Vietnam Mountain Biking Tours Central highland Provinces

Introduction

This cycling adventure trip aims to be confident in riding a bicycle and their fitness level and love challenging mountain hills. With many days challenge ride down country back roads and over spectacular mountain passes, view the mountain villages and winding hilly roads, spend more time to experience the life of tribes and Vietnamese in the highland region before the ride down to the beautiful seaside region. The following days to Hoi An is a moderate ride as it easy for you to explore fishing villages and stunning beaches.

Tour details

Price
USD $1950.00 1950.00
Tour code
VBR: VCT8A - HCM - HA
Duration
Number Of cycling days
8 days
Single supplement
245.00$
Average distance per day
45km
Bike Hire
US$80
Total cycling distance
620km
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

Full Itinerary

Cycle route to central highland
Day
1
Saigon - Nam Cat Tien Park

We are leaving Saigon in the early morning to avoid traffic jam so that our morning bicycle adventure is fantastic when it cool. We begin the ride at rural District, Trang Bom. We ride on gentle back roads through tapioca, rubber tree plantation, and tiny villages until we reach Tri An Lake. The Lake is a hidden spot that the locals often enjoy weekend bike trips. We continue to ride on a scenic route, pass the green pepper plantation before the morning adventure end at Doc Mo. Make a stop at La Nga brige for lunch. The afternoon ride is easy; follow the asphalt back roads, cycle past farming land full of volcanic rock. It is a terrific ride when the weather is much more relaxed. As we reach Dong Nai River, we keep on biking on a single track along the river. This is a chance we view the tranquil river, green forest, and small rice paddy along the way to Ta Lai. Stop at local coffee, enjoy drinks, fresh fruits, then we keep moving onwards, through an avocado garden, fruit orchards. Stay a night at Nam Cat Tien park.

Forest Lodge
Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner
25 - 50km
Easy/moderate
Day
2
Nam Cat Tien - Madagui - Dalat

Nam Cat Tien National Park, located south of Vietnam, has about 720 square km and protects one of the largest areas of lowland tropical forest left in Vietnam. One of the last remaining habitats for Javan rhinoceros and primitive species of birds and mammals. It is the perfect place to explore by bike. After your breakfast, hiking your guide through lowland forests and keep an eye out for exotic animals and birds, see many old and giant trees in the park. During two hours of trekking, you will study the forest and animal life in this tropical forest. We back to Forst Lodge to check out and start biking then. Ride on a dirt track through beautiful scenic farmland; corn, bean nut, on winding back road through cashew plantations, mountain to Da Oai villages. Take a break for coffee, snacks, cold drink before we ride on undulate trails through a tiny hamlet and on a countryside suspension bridge to Madagui town. After big lunch at a lovely restaurant in Deo Chuoi, we have a vehicle transfer to Dalat city. Stopover in Bao Loc, the home to coffee and tea. Enjoy hot tea, fresh coffee and some kinds of sweets and keep on driving to Dalat city.

Muong Thanh Dalat
Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner
30 - 90km
Hilly - moderate/ hard
Day
3
Dalat mountain biking trails - Lak Lake

After breakfast at the hotel, we check out and have a 20-minute vehicle transfer by van/bus to rural Dist while; all the bikes already unloaded and checked by the team. We will start to ride through the pine forest and small country farms, enjoy the fantastic views of; pine forest, valleys and greenhouse villages. Then we downhill on the back road to Ta Nung and Nam Ban. Visit Voi waterfall before a vehicle transfer to Lam Ha District for lunch. There will be 2 hours vehicle transfer to Pai Pi, the peak of a mountain where we ride downhill to Lak Lake. Enjoy the spectacular mountain views, valley, and beautiful countryside views.  Board a canoe to the Lak Tented Camp Resort. Lak Lake is a peaceful place with peaceful, particular views and is surrounded by mountain ranges. Overlooking the lake is the old summer residence of Emperor Bao Đai (the last king of Vietnam Feudadism) which is the hotel. Surrounding the lake is Jun village, home of the M'Nong Ethnic. The villagers have a peculiar form of fishing where they attach metal rods to a car battery and run the rods through the water, zapping and stunning the fish, and then collecting them to keep in a tank at the village until they are needed. Lak Lake is famous and well-known as a nice place in Ban Me Thuot that attracted locals and international tourists. 

