Cycle Through Vietnam – 15 days

Cycling tour through Vietnam this mesmerising country provides opportunities to meet the locals and experience their culture in a way that wouldn’t otherwise be possible. So come with us and get active as we travel from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City, down country lanes and over spectacular mountain passes. And, of course, all the exercise gives you the perfect excuse to indulge in delicious Vietnamese cuisine.

Day 1 – Ha Noi-Mai Chau Village (L/D) (75 km)
Pick up from your hotel in Ha Noi at 7:30 am for Mai Chau.Drive past to Luong Son town – Hoa Binh and start cycle to Bai Chao villages and to Cao Phong and drive southwest to Mai Chau, the gateway to the impressive mountainous area of northern Vietnam. See picturesque scenery with stunning mountain views along the way. Have lunch on the way, arrival home-stay and trekking in a village of the Thai ethnic minority to another Thai ethnic group village. Stay overnight in a traditional stilt-house (home-stay) of a Thai family.

Summary

Cycling distance : 75 Km

Meals : Lunch , Dinner

Accommodation : Home-stay

Day 2 – Cycle to Remote and Challenging to Nua Villages (B /L/D) (85 km)
Breakfast in the home-stay stilt-house , start cycle from Thai villages .Today’s ride to remote area and challenging long up hill . We cycle above the valley and look down on small hamlets ,we continue on single track and undulating jeep trails around terraced rice fields , Over night in Nua village.

Summary

Cycling distance : 85 Km

Meals : Breakfast ,Lunch , Dinner

Accommodation : Home-stay

Day 3 : Cycle On Single Track to Cuc Phuong National Park (B/L/D) ( 85 km )
Breakfast in the home-stay stilt-house, start cycling on a beautiful country road through scenic Thai and Muong villages and cycle through sugar-cane field until Ho Chi Minh trails for lunch and then continue cycle to Ho Chi Minh trails and then transfer to Cuc Phuong National park in the late afternoon. Over night in the park.

Summary

Cycling distance : 85 Km

Meals : Breakfast ,Lunch , Dinner

Accommodation : Cuc Phuong National Guest House

Day 4: Cuc Phuong Park – Tam Coc – Night Train To Hue  (B/L/D ) (65 km)
A visit Endangered Primate Rescue Center then cycling along the forest road, riding through the jungle to gate of the national park to visit Historical Man Cave and continue your bike ride on hilly rural roads through countryside villages to Hoa Lu to visit Dinh -Le temple . Lunch on the way and continue biking though limestone mountain to Tam Coc villages visit Thai Vi temple and Bich Dong pagadas and dinner before transfer to Ninh Binh to take a night train to Hue .

Cycling distance : 65 Km

Meals : Breakfast ,Lunch,Dinner

Accommodation : Overnight Train to Hue .

Day 5 : Hue Arrival and  City tour (25 km) ( B , L  )
Arrival Hue , transfer to hotel for check in . Afternoon cycling to visit Hue was the capital of Vietnam under the Nguyen Dynasty of emperors from 1802 till 1945. cycle to the elaborate mausoleums of Emperor Tu Duc  tomb and Thien Mu pagoda and cycle  along the banks of the Perfume River .Dinner by your own .

Summary
Cycling Distance : 25 km
Meals : Breakfast , Lunch
Accommodation : DMZ Hotel

Day 6: Hue – Hoi An (85 km) ( B , L )

Leave Hue in the morning for the ancient trading port of Hoi An 145km to the south via the spectacular Pass of Ocean Clouds . Today is long day cycling from Hue to Thuan An beach and cycling along the coast to Phuoc Tuong pass . Conquer the Hai Van Pass and be rewarded with stunning coastal views. Continue working those legs cycling to Cua Dai Beach.  Arrive in Hoi An in the late afternoon and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Hoi An.

Summary
Cycling Distance : 85 km
Meals : Breakfast , Lunch
Accommodation : Sala  Hotel

Day 7 : Hoi An – My Son  ( B,L )
Start riding from Hoi An to My Son, the Champa Imperial city of the 4th to 12th centuries. Ride through rural villages to My Son, spend an hour visiting the large complex of religious ruins comprising more than 70 architectural remains. Transfer back to Hoi An for lunch. Free for swimming or shopping in town of Hoi An

Summary
Cycling Distance : 35 km
Meals : Breakfast , Lunch
Accommodation :  Sala  Hotel

Day 8 : Hoi An – Quang Ngai  (80 km)
Have breakfast at the hotel and check out. Cycle south of Hoi An to Cua Dai beach and cross Thu Bon river. Ride on back roads through yellow sand dunes to Tam Ky. Have lunch before transferring to Chau O for an afternoon bike ride. Ride on country roads to My Lai village to visit the memorial of the massacre to remember 504 locals who died. Continue cycling to the hotel in the town of Quang Ngai.

