This trip is Guided allowing you to explore the area with the benefit of a knowledgeable ride leader and support.
This trip is ideal for Seasoned Cyclists.
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Exploration of the Ho Chi Minh trails is one of our favourite trips in the world. Cycle across beautiful, wild scenery and cycle up the Hai Van Pass, described by Jeremy Clarkson as a 'Deserted Ribbon of Perfection'. From the Vietnamese countryside to the banks of the Perfume River, this trip offers the best of central Vietnam.
DAY 1Cycle to Phong Nha

Today we will meet you in Dong Hoi to begin your riding. We suggest an overnight stay the previous evening in Hanoi with an early flight from Hanoi to Dong Hoi today. There is a 1 hour trans...Show More

DAY 2Cycling to Khe Sanh

After an early morning exploration of Paradise Cave we’ll transfer for about 1 hour and then continue riding on the Ho Chi Minh Trail, across the DMZ (also known as the 17th Parallel)...Show More

DAY 3Cycling to A Luoi

We’ll start the morning with a visit to the Khe Sanh combat base where relics of the war are exhibited and see the airstrip, where to this day nothing will grow. We ride through spectacular sce...Show More

DAY 4Cycling to Hue

Today we cut across the country to Hue, Vietnam’s Imperial City, recently designated an UNESCO World Heritage Site. We ride through the middle of Vietnam for 60 km on back roads, enjoying spect...Show More

DAY 5Enjoy Hue

Following breakfast, enjoy a relatively easy cycle on the back roads of Hue through lush countryside on a mix of footpaths and quiet country lanes. Hue was the seat of the thirteen Nguyen Emperor...Show More

DAY 6Cycling to Hoi An

Today is an epic ride with two short hills to conquer before the climb of the day, an 11km uphill to the Hai Van Pass (the road Jeremy Clarkson called 'A Deserted Ribbon of Perfection' with amazi...Show More

DAY 7Hoi An Loop

Today is an easy ride after yesterday's exploits. We visit My Son, the ancient centre of the Cham civilisation. We transfer out of town to avoid the highway before cycling along scenic country ba...Show More

DAY 8Departure

You leave us today so enjoy breakfast at your leisure until we transfer you back to Danang airport for a flight to Hanoi or elsewhere.


Explore the Ho Chi Minh trails and get off the beaten track. From the historic Hoi An to the majesty of Hue, spend some time in one of the most enchanting areas in Vietnam.


Central Vietnam has hot and dry weather from mid-January to late August and is the perfect time to visit. October and November tend to be wetter, especially on higher ground in places such as Dalat.


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You will stay in good quality hotels in the cities and more basic hotels off the beaten track.  
You will be met and collected at Dong Hoi airport to begin your ride and transferred to Danang airport for your return flights. We can help you book your internal flights.   
Your trip will include all meals except dinner on 2 nights. We have plenty of recommendations for you to find the best restaurants in each area and to experience local life. Fresh, local cuisine will be served for breakfast and lunch and bottled mineral water as well as local fruits and refreshments are provided on all cycling days. Please let our cycling experience team know if you have any dietary requirements that we need to be aware of.  
The holiday is guided by English speaking, knowledgeable, friendly guides. Your ride will be followed by a support van equipped with plenty of refreshments as well as a comprehensive first-aid kit.   
You will have a well trained and knowledgeable guide who will carry a comprehensive first-aid kit. In the unlikely case of any medical emergency that requires a hospital, there is ground transportation on hand to provide assistance and a local speaking support team.  
You will hire will a good quality road bike giving you a comfortable ride as you cruise through Vietnam. It is equipped with water bottle holders and a small saddle bag. If you would like to bring your own bike instead, please let our cycling experience team know.  
The air conditioned support van will be equipped with essentials such as bottled mineral water and local fruit and snacks during each day's ride. The guide will have a travel set of bike tools for emergency repairs and the support van will be equipped with spare parts and other tools.  
Your bags will be collected each morning and taken from your accommodation to the next night’s accommodation. We suggest you keep a day bag with you for all your essentials. 
Travel to Vietnam is not included but please ask our cycling experience team if you would like us to book flights for you.   
We consider travel insurance to be essential. Accordingly, it is a condition of making a booking through us that you have suitable insurance cover for the booking you have made and any activities which you expect to take part in. This insurance as a minimum should cover cancellation, baggage loss, accidents and health issues while you are away. We also recommend that you take your policy details with you when you travel. Please ask our cycling experience team if you would like us to arrange travel insurance for you.   
Bicycle helmet hire is not included in the price but we can include this for you at a very small charge. Love Velo recommends the use of a bicycle helmet on all rides. Please click here for advice on wearing helmets from our partner, British Cycling.