Trip from Hanoi Hoian 12 days 11 nights

For a truly authentic Vietnamese experience, why not travel the country the local way, by bicycle? Take your time to savour the unique culture and diverse landscapes of Vietnam as you cross it in a slower, more deliberate way. The tour will take you from the bustling streets of Hanoi, through the charming scenes of Central Vietnam where you will get to enjoy locations like the caves of Phong Nha, the old Imperial city of Hue, and finally the gorgeous World Heritage Site of Hoi An.

Tour code: CCL04E
Duration: 12 days 11 nights
  • Day 1: Hanoi - Mai Chau - Puluong (B/L/D)
    • Starting In Hanoi, you will get a shuttle van to Mai Chau before getting on a bicycle. Then you will proceed to ride along the famous Ho Chi Minh trail, complete with spectacular views of an undulating river valley. Eventually you will approach Hoi Xuan and Pu Luong, where you will spend the night in a nature reserve homestay.

      - This day includes 55km of cycling.
       
      Trip from Hanoi Hoian
      Trip from Hanoi Hoian
  • Day 2: Puluong - Ngoc Lac (B/L/D)
    • After finishing breakfast, it’s time to get back on the bike and leave Pu Luong behind. The rolling terrain continues, providing even more spectacular views, while the tarmaced road provides a comfortable ride. After 70km you will reach Ngoc Lac, where you will spend the night.

      - This day includes 70km of cycling.
       
      Ho Chi Minh Trail
      highlights of central Vietnam
  • Day 3: Ngoc Lac - Kim Lien - Vinh (B/L/D)
    • The recently built two-lane Ho Chi Minh Highway will take you to Kim Lien, which is the birthplace of President Ho Chi Minh, the most important figure in Vietnamese history. Following this you will ride out of the mountains and down to the city of Vinh, which is where you will spend the night, located close to the beach.

      - This day includes 60km of cycling.
       
      highlights of central Vietnam
      highlights of central Vietnam
  • Day 4: Vinh - Huong Khe (B/L/D)
    • For the fourth day you will head back up into the mountains and onto the Ho Chi Minh Highway. As you make your way towards Huong Khe, the terrain will become increasingly mountainous and offer a plethora of magnificent views. After 80km of riding through this stunning terrain, you will reach Huong Khe, where your next bed will be waiting for you.

      - This day includes 80km of cycling.
       
      highlights of central Vietnam
      highlights of central Vietnam
  • Day 5: Huong Khe - Phong Nha (B/L/D)
    • As you get back on the tranquil and historical Ho Chi Minh Trail, you will get to see rising mountains and roads winding up and down the rolling hillsides. This days destination will be Phong Nha, which is famous for its natural beauty and spectacular cave systems. Here you will overnight before heading on the following day.

      - This day includes 80km of cycling.
       
      highlights of central Vietnam
      highlights of central Vietnam
  • Day 6: Phong Nha - Camlo - Khe Sanh (B/L/D)
    • The sixth day of cycling will take you further along the Ho Chi Minh Trail until you reach Cam Lo. Here you will transfer on a shuttle van to Khe Sanh, near the border with Laos, which is where you will be spending the night.

      - This day includes 80km of cycling.
       
      highlights of central Vietnam
      highlights of central Vietnam
  • Day 7: Khe Sanh - Aluoi (B/L/D)
    • This day begins with a ride through amazing scenery to the Khe Sanh army base, before heading on to Aluoi. Now on the southern part of the Ho Chi Minh Trail, you will encounter little traffic as the terrain grows even more undulating. In Aluoi you will spend the night.

      - This day includes 65km of cycling.
       
      highlights of central Vietnam
      highlights of central Vietnam
  • Day 8: Aluoi - Hue (B/L/D)
    • As the roads south of Aluoi are in poor condition, you will proceed east to Hue, where you will spend the next two nights.

      - This day includes 60km of cycling.
       
      highlights of central Vietnam
      highlights of central Vietnam
  • Day 9: Hue (B/L/D)
    • After a long week of cycling, it’s time for a rest, and there is no better place for some relaxing sightseeing than the famous Imperial Capital of Hue. Included in the trip is a tour of the Forbidden Purple City, the old imperial palace, as well as a boat ride along the Perfume River. Once your day of rest and sightseeing is over, you will spend your second night in Hue and prepare for the final three days of riding.

      - This day includes no cycling.
       
      highlights of central Vietnam
      highlights of central Vietnam
  • Day 10: Hue - Hoi An (B/L/D)
    • Start the day on your bicycle climbing the roads up to Hai Van Pass (Pass of the Mountain Clouds) before switching to a motorbike and enjoying an epic ride down from the mountains and along the coast to Da Nang and Hoi An, which will be the stopping point on this day.

      - This day includes 100km of cycling.
       
      highlights of central Vietnam
      highlights of central Vietnam
  • Day 11: Hoi An - My Son - Hoi An (B/L/D)
    • Taking scenic back roads through the countryside, you will leave Hoi An Town and proceed towards My Son. This part of the journey will take you past sweeping rice paddy fields, lovely villages and through a dense eucalyptus forest and a lush jungle along the Song Tranh River. By the end of the day you will have looped back to Hoi An, where you will stop for the day.

      - This day includes 100km of cycling.
       
      highlights of central Vietnam
      highlights of central Vietnam
  • Day 12: Hoi An - Da Nang
    • On the final day you are free to explore Hoi An as you please, taking in the truly magnificent historical city. After taking the time to explore here it will come as no surprise that the whole city is classified as an UNESCO World Heritage Site. After exploring Hoi An you will be transferred on a shuttle van to Da Nang Airport where you can get a flight to Ho Chi Minh City.
       
      highlights of central Vietnam
      highlights of central Vietnam

RATE: The rate quoted is in USD per person, and is predicated on accomodation in Double/Twin rooms. Applied for the – Private Tour. Valid from 01 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019
Group size
Price/pp
2p
2344
3-4p
2065
5-6p
2022
7-8p
1924
9-10p
1724
11-15p
1657
Single Supp’
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