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Pu Luong Nature Reserve to Halong Bay Bicycle Tour

Pick up from Hanoi

Tour Code: HAN-42 Duration: 4 Days / 3 Nights

Ride into the distant scenic surrounding of Vietnam countryside and unravel the many hidden charms and wonders of the area.


  • Cycle your way Around the lush Hills and Scenic Surroundings of Mai Chau and Explore the Beautiful view of the Vietnamese Countryside
  • Trek Along Pu Luong Nature Reserve on a 2.5 Hours’ Journey up a Moderate Level Trekking Route up the Slope
  • Retire into the Comfort of your Local Hearth and home as you get to know your Local host and your host Family’s Daily Lifestyle

Tour Description:

The big city might be a popular tourist destination for you city-goers out there. The beautiful cityscape stuns and excites even tourists and locals alike with the vibrant lifestyle and rich culture of the area. However, when it comes to Vietnam, the countryside itself has its own irresistible allure. The vast verdant landscape and the crystal clear water define the beautiful horizon of countryside Vietnam and a sunset view from the nearby village takes your breath away. They are not meant as a teaser because you will get the chance to experience the entire beauty of the landscape on your own once you sign up for this tour. If this sounds like something you would like to experience, read along!

Day 1 - Hanoi/ Mai Chau

You will depart from your hotel at 8:00 A.M. in the morning for a morning drive to Mai Chau. Along the way, you will pass through a series of the scenic landscape consisting of towering and beautiful mountains. You will then drive up a massive pass and end your drive in the mountainous circus of Mai Chau. As you make your way and bring yourself to Mai Hich, you will check yourself into the traditional house of a Thai ethnic minority family made of wood and stilt. Once there, the day will have shifted into the afternoon. You will then take a warm-up cycle around the verdant hills with your guide. Along the way, your guide will bring you along the scenic routes and explain the many wonders you should pay attention to. Then, you will return back to your host family home for dinner and an overnight stay at the stilt house with your friendly family host. Although there will be no private room, you will get to sleep in the large communal area of the house. You will be provided with a single mattress, blanket, pillow and mosquito net. The restroom is also just a few steps away from the main house.

Day 2 - Mai Chau/ Pu Luong

After the delicious breakfast, you will make your way east for around 15 km before entering Pu Luong Nature Reserve. Upon arrival, you will alight from your car and proceed with a 2-hours’ trekking on a single trail through Thai villages and rice terrace. There will also be places to take a break along the way. Then, you will return to your car for a quick transfer to Pu Luong retreat lodge where you will check into the traditional house-on-silts and enjoy your deliciously prepared lunch. Come afternoon, you will take another hike onto Kho Muong village. The trek will last about 2.5 hours and will be at an intermediate difficulty level. Be sure to bring along your good trekking shoes and batteries for your camera. You do not want to miss out on the beautiful photo opportunities along the way. Then, it will be back to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 3 - Pu Luong/ Tam Coc

With breakfast done, you will bid your goodbye to Pu Luong and head straight to Tam Coc. After dropping your luggage, you will proceed straight to your exploration journey. Hop on your bicycle for an easy cycling trip around the Halong vicinity of Tam Coc and settle down for lunch at your local house. Later on in the afternoon, you will go on a local rowed sampan and discover the scenic waterways of the area. Finally, you will return to your cosy bungalow for dinner and retire for the day.

Day 4 - Tam Coc/ Halong

You will depart early for an approximate 4-hours’ drive to Halong City through the Red River Delta. Once you arrive, you will bid your farewell to your guide and driver as you get on board your group cruise at the Treasure Junk.

Cancellation Policy:

  • All cancellations/Alterations/Postponement must be informed in person or in writing. Cancellation fees are as below:
  • 8-30 days before departure : 25% of the payment is forfeited
  • 7 – 3 days before departure : 75% of the payment is forfeited
  • Less than 3 days before departure : 100% of the payment is forfeited

Pick-Up Time:

  • 7:30 am - 8:00 am

What's Included:

  • Accommodation in Mai Chau, Pu Luong and Tam Coc as mentioned in the program
  • Transfer service in an appropriate air-conditioned vehicle with an experienced driver
  • The services of an experienced English-speaking guide
  • All entrance fee and activities as mentioned in the program (cycling, trekking, sampan riding)
  • VAT and other taxes

What's Not Included:

  • Accommodation in Halong and Hanoi
  • Beverages, gratuities and personal expenses.
  • Individual Insurance
  • Peak season surcharge (if any)
  • Any Items Not Mentioned

Additional Information:

  • Minimum two (2) pax for booking confirmation
  • This tour is subject to availability. Please check with Adventoro Concierge (Call / Whatsapp +6010 468 8011) to inquire about the availability of this tour
  • Tour itinerary and prices are subject to change without prior notice
  • Please adhere to strict pick-up time punctuality. Tour operators may forfeit tours for travellers if no-show during the stipulated time
  • Registered name of the traveller must be corresponding with photograph documentation (Example: Passport). Tour operators reserve the right to reject if registered traveller fails to provide photographed documentation of their own

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Refer to the map below to see a list of pick up location(s) that are available for you to choose from. You can select your desired pick up location when you book the tour.

List of Location(s):

    Pick up is also available for other location(s) under the vicinity of Hanoi. For more information, please contact Adventoro's concierge service.

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