You will meet your fellow cyclists and tour guide in Hue, where you can bond over a cycle around the city.
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 will stay the night.
Today's cycling is approximately 65km.
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 cycle 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.
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 remaining
ones are still sure to impress. You will take a transfer or cycle back to Hoi An.
Today's cycling is up to 80km.
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 continue cycling through the countryside reaching Highway 1, where a transfer will take you to the hotel.
Today's cycling is approximately 46km.
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 western tourists.
Today's cycling is approximately 73km.
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 you may need to cycle around!
Today's cycling is approximately 80km.
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 Beach 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.
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.
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.