# Mai Chau - Moc Chau Cycling Tour

Mai Chau - Moc Chau Cycling Tour

#3 days 2 nights
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About the Tour

Our Mai Chau – Moc Chau cycling tour is a great combination among the famous classic attractions, outdoor activities and the untouched scenery. ​While Mai Chau has long been a famous stop-over for traveler on the way to the Northwest Vietnam, Moc Chau is an ideal stop for outdoor discovery activities as it is blessed with fresh and cool air, off-the-beaten trails though huge abundant fruit and flower farms as well as friendly and hospitable ethnic locals. Furthermore, specially designed for those who keen on the “two-wheels”, the cycling tour is an ideal choice to explore the beauty and hidden charms of the Northwest Region.


  • Challenging yourself when cycling along the twisting mountain passes to reach a spectacular valley and plateau in the northwest mountainous region of Vietnam;
  • Experiencing the daily life of minority ethnics groups and enjoying their meals with specialties;
  • Riding off-the-beaten trails to come up with the friendly hosts and hidden charm of the area.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1
Hanoi -Mai Chau (~ 130km/80 miles) (-/L/D)
Our driver and tour guide will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi and then we will drive towards Mai Chau. Arrive at Khanh Village you will jump on your bikes for a journey along the twisting mountain pass to Mai Chau Valley. After one hour enjoying the spectacular beauty on the way, you’ll reach Mai Chau to check in a stilt-house then have lunch. (For those who wish not to ride in this spectacular slopping pass, support car is available to transfer you to the stilt house).
In the afternoon, you’ll continue to cycle to some local ethnics villages in the area, enjoy peaceful moments of the countryside and take the opportunity to deeply understand the daily life and cultural customs of locals.
Your dinner will be served with traditional dishes and you can also enjoy local music and dance performances at the community house.
(Day 1: Cycling 20km challenge slops, Home-stay). The distance between the top and bottom of White Stone pass is about 500m (250m-750m)
Day 2
Mai Chau-Moc Chau (B/L/D)
In the morning, we will drive to Moc Chau, stop at the Moc Chau’s welcome gate to get the bikes ready and you will start your cycling tour to visit Thai and H’Mong Villages. From Chieng Di Hamlet, you will ride a bike through Moc Chau tea plantation hills as well as take visit to Moc Chau dairy farm and several hamlets with hundreds of fruits and flowers species on the way. Lunch will be served in a restaurant with local specialties.
In the afternoon, you will spend time visiting tea plantation hills and local villages as well as communicate with the locals. In the evening you will turn back Moc Chau town and spend your night at Hotel. (Home-stay optional).
Day 2: cycle 25km flat land, overnight at tourist standard Hotel.
Day 3
Moc Chau - Hoa Binh Hydropower Reservoir - Hanoi (B/L/-)
After enjoying a delicious breakfast with a cup of hot cow’s milk – a specialty of Moc Chau town, you will get on the car to Dong Bang intersection where you will get your bikes again and start your cycling trip in an off-the-beaten trail to Hoa Binh hydropower reservoir.  On the way you will see the panorama view of this largest manmade reservoir in Vietnam dotted with charming waterfalls and peaceful villages located by the Black River’s bank. We will stop at a small village for lunch with local specialties in fascinating and spectacular scenery of Hoa Binh reservoir.
In the afternoon you can continue cycling on the rugged mountain road through the plains or relax at the stilt-house or wandering around to learn about the villager daily life. Kayaking on the lake to visit hundreds of island is available on your request.
At about 15:00, we will pack up the bikes and leave this charming village. Our interesting discovery tour will end in Hanoi at around 19:00.
Day 3: Cycling 10 km in mostly downhill terrain.


  • All meals as mentioned in the program
  • Local experienced English speaking guide
  • Hotel room and home-stay
  • Mountain Trek Bike with helmet
  • Daily fresh water and snack
  • Private car support bikes


  • Kayak rental at Hoa Binh reservoir
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities
  • All other services not clearly mentioned

Special Notes

  • This tour includes private car.
  • You are offered to spend one night at the clean and comfortable stilt house of the locals.
  • You are strongly advised to be in compliance with the safety instructions of the tour guide when cycle on slopes.
  • Tour program is subject to change due to weather and operating conditions.
  • Transfers

  • Accomodation

  • Meals

  • Private car

  • Tour guide

Included destination(s): Hanoi, Mai Chau, Khanh Village, Moc Chau, Chieng Di Hamlet, Dong Bang intersection, Hoa Binh hydropower reservoir, Black River

Start from: US$200 /person

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