Overview

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Duration
14 days / 13 nights
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Distance
540 KM
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VBBSN14G
Number of Cycling Days
9
Total Cycling Distance
540 kilometers
Average Distance Per Day
45 km
Average Climbing Per Day
50 m

Instruction

✅ It is possible to discover Vietnam by bike from the past until now if you enjoy our Essence for once in a lifetime about 2 weeks right now. Cycling from Saigon to Hanoi via Ho Chi Minh city, central highlands Vietnam, Vietnam Coast, Vietnam Heritage sites of Hoi An Ancient Town, Ha Long Bay, Hanoi Old Quarter… You will fall in love when cycling the beautiful landscapes but also different local lifestyles.

✅ In addition, you also experience a lot of special activities from each destination from the South to the North Vietnam. You will be able to learn more about the fascinating stories of the Vietnamese war, and visit some kinds of cultural markets. It is very awesome that you spend time falling in line with them.

✅ We believe that the bicycle tour in Vietnam is the TOP CHOICE and the most beautiful biking loops that our biking guide shows you along the destinations will be made your cycling holiday as once in a lifetime ! Do not hesitate to contact us for all information about cycling holidays in Vietnam and Indochina.

Destination's Highlights: 

✅ Ho Chi Minh city and Cu Chi Tunnels 

✅ Central Highlands of Bao Loc and Da Lat City 

✅  Vietnam Coast of Nha Trang Beach - Quy Nhon to Hue Citadel 

✅  Heritage of Hoi An, Hue, Hanoi and HaLong Bay 

✅ Challenge with the Top beautiful landscape of Vietnam Mountain/Hills.

Full itinerary

💢 DAY 1: WELCOME TO HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM

Say hello and warmest welcome to Vietnam at Ho Chi Minh city airport and enjoy Vietnam sunshine weather and follow our tour guide to explore on foot to enjoy the first impression of Vietnam. Take a short time to fit your Mt. bicycle and taste the famous Vietnamese foods. 

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💢 DAY 2: HCMC - CU CHI TUNNELS - HCMC

This morning we transfer by bus to Tan Phu Trung hamlet. From here we commence our 20km ride through rubber plantations and rice fields to the historic Cu Chi Tunnels. The Cu Chi Tunnels were of significant importance to the Viet Cong (communist Vietnamese) forces during the Vietnam/American war. Visiting the tunnels we learn about the history of the site and also have the opportunity to explore some of the expansive underground system ourselves. Enjoy lunch at local restaurant on the left side of the Saigon river before hopping back on the bus and transferring back to the city.

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💢 DAY 3: HCMC - BAO LOC

This day adventure cycling will start from La Nga lake through the lush tropical farms of cashew, rubber plantation and pepper. You also have a lovely stop at the Ba Giot stream for coffee break. Follow the lunch at the rural village and cycle along the buffer zone of Cat Tien National Park and drive you to the forest resort overnight.

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💢 DAY 4: BAO LOC - DA LAT

Traveling by support vehicle about an hour to the northern Bao Loc for top choice of backroad highlands, we cycle toward the central coffee land and flower hamlets with some challenges of short hills of 5-9% decline.  Our guide will set a hillside for lunch and enjoy the true coffee bean at the finest coffee-shop and learn about the coffee which is the top 3 best coffee in the world. Overnight in Da Lat city!

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💢 DAY 5: DA LAT - NHA TRANG

As for our general group ability, the plan today will stick with cycling from the hotel in Da Lat to the north-east of the city: You will enjoy the cool atmosphere of Da Lat and you might find the foggy roads about 5km at the altitude 1,690 meters above the sea level. After lunch, we cycle about 35 km, completely downhill of 10% and transfer to the hotel that is located right by the seaside. Overnight in Nha Trang City!

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💢 DAY 6: NHA TRANG BEACH WITHOUT CYCLING

Today is a rest day! We will spend the morning for boat trip, snorkeling and swimming with those activities:

- Snorkeling after about an hour on the boat to the coral area.

