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Vietnam cycling tours


We are happy to offer you several Vietnam cycling tours. These tours will cover the best of what Vietnam has to offer and more.

Village in the DMZ

Village in the DMZ.

The Vietnam bicycle tours can be extended with other Vietnam tours and, in some particular situations are even recommended (for example, the cycling to Bu Thap Pagoda and Dong Ho Village could very well be included in your Hanoi - Saigon tour).

Hanoi To Saigon Bike Ride (10D/9N)

Vietnam Cycling Tours start with a 10 days journey from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). You will cycle more then 450 km in 10 days.

After exploring Hanoi, you will visit former capital Hue with it's Forbidden City, tombs and temples.

After Hue you will ride to Hoi An, a charming old trading town situated on the banks of the Thu Bon River.

Main gate of the Forbidden City Hue

On a day trip from Hoi An, cycle along quiet back roads to My Son, which was an imperial city during the Cham dynasty. Your journey continues as you double-back up the coast via the Marble Mountains to Danang for a flight to the white sandy beaches of Nha Trang.

From the beach, head to the cooler temperatures and lush hills of Dalat before reaching your final stop, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam's largest city.

Saigon To Angkor Wat Bike Ride (11D/10N)

Vietnam cycling tours offers a great bike ride starting in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). It takes a few days to cycle through the Mekong delta to Phnom Penh. From here you will continue following the south of Ton Le Sap lake to Battambang and further to Siem Reap and Angkor.

The journey includes a boat ride from Chai Doc to Phnom Penh and from Battambang to Siem Reap over the Ton Le Sap.

Vietnam Hike, Bike & Kayak (10D/9N)

The Vietnam Hike, Bike & Kayak will criss cross you through Vietnam with exploring the best of the country.

Think about Ha Long Bay's karst mountains, trekking in the Mai Chau area and cycle through small roads to find some authentic little towns in search for the traditional Vietnamese culture.

In the south, you will visit the Cu Chi tunnels and the Emperors Tomb, stay with locals in their village and explore the local cuisine. This is the tour where you explore Vietnam to the most.

Vietnam Ha Long Bay

Indochina Cycle (12D/11N)

This is a great overview of Indochina on bicycle. What will you visit? The journey goes from Ho Chi Minh City into the Mekong Delta via Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh and further to Siem Reap and Bangkok.

In 12 days you will cycle on Vietnamese back lanes and in major cities, explore the wonders of the Mekong Delta and Siem Reap's masterpiece: Angkor. Terrific introduction tour into Indochina.

Meandering the Mekong by Bike (4D/3N)

The Mekong delta is very different from the rest of Vietnam and worth to spend a couple of days on the bicycle. Meandering the Mekong by Bike starts in Saigon towards the south you will how the Mekong dominates peoples everyday life.

The Mekong delta is inhabited largely by Vietnamese and Khmer ethnic people. You will join the local population on bicycle as they go to school or work.

You leave Cai Lay, pedal to your homestay, where your hosts welcome you in to a traditional Vietnamese house. The next day, continue cycling, take a local boat through the streams and islands of the Delta.

Life in the Mekong delta

On the way, you will find fruit orchards, rice fields, and Khmer villages on your way to Tra Vinh. The next day on to Can Tho, the Delta's biggest town, as you ride through the Delta with many traditional villages. On the last day markets will show you what the Delta offers the local population.

Cycling To But Thap Pagoda And Dong Ho Village - Hanoi

The Vietnam cycling tours around Hanoi is a great way to explore the natural beauty of the Hanoi area. It's a one day excursion to Dong Ho village, 8km east of Hanoi.

Cross through some small villages before arriving at But Thap Pagoda in time for lunch at a delicious local restaurant. Dong Ho village, is known for its traditional wooden block printing.

A Day Biking In Hoa Lu And Tam Coc - Hanoi

Exploring the limestone at Nin Binh

This one day tour brings you to one of the former capitals of Vietnam: Hoa Lu. You can decide to cycle here or go there by car and cycle from Hoa Lu on. From Hoa Lu to Tam Coc is about one hour cycling.

After your meal you will board your private sampan for a leisurely 2.5-hour cruise through the limestone karsts mountains.

Your tour can be even more adventurous if you climb up to Bich Dong Pagoda on nearby Ngu Nhac Mountain. This temple dates back to 1428 and has three structures: Ha, Trung, and Thuong Pagodas, in ascending order. Following its back by sampan to Tam Coc town before returning to Hanoi by vehicle where you arrive in the late afternoon.

Central Vietnam Charitable Tour: Hue & Hoi An (5D/4N)

Traffic on the Mekong, VietnamThe tour brings you to Hue and Hoi An, two of the most visited tourist areas in Vietnam. Apart from exploring the fascinating past of Vietnam, you will also meet many locals and learn about their culture and life (you will meet a local kite maker who is keeping traditional craftsmanship alive).

Despite growing tourism, not everyone benefits as you will see in fishing villages where you will learn about the ancient fishing practice.

But beyond this charming facade Hoi An still has underprivileged locals and you will be introduced to groups working tirelessly to improve the living situation of these families.

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