The way to taste and to smell Vietnam

Overview

Price
USD $2145.00 2145.00
Tour code
VBR: VCT11A - HCM - HAN
Number Of cycling days
8 days
Single supplement
395.00$
Average distance per day
45km
Bike Hire
80
Total cycling distance
645km
Introduction

We offer this biking adventure on different type of terrain for those who can confidently ride a bike and love nature and experience cultures. You will ride on unique routes that taking you close to locals. Ride to central provinces of Vietnam then ride down central part on coastal country road and end up adventure ride in Hue before a night train taking you to Ha Noi

Full Itinerary

Cycling Map Saigon to Hue
Day
1
Saigon - Nam Cat Tien park

Cat Tiên National Park is a national park located in the south of Vietnam, approximately 150 km north of Ho Chi Minh City. It has an area of about 720 km2 and protects one of the largest areas of lowland tropical forests left in Vietnam. Meet our team at your hotels in Saigon and depart at 7:00AM. Private vehicles transfer you outskirt of Tra An Dist to start a morning ride. This morning’ ride enable you to experience local life and activities at their faming lands. You will ride on gentle hilly back road through green pepper, cashew and coffee plantation. We pedal pass Tri An Lake and enjoy lunch at delicious restaurant. In the afternoon’s ride, we start from Ta Lai village and ride on country back road along the bank of Dong Nai River Nam Cat Tien Park.

Forest Lodge
Breakfast/ Lunch
25 - 40km
Flat- easy/ moderate
Day
2
Nam Cat Tien - Madagui - Dalat

Dalat is honey moon city called by locals and it is where we stay tonight. With its year-round cool weather, Da Lat supplies temperate agriculture products for all over Vietnam, for example: cabbage and cauliflower. Its flower industry produces two typical flowers: hydrangea and golden everlasting. The confectionery industry offers a wide range of jams, a kind of fruit preserve that closely resembles varenie made from strawberry, mulberry, sweet potato, and rose. On your adventure ride of today is real and special. After your breakfast, we bike from the park, ride on single track, through the park; admire a beautiful thick canopy of tall trees, listing to birds’ singing and cycling along rivers. We cycle pass villages of minority people. After we cross Dong Nai River, we carry on cycling on quiet back road to Da Oai village. This is a big stop for snacks, fruits, coffee as we get more energy to hit another jungle. we ride on dirty track through corn field, valley, ride pass cashew plantation, where there is no traffic at all. Keep cycling onward and passing cashew plantation to Da Oai village. After that we continue adventure ride on single track, trails through sub-forest of Nam cat Tien to Ma Da Gui town. Today we will have lunch a little bit late. The rest of the day is to relax legs on private vehicle driving to Dalat. There are some stops at green tea farms and workshop to enjoy real coffee, tea and many kinds of fruit jams.

Muong Thanh Dalat
Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner
25 - 60km
Hilly - moderate
Day
3
Dalat - Nha Trang

After breakfast, a transfer by vehicle takes you to countryside for a long day cycling. The back roads through valley, pine forests, breathtaking views to the peak which is about 1500m above the level sea giving you chance enjoy rolling hills, wild scenery and challenge your ride on windy roads. Then we ride 29 km down the pass of Hon Giao. Stop for lunch at restaurant by river at Suoi Loi village. In the afternoon, we take easy bike ride to explore villages by river, ride pass sugar cane farms, rice paddy fields on paths through beautiful countryside of Khanh Vinh and keep cycling onward to Dien Khanh village before you have a short transfer to city of Nha Trang in late afternoon.

Michelia Hotel
Breakfast/ Lunch
25 - 80km
Hilly - moderate/ hard
Day
4
Nha Trang - Tuy Hoa

A transfer takes an hour and twenty minutes to get to Ninh Hoa town, we choose the beautiful back roads through green rice paddies, mountainous villages before we bike on nice country paths; passing fish farms, shrimp farms and stopping at local market to try some local snacks. Then we will hit the past again on small dirt track; say hello to kids going back from school, and farmers working on salt farm lands. Enjoy lunch in Dai Lanh beach. The afternoon, we ride on the coastline over undulating hills to beach and paths along villages to Tuy Hoa city.

Saigon Phu Yen
Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner
25 - 70km
Hilly - easy/ moderate
Day
5
Tuy Hoa - Quy Nhon

We start to ride from hotel, ride on quiet coastal back roads countryside where we turn right onto small road lead us through farms of sweet potato, tapioca and rice paddy fields before passing small fishing villages. There are many stops on the ways; meet locals at small markets selling fish and prawns. Enjoy lovely ride on gentle hilly back roads to a big fishing village. Stop for a break at floating coffee shop by the sea. Then we carry on this adventure on countryside track to Da Dia Reef. Ganh Da Dia is a seashore area of uniformly interlocking basalt rock columns located along the coast in An Ninh Dong Commune, Tuy An District, Phu Yen. The area is about 100 meters wide and 250 meters long, composed of an estimated 35,000 columns of basalt rocks. The rocks are dark lava columns with roughly flat surfaces of different shapes - round, pentagon, hexagon, polygon etc. Ghenh Da Dia looks like a gigantic beehive or a pile of dinner plates, hence the name – Ghenh Da Dia by locals. These rock columns were created from volcanic eruptions millions of years ago; when the molten basalt flows met cold water, they solidified and shaped these rare polygonal formations due to thermal contraction effects. There will be selected seafood floating restaurant by the sea for lunch today. After lunch, we will ride to Chi Thanh; ride pass many small villages, see thatch houses, buffaloes and cows working on farm land in mountain area. On your afternoon ride is a challenge. Ride rolling hills to remote hamlets; passing corn farm and sugar plantation and pedaling along rail ways as we racing with Reunification train to Vanh Canh. We will have a transfer to Quy Nhon city in the late afternoon.

Royal Hotel & Healthcare Resort
Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner
30 - 80km
Hilly - easy/ moderate/ hard
Day
6
Quy Nhon - Quang Ngai

The highlight of today ride is to see  the beauty of Vietnam's coastal back roads including; charming villages, local beaches, salt and ride paddy fields. Challenge some small gentle hills and small fish markets. You will control you ride on your own pace with many stops to capture  peaceful scenery and beautiful landscapes. It is an awesome day of experiencing beauty of coastal back roads, charming villages and  exploring the country' villages of coconut in Tam Quang before a transfer taking you to city of Quang Ngai.

Thien An Riverside hotel
Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner
30 - 85km
Hilly - easy/ moderate/hard
Day
7
Quang Ngai - Hoi An

The next destination is an ancient town- Hoi An which was a first major Southeast Asian trading post in the 16th and 17th centuries, where many Chinese and Japanese immigrants settled. Hoi An is one of the good place to stay  and learning culture of Vietnamese, Chinese and Cham's old-age culture and spending your own as pleasure time. The morning ride starts after 10 minutes drive to My Son villages where we visit a memorial of My Lai massacre, My Son village. Bike on countryside road through, irrigation canals, farmling villages,  passing rice paddy fields, lake before we ride on gentle hilly rural trail in remote foothills. There will be  many stops on the way; at villages, farm lands of , vegetable, sweat potato, cassava, corn and eucalyptus. In The afternoon, we continue our cycling adventure in rural Dist of Tam Ky, ride on rural track, ride through hamlets; you could amazing you are cycling and passing many thatch houses, bamboo trees and farming lands. See locals farmers drive bullock cart behind a water buffalo or cows down a rural countryside road, bamboo bridges which linking village to village over natural creeks.

Hoi An Riverside resort
Breakfast/ Lunch
30 - 85km
Hilly - easy/ moderate
Day
8
Hoi An free day

Enjoy a free day on your own time in Hoi An, walk to discover its culture and have a conversation with locals and relax on the rest of the day on resort's swimming pool.

Hoi An Riverside resort
Breakfast
Day
9
Hoi An - Hue

Depart from Hoi An at 7:30 AM by our vehicle driving on coastal roads to  Hai Van Pass via Da Nang city. On your bike adventure in the morning is to challenge Hai van Pass. This is an opportunity for you to perform your cycling skills and overview breathtaking scenery from this Pass. Its about 12km windy road to peak where all stop for coffee break, have your photo taken and ready to ride down to Lang Co. Seafood meal for lunch at restaurant by Lanh Co beach. In the afternoon, enjoy back road cycling on peaceful coastal roads in breathtaking scenery along mountain, a pleasure bicycle riding on smooth paths through lagoon, stop for photo at picturesque fishing villages of the lagoon, ride on rural trail along traditional villages, enjoy your quiet dirt road biking that wind through the countryside and tiny village farms. 

Imperial Hue hotel
Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner
30 - 70km
Day
10
Hue - Ha Noi

Visit the Purple city of Hue, the former capital of  Vietnam before 1945. Then our private vehicle take you rural area to start cycling of the last day. Ride on back road to cycle to Tiger Arena. It was built in 1830 during the reign of Emperor Minh Mang to stage yearly battles between an elephant and a tiger. Then we continue biking to Thuy Xuan village where traditional incense stick making and conical hat making. Learn how to make conical hat and buy souvenir during this visit.  After a coffee break at local workshop, we cycle to Emperor Tu Duc’s Tomb, one of the most beautifully designed complexes among the tombs of the Nguyen dynasty. Return to hotel for taking shower. Enjoy dinner with guide before boarding on Violette Express Train, sleep a night on A/C cabinet to Ha Noi

The Light hotel
Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner
25km+
Flat - easy
Fly
Day
11
Ha Noi City Tour

Visit Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, Temple of Literature and Hoa Lo prison- Hanoi Hilton Prison and Ho Chi Minh’s Stilt House. After lunch, enjoy cyclo tour through Ha Noi Old Quater. You are pedaled on busy street, see how busy people are! Have a chance taking plenty of photos of woman on conical hats carry bamboo baskets to sell fruits; banana, peanuts, sweet potato and so on. Enjoy your cyclo tour through some of the 36 tree-shaded streets of these historical districts. Back to hotel around 4:00PM. Tour End!