- Boating to the mini beach where there is clean and nice swimming and you can spend some extra fee for the water sports: water skiing, surfing.. 

- Well lunch will be prepared and the boat trip will be finished to get back to the hotel around 15h.

Free explore the beautiful beach of Nha Trang at the night market, beach paths for walking, windy beach coffee-shop and more acts..

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💢 DAY 7: NHA TRANG - QUY NHON

As the Nha Trang busy city that we should be transferred to the northern to Van Gia fishing village, we cycle for 25 km along the coastline where you can find a fishing market, fishing harbor and the onland market with the busy moment to experience while cycling past and stop somewhere for the really beautiful landscape of the rice fields and mountainous panorama. We then have a transfer to Vung Ro bay, this is a historic one that you will learn about the Ho Chi Minh trails along the sea. Our biking day might complete at Tuy Hoa and transfer directly to Quy Nhon overnight!

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💢 DAY 8: QUY NHON - HOI AN

We will be shown the biking loops after a half an hour to the coastline, we will cycle after a long Thi Nai bridge of about 3,5 km length and cycle past the new fishing and farming village, and turbine of the wind and a giant buddha statue of mountainous pagoda. Lunch and cycling detour along the beautiful countryside and the endless rice paddies until packing our bicycles for a drive to Hoi An Ancient Town. Overnight in Hoi An! 

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💢 DAY 9: HOI AN ANCIENT TOWN

✨ The historic, merchant town and safe harbor of Hoi An had become one of the busiest international trading ports of Southeast Asia by the 17th and 18th centuries. Colonized by the Portuguese in the 16th century, it still retains its charm today, with many of its old buildings superbly preserved. 

✨ This morning we’ll take a walk through the historic heart of this World Heritage Site, taking in the city's famous Japanese Bridge and its museum, before wandering amongst its traditional wooden houses and Chinese temples. This afternoon is then free to perhaps take a gentle river cruise, try your hand at Vietnamese cooking or pay a visit to one of Hoi An's renowned tailors' shops, or maybe explore further afield by bike. Overnight in Hoi An! 

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💢 DAY 10: HOI AN - HUE

✨ Leaving Hoi An after breakfast, we travel by bus up the coast to Danang followed by a twisting drive up to the lofty heights of the Hai Van (Sea Cloud) Pass. This stunningly scenic region once marked the boundary between Vietnam and the Champa Kingdom to the south and, as we reach the summit of the pass, the panoramas before us are simply spectacular. Descending by bus we head next for Lang Co where today's ride starts.

✨ We cycle along scenic back roads as we wind our way alongside the Cau Hai Lagoon to end the ride finally at Phu Bai. Meeting our bus in Thuan An, we’ll then drive for about an hour to Huế on the shores of the Perfume River. Overnight in Hue City!

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💢 DAY 11: HUE CYCLING - HANOI

✨ Once the capital of Vietnam and an inspiration for poets and artists alike for centuries, Hue is still a thriving and important city. First thing this morning we drive to the impressive Old Citadel that still dominates the left bank of the river. After visiting the citadel we commence our final cycle ride. Our route follows the Perfume River and leads us to the 19th century Nguyen Tomb of Ming Mang. After visiting the mausoleum we return to our hotel to freshen up before the mid- to late-afternoon departure of the overnight train to Hanoi.

✨ We plan to stay in 'soft-sleeper' four berth cabins, bunk bed style and bedding is provided. Both Western and Asian style toilets are at the end of each carriage as well as a basin. The Leader will allocate beds keeping people together as far as possible but it may be necessary to share with other travellers. Overnight on Train!

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💢 DAY 12: HANOI - HA LONG BAY

You will arrive to Hanoi around 5h30 am and transfer with guide to the Hotel in the Old Quarter Hanoi for breakfast and a short break before below acts: 

✨ 8:00 – 8:30 am: you’ll be picked up from your hotel in old quarter HaNoi to get to the TuanChau Marina via the new Hanoi – Hai Phong Expressway. 

