Price:USD 2,550 per person
•Total cycling distance: Approx 800 km
•Destinations:Saigon-Cu Chi Tunnels-Dalat-Nha Trang-Tuy Hoa-Quang Ngai-Hoi An-Da Nang-Hue–Nam Dinh-national park cuc phuong–Ha long bay-Hanoi
Summary: Start from Saigon and end in Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam. Down to the sea, ride along the magnificent coastlines along the S shaped of Vietnam, up in the mountain of the Central Highland and pedal northward to the incredible sights of UNESCO Heritages. This trips is a great combination of adventure on bike to challenge those with great passion on two wheels and discover the variety of natural scenes, local ethnic cultures, history of the war and of course the ultimate relax moments at the beaches of Vietnam where hosts over 3,000 of km coastlines. 17 days is not a short trip especially for those who are time poor but it's essential to capture different angles of lives in Vietnam through eyes of the cyclists. Not a rush program and this is definitely a trip to discover & have yourselves a bit of challenge on the road. Have a great fun.
Tour information :
|USD 2,550 per person base on 2 people share one room
Single room supplement: USD 550
|USD 180(Trek or Giant) extra charge|
|Guaranteed departures everyday with a minimum group of 2 adults.|
Number of cycling days
|Mostly rural, small, coastline in the Vietnam Centre Area (Asphalt roads only in center of cities & transfer on highway only by van)|
|All buses with A/C and experienced Driver, one 16 seats regarding group size of less 6; one 25 seats of less 12 or two 16 seats regarding group size of less 12; and one 25 seats plus a luggage van for group size of up to 24.|
|Minimum 2. Maximum 15.|
|Experienced English speaking-biking guides with enthusiastic, friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. Biking guides are first aid qualified and can maintain bikes. Their role is to deliver a safe and enjoyable tour to the clients, they manage the group, co-ordinate the driver and support vehicle, buy snacks and fruit along the way, look out for clients needs. They are cultural guides as well as pure biking…|
|Hotels range from standard to superior classes, guesthouse in Cuc Phuong National Park and overnight junk boat at Halong Bay.|
|Included (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner).|
Boat & ferry
Snacks, fresh fruits, water
|Our people take the best cares & safety for your trip. The first aid kits are provided.|
|You can stop wherever you want for 'Kodak moment'!|
|Are you a beginner or professional biker? we all care with our best efforts to make your trip superb. Enjoy your riding speed from 10km per hour up to as many more as you can.|
|Biking all year-round|
What is not included
|Travel insurance,Tip(recommend 5 usd/day/person) personal expenses, alcoholic drinks, flight ticket to/from Vietnam, visa to Vietnam...and what is not mentioned as above itinerary|
Day 1: HO CHI MINH CITY TOUR
Vietnam adventure cycling tour guide pick up at the hotel.Saigon city tour starting with historical sites of downtown Saigon or Ho Chi Minh, the famous place such as reunification palace also know as the president palace and the War Remnants museum. The Xiclo (rickshaw) tours to explore downtown saigon will not be forget here and after that go to the garage for bike fitting.Our guide will have a trip briefing after dinner at the local restaurant.
Day 2: HO CHI MINH- CU CHI TUNEL
Morning after breakfast in hotel, leave the bustle of Saigon and transfer by van to Tan phu trung willage. Here we start riding along quiet laneways and dirt paths , passing rice fields, rubber plantations and local villages to Cu Chi tunel,one of the most famous tunel in the world,dug by vietnamese people in the vietnam war time.
Lunch at a beautiful restaurant surrounded by 2 small rivers then jump on the army Jeeps left from the war to get another adventurous experience while your bikes are loaded into a support van. Transfer back to Ho Chi Minh City after a short pause at rice-paper-making villages to see how they produce the key ingredient of several traditional Vietnam cuisines.Overnight in Saigon.
• 25km biking.
• Visit Cu Chi tunnel.
Meals: Breakfast,Lunch, Dinner
Day 3:HO CHI MINH- DALAT
In the Morning transfer to Dalat. On the way, Stop for lunch in Baoloc – a town of tea and coffee in the central region. Ride through plantations and follow the back roads we can see the tea farm and coffee farm. Arrval Dalat check in hotel . dinner and Overnight in Dalat.
