Vietnam On Pedals

It will be a wonderful trip for cycling lovers! Going through many scenic parts of Vietnam, meeting with friendly locals on the ways, enjoy our best offer on Vietnamese foods. This trip is all Vietnam has to offer. Tours starts from Hanoi and going along

 

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival day to Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi City tour - Home stay.
Day 3: Hanoi - Halong (Overnight on boat)
Day 4: Halong - Bat trang Ceramic Village - Hanoi.
Day 5: Hanoi - Hue.
Day 6: Hue - Hoi an
Day 7: Hoi an (free day)
Day 8: Hoi an - Quang ngai.
Day 9: Quang ngai - Pleiku
Day10: Pleiku-Buon Me Thuat.
Day11: Buon Me Thuat - Dalat:
Day12: Dalat - City tour.
Day13: Dalat - Saigon.
Day14: Saigon City tour - Cu chi
Day15: Saigon- Vinhlong - Homestay.
Day16: Vinh long - Saigon.
Day 17: Departure day.

Itinerary in details:

Day 1:  Arrival day to Hanoi.
You are warmly welcome at the airport, transferred to Hotel, checked in and you will be free at leisure to explore the famous provincial French architecture City’s style.
You will be enjoying the most famous Vietnamese traditional Water Puppet show before having the welcome dinner in the finest restaurants in Hanoi:
 
Day 2: Hanoi City tour - Home stay. Van Phuc Silk Village (Cycling distance 35km)
It is the most interesting first cycling day! After breakfast, you are introduced the bikes, picked and set up the suitable one, checked the gears already. You will be warmed up the muscles with a short ride from your hotel to Ho Chi Minh complex: Mausoleum, presidential palace, stilt-house, fishing pond, one pillar Pagoda.
You continue on pedaling from Ho Chi Minh complex, following to nice tree’s shade streets, getting out of the City’s centre, going to village’s back road to hospitable and cool home-stay in the outskirt of Hanoi. You join in exchanging the culture and real life style with the locals. You will be having lunch with the owner…
Saying good bye to the locals, you are excitingly riding to the wide-world Silk traditional village of Ha Dong Town where you can see the way how the weavers are maintaining and doing their job? How fantastic weaving skill they are! You are late cycling back to Hotel.  
   
Day 3: Hanoi - Halong - Overnight on boat.(Cycling distance 30 km)
This is a lovely day for you to explore the unique World Natural Heritage- Halong Bay.
You are served breakfast in hotel and then you are heading out for 2 hours transferred to Saodo town of HaiDuong City for short refreshment, going throughout the second biggest Red River delta dotted with green rice paddle fields. You will have short riding on the road 18 from Saodo to Dong trieu town, passing stunning sceneries, beautiful villages… Arriving at Halong City pier, boarding on the junk boat and start cruising to see Halong bay. Lunch serves on board. Visiting caves, beaches. Enjoy sunset before dinner on boat. Overnight on junk.
 
Day 4: Halong - Bat trang Ceramic Village- Hanoi.( 20 km)
Having breakfast, keep cruising to another part of Halong - Bai Tu Long. Relax and enjoy Halong bay scenerary. Lunch and dock to Halong pier.  Getting on the car, coming back Hanoi. Stop over for cycling to visit Bat trang Ceramic Village, wondering around the village, pedaling on the dyke back to Hotel.

Day 5: Hanoi - Hue. (cycling distance 40km)
You will be taking earlier flight from Hanoi city to Hue city today, transferring to hotel in Hue for breakfast and shower. You are biking from hotel to the Hue Citadel, Thien Mu Pagoda was built in 1602, having lunch in cool Hue stylish restaurant for Hue specialties.
After the delicious lunch, it is excellent cycling down narrow paths to discover Tu Duc- Royal Tomb and the very old and well-known bridge -Thanh Toan in the quiet and peaceful regions of Hue city. This is fantastic insight to rural life and the friendliness of local people and through small villages.
 
Day 6: Hue - Hoi an (cycling distance 50 km)
You will have a short transfer to get out of the city, you cycle  along coastal villages, sandy lagoons, few small passes and wind your way up spectacular switch back amongst the cloudy feelings on the top of the Haivan pass, visiting Marble mountain where you can see the artisans are carving colorful marble stone statues  before reaching to the most charming ancient town of Hoian.
You will be checked in the hotel and heading out for lunch in the nice restaurant near Thu bon river. You are then doing the heritage walking tour to visit some nice sites around the old town in the afternoon such as Phuc Kien temple, Tan Ky old house and Japanese recovered bridge. 