✨ 11:30 – 12:00 pm: Arriving at Halong Bay, you’ll be welcomed to embark on the cruise. It’s time to learn about the cruise briefing and safety instructions while sipping a welcome drink. After check-in, you can take a short rest after an excursion. 

✨ 0:45 – 1:30 pm: While cruising through the karst rock formations into the world of natural heritage, you will have lunch at the luxury restaurant on the cruise. Fill your stomach with a great diversity of deluxe Vietnamese set menu and fresh seafood dishes. You can admire a lot of Dog Stone, Dinh Huong Island, Ga Choi Island, also known as Hon Trong Mai of Ha Long Bay. Island Images show up with two huge chickens: a drum, a roof with their heads together, feet pounding the protruding pose unique and impressive. Between heaven's immense sea, Ga Choi island shows up beautifully, natural challenges, the weather which for hundreds of years, sometimes chicken stands proudly between sky and sea. Each dawn, the sun sometimes dyed red chicken to create a shimmering beauty scene, vaguely. Photos of the island, Ga Choi gorgeous attracted a lot of tourists come and also the symbol of the House tourism Cage 

✨ 3:00 – 5:30 pm: Visit to Luon Grotto. This is also one of the most beautiful tunnels in Halong Bay. You will explore it by kayaking or just sit on a small bamboo boat, one fisherman will take it. Inclusions: Transport, guide, HaLong Bay Junk, shared accommodation, cave entrance fee, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, water. Overnight on Ha Long Cruise!

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💢 DAY 13: HALONG BAY - HA NOI

✨ 6:30 - 7:00 am: Enjoy coffee, tea, and breakfast served in the dining room. You can wake up earlier to catch the sunset moment from the cruise which gives more stunning views than on land. Taichi class may take place. 

✨ After breakfast 7:45 – 9:00 am: The next destination of Halong Bay classic route is Sung Sot Cave (Surprise Cave), one of the most magnificent and largest caves in Halong. To reach the mouth of Surprise Cave, you have to climb more than 50 steps and feast your eyes on the mysterious natural vegetation of Ha Long Bay. Discovered in 1901 by the French, its original name is “Grotte Des Surprises” due to the amazing variability in the cave. Sung Sot Cave occupies an area of approximately 10,000m2, divided into two large chambers. Each has its own typical scientific value which features million-year-old stone stalactites and columns formed throughout millions of years. 

✨ 9:30 am: After that, you will have time to pack your luggage or chill out on the sundeck while the boat is heading for the pier. 

✨ 10:15 -11:00 am: It’s time to have lunch on cruise. 

✨ 11:45 – 12:00 The cruise itinerary ends at Tuan Chau Port, where you sit back and relax in the waiting room for return transportation. 

✨ 12:00 – 4:00 pm: Time for transfer from Halong to Hanoi. You will be dropped off at your hotel in the old quarter Hanoi. Have dinner with the server's team and explore this last night in Vietnam!

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💢 DAY 14: HA NOI DEPARTURE

The day is free at your leisure until transfer to Nội Bài International Airport for your departure flight. We wish you a pleasant onward journey. End of our services

Suggestions for your free time in Hanoi Capital:

  • Cyclo tour in the Old Quarter of Hanoi and Lakes 
  • Visit Ho Chi Minh complex, learn about his life of national hero
  • Visit The Temple of Literature – the first National University of Vietnam.
  • Spending your relaxing time strolling around the Hoan Kiem Lake, the little lake but the very heart of life in Hanoi.
  • Experience sitting on a cyclo, enjoying views of what’s happening on the streets of the Old Quarter.
  • Experience classic Vietnamese culture at a traditional water puppet show.


Hope to meet you on another trip that may be a cycling Vietnam Cambodia Thailand 14 days. We love to talk all about the holiday by bicycle at Ops@vietnambybike.com with our best regards.