• 35km biking.
• Visit coffee and tea farm
Meals:breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4: DALAT- NHA TRANG
After the big breakfast in the hotel we will starting to warm up the muscle by 8 km cycling around the Xuan Huong lake in the middle of Dalat city from the hotel and we start our ride in a pine tree forest with breathtaking views of the natural landscape and deep jungle forest on both sides of the road. The fantastic ride runs along the road until the top of the hill (1630 meter from the sea level) before preparing for a fly down the mountain on wheels with 28 km non-stopped down-hill section to reach the end of the pass and finish this challenge we will have a picnic lunch there.
Afterthat we meet-up with our support vehicle to have a transfer to Nha Trang. Arrive Nha Trang around 4.30 PM. Overnight in Nha Trang.
• 100km biking.
• Free swimming at Nha Trang Beach.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,Diner
Day 5: NHA TRANG
A day with a boat trip to island.experience the coast of nha trang aboard a boat as we set out in the morning,for our first stop at the aquarium.We then head out to the Hon Mun island where we have a chance for swimming and snorkeling in the crystal clear water.From here we continue to Hon Tam island where you have the choice of relaxing on the beach or for the energetic-there is the choice of water sport.Our lunch stop is at the fishing village of Lang Chai (From Ocean to plate in 10 minutes) before boarding our boat back to nha trang habor.overnight in Nha trang.
• Free snorkeling & swimming at Mun Island
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 6: NHA TRANG-TUY HOA(phu yen)
Breakfast at the hotel. We cycle 20km along beautiful coast line road. We do not cycle on Highway No. 1. After coffee break, we cycle from the top of the hill to go through the villages, passing schools. The children like to come out and say hello.We stop for packed lunch to enjoy Vietnamese sanwhich. After lunch, we cycle on another backroad through villages, passing the reunification express railroad.Then visit a brick factory in a small village before we reach Tuy Hao town, Phu Yen province. Dinner and overnight in Tuy Hoa..
- 80km Cycling
- Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7: TUY HOA -QUANG NGAI
After breakfast at the hotel, we transfer about 30km, Cycle through the village where you could a small charity to local people(chăm people,ethnic minority,group)by small thing such as sampoo,toothpast,candy,book...to see the smilling and to know how cute they are. we have luch at the local restaurant transfer the rest way to Quang Ngai. Overnight in Quang Ngai city.
• 70km biking.
• Do small charity to chăm people(ethnic minority groups)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch .Dinner
Day 8: QUANG NGAI- HOI AN
Breakfast & check out then leave Quang Ngai city on bike to My Lai massacre, 14 km far from Quang Ngai. Here we will stop and take a short tour of the site and museum. Then back on bike and take a countryside road to My Khe Beach. Continue along the coastline to Chau O. Here transfer on highway A1 to Tam Ky for special lunch at The Tam Ky Baby Orphanage.
Afternoon, by van, transfer to Hoi An, one of the major trading centers of Southeast Asia in the 16th century.
Overnight in Hoi An.
• 50km biking.
• Short tour in my lai massacre
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch ,Diner
Day 9: HOI AN(freeday or 50 km cycling)
Today is a free day to explore on your own around World Heritage Hoi An town. The town is small and easy to walk around or head to the beach about 15 minutes away. Optional tour: Visit My Son, the ancient centre of Cham civilization. Transfer out of town to avoid the highway before cycling along country back roads along the Song Tranh River to Mai Son. Take lunch before spending the afternoon visiting the site. Transfer back to Hoi An in the afternoon. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 10: HOI AN-DANANG-HUE
Morning, check out & transfer from Hoi An via Cua Dai Beach and along the coastline, passing pretty fishing villages, sand dunes and green casuarinas forests to visit Marble Carving village,We will cycle from there 25km along the my khe beach Then keep riding up to Hai Van (Cloud Sea) Pass and climb 500 meters over 10 km. Reach Lang Co beach for lunch.
