Vietnam has been ermerging as fascinating destination for outdoor activities excursion in 21 century. It is blessed with vibrant and stunning green jungle, colorful hill tribe people, diverse ecosystem and wildlife, abundant natural resource, lush and endless national parks, remote and secluded hill trails, rustic villages, nature reserves and friendly eco homestay families.
With its amazing diversity and rich cultural history, 21 Day Vietnam Bike Tours through the length of Country offers the adventurous traveler a unique opportunity to explore a wide sampling of subjects: amazing environmental scenery, expressive native people, architectural marvels and sacred spaces.. Focus your lens on the diversity of Vietnam’s landscape: bustling cities, rare pagodas, lush jungles, tribal women and exquisite vistas. Document the eclectic mix of ancient and modern in an expanded portfolio of priceless images. From tropical paradise to traditional fishing villages to the endless fields of rice paddies, Vietnam is truly a traveler’s dream come true.. just leaving the hustling and bustling cities behind, setting off our exploration into far North Vietnam.
Joining in 21 Day Vietnam cycling tours from the North to The South of Vietnam, offerring a great experience to explore the exceptional nature beauty and rich culture of Hoa Binh, ,the gate way to the impressive northwest area of Vietnam. Outstanding scenery of Pu LuongNature Reserve, Diversifed Cuc Phuong national park, Picturesque scenery of Cat Ba National Park and Lan Ha Bay. Our cycling trip go further in south Vietnam where we actually explore the Heritage routes
Setting off the second week of cycling on Heritage route, ( Hue Imperial, Hoi An, My Son Holy Sanctuary), we will set off our bike inturns cycling through and exploring about the outstanding value of geology, geomorphology, culture of the world natural heritage. Our cycling trip continues to the south to learn about the capital of of the Nguyen Dynasty from 1802 - 1945
Our most worthywaiting journey is challenging and cycling on legendary Hai Van Pass - the most spectacular pass in Asia - starting from Lang Co town - stretching 24 km to Da Nang city on the other hand. hugging the mountainside and facing the vast ocean on one side, makes our journey extremely exciting and adventurous.
The next destination will be two world cultural heritages recognized by UNESCO .... Hoi An ancient town and My Son holy Sanctuary.
We start the third week of cycling on the coastal road where has been known as the most beautiful cycling route in Vietnam. Cycling on scenic road, admiring sunshine and emerald crystal water sea along the central coast where has just been completed, connecting the central provinces with each other, passing through pristine beaches, stretches of white sand beaches interspersed with lagoons, oases, and fishing farming areas which weaving through the high slopes along the seashores or thr ough the rustic and idyllic villages of the central region.
A trip would be missed without mentioning accommodation and culinary services.
During 21 days of cycling through Vietnam, we will rewared by ourselves in luxurious hotels, or in high-end resorts overlooking the sea with a swimming pool next doors.
what is the great difference between good and best services is that we will be always welcome in local luxurious restaurants for dining out each location
Day 01; Hanoi Arrival
Welcome to Vietnam. Arriving at Noi Bai International Airport, Snail Adventure Tours guide and driver will greet and pick you up to the hotel at the heart of Hanoi capital. Hanoi, the antique and dynamic city of Vietnam, reserves a unique old world charm and several of the most striking colonial architecture of Asia. After the checking-in,Take relax by your own and do briefing itinerary with our guide for coming days. enjoy a cyclo ride through the bustling streets in the Old Quarter to discover the ancient and modern beauty of Hanoi. After the tour, you will be warmly welcome with a special welcoming dinner in a typical Vietnamese food restaurant. Stay overnight in Hanoi
Activities: Transfer and briefing itinerary
Accommodation: The Light Hotel ****
Cycling distance: No
Day 2: Hanoi – Mai Chau
After recharging fully energy in Hotel, and leaving the hustle and bustle city behind, we jump on bus to drive Southwest in Luong Son. The gateway to the outstsanding mountainous area of northern Vietnam, upon arrival Luong son, we start riding through on undulating tarmac road with stunning view of mountain, valleys, sugarcane farms and rice paddies. We would have a stop enroute for refresment, and lunch at local restaurant. After lunch, we take short transfer to bottom of Thung Khe pass, restarting to ride 34 km along the bank of Da River, you enjoy spectacular scenery dotted with Muong and Thai people villages under shaded trees, you are very impressive with little school boys and girls or buffalor, cowboy say “Hello” with you on the way back to their home. We take shortbreak for Kodak momment or refreshment before descent to Mai Chau village. Arriving Mai Chau at late afternoon, we cycle to Lac village for Homestay tonight. Taking shower, having dinner with traditional Thai food and enjoy Thai dance music performance. Stay at Thai homestay or Mai Chau Ecolodge.
