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TOUR DE VIETNAM - HANOI TO SAIGON

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

 This  road cycling adventures starts in the capital city Hanoi in the north, and ends in Ho Chi Minh City in the far south.  This trip we use road bikes or cross bike , and daily distance ride from 120-140 km. En-route, you will cover more than 1,500kms as you visit the most spellbinding places the country has to offer.

Having explored Hanoi and its stunning surroundings, you will head south to Hue, the former Imperial Capital. Dominated by majestic temples and ancient tombs, it is a town in which time seems to have stopped.

After Hue you will ride to Hoi An, a charming old trading town situated on the banks of the Thu Bon River. Your journey continues as you will riding to the white sandy beaches of Nha Trang.

From the beach, head to the cooler temperatures and lush hills of Dalat before reaching down to Mui Ne and final cycling in Ho Chi Minh City.

We think you'll agree: there is no better way to experience the wonders of Vietnam than by bike!

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

Riding on quiet roads through traditional villages, this exciting new biking holiday explores the remote and previously inaccessible northern part of the Ho Chi Minh Trail. En route, we visit the spectacular scenery and caves of the Phong Nha National Park and see numerous fascinating relics of the Vietnam War, such as the combat base at Khe Sanh. Other highlights extension tour  include the ‘Imperial City’ of Hue and the beach at Hoi An, a perfect place to relax at the end of this great ride

Itinerary

Day 1: Meeting in airport, transfer to hotel in Hanoi. Group meeting in afternoon . Overnight in Hanoi

Day2: Hanoi - Cam Thuy (+- 115km  asphalt road )

 After breakfast in hotel .We transfer southwest to  Xuan Mai- Hoa Binh Province and then we cycling to  Cam Thuy. Cycling belong of  Ma river.  The road gets more beautiful the closer you ride to  CamThuy with looming karst limestone cliffs and lush bamboo forest .

Overnight in a small hotel of  Cam Thuy. (B,L,D)

Day3: Cam Thuy- Thai Hoa( +- 120 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 ThaiHoa very late. Dinner and overnight Thai Hoa guesthouse.
  Overnight in Thai Hoa. (B,L,D)

Day4: ThaiHoa- PhoChau ( +- 120km, asphalt road )

The ride is on smooth road and passing peaceful villages and stunning mountain range

Overnight in PhoChau.(B,L,D)

Day Day5: PhoChau- Phong Nha cave ( 140km )

 Our ride today toward Phong Nha National Park. Lunch stop on the way.( Please take note that Mini bus standby with 100% support ). Upon arrival in Phong Nha  check in Hotel. Overnight on the hotel in Phong Nha . .(B,L,D)

Day 6: Phong Nha-Dong Hoi relax ( +- 50 km, asphalt road )

 After breakfast we take boat trip visit Phong Nha Cave, which is a World Heritage Site.  Pm:  riding to Dong Hoi.

 Dinner and Overnight in Dong Hoi

Day 7: Dong Hoi- Dong Ha- Hue(  Cycling +- 120km, asphalt road )

Breakfast in the hotel, today we will  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.  Dinner and overnight in Hue. .(B,L,D)

Day 8: Hue to Hoi An:  Dist 145 km, cycling +- 120, asphalt road

We will begin riding early in the morning in back road , country side of Hue city to Hai van pass . 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, which we will .Skirt by on our way to HoiAn. Overnight in Hoian .(B,L,D)    

Day9: Hoi An to My Lai/ My Khe - Quang Ngai- Quy Nhon: Dist 255 km, cycling +-115 km, asphalt road. 

Depart early along the coast and past  scenic rice village. Lunch near a "secret" Cham sight. Via ChuLai, a former American military base, and cycling our way to the MyLai Memorial, riding ahead to city central. Pm continue cycling to Quy Nhon.  Overnight in Quy Nhon .(B,L,D) 

Day 10: Quy Nhon - Tuy Hoa - Nha Trang: Dist 213 Km, cycling +- 113, asphalt  road.

