Biking 13D/12N Hanoi - Phong Nha - Hue - Hoian - HCM

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Day 01: Ha Noi – Halong Bay (L/D)
Set-off an early morning and travel by van/bus to spectacular World Heritage site of Ha Long located in the Gulf of Tonkin. It takes about three hours and half. There are thousands of Island with many famous caves, grottos and sandy coves. Board a boat and cruise the bay, exploring island caves, enjoy swimming. Dinner on board, enjoy live music and at dancing bar and spend a peaceful night on cruise. 

Day 02: Halong - Ha Noi (B/L)
Enjoy sunrise with tea, coffee before a breakfast serving. A visit floating villages by bamboo boat, stop at some Pearl Farm before returning to the cruise. Your lunch is on board while the cruise move slowly back to Hon Gai dock. The cruise trip will finish it journey 11:45am. You will relax on van/bus driving back to Hanoi city around 4:30pm. Check in hotel. Free on your own time to explore Ha Noi in the evening. 

Day 03: Ha Noi fly to Dong Hoi – Phong Nha (B/L/D) 
Breakfast is takes away for an early flight to Dong Hoi today. You will be picked up and taken to Noi Bai airport. After you are met at Dong Hoi airport, we spend an hour driving on van/bus to Phong Nha. Check in hotel and enjoy lunch before we explore Paradise Cave and enjoy mud bathing at Dark Cave. It is hot springs inside Dark Caves. Then we come back hotel in late afternoon. 

Day 04: Phong Nha - Dong Hoi (B/L/D) (25 - 50 km)
After breakfast at hotel, check out and your cycle starts from hotel. Your ride in on country back road through tiny villages, local markets before you heading on single track to riverside, your bike guide will lead you cycling on single by river, passing Ethnic villages, countryside rice paddies, and you can see buffaloes, cows on farm land. Ride cross the west Truong Son high way (former HCM trails) and keep cycling through rubber plantation into many small mountain villages, countryside mountain rice fields. There will be many stops for photo taken and coffee break on the ways. Then we ride deeply into mountainous villages and forest and continue cycling to fishing villages via tapioca field. The rest of today is a gentle riding on coastal road to Dong Hoi. 

Day 05: Dong Hoi – Quang Tri - Hue (B/L/D) (30 - 90 km)
On your cycling adventures today is a very long way and you can’t ride all the ways. You guide will cut off some so you can see the best of stunning coastal back roads and beaches. Quang Tri’ seaside countryside is still untouched place to cyclists/travelers. An early start for an hour and half transfer you to to Vinh Moc tunnel. Explore the tunnel of Vinh Moc before your ride starts. Explore coastal countryside roads, passing Vinh Thach village to Cua Tung. Your lunch is well-prepared at local seafood restaurant by the beach. After lunch, your ride continues cycling onward on gentle routes, passing stunning beaches to Cua Tung and crossing Thach Han River to enjoy beautiful bike rides on country and coastal lanes, past colorful old fishing villages.  Keep biking deeply to ancient colorful pagodas, and continue rocking and rolling on single track into green vegetable plantation, peaceful, undiscovered rural villages with panoramic view all the way to Hue city. 

Day 06: Hue – Hoi An (B/L/) (80 km)
The former capital of Vietnam is Hue today. It holds the treasures of Vietnam's royal past including; tombs, pagodas, typical blend of French and Vietnam’ architectures and historical relics. You will visit the Imperial Citadel including the Forbidden Purple City which was almost nearly destroyed in Vietnam War during the Tet Offensive. Visit the Purple city of Hue before we ride to Hoi An. The ride of today is divided into two different levels. In the morning, your easy ride is to explore villages, local life style, ancient houses, and traditional old living style of older generation all the way from Thuan An beach to Tu Hien rural Dist. In the afternoon, we begin to challenge our ride on hilly back roads to Lang Co beach. After lunch, we continue to ride up to Hai Van Pass. From the stop, you could see and feel two different weather as one site is warm and other is cold. One side in the south is warm and sunshine clear as it is really hot but other side in the north is cold and foggy.

An option: you can ride to the peak of Hai Van Pass on A/C van instead of pedaling up. The rest time of the day is to relax on A/C van/bus on coastal road to Hoi An.

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