Day 1: Danang Arrival – Transfer Hoi An
A short morning flight takes us to the busy port of Danang. We transfer to our hotel, assemble our bikes and set off along the coast on a warm-up ride. We ride via the Marble Mountains, home to caves and Buddhist shrines. Moving on, we reach My Khe Beach – thought to be the famous China Beach, which was used as ‘R&R’ by US troops. Continuing south, we ride on to Hoi An, beautiful well-preserved ancient trading port which is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its temples and architecture show the different cultural influences of its time. Luckily for Hoi An, its importance waned long before the Vietnam War and it was left isolated and untouched. It’s a lovely place to wander and explore, and we spend the night here. Night in hotel;
Activities: Transferring and Cycling
Accommodations: Belle Maison Hadana Hoi an Resort ****
Cycling distance: 25 Km
Day 2: Hoi An Back Road
Hoi An, which is a world heritage of Vietnam, has long been a cultural crossroad and remains such a ancient beauty after nearly 300 circles of the four seasons. Its buildings and its street plan reflect the influences, both indigenous and foreign, that have combined to produce this unique heritage site.Cycling both in ancient town and rural villages, offer for you interesting challenging. Our trip start in Hotel ride single track, paved road through peaceful villages, water coconut falm trees, cannals to vibrant Hoi An Town.take the time to capture remarkable image of Japanese covered roof bridge, Communal houses. then commence to Thanh Ha traditional Ceramic villages, Tra Que herb village and Thuy Linh Lattern lamp shades workshops, back Hoi An for lunch/ After lunch . we ride to Cua Dai for swimming in imposing sandbeach. Have dinner and stay in Hoi An Riverside Resort
Activities: Cycling and Visiting
Accommodations: Belle Maison Hadana Hoi An Resort ****
Cycling distance: 45 Km
Day 3: Hoi An – My Son Holy Temple – Hoi An
This will give you the very best of experiences at understanding the real lives of the inhabitants of Hoi An. You will bike through the wonderful and charming countryside while passing by vegetable gardens and rice farms. You will visit the colourful market, cook some rare and local dishes and talk to many friendly locals. You will also have an opportunity to enjoy the delicious food of Vietnam with a local family. When we think of this experience, beautiful landscapes, joy and amazing food are some words that come to our mind.
Activities: cycling and Transferring
Accommodations: Belle Maison Hadana Hoi An Resort
Cycling distance: 75 Km
Day 4: Hoi An to Phuoc Son
8:00 am departure by vehicle from Hoi An World Heritage site (70 km) approximately before we get far enough out of town to start biking. 60 km biking through great sections of jungle, nice landscapes and waterfalls. Lunch is served on the way (picnic style). After lunch, continue to bike to Phuoc Son with an estimated arrival at 3:00 pm. Dinner will be organized in Phuoc Son with an overnight in a comfortable local guest house.
Activities: Transferring and Cycling
Accommodations: Be Chau Giang hotel ***
Cycling distance: 86 km/ 130 Km
Day 5: Phuoc Son to Ngoc Hoi
Breakfast at the hotel and an early departure at 7:00 am. This is the best riding day of the trip with a fantastic 70 kilometer section of deep jungle forest on both sides of the road. The ride is also very hilly and runs along the border of Ngoc Linh National Park and Ngoc Linh Mtn.(2400 meters) through the Truong Son mountain range. This is also the day that we travel along the famous Ho Chi Minh Trail. The Ba Na and Sedang minorities reside in this jungle area. You have short break for lunch in a local restaurant. Biking in the afternoon to hotel in Ngoc Hoi with estimated arrival time around 4:00 pm.
Activities: Cycling and Transferring
Accommodations: BMC Hotel
Cycling distance: 85 Km/ 120 Km
Day 6: Ngoc Hoi to Pleiku
Departure by bike from the hotel at around 8:00 or 8:30 am. The first section, you'll visit a local minority village (Ba Na), a scenic suspension bridge and a traditional wooden church. Then, you'll continue to cycle to Russian Tanks and Charlie Hill. We’ll stop at Dak To Base Camp to learn about historical Vietnam War.(the battle Dak To war a series of major engagements of Vietnam War, During the summer of 1967, heavy contact with People’s Army of Vietnam forces in the area prompted the launching of Operation Greeley, a combined search and destroy effort be elements of the U.S Army’s 4th infantry Divison and 173rd Airbome Brigade. Phonenix Airfield, aslo know as Dak To Base Camp and Dac To 2 Airfield, is now a bare patch of asphalt used by local to dry cassava. Beyond it is Charlie Hill, the affects of chemical defoliant Agent Orange still clearly visible as the surface is avoid of any growth. People in the region still suffer from the water and soil). Lunch is served in a local restaurant. After that, you’ll visit a "Sea Lake" in Pleiku. You'll arrival into Pleiku at around 3:00 – 4:00 pm and spent overnight in Pleiku.