Activitiy: Transferring and Cycling
Accommodation: Mai Chau Lodge
Total Cycling distance: 75 Km
Day 3: Mai Chau –Pu Luong Retreat
Immersering yourself in cycling trip in outstanding natural beauty of Mai Chau Valley dotted with Thai and Muong villages between rice terraces paddies. We start early to ride from Homestay on the mix single track paths links one village to another, you may observe how peaceful villages are in the morning! And How they living here for hundred years? You can find out your answer while we ride further in center of Villages, meet and talk with some local people on the way.
We have lunch enroute in Sam Khoe village before riding back road to Hang Village . we ride ascendingly through Pu Luong Nature Reserve to admire breathtaking scenery, outcrops limestone mountains and Pu Luong panoramic beauty.. Upon arrival, we take shower and enjoying with cold beers and and soft drinks. Have dinner and sleep in Pu Luong Retreat/
Activities: Cycling and Visiting
Accommodation: Pu Luong Jungle Lodge
Cycling distance: 70 Km
Day 4; Pu Luong Exploring
After recharging fully energy for new adventure day, we will kick off pedals on the village path uphill to the dirt road. This part of the road is in bad condition but offers beautiful views over Thai villages and terraced rice fields on the valley. You cycle downhill on the single track to Pho Doan. After lunch, provided in a local restaurant in town, you will continue pedaling along a mix of dirt tracks and tarmac trails through Thai village and across rice paddies. The biking follows a river gradually upstream, though the ride appears flat. You will be picked up by your support vehicle at Canh Nang town and transferred back to and be transferred back to the Pu Luong Retreat. The remainder of the day is your own!
Activity: Cycling from Hotel- Hotel
Accommodation: Pu Luong Jungle Lodge
Cycling distance: Cycling from Resort - Resort (40km – 75 Km)
Day 5: Pu Luong – Cuc Phuong
Following to hearty breakfast, we set off our way from Retreat early to ride back road to Pho Doan, the township of Pu Luong Narture Reserve, if lucky, we can visit and take photo at colourful tribal market before crossing the bridge , we ride on corridor path of Nature Reserver , through sugarcane fields, corn farm dotted with Thai and Muong Tribes villages led to Cam Luong, we are rewarded by spectacular scenery, meeting friendly local villagers. We reach to Ho Chi Minh Trail at noon. Lunchmeal at local restaurant in Kim Tan town, Afterlunch, we continue to ride 45 km more on a mix of good single track and undulating paths . The view are stunning as the rider passes through villages and across rice paddies, sugerccane and cassava farms . Arriving in Cuc Phuong National Park at late afternoon, check in and take a rest until dinner times.
Activities: Cycling and Short Transfer
Accommodation: Cuc Phuong Resort & Spa****
Cycling distance: 90 Km
Day 6: Cuc Phuong – Tam Coc
After breakfast, our minibus take us into the depth of forest. From the center of the Park, we will cycle along canopied forest trails and through primitive jungle – an exclusive, tourist – free route, all the way to the gate of National park. Stop for refreshment, then we visit the Endangered primate Rescure Center. The day’s cycling continues onto Dong Giao – pineapple plantation where you can enjoy fresh pineapple from local farmers selling on sideroad. We ride out of plantation to Tam diep Township, transfer to Tam Coc for Lunch. After lunch, we ride through magnificient limestone mountains rise up majestically from the green rice paddies, streams to Bich Dong Nature Reserve. Upon arrival, we take relax or wander around to encounter different birds in here. Dinner and stay overnight in Resort.
