You will meet your fellow
cyclists and tour guide in Hanoi, Vietnam's capital where you can bond over tonight's welcome dinner.
Swap the buzzing and atmospheric streets of Hanoi to quiet country lanes. You'll get a true feel for Vietnamese life cycling though vibrant rice paddies and small villages. Spend the night in a house on stilts in Mai Chau Valley.
Today's cycling is approximately 70km.
Today's ride takes you though the sensational valley of the Song Ma River. A historic route, it was used during the war to transport weapons. You'll catch a glimpse of mountains as the road links to the main area of the Ho Chi Minh Highway. The closer you get to Ngoc Lac, the better the views get.
Today's cycling is approximately 120km.
Today's cycling will take place on the newly built part of the Ho Chi Minh highway. The wide lanes and smooth tarmac make it ideal for a faster pace, but don't forget to take in the luscious scenery. Look out for the coffee, rubber and tea plantations.
Today's cycling is up to 100km.
It's another cycle along the Ho Chi Minh Highway today. The diverse scenery may make you feel like you've stepped into a fairy tale land, with mystifying jungle leading into stunning villages surrounded by the majestic Truong Son mountain range.
Today's cycling is approximately 130km.
Cycle the highway to Phong Nha National Park and see some of the most mesmerising caves Vietnam has to offer. The 65km of caves were still shows evidence of the damage from the war, when it was bombed. This stunning area has rivers that flow through them that are dated to 250 million years ago.
Today's cycling is approximately 150km.
Today you'll hop on a boat to explore Phong Nha Cave. When you first see the cave's entrance, you will be immersed in this alternate world as you paddle through enchanted caves. Those who wish can climb the 330 steps up to Tien Son Cave, a dry cave bombed during the war whilst it was used as a hospital. This afternoon's cycle will lead you to Dong Hoi where you can relax on the stunning white sand beach.
Today's cycling is approximately 50km.
The Vietnam War was a dark time in history and the effects still lie engraved in everyday life. It was the war which created the need for the Ho Chi Mih Highway and today you'll see the DMZ (Demilitarized Zone)otherwise known as the 17th Parallel en route to Ca Lo. The DMZ served as the border diving North and South Vietnam.
Today's cycling will be approximately 129km.
After a trip to the Khe Sanh combat base formally used to transport troops and supplies, it will be time to cycle though more stunning scenery, in the direction of Laos. Make the most of the traffic free road and contrasting views.
Today's cycling is approximately 103km.
For the last day's riding you'll cycle along Hue, Vietnam's Imperial City and now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You'll cycle along quiet lanes back to the hotel to enjoy a final dinner.
Today's cycling is approximately 70km.
Today it's time to say goodbye after an incredible 10 days.
Exploring the length of Vietnam gives you an opportunity to immerse yourself in different and varying regions. From century old Hanoi, you will visit Hue, Vietnam's old capital city, the ancient town of Hoi An and roads and passes to take your breath away.
From the battle scarred landscapes of central Vietnam to the glistening beaches of the south, this is a trip that showcases all Vietnam has to offer.
Vietnam’s vertical geography gives it a number of weather patterns. The north is best cycled in the cool dry months of November to April or during the summer between May to July. Central Vietnam is hot and dry between January to late August making it the ideal time to explore the area by bicycle, whilst South Vietnam has relatively constant year round temperatures. The south’s dry season begins in November and ends in May with late February to May being slightly hotter and with higher humidity. The wet season lasts from May to early November with June to August receiving the highest rainfall of the year.