Vietnam cycling tour
Biking and cycling tour Hanoi Saigon
Biking down vietnam the stunning coastline of southerm 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 .
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)
Day3: Hanoi – HoaBinh-Mai Chau (cycling 72 km) (B,L,D)
Breakfast, we start Vietnam cycling tour by 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
Day4: MaiChau-Cam Thuy- Ngoc Lac (+- 75km) (B,L,D)
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 Transfer the last 35 km on Hochiminh trails highway to the hotel in Ngoc Lac town . Dinner and overnight in hotel
Day5: Ngoc Lac– Tan ky( +- 110 km asphalt road )
Ride on the newly built two lane Ho Chi Minhtrails Highway there is very few traffic! The road makes for smooth fast riding, plenty of exploring possibilities along the way.
Ride on the banks of River Song Chu, the distance covered today is quite long and there will be the chance to transfer some sections by the back-up vehicle to rest weary legs. There are fewer villages today as the route cuts through forests and jungle. Arrival Tan Ky very late. Dinner and overnight in Hotel. (B,L,D)
Day6: Tan Ky- Huong Khe- Phong Nha ( +- 120km, asphalt road )
The ride is on smooth road and passing peaceful villages and stunning mountain range. Our ride today toward Phong Nha National Park. Lunch stop on the way, late afternoon transfer 90km to Phong Nha by bus. Upon arrival in Phong Nha check in Hotel. Overnight on the hotel in Phong Nha. (B, L, D)
Day7: Phong Nha- Dong Hoi – Hue( Cycling +- 60km, asphalt road )
After breakfast we take boat trip visit Phong Nha Cave, which is a World Heritage Site. Pm: cycling in ” DMZ ” area with “Truong Son National Cemetery ” where some hundred of thousand soldiers of North Vietnam who served in army during Vietnam War are resting in peace, visit Vinh moc tunnel is optional. Transfer to Hue by car, dinner and overnight in Hue. (B,L,D)
Day 8: Hue to Hoi An (+- 70km asphalt road ) . Visit Hue, Royal city then continue Vietnam cycling tour in afternoon by riding back road of country side from Hue to VinhHai beach ( +-50 km flat asphalt road ) .
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)
Day 9: HoiAn (+- 20km )
Vietnam 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 . Afternoon take boat trip on Thu Bon river.
Overnight in Hoian. (B,L,D)
Day 10: 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)
Day 11: 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)
Day 12: QuyNhon to TuyHoa- Nha Trang , 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.Vietnam Cycling Tour in overlooking the water below, end of cycling around 3:00pm transfer to Nha Trang by bus
Overnight in Nha Trang. (B,L, D)
Day 13:NhaTrang- Ca Na ( 40km )Dist 120km, cycling 85 km, asphalt road
We head inland from Nhatrang, this is new route west of Nhatrang to KhanhVinh of approximately 30km of flat road before the small hill begin! This is a beautiful narrow piece of tarmac through the tropical desert to the highland, for a small road rolling through sun and sea, then cycling to sea beach at PhanRang where we spend tonight. .(B, L)
Overnight in Ca Na. (B ,L)
Day 14: Phan rang– country side cycling- Saigon ( +- 75 km ).
Cycling in country side of Phan Rang . desert, dry, sun… visit Cham people village belong a way , green dragon fruit garden. Pm transfer to Saigon..Overnight in SaiGon. (B,L)
Day 15: Depart SaiGon
Morning transfer to TanSonNhat Airport for flight home. End of Vietnam cycling services
Group Size 2 (private tour ) : Price /person = 2,875 USD
Group tour( 6-14 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 year around
Group tour : maximum 14 people
- English speaking local cycling tour guide
- Accommodations in hotels in Hanoi, and local hotel around trip as mention with 3 star hotel, 4 star hotel.
- Meals as noted : B= breakfast, L= lunch , D= dinner.
- Cold drink: water, tea, coffee, juice, fruit with banana , mango, apple
- Airport transfers, pick up
- Sightseeing and activities as noted in the itinerary
- Transportation by bus support ( 100% transportation stand by )
- Additional guides where necessary .
- Sight seeing for visiting per itinerary and permits.
- Basic medical
- Bike hire Surly Cross road bike 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.).