Activities: Cycling and Boat Trip
Accommodation:Tam Coc la Montagne Resort
Cycling distance: 78 Km
Day 7; Tam Coc – Halong Bay
Leave Ninh Binh for Halong Bay, one of the most magnificent scenic environments in the world, Halong Bay. Covering 577 square miles, this vast bay is filled with more than 3,000 limestone “peaks” or karsts that jut from the deep blue water as far as the eye can see. We’ll spend a day and a half, including an overnight with dinner and breakfast onboard, exploring this overwhelming seascape from the decks of a traditional Vietnamese boat. Comfortable and intimate, your boat features hand-crafted wooden interiors including a dining room and pleasant air-conditioned cabins with private baths. Since we’re overnight on the water, we’ll be able to explore Ha Long Bay’s most beautiful spots with time to swim and even visit some of the largest rock formations and caves. This promises to be one of your most memorable travel experiences in Asia. Stay overnight on Boat.
Activities: Transferring from Tam Coc – Tuan Chau Wharf
Accommodation: On Cruise
Transfer distance; 200 Km
Day 8: Halong – Transfer – Noi Bai Airport
The day starts early onboard with Tai Chi session on the sundeck. Tai chi also called Tai chi chuan, combines deep breathing and relaxation with slow and gentle movements.
Coffee, tea and pastries for breakfast are served in the dining room with morning view of bay’s landscape.
Transfer by tender to Sung Sot Cave. Walk up about 100 steps to the cave entrance. It takes approximately 45 minutes for cave visiting. Visit Sung Sot Cave, one of the most biggest cave in Halong bay with beautiful stalactites and stalagmites. Return to the boat by tender. Proper shoes are highly recommended.
Back to Halong Cruise. Check out and settle your bill at reception. Have a buffet brunch while cruising back to the Tuan Chau Wharf. Relaxing on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery while approaching the wharf. Disembark to Tuan Chau Wharf. Say goodbye to the crew. Meeting again our driver to pick you up and tranfer to Noi Bai Airport to catch Evening Flight to Hue By VN…. Arriving in Hue late evening. Our escorted guide and driver pick you up to Hotel.
Activities: Transferring from Halong Bay – Noi Bai Airport
Accommodation: Romance Hotel ****/ Moonlight Hotel
Cycling distance: No
Day 9: Hue –City Tours
Following to breakfast, you will fix the bike and cycle leizurely to explore Hue city and citadel and royal to Imperial Citadel and & tomb Architecture
Hue is one of the main cultural, religious and educational centers of Vietnam. So far, Hue remains to be the only originally historical vestiged city in Vietnam. Many of Hue’s attractions are found along the banks of the romantically named Perfume River with 11km length. This valuable construction includes more than 100 architectural works, which are the reflection of the life of Emperors and mandarins under Nguyen’s reign. We also ride to visit to the tombs of ancient Kings. Situated in the middle of the hills on the Southern bank of Perfume River are very beautiful tombs of Nguyen Kings. Among these tombs are the four famous ones with the name and the arrangements of the tomb reflecting each Emperor’s points of view, personality, and tastes. This is majestic Gia Long tomb, imposing Minh Mang tomb, poetic Tu Duc tomb and magnificent Khai Dinh tomb. No architects who would like to discover ancient architecture of Vietnam could ignore Hue’s old citadel vestiges. We cycle back to hotel in late afternoon, free until dinner time Have dinner in Local restaurant ,overnight in Imperial Hotel.
Activities: Cycling tour Hue City
Accommodation: Romance Hotel****/ Moonlight Hotel
Cycling distance: 56 Km
Day 10: Hue – Lang Co Beach
After hearty breakfast in hotel, we start new day by cycling to Thanh Toan covered roof bridge, on the way you will be impressive on different view in rural villages and imperial city. You will be interesting in typical image of Vietnam traditional houses, communal houses and local markets. You have good chance to interact with friendly people. Arriving Thanh Toan Village, you spend the time to visit and take picture one of incredible covered roof bridge that built in 1776 by kind – hearted woman. Our cycling tours continue to ride through peaceful village and villages,lagoon to Thuan An Beach. Have short break for cold water and tropical fruits. We also ride through fascinating village, where you can admire hundred magnificent mauseums. We ride on tarmac road to Tu Hien Lagoon, crossing brigde and climb short pass before descending to T junction high way no1. Transfer to local restaurant for lunch. After lunch we ride on newly paved road lead to Lang Co Beach.Arriving Lang Co beach check in front beach resort , relax with cold beer in swimming pool. Have dinner and sty in front beach resort.
