Biking 8D/7N, Saigon - Central highland - Stunning beaches - Hoi An

Tour code VBT: VCT8A - SGN - HA Road surfaces Mixed dirty track, concrete paths, country back road
Tour lenth 8 days/ 7 nights Cycling distance 550 - 650km
No. of cycling days 8 full days Group size Mi: 02 - Max: 12
Tour meets in Saigon Tour ends in Hoi An
What's included What's not included

- A/C van/bus takes up all cyclists and luggage
- Truck to carry all bikes.. so on
- 2017 Giant MTB, wheel size: 27.5”, hydraulic brake
- Helmets, bottles of water, tools kit
- All entrance fees, boat rides
- All ferry tickets in countryside
- B= 7 Breakfasts, L= 8 Lunches, 7 Dinners
- Daily cold mineral water, soft drinks
- Daily snacks, fresh fruits, wet facial tissues
- 7 nights, double/twin rooms
- Experienced English speaking bike guides
- Pick up at/drop off at hotel

 

- Personal travel insurance
- Single accommodation
- Other personal expenses
- Drinks are not included with any meal


Day 01: Saigon – Phan Thiet 
Leaving HCM in early morning is to save time to enjoy great ride today. There will be two differences between the morning and the afternoon’ rides. The routes are mixed dirt track, asphalt country back roads and paths through villages, rice paddies and cashew plantation in the morning while coastal and country back roads are smooth in the afternoon.

  • 30 – 80km, easy/moderate
  • Lunch/ Dinner

Day 02: Phan Thiet  - Luong Son - Dalat 
From Nui Ne beach, we start biking on rural dirty track, ride across dragon fruit plantation, and then, we continue cycling on small gentle hilly asphalt back roads , passing sand dunes, lakes and corn fields. We stop for lunch in Luong Son. After lunch, your guide will lead you riding through mountainous areas, see villages of Ethnic people before we challenge Dai Ninh Pass. We will end up our ride at Dai Ninh and have transfer by van/bus to Dalat.

  • 30 – 90km, easy/moderate/hard
  • Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner

Day 03: Dalat – Lak Lake, Lien Son 
Lak Lake is peaceful place with particular views and it surrounded by mountain ranges. Lak Lake is famous and well- known as a nice place in Ban Me Thuot that's not only attracted locals but also International tourists. It is also the home of various minority tribes. After breakfast, we check out and have a 20 minute transfer by van/bus to rural Dist while all the bikes already unloaded and checked by our team. We will start to ride downhill on asphalt quiet back road to Ta Nung and Nam Ban, ride pass valley, vegetable plantation, green houses on the way. After we enjoy riding past particular scenery pine forest, we will have a coffee break before we continue our cycling to countryside of Lam Ha. Lunch will be served in town before we have a transfer to Nam Ka as to avoid cycling uphill.  We will get back to our bike to start cycling rolling hills to Lak Kake.

  • 30 – 90km, easy/moderate/hard
  • Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner

Day 04: Lak Lake – Ban Me Thuot, Daklak
Ban Me Thuot is well-know with coffee plantations and is coffee bean. We start biking from hotel by Lak Lake. Today, we start biking from hotel by the Lak Lake. We cycle back road to Buon Triet, Era Bong and Ea Na, a beautiful route from Lak Lake along mountain ranges, going through stunning views, and tiny villages, see buffalos, cow. Many gentle hills with smooth back roads are great challenge and wonderful adventures. Today you could enjoy cycling adventures and take your time to explore the longer routes throughout many stunning villages, small lakes and to diverse landscape to Ban Me Thuot city.

  • 30 – 80km, easy/moderate/hard
  • Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner

Day 05: Ban Me Thuot – Buon Ho – Pleiku
On your cycle today, it will divide into sections. In the morning, transfer by van/bus to Buon Ho to start biking. You can get more dirt because many routes lead you riding on cycle paths and trails to remote villages. It is an opportunity you experience breathtaking views of mountain scenery and local life in deeply rural villages. In the afternoon, we ride deeply into corn, rubber and coffee plantation where you could see no traffic at all.

  • 30 - 80km, easy/moderate/hard
  • Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner

Day 06: Pleiku –An Khe - Quy Nhon
On your biking adventure of today is easier than another day we have done. It is because we start cycling from Pleiku, central highland to seaside province of Quy Nhon.  With smooth country back roads almost going down, through villages, vegetable plantation and ride paddy fields, you can experience of locals living in mountainous villages and see particular scenery. Then we will sometime stay on High Way 19. In the afternoon, we ride on quiet back roads along river. We will stop at Quang Trung museum before we continue our cycling on country back roads by the river to urban Dist. We will end up today’ ride at High Way 1A, and get on van/bus to Quy Nhon city.

  • 30 - 85km, easy/moderate
  • Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner

Day 07: Quy Nhon – Quang Ngai
Quy Nhon and Quang Ngai provinces owned beautiful coastal back roads in central part, Vietnam. Many quiet asphalt countryside back roads through mountainous areas, some are hilly, flat single tracks by the sea and country paths through rice paddy, salt fields and the rest are mountain passes. We check out and leave hotel at 7:30 am. A short van/bus’ driving you to fishing villages. Your guides will unload all bikes and will lead you the biking routes. We start a morning ride by the lake of Thi Nai and riding on smooth hilly coastal road, passing white sand dunes, tiny fishing villages, and some little seaside towns. Stop for lunch at seafood restaurant at small town on the way. In the sunny afternoon, peaceful country roads through the countryside and magnificent mountain views, we’ll pass shrimp farms and local farms. Then we ride across coconut plantation amongst villages in Tam Quang Dist before we get on A/C van/bus for an hour driving you to Quang Ngai in late afternoon.

  • 30 - 90km,easy/moderate/hard
  • Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner

Day 08: Quang Ngai – Hoi An
Quang Ngai is known to International tourists because of My Lai Massacre while Hoi An is the ancient town and it has attracted tourists from over the world. A 20 minute driving by van/bus Son My village, after we visit the memorial, w start our bike riding from here. A morning ride is 35 km but it allows us to explore some hamlets of Son My, Son Tinh and Sa Ky fishing port. We’ll continue cycling, we bicycling through cassava root farms, corn farms on hilly single tracks. Our lunch today is at famous chicken rice restaurant in Quang Ngai city. It’s a local specialty chicken rice is well-knows in central provinces. After lunch, an easy bike riding on unique country rural back roads, across ride fields, agricultural villages give you so much time to see buffaloes on rice paddies, bamboo bridges across rivers and they are shortcuts connecting both sides of the river, small lakes. In the late afternoon, we ride past some local factories building wooden boats and ride over Cua Dai Bridge to Hoi An town. Tour End!

  • 30 - 80km, easy/moderate
  • Breakfast/ Lunch

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