Grand Vietnam Cycling

Duration 13 days
Price From $0
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This ride winds through dramatic landscapes of north Vietnam, crossing the scenic passes of Sapa, Ha Giang then head south through some sundrench coastlines, thriving cities of Da Nang and Saigon before ending up in Mekong Delta where floating market awaits for your exciting discovery.
BRIEF ITINERARY view detailed itinerary
 
DAY 01 HANOI ARRIVAL (D)
DAY 02 HANOI - MAI CHAU - HANG KIA (B,L,D)
DAY 03 HANG KIA - HIN VILLAGE (B,L,D)
DAY 04 HIN VILLAGE - MAI CHAU (B,L,D)
DAY 05 MAI CHAU - HANOI (B,L,D)
DAY 06 HANOI - HOI AN (B,L,D)
DAY 07 HOI AN - MY SON (B,L,D)
DAY 08 HOI AN - HO CHI MINH (B,L,D)
DAY 09 HO CHI MINH - VINH LONG (B,L,D)
DAY 10 VINH LONG - LONG XUYEN - CHAU DOC (B,L,D)
DAY 11 CHAU DOC - TRI TON - CAN THO (B,L,D)
DAY 12 CAN THO - HO CHI MINH (B,L,D)
DAY 13 HO CHI MINH DEPARTURE (B,L)


Day 01 : Hanoi arrival 

Our guide will welcome you at Noi Bai airport for your hotel transfer.
Enjoy an orientation guided tour to explore Hanoi Old Quarter and its lively streets. Your first day in Vietnam will be hightlighted by a water puppet show and fine dining dinner.
Accommodation: hotel in Hanoi
Meal: dinner

Day 02 : Hanoi – Mai Chau – Hang village 

We leave Hanoi early this morning for a mountain escape to Mai Chau valley. After the scenic journey, we will rest for lunch and prepare our bikes.
Kick of your biking day with a ride to Hin village, the traditional habitat of Thai tribe until we encounter the dirt road leading to Hang village.
Settle your stay with a local family.
Accommodation: Mai Chau lodge/ bungalow
Meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 03 : Hang village – Hin village

The biking road today is full of ascending with means you will have better chance to behold stunning landscapes of the area and encounter the less visited part of Pu Luong natural reserved area.
After lunch, we follow the trail along Ma river then turns to Hin village.
Spend another night with local people.
Accommodation: homestay
Meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 04: Hin village – Mai Chau 

Today, we get ride back to Mai Chau valley by a different road passing Canh Nang town and different local plantations.
The remainder of the day is for your own discovery of Mai Chau.
Overnight in Mai Chau lodge.
Accommodation: Mai Chau lodge/ bungalow
Meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 05 : Mai Chau – Da river – Hanoi 

Cycle from Mai Chau to Hoa Binh lake to catch the boat to Hoa Binh city. This boat trip enables you to enjoy the serinity of Da river and its attractions.
Car transfer back to Hanoi city.
 Accommodation:hotel in Hanoi
Meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 06: Hanoi – Hoi An 

Taking a flight from Hanoi to Hoi An in the morning. Your sightseeing this day covers the most interesting parts of Hoi An town including Merchant houses, ancient architectures, Japanese bridge.
 Accommodation: hotel in Hoi An
Meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 07: Hoi An – My Son biking 

The splendid tower of My Son is well known as the vivid exhibition of Cham culture. It is located 40km from Hoi An town and just ideal for a morning biking trip.
We offer the biking trip to the countryside of Hoi An in the afternoon.
 Accommodation: hotel in Hoi An
Meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 08: Hoi An – Ho Chi Minh city 

Embarking a flight from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh city in the morning.
Commence your experience in Sai Gon with visits to Central Post, Notre Dame cathedral, Reunification Palace, War Ramnant museum and Cho Lon market.
Accommodation: hotel in HO Chi Minh
Meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner 

Day 09: Ho Chi Minh - My Tho - Vinh Long 

We travel two hours from Saigon to My Tho where we board our boat. Late morning finds us drifting down bustling arteries of the Mekong from where we veer off to travel down the tranquil canals. Our sightseeing on the island includes a visit to a traditional Mekong Delta home and its kitchen, where we sample seasonal fruit along with tea and honey and even local wine. We then walk to the village's boat landing where we board small sampans and paddle along narrow arroyos (waterways). We will break for lunch at a local restaurant. 
Following lunch, we enjoy a leisurely, two-hour afternoon bicycle ride along a narrow dirt road during which we traverse bridges and pass through local farms. Arriving in Cai Be, we board a boat to the floating market and then cruise over 1.5km-wide Mekong river to Binh Hoa Phuoc. You can expect spectacular sunsets along the Mekong. We have dinner at and spend the night in an eco-guesthouse on Binh Hoa Phuoc island.
Accommodation: hotel in Vinh Long
Meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner 

Day 10: Vinh Long – Long Xuyen – Chau Doc

Following breakfast, under the cool shelter of the green canopy, we bike half an hour to the ferry crossing for Vinh Long. We then have an extended ride to An Hoa and onto Chau Doc. This is a long day on two wheels, going through immense rice fields and countryside villages. After lunch, we transfer to Chau Doc, then on our bike again for Sam mountain, we hike up 2.5km to summit of Sam mountain, enjoy sun set over the panorama rice fields between Viet Nam and Cambodia. Dinner in local restaurant and overnight in hotel.
Accommodation:hotel in Chau Doc
Meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 11: Chau Doc – Tri Ton – Can Tho 

Up early for a boat through the amazing riverside market with all its bustling activity and smorgasbord of sounds, colors and smells. Then we cruise through the fish-farm village producing tons and tons of fish beneath hundreds of floating homes. Discover the ethnic Cham village with its famous Mubarak Mosque and observe local women at their traditional weaving. We cycle to Cambodia border with a stop over Tra Su natrual reserve, see Khmer pagoda enroute. Dinner in local restaurant and overnight in hotel.
Accommodation:hotel in Can Tho
Meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner 

Day 12: Can Tho – Cai Rang Floating Market – Ho Chi Minh 

Early morning boat trip to Cai Rang floating market & cruise in natural waterways before turning up a quiet canal and mounting our bikes for a ride 2 hrs in single trails along small canals and in countryside road, enjoying the beautiful Delta scenery and meeting the locals (many on bicycle too). 
Return to Ho Chi Minh city . Rest at your own leisure.
Accommodation: hotel in Ho Chi Minh
Meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 13: Ho Chi Minh departure 

Free at your leisure until our driver picks you up for your departure flight
Meal : breakfast
Our service includes
  • Private transfer A/C transfer
  • English speaking, biking guides
  • Meals mentioned in the program
  • Homestay/ hotels in the program
  • Bikes and gears
  • Entrance fees
  • Trekking gears
Our service excludes
  • Meals not mentioned
  • Drinks and personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities
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