November 29, 2016

Mong Cai Quang Ninh

Mong Cai Quang Ninh is a district of Quang Ninh Province in the north east Vietnam. Mong Cai district covers an area of 495 km². The district might not be an ideal place for challenging mountain bike rides. But the area offers beautiful road cycling tours, family bike tours which can be arranged for those who like to discover Vietnam countryside and rural villages.

Mong Cai Map

Mong Cai is divided into 8 wards and 9 communes including Hoa Lac, Tran Phu, Ka Long, Ninh Duong, Tra Co, Hai Yen, Hai Hoa, Binh Ngoc, Bac Son, Hai Tien, Hai Dong, Hai Xuan, Hai Son, Quang Nghia, Van Ninh, Vinh Thuc, Vinh Trung.

Mong Cai is best known for its beautiful beach, the Tra Co beach. The beach has been known for the longest, nearest to the border, most primitive and most romantic beach so it annually attracts a large number of tourists.

Getting to Mong Cai Quang Ninh

The best way to get to Mong Cai from Hanoi is to rent a car with driver. You will be picked up at your place in Hanoi and brought straight to Mong Cai. The journey takes about 4 hours on road. Those who are on budget can take local public bus from My Dinh/Gia Lam/Giap Bat bus station. Taking a guided tour (with a tour guide) is highly recommended. A guide is really helpful in such an off the beaten track place like Mong Cai Vietnam.

Mong Cai Weather

Mong Cai’s climate is symbolic of the climate of North Vietnam weather; featuring all four seasons. In summer, it is hot, humid and rainy, while monsoons flourish. The average annual temperature recorded is 22.9 °C. In winter, it is cold (between 1 and 3 °C), dry, and sees little rainfall (between 150 mm and 400 mm). The average humidity is 82 percent. Annual average rainfall, influenced by north-eastern monsoons, varies between 1,700 mm and 2,400 mm (maximum recorded is 2751 mm), with rainfall concentrated in the summer months for 90 to 170 days, particularly in July and August.

Cycling around Mong Cai

Cycling in Mong Cai Vietnam to discover another Vietnam off the beaten path place which still stays away from mass tourism. Mong Cai district has sealed, paved roads offering fantastic bike rides for enthusiastic road cyclists and countryside explorers. We have a range of road cycling trips and easy family bike tours around Mong Cai and Quang Ninh region, providing options for both those who want some easy fun day bicycle tours and those who prefer long flat rides.

Quang Ninh Itineraries

Check out our best Quang Ninh itineraries including Quang Ninh classic tours, Halong bay cruise tours, Quang Ninh bike ride that are designed for small group tours and family travel. Traveling these all-inclusive packages you will discover the province of Quang Ninh as well as other non-touristy places in the northern region of Vietnam.