The cycling adventure begins in Pleiku, from coffee and tea plantations through the fantastic countryside to volcanic hills, sea lakes, and tribal villages before we venture onto the remote villages of Mang Den. The small town in Vietnam's Central Highlands region has an average temperature of 18 to 25 degrees Celsius. It is a perfect getaway for those who love unspoiled tourist destinations. You will immerse in pine forests, lovely waterfalls, hillsides, green valleys, and an idyllic rustic setting with winding paths down the coastal back roads to Hoi An.
Take a morning flight to Pleiku, meet the team, and transfer to a hotel in town. After lunch, we test all bikes, ride in the countryside, visit the Cathedral Pleichuet, dine with our guide in the city, do a tour briefing, and prepare for the following fantastic days.
After breakfast, we'll transfer to a rural village to explore the idyllic countryside, authentic villages, and Chu Dang Ya Volcano. The loop bike ride offers terrific scenery along the dirt tracks; see ox carts moving on rural roads and ethnic people looking at their cows and buffalos. We pass by many tiny villages with simple houses on the way to the hillside to observe the volcanic mountain hills and beautiful landscape settings. From the peak, we look over the town and sea lake we will bike to. We ride rolling the volcanic hills to enjoy the beauty of nature and the beautiful villages settled around with endless photo opportunities.
Afterward, we take a different smooth path and ride down the rice-terraced fields by the lake. We ride along the lake, looking over lively villages when we bike on the suspension bridge, cycle on the country road lined with pine trees, and stop at a vast, colorful pagoda by a tea plantation. Visit the pagoda, visit some local tea farms across the plantation, and to the local market, where you have a transfer to Kon Tum City for lunch.
After lunch, we visit the most significant wooden church in central Vietnam. We pick up the bike, then just about 3 km to cross the river to the rural village, where we keep biking to Kon'k Ri, Kon'k Tu, and Kon'K Lor ( Ba Na)Tribal villages. Visit Rong houses, simple agricultural tools, and traditional tribal music instruments before we ride on a suspension bridge to the Rong Houses of Konklor and Kon Ro Wang. We continue to undulate on the road to Mang Den.
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast and be ready to explore the stunning countryside and remote villages. The loop bike riding is about 45km, which is a little for the day, but we might need much more time than this because there are so many things to see, explore and enjoy views of unspoiled stunning idyllic rustic settings with incredible routes. The cycling routes are mixed of dirt tracks, smooth concrete, red soil country paths and asphalt back roads, rolling hills, jungle forests, valleys, and vast verdant farmlands.
- Ride along the silent river
- Cycle through scenic villages
- Explore the fascinating countryside
- Rolling jungle forests, hillside' fruit farms
- Enjoy lunch at a local home
- Bike on a narrow suspension bridge to the Kon Tu Ethnic village.
- Enjoy views of rice-terraced paddies, and experience villagers' life
- Stopping at waterfalls.
After a leisurely breakfast, we cycle from the hotel and travel on quiet roads, passing rice paddies, farmlands, and tropical forests with breathtaking scenery winding road to The Violak Pass. Break for lunch, and speed up the pass. Enjoy a downhill ride through beautiful mountain landscapes, and look over the plateau and vast farmlands stretching down descendingly. Then, we undulated the road to Ba To District. It's fantastic breathtaking mountain views of the Violac Pass. Pass some tiny villages of Hre Ethnic, small wooden stilt houses with thatched roofs, valleys, and rice terraces as riding toward Ba To District. Visit the Ba To Museum, where the culture, customs, and agricultural tools of Hre and other Ethnic are displayed. It's also the Museum of Vietnam's modern history. We finish today's ride in Ba To town, and have 1.5 hours transfer to Quang Ngai.
The morning starts with a short drive to the My Lai Massacre Memorial. After the visit, we'll transfer another hour to Chu Lai Airport, where we will spend the whole day on the coast to Hoian. We head to the seaside village and have some ferry crossing to little fishing villages along rivers. This is your endless photo opportunity with many little sampan and bamboo basket fishing boats alongside the river and on local beaches. Lunch en route to Hoi An. Enjoy amazing landscapes through quaint villages, rice paddy, and money bridges linking creeks to rivers in vast green farmlands before we speed up the Cam Kim Bridge to Hoi An Ancient town.
After a leisurely breakfast, relax or go shopping until an airport transfer to Da Nang. Tour Ends!