ADVENTURE CYCLING VIETNAM - SAIGON
Testimonials of this trip
Happy holidays to you. We had a great time
in Vietnam and still rave about it. We look forward to the next
trip through Laos and Cambodia.
cycling journeys, riding from SaiGon to Hanoi. Along the way we
stop to visit the main sites in Dalat, Nha Trang, Hoi An, Hue,
and finally Hanoi. What makes this tour special is our route
will far from Highway One, as we ride along quiet or back roads
to discover the real Vietnam.
With thousands of
kilometers of stunning beaches and dramatic coastal roads as
well as some of the freshest seafood going this trip is an
indulgent experience. We are never far from a beach and stay in
comfortable hotels to make this trip our most cushy adventure
MARCO POLO BIKING is
welcomes at the airport, pickup and transfer to hotel.
Free time.Overnight in SaiGon. (D)
Day 2: SaiGon (No cycling
In the morning
bicycle checking and arrangement.
Pm take tour to
visiting Cu chi tunnel
Overnight in Saigon. (B)
Day 3: Sai gon- Catien
national park (cycling +- 30 km)
Our morning departure from your
hotel at 7: 00 AM, driving do Dinh Quan where we stat cycling
to CatTien national park ( 20km ). Arrival head quarter, check
in room, lunch.Pm cycling in main route. Optional trekking tour.
Back to head quarter for dinner and overnight in the park.
Optional tour for night spot watching. (B,L, D)
Day4: Cat tien national
park –Madagui- Phanthiet. ( +- 70 km )
In the morning cycling ling to
Madagu meet highway 20. Then we turn off road, then gradually
down mt pass through farms of K'ho and Muong hill tribe. We keep
on to TanhLinh and further to hw 1. Our van pick up and transfer
to MuiNe. (B,L)
Day5:Mui ne – Dalat (
Whole day cycling up
Cycling in asphalt
road behind beach and take back rod up to Dalat.
Overnight in Dalat. (B,L)
Day 6: DaLat to NhaTrang (
cycling +- 90 km)
Morning Cycling from Dalat to
along the flat to the six-mile climb up NgoanMuc Pass into the
beautiful pine forest of the center Highlands around DaLat.
Small villages and strawberry, carrot and other crops line the
empty road passing into Thap cham bus shuttle past from
PhanRang to CamRanh bay location and NhaTrang. Overnight in
Day 7:NhaTrang ( cycling
+- 30 km )
VietNam's finest oceanfront city.
Half-day boat excursion to nearby island and a marine reserve.
Snorkeling and swimming over flowering coral reefs in warm,
clear water, followed by sunbathing and lunch. Cycling tour of
NhaTrang, including Lon Song pagoda and PoNaGar Cham ruins.
Dinner featuring shrimp spring roll, fried squid with
pineapples, steamed crab, fresh fish and other seafood
delicacies. Evening free to walk along the beach. Overnight in
Day 8:NhaTrang to QuyNhon
( cycling +- 80 )
Leaving at 6:30 Am , driving
100km to Tuy Hoa , back road riding from there to Quy Nhon
covers some of VietNam's scenic coastline, featuring deserted
blue lagoons and stone promontories overlooking the water below.
Fishing villages dot the coast here.Not many travelers her, so
lot of attention can be expected. Overnight in Quy Nhon.
Day 9:QuyNhon to QuangNgai
( Cycling +- 55 km)
Early coastal riding followed by
back road to Binh Duong - which is also a nice place for a dip
in the cooling South China Sea with past rural rice villages
canopied by swaying coconut palm. End of cycling in BinhDuong,
driving to Quang ngai. Overnight in Quang Ngai. (B,L)
Day 10: QuangNgai to MyLai-
HoiAn / ( cycling +- 45 km)
Depart early along the coast and
past scenic rice village. Lunch near a "secret" Cham sight.
Regroup at ChuLai, a former American military base, and board
our buses for the drive in to the MyLai Memorial. Driving to
Hoi An. Overnight in HoiAn. (B,L)
Day 11: HoiAn ( Cycling +-
In the morning Vietnamese cooking
lessons in town featuring local specialties by one of VietNam's
most talented chefs. PM cycling tour of HoiAn - to CuaDai beach
on the south China sea for a clam bake, then take boat trip
excursion on the river. Overnight in Hoi An. (B,L)
Day 12: HoiAn to Hue
(Cycling +- 80 )
Our group will leave early in the
morning for the top of Hai Van Pass by bus shortly after
breakfast. Then we riding down to Lang Co lagoon, an ascent of
the pass with stunning views of the coast and a thrilling 5-mile
descent from the top of the green rice fields, back road cycling
to Thuan An beach, which we will skirt by on our way to Hue.
Overnight in Hue. (B,L,D)
Day 13: Hue- ( Cycling +-
Morning driving from Hotel to the
ancient Imperial Capital of VietNam set on the romantic Perfume
River - arguably VietNam's most pleasant and picturesque city.
After one hour visit in there, we will cycle along the tranquil
Perfume River and through the high-walled Imperial Citadel, to
the peaceful ThienMu Pagoda, Minh Mang King mausoleum. Boat trip
back to the city. Overnight in Hue. (B,L)
Day 14: Hue- Hanoi (Cycling
Flight to Hanoi, upon arrival
transfer to Hotel. 2 hours cycling in the afternoon on bank of
RED RIVER. Overnight in Hanoi. (B,L,D)
Day 15: (No cycling day).
Breakfast , transfer to Airport for flight home (B )
Or extension tour to
Prices are based per person, double occupancy, with a
separate cost for solo travelers. If you are traveling
in a group but prefer single accommodations, a single
supplement fee applies. Triple accommodations are not
available in many of the destinations we visit.
Best time to go
From October to May
from 6 to 14 people
local cycling tour guide
hotels as 7 nights in 3 star hotel and 7 night in
2 star hotel.
Meals as noted :
B= breakfast, L= lunch , D=dinner.
water, tea, coffee, juice, Hammer energy,
fruit with banana , mango, apple ...
activities as noted in the itinerary
transportation with mini bus ( 100% transportation
stand by ).
where necessary .
Bike as TREK4300
hybrid with maintenance
meals not noted on itinerary; optional tour; Vietnam visa;
insurance other than basic medical ; optional tipping to
leader, guides and local staff; excess baggage charges;
international airport taxes; cost of medical immunizations;
items of a personal nature (alcoholic beverages, laundry,
120 USD with KONA DEW