SHORT MOTORBIKE TOUR TO CUC PHUONG – HOA LU – TAM COC
This exclusive motorbike tour will give you an exciting experience of the rural and mountainous scenery of the Northern Vietnam with historial relics in Hoa Lu and diversified fauna and flora in Cuc Phuong National Park in close-up besides an romantic boat ride along the stream in Tam Coc
Duration: 2 Days / 1 Night
Total approx: km.
Price: Contact Us
Departure: Anytime upon your request
- Day 1: Hanoi Motorbike Tours to Cuc Phuong National Park
Day 2: Cuc Phuong National Park Motorbike Tours to Hoa Lu – Tam Coc – Hanoi
Day 1: Hanoi Motorbike Tour to Cuc Phuong, Hoa Lu & Tam Coc: Hanoi Motorbike Tours to Cuc Phuong National Park
In the morning, our tour guide with your bikes will be ready in front of your hotel to pick you up at 08.30, and then we will start our Hanoi Motorcycle Tour to Cuc Phuong National Park for about 4 hours. Established in 1962, Cuc Phuong National ParkVietnam Day Tours – Cuc Phuong National park is one of Vietnam’s most beautiful and important protected areas and easily accessible from Hanoi – only a 2 ½ hour journey by road.
The ancient forest contains almost 2000 species of trees and amongst them lives some amazing and rare animals including the Clouded leopard, Delacour’s Langur, Owston’s Civet, Otters and Asian Black Bears. The park is surrounded by several limestone cliffs, the highest being May Bac, meaning “silver cloud,” with a height of 656m. There are plenty of plants and mammals living in the park. There are an estimated 2,000 different species of flora and the 450 species fauna account for 38% of the national fauna.
Upon arrival, we take a walk around the Primate Center and then drive further into the middle of the national park. Right here, you won’t have to walk far to find interesting birds or trees. After lunch right in the middle of the rain forest, we’ll have free time for a relaxing walk around and take a visit to the primitive cave before driving back to your bungalow in the mid of forest for an overnight
Overnight at Bungalow in Jungle
Day 2: Hanoi Motorbike Tour to Cuc Phuong, Hoa Lu & Tam Coc: Cuc Phuong National Park – Ninh Binh Motorbike Tours to Tam Coc
The area of Tam Coc and Hoa Lu is characterised by the limestone geology that gives rise to the towering karsts that make this picturesque area so unique. On this enjoyable day trip, the atmosphere is relaxed as you casually pedal and paddle your way past green rice fields, along waterways and through underground passages.
AM: 8.30 leave our bungalow by a ride on bikes from the jungle to delta. On the way, we will stop by to visit so many peaceful villages and friendly locals as well as take photos of greenery countrysides. But first of all, we will take a motorbike tour to visit Tam Coc known as “Halong Bay on land” by a boat trip Boat trip to visit Tam Coc to see the beauty of the karst formations as you pass along their base and row into one of the many caves carved through the limestone.
Later on, we will have a lunch at local restaurant right at the wharf
PM: On the way to go back Hanoi, We will ride to visit the historic capital of Viet Nam in the 11th Century and the famous ancient temples of Le and The Dinh Dynasties.
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– We endeavour to select a combination of good quality hotels that reflect the character of the local area as well as being as centrally located as possible, all the while striving to keep the cost affordable.
– Your trip will stay in a range of hotels / guesthouses with standardized quality.
– Please be aware that some hotel rooms, especially those in major urban centres or older cities, may be smaller than what you are used to in other parts of the world. Standards and ratings may also be different to your home country.
– Rooms are en-suite and either twin- or triple-share, depending on what you have booked. If you are a solo traveller, you will always be sharing a room with someone of the same sex otherwise you can pay a supplement to possess a single room
– If you are traveling as a couple and would prefer to have a double bed, please officially request a double room with us. We never presume that two people traveling together are a couple, even if you share the same surname, unless informed otherwise.