Lak Tented Camp
Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner
30 - 65km
Hilly - easy/ moderate/ hard
Day
4
Lak Lake – removed hamles - Ban Me Thuot

Ban Me Thuot is well-known in coffee plantations, and it's Trung Nguyen famous coffee bean. Trung Nguyen is a Vietnamese business group involved in the production, processing and distribution of coffee. Trung Nguyen is the largest domestic coffee brand within Vietnam and exports its products to more than 60 countries, including major markets such as G7 countries. We have no excuse to taste coffee as much as we can when we are here in Ban Me Thuot. After we have a canoe taken us back to the dock, we ride through Jun and  Lieng villages and take a ferry to scenic farmland where Ethic M'Nong is cultivating and raising cows.  This ride is easy going, mostly flat with undulating countryside roads, passing lakes, tiny hamlets and green pepper plantation to the outskirts of Ban Me Thuot. We get on vehicle support to the city centre in 20 minutes. Check in the hotel and have dinner in town.

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

Enjoy a big breakfast and ready to challenge some spectacular hills with the back roads up and down the vast coffee, tea, green chilli pepper plantations along with Ethnic villages. There will be two sections for us to venture biking today. Begin our cycling adventure today with a vehicle transfer to Buon Ho's countryside for the morning ride. We will get more dirt because many routes lead you riding on cycle paths and trails to remote villages. It's about 40km in the morning, with serious hills. Do not worry! The support vehicles will go on and support us on bike routes. The afternoon gives you 25 km of riding on the gentle and undulating track, passing small local markets and red soil farmland where you can see many avocados and bananas. There are plenty of ways to immerse yourself in this beautiful cycling. 

Hotel Hoang Anh Gia Lai - Pleiku
Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner
30 - 70km
Hilly - easy/moderate/ hard
Day
6
Pleiku - Kon Tum

From Pleiku to Kongtunm is about 48km, and both cities have two main tourist attractions.  One in Pleiku is the Sea Lake, and the other is Kon Klor Village in Kon Tum province. After breakfast, we check out the hotel and have a short transfer to a rural village where we explore the sea lake, its surroundings. The lake was a flooded crater of an ancient volcano thousand years ago. We bike on mixes of dirt track, country concrete paths and undulating back roads surrounding the lake as we have plenty of time to enjoy the lake views, mountainside rice paddy fields, a vast tea plantation.  Experience local lifestyles and visit the small market before a vehicle transfer to Kon Tum to have lunch, then we continue the afternoon bicycling to Kon Klor Ethnic village. We start a beautiful ride to three villages of Barna, and Jarai Ethnics. It's impressive we on the beautiful suspension bridge. It is a great way to see local life, passing friendly villagers, farmland, and riding along Dak Bia  River to Kon Ko Tu's oldest villages. We will stop at Rong House,  Kon Klor communal house built with local material; timber, bamboo, and thatches. This is a chance we meet villagers at their home and experience their life in the afternoon when all family members almost back home. 

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

Have early breakfast, a couple of hours of vehicle transfer to avoid some big hills and passes to start cycling down the mountain hills to the coastal road. This is a unique opportunity to views mountain ranges, spectacular landscapes. You could imagine that you start your cycling in central highland and finish at coastal-line.  Our easy ride travels through untouched tribe villages, timeless forests with magnificent scenery as you enjoying a great downhill ride. The highlights of the whole trip is to enjoy downhill ride the Violak Pass. It is 30 km going down, and you could see some houses in the hillside. From  Ba To, we turn right the back roads, cycling on undulating back roads, more downhill than going uphill,  through small villages to Duc Mo. We get on the vehicle for a transfer to 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 the My Lai Massacre, while Hoi An is an ancient town, and it has attracted tourists from over the world. After breakfast, we check out the hotel, and we have a transfer to Son My village, where we spend an hour visiting the memorial. The morning ride is 35 km, but it allows us to explore some hamlets of Son My, Son Tinh and Sa Ky fishing port. We will bike through cassava root farms, corn farms on hilly single tracks. Our lunch today is at a famous chicken rice restaurant in Quang Ngai city. It’s a local speciality chicken rice. It is well-known in central provinces. In the afternoon, we bike on accessible routes, across ride fields, agricultural villages, see buffaloes on rice paddies, take some photos of bamboo bridges across rivers. We end up our cycling adventures in Cua Dai beach and get a short vehicle transfer to Hoi An. Tour End!

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

More Info

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 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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Available - $1830

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