Biking Saigon to Hanoi

Cycling Saigon to Hanoi in 21 days

Day 1:   Arrival Saigon

Free time.Overnight in SaiGon as vietnam bed breakfast

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Day2: Saigon – free time

Day3: Saigon – free time

Day 4:  SaiGon – BenTre  – Can Tho (L) (+- 80km )

Driving to Ben Tre, start cycling through rice fields and dragon fruit orchards. Lunch  in MyTho town. Pass ferry and keep on country road to enter the town. A wonderful day with picturesque ferry crossings over Mekong River branches and islands. we take a ferry crossing and keep on 18km to BinhMinh, crossing ferry to Cantho for overnight. Overnight in CanTho

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Day 5:  CanTho – RachGia (B,L) (+-80 km)

Morning take  boat trip to Cai Rang floating market, then we have a longer cruise on a quiet country road to take in the magnificent scenery and get close to the locals as they go about their daily routine. Late afternoon take ferry crossing on to RachGia. Overnight in RachGia.

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Day 6: RachGia – HaTien- Chau Doc (B,L) (+-72km)

Diving on to HaTien town ( 2 hours  ). Cycle along VinhTe border canal to TriTon,  followed by a ride up the sacred Sam Mountain with its panoramic view over the vast plains of the Mekong Delta and far into Cambodia. Overnight  in ChauDoc

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Day 7: ChauDoc – CaoLanh – CaiBe (B,L) (+-80km)
Rising early  through an amazing riverside market and through floating villages with tons of fish farmed in cages underneath water. We have  ferries and local road to ThuanGiang and ChoMoi before heading onto Cao Lanh. Riding through the rural area of DongThap  pass many immense rice fields along canals & rivers, keep riding to CaiBe for the night. Overnight in homestay in CaiBe

Day 8: CaiBe – SaiGon (B,L) (+-50km)

Morning boat cruise to explore the local floating market. Short riding around Caibe town. Lunch & shower. Afternoon transfer to SaiGon.

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Day 9: Sai gon- Phan Thiet  (cycling +- 80 km) (B,L)

Our morning departure from your hotel at 7: 00 AM,  driving to Vung tau where we stat cycling to Phan Thiet ( 120km ). We keep on to back road near the Easten Sea and further to Hw 1. Our van pick up and transfer to  MuiNe. . Overnight in Mui Ne

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Day 10: Mui ne – Nha Trang ( cycling +-90km ) (B,L)

Cycling in asphalt road behind beach and take back road to Cam Ranh. Pass small  fishing villages and green dragon fruit …,  and other crops line the empty road passing into  Thap cham.  Bus shuttle past from PhanRang  to CamRanh bay location and  NhaTrang. Overnight in Nhatrang.

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Day 11: NhaTrang (  cycling +-  30 km ) (B)

VietNam’s finest oceanfront city. Half-day boat excursion to nearby island and a marine reserve. Snorkeling and swimming over flowering coral reefs in warm, clear water, followed by sunbathing and  lunch. Cycling tour of NhaTrang, including Lon Song pagoda and PoNaGar Cham ruins. Dinner featuring shrimp spring roll, fried squid with pineapples, steamed crab, fresh fish and other seafood delicacies. Evening free to walk along the beach. Overnight in Nhatrang.

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Day 12: NhaTrang to QuyNhon ( cycling +- 80 ) (B,L)

Leaving at 6:30 Am , driving 100km to Tuy Hoa , back road riding from there  to Quy Nhon covers some of VietNam’s scenic coastline, featuring deserted blue lagoons and stone promontories overlooking the water below. Fishing villages dot the coast here.Not many travelers her, so lot of attention can be expected. Overnight in Quy Nhon. (B,L)

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Day 13:   QuyNhon to QuangNgai ( Cycling +- 75 km) (B,L)

Early coastal riding followed by back road to Binh Duong  – which is also a nice place for a dip in the cooling South China Sea with past rural rice villages canopied by swaying coconut palm. End of cycling in BinhDuong, driving to Quang ngai. Overnight in Quang Ngai.

