Vietnam: Hike, Bike & Kayak

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  • COVID-19protected
  • CO2 neutral
  • Adventure
  • Explorer
  • Active and outdoor
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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 11 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 15+ years old
  • max group size 12
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  • Starts Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Ends Hanoi, Vietnam
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Gain a greater insight into life in northern Vietnam with an itinerary that explores not just Hanoi but also heads out into the countryside
  • Hike through the picturesque valleys surrounding Sapa and visit local communities
  • Cycle out to Mai Chau and on through the stunning karst landscapes to Ninh Binh
  • Kayak around karsts and explore the secluded lagoons and caves of Lan Ha Bay the lesser visited but just as beautiful sister of Halong Bay
The tour "Vietnam: Hike, Bike & Kayak" starts and ends in Hanoi. It is an explorer tour that takes 11 days taking you through Hanoi, Ninh Binh, Sapa and 3 other destinations in Vietnam. "Vietnam: Hike, Bike & Kayak" is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

The spectacular valleys and mountains of Vietnam were simply made for exploration. Put on your hiking shoes and get ready for this immersive journey that gets away from the bright lights of Hanoi and under the skin of Vietnam's bucolic countryside. In between trekking and cycling past lush landscapes, stop in at local villages and learn about traditional life with memorable homestay experiences. It’s not all mountains and trails either, with an opportunity to kayak across the majestic waters of Lan Ha Bay and spend a night in a waterside resort. Prepare to be led off the beaten track.
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ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Hanoi
  • Day 2: Hiking in Sapa
  • Day 3: Hiking in Lao Chai
  • Day 4: Hiking in Su Pan
  • Day 5: Cycling in Hanoi
  • Day 6: Cycling in Mai Chau
  • Day 7: Cycling in Ninh Binh
  • Day 8: Cat Ba Island
  • Day 9: Kayaking around Cat Ba Island
  • Day 10: Hanoi
  • Day 11: Hanoi
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Homestay (2 nights), Hotel (6 nights), Lodge (2 nights)
Meals
  • 10 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 2 Dinners
Transport
  • Private minibus , Bike , Boat
Guide
  • An expert tour leader
Included Activities
  • Sapa - Cat Cat Village trek
  • Sapa - Lao Chai to Ta Van trek
  • Sapa - Ta Van to Su Pan trek
  • Hanoi - Old Quarter Walking Tour
  • Hanoi - West Lake bike ride
  • Mai Chau - Pom Coong Village visit & traditional lunch
  • Mai Chau - Cycling
  • Mai Chau to Ninh Binh cycling
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to/from Hanoi are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Vietnam: Hike, Bike & Kayak tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Vietnam: Hike, Bike & Kayak tour. You can cancel the tour up to 28 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 27 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 22 October 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 22 October 2021, a deposit of 400 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 27 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Vietnam: Hike, Bike & Kayak tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Vietnam: Hike, Bike & Kayak tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

Is this trip right for you:
  • This trip has a number of activities to get your pulse going. Whilst prior training for each activity is not necessary, a moderate level of fitness will help you to get the most out of the included activities
  • The hike in the hills of Sapa is approximately 10 kilometres (6.2miles) in total, on sometimes steep and uneven terrain
  • You will spend 2 days on your bike, riding to Mai Chau and Ninh Binh, with approximately 60-70 kilometres of cycling each day. The cycling in these areas is relatively flat and you will have time to get used to your bike in Hanoi before departing
  • There are 2 nights of homestay on this trip in Sapa and Mai Chau. Accommodation will be multishare rooms, with simple bedding and shared bathroom facilities. While accommodation is simple, the warm welcome and home-cooked meals will be comforting after a day of exercise
  • Kayak around secluded islands in Lan Ha Bay to explore this world renowned scenery. While this bay is generally sheltered, this is sea kayaking so you will need to be confident on and in water for this activity
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene global standardised protocols have been adopted.
  • Departures will be limited to an average group size of 10 travellers to ensure COVID-19 safety for all travellers.
  • Hygiene and safety guidelines will be followed to ensure your well being is looked after during travels.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be fully vaccinated. Children aged 17 years and under must present either a negative COVID-19 test, proof of recovery or proof of full vaccination. Any customer who is unable to be vaccinated for medical reasons can apply for an exemption. Customers must provide a medical certificate from a medical professional. These new safety measures apply on all trips, except for tours in Australia, New Zealand and the Cook Islands.
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