8 days / 7 nights
225 KM
Tour Code
Next Departure
Number of Cycling Days
Total Cycling Distance
225 kilometers
Average Distance Per Day
55 km
Average Climbing Per Day
500 m


-   Traveling to Vietnam is an experience of a lifetime. There are several places to visit in Vietnam but Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hue Citadel, and Hoi An Ancient Town don't miss out. These places have a rich cultural heritage and scenic beauty that will leave you mesmerized.

-   The first place to visit in Vietnam is Hanoi, the capital city. Hanoi is famous for its beautiful temples, historical landmarks, and bustling streets. The city's most famous attraction is the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, where you can pay homage to the country's former president. The Old Quarter of Hanoi is another popular spot, featuring narrow streets, traditional architecture, and street markets selling local handicrafts and cuisine.

-   Next in the tour is Halong Bay, known for its breathtaking limestone cliffs and emerald waters. The bay is a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the most popular tourist destinations in Vietnam. You can explore the caves, kayak in the calm waters, or take a guided tour to learn about the history and culture of the region.

-   Hue Citadel, located in central Vietnam, was once the seat of power of the Nguyen Dynasty. The Citadel is now a UNESCO World Heritage site, offering you a glimpse into the country's rich history and culture. The Citadel features numerous palaces, temples, and tombs that are worth exploring.

-   Hoi An Ancient Town is another UNESCO World Heritage site that offers you a glimpse into Vietnam's rich cultural heritage. The town boasts a fusion of Chinese, Japanese, and Vietnamese culture and architecture, featuring beautifully preserved historic buildings and temples. Hoi An is also famous for its cuisine, with plenty of local street food vendors and authentic Vietnamese restaurants.

-   Vietnam Tour 8 days is a country that has so much to offer to you. Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hue Citadel, and Hoi An Ancient Town are just a few of the many destinations worth visiting. These places offer an opportunity to explore the country's rich cultural heritage, enjoy breathtaking natural scenery, and experience authentic Vietnamese cuisine.

Full itinerary

💢 Day 1: Arrive in Hanoi in Vietnam (D/No Cycling)

✨ A welcome sign rises up when you get out of Noi Bai International Airport (HAN Airport) in Ha Noi, our Vietnam By Bike guide will take you to your hotel in the city center, free time  to rest until  enjoy a welcome dinner!

4 star hotel

💢 Day 2: Hanoi - Halong Bay (B, L, D/No Cycling)

✨ 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. 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 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.

✨ 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. Returning for dinner and leisurely relaxing on the top roof bar !

No Cycling
5 star cruise
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

💢 Day 3: Halong Bay - Hanoi & Overnight Train to Hue City (B, Br/No Cycling)

✨ In the morning: You will enjoy an Ancient Hoian walking tour around this enchanting port town. Follow the narrow lanes lined with centuries-old houses influenced by Chinese, Japanese, French and European architecture and visit its numerous places of interest: the 400-year old Japanese Covered Bridge, the Phuc Kien Assembly Halls, the local fish market … Around the town we can see numerous art galleries and tailor shops, get some made-to-order clothes if you like.

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, the next destination of Halong Bay's 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. After that, you will have time to pack your luggage or chill out on the sundeck while the boat is heading for the pier and have lunch on cruise. 

In the afternoon, the cruise itinerary ends at Tuan Chau Port, where you sit back and relax in the waiting room for return transportation and transfer from Halong to Hanoi. You will be dropped off at your hotel in the old quarter of Hanoi for free shopping and have dinner with the server's team and explore this last night in Hanoi until taking a train SE3 to Hue Citadel city. 

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 travelers.

No Cycling
4 star resort
Breakfast, Brunch

💢 Day 4: Arrive Hue City and Cycling (B, L/Cycling 35 km)

Arriving Hue city around 8h30, you will be greeted at the train station for hotel transfer with the buffet breakfast and fit the bicycle for your cycling adventure starting today.

Once the Hue citadel 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’ll 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 Minh Mang and cycle past Vong Canh hill, Nam Giao Esplanade, Bronze making village. Our total cycling distance today is approximately 35 kilometers. Overnight in Hue city!

Cycling 35 km+
4 star hotel
Breakfast, Lunch

💢 Day 5: Hue Cycle to Hai Van Pass for Hoi An (B, L, D/Cycling 55 km)

✨ Enjoy a short transfer to coastal roads and start your cycling day off the beaten track along a picturesque lane shaded by coconut palms running alongside the peninsula from Thuan An beach to Phuoc Tuong Pass. This cycling enables you to pause on the way to explore some of the hundreds of ancestral tombs scattered across the high sand dunes.

✨ Having lunch at Lang Co beach before you have one of the biggest challenges of rolling hills 12 km to the peak of Hai Van. The Hai van pass is a real challenge for you. Then going down 12 km to Danang city before a transfer to HoiAn. Overnight at the 4 star resort in Hoi An Ancient !

55 km
4 star hotel
B, L

💢 DAY 6: Hoi An Walking, Cycling & Boating (B, L/Cycling 25 km)

In the morning: You will enjoy an Ancient Hoian walking tour around this enchanting port town. Follow the narrow lanes lined with centuries-old houses influenced by Chinese, Japanese, French and European architecture and visit its numerous places of interest: the 400-year old Japanese Covered Bridge, the Phuc Kien Assembly Halls, the local fish market … Around the town we can see numerous art galleries and tailor shops, get some made-to-order clothes if you like.

In the afternoon: Cycle to Tra Que village, Join the farmers in farming, sowing, watering, picking vegetables and many other gardening activities. Next up, Hoi An boat tour. Follow your guide to the banks of the Thu Bon River to take to the waterways and discover even more of the area. Cruise the river, watch as the sun sets over the river, with bobbing local fishing boats adding to the atmosphere.

25 km+
4 star hotel
B, L

💢 DAY 7: Hoi An - My Son - Hoi An (B, L/Cycling 37 km)

We set you a cycle from the resort, just a shortcut to pedal out of the boutique city ! You will cover roughly 37 km of quiet paths and country roads, getting an up-close look at daily life in the Hoi An countryside, then visit the My Son ruins, a UNESCO World Heritage Site whose temples and towers are surrounded by thick jungle. You return to the resort for another night in HoiAn!

37 km
4 star resort
Breakfast, Lunch

💢 DAY 8: Hoi An Departure (B/No cycling)

Base on your booked flight, our guide and driver will ready to escort you to the Danang International Airport (DAD Airport) individually at anytime today!

  • Transport: transfer & drop-off at the HAN Airport in Hanoi
  • Guide(s)
No Cycling

Tour Details


Total Cycling Distance225 km
Avg Distance/Day55 km
Avg Climbing/Day500 m
location_onDestinationsHoi An
flagTour MeetsHanoi
flagTour EndsHoi An
flight_landFly In ToHAN Airport
flight_takeoffFly Out OfDAD Airport
groupGroup Size2-10 Riders
vertical_align_bottomMinium Age14

Experienced Profile


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