Indochina Traverse

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Chris and Louise Doyle | Bowral, Australia
 
 

Bike, Hike and Kayak Northern Vietnam

This compact itinerary provides a real opportunity to interact and stay with Vietnamís northern ethnic minorities, explore national parks and kayak in the dramatic Halong Bay. From the vibrant centre of Hanoi we travel deep into the valleys of Mai Chau, where we cycle and walk between the traditional stilted villages of the White Thai minority. Avoiding the main highways is crucial to enjoying Vietnam at handle bar level, and as we approach Cuc Phuong National Park we again cycle and walk through the lush jungle and homestay with the Muong minority at Khanh Village. We explore towering limestone karst scenery at Ninh Binh by bike, boat and on foot before heading to the tranquility of Halong Bay for 2 nights aboard our well appointed junk. Here we kayak, swim and relax in the turquoise waters of this truly special place.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Arrive Hanoi
DAY 2 In Hanoi
DAY 3 Drive to Mai Chau, afternoon cycle
DAY 4 Cycle and trek in Mai Chau
DAY 5 Transfer to Cuc Phuong National Park and cycle
DAY 6 Trek in the National Park
DAY 7 Transfer and cycle to Ninh Binh, also known as 'Halong Bay on land'
DAY 8 Drive to Halong Bay
DAY 9 Kayaking in Halong Bay
DAY 10 In Halong Bay, return Hanoi
DAY 11 Trip concludes in Hanoi

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Trip Code: NVE
Trip Grading: Introductory
Duration:  11 days
Activities:  Trekking Cycling Kayaking Multi Activity
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Next Trip:  06 October 2014
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price: £1,250.00 GBP

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