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Day 14 : QuangNgai to MyLai- HoiAn / ( cycling +- 65 km) (B,L)

Depart early along the coast and past scenic rice village. Lunch near a “secret” Cham sight. Regroup at ChuLai, a former American military base, and board our buses for the drive in to the MyLai Memorial.  Driving to Hoi An. Overnight in HoiAn.

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Day 15: HoiAn ( Cycling +- 40 km) (B,L)

In the morning Vietnamese cooking lessons in town featuring local specialties by one of VietNam’s most talented chefs. PM cycling  tour of HoiAn – to CuaDai beach on the south China sea for a clam bake, then take boat trip excursion on the river. Overnight in Hoi An.

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Day 16: HoiAn  (B)

Free time  relax in Hoi An

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Day 17: HaNoi arrival (B)

transfer to airport for departure flight to Hanoi , Pick up from airport and transfer to hotel. no cycling in Hanoi

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Day 18 :Hanoi – Halong bay (B,L, D)

Bus will pick you up at your hotel. Driving to Halong City, embarkation at LIMO Harbor.You will be transfer to Cruise by tender. Check in while enjoy a welcome drink and cruise briefing. Have lunch on-board restaurant while cruising in the magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay at the same time admiring the fascinating rock formations in the Bay. Cruise to Vung Vieng Floating Fishing Village. Arrive at Floating Village. Discovery the village by a traditionally woven boat rowed by a local boatman .During the trip, you will see the how the locals live. You will pass through floating houses of 65 families, a floating school & floating community house. By the way to visit workshop of Pearl.Back to the boat and continue cruising to the Soi Sim or Titop beach. During cruise, foot reflexology and massage services are available on the boat. Arrive at Soi Sim or Titop beach. Enjoy swimming, relaxing on the beach or climb the steps of the Rock to the top of the island to take the romantic moment of sunset by your camera. Back to the Cruises, relax, takes bathing. Enjoy sunset party,Set dinner is served with a variety of Vietnamese Fusion cuisine. Ovenight on Boat

Day 19: Halongbay- Hanoi (B,L)

Light breakfast with: Coffee, tea, juice, will be served in the dining room. After breakfast, you will be tendered to the Surprise Cave. Walk up 60 steps to the entrance of the cave and tour around for approximately 45 minutes. It is one of most beautiful cave of Halong Bay. Upon return to the boat, take time to freshen up and check out of the cabins. Cruise on the way back Bai chay Whaf in different water way. Check out of the cabins. Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room and enjoy the bay scenery as we approach the pier. Enjoy lunch Set Menu served in the dining .Transfer back to Hanoi. You will arrive in Hanoi approximately at 16:30.pm. Overnight in Hanoi

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Day 20:  Hanoi cycling. ( +- 60 km ) (B,L)

Meet in Hanoi at your hotel , driving out of city central . You will ride along a bank of Red river, through farms, fruit plantations on the old riverside in the north of Hanoi, visit temples and practice Buddhist way of life . Continue cycling  visit  rices-noodle making in local family, silk farm… Boat trip crossing rive, continue cycling to Son Tay,  picnic lunch box . Pm visit Duong Lam village by bicycle, driving back to Hanoi by mini bus.

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Day21: Departure

 

Free time until transfer to airport for flight to Saigon., colecting flight home. End of service

 

Price : 4,500 USD/person

 

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • English speaking local cycling tour guide
  • Accommodations in hotels as nights in 4 star hotel .
  • Meals as noted : B= breakfast, L= lunch , D=dinner.
  • Cold drink: water, tea, coffee, juice, Hammer energy, fruit  with banana , mango, apple …
  • Airport transfers
  • Flight tickets Da Nang – Hanoi
  • Sightseeing and activities as noted in the itinerary
  • Ground transportation with mini bus ( 100% transportation stand by ).
  • Additional guides where necessary .
  • Basic medical
  • Bike as TREK 520 touring or Surly cross with maintenance

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