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Cycle through mesmerising Vietnam, from the vibrant north to the historical south, passing by spectacular mountains, green fields and rural villages.
- Style: Guided Small Group Cycling Tour
- Duration: 15 days/14 nights
- Starts in: Hanoi
Guide Price £1410
- Explore the vibrant city of Hanoi
- Conquer the spectacular Hai Van Pass
- Relax on Nha Trang beaches
- Experience historical Hue by bicycle
- Discover the sights and delights of Ho Chi Minh City
Days 1-2 Hanoi
Arrive in the vibrant city of Hanoi. Explore the city’s Old Quarter, visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and try some of the tantalising local cuisine as you prepare for the upcoming adventure.
Day 3 Hanoi to Mai Chau
Travel via spectacular karst cliffs and admire the lush Mai Chau valley by bike. Spend this evening in Mai Chau with its misty mountains, paddy fields and smiling locals.
Day 4 Mai Chau to Ninh Binh
Cycle via Co Luong before boarding a bus to this evening’s rest stop. With lush green fields, limestone mountains and charming local sites, Ninh Binh is picture-perfect Vietnam.
Days 5-6 Ninh Binh to Hue
Explore Tam Coc and ancient Hoa Lu, with its fascinating temples and palaces before taking a sleeper train to the historical city of Hue. Hop back into the saddle and explore the magnificent tombs, temples, palaces and pagodas of this former imperial capital. Marvel at the stunning architecture as you work your way around the bustling streets.
Day 7 Hue to Hoi An
Conquer the ascent to the Hai Van Pass, and be rewarded with stunning coastal views as you leave Hue behind you and travel towards Hoi An.
Day 8 Hoi An
With lantern-lit streets, buzzing markets, ancient houses and colourful temples, Hoi An is a Vietnamese wonderland. Join a boat cruise on Thu Bon River or simply relax and enjoy the beautiful setting.
Day 9 Hoi An to Quy Nhon
Cycle the road less travelled all the way to the beautiful beach and bay of Quy Nhon. Sitting on the Vietnamese coast, this coastal town offers mouth-watering cuisine and a relaxed pace of life.
Day 10 Quy Nhon to Nha Trang
Continue to the vibrant city beach resort of Nha Trang with pristine beaches, lively nightlife and excellent scuba diving.
Day 11 Nha Trang
Swap the bike for a boat as you head out to explore the nearby beautiful islands. Visit a fishing village, snorkel in the turquoise waters and feast on a fresh seafood buffet for lunch. The rest of the day will be spent at leisure, lazing in a deck chair or perhaps taking a mud bath to soothe away the sore muscles.
Day 12 Nha Trang to Dalat
Tackle challenging mountain roads or travel by bus to Dalat, with its pleasant lakes, palaces and pagodas.
Day 13 Dalat to Phan Thiet
Make the journey to Bao Dai’s regal summer palace before discovering the wacky and weird architecture of Hang Nga Crazy House. Explore the twisted tree roots, cave shaped hallways and animal themed rooms of this surreal guest house before continuing by bike to Phan Thiet and its glorious beaches.
Day 14 Phan Thiet to Ho Chi Minh City
Depart this bustling fishing town for the last leg on two wheels to Cu Bi. From there, take the bus to exciting Ho Chi Minh City, where you will spend the final night of your Vietnam adventure. You could explore the delightful food stalls at Ben Thanh market or indulge in a glass of street-side beer Hoi.
Day 15 Ho Chi Minh City
Your tour ends with free time to explore more of this historical city, from the Reunification Palace to the inspiring Notre Dame Cathedral.
Additional Options:We offer a wide range of cycling tours in other countries not listed. Please call us on 0207 368 1551 to discuss other options with our dedicated Cycling team.
Optional Excursions:Payable locally through your Tour Leader
Visit beautiful Halong Bay
Hanoi Street Food by Night Tour
Visit the fascinating Cu Chi Tunnels
Join a Thu Bon River boat cruise
Ho Chi Minh City Discovery Tour
Departs:Selected departures, Nov - Dec 2019 & Jan - Dec 2020.
- 12 nights accommodation in simple hotels, 1 night homestay & 1 night sleeper train
- Experienced tour leader
- Support vehicle
- 13 breakfasts, 11 lunches & 2 dinners
- International flights
- Bike Hire (Approximately US$150)
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