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Vietnam grand cycling with kids 14 days

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These itineraries are based on our regular cycling trips around the Vietnam, altered to include fun, enriching activities for both kids and adults.

Ages 10+
Our trips for children over 10 are fairly similar in structure to the main activity is either biking or walking, and there is time together and time just for adults and teens. Meals are often a bit shorter and events are selected to appeal to teens. For example, we may include  more non-biking/walking options, such as kayaking or cooking class, yoga… school visiting . These trips also have extra guides and vans for added support.
Ages 14+ Cycling same active with adult

Day 1: Hanoi arrival

Greeting and pick – up at Noi Bai airport. Transfer to hotel , free time as leisure . 

Day 2: Hanoi – day trip cycling (+- 20km ).

Driving to BatTrang pottery village have cycling around village, meeting a craftsman in  workshop. He will show  you know how to make pottery and then you can be make by themselves. Continue cycling from BatTrang to Dong ho village cross beautiful rice field of Red river delta. End of tour around noon time.

Overnight in hotel 

Day 3:HaNoi – HaLong Bay

Drive to HaLong Bay. Board a refurbished wooden sailing junk for a cruise through the limestone cliffs and emerald waters of HaLong Bay. Drop anchor for the night nearby a remote island. (Lunch, Dinner). Overnight on boat.

family cycling vietnam 2015-1Day 4: HaLong Bay – Boat Cruise HaNoi

Spend a half-day cruising through new waters, stopping to visit colorful grottoes and to swim at deserted beaches. Disembark and transfer back to HaNoi.  (Breakfast, Lunch) Note: Boat check in/out time is noontime. Night train to Hue

Day 5: Hue (  Cycling +- 30km) ( B,L,D )

 Morning transfer to Hotel and cycling for visiting royal citadel  king mausoleum.

 Overnight in Hue

Day 6: Hue Cycling +- 25 km  ( B,L,D )

Cycling through Hue’s scenic countryside to the majestic KhaiDinh and TuDuc Royal tombs. A succession of Nguyen Dynasty Emperor built there grand tomb on a wide scale, scattered around the outlying hills of Hue and these two are wonderful examples. Afternoon free to explore the giant, bustling riverfront market and other attraction of rest up for the next day’s journey.

Overnight in Hue

Day 7Hue to Danang (Cycling +- 40 ) ( B,L,D )

 We will depart for the ThuanAn by  bus shortly after breakfast. 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 Da Nang.  Overnight in Hoian .

Day 8:HoiAn ( Cycling +- 20 km) ( B,L,D )

Cycling to Hoi An beach on the south China sea for a clam bake, stop for visiting to  Marble Mountain or Ngu Hanh Son mountain and continue riding back to Hoian.

Overnight in Hoi An

Day9: Hoi An ( no cycling day )

AM : cooking  class.  PM  relaxing on beach of Hoi An( B ). Overnight in Hoi An

Day10: Hoi An- Sai Gon( B )

AM: Flight to Sai gon, free time as leisure .

Day11: SaiGon – MyTho – BenTre – TraVinh (L,D) (+- 30km )

Driving to  LongAn, start cycling through rice fields and dragon fruit orchards. We cross HamLuong ferry  in BenTre town, and cycling to Mocay and  pass local ferry. Short ride 5km to enter the town. A wonderful day with picturesque ferry crossings over Mekong River branches and islands. Overnight in TraVinh.

family biking vietnamDay12: TraVinh – CanTho. (B,L,D) (+-25km)

Morning cycling around this town, then warm up by 8km to BaOm pond, see old trees and Khmer pagoda nearby the pond. We take a ferry crossing and keep on 18km to BinhMinh, crossing ferry to Cantho for overnight. Overnight in CanTho

Day13: CanTho – SaiGon (B,L,D) (+-20 km)

Morning take  boat trip to Cai Rang floating market, then we have a longer cruise on a quiet country road to take in the magnificent scenery and get close to the locals as they go about their daily routine. Late afternoon take ferry crossing on to RachGia driving back to Saigon. Overnight in SaiGon.

Day14: Saigon departure.

Free time until transfer to airport for departure flight. End of service

Tour Cost

Group Size  4-6
Price /person 1,659 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.

Children age should be  ages 12 up and pay the same with adult, children less than 10 please contact us for details.

Best time to go

All time

 WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • English speaking local guide
  • Accommodations by 3 star hotel.
  • Meals as noted: B= breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner
  • Cold drink as water, coffee, tea, energy drink by nutritional gel, juice  for cycling tour.
  • Airport transfers
  • Sightseeing and activities as noted in the itinerary
  • Ground transportation with 100% vehicle standby.
  • Additional guides where necessary
  • Entrance fees and permits
  • Basic medical

WHAT NOT

International airfare; meals not noted on itinerary; 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.).

Bike Hire

USD120

Gears checklist

Total Distance

400 km

Number of cycling days

13  full days

Average Daily Distance:

35-400km

Off Road

0%

Max. Altitude

200 metres

Road Surface

This tour follows a mix of asphalt roads.

Support

One or two 16-seat air-conditioned transit vans converted to take bikes and bikers.

Group Size

Minimum 2 person. Maximum  group 8 person.

Staff

Drivers and an experienced English speaking Vietnamese cycling leader plus guide and support team.

Accommodation

01 night on train,14 nights in basic tourist class  hotels. All accommodation in hotel has a/c or fan, hot water and private facilities.

Food

All meals are included except  on day 15.

Break every 15- 20 km ( 10 miles)  for tea break with water, coffee ,tea, juice, bread, tuna ,banana, apple… including: nutritional ( 3 Clif Bar MoJo energy bars /per day)

Hi Joe, Thank you for providing us with a memorable riding experience in Vietnam. Much appreciated. I know Dan and you took a couple of pictures on our tour. Do you have a face book page where you post these or are we able to get a copy? Thanks again
Vietnam grand cycling with kids These itineraries are based on our regular cycling trips around the Vietnam, altered to include fun, enriching activities for both kids and adults. Ages 10+ Our trips for children over 10 are fairly similar in structure to the main activity is either biking or walking, and there is time together…