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VIETNAM  CYCLING HOLIDAY

 

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

Awesome Cycling Holiday itinerary around Vietnam .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...

 

 

 Itinerary

Day 1: Hanoi cycling. ( +- 60 km )

 Meet in Hanoi at your hotel , driving out of city central . 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. Dinner and overnight on train Hanoi-Hue. (B, L,D)

Overnight on train ( soft sleeper, 4 beds/cabin ) ( 12hours on train )

Day 2: HaNoi to Hue -country side cycling ( +-55km )

Morning transfer from train station to Hotel , 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 3: 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 4: 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 5: 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)

http://www.dulichvn.org.vn/QC/PETQN/

Day 6: 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/about_us.htm

Day 7: 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/home_en.php?lb=HOME

Day 8: 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/EN/index.asp

Day 9: NhaTrang

Free time until transfer to airport for flight to Saigon or Hanoi. End of Sevice.

 

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Tour overview

Tour Cost

Group Size

 2 (private tour )

 Group tour( 4 people up)

Price /person

1,175 USD

 1,039 USD

+Single supplement = 220 USD

Note: 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 go

From: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec 

 WHAT'S INCLUDED

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English speaking local cycling tour guide

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Accommodations in hotels in Hanoi, and  local hotel around trip as mention with in 2 star hotel .

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Meals as noted : B= breakfast, L= lunch , D= dinner.

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Cold drink: water, tea, coffee, juice, Hammer energy, fruit  with banana , mango, apple

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Train ticket: soft sleeper , 4beds/cabin sharing

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Airport transfers

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Sightseeing and activities as noted in the itinerary

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Ground transportation with mini bus ( 100% transportation stand by ).

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Additional guides where necessary .

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Sight seeing for visiting per itinerary and permits.

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Basic medical

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Bike hire TREK4500 hybrid  or Surly Cross with maintenance

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

 

    

 KONA SUTRA, TREK 520, SURLY CROSS CHECK

 

Gears checklist

Total Distance

+- 1,100 km

Number of cycling days

8 full days

Average Daily Distance

55km

Off Road

0%

Max. Altitude

430m

Road Surface

This tour follows a mix of asphalt roads, 4-5 hours cycling per day . Do not need you have good 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

 

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 ingredients

Mix of carbohydrates, protein, and fiber promote steady increase in blood sugar levels followed by a gradual decline for sustained energy

4:1 ratio of carbohydrates to protein; excellent for post workout recovery

Moderate

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