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Tour Details

Facts

Total Cycling Distance540 km
Avg Distance/Day45 km
Avg Climbing/Day50 m
location_onDestinationsVietnam
flagTour MeetsSaigon
flagTour EndsHanoi
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flight_takeoffFly Out OfHAN Airport
groupGroup Size2-15 Riders
vertical_align_bottomMinium Age14

What's Included/Excluded

  • check Support comfortable A/C van.
  • check Experienced/professional cycling guide.
  • check Mtb Cannondale/Trek of 27.5/29" wheel size with water cage & helmet.
  • check 12 Lunches, 13 breakfast & 10 dinner at Vietnamese restaurant.
  • check Water and fruit & snack.
  • check Private boat trips & ferries.
  • check Shared Twin/Double Room.
  • close Travel insurance.
  • close Any (inter)national flight.
  • close Vietnam Visa (Surcharge 45 USD Visa & Fast Track).
  • close Personal expenses.
  • close Early Check-in (before 2PM) & Late Check-out (After 12AM).
  • close Single Supplement 580 USD/person.
  • close eBike surcharge: 275 USD

Booking Info

🌾 BOOKING

If this is your favourite tour here's what you need to do to confirm your place with all departures are appear, you just select your best date you'd like to travel by clicking on "BOOK NOW" link. Once we receipt your inquiry, one of our member will send you the full proposal with the traveler's information in details, if you request for your solo traveler, we will let you know the tour is "available" to "Guaranteed to Departure" or "Standby" to wait for more traveler joining to go ahead with the minimum 2 people are reached. If the trip will be reconfirmed guaranteed to departure, you are free to book your flight, Visa (as this advice for Vietnam Visa if you need) and make all other travel arrangements. If you are unsure any thing about the tour status, please email us at Ops@vietnambybike.com or call (+84)888541515. You also provide us the extra information such as passport numbers, height, weight. If your child is under 14 years old, please note their birthdate in the message at the end of the booking form. All of the problems will be assisted via above hotline and general email.

🌾 DEPOSIT

For less than 5 day tour to secure the service, we require deposit 100 USD/person & for Longer 5 days Tours to guarantee your place we require a 500 USD deposit, whichever is the greater. We also require that you take out travel insurance when you book your holiday. Besides covering you during your holiday it will also enable you to claim for any money that you have paid to us, including your deposit, should you have to cancel your trip.

🌾 BALANCE

Deposit must be paid 15 days before the departure date with fees for any bicycle rental(s), single supplement(s) and extra hotel nights. Our confirmation will include personal details you provided us (including your flight information), visa application advice, a packing suggestion list and a detailed tour itinerary. It will also include a checklist to ensure you get everything ready for your holiday. 

🌾 CANCELLATION POLICY

On the rare occasions when we, VietnamByBike, must cancel a trip, all payments received to date will be 100% refunded, which constitutes full settlement. There will be absolutely no deductions. If you, the client, must cancel your reservation, your cancellation fee will be determined according to when you cancel. For full details, please read our cancellation policy.

🌾 LOYALTY RIDERS CLUB

For those who have been on several long tours with us we reward customer loyalty by offering repeat customers a special discount off the tour price (excludes single supplement and bike rental). If this is your fourth scheduled tour or more you will receive a 5% discount. If this is your eighth scheduled tour or more we will extend a 10% discount. The discount will be reflected in your online booking, but please contact us if any questions. Loyalty discounts can not be used in conjunction with any other offer. Note: Only tours of 5 days or more will be applicable for loyalty discount.

🌾 INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS

International flights, to and from the start and finish points are not included in the tour price. Once your tour is Guaranteed to Depart you can book your flight. Please contact us for advice before arranging flights for the best arrival and departure times. We would only cancel a trip for an extreme circumstance, but in that case, where we cancel your trip, we cannot be liable for losses incurred relating to any flight booking you have made. Please claim any losses from your travel insurance that you acquired when you booked your holiday.

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