Saigon Challenge Cycling To Central Highland – 14 days

Saigon Challenge  Cycling To Central Highland – 14 days is the most expansive highland region in Vietnam. Landscapes in here are pretty and imposing. To ride through the forests of rubber, pine trees, and plantations of coffee, tea, and mountains, passes, and villages of hilltribes hiding is an exhilarating experience.
Meanwhile, the road from Quang Ngai to Qui Nhon, Nha Trang runs along the coastline and provides many interesting views: rice paddies with traditional farming, countryside, little towns with daily activities different from those in your nation, little school girls and boys walking / biking to and from schools.

Day 1 Ho Chi Minh – Arrival
Arrive in Saigon. Our staff will meet you at the airport or the border (if you come from Cambodia by road), or the seaport (if you arrive by cruise liner) and transfer you to your hotel. Free for leisure time or city tour, as time permits. O/N in Saigon.

Summary

Cycling Distance :No cycling
Meals : None
Accommodation : Saigon Liberty  Hotel 3*

Day 2 Ho Chi Minh – Cu Chi Tunnel – Cao Cai Holy Temple
Day trip to Tay Ninh (by bike and by bus), visit Cao Dai temple, an unusual Daoist sect that combines different religions, such as Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Taoism, Hinduism, and Islam. They worship many saints including famous authors or scientists like Victor Hugo and Louis Pasteur. A noon ceremony is the highlight of a visit to this place. Afternoon continue to Cu Chi underground tunnels, constructed and used by the Viet Minh and Viet Cong during the French and American wars. The tunnels attest to the ingenuity of the Vietnamese insurgents during the war. O/N in Saigon.

Summary

Cycling Distance : 50km cycling
Meals : Breakfast , Lunch
Accommodation : Saigon Liberty  Hotel 3*

Day 3 Ho Chi Minh – Mekong Delta

Day trip to Mekong delta (by bike and bus). Boat cruise on the Tien river (a branch of Mekong river) to visit Thoi Son and Phung…islands. You have the opportunity to row boats through small canals to visit orchards, or gardens of bonsai and tropical fruit. Enjoy tea, honey and fruit at a local farmer family. Late afternoon make yourselves familiar with the local bikes. O/N in Saigon.

Summary

Cycling Distance : 50km cycling
Meals : Breakfast , Lunch
Accommodation : Saigon Liberty  Hotel 3*

Day 4 Ho Chi Minh – Dak R’lap , Dak Nong
7:30am starting cycling to the roads up hills or with slopes through coffee, tea, rubber trees plantations and minority hamlets.

Summary

Cycling Distance : 70km cycling
Meals : Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner
Accommodation : Tan Hung Phat Hotel

Day 5 Dac Nong – Buon Me Thuat
Ride to the a small village of Dak R’lap along the national highway # 13 then # 14 up to highland. The roads up hills or with slopes through coffee, tea, rubber trees plantations and minority hamlets…O/N in Buon Me Thuoc.

Summary

Cycling Distance : 70km cycling
Meals : Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner
Accommodation : Damsan Hotel

Day 6 Buon Me Thuat – Playcu – KomTum .
Morning visits to Dray Sap waterfalls by bike, then continue to ride to KonTum on highway # 14.Late afternoon, if time permits, visit to GiaRai hill tribe hamlet. O/N in Kon Tum.

Summary

Cycling Distance : 70km cycling
Meals : Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner
Accommodation : Indochine Hotel 4*

Day 7 KomTum – Quang Ngai
Morning more visits to oldest wooden church and the orphanage. Then take the highway # 24 to Quang Ngai. We think this day is most interesting when you go through Violet pass, voted one of the nicest passes in Vietnam, thanks to its romantic views. O/N in Quang Ngai .

Summary

Cycling Distance : 80km cycling
Meals : Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner
Accommodation : My Tra Riverside Hotel 3*

Day 8 Quang Ngai – Quy Nhon
Side trip to My Lai massacre site happened nearly 40 years ago but still in questions. Then turn to Qui Nhon on the highway # 1 cycling along the cost to Quy Nhon . This day on the plains. Along your ways are rice paddies and sometimes are salt fields. O/N in Qui Nhon .

Summary

Cycling Distance : 70km cycling
Meals : Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner
Accommodation : Quy Nhon Hotel 3*

Day 9 Quy Nhon – Nha Trang
Cycling from your hotel to Song Cau town along the coast and going to Ca pass in between Qui Nhon and Nha Trang will provide you with very pretty views. Mountains meet the ocean creating picturesque landscapes. O/N in Nha Trang, a member of the club with 29 cutest beach cities on the world. Mud bath is available for your option. O/N in Nha Trang.

Summary

Cycling Distance : 60km cycling
Meals : Breakfast , Lunch
Accommodation : Hanoi Gold Hotel 3*

Day 10 Nha Trang Boat to visit Island
Breakfast and to Oceangraphical Institute, Boat cruise to islands: Hon Tre, HonTam for swimming or snorkeling. Scuba diving is optional. O/N in Nha Trang.( Some water actives and island tickets not included ) .

Summary

Cycling Distance : none cycling
Meals : Breakfast , Lunch
Accommodation : Hanoi Gold Hotel 3*

Day 11 : Nha Trang – Da Lat
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

Cycling Distance : 80 cycling
Meals : Breakfast , Lunch
Accommodation : Dai Loi Hotel 3*

Day 12 : Da Lat City
Enjoy a half-day city tour by bike and by bus/van in the morning. Visit Bao Dai palace  and the old French railway station.Thien Vien Truc Lam pagoda . Lunch in town ride and passing by flower gardens and strawberry plantations.

Summary

Cycling Distance : 30 km cycling
Meals : Breakfast , Lunch
Accommodation : Dai Loi Hotel 3*

Day 13 : Dalat- Phan Thiet – Mui Ne Beach
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 14 Mui Ne  – Saigon

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 for check in . End of tour

Summary

Accomodation : Saigon Liberty Hotel 3 *
Cycling distance : 60 km
Meals : Breakfast ,Lunch

Map -Saigon Challenge Cycling To Central Highland – 15 days

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Tour Cost includes: 
• Our Bike and helmet for the journey as tour program
• 14 nights at in hotels (twin share or dorm ) and meals specified
• Support by a/c vehicles , bus and truck for group
• All water ,fruits and snacks whilst riding
• All entrances to museums and sites mentioned
• Vietnamese English speaking guide
• All meals mentioned –B= breakfast,L=lunch, D=Dinner

•Nha Trang cruise tour

Tour Cost excludes: 
• International Flights
• Departure Tax
• Visa Fees
• Alcoholic, and other beverages in the evenings
• Tips for guides and driver
• Personal travel insurance
• Any services not mentioned in itinerary

January : 5th – 19th

February : 5th – 19th

March : 5th – 19th

April : 5th – 19th

May :

June :  5th – 19th ( Reduce 5 % )

July :

August : 5th – 19th ( Reduce 5 % )

September :

October: 5th – 19th

November : 5th – 19th

December 5th – 19th

 

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