Vietnam Mountain Biking Tours Central highland Provinces

Overview

Price
USD $1750.00 1750.00
Tour code
VBR: VCT8A - HCM - HA
Duration
Number Of cycling days
8 days
Single supplement
245.00$
Average distance per day
45km
Bike Hire
US$80
Total cycling distance
620km
Introduction

This is cycling adventure trip aim at who confident in riding bicycle and their fitness level and love to challenge hills and wish to spend more time on back roads to see real life of locals. Central Highlands is a special region of Vietnam and also a home to many ethnic groups. This area contains a strong diversity in culture and lifestyle. Without any coast roads but there are many lakes as big as sea lakes and waterfall. Situated on the west side of our middle part of Vietnam, it is covered with grand mountain ranges and pristine natural beauty.  you have a chance to challenge central highland provinces, meet tribal people, see waterfall, pedal along lakes, ride down the seaside provinces, ride on beautiful coastal back road, passing small fishing villages in seaside provinces.

Full Itinerary

Cycle route to central highland
Day
1
Saigon - Ba Ria - Phan Thiet

Depart from hotel at 7:00 am. Enjoy an hour and half driving on A/C van/minibus to Long Thanh town where your first day ride starts. Right here the starting place, your guide will tell you general info of real countryside and its back roads and distance before you bike. You will pedal on gentle routes, ride pass cashew, corn fields, and vegetable garden along authentic villages before you to ride on dirt track through rice paddy. To avoid getting heat on coastal road after lunch, you will have a transfer to La Gi for the afternoon ride when the temperature is already dropped down. We do ride on back roads of coastal road and paths through dragon plantation through villages. Stay in resort beach in Mui Ne.

Bamboo Village resort
Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner
30 - 70km
Easy/moderate
Day
2
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.

Muong Thanh Dalat
Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner
30 - 90km
Hilly - moderate/ hard
Day
3
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.

Lak Tented Camp
Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner
30 - 80km
Hilly - easy/ moderate/ hard
Day
4
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.

Sai Gon - Ban Me Thuot
Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner
25 - 70km
Hilly - easy/ moderate/ hard
Day
5
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

Khanh Linh hotel
Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner
30 - 80km
Hilly - easy/moderate/ hard
Day
6
Pleiku - Kon Tum

Today is an easy ride to Kon Tum with a stop at The Sea Lake, a famous attraction in the highlands out of Pleiku. On cycling adventure of today, it gives you an easy ride so we have more time spending around Sea Lake. It’s a famous attraction in the Pleiku. We are also meet tribal raising cows, buffaloes, Ride cross rubber plantations before we ride to Sea Lake. It is an opportunity you could view the green farms of local; vegetable, green pepper, fruit garden, Stop at small market by country road, enjoy local snack, fruits and coffee break by the lakes. Then we continue our adventure cycling through nice farmland and small villages on hilly back roads. After lunch in small town, we will have a transfer to Kon Tum.

Konklor Hotel
Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner
30 -50km
Easy/ moderate/
Day
7
Kon Tum - Quang Ngai

The highlights of the whole trip are on your ride of today. You could imagine that starting biking in the morning, central highland; ride our bicycles from the top of the central highlands down to the coast, seaside province in late afternoon. Ride rolling hills, mountain range to view breathtaking views and particular sceneries. Our easy ride travels through untouched tribal villages, timeless forests with magnificent scenery as you enjoying great downhill ride. This is a special day as you could make any stop where you could admire and take photo. We get on vehicle for a short transfer to hotel in city center of Quang Ngai.

Thien An Riverside hotel
Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner
30 - 90km
Hiily - easy/moderate
Day
8
Quang Ngai –Tam Ky - 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!

Breakfast/ Lunch
30 - 80km
Flat - easy/moderate

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, boat rides
B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner
Daily cold water, snack, fresh fruits, facial tissues
7 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
Road Condition

Mountain bike: road condition. Mr Van update it please!

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

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

We provide 2 minibuses 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 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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Available - $1830

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