Day 7: Hoi an (free day)
It is a resting day for you. You are more than welcome to do 2 hours cycling with the guide to discover fish farms, water coconut plantation through litter fishing villages.

Day 8: Hoi an - Quang ngai.( Cycling distance 50 km)
You will leave Hoian to start the long and interesting cycling day on High way 1, passing farms, coastal villages, ancient Cham brick towers. You will be having lunch in the restaurant on the bank of Tra khuc river. You are then riding on the back road to visit Mylai village where US solders murdered the local civilian during the American war.
After the Mylai village visit, you are riding to My Khe beach for swimming and relaxing and then going the resort on the beach for overnight.

Day 9: Quang ngai - Pleiku. (Cycling distance 50km)
You drive out of Quang ngai City and leave the highway 1 behind us, reach to the Central Highland. It is a good challenge for you to ride up and down hilly parts with scenic valley and dotted with ethnic minority groups of Ru, Bana, Giarai and Ede… The roads are small but so quiet and less traffic. Especially, you will be riding past different coffee and rubber plantations. You will spend one night in the second biggest City in central highland which is very much developed well though this area was also the scene of fierce fighting and major battles during the Vietnam War!

Day 10: Pleiku - Buon Me Thuat. (Cycling distance 60km)
You will leave Pleiku by bus to get out into the countryside and stop at Dragon sloop for riding down a very long pass, throughout the rubber plantations on the road 14. This is cycling is an absolute best rewards as we have rolling hills day making the cycling easy. All day the children are excited to see and say hello to us. You will have many a special moment to laugh with the locals and gain more insights into the various hill-tribe groups with their distinctive traditions and life style.   

Day 11: Buon Me Thuat - Dalat. (Cycling distance 40km)
You are departing the biggest city in central highland for Dalat City- is the famous colorful flowers City in Vietnam. You particularly follow the part of HoChi Minh trail to Dalat, going through tropical rain forest.

Day 12: Dalat - City tour.
You will do City tour to explore Bao dai Summer Palace, Crazy House, Centre market and having lunch. After the lunch, you are cycling to Linh son pagoda and going around Xuan Huong Lake.
 
Day 13: Dalat - Saigon.
You will be leaving Dalat for Saigon, you are stopped visiting Prenn water falls, tea farm and lunch in Bao loc. Arrive to Saigon around 6 pm.

Day 14: Saigon City tour - Cu chi.
Half day tour to Cu Chi flighting tunnel which was in used during Vietnam war. Coach trip takes one and half hours to get to Cu Chi. Watching a documentary fiml of Vietnam war before experiencing a real tunnel where Viet cong used for hospital, schools, kitchens... all under ground. Back to Saigon in the afternoon. Rest of the day is free at your leisure. Overnight in Saigon.

Day 15: Saigon- Vinhlong - Home-stay.
You will be discovering the most exciting water-way life style in Vietnam. You are driving 2 hours form Saigon to Caibe town of Vinhlong. You then cycle about 20 km on small paths before boarding on the moto-boat to visit the second biggest floating market in Mekong delta, you can see how the locals are making coconut candy and rice paper …. You are having lunch in Bonsai garden, riding along the island before enjoying the nice night in home stay in Mekong delta.

Day 16: Vinh long - Saigon.
Breakfast is served in home-stay then cruising to visit the brick and farm tools villages. You will be having lunch on the way back to Saigon.

Day 17: Departure day.
You will be at leisure and then transferred to Tan Son Nhat airport for getting the flight home.

Note : The schedule above can be changed at the time of booking.

Highlights

  • Get closer to local and countryside
  • Enjoy the best scenery Vietnam has to offer
  • Mixture of adventure and culture experiences
  • See what other miss on details of Vietnam

Inclusion

Trip inclusion

  • Accommodation twin shared basic at 4 star hotels.
  • Bike & biking gears.
  • Tour leader from day 1 to day 17.
  • All transfers and transport ( Including escorted Van & Vehicle )
  • Package luxury cruise in Halong bay.
  • All entrance fees during guided time. 
  • Full board meals.
  • Tea, coffee, fruits, water during cycling time.

Trip exclusion

  • International flight
  • Visa & visa arrangentment
  • Travel insurance ( Compulsory )
  • Tips & personal expenses

Recommended Hotels

  • Three plus star throughout Vietnam plus daily buffet breakfast
  • Twin shared rooms basic
  • Upgrade is available upon request for private group