Cycle Vietnam

There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2014 to Dec 31, 2014. View later Cycle Vietnam.

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  • 2013-01-01 - 2013-12-31

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.

  • 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

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Days 1-2 Hanoi

With a vibrant Old Quarter to explore, delicious food to discover and a city where ancient meets modern with ease, no wonder Hanoi is a favourite with travellers.

Day 3 Mai Chau

Misty mountains, emerald green rice paddies, stilted houses and smiling hilltribe locals inhabit the delightful town of Mai Chau, a slice of rural paradise.

Day 4 Cuc Phuong National Park

With great trekking, an inspiring animal rescue centre, beautiful botanical gardens and a diversity of staggering landscapes, Cuc Phuong National Park is completely captivating.

Day 5 Ninh Binh

Ninh Binh is picture-perfect Vietnam - lush green fields, towering limestone mountains, tranquil waterways, charming historic sites and friendly locals.

Day 6 Hue

As the former imperial capital of Vietnam, Hue holds the treasures of Vietnam's royal past and is a curious mix of bustling streets and tranquil settings.

Days 7-8 Hoi An

With lantern-lit streets, vibrant markets, skilled tailors, artisan shops, ancient houses, colourful temples and beautiful smiles, Hoi An is a Vietnamese wonderland.

Day 9 Quy Nhon

Sitting on the Vietnamese coast, Quy Nhon has great beaches, mouth-watering cuisine, few tourists and a relaxed pace of life.

Days 10-11 Nha Trang

Nha Trang is a charming town on Vietnam's southeast coast with pristine beaches, consistently good weather, a vibrant nightlife and excellent diving.

Days 12-13 Dalat

With an appealing Swiss-French feel, along with pleasant lakes, palaces, flower gardens and pagodas, Dalat is often called the 'city of eternal spring' for its temperate climate.

Days 14-15 Ho Chi Minh City

Formerly known as Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City is an exciting and dynamic city brimming with street vendors, cyclos, temples, shops and colonial architecture.