Coffee lovers; cycling to its homeland is not to be missed when you are in central highland! Buon Don is located 42 km northwest of Buon Ma Thuot, in DakLak province, close to the Cambodian border. Buon Don is well known as the native land of elephant hunters and trainers throughout Southeast Asia. Buon Don has long been famous for Kru, the powerful elephant tribe leaders, and is well known in India and France for its elephants
Day 01: Hue – Hoi An (L/D) (80 Km)
After a short transfer out of Hue city, start to bike the coastal road from Thuan An to Phuoc Tuong Pass. Ride past rice fields, fishing villages, and a colorful quiet city. The quiet city or “Ghost city”, as it is called by locals, is the ancient burial-ground of Hue. Keep riding on uphill to Phuoc Tuong Pass, and stop for lunch at Lang Co beach. Warm up before we pedal uphill to the top of Hai Van Pass. In the late afternoon, take a short transfer to Hoi An and overnight in Hoi An.
Day 02: Hoi An – My Son (B/L/) (40 km)
Known to early Western merchants, Hoi An was a major trading hub of South East Asia in the 16th century. Today, we begin cycling from your hotel to My Son, to visit the center of Champa Kingdom in the morning by bike, then transfer back to Hoi An for lunch and free time for shopping in the afternoon.
Day 03: Hoi An – Quang Ngai (B/L/D) 80 km)
Start biking from your hotel to Cua Dai beach, cycle past fishing villages and along beautiful coastal trails to Tam Ky. Stop for lunch in this town, have a short transfer to Chau O after lunch. Begin cycling in the afternoon on back roads to visit a memorial at My Lai, the site of the infamous My Lai Massacre in which 504 people died in 1968. Overnight in Quang Ngai
Day 04: Quang Ngai – Qui Nhon (B/L/D) (100 km)
In the morning, transfer 2 hours to Tam Quang, the central Vietnam coconut homeland. Ride through mountainous regions where both sides of the roads are filled with rice fields and beautiful rural villages. Ride by coconut tree plantations by the ocean. Have lunch at Binh Duong. Then continue in the afternoon, riding on quiet spectacular scenic coastal roads to Qui Nhon city.
Day 05: Qui Nhon – Gia Lai (B/L/D) (80 km)
Today, the bike ride is really hard. We start to ride from the seaside at Qui Nhon province to central high province at Gia Lai (Pleiku), which is about 1000 meters above sea level. Enjoy an hour ride through rolling hills on back roads to Tay Son village, the homeland of the Nguyen Hue king. Stop to visit his memorial and continue riding uphill to An Khe Pass. Lunch at An Khe town, transfer to Pleiku town in the afternoon.
Day 06: Gia Lai, Pleiku – Ban Me Thuoc, Daklak (B/L/D) (100 km)
Buon Me Thuot in the central highlands is a famous coffee region, and the home to ethnic minorities. In the morning we will cycle gentle rolling hills along the Ho Chi Minh highway to Bon Ho, having lunch en route. In the afternoon, we will continue pedaling on smooth roads with spectacular views on both sides of the road and pass many minority villages. Overnight in a minority’s house.
Day 07: Ban Me Thuoc – Dalat (B/L/) (100 km)
The biking of today is hard but the scenery so beautiful all the long way. Have a transfer to a beautiful waterfall, then riding on back road to Lak Lake. Then cycling to Krong No and ride rollong hills to Dalat city in the late afternoon.
Day 08: Dalat city tour (B/L/)
Spend a whole day visiting the city of honey-moon. Visit the Summer Palace, crazy house and colourful market in the morning and biking through greenhouse, vegetable plantation in the afternoon.
Day 09: Dalat – Nam Cat Tien (B/L/D) (80 km)
Leave city of flower at 8:00 in the morning, enjoy 2 hours driving to countryside of Bao Loc, the city of coffee and tea. Cycle on very quiet back road to Madagui. In the late afternoon, cycle 20 km on trail ttrough mountainous area to Nam Cat Tien. Enjoy 4 wheels drive trip into the forest to see wild animals. Overnight in the park.
Day 10: Nam Cat Tien – Saigon (B/L) (25-45 km)
Start to ride on country road to Ta Lai Village, enjoy delicous lunch in local restaurant by Dong Nai river. After lunch, continue cycling on trail to La Nga bridge. Then have a transfer to Saigon.
Day 11: Saigon – Departure (B/)
Free time on your own until transfering to airport. Tour end!