Afternoon, Transfer to Phuoc Tuong Hill (30 minutes). Ride off the main highway and take a coastal side to Cau Hai lagoon. Stop and take a van to Hue for hotel check-in.Overnight in Hue.
- 100km biking
- Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner
Day 11: ROYAL HUE DISCOVERY– NAM DINH BY TRAIN
Morning, we take the boat trip on the perfume river to Thien Mu Pagoda, one of the oldest ancient architectural structures for religious worship in Hue. the bike will be ready for us and cycle trip will be starting from there to the Imperial Citadel a long the village where the people making the incense and Khai Dinh royal tomb then transfer to the Train station for depature to Nam Dinh. Overnight on the train.
• 25km biking.
• Visit Thien Mu,Citadel,Khai Dinh tom.
• Meal :Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner set box on the train.
Day 12:NAM DINH- CUC PHUONG NATIONAL PARK
Enjoy the breakfast in the hotel, transfer out of the ton to Tam Coc lanscape
Bike ride to Hoa Lu and Cuc Phuong national park, while lunch at Nho Quan at the goat restaurant.
Visit the animal rescue farm, night jeep for the animal night life and overnight in Cuc Phuong guest house
• 40km biking.
• Discover Cuc Phuong international park
• Meal :Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner
Day 13: CUC PHUONG- HAI PHONG
Ride from the national park and come into many pineapple farms en-route.
Arrive Tam Coc for lunch and stop for the rest transfer to Hai Phong for the night
• 40km biking.
• Meal :Breakfast, Lunch ,Dinner
Day 14: HAI PHONG- HALONG BAY
In the morning after breakfast we will transfer by van around 3h toward halong bay. At the halong port our cruse crew welcom you on boar Huong Hai Junk,check in registration
12h45: star cruise
13h00:have lunch on board
13h30:A fantastic cruise in Halong bay,visit Dinh Huong island,Ga Choi island,Dog island,Sail island,visit Sung Sot cave and a swim at titov beach.
17h30:drinking vietnamese wine and enjoy the sunset.
19h30:enjoy diner on board and free..
Day 15:HALONG BAY-HANOI
Early risers can enjoy a morning view of Bay’s landscapes. Sitting on ther upper deck we can enjoy the breath - taking beauty of the rocky Islands rising from the crystal-clear waters of the Bay.The quiet is almost eerie, we can hear birds singing, cicadas chirping ashore and the gentle lapping of the waves against our boat, the perfect soundtrack to accompany the fresh air & gentle breez, Breakfast at 7h00: Have breakfast
7h30 : A morning cruise to visit Man’s head island, Tortoise island, visit Luon cave by small bamboo boat, Bai Tu Long bay
10h00: Arrange luggage and check-out
10h30: Have lunch on board
11h45: Arrive Halong wharf for transferring to Hanoi
17h30: Arrive hanoi .Overnight in hanoi
Day 16: HA NOI CITY TOUR(B,L)
Breakfast at the hotel, short walking along the Ho Guom (lake) early morning,
Bus to see the Ba Dinh complex, with Ho Chi Minh mausoleum, one pillar pagoda, museum, etc
Lunch at local restaurant and finish the day by visiting the literature temple. Overnight in Ha Noi.
• Meal :Breakfast, Lunch ,Dinner
Day 17: HANOI DEFARTURE (B)
Free for shopping and free at your own
Afternoon transfers to airport for return or onward travel. End of trip and welcome back..
• Meal :Breakfast
Tour Cost Included & Excluded
The Cost inclusions:
* Private tours with English speaking Cycling Tour Guide
* Entrance fee to any applicable tourist sites
* Accomodation in twins/double rooms with 3 star class
* Support van and first aid kit during the tour
* Meals as mention in the itinerary
* Snacks,local fruite and bottled water during the tour
* Professional bikes (Giant, Trek or Cannondale)
* Government tax and services charge
* Cold water, coca, 7 up, sprite, and towel during the tour
The cost exclusions:
* International airfare
* Travel insurance
* Visa and visa arrangement
* Surcharges for compulsory gala dinners during festive seasons
* Peak season surcharges (which will be advised at time of booking)
* Tip Guide and Driver
* Personal expenses