This tour along Vietnam's golden coast gives you a true taste of a country rich in culture, history and beautiful landscapes. You'll get a taste of everything Vietnam has to offer, from small villages to tranquil beaches and the UNESCO World Heritage Sight Hoi An. Immerse yourself in Asia, cycle through plantations, paddy fields and end the trip relaxing on the serene Whale Island.
Departure Dates: 4 February – 13 February 2018 18 March – 27 March 2018 8 April – 17 April 2018 13 May – 22 May 2018 1 July – 10 July 2018 16 September – 25 September 2018 14 October – 23 October 2018
You will meet your fellow
cyclists and tour guide in Hue, where you can bond over a cycle around the city.
DAY 2Hue - Lang Co Ride
Your first official cycle of the trip will be down the coast, on a route which gives you a taste of Vietnam, sheltered by coconut palms, dunes and pagodas leading you to Lang Co Beach, where you ...Show Morewill stay the night.
Today's cycling is approximately 65km.
DAY 3Lang Co - Hoi An
This morning will be a challenge, a 10k climb to Hai Van Pass which Jeremy Clarkson described as a 'deserted ribbon of perfection'. The descent will take you to Danang for lunch then you'll ...Show Morecycle along flat land to the city of Hoi An, so stunning it has been awarded UNESCO Heritage Site status. Take a wander to soak up the atmosphere and vibrant streets and make sure you stay out late enough to see the town light up with lanterns
lining the river at night.
Today's cycling is approximately 55km.
DAY 4Hoi An
This mornings ride will take you
to My Son, a 4th century centre of Cham civilization. The journey to My
Son will be scenic and although multiple temples were destroyed during the war the re...Show Moremaining
ones are still sure to impress. You will take a transfer or cycle back to Hoi An.
Today's cycling is up to 80km.
DAY 5Hoi An - Quang Ngai
The day will begin with a transfer to Quang Ngai (around 2.5 hours) followed by a cycle to My Lai, sight of one of the worst massacres in the
Vietnam War. After a tour of the museum you'll c...Show Moreontinue cycling through the countryside reaching Highway 1, where a transfer will take you to the hotel.
Today's cycling is approximately 46km.
DAY 6Quang Ngai - Qui Nhon
It's an early start so we can begin the expedition to Qui Nhon, capital of the Binh Dinh Province. The route takes us along peaceful tracks to Ba To Town, where the locals may be surprised to see...Show More western tourists.
Today's cycling is approximately 73km.
DAY 7Dieu Tri - Tuy Hoa
The cycle from Dieu Tri is parallel to a railway line, with stunning scenery of the highlands. You will explore countless tribal and Viet villages, don't be alarmed by the animals and children yo...Show Moreu may need to cycle around!
Today's cycling is approximately 80km.
DAY 8Tuy Hoa - Whale Island
For your last cycle, expect beautiful landscapes with stunning mountains either side, tranquil rice fields and enchanting valleys. Take a break for refreshments and an optional swim at Dai Lanh B...Show Moreeach then cycle along moonscape esque land en route to the Hon Gom peninsula, where you will depart for Whale Island.
Today's cycling is approximately 58km.
DAY 9Whale Island
Today you can enjoy some well deserved rest and relaxation time before enjoying the final day of the trip on Whale Island.
After a transfer to Nha Trang it will be time for to depart for your homeward travel.
You will be met and collected at Phu Bai International Airport before being whisked away to the hotel in the city. On the final day of the holiday, you can join the transfer from the hotel to Cam Ranh International Airport, just outside Nha Trang or make separate arrangements to stay in Asia.
Your trip will include all meals. 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. Alternatively, if you would like to do this tour privately, this can be arranged, just ask our cycling experts.
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.
The bike you will hire will give you a comfortable ride as you cruise through south east Asia and it is equipped with water bottle holders and an area to keep a small day 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.
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.