Summary

Accommodation : My Tra River Side Hotel
Cycling distance : 80 km
Meals : Breakfast ,Lunch , Dinner

Day 9 : Quang Ngai – Qui Nhon  (80 km)
A morning transfer to ocean villages on the outskirts of Quang Ngai. Ride through rice fields and rural villages and coconut tree plantations along the ocean. Lunch at a local restaurant, then continue an afternoon of riding on beautiful back roads through mountainous areas to the city of Qui Nhon. Transfer for 20 minutes to the city of Qui Nhon.

Summary

Accommodation : Quy Nhon Hotel
Cycling distance : 80 km
Meals : Breakfast ,Lunch , Dinner

Day 10 : Quy Nhon – Nha Trang (85 km)
Transfer 30 minutes to the suburb of Qui Nhon city, start cycling on back roads and racing with the Reunification train, rocking and rolling on bike on hilly back roads. Have a picnic lunch, continue your bike ride in the afternoon and finish today’s ride in countryside of Tuy Hoa. Transfer to Nha Trang in the late afternoon. Overnight in Nha Trang.

SummaryAccomodation : Hanoi Golden Hotel
Cycling distance : 85 km
Meals : Breakfast ,Lunch

Day 11 : Nha Trang free for swimming and relax or optional boat trip to the island .
Breakfast and boat trip to the Island for swimming and snorkeling for the whole day.Lunch on the island ( Sharing boat tour and tickets for water sport or visit the island not included ) .Boat back to Nha Trang free for swimming . Free in the evening.

Summary

Accomodation : Hanoi GoldenHotel
Cycling distance : None

Meals : Breakfast ,Lunch

Day 12 : Nha Trang – Dalat  (80 km)
Transfer 30 minutes to Dien Khanh ancient town, start to pedal easily on back roads in the morning, pedal past brick factories, rice fields, and have lunch en route. In the afternoon, continue to pedal rolling hills, and cross Truong Son mountain range to Dalat. Overnight in Dalat.

Summary

Accomodation : Dai Loi Hotel
Cycling distance : 80 km
Meals : Breakfast ,Lunch

Day 13 : Dalat city tour ( (20 km)
Enjoy a half-day city tour by bike or van in the morning. Visit Bao Dai palace, “Crazy House” and the old French railway station. Lunch in town ride and passing by flower gardens and strawberry plantations.

Summary

Accomodation : Dai Loi Hotel
Cycling distance : 20 km
Meals : Breakfast ,Lunch

Day 14 : Dalat- Phan Thiet – Mui Ne Beach (80 km)
Transfer for an hour south of Dalat. Ride on rolling hills through a valley, mountain area, hydroelectric power station and coffee plantations in the morning. In the afternoon, cycle down hill passing many minority villages and cashew garden as we head to to Phan Thiet.- Nui Ne beach.

Summary

Accomodation : Hon Rom 1 Resort
Cycling distance : 80 km
Meals : Breakfast ,Lunch , Dinner

Day 15 : Phan Thiet  – Saigon  (65 km)
Starting your last day of cycling on asphalt coastal roads from countryside of Phan Thiet city to the beach and to highway 1 before a transfer to Saigon in late afternoon. Say goodbye your team . End of tour.

Summary

Accomodation : Le Le Hotel
Cycling distance : 65 km
Meals : Breakfast ,Lunch

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Tour Inclusive :
* Support transport by A/C mini van or bus, truck for group

* Trek  bike ,helmets, spare parts, aid kits, tool kits

* Entrance fees ,permit documents for home-stay

* B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner as mentioned in the tour itinerary

* For daily cycling only: Water, snacks, fresh fruits, wet towels

* Accommodation in tour

* Experienced English speaking bike guides

Tour Exlusive :

* Travel insurance , tips

* Other personal expenses

* Drinks at restaurants

* Accommodation in Hanoi

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