North Vietnam Bike Tour – 5 Days

Bike tour North of Vietnam is the most challenging way to discover the beautiful scenery, simple life of local rural villages. Our North Vietnam Bike Tour – 5 Days takes you to less touristy and avoids Vietnam’s notorious highways. This bike tour takes you by many beautiful back roads where we can see stunning, featuring mountain in northern Vietnam such as: stilt houses in Mai Chau with thatched roofs, mountains nestled between limestone outcrops, the picturesque Tam Coc. The north Vietnam is also home to the highest concentration of hill-tribe people in Vietnam. All is available in this best cycling tour north Vietnam from Hanoi.

Type of trip: Private tour – Adventure – Bike / Cycling tour in North of Vietnam
Trip Duration:
5 days 4 nights
Start city:
End city:
Hanoi – Mai Chau – Ninh Binh – Hanoi
Departure: Daily, upon your request.
Extendable with optional tours from Hanoi.

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Day 1:  Hanoi – Ninh Binh (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Meet your guide at your hotel at 8 am. Start your NINH BINH BIKE TOUR with early departure from Hanoi for the rural town of Ninh Binh. After an hour driving out of town, you start to bike to Ninh Binh on many beautiful country back roads. After cylce about 30 km, you get into our van for the final drive to Ninh Binh.
Overnight in your hotel in Ninh Binh

Day 2: Ninh Binh – Tam Coc – Hoa Lu (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
This morning we start a bike ride to Tam Coc (Three Caves or Halong Bay on Land) where you will take a boat ride to and through the beautiful caves, passes the spectacular cliffs, rural villages, and farming communities. You then bike ride through the country side of Hoa Lu following the beautiful countryside roads through few villages nearby, the former capital and soak up the friendly atmosphere of rural life Vietnam.
Overnight in your hotel in Ninh Binh

Day 3: Explore Cuc Phuong National Park (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
The bike tour today must be the highlight bike tour north Vietnam with  23 km bike ride will take you through striking rural scenery to the village of Kenh Ga. Explore the still undiscovered area by another boat ride and  meander past cliff side homes and be charmed by the waving children. After lunch drive/bike tour to Cuc Phuong National Park. Visit the Cave of Prehistoric Man where locals still pay homage to prehistoric artifacts that have been found in the cave. Visit the Primate Rescue Center before settling in for the night. The rest of today is the best place for biking tours nothern Vietnam & around Hanoi.
Overnight in the Resort in Cuc Phuong

Day 4: Cycling to Mai Chau (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Start our MAI CHAU BIKE TOUR from Cuc Phuong Natinonal Park. Today is another highlight of Northern Vietnam bike tours. Your biking guide will advise when you will need to get aboard your van or stop for taking photos. The bike tour is awesome, it is so picturesque. We arrive Mai Chau valley and meet the local Thai family  before settling into your stilt house home stay for the good sleep after the best biking tour north Vietnam today. Take a short walk around Mai Chau and chat to the locals and seeing their locally made handicrafts, daily life of the locals or further walk to the rice fields where can talk more with farming people or lucky with nice photo of children on water buffalo. Get back to home stay for meal
Overnight in local house – Homestay in Mai Chau

Day 5: Hanoi – End Cycle tour northern Vietnam (Meals: Breakfast)
After breakfast, we will have a short Mai Chau biking tour around the surrounding area before boarding the car heading back to Hanoi.
Tour ends at your own hotel in Hanoi.

Note: Average to above average level of fitness required – suits regular pleasure cyclists.


Trip cost depends on your group size, travel period and your specific tour needs. Please send us an enquiry for availability and the most updated price. Our travel consultants will contact you shortly for the right price!

Tour cost included:

  • Private transport by good quality van with A/C, all transfer in/out
  • Boat trip as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Bikes ( Trek 4300 )
  • Water & First Aid
  • Local English speaking guide
  • Meals as mentioned in the tour programme, admission fees to tour sites
  • Accommodation in Double or Twin room with daily breakfast
  • 1 bottle of water per person per day, Government tax, service charge.

Tour cost excluded:

  • International & Domestic airfare and other not mention up above.
  • Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
  • Travel insurance, Vietnam Entry Visa fee
  • Banking transfer fee/Bank commission charge
  • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels