Biking Adventure to Dalat and Cham Culture

Introduction

Nam Cat Tien National park and Dalat highland province have jungles, mountains, plantations of coffee, pepper and honeymoon city while Phan Rang, Phan Thiet have got it all; temples of Champa, sandy beaches, tropical islands, dynamic new cities, tropical islands, and delicious regional cuisine. 

Tour details

Price
USD $975.00 975.00
Tour code
VBR: HCM - 6A - VCT - 1
Duration
Number Of cycling days
5 days
Single supplement
175.00$
Average distance per day
45km
Bike Hire
50
Total cycling distance
340km
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/Trek MTB 27.5" & hybrid MTB 700 x 38, hydraulic brake
Helmets, new bottles of water
All entrance fees, ferry tickets in countryside
B= 5 Breakfasts, L= 5 Lunches, D= 4 Dinners
Daily cold water, snack, fresh fruits and facial tissues
5 nights: double room/ twin room
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

Full Itinerary

Bike routes - Saigon - Nam Cat Tien - Dalat - Phan Rang - Phan Thiet
Day
1
Saigon - Tri An Lake - Nam Cat Tien park

Vietnam Backroads team will pick up guests at the hotel. We should depart early at 7:00 am to avoid traffic jam. after two hours, the vehicle drives, we will pick up the bikes in the countryside village in Trang Bom, and ready for off-road. We ride through the beautiful landscape; villages, farmlands, foothills, a small beautiful lake, jungle, and view Tri An lake before a big stop at Pilgrimage Center Immaculate Conception Mountain Bend. Visit the large area by bicycle and enjoy mountainous lake views before we bike to highway 1A, Phu Cuong, where we have a transfer for lunch. After lunch, we will enjoy today's best mountain biking routes. We pedal along the river, foothill rice paddy, beautiful countryside of Ta Lai, the Ethnic Village, and you will explore the history and tradition of the Ma, Stieng, and Tay ethnic groups. Then, ride a quiet back road along Dong Nai River.  Check in the hotel

Green Hope Lodge
Lunch/ Dinner
25 - 50km
Hilly - easy/ moderate
Day
2
Nam Cat Tien - Dalat

Nam Cat Tien is the largest park of lowland tropical rainforests in southern Vietnam. This is a great place to get back to nature to enjoy stunning natural landscapes and listening to birds’ singing. Breakfast at the hotel in the morning, we want a boat ride on Dong Nai River, listen to bird singing on the way to Monkey Island. It's the Dao Tien Endangered Primate Species centre, where you can find many naturally releasing primates. Many of them had been victims of unlawful wildlife trades but now protected carefully in the forest. Then we go back to the hotel to do check out. Then we carry on our bike adventure; from the park, we ride on the dirt track to sub-Nam Cat Tien forest via Dak-Lua, the lush eco-system of a semi-evergreen forest and wetland-flooded evergreen forest. We will stop to bike in the rural village of Ma Da Gui for a transfer to the next town for late lunch today. After lunch, we relax in our vehicle driving to Dalat in the late afternoon.

 

Muong Thanh hotel
Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner
25 - 50km
Hilly - easy/ moderate
Day
3
Dalat - Don Duong - Phan Rang

Phan Rang is famous with Thap Cham towers and a part of the Champa Kingdom. This region of Vietnam once comprised the Cham kingdom of Panduranga, and the nearby remnants of Po Klong Garai are some of the best-preserved in the country. The most population here are Cham people with rice paddies, orchards of grapes and peaches, flocks of goats and Brahman cattle. Ride a bicycle from Dalat to Ninh Chu beach; Phan Rang is about 100km. This is a long day of the spectacular challenge mountain pass, hills in central highland, and farmland in the seaside province of Phan Rang. We start from a rural area of Dalat, after an hour of vehicle transfer.  We ride on country back roads, passing greenhouse, flower garden, ride through pine forest, challenge some gentle hills, stopping at Da Nhim Lake- a hydroelectric power station, on the way, you can enjoy nature and beauty of central part of Vietnam. Views the impressive beauty of mountain ranges before we ride down the beautiful descent. Ride through grapefruit plantation, rice paddy fields, farming villages, local workshops producing grape wine. Visit one of Cham Tower – Thap Cham before a short transfer takes us to a hotel by the beach.

Saigon Ninh Chu Resort
Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner
25 - 90km
Hilly - easy/ moderate
Day
4
Spend a whole day on beach

Saigon-Ninh Chu Hotel & Resort offers a pool and a private beach overlooking the pacific ocean. It also provides a relaxing atmosphere of the private beach, fitness centre, sauna, outdoor pool, spa. This is the right time you enjoy your day on the blue and sandy beach with warm weather.

Saigon Ninh Chu resort
Breakfast/ Dinner
No cycling
Day
5
Phan Rang - Mui Ne, Phan Thiet

Depart early morning with a 20-minute vehicle transfer to a fishing village, we ride on the beautiful ocean road through a small town. On today ‘morning, the distance is about 40km and winding smooth asphalt country road through mountains, reef's edge, salt flats, shrimp farms, vineyards and stays along the coast most of the beautiful coastal back roads to Ca Na. Enjoy lunch at a seafood restaurant by the beach. There will be a transfer from Ca Na to Phan Ri town to after adventure ride. We bike past the spectacular dunes of Bau Cat. From here, your guide will lead you to ride on the gentle back road through pine trees, coconut garden and dragon fruit plantation to Mui Ne beach.

Bamboo Village Resort
Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner
25 - 80km
Flat - easy/ moderate
Day
6
Phan Thiet - La Gi - Saigon

Today is a long day from Phan Thiet to HCM. However, there is a half-day ride only. The rest time is to relax on a private vehicle back to Ho Chi Minh city. After breakfast at the hotel, a short transfer you to fishing villages for half-day cycling. We will ride on the gentle hilly back road through the dragon fruit plantation villages before we ride down to small coastal back roads and head to Ham Thuan Nam Dist. After lunch, we will have a transfer back to HCM in the late afternoon.

Breakfast/ Lunch
Flat - easy/ moderate

More Info

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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 the A/C 16 seater van. Two people sit on each row. The third row is for luggage and suitcases. The last row of seats will be folded up, so all bikes will be uploaded here.

A medium group tour: from 5 to 7 people

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




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...Iceboxes



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

We provide two vans and one 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.

 

27.5 Giant MTB bikes & Trek Hybrid Touring Bikes

1. There are 60 pro MTB bikes and hybrid MTB bikes and available in store and they are ready for all cycling tours

MTB Bikes for kids: wheel size 20", 24" with  suspension seatpost. Kid heights: 120cm, 130cm, 145cm

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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