Activities:cycling and Transferring
Accommodations: Hoang Anh hotel ****
Cycling distance: 85 Km/ 130 Km
Day 7: Pleiku to Buon Me Thuot.
After breakfast, we will short transfer from the hotel to the start of the cycling route for the day. We'll cycle for 30 km through rolling hills, coffee plantations and small villages before turning off on a true backroad. This backroad enters into a very stunning rubber tree plantation that continues for 25 km (rolling with some small hills). The last 10km is on a beautiful rural road that eventually widens a bit and wanders through small farms and villages. Lunch will be taken on the way (picnic style lunch on this day). Very short 6 km transfer after the riding to the hotel in Buon Me Thuot.
Activities:Cycling and Transferring
Accommodations: Saigon Ban Me Hotel ****
Cycling distance: 85 Km/ 200 Km
Day 8: Buon Me Thuot to Lak Lake.
After breakfast, depart on a leisurely ride to Lak Lake on mostly flat terrain (40 km biking). You will arrive in Lak Lake before lunch. Check into Homestay at Jun minority village and have lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, after a rest, head out to visit one of the old summer retreats of Emperor Bao Dai. Take a boat to a remote village on the far side of Lak Lake. Some light trekking is possible from this village (Elephant riding can be done if desired). Evening free to explore.
Accommodations: Lak Tented Camp Resort ***
Cycling distance: 90 Km
Day 9: Lak Lake to Da Lat.
7:30 am breakfast and departure by bike right from Lak Lake. Ride as long as possible before transferring by vehicle to the top of Phu Son Pass. Picnic lunch at the top of the pass. Bike down Phu Son Pass and through rolling hills and farmland to Elepphant waterfall,where we’ll stop for lunch. After lunch, you’ll bike through Ta Nung Hamlet,where our guides will introduce about coffee bean and weasel coffee farm in the Central Highlands. Take your time to driking”weasel coffe” and enjoy the view from there amazing. Then we have the final 17 kilometer uphill push to Van Thanh village. Our support vehicle’ll transfer to Da Lat City. We’ll spent overnight in Da Lat.
Activities: Cycling and Transferring
Accommodations: La Sapinette hotel ****
Cycling distance: 85 Km/ 156 Km
Day 10: Dalat Off the Beaten Track
The adventure mountain biking trip will start to cycling from your hotel to the north-east of Da Lat city about 6km and then, you will join the Hill Tribe biking teams and experience great riding, a variety of landscapes, scenic views of farms, forests and mountains surroundings and good trails. You’ll through vegetable and flower farms. Our guide will take you further to the pine forests, enjoying the beautiful view of the Victory Lake. The trail is sometimes up hill or down hill which makes the tour more adventurous. You have to carry the bike on your shoulder in some places or free your body on the bike to the Valley of Love. Your lucnh time will be served in the forest. After lunch, you’ll continue to cycle to Da Thien Lake. You’ll to enjoy the beautiful view of DaThien Lake and then cycling to Van Hanh Zen Monastery to sightseeing biggest Gold Buddha in Da Lat area. After that you continue to cycle to Your hotel at around 2:00pm or 3:00pm and then Free time to exploring City of Eternal Spring. We’ll stay overnight in Da Lat.
Activities:Cycling and Visiting
Accommodations: La Sapinette hotel
Cycling distance: 25 Km
Day 11: Da Lat to Mui Ne
You will over 950 meters of descent on this 70+km ride to Mui Ne as you wind through pine and jungle forested valleys into the tropical climate below. Our support vehicle takes you from Da Lat to Di Linh(80km) where we start the ride down to Mui Ne. The ride goes through small minority villages and Jungle forested valleys to the beautiful beaches below.The first section of riding is through coffee plantations and forest and includes a 5km uphill climb to get you warmed up.This is followed by plenty of downhill and rolling sections. A final long downhill pass is completed before the road flattens out with a long cruise to Highway 1, where the ride ends and our vehicle transports us the rest of the way to Mui Ne (about 45 minutes). The road is mostly paved(sealed) secondary and thr support vehicle is used to transport all your luggage and provisions for lunch and refreshment.The ride is also customizable in length, as the support vehicle can be used at any time by tired riders. You’ll stay overnight in Mui Ne Beach.
