Welcome to Vietnam By Bike! The Cycling Vietnam holiday 14 days will takes you from Hanoi to Saigon. It offers a unique opportunity to explore and experience Vietnam's natural beauty, rich culture, and diverse history on two wheels.
You will start your journey in Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam, enjoy the heritage of Ha Long Bay, the Old Quarter Hanoi and cycle along scenic routes, winding past stunning landscapes, rice paddies, and traditional villages. You will also visit historical landmarks, meet friendly locals, and taste delicious authentic cuisine.
During Vietnam holiday 14 days, you will cover about 840 kilometers, cycling through the countryside, rural villages, and bustling cities of beaches. This trip is suitable for experienced cyclists and those who are up for a challenge, as the terrain can be hilly at times. There will be plenty of rest stops, however, with ample opportunities to take in the sights, sounds, and tastes of Vietnam.
💢 Day 1: Arrive Hanoi in Vietnam (Dinner/No Cycling)
A welcome sign rises up when you get out of Noi Bai International 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!
✅ Inclusion: Airport transfer, Tour guide, May De Ville Hotel.
💢 Day 2: Hanoi tour to Halong Bay (B, L, D/Cruise/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 !
✅ Inclusion: Transport, tour guide, breakfast, lunch, dinner, overnight Aspira cruise, Grotto entrance fee, kayyak/bamboo boat.
💢 Day 3: Halong Bay tour to Hanoi & Train to Hue (B, Br)
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.
✅ Inclusion: Transport, tour guide, breakfast, brunch, cave ticket, overnight on train (soft-berth/4 people/cabin), cruise & boat.
💢 Day 4: Hue 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 Ming 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!
✅ Inclusion: Hue Citadel, biking guide, entrance fee, Mt. bicycle with helmet, Park View Hotel, transport.
💢 Day 5: Hue cycle to 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 !
💢 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.
💢 Day 7: Hoi An cycle on the beautiful route 55 km to Quy Nhon (B, L, D/Cycling 55 km+)
We will start cycling today from the resort in Hoi An Ancient Town on the back street past lively fishing villages to Thu Bon river. Cross the river by a steel bridge and visit a local fresh market where the fish come straight out of the East Sea and into the baskets of this small market. Great opportunity to see the real daily life of locals who are living in the area for generations. We then continue cycling on the country roads through many villages and small towns.
Take a break by having lunch at a local restaurant near Tam Thanh beach and 2 hours drive ahead to Tam Quan to cycle on quiet back roads through villages dotted with palm trees, then continue along the coastline with sand dune peninsula for great views back over the bay and the mountains. We see lots of coast today as we undulate along the well made road with friendly villagers waving and cheering us on. Overnight in Quy Nhon city in the early evening!
💢 Day 8: Quy Nhon cycle to Nha Trang (B, L, D)
Leisurely resting, breakfast and ready to be transferred to the southern coast in Quy Nhon for cycling from the small village and waterfront, cross the river on the narrow wooden bridge, enjoy ocean views, and see colorful circular bamboo boats at small fishing villages.Continue cycling through rustic farms, small-town across lush farmland on the undulating back road to Da Dia Reefs. The seashore area is about 100 meters wide and 250 meters long, composed of an estimated 35,000 columns of basalt rocks. The rocks are dark lava columns with roughly flat surfaces of different shapes - round, pentagon, hexagon, polygon etc. Stop to take a walk down the area for a short break and take a photo.
Followed as planned, we cycle on narrow pathways along the local beaches, pass by some little markets to the lively lagoon. There is another opportunity for us to admire hundreds of floating fish farmings on the lagoon. Afterwards, the ride continues, crossing the rivers and exploring idyllic villages on undulating paths, passing colorful ancient temples and pagodas. View the landscapes of nature through sweet potato fields, tapioca fields, rice paddies to Tuy Hoa finish point before driving to Nha Tran within 2 hours. Overnight at 4 star front-beach hotel in Nha Trang.
