An unforgettable north to south cycling tour of vibrant Vietnam

More than 30 million Vietnamese can't be wrong - handle-bar height gives you the best view of Vietnam! Our cycling tour through this mesmerising country provides opportunities to meet the locals and experience their culture in a way that wouldn't otherwise be possible. So come with us and get active as we travel from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City, down country lanes and over spectacular mountain passes. And, of course, all the exercise gives you the perfect excuse to indulge in delicious Vietnamese cuisine.

Hanoi, Vietnam
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Cycling, Explorer
Physical rating
Cultural rating
Min 12
Group size
Min 1 Max 12
Carbon offset
167kg pp per trip


  • Meet furry-faced monkeys in Cuc Phuong NP
  • Experience historical Hue by bicycle
  • Conquer the spectacular Hai Van Pass
  • Cycle the road less travelled to Quy Nhon
  • Chill out on tranquil Nha Trang beaches
  • Experience the energy of Ho Chi Minh City
  • Be welcomed as guests in a small Vietnamese village


Visit Hanoi’s Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum complex and prepare for the upcoming adventure.
Farewell Hanoi and travel to Luong Son. Cycle out past spectacular karst cliffs and admire the lush Mai Chau valley en route to Cun Pass. Enjoy a homestay in a small village.
Ride into the ancient rainforests of Cuc Phuong National Park. Meet furry-faced monkeys at the Endangered Primate Rescue Centre before falling asleep to the sounds of the jungle.
Continue on to Ninh Binh, via ancient Hoa Lu. Settle in on an overnight train to Hue.
Hop back into the saddle and explore the magnificent tombs, temples, palaces and pagodas of this former imperial capital.
Conquer the Hai Van Pass and be rewarded with stunning coastal views. Continue working those legs cycling to Cua Dai Beach, join a boat tour on Thu Bon River or simply enjoy some rest in historic Hoi An.
Cycle the road less travelled all the way to the beautiful beach and bay of Quy Nhon.
Continue to the coastal haven of Nha Trang. Relax on a boat tour of the many nearby islands and, in free time, why not let a masseur soothe away sore muscles.
Tackle challenging mountain roads or choose to flag down the bus en route to Dalat. Visit the striking Cham Tower, Bao Dai’s Summer Palace and the Hang Nga Crazy House.
After a final two-wheeled stint, arrive in exciting Ho Chi Minh City and take a cyclo tour around some of the city’s famous attractions.
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13 breakfasts, 9 lunches
Bicycle, Boat, Overnight sleeper train, Private Bus, Private minibus, Truck
Homestay (1 night), Hotel (12 nights), Overnight sleeper train (1 night)
Included activities
  • Bao Dai's Summer Palace
  • Cham Tower
  • Cuc Phuong National Park
  • Hang Nga Crazy House
  • Hanoi - Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum and Museum
  • Hoa Lu Citadel entrance fee
  • Hoi An - Ancient town
  • Hue - Imperial citadel
  • Hue - Royal tomb
  • Nha Trang - Boat trip
  • Primate Rescue Centre


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Important notes

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Cycle Vietnam , April 2016

Cycle Vietnam , April 2016

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