Day 1: Meeting and Briefing (D)
Today you will be met with Group at Hotel lobby in Hanoi for a short Brief meeting before heading off for 1-hour walking tour around the Old Quarter, historically as 36 streets where traders can be seen working
on the pavement. There will be a warmly welcome dinner in the evening.
Hotel: Medallion Hotel
We take an early flight from Hanoi to Hue. Hue, built on the banks of the Perfume River, was a Capital of Vietnam reigned by 13 Emperors of the last royal Dynasty from 1802 to 1945. Here we will take a city tour to explore the Imperial City and the Citadel which are UNESCO world heritage sites. There will be another Briefing of Bikes when everybody can get your rental bike fitted or unpacked your own. Dinner is offered at the local restaurant.
Hotel: Eldora Hotel
This morning, we start cycling from the hotel to get through busy traffic. It is quite challenging but fun. Then, we hit along the coastal road through fishing and horticultural villages where locals welcome you with the constant smile and always keep saying “Xin Chao” that is meant “Hello”. After 52km we cycling, pick up and drive 30 mins to Lang Co beach for lunch. From here we will start climbing up Hai Van Pass or “Cloudy Pass” (8%-10%). Which is acknowledged as one of the twenty most beautiful sceneries by National Geographic. Our van will be with you from a safe distance all the time whether if you wish to get a hike. After fabulous downhill, we reach Da Nang city, continue to cycle until we get to the beach (My Khe beach). You may like to stop there for photos. Pick up and transfer to Hoi An.
Hotel: Thanh Binh Resort
Day 4: Hoi An Ruralize discovery
A leisure day to discover the delightful ancient town with your tour guide. There will be a cooking demonstration with a very simple family to see their real life. We first take a short boat trip to see our locals’ bamboo basket boat which is used to do fishing by locals, now are used to swing us around the magnificent river area. Relaxing with the fish massage while the house’s owner is preparing to diversify ingredients to share with you for the cook. Heading back to the hotel for your own time after a happy day with locals.
Hotel: Thanh Binh Resort
Day 5: Hoi an to Quang Ngai – 75km
We will start driving from hotel to Cua Dai bridge where we see our bikes. The cycling route is quite quiet with locals’ activities. People are trying to change their life by developing many organic shrimp farms, stop over for the photo is very interesting as well as chatting with the owners. We will arrive Tam Ky town After 52km by bike for a famous dish of the town is well known as “Chicken Steamed Rice”. After lunch, we Get transferred about one and a half hour to Chau O where we drop off bikes again for the 28km cycling in the afternoon. Picking up bikes at “Sa Ky Fishing Dock” to drive to “My Lai Massacre”, historically was called “Pink Ville”, happened in 1968 after “TET’s Offensive”. Finish today by driving 30 mins to Hotel.
Hotel: Thien An Hotel
Day 6: Quang Ngai to Quy Nhon – 80km
We start early today for driving about 1:45 hour to Tam Quan to commence cycling on beautiful roads through rice paddies, salt making fields, shrimp farms and later villages loop. We will stop for lunch at the local restaurant after 46km. After lunch, continue to cycle to Tuy Phuoc town where we meet the coast. Get picked up and transfer to Quy Nhon. The quiet resort is waiting for us.
Hotel: Royal Quy Nhon Resort
Day 7: Quy Nhon to Nha Trang – 70km
It is a long day today so that we will drive 1:30hour in the early morning to ” Ganh Da Dia” or “Da Dia Reef” where beautiful sunrise for taking the picture. From here, we start cycling about 40km to Tuy Hoa city for lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, we continue to cycle 40km though the city to behind Tuy Hoa Airport before reaching a very beautiful coastal road toward “Vung Ro”, the fishing village and the Port in the afternoon. From here, we get transferred by our vehicle 2hour to Nha Trang City. We will arrive in Hotel around 5:30 or 6:00 pm.
Hotel: Nha Trang Lodge
Day 8: Nha Trang Islands Day
Nha Trang, a beautiful city with Sea, Sand and Sun, is very popular with tourist as well as honey moon Couples. There will be a boat trip to the islands today for swimming and snorkeling, time to share and remember your romantic love. Lunch will be offered at a seafood restaurant on Bamboo island. Returning to Nha Trang around 3:00pm. The rest of the day is on your own.
Hotel: Nha Trang Lodge
Day 9: Nha Trang to Da Lat – 65km
This morning, we drive out of the city to Khanh Vinh village, home of many ethnic groups ( C’ho, Ma, Chil, ragley, Jarai…) where we start climbing up Hon Giao Pass though national Park. It is (8%-12%) steep undulating nice loop continuously 30km to the top of the pass, so our vehicle will be with you from behind all the time if you wish for hiking to the top. Picnic lunch is there, A good place to regroup. After picnic lunch, we continue riding down and up hills with beautiful pine forests, Coffee plantation and vegetable Nurseries to Dalat city.
Hotel: TTC Hotel
Day 10: Da Lat city tour
Da Lat, 1500 meters above the Elevation, is surrounded by evergreen forest with lakes and water falls. A perfect temperately region to grow fruits, different kinds of vegetables and flowers such as persimmons, Strawberries, Roses, artichoke, cabbages. We will take a short city tour in the morning to visit the city flower garden, the “Crazy House”, with its weird architecture, the “XQ” embroidery village. In the afternoon, there are more interesting places you may wish to see a city market to buy lunch for your own.
Hotel: TTC Hotel
Day 11: Da Lat to Phan Thiet – 72km
Today, we drive about 2hours to Di Linh town where we drop our bikers for another nice day to Cycle 34km though “Gia Bac Pass”, with vastly coffee plantations and forests. Picnic lunch is at the top, then, we start riding 10km slowly downhill. It is quite curvy, so we should be very careful ride. Continue to cycle to the beginning of Ma Lam town where we meet our supported vehicle for driving to Phan Thiet city. Tonight, we will stay in Mui Ne town with nice Accommodation.
Hotel: Terracotta Resort
Day 12: Phan Thiet to Sai Gon – 80km
This morning, we are transferred a bout 1:30hour to “Ke Ga Lighthouse”. From here, we will start cycling 45km though many Dragon fruits plantations before arriving in La Gi for lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, we will drive another 45mins to Binh Chau hot spring area where we continue cycling 35km along the coast. Pick up and transfer 2hours to Ho Chi Minh City or Sai Gon. There will be a farewell feast to memorize our cycling trip with the group. Sadly goodbye and wish all the best to all of the bikers.
Hotel: Liberty Saigon Riverside
- English-speaking biking guide
- Accommodation as specified in the itinerary
- Food as specified in itinerary (B = Breakfast; L = Lunch; D = Dinner)
- Transportation on land as specified in the itinerary (one bus/van to carry bikes & bikers)
- Good bike/helmet rental (If you bring your own bike, the fee is deducted)
- Water, snacks, fresh fruits
- Cooled towel during cycling
- All entrance fees and boat trips
- First aid care and bike mechanical services provided
- Pick-up/drop-off service from and to your hotel in Ho Chi Minh city
What’s Not Included
- Travel insurance (it is recommend to have your own travel insurance)
- Personal expenses
Knowing Before You GoConsider bringing:
• Rain jacket
• Good shoes for walking and biking