– Your included meals are detailed in the ‘More Inclusions’ section of this document.
– Breakfasts are included every day in the hotel (except on the first morning). They are usually ‘continental breakfasts’, which are typical in most countries. A typical breakfast may consist of cereals with milk or yoghurt, bread, croissants, cold meats, cheese and a range of spreads, with fruit juice, tea or coffee to drink. It is rare to get a hot breakfast in Asia, though on some occasions there may be some hot food available as well.
Included evening meals are in local restaurants or accommodation places, and are either two or three courses. In most cases table water is provided with the meals, and if you wish to purchase additional drinks you can do so at your own expense.
– If you have any dietary requirements we will make every effort to cater to your specific needs as long as you advise your travel agent when you book, or make note by email before you set out. But please be aware that although we will do everything in our power to arrange it, we cannot guarantee that every restaurant we use will be able to cater to all dietary needs, particularly in Asia. We also cannot cater for tastes or dislikes, as most of our included evening meals feature a set menu.
* Ten Tips to Survive Vietnam’s Traffic:
+ DON’T spend hours waiting to cross the street on foot: that constant tide of traffic won’t stop until late at night, so
+ DO as the Vietnamese do: take the plunge and inch slowly across. Observe the Miracle of the Red Sea, as the traffic parts like magic, flowing smoothly in front of you or behind, meeting up again on the other side.
+ DON’T make any sudden or unpredictable movements: freeze if you have to, but never lunge forward or backward towards the safety of the sidewalk. In fact, you can do just about anything, but do it with conviction!
+ DON’T forget, if you’re riding or driving, to look where you’re going – all the time: if you hit anything in front of you, then it’s your fault.
+ DO give way to any vehicle bigger and noisier than yours. Trucks and buses are particularly dangerous: often old, sometimes unsafe and usually all over the road.
+ DO watch out for unfamiliar obstacles: water buffaloes, rocks of various sizes, broken-down trucks…, people sitting in the road, missing bridges, girls in ao dai cycling five abreast, slow-moving mountains of farm produce, dog fights, impromptu football matches, piles of building materials – and almost no light on anything at night..
+ DON’T hesitate to take evasive action – even if this sometimes means leaving the tarmac or coming to a dead stop.
+ DO try to avoid getting involved in one of the all-too-frequent minor accidents that plague Vietnam’s roads (and the major ones as well, of course), but if you are unlucky,
+ DON’T lose your cool, in spite of the interference of the large and vocal crowd that may gather: try to settle things amicably and swiftly. Sometimes, paying a reasonable amount of money will save you a lot of hassle.
+ DO remember that the only rule is: you’re not allowed to bump into anybody… irrespective of what they did or should have done, or of what the road signs or traffic lights were telling them to do. Some people still seem to think that anything red means forward, comrade
* Tipping for guides & mechanic:
Our crews never expect tips themselves and will not ask for any; that’s not what friends do! However, so if you are really satisfied with all of what they did for you, please don’t mind tipping them a bit with a normal norm of US$ 7 – US$ 10/person for a guide per day and US$ 3 – US$ 5/person for a mechanic per day. (just don’t forget Mum’s souvenir).
Motorbikes (Minsk-125cc or similar): 01 bike/ person
All petrol (gasoline),helmet
Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary
Meals as mention in the itinerary: 01 Breakfast (B), 02 Lunches (L), 01 Dinner (D)
All entrance fees
Local English Speaking guide
Visa to Vietnam
Meals are not mentioned in the itinerary
Tip for guide
Other personal expenses.
=> Supplement for the manual bikes of 125cc (Honda Fortune or Yamaha YBR) is US$ 10/bike/day
=> Supplement for the manual bikes of 150cc (Honda XR or Kawasaki) is US$ 18/bike/day
=> Supplement for the manual bikes of 250cc (Honda XR or Honda Baja)is US$ 28/bike/day
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