Experience Northern Vietnam with our all-in-one adventure tour! Ride bikes, walk trails, paddle waters, and snorkel through this beautiful region.

Embark on an exciting 8-day adventure through Vietnam’s beautiful scenery. Cycle through peaceful countryside, visit the iconic Ba Na Hills, and explore the stunning limestone formations of Ninh Binh.

Float gently along Pu Luong’s shimmering waters on a bamboo raft, hike to the mesmerizing Hieu waterfall, and discover the natural wonders of Cuc Phuong National Park. Our friendly guides will share their love for Vietnam’s history and landscapes, providing support along the way.

Enjoy delicious local meals, meet friendly locals, and experience Vietnam’s vibrant culture. This tour isn’t just about seeing sights; it’s about connecting with Vietnam’s heart and people.


  • Explore the stunning Ba Na Hills, ride through Vietnamese mountains, witness the iconic Golden Bridge, and immerse yourself in the charm of an old French village.

  • Dive into the marine wonders of Cham Island, snorkel in the Marine Protected Areas, and unwind on the serene Bai Chong beach.

  • Hike through the picturesque Ninh Binh region, conquer the summit of Mua Cave, and embark on a traditional Sampan journey to explore the enchanting Thien Ha Cave.

  • Trek to Ban Cong village in Pu Luong, offering a glimpse into the diverse culture and daily life of local communities.

  • Embark on a trek to the mesmerizing Hieu waterfall in Pu Luong and paddle through the tranquil Mai Chau Valley on a kayaking adventure.

  • Savor the authentic flavors of Vietnamese cuisine, unraveling the secrets behind its world-renowned culinary reputation.

Itinerary idea in detail

Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

  • Day 1

    After meeting up with your guide for a safety briefing and bike fitting it’s straight into the action for a memorable start to your multi-active adventure! Your journey kicks off with a visit to the iconic Ba Na Hills. We’ll cycle through the serene Vietnamese countryside, pedaling along paved and trail roads flanked by rice paddies and charming villages. Never mind traffic, we’ll be taking the peaceful scenic route, so get your camera ready for the stunning landscapes that unfold around every turn.

    Our cycle route winds through local markets and vegetable farms, giving you a glimpse into everyday life in Vietnam. We’ll stop along the way where you can engage with farmers, learn about religious traditions, and soak in the authentic local culture.

    As we reach the breathtaking Ba Na Hills, you can refuel on a buffet lunch that lets you taste the many flavors that have made Vietnamese cuisine famous worldwide.

    After lunch, the adventure continues with a visit to the iconic Golden Bridge, a marvel suspended by massive moss-covered hands, offering panoramic views of the hills. Then explore an old French village nestled in the Vietnamese mountains, blending the charm of two worlds.

    We’ll wrap up the day’s exploration with a transfer back to the hotel, where we’ll enjoy a delicious Vietnamese dinner, the first of many to come.

  • Day 2

    If your tour departs between February and August, you’ll spend the day on a sun-soaked adventure as we whisk you away to the Marine Protected Areas of Cham Island.

    Gear up and discover the multitude of colorful fish and coral. After some coffee, tea, and snacks, we’ll hop on the boat and gently sail towards Bai Chong Tropical Beach, the perfect setting for a delightful lunch featuring meats, seafood, and vegetarian options.

    The afternoon invites you to unwind on the beach, with free hammocks and inviting waves for a refreshing swim. As morning turns to afternoon we’ll depart from the island, taking in the scenic views on our return to the mainland.


    If your tour departs between September and January, prepare for a flavorful adventure in Hoi An, the “Land of Herbs.” We’ll start with an herbal tea welcome, brewed from ingredients grown in the surrounding farmland, then tour the organic herb farm, home to over fifty medicinal herbs, fruits, and edible flowers.

    We’ll take part in fun team-based challenges before a herb-infused lunch that highlights more of the local produce, with both vegetarian and meat options available.

    We’ll dive deep into the Vietnamese martial arts scene with a local master. You’ll explore the intricacies of this ancient tradition, witnessing the dedication and rituals that sustain its vitality across generations. We’ll take part in a hands-on session (with safety measures), practicing select martial arts techniques under the expert guidance of revered masters, gaining a unique insight into their centuries-old discipline.

    Whatever your adventure today you can look forward to a delicious dinner this evening and prepare for the adventures ahead as we make our way north!

  • Day 3

    We’re off to the airport for your flight to Hanoi, ready to embark on another great cycling adventure! On arrival we’ll transfer out of Hanoi to avoid traffic then cycle our way to Ninh Bin, a journey that takes us beyond the bustling metropolis and into the heart of rural Vietnam.

    Ninh Binh is renowned for its stunning landscapes; the region is often referred to as “Halong Bay on Land” due to its striking limestone karst formations. The picturesque countryside is adorned with lush rice paddies, serene rivers, and towering limestone cliffs, creating a scene of breathtaking tranquility.

    Pedal your way through the changing landscapes, with the scenic beauty of rural roads unfolding before you. Marvel at the breathtaking scenery, pass through charming villages, and immerse yourself in the daily life of traditional Vietnam. Witness locals tending to their rice fields and engaging in various traditional crafts.

