Overview

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Duration
8 days / 7 nights
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Distance
160 KM
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Tour Code
VBBHOIHAN8G
Number of Cycling Days
4
Total Cycling Distance
160 kilometers
Average Distance Per Day
50 km
Average Climbing Per Day
5000 m

Instruction

- Embarking on a Vietnam 8 day bike tour through Hoi An, My Son, Hue, and the Hai Van Pass is an adventure of a lifetime. Starting in Hoi An, pedal through the picturesque countryside, passing rice paddies, local villages, and lush landscapes. As you cycle towards My Son, an ancient Hindu temple complex, immerse yourself in the rich history and intricate architecture.

Continuing on to Hue, the former imperial capital, you'll have the opportunity to explore the stunning citadel, royal tombs, and pagodas. The city's blend of cultural and natural wonders makes for a fascinating biking experience.

The highlight of the tour is conquering the Hai Van Pass. Known as one of the most spectacular coastal roads in the world, the pass offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and the sparkling ocean below. The challenging climb to the summit is rewarded with an exhilarating descent and numerous photo opportunities.

These bike tours not only provide a thrilling adventure but also allow you to intimately connect with the beauty and culture of central Vietnam, making them a must-do for any cycling enthusiast.

Halong Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is a breathtaking destination that should not be missed. With its emerald waters and towering limestone islands, the bay offers a truly stunning landscape. After exploring Halong Bay, a visit to Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam, is a must. Hanoi captivates visitors with its bustling streets, rich culture, and historical sites. The Hanoi Old Quarter, with its narrow alleyways and colonial buildings, is a charming area to explore on foot. To top off your adventure, indulge in a luxury cruise on Halong Bay. Sailing on a lavish boat, you can relax, enjoy gourmet meals, and marvel at the beauty of this natural wonder.

Cycling through Vietnam 8 days/7 nights unveils a plethora of unexpected highlights that will leave you in awe. Start the journey by exploring the ancient ruins of My Son, immersing yourself in the rich history and exquisite architecture. Pedal through the charming streets of Hoi An, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and witness its vibrant lantern-lit alleys. In Hue, visit the majestic Citadel and be transported back in time to the imperial era. Don't miss the beautifully crafted King Tombs, showcasing Vietnam's regal heritage. Next, experience Hanoi's boutique life, where boutique shops and trendy cafes line the streets of the capital. Finally, immerse yourself in the spectacular panorama of Halong Bay, cruising amidst towering limestone islands and pristine emerald waters. Cycling Vietnam uncovers unexpected treasures at every turn.

Full itinerary

💢 Day 1: Hoi An On Arrival (D/No Cycling)

Welcome to the land of the heritage sites at Danang Airport for Hoi An transfer. Our guide and driver will brief you during the 35 km long transfer and check-in at the center HoiAn's Resort and let you free to enjoy the impressive Ancient Town. 

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No cycling
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4 star resort

💢 Day 2: Hoi An - My Son (B, L/Cycling 37km)

We set you a cycle from the resort, just a shortcut to pedal out of the boutique city ! You will cover roughly 37 km of quiet paths and country roads, getting an up-close look at daily life in the Hoi An countryside, then visit the My Son ruins, a UNESCO World Heritage Site whose temples and towers are surrounded by thick jungle. You return to the resort for another night in HoiAn!



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37 km
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4 star resort
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💢 Day 3: Hoi An Walking, Cycling, Cooking & Boating (B, L/Cycling 25 km+)

✨ In the morning: You will enjoy an Ancient Hoian walking tour around this enchanting port town. Follow the narrow lanes lined with centuries-old houses influenced by Chinese, Japanese, French and European architecture and visit its numerous places of interest: the 400-year old Japanese Covered Bridge, the Phuc Kien Assembly Halls, the local fish market … Around the town we can see numerous art galleries and tailor shops, get some made-to-order clothes if you like.

✨ In the afternoon: Cycle to Tra Que village, Join the farmers in farming, sowing, watering, picking vegetables and many other gardening activities. Next up, Hoi An boat tour. Follow your guide to the banks of the Thu Bon River to take to the waterways and discover even more of the area. Cruise the river, watch as the sun sets over the river, with bobbing local fishing boats adding to the atmosphere.