Breakfast/ Lunch

Tour details

Destination
Ages to ride
18 years old
Tour meets
Tour ends
Small group
04
Large Group
14
What's included
Private A/C vehicle takes up all cyclists, luggage
Truck to carry all bikes
New Giant MTBs, wheel size 27.5, hydraulic brake
Helmets, bottles of water, tools kit
All entrance fees, ferry tickets in countryside
B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner
Daily cold water, snack, fresh fruits, facial tissues
10 nights: double/ twin room
Night train from Hue to Ha Noi
English speaking guide throughout the tour
Pick up/drop off at hotels
What's not included
Personal travel insurance
Other personal expenses
Drinks are not included with any meal
Tips to bike guide and driver
Road Condition
Weather
Vehicles

Private Support Vehicles

2 to 4 riders in a group

There is only one A/C 16 seater van to take up all riders, luggage & suitcases and bikes. There are four rows of seating for passengers on A/C 16 seater van.Two people seat on each row. The third row is for luggage and suitcases. The last row of seat will be fold up so all bikes will be uploaded here.


 


 


A medium group tour: from 5 to 7 people

There will be 2 vehicles to support riders on entire trip. One 16 seater van to take up all riders, luggage & suitcases. Another truck to carry all bikes, spare bikes, tool kits, ice box to keep cold drinks....


 


 



A large group tour: 8 to 14 people

One minibus to take up all riders including luggage & suitcases and one truck to carry all bikes, spare bikes, water, cold drinks and snacks...Ice box


 


 


Truck to carry bicycles



A group has more than 15 riders and more than 20 people

We provide 2 vans and 1 minibus and one truck to escort large groups of riders and help ensure their safety. Our pro guide will motivate a team with support vehicles to bring the best services to riders.


 

truck to carry bicycle on tour

 

minibus to support bicycle trip

27.5 Giant MTB bikes & Trek Hybrid Touring Bikes

1. There are 45 mtb bikes available in store and they are ready for all cycling tours

Pro Giant Mountain Bike - 650B/ 27.5" wheel size

27.5" Pro mountain bikes are use for off-road cycling; on dirt track and hilly single track narrow paths and also country back roads.

27.5" wheel size and MTB tires 27.5" x 1.95 is the best choice and suitable and good for challenge and technical mountain biking. 

1 - Good quality and lightweight Alloy MTB 27.5" frames 

2 - 27.5" Rockshox XC30 , 100mm travel, manual lockout

3 - SR Gel saddle - Very soft and comfortable for riding

4 - Deore Shimano Group set

5 - Shimano hydraulic disc brake

6 - Shimano Deore hubs - 32 holes

7 - 27.5" Alexrims disc brake rims - 32 holes

8 - Maxxis Cross Mark 27.5 x 1.95 - Good quality and suitable for both on road and off-road riding

9 - Soft grips

10 - FSA sealed bearing headset

11 - Cycle Track, massive MTB flat pedals with sealed bearings

12 - All bikes are well-maintained by Mr Van and his team








2. There are 25 Trek hybrid mountain bikes available in our store.  Hybrid bike tires 700 x 38- Good choice for a long trip: Saigon to Hanoi and Hanoi to Saigon

Hybrid bikes are use for an off-road cycling through countryside, dirt track and but working on muddy road. Its really good for touring a long trip, it moves faster and easier. Hybrid bike gives you an easy to pedal uphills, smooth bicycle riding on quiet concrete paths and country back roads. The best choice to challenge mountain and serious hills

1 - Good quality and lightweight alloy hybrid frame

2 - 29" Rockshox XC30 , 100mm travel, manual lockout

3 - SR Gel saddle - Very soft and comfortable saddle

4 - Deore Shimano Group set

5 - Shimano hydraulic disc brake

6 - Shimano Deore hubs - 32 holes

7 - 29" Alexrims touring rims, disc brake - 32 holes

8 - Schwalbe CX Comp 700 x 38 - Good quality and suitable for both off-road cycling and touring a long trip

9 - Soft grips

10 - FSA sealed bearing headset

11 - Cycle Track, massive MTB flat pedals with sealed bearings

12 - All bikes are well-maintained by Mr Van and his team



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