8 Days Hue to Sai Gon by Bike

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOUR DETAILS

   8 Day Duration

   350+km

   Group 1 – 10 paxes

   From 1211 USD/pax **

** Price for group of 6-9 people 

On this eight-day tour, you’ll witness a variety of landscapes ranging from the middle of the jungle to the beautiful rolling countryside.

 

 

ITINERARY

DAY 1 HUE 25+KM (B, L, D)

We’ll spend the majority of the first-day sightseeing in Hue. The Imperial Hue was the seat of the thirteen Nguyen Emperors from 1802 to 1945. It is one of Vietnam’s cultural, religious and educational centers and was recently designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We’ll cycle around this beautiful ancient city and visit some of its famous sites.

DAY 2 HUE – HOI AN 80+KM (B, L, D)

On the second day, we’ll drive by bus 18km out of Hue to the coast. There, we’ll begin riding off the beaten track for 40km along a picturesque, narrow peninsular road from Thuan An Beach to Vinh Loc. We’ll hop on a local ferry to cross an estuary of the Perfume River before re-mounting our bikes on Highway 1. Here, we will cycle the first of the day’s three hill climbs. In the evening, we’ll check into the hotel in Hoi An, enjoy dinner, and settle down for the night.

DAY 3 HOI AN 25+KM (B, L)

After a leisurely breakfast in this old trading port, we’ll take the bikes for a ride around the city and into the villages of the surrounding countryside. We’ll briefly cycle to the quaint village of Thuan Tinh, set among rice fields and coconut groves. We’ll also stop to check out a strawberry garden and meet local villagers. The rest of the afternoon is yours to relax at the beach.

DAY 4 HOI AN – QUANG NGAI – QUY NHON 50+KM (B, L)

We’ll depart from Hoi An early in the morning and transfer to Quang Ngai. There, we’ll unload the bikes for a leisurely ride to Qui Nhon, the capital city of Binh Dinh Province. During the Vietnam War, Qui Nhon was a US-held port, supply center, and refuge for thousands fleeing massive bombing in the countryside. We’ll stay overnight in this city.

DAY 5 QUY NHON – NHA TRANG 70+KM (B, L)

The fifth day’s ride is along on a single little road that follows the Reunification Express Railway. Again, we’ll transfer out of town to avoid the main highway. Start riding along a remote, but well-maintained road running alongside the tracks. Along the way, we’ll stop at Dai Lanh beach for refreshments and a dip in the sea before continuing on to Nha Trang for our overnight stay.

DAY 6 NHA TRANG 20+KM (B, L)

Following breakfast, we’ll drive to Nha Trang Pier for an authentic seacoast experience. We’ll take a morning boat trip; first, to the wondrous aquarium and then to Hon Mun Island. You will also have the option to visit Dam Market. We’ll stay overnight in Nha Trang.

DAY 7 NHA TRANG – DA LAT 90+KM (B, L)

We’ll depart early and drive a short leg south to Cam Ranh (two hours). From here, we’ll cycle on a remote mountain road into the central highlands toward Da Lat. Hundreds of original European-style villas and chalets stand as a reminder of the town’s colonial past. We’ll stay overnight in Da Lat.

DAY 8 DA LAT – HO CHI MINH CITY (B, L)

After breakfast, we say goodbye to Da Lat and transfer to Ho Chi Minh City (7 hours). Residents still call this city Saigon. It is the heart of Vietnam; it is commercial, spiritually, and culturally the soul of the country.

 

 

WHAT YOUR TOUR INCLUDES

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Biking guides are first aid qualified and can maintain bikes. Their role is to deliver a safe and enjoyable tour to the clients, they manage the group, co ordinate the driver and support vehicle, buy snacks and fruit along the way, look out for clients needs. They are cultural guides as well as pure biking.

Next to our guides, the most important essential we provide is equipment. Mountainbikes are definitely the most useful type of bicycle on all terrains we cycle. As we always aim to cycle the less explored roads, it means we also often have to conquer the challenges of potholes and unpaved roads. The mountainbikes we provide are international standard bikes and maintained by our guide team themselves.

 Private air-conditioned for a group from pick up and all support until drop off at the end (one 16 seater regarding group size of 1-5. One 25 seaters from 6-9, one 35 seater regarding group size 9-10 and one 45 seaters for group size of 11 – 16). We may use truck(s) along with van to carry bikes & bikers in some road condition.

Meals in local restaurants as mentioned in the itinerary. (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)(depending on condition of local area, we have picnic for lunch sometimes).  Vegetarians and vegans are well-catered for and should you have any other dietary restrictions, please just inform us before hand and we will strive to meet them.

Water, snacks, fresh fruits, cool towel for cycling days.

Planning your journey is one of the joys of travel, so enjoy contemplating what you want out of your holiday.