20th Jan 2020 – Flights to Hanoi (proposed times only, subject to change)
SQ 317 20 JAN
LHR 1055 SIN #0750
SQ 176 21 JAN
SIN 0920 HAN 1140
21st Jan 2020 – Arrival – Hanoi/ Phu Ly
Arrival in Hanoi. Transfer to the hotel in Phu Ly (90km 2hour). Lunch. Bike fitting. Dinner and briefing at the hotel (Muong Thanh hotel – complete with Karaoke room)
22nd Jan 2020 – Phu Ly/ Ninh Binh – Cycling 70km approx
Breakfast at the hotel. Start our ride in the Red River delta. We cycle along Day river, enjoy extraordinary landscape and have chance to get in touch with lovely people living in the peaceful villages. On the way, we have a break at the temple of Dinh and Le emperors in 10th century. After a hot lunch in Trang An we continue cycling to the cycling to the hotel.
Dinner and overnight at hotel Thuy Anh Hotel
23rd Jan – Ninh Binh/ Phat Diem/ Hai Phong – Cycling 90km approx
In the early morning we leave the hotel and continue our ride. After an hour cycling on the N 10 we take an off-road along Vac river to Phat Diem cathedral. After a short break, we continue cycling, take a ferry to cross Day and Ninh Co River to arrive in Nam Dinh province. Picnic lunch, transfer by bus (80km, about 2hrs) to
Tien Lang where we get on our bike to cycle to the hotel in Hai Phong.
Dinner and overnight at Hoang Long Hotel
24th Jan – Hai Phong/ Halong – Cycling 60km approx
It is the last day of the adventure. On bike, we leave the hotel, cross Binh bridge, cycle the country paths before joining a provincial road to Pha Rung. A ferry takes us across Da Bach River then we continue cycling to Halong.
Finish at the 5* Vinpearl resort & Spa and celebration dinner
25th Jan 2020
Optional morning cruise on Halong Bay. Transfer to the harbour and embark the cruise through thousand of islands, islets and rocks, enjoy the beautiful limestone seascape while passing by Teapot islet, Blockhouse islet, Goat Head isle. We visit Surprise cave – one of the most beautiful caves, Titov Island. Back to the cruise and enjoy the lunch.
Afternoon transfer to Hanoi (3.5 hours)
Overnight at 5* Apricot Hotel Hanoi
26th Jan 2020 – Flights to London MI 653 26 JAN
HAN 1835 SIN 2255
SQ 322 26 JAN
SIN 2345 LHR #0555
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