Cuc Phuong National Park Center. Cúc Phương is home to an amazing diversity of flora and fauna. Inhabitants of the park include 97 species of mammals, most notable endangered langurs; 300 species of birds; 36 reptilian species; 17 species of amphibians; 11 species of fish; 2,000 species of vascular plants, and thousands of species of insects. A number of species in the park are listed on Vietnam Red Book of endangered species.
Overnight in Cuc Phuong National Park.(L, D)
Cycling distance: ~50Km.
08.00am, after breakfast, cycling deep into the park, visit Ancient Man Cave where people found the fossils born of ancient man who had lived there since 7500 years ago. Continue cycling to the Park center where we start trekking for two hour through the jungle. On the way visit the biggest tree in Viet Nam named “Tro`Chi” which is 1000 years old and could only be hold by 20 people embraces. After make a loop you will return to the Park center to have lunch.
In the afternoon, visit Endanger Private Rescue Langur Center (EPRLC) where you could learn more of Langurs that named in the World Red Book and appear in Viet Nam only. Drive back to Hanoi. Tour end at around 5.00 pm. (B, L)
- Professional Bikes
- English/ French speaking guide,
- Helmet/ water bottle.
- Meals as indicated in the itinerary
- Admission fees and permits
- Mechanic tools
- AC Bus and Truck assistant for biking
- Reasonable supply of drinking water during the trip.
- Personal expenses,
- Medical – First Aid Box
- Tips and Gratuities
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