Classic option from AU$2835* PP
Trip code: CVI-C-15 |
Group size: Max 16, Avg 12
START Hanoi, Halong Bay Overnight Cruise, Hue, Hoi An, Quy Nhon, Nha Trang, Mui Ne, Cu Chi Tunnels, Mekong Delta, Saigon FINISH
Immersed in the landscapes and amongst the people of Vietnam, explore the city streets and country laneways on two wheels. You don’t have to be a champion cyclist with the help of your Western tour leader and local guide, cycling mechanic and support vehicle every step of the way. Ride as much or as little as you want, including the chance to cycle some spectacular coastal roads. Enjoy some extra special experiences like an overnight cruise on Halong Bay.
DAYS 1-3: HANOI & HALONG BAY
On arrival in Hanoi, transfer to your hotel. Enjoy the pleasant drive to Halong Bay, for an enchanting private cruise amongst the countless limestone islands, sleeping on-board on the sparkling bay. Back in Hanoi, cycle to the delightful Sunrise Flower Market and ride over the Long Bien Bridge, and then slip away to the ancient Temple of Literature and infamous ‘Hanoi Hilton’ prison. Race through the darkness on an overnight train journey to Hue.
Hotels: Church Boutique Hotel, Overnight boat
DAYS 4-5: HUE
Cycle along delightful country roads and wide city streets and explore Hue’s historic sites, including the Citadel, an elaborate emperor’s tomb and the Thien Mu Pagoda.
Hotels: Overnight train, Asia Hotel
DAYS 6-7: HOI AN
The scenic road to Hoi An follows the stunning Hai Van Pass, which you may get a chance to cycle, weather permitting, stopping at the sacred Marble Mountain along the way. An early morning cycle to surrounding farms and villages is glorious, with your afternoon free to cycle out to nearby Cua Dai Beach, or follow in the footsteps of 17th century traders as you visit tailor shops and art galleries around Hoi An. In the evening you may choose to take part in a cooking class and sample some local delights.
Hotel: Ancient House River
DAYS 8-10: QUY NHON & NHATRANG
Drive to the moving My Lai war memorial, then rest for the night in the captivating port town of Quy Nhon, before travelling through some magnificent coastal scenery to Nha Trang, the country’s premier beach resort. Embark on an island boat cruise and unwind on board as you dine on a veritable feast of fresh seafood, before a cooling dip in the South China Sea.
Hotels: Saigon Quy Nhon, Asia Paradise Hotel
DAY 11: MUI NE
A pleasant drive brings you to Mui Ne for some free time to relax at the beach or cycle through the impressive sand dunes.
Hotel: Novela Mui Ne Resort & Spa
DAYS 12-15: SAIGON & MEKONG DELTA
After a morning at leisure, enjoy the scenic drive to Saigon. Wander among the canals and fruit orchards of the Mekong Delta followed by a charming village cycle using local bikes. Uncover the amazing history of the Cu Chi tunnels and stop at a rubber plantation. On your last day, enjoy free time until your departure transfer.
Hotel: Lavender Hotel
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