Our ride from QuyNhon to  Tuy Hoa  covers some of VietNam's scenic coastline, featuring deserted blue lagoons and stone promontories. Overlooking the water below. Driving to Vietnam’s finest oceanfront city, Nha Trang. Overnight in Nhatrang

(B,L,D)   

Day 11: Nha Trang relax: no cycling 

Morning after breakfast visit city. Pm relax on beach. Fare well dinner in Nha Trang. Dinner and overnight in Nha Trang. (B,L,D) 

Day 12: Nhatrang -Dalat: Dist 180km, cycling 125 km, asphalt road

This morning we take on a challenging climb up hill to Dalat. We head inland from Nhatrang, this is new route west of Nhatrang to KhanhVinh of approximately 30km of flat road before the mountains begin! This is a beautiful narrow piece of tarmac through the tropical forest to the highland, 30km climb up to HonGiao, and 50km fuelling us over a couple more passes to Dalat for our overnight stay. Overnigh in Da Lat.(B, L, D)

Day13: Dalat- Mui Ne : Dist 165km , cycling 110km, asphalt road

We begin today with a twisting six-mile descent from Da Lat through pine forests to the rolling and gradually falling road to Di Linh. We'll pass by numerous coffee, tea, banana and rubber plantations planted in the rich, red earth that marks the Central Highlands as the place where Vietnam's finest tea and coffee is grown. We turn off High Way 20 for a small road, rolling through tropical forests to Gia Bac, then down hill to sea level at PhanThiet and Mui Ne Beach where we spend tonight. 

Cycling distance: 90 ~ 190km. Overnight in Mui Ne (B,L,D) 

Day 14: Mui Ne- SaiGon: Dist 180km, cycling 90 km, asphalt road

Am  Cycling around Mui Ne 40 km and Relax at the beach until lunch time while our staff clean and pack your bike. We check out of the hotel in the afternoon and transfer by van to Saigon. 

Overnight in SaiGon (B,L,D) 

Day 15 (No cycling day). Breakfast , transfer to Airport  for flight home (B )

Or extension tour in SaiGon to Mekong delta.

 

Email us for details itinerary: info@bikingvietnam.com: bikingvietnam@mail.com

Tour overview

Tour Cost

Guide tour

Group Size

 2  Group tour ( maximum 15 people )
Price /person 2,775 USD  2,279 USD

Single supplement : 170 USD

Self guide tour only have Mini bus for whole trip stand by , bicycle, hotel with breakfast

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 Mar, Apr, Jun, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec  ( Jan, Feb very cold , 10-15oC , and soft rain). Jul and Aug too hot
 WHAT'S INCLUDED
bullet English speaking local guide
bullet accommodations in hotels in Hanoi, Hue with 3 star hotel.  Local hotel around trip as mention
bullet Meals as mention with B= breakfast, L= Lunch, D= dinner.
bullet airport transfers
bullet sightseeing and activities as noted in the itinerary
bullet ground transportation
bullet additional guides where necessary
bullet entrance fees and permits
bullet basic medical
WHAT NOT International airfare; meals not noted on itinerary; 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.).
Bike Hire

Surly cross check , Kona sutra, Trek 520 =180USD for whole trip

Bikes suggest: Road bikes, Cyclo cross, Touring 700cc.

 If you bring your bike please ensure that you bike is in good working order before you leave on tour. If you are not the most mechanically minded we suggest that you get your bike looked at by a professional bike mechanic. In particularly we would suggest looking and adjusting all wheel spokes, greasing all your bearings, checking your brakes/gears cable, tighten all nuts and bolts, check chain, quick release clamps, tires and put in new inner tubes and check wheel rims are not worn. In addition make sure the bike is well serviced and ride it with as much care and attention as possible.

Contact us

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Tel: 84-4- 3997 5136

Fax: 84-4- 3984 5651

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