Hanoi - HoaBinh - KimBoi
- NinhBinh - Hue - Hoian - Mekong Delta - Cuchi -
This classic cycle
exploration of Vietnam, starts in Hanoi Capital and ends in the Hochiminh city in the
south of Vietnam . Along the way we pause
to visit the main sites in Halong Bay ,
HoaBinh, Hoi An, Hue, and
finally Hochiminh city. What makes this
tour special is our route hardly touches the frenetic
Highway One, as we ride along quiet or little
used roads to discover the real Vietnam.
Taking time out of the saddle we have excursions
by boat in Halong, Hue and on Mekong
river as well as interesting rides to Cu
Chi Tunnels. After cycling through the incredible
limestone karst scenery of HoaBinh and
Halong bay. We spend a night aboard the
Reunification Express Train to Hue then passing
the HaiVan pass to Hoian Old commercial town from
17century. On reaching Hochiminh city,
we have time to ride to Mekong delta and overnight
in Vietnamese homes and try to be the vietnamese
01 : Arrival inHanoi. (
Meeting with our representative and transfer to your
hotel in city centre.
Rest of day is at leisure. Dinnet at the restaurant.
Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 02 : Hanoi city tour 30km (
AM : breakfast at hotel. Hanoi city tour by bike: the
main boulevards of Hanoi, Temple of Literature, DongXuan
market, the Old Quarter and HoanKiem Lake. Visit to
HoChiMinh Mausoleum and the One pillar pagoda. Continue
biking around West lake to the Ethnology museum. Dinnet
at the restaurant. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.
Day 03 : Hanoi & Pagoda a round - KimBoi -
HoaBinh 60km (
Full day visit by bicycle to the ancient Thay and TayPhuong
pagoda (built in 8th century) in the northern countryside.
Cycling about 30km of the route. Continue to XuanMai
town. Biking on Hochiminh road to KimBoi. Transfer to
V Resort in HoaBinh for relax. V-Resort – Natural Farmland
and Hot Spring is located in an unspoiled valley in
Kim Boi, Hoa Binh.
04 KimBoi – Hanoi Capial 40 km [B,L]
Am : Relax at resort. Free time to discover Fruit and
Vegetable Farmland spreading over thousands of hectares
in the heart of Hoa Binh breathtaking Green Mountains
and Hot Spring
Pm : After lunch. Biking down hill to ChiNe town and
transfer by bus to Hanoi. Arrive Hanoi. Diner is your
choice. Overnihght at hotel.
Day 05 : Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi
( B, L, D )
: 8.00 Pick up from your hotel in Hanoi. Depart to Halong
Bay. 11h30 arrive Halong. Lunch . Boat trip (about 4hours),
visit THIEN CUNG & DAU GO caves. Enjoy the extraordinary
landscapes of Halong Bay with nearly 3000 small islands
and fantastic types of limestone. 15h00 back to Hanoi.
19h30 Arrive Hanoi. Diner at the restaurant and overnight
Day 06: Hanoi - Hue 30km (
B,L, D )
Night train to Hue
Am : free time to do cycling in the Hanoi city without
tour guide. Free time for lunch.
Pm : Transfer you and bikes to Hanoi
railway station for departure to Hue. Overnight
Day 07 : Visit Hue by Bike (
Arrival in Hue in the morning. Meeting and transfer
to your hotel in city centre. Bike to Thien Mu
Pagoda along the Perfume river. Hue sightseeing by bike
includes the Imperial Citadel, Bike ride to visit the
Mausoleums of TuDuc and KhaiDinh. (cycling 30km). Free
market and TruongTien bridge .Overnight in Hue.
Day 08: Hue - Hoian (
Am : breakfast at the hotel. Morning bicycle ride to
HoiAn ancient town (130 km) via HaiVan pass( 500m high).
This ride has some sharp and short hills. Cycling about
80km of the route on the way to Lang co beach. Overnight
in Hoi An.
Day 09 : Visit Hoian Town and Beach
by bikes 20km
( B,L,D )
Walking tour of the old streets of HoiAn where the mix
of Japanese and Chinese architecture reflects its past
history as an important trading port. Afternoon cycling
to CuaDai beach (5km). Overnight in HoiAn.
Day 10 : Hoian - Danang -Hochiminh (
B,L,D ) Flight
Breakfast at the hotel.Am : Transfer to airport for
flight to HoChiMinh city. Arrival in HoChiMinh city
and check-in at hotel. City tour by bus to main boulevards
of Old Saigon, Notre Dame Cathedral, the splendid Post
Office, the bustling BenThanh market, ChoLon China town
and ThienHau pagoda.. Diner on boat cruise. Overnight
Day 11 : Hochiminh city - VinhLong
40 km ( B,L,D )
Am : Breakfast at the hotel.
Transfer to VinhLong,
Crossing the ferry. Ride from Tra On to An Binh
islands along the tree lined roads. Visit fruist garden
and old house. Diner with the family. Overnight at home
stay in AnBinh island.
12 : VinhLong - Tra Vinh – Hochiminh city 60 km [B,L,D] Am : After the breakfast. Rideback
to Tieu Can to visit old Khmer temple and lotus pond.
Then return to Hochiminh city by minibus. Free time
to relax in Hochiminh city. Overnight at hotel.
Day 13 :Saigon ride to Cuchi (
Breakfast at hotel. 8h00 starting to visit by bike to
the famous CuChi tunnels about 70km from Saigon. We
cycle about 30km of the route. Return to Saigon by minibus.
Overnight in HoChiMinh city.
Day 14 : Saigon Departure. (
at hotel. Free at leasure till transfer to the airport
Number of cycling days
Eight full days and two half-day
This tour follows a mixture of
well-surfaced roads and the option to go off road
onto single track
One or two air-conditioned minibuses
specially rigged to take bikes and bikers.
Minimum 2 . Maximum 12.
Cycling leader for group over
6 persons, English speaking Vietnamese cycling guide,
driver/mechanic and assistants. For groups of ten
or more an extra local bike guide also joins.
All meals are included except
for the breakfast on Day 1 and dinner on Day 5.
- Transfort and escorted by private minibus
- Sport bikes with 21or 18 speeds for the journey.
- Train ticket : Hanoi -Hue ( Soft sleeper -AC cabin of 4 persons )
- Domestic flight with airport taxe : Danang - Saigon
- Full meals as specified in the tour program ( B = breakfast, L = Lunch, D =dinner )
- Accommodation at double or twin room as request.
- Breakfast at hotel.
- English speaking guide specialized in Biking
- Full entrance fees .
International airfare to/from Vietnam
Expenditure of a personal nature, tips, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, emergency transfers & etc.
Visa to Vietnam
THINGS TO BRING:
- Personal expenses.
- Camera and films.
- Emergency Evacuation.
- Other services not mentioned above.
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