Classical Cycling Holiday

VIETNAM CLASSIC CYCLING

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

Cycling down the stunning coastline of southern Vietnam past turquoise bays, white beaches and palm tree-lined rice fields.

Explore the majestic Royal Tombs of Hue and ascend the Hai Van Cloud Pass for vast views of tropical mountains falling into the sea.

Drift back in time while walking the cobblestone streets of Hoi An, a 2,200 year old trading port and relax and swim at the beach resort of Nha Trang…

Testimonials of this trip

Hi Joe

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.
Take care
Fayez

Dec,2008

Day 1: HaNoi arrival

Pick up from airport and transfer to hotel.http://www.risingdragonhotel.com/rising-dragon-palace/

Day 2: Hanoi cycling. ( +- 60 km )

You will ride along a bank of Red river, through farms, fruit plantations on the old riverside in the north of Hanoi, visit temples and practice Buddhist way of life . Continue cycling  visit  rices-noodle making in local family, silk farm… Boat trip crossing rive, continue cycling to Son Tay,  picnic lunch box . Pm visit Duong Lam village by bicycle, driving back to Hanoi by mini bus. Overnight in Hanoi. (B, L)

http://www.risingdragonhotel.com/rising-dragon-palace/

Day 3: HaNoi to Hue –country side cycling ( +-55km )

Morning transfer to airport take flight to Hue , Cycling through Hue’s  King Royal  Palace,  a succession of Nguyen Dynasty  .  Afternoon cycling  to country side until 5PM transfer back to city.  Dinner in garden house.Overnight in Hue (B, L, D)http://www.parkviewhotelhue.com/

Day 4: Hue to Hoi An (+- 70km asphalt road ) . 

Cycling in back road of country side from Hue to VinhHai beach ( +-70 km flat asphalt road ) .Optional  climb:  Hai van pass: 19 km ( 9km up, 10 km down, altitude +- 400m ).Our route passes by rural villages and picturesque 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 around DaNang. End of cycling in DaNang city, drive 32 km to HoiAn.Overnight in Hoian (B,L, D)http://www.hoianindochine.com/

Day 5: HoiAn (+- 20km )

Cycling tour of HoiAn – country side villages in the morning for Vietnamese cooking lessons in town featuring local specialties by one of VietNam’s most talented chefs . Local sea food in beach of HoiAn.Overnight in Hoian. (B,L,D)http://www.hoianindochine.com/

Day 6: HoiAn to  MyKhe- Quang Ngai , cycling +-60 km, asphalt road

Depart early along the coast and past scenic rice village. Start coastal riding followed by coaster, lunch at some where on the way – which is also a nice place for a dip in the cooling South China Sea. Driving to Quang Ngai

Overnight in Quang Ngai city. (B,L, D)

Day 7: Quang Ngai to Quy Nhon, cycling +- 90 km¸ asphalt road

Cycling in the back road of  past rural rice villages canopied by swaying coconut palm. Arrive at the Quy Nhon town which faces a beautiful beach front.

Overnight in QuyNhon. (B,L, D)http://www.saigonquynhonhotel.com.vn

Day 8: QuyNhon to TuyHoa, cycling +- 80, asphalt road

Back road cycling in side high way one .Our ride from QuyNhon to  Tuy Hoa  covers some of VietNam’s scenic coastline, featuring deserted blue lagoons and stone promontories.

Overnight in TuyHoa. (B,L, D)http://longbeachphuyen.com

Day 9: Tuy Hoa- NhaTrang  ( 40km )

Cycling in overlooking the water below, end of cycling around 1:00pm in  Nha Trang

Overnight in NhaTrang. (B ,L)http://www.thesummerhotel.com

Day 10: NhaTrang – country side cycling ( +- 25 km ).

Driving to Dien Khanh , Cycling in country side visit village, rice field , fruit garden. Riding back to the city visit Thap Ba ( Pogana Temple ). Pm relaxing on beach.

Overnight in Nhatrang. (B)

http://www.thesummerhotel.com

Day 11: NhaTrang – Saigon ( HoChiMinh city ) no cycling day

 Transfer to airport for flight to Saigon , free time for shoping in Sai Gon .Overnight in SaiGon.(B)http://www.dainamhotel.com.vn/ 

Day 12: Depart SaiGon

Morning transfer to TanSonNhat Airport  for flight home.

Email us for details of itinerary: info@bikingvietnam.combikingvietnam@mail.com

Tour overview

Tour Cost

Group Size  2 (private tour )  Group tour( 5-14 people)
Price /person 1,875 USD  1.599 USD

+Single supplement = 220 USDNote: 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 goFrom October to May Group tour :  maximum 14 people   

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • English speaking local cycling tour guide
  • Accommodations in hotels in Hanoi, and  local hotel around trip as mention with  2 nights in 2 star hotel and 6 night in 3 star hotel, 2 night in 4 star hotel.
  • Meals as noted : B= breakfast, L= lunch , D= dinner.
  • Cold drink: water, tea, coffee, juice, Hammer energy, fruit  with banana , mango, apple …
  • Flight ticket : Hanoi-Hue, Nhatrang- SaiGon
  • Airport transfers
  • Sightseeing and activities as noted in the itinerary
  • Ground transportation with mini bus ( 100% transportation stand by ).
  • Additional guides where necessary .
  • Sight seeing for visiting per itinerary and permits.
  • Basic medical

WHAT NOT

International airfare; 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, etc.).

  • Bike Hire: 120 USD with KONA SUTRA, TREK 520, SURLY CROSS CHECK
  •  Gears checklist
  • Total Distance: +- 1,100 km
  • Number of cycling days: 9 full days
  • Average Daily Distance65km 
  • Off Road: 0%
  • Max. Altitude: 430m
  • Road Surface: This tour follows a mix of asphalt roads,  long cycling day . You should be confident of your physical condition .
  • Support: One or two 16-seat air-conditioned transit vans converted to take bikes and bikers.
  • Group Size: Minimum 4. Maximum 14.
  • Staff: Groups of 6 or more a  Vietnamese cycling guide and drivers as assistants. Groups of 4-5, an experienced English speaking Vietnamese cycling leader plus guide and support team.
  • Accommodation: Nights in comfortable tourist class hotels. All accommodation are 2 ,3 and 4 star hotel.
  • Food suggetion 
  • Biking Grade
  • Moderate: 
  • Scenery:  
NUTRITION: We recommend you should bring nutrition  as  details: 
* Hammer Gel energy gels are 100% pure complex carbohydrates  
* Clif Bar energy bars are a great-tasting, convenient source of energy for any activity. Made with 70% organic ingredientsMix of carbohydrates, protein, and fiber promote steady increase in blood sugar levels followed by a gradual decline for sustained energy4:1 ratio of carbohydrates to protein; excellent for post workout recovery  

Note:

  • We working and keep reservation from clients in internet by email
  •  We may not always have cruise , tours, holidays, travel available at certain time. Please contact us as early as you can.
  • All bookings must be paid deposit 50 USD/person for a cruise, 100 USD for tour before start your trip.
  • Deposit we be pay by paypal.

Booking or customize this tour , please email: marcopolotravel@gmail.com

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