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25 km
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4 star resort
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B, L
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💢 Day 4: Hoi An Cycle to Hue (B, L/Cycling 65 km+)

✨ Leaving Hoi An after breakfast, we travel by bus up the coast to Danang followed by a twisting drive up to the lofty heights of the Hai Van (Sea Cloud) Pass. This stunningly scenic region once marked the boundary between Vietnam and the Champa Kingdom to the south and, as we reach the summit of the pass, the panoramas before us are simply spectacular. Descending by bus we head next for Lang Co where today's ride starts.

✨ We cycle along scenic back roads as we wind our way alongside the Cau Hai Lagoon to end the ride finally at Phu Bai. Meeting our bus in Thuan An, we’ll then drive for about an hour to Huế on the shores of the Perfume River. Overnight in Hue City!

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65 km+
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4 star hotel
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B, L
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💢 Day 5: Hue Cycling & Overnight Train to Hanoi (B, L/Cycling 25 km)

✨ Once the capital of Vietnam and an inspiration for poets and artists alike for centuries, Hue is still a thriving and important city. First thing this morning we drive to the impressive Old Citadel that still dominates the left bank of the river. After visiting the citadel we commence our final cycle ride. Our route follows the Perfume River and leads us to the 19th century Nguyen Tomb of Ming Mang. After visiting the mausoleum we return to our hotel to freshen up before the mid- to late-afternoon departure of the overnight train to Hanoi.

✨ We plan to stay in 'soft-sleeper' four berth cabins, bunk bed style and bedding is provided. Both Western and Asian style toilets are at the end of each carriage as well as a basin. The Leader will allocate beds keeping people together as far as possible but it may be necessary to share with other travellers. Overnight on Train!

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25 km
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Soft-berth on Train
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B, L
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💢 Day 6: Hanoi - Halong Bay (B, L, D/No Cycling)

You will arrive to Hanoi around 5h30 am and transfer with guide to the Hotel in the Old Quarter Hanoi for breakfast and a short break before below acts: 

✨ 8:00 – 8:30 am: you’ll be picked up from your hotel in old quarter HaNoi to get to the TuanChau Marina via the new Hanoi – Hai Phong Expressway. 

✨ 11:30 – 12:00 pm: Arriving at Halong Bay, you’ll be welcomed to embark on the cruise. It’s time to learn about the cruise briefing and safety instructions while sipping a welcome drink. After check-in, you can take a short rest after an excursion. 

✨ 0:45 – 1:30 pm: While cruising through the karst rock formations into the world of natural heritage, you will have lunch at the luxury restaurant on the cruise. Fill your stomach with a great diversity of deluxe Vietnamese set menu and fresh seafood dishes. You can admire a lot of Dog Stone, Dinh Huong Island, Ga Choi Island, also known as Hon Trong Mai of Ha Long Bay. Island Images show up with two huge chickens: a drum, a roof with their heads together, feet pounding the protruding pose unique and impressive. Between heaven's immense sea, Ga Choi island shows up beautifully, natural challenges, the weather which for hundreds of years, sometimes chicken stands proudly between sky and sea. Each dawn, the sun sometimes dyed red chicken to create a shimmering beauty scene, vaguely. Photos of the island, Ga Choi gorgeous attracted a lot of tourists come and also the symbol of the House tourism Cage 

✨ 3:00 – 5:30 pm: Visit to Luon Grotto. This is also one of the most beautiful tunnels in Halong Bay. You will explore it by kayaking or just sit on a small bamboo boat, one fisherman will take it. Inclusions: Transport, guide, HaLong Bay Junk, shared accommodation, cave entrance fee, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, water. Overnight on Ha Long Cruise!

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No Cycling
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5 star cruise
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B, L, D

💢 Day 7: Halong Bay - Hanoi (B, Br/No Cycling)

✨ 6:30 - 7:00 am: Enjoy coffee, tea, and breakfast served in the dining room. You can wake up earlier to catch the sunset moment from the cruise which gives more stunning views than on land. Taichi class may take place. 

✨ After breakfast 7:45 – 9:00 am: The next destination of Halong Bay classic route is Sung Sot Cave (Surprise Cave), one of the most magnificent and largest caves in Halong. To reach the mouth of Surprise Cave, you have to climb more than 50 steps and feast your eyes on the mysterious natural vegetation of Ha Long Bay. Discovered in 1901 by the French, its original name is “Grotte Des Surprises” due to the amazing variability in the cave. Sung Sot Cave occupies an area of approximately 10,000m2, divided into two large chambers. Each has its own typical scientific value which features million-year-old stone stalactites and columns formed throughout millions of years. 

