Vietnam cycling Hanoi to Saigon 12 days

Vietnam cycling tour

Biking and cycling tour Hanoi Saigon

Biking down vietnam the stunning coastline of southern Vietnam past turquoise bays, white beaches and palm tree-lined rice fields.

Embark on a two-wheeled odyssey from Hanoi to Saigon, your chariot a trusty bike. Cruise Vietnam’s southern jewel, where turquoise bays shimmer, pristine beaches beckon, and palm trees whisper secrets to rice fields. Delve into history’s embrace at Hue’s majestic Royal Tombs, then conquer the legendary Hai Van Cloud Pass, where lush mountains surrender to the sea’s endless canvas. In Hoi An, a 2,200-year-old whisper of silk and spices, wander cobblestone streets lined with timeworn tales. Finally, surrender to the sun-kissed embrace of Nha Trang, where beaches whisper promises of blissful abandon. Your adventure begins – let Vietnam weave its magic from first pedal to final splash! Departure details, your key to unlocking this epic journey, await.


Day1: 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

vietnam cycling tour

Day2: 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

Day3: 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)

Day4: 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)

Day5: 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 6: 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 7: HoiAn (+- 20km )

Vietnam Cycling tour of HoiAn – country side villages in the morning . Afternoon take boat trip on Thu Bon river.

Overnight in Hoian. (B,L,D)

Day 8: 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 9: 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 10: 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 11: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 12: 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)

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Tour Cost: 

Option1: Self Guide tour

Group Size 2 (private tour )  : Price /person = 1,875 USD

Self guide tour including

  • Pick up truck transfer luggage, bicycle and biker
  • Accommodations as mention with 3* hotel
  •  Bike rental as Surly cross- electric gravel bike

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.

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Option2: Guide tour : price ? contact us :

Group Size from 2 people  :

+Single supplement = 420 USD


  • English speaking local cycling tour guide
  • Accommodations in hotel, 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
  • 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.
  • 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.).

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