Bicycle is the best way to travel from Saigon to Hanoi, if you have the right guide to show you the hidden back roads. Known to many as simply the site of the French and American wars, this is actually a beautiful country, with many kilometers of stunning beaches, dramatic coastal roads and spectacular scenery stretching from the North to the South. This trips is never far from a beach and we stay in comfortable hotels to make this one of our most cushy adventure tours. Join to discover the real Vietnam, by bicycle with Ho Chi Minh City Cycling To Hanoi Along The Coastlines tour
|Activity||Active Cycling tours|
|Group Size||2 -10 Pax|
|Tour type||Group Tour|
|Depart||Join in group on 25th monthly|
|Price from||1.785 usd|
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City – Da Lat – 40km cycling ( L)
We’ll transfer out of the bustling city and head to Bao Loc, famous for its tea plantations. We’ll stop there to enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. Then, we’ll transfer to Prenn waterfall for a short rest and some sight seeing. When we arrive in Da Lat, we’ll check into the hotel and you’ll have some time to cycle around the city and explore its unique sights. You’ll ride past by Xuan Huong Lake, Da Lat flower garden, Da Lat market, and Langbiang Mountain.
Day 2: Da Lat – Nha Trang – 100km cycling (B,L)
After breakfast at the hotel, we’ll begin our 100km ride from the hotel to Nha Trang. We’ll stop along the way to admire the beautiful scenery of the Vietnamese countryside and for a picnic lunch. Upon arrival, we’ll take some time to visit the Ponnagar tower. Then, we’ll settle down for the night and prepare for the next day’s ride.
Day 3: Nha Trang Boat Trip (B,L)
You’ll be able to enjoy some early swimming at the nice beach before breakfast. Then, we’ll take a local boat out to spend some time snorkeling. Afterward, we’ll visit an aquarium and enjoy lunch at an island restaurant. ( Noted : Join in group boat trip , water sports , entrance fees not included )
Day 4: Nha Trang – Tuy Hoa – Phu Yen – 80km cycling (B,L)
We’ll enjoy some early morning swimming at the beach, Tai chi with the locals, and breakfast at the hotel. Then, we’ll check out and drive to Ninh Hoa. Our bike ride will begin with a climb over the Co Ma Pass. On the way down the pass, you’ll see scenic views of surrounding mountains, the sea, and Dai Lanh’s sandy beach. We’ll enjoy a seafood lunch before continuing to cycle along peaceful roads to Tuy Hoa for the night.
Day 5: Phu Yen – Quang Ngai – 70km cycling (B,L)
After a short transfer out of the city, today’s ride is along challenging, natural country roads. The scenery is stunning as we ride up a small hill to a local village. The path we’ll take is flanked with ride fields and mountains, we’ll stop to enjoy the view and a picnic lunch along the way. We’ll stay overnight in Quang Ngai historical city.
Day 6: Quang Ngai – Hoi An – 70km cycling (B,L)
We’ll have a morning ride from the hotel to the famous massacre site at My Lai. Then, we’ll do some charity work at a local school. Afterward, we’ll keep riding to My Khe beach, where we’ll pause for lunch. The rest of the day’s journey will be on dirt roads until we reach Chau O, where we’ll transfer by bus to Hoi An for the night.
Day 7: Hoi An Free Day (B)
You’ll have the entire day at leisure in Hoi An. You may explore the city on your own, cycle to the beach, villages or partake in a traditional cooking class, or go snorkeling. We’ll stay in Hoi An for a second night.
Day 8: Hoi An – Hue 100km cycling (B,L)
In the morning, we’ll head to Ngu Hanh Son, the Marble Mountains, to visit the famous stone sculptures. There are hundreds of statues and unique sculptures made of Sandstone and Marble in the park. After taking some time to admire the stonework, we’ll cycle along the coast and up to the Hai Van Pass – a legendary Pass in the center of Vietnam (20km cycling up and down) from 14th century. We’ll enjoy lunch at Lang Co beach, which was recognized by UNESCO as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. After a transfer to Phuoc Tuong hill, well ride down to Cau Hai lagoon, and through the “ghost city” before arriving in Hue for our overnight stay.
Day 9: Hue train to Ninh Binh – None cycling (B,L)
In the morning, we’ll travel along the Huong river banks to visit the old Imperial ( Dai Noi ) . Then, we’ll visit Thien Mu pagoda and the take a boat trip back to city . Lunch will be held at a local restaurant in the city. You’ll have some free time before our overnight train to Ninh Binh .
Day 10: Ninh Binh – Cuc Phuong National Park – 60km cycling ( B , L)
Pick up at the train station around 9 AM we’ll transfer out of the town to Tam Coc for early lunch ,From there, we’ll ride to visit Thai Vi temple , Bich Dong pagodas and continue cycle to Cuc Phuong National Park. Along the way we’ll take beautiful photos of Halong bay on land – In the afternoon, we’ll visit an animal rescue farm before settling in at the Cuc Phuong guesthouse. Later, once the sun has gone down, we’ll take a jeep out into the reserve to witness animal nightlife and behavior.
Day 11: Cuc Phuong – Hai Phong – 55km cycling (B,L)
Breakfast and today you’ll pass many pineapple farms on your way from Cuc Phuong National Park to Nho Quan. We’ll stop along the way for lunch and a rest. Then, we’ll continue cycling to Gian Khau bridge to catch our transfer to Hai Phong for the night.
Day 12: Hai Phong – Ha Long Bay On Cruise – Kayaking- None cycling (B,L, D)
In the morning, we’ll travel through the city and pay a visit to the third largest opera house in Vietnam. Then, we’ll continue to Ha Long Bay, crossing the challenging suspension bridge over the river Bach Dang on the way. Upon arrival, we’ll board a traditional wooden junk boat for an overnight journey. We’ll feast on a delicious lunch as we cruise among hundreds of islets and discover unspoiled pockets of Halong Bay, kayaking around the island. We’ll stop to visit Sung Sot cave, one of the most imposing grottos of the Bay. Then, we’ll swim at Soi Sim beach and trek to the top of Titov Mountain for magnificent, panoramic views.
Day 13: Ha Long Bay – Hanoi (B,L)
We’ll begin the day with a visit to Luon cave. Taking a small bamboo boat, we’ll paddle out to the cave and enjoy the quiet area surrounded by high islets and mountains. Then, we’ll re-board the junk and sail past the Bay’s rock formations (Man’s Head islet, Tortoise islet, Butterfly cave, Lion islet, and Bai Tho mountain). We’ll enjoy the tranquil scenery as the boat meanders its way through the bay on its way back to Ha Long city. Then, we’ll have a quick transfer by bus back to Hanoi. End The Tour .
Tour Price : 1.785 Usd / Person
Departure Dates : Join in group on 25th monthly
Group Sizes : 2 to 16 Travelers
♦ Transport by A/C mini van, bus, and truck carry bikes
♦ New Trek & Giant MTB with 24 speeds, helmets, spare parts, aid kits, tool kits
♦ Entrance fees, flight tickets to Hanoi
♦ B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner as mentioned in the tour itinerary
♦ For daily cycling only: Water, snacks, fresh fruits, wet towels
♦ 12 nights, double occupancy, twin share
♦ Experienced English speaking bike guides
♦ Pick up/ drop off at hotels
♦ Travel insurance
♦ Other personal expenses
♦ International flight , visa , tips
♦Accommodation in Saigon and Hanoi