✨ 9:30 am: After that, you will have time to pack your luggage or chill out on the sundeck while the boat is heading for the pier. 

✨ 10:15 -11:00 am: It’s time to have lunch on cruise. 

✨ 11:45 – 12:00 The cruise itinerary ends at Tuan Chau Port, where you sit back and relax in the waiting room for return transportation. 

✨ 12:00 – 4:00 pm: Time for transfer from Halong to Hanoi. You will be dropped off at your hotel in the old quarter Hanoi. Have dinner with the server's team and explore this last night in Vietnam!

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No Cycling
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4 star hotel
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B, Br (brunch)

💢 Day 8: Hanoi Departure (B/No Cycling)

✨ Base on your booked flight, our guide and driver will ready to escort you to the Nội Bài International Airport individually at anytime today. - VietnamByBike Operator!

 

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Tour Details

Facts

Total Cycling Distance160 km
Avg Distance/Day50 km
Avg Climbing/Day5000 m
location_onDestinationsHoi An
flagTour MeetsHoi An
flagTour EndsHanoi
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flight_takeoffFly Out OfHAN Airport
groupGroup Size2-10 Riders
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What's Included/Excluded

  • check Fully support pickup van/minivan: transfer the riders, carry the bikes & suitecases
  • check English speaking/cycling guide(s)
  • check Meals: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, Br=Brunch, D=Dinner
  • check Accommodation as mentioned on each day or similar standard
  • check New Mt.Bicycle with helmet
  • check Boat trip /Ferry
  • close Any visa
  • close Flight Ticket
  • close Personal expenses
  • close Travel Insurance
  • close Tips/gratuities

Booking Info



🌾 FREE BOOKING

 If this is your favourite tour here's what you need to do to confirm your place with all departures are appear, you just select your best date you'd like to travel by clicking on "BOOK" link. Once we receipt your inquiry, one of our member will send you the full proposal with the traveler's information in details, if you request for your solo traveler, we will let you know the tour is "available" to "Guaranteed to Departure" or "Standby" to wait for more traveler joining to go ahead with the minimum 2 people are reached. If the trip will be reconfirmed guaranteed to departure, you are free to book your flight, Visa (as this advice for Vietnam Visa if you need) and make all other travel arrangements. If you are unsure any thing about the tour status, please email us at Ops@vietnambybike.com or call (+84)888541515. You also provide us the extra information such as passport numbers, height, weight. If your child is under 16 years old, please note their birthdate in the message at the end of the booking form. All of the problems will be assisted via above hotline and general email.


🌾 DEPOSIT

For less than 5 day tour to secure the service, we require deposit 100 USD/person & for Longer 5 days Tours to guarantee your place we require a 500 USD deposit, whichever is the greater. We also require that you take out travel insurance when you book your holiday. Besides covering you during your holiday it will also enable you to claim for any money that you have paid to us, including your deposit, should you have to cancel your trip.


🌾 BALANCE

Deposit must be paid 15 days before the departure date with fees for any bicycle rental(s), single supplement(s) and extra hotel nights. Our confirmation will include personal details you provided us (including your flight information), visa application advice, a packing suggestion list and a detailed tour itinerary. It will also include a checklist to ensure you get everything ready for your holiday. 


🌾 CANCELLATION POLICY

On the rare occasions when we, VietnamByBike, must cancel a trip, all payments received to date will be 100% refunded, which constitutes full settlement. There will be absolutely no deductions. If you, the client, must cancel your reservation, your cancellation fee will be determined according to when you cancel. For full details, please read our cancellation policy.


🌾 LOYALTY RIDERS CLUB

For those who have been on several long tours with us we reward customer loyalty by offering repeat customers a special discount off the tour price (excludes single supplement and bike rental). If this is your fourth scheduled tour or more you will receive a 5% discount. If this is your eighth scheduled tour or more we will extend a 10% discount. The discount will be reflected in your online booking, but please contact us if any questions. Loyalty discounts can not be used in conjunction with any other offer. Note: Only tours of 5 days or more will be applicable for loyalty discount.


🌾 INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS

International flights, to and from the start and finish points are not included in the tour price. Once your tour is Guaranteed to Depart you can book your flight. Please contact us for advice before arranging flights for the best arrival and departure times. We would only cancel a trip for an extreme circumstance, but in that case, where we cancel your trip, we cannot be liable for losses incurred relating to any flight booking you have made. Please claim any losses from your travel insurance that you acquired when you booked your holiday.



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