    We’ll enjoy lunch along the journey then finish off the trip with a van transfer into Ninh Binh in the afternoon. We’ll check into our hotel in the late afternoon and you’ll have a chance to unwind after a day filled with exploration.

  • Day 4

    After breakfast, we’ll strap on our helmets and hop on our bikes to ride around the breathtaking sculpture landscapes of Ninh Binh this morning. The area’s striking karst formations, sheer limestone cliffs, and verdant surroundings create an environment that will astound you.

    We’ll ascend to the summit of Mua Cave, a 500-step hike that rewards you with panoramic views of the UNESCO-listed site. Marvel at the spectacular karst formations embraced by the meandering Ngo Dong River. We’ll continue our bike ride through charming villages, verdant rice fields, and more karst vistas, immersing ourselves in the authentic sounds of rural Vietnam.

    We’ll pause for lunch at a nearby eatery before we depart for Thien Ha Cave. Then hop aboard a sampan, a traditional Asian flat-bottomed wooden boat, to explore this natural wonder. It boasts 500 meters of wet cave and 200 meters of dry cave and is adorned with mesmerizing stalactites and stalagmites.

    As the day comes to an end, we’ll return to our resort, where dinner awaits.

  • Day 5

    We’ll kick off our day with a purposeful visit to the Bear Sanctuary at Four Paw, a sanctuary committed to rescuing and safeguarding bears. Delve into the emotional life stories of these rescued bears with a 1.5-hour walk around the sanctuary’s outdoor enclosure area.

    We’ll take a short drive to Cuc Phuong National Park, where we’ll start our hike through the forest. Traverse the park’s trails, home to towering ancient trees, some of which are several hundred years old, rare orchids, and diverse wildlife. The park offers well-maintained trails that lead through lush greenery, limestone landscapes, and peaceful streams.

    Following a satisfying lunch, we’ll embark on a picturesque drive to Pu Luong Natural Reserve, home to several ethnic minority communities, including the Thai and Muong people, and diverse flora and fauna, including rare and endangered species. a pristine haven awaiting exploration.

    This pristine haven is our home for two nights.

  • Day 6

    As the sun rises over Pu Luong, our day begins with a tranquil morning walk leading to Ban Cong, a charming village nestled amid emerald landscapes. Here, we’ll embark on a bamboo rafting escapade along the shimmering waters, drifting gently amidst the verdant beauty of the surroundings.

    We’ll stop to savor a delicious local lunch to experience Pu Luong’s authentic flavors, and in the afternoon, we’ll embark on an exciting half-day trek to Hieu waterfall. We’ll navigate through winding trails and lush forests before reaching the awe-inspiring natural wonder, where cascading waters create a mesmerizing spectacle.

    Afterwards, we’ll return to our retreat, where we’ll enjoy a hearty dinner.

  • Day 7

    After breakfast, we’ll check out and embark on a morning trek that winds through authentic local villages, offering glimpse of daily life, picturesque rice paddies, and, probably quite a few water buffalo, which are the stoic workhorses of the countryside.

    You’ll arrive at Bao La village in the late morning to engage with our community project, gaining valuable insights into the positive impact of tourism on the locals. We’ll participate in a simple yet heartfelt cooking class with the community, sharing a meal and experiencing the warmth of life in the village.

    Afterward, return to Lac Village for a short rest before we transfer to Pu Luong.
    In the tranquil beauty of Mai Chau, we’ll trade our trekking boots for paddles to kayak along the winding river, uncovering hidden gems and immersing ourselves in the natural splendor of the Vietnamese countryside.

    Later, we’ll check into our eco-lodge, a haven nestled in the heart of Mai Chau. Few destinations better capture the spirit of Vietnam than this valley. As the day concludes, we’ll gather for dinner at the lodge, savoring the flavors of this enchanting region.

  • Day 8

    Enjoy a leisurely morning at your own pace or if you are keen to fit in even more you can opt for some additional activities before we check out. Our van will transfer us back into the lively streets of Hanoi, officially marking the conclusion of our multi-active adventure. Our driver can take you to your hotel in town, or transport you to the airport for onward travel.

Accommodation options

While the itinerary price reflects the suggested accommodation, Audley trips are 100% tailor-made, and a specialist can help you select the option best suited to your tastes and budget.

Booking Policy

  • 7 nights in deluxe hotel accommodation
  • All meals: 7x breakfasts, 7x lunches, 6x dinners
  • Snacks, local treats, hydration drinks, fruit and water during the tour
  • Quality well-maintained bike and helmet
  • Expert local guide
  • Full vehicle support
  • All ticket, activity and entry costs included in the itinerary
  • Grasshopper Adventures jersey or tee-shirt and water bottle as mementos

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We'll help plan your trip based on you like and want to do. We know a lot about the place you're gomg. so we can give you good advice. WIIether you're into history, food, or culture, ue'll make sure your trip is just right for you. With us. your travel will be easy and fun!

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