💢 Day 9: Nha Trang Beach & Boat (B, L/No Cycling)
Nha Trang's beautiful bays, golden beaches and turquoise waters have seen it quickly grow into a bustling town and popular tourist destination. Weather permitting, this morning we’ll take a cruise out to explore the surrounding seas and islands. We aim to stop near one of the islands where you have the option to have a swim from the boat (possible to hire snorkeling equipment). We move on to another tiny island where we plan to spend a few hours relaxing and swim. The island is privately owned and it is possible to rent a sun lounger and parasol. There will also be the option to enjoy drinks, a seafood lunch or snack on the island (at your own expense). Returning to Nha Trang later this afternoon, the rest of the day is free.
💢 Day 10: Nha Trang cycle uphill to Da Lat city (B, L, D)
Let’s see how big your challenge is if you want to conquer the Hon Giao Pass after an hour's transfer to the Western Nha Trang. We challenge cycling uphill about 33 km and then rocks & rolls along the pipe tree lance from the altitude of 1960 meters to the Da Lat valley city of 1,500 meters. Overnight at a 4 star hotel in Da Lat !
💢 Day 11: Da Lat cycle down to Bao Loc and overnight at Madagui (B, L, D)
Experiencing your full-day from Da Lat to Bao Loc on to the spectacular views of this flora resort city. We offer the best stunning on the single-track any down & uphill in Nam Bang's Countryside along the numerous attractions such as Crazy House, Xuan Huong Lake, Da Lat Flower Garden and the beautiful "Love Valley".
Following lunch, we pedal to the Elephant Waterfalls for sight-seeing activities and then pedal uphill on the backroads to past Cricket farm, silk farm, enjoy the Peace & Clean Atmosphere before driving to Forest Resort in Bao Loc!
💢 Day 12: Bao Loc cycle to Ho Chi Minh City (B, L, D)
Bao Loc is a lovely city and the cool weather makes this city become famous because of the thousand flowers with thousand colors. So, you will enjoy stunning along the Perfume Lake in Bao Loc plateau sounds very interest in many traveler's cyclists who want to be rode the hilly in front of the beautiful landscape of flowers, cricket farms, elephant waterfalls with any typical coffee break, wild ethnic group which attract you a lots today in Bao Loc cycling. Your biking distance is about 45 km and drives you ahead to Saigon and overnight at a 4 star hotel.
💢 Day 13: Saigon - Cu Chi Tunnels (B, L, D)
Driving for 1.5hrs away from Saigon's remarkable rush hour traffic to reach the quieter suburbs this morning, we collect our bikes near the remains of an old US military base (25th infantry division) and start our ride for about 30 km to Ben Dinh, the site of the infamous Cu Chi Tunnels. Originally started during the French occupation of the country, the tunnels went on to achieve notoriety during the Vietnam War, when they formed an amazing underground command base for 10,000 Viet Cong troops.
We will have lunch on the riverside of Saigon river and explore the tunnels with a local guide this morning. Be warned though, the tunnels are low and narrow and can be claustrophobic. Afterward, we’ll drive 2 hrs back to Saigon arriving in the early evening!
✅ Inclusion: Support van, biking guide, Mt. bicycle with helmet, Cu Chi Tunnels ticket.
💢 Day 14: Ho Chi Minh City Departure (B/No Cycling)
🇻🇳 Depending on your flight time, you can take your own leisurely relaxation until our team will ready anytime to transfer you to the SGN Airport to fly back home with the great thanks and wish to meet you on the next adventure 🇷🇺 cycling Saigon to Bangkok 14 days!
✅ Inclusion: Guide, Airport transfer.
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- check Accommodations are listed
- check Mountain Bicycle with helmet
- check Meal as listed: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner
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- check Drinking water
- close Any flight: international & domestic
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- close Ebike surcharge: 250 USD
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✅ 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.