Activities: Cyccling and transferring
Accommodations: The sailing Bay Beach & Resort****
Cycling distance: 85 Km/ 170 Km
Day 12: Mui Ne Beach
Today is a free day to relax on the Beach until 4:00pm Tours’ guide and driver will take you to discover in Mui Ne with White Sand Dunes and Red Sand Dunes. On the way back, you’ll stop at fishing village to see the local life trade the seafoods.
Activities: Free day
Accommodations: The Sailing Bay Beach & Resort
Day 13: Mui Ne – Binh Chau – Hot Spring Water
Get up early to admire panoramic view over the beach or you can stroll around the golden sand desert in Doi Hong. Have hearty breakfast in Hotel, we commence riding along the coast to Phan Thiet city- the capital of resort and fish sauce factories. Although the weather is hot around the year, the people life is still hard, the province is endowed with long emerald sand beach for this region. enjoy 35 km cycling on scenic route lead to Ke Ga. Have lunch enroute, after lunch, we keep cycle on paved road lead to La Gi Town. Cycling the lastt distance on tarmac road to Binh Chau Hot Spring water Resort & spa.
Activities: Cycling Only
Accommodations: Saigon Binh Chau Hot Spring Water resort ****
Cycling distance: 87 Km
Day 14: Binh Chau – Vung Tau
Starting new beautiful day by pedaling along the coastline, capture incredible moment of sunrise and Pristine nature . meet and chat with local fishmen in market village . discover the capital of “ Vietnam Resort” along emerald sand beach. Have lunch en route. After lunch we continue to ride along the coast to Binh Chau - Long Hai where we stay overnight. Have farewell dinner with our team and support in local restaurant. Stay overnight in Seaside Resort. Vung Tau – Deluxe Sea View,’
Activities: Cycling Only
Accommodations: Seaside Resort****
Cycling distance: 85 Km
Day 15: Vung Tau to Sai Gon. 145 km distance - B,L.
Today is a free day to relax in the morning until 10:30am we will check out hotel and transfer to the Sai Gon City about 3hours for your onward flight or continute travelling.Our service will be endend.
Accommodations: Saigon Harmony Hotel****
Cycling distance: No
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Rooms at hotels are available only from 1400 on arrival day till 1200 on departure date. A supplement will be added if early check-in or late check-out is desired.
Please note that all the above services & tours have yet to be booked, they are proposed for your information only and we will not make any reservations before we receive your confirmation to do so. If one or some proposed service(s) is (are) not available at the moment of booking, we will try to find other possibilities/options or other similar service(s) in order to avoid changes to the program.
Would you like to customize this tour? Aren’t you trained enough, and would prefer shorter legs? Would you like a different starting or arriving point, or a break day before, after or during the tour? we will do our best to suit your needs!
Tour included in:
- English speaking cycling guide ( other languages upon requests)
- Accommodations are based on double/ twin occupancy with 4 stars and in good Location
- Meals details in itineraries ( 14 breakfast, 13 lunches, 14 dinners)
- A/C transfer/ and transportation
- Van or bus supported during the cycling times.
- Truck supported for the group size from 6 and above.
- Trek mountain bikes – 4300 with disc brake and helmets
- Sightseeing excursions as outlined itineraries
- Bike tour pump, bike tools, spares tubes, spare bikes
- First aid kit
- Cold water box, small fresh towel.
- Mineral water for drinking
- Fruit and snack for cycling days
Tour excluded in:
- International airfare
- Travel insurance
- Items of personal nature
- Alcoholic beverages and soft drinks in meals
- Mineral water beyond that supplied
- Optional excursions
- Additional transport required due to any emergency situation
- Personal expenses such as telephone, laundry bills.
- Visa fee
- Departure tax
- Tip for team and guide
Note: Hotels are subject to change due to availability. In that case we will choose aquivalent accommodation
Meals: if you have any specific food requirements ( vegetarian, vegan, food allergies) please inform us in advance so that we can provide notice to our restaurant, tour guide, our partners so that they can server you better. If you are a food lover, Snail Adventure tours can be your culinary guide and provide you opportunity to savor tempting local food and world famous – dishes.