Cycling down vietnam the stunning coastline of southern Vietnam past turquoise bays, white beaches and palm tree-lined rice fields.
Explore the majestic Royal Tombs of Hue and ascend the Hai Van Cloud Pass for vast views of tropical mountains falling into the sea.
Biking vietnam holiday with Drift back in time while walking the cobblestone streets of Hoi An, a 2,200 year old trading port and relax and swim at the beach resort of Nha Trang… more details about departure visitwebsite
Day 1: HaNoi arrival
Pick up from airport and transfer to hotel.
Day 2: Hanoi cycling. ( +- 60 km )
You will ride along a bank of Red river, through farms, fruit plantations on the old riverside in the north of Hanoi, visit temples and practice Buddhist way of life . Continue cycling visit rices-noodle making in local family, silk farm… Boat trip crossing rive, continue cycling to Son Tay, picnic lunch box . Pm visit Duong Lam village by bicycle, driving back to Hanoi by mini bus. Dinner and overnight in Hanoi. (B, L,D)
http://www.risingdragonhotel.com/rising-dragon-palace/ or same standard
Day3: Hanoi – HoaBinh-Mai Chau (cycling 72 km) (B,L,D)
Breakfast. Early morning transfer to Hoabinh a beautiful valley surrounded by spectacular karst rock formations and picturesque rice paddies. Bikes along a mix of asphalt road through Thai village and across rice paddies to Lac village.
Overnight in a traditional house as home stay
After breakfast , we start cycling in village when we sleep . The road to day has 10% dirt road, and 10km up hill ( 8%) and down hill on the back road to Pho Doan, Canh Nang. We end of cycling in here and driving to Cuc Phuong National park. Overnight in a small hotel and simple in National Park.
Day5: Cuc Phuong – Thanh Hoa( cycling 60km) (B,L,D)
After listening to the dawn chorus of Gibbon song, spend part of the morning exploring the flora and fauna of this unique national park. Leaving Cuc Phuong ride down to Vinh Loc where we have lunch time. Transfer the last 35 km on Highway 1 to the hotel in Thanh Hoa city where have hotel for few hours. Dinner and transfer to train station take over night train to Hue.
Overnight on train ( soft sleeper, 4 beds/cabin ) ( 12hours on train )
Day 6:Hue –country side cycling ( +-55km )
Morning transfer from train station to Hotel , Cycling through Hue’s King Royal Palace, a succession of Nguyen Dynasty . Afternoon cycling to country side until 5PM transfer back to city. Dinner in garden house.
Overnight in Hue (B, L, D)
http://www.parkviewhotelhue.com/ or same standard
Optional climb for biking trip: Hai van pass: 19 km ( 9km up, 10 km down, altitude +- 400m ).
Our route passes by rural villages and picturesque Lang Co lagoon, an ascent of the pass with stunning views of the coast and a thrilling 5-mile descent from the top of the green rice fields around DaNang. End of cycling in DaNang city, drive 32 km to HoiAn.
Overnight in Hoian (B,L, D) http://www.hoianindochine.com/ or same standard
Day 8: HoiAn (+- 20km )
Cycling tour of HoiAn – country side villages in the morning for Vietnamese cooking lessons in town featuring local specialties by one of VietNam’s most talented chefs . Local sea food in beach of HoiAn.
Overnight in Hoian. (B,L,D) http://www.hoianindochine.com/ or same standard
Day 9: HoiAn to MyKhe- Quang Ngai , cycling +-60 km, asphalt road
Depart early along the coast and past scenic rice village. Start coastal riding followed by coaster, lunch at some where on the way – which is also a nice place for a dip in the cooling South China Sea. Driving to Quang Ngai
Overnight in Quang Ngai city. (B,L, D)
http://www.dulichvn.org.vn/QC/PETQN/ or same standard
Day 10: Quang Ngai to Quy Nhon, cycling +- 90 km¸ asphalt road
Cycling in the back road of past rural rice villages canopied by swaying coconut palm. Arrive at the Quy Nhon town which faces a beautiful beach front.
Overnight in QuyNhon. (B,L, D)
http://www.saigonquynhonhotel.com.vn/about_us.htm or same standard
Day 11: QuyNhon to TuyHoa, cycling +- 80, asphalt road
Back road cycling in side high way one .Our ride from QuyNhon to Tuy Hoa covers some of VietNam’s scenic coastline, featuring deserted blue lagoons and stone promontories.
Overnight in TuyHoa. (B,L, D)
http://longbeachphuyen.com/home_en.php?lb=HOME or same standard
Day 12: Tuy Hoa- NhaTrang ( 40km )
Cycling in overlooking the water below, end of cycling around 1:00pm in Nha Trang
Overnight in NhaTrang. (B ,L)
http://www.thesummerhotel.com/EN/index.asp or same standard
Day 13: NhaTrang – country side cycling ( +- 25 km ).
Driving to Dien Khanh , Cycling in country side visit village, rice field , fruit garden. Riding back to the city visit Thap Ba ( Pogana Temple ). Pm relaxing on beach.
Overnight in Nhatrang. (B)
http://www.thesummerhotel.com/EN/index.asp or same standard
Day 14: NhaTrang – Saigon ( HoChiMinh city ) no cycling day
Transfer to airport for flight to Saigon , free time for shoping in Sai Gon .Overnight in SaiGon. (B)
http://www.dainamhotel.com.vn/ or same standard
Day 15: Depart SaiGon
Morning transfer to TanSonNhat Airport for flight home.
Group Size 2 (private tour ) : Price /person = 2,675 USD
Group tour( 5-14 people) : Price /person = 1.919 USD
+Single supplement = 220 USD
Note: Prices are based per person, double occupancy, with a separate cost for solo travelers. If you are traveling in a group but prefer single accommodations, a single supplement fee applies. Triple accommodations are not available in many of the destinations we visit.
Best time to go
From October to May
Group tour : maximum 14 people
- English speaking local cycling tour guide
- Accommodations in hotels in Hanoi, and local hotel around trip as mention with 4 nights in 2 star hotel and 6 night in 3 star hotel, 2 night in 4 star hotel.
- Meals as noted : B= breakfast, L= lunch , D= dinner.
- Cold drink: water, tea, coffee, juice, fruit with banana , mango, apple
- Flight ticket Nhatrang- SaiGon
- Train ticket: soft sleeper , 4beds/cabin sharing . Thanh Hoa- Hue
- Airport transfers
- Sightseeing and activities as noted in the itinerary
- Ground transportation with mini bus ( 100% transportation stand by ).
- Additional guides where necessary .
- Sight seeing for visiting per itinerary and permits.
- Basic medical
- Bike hire TREK 520 or Surly Cross with maintenance
International airfare; meals not noted on itinerary; optional tour; Vietnam visa; insurance other than basic medical ; optional tipping to leader, guides and local staff; excess baggage charges; international airport taxes; cost of medical immunizations; items of a personal nature (alcoholic beverages, laundry, etc.).