Activities: Cycling tour from hotel – Hotel
Accommodations: Lang Co Beach Resort
Cycling distance:78 Km
Day 11: Lang Co Beach – Hai Van Pass – Da Nang – Hoi An
Today is great and amazing day with us, we fill up full energy and water before challenging incredible Hai Van Pass. Start cycling from Hotel, turn left on high way No1 and escend to summit with 13 km long climb. On the way you will rewarded by breathtaking scenery, cloud and ocean. You enjoy picturesque panoramas on summit in bothside Lang Co and Da Nang city. Upon arriving summit. Snack, cold water and tropical fruit are available for you. Taking picture and refreshing before descending 12 km to Da Nang City, cycling along the coast , passing resorts complex alluring sand beaches to Hoi An Town. Arriving Hoi An late afternoon, do check in and cold beer break. Have dinner and stayovernight in Hoi an Ancient House Resort.
Activities: Cycling from Hotel and transfer the rest distance to Hoi An
Accommodation: Hoi Ani Mulberry Collection Eco village Resort
Cycling distance: 75 Km
Day 12: 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 sand beach. Have dinner and stay in Hoi An Ancient House Resort & Spa.
Activities: Cycling from hotel - Hotel
Accommodation: Hoi An Mulberry Collection Eco Resort
Cycling distance: 45 Km
Day 13: Hoi An – Tam Ky –Quang Ngai
Leaving the charming town behind, we set off our way from Resort to cycle on gravel road, crossing over new bridge to lead to new bridge Duy Hai village where we cycle through many fishing villages on the way along the coast to Ha Lam town that we keep take our bus to Tam Ky town for lunch. After lunch we drive to Chi ThanhTown and cycle to My Lai massacre which is now a museum of The War Remnants in Quang Ngai province. Tonight we spent the night in the hotel.
Activities: Cycling and Transferring to Hotel
Accommodation: COCO land Resort****
Cycling distance: 85 Km
Day 14: Quang Ngai - Sa Huynh – Quy Nhon
After hearty breakfast in hotel, take short transfer back to the coast. Upon arriving cycling point, we commence to ride along the coast, through picturesque scenery. Discover imposing villages, lagoons and fishing farms. Challenging two incredible passes on way before filling up energy.
After lunch, we ride and discover many highlights on the seaside, capture pristine fresh nature and remarkable hillside. Having lunch en route. after lunch, we keep going on paved road through rural villages. Meeting hospitable people and Hello -school kids on the way. Arriving Quy Nhon Late afternoon. Check in and relax by yourself. Stay in front beach resort.
Activities: Cycling from hotel - Hotel
Accommodation: Anya Hotel****/
Cycling distance: 87 Km
Day 15: Quy Nhon – Tuy Hoa
Following to breakfast in hotel, escape bustling city by riding on tarmac road up to National way No1 D, turn left and then keep riding on undulated way along the coastline, the emerald sea water and pristine fresh nature is highlight today. Before heading to high way N01, turn left to Xuan Hoa and ride through rual village and enjoy peaceful coastal scenery,crossing over wood bridge back to high way in Xuan Canh, Song Cau. Have lunch enroute, taking short transfer to Tuy An where we commence to Gheng Da Dia and follow the coastline to Tuy Hoa city. Uponarriving in Tuy Hoa, taking relax and cold beer in swimming pool.Stay overnight in Rosal Aba Hotel****
Activities:Cycling from Hotel - Hotel
Accommodation: Rosa Alba Hotel****
Cycling distance: 76 Km
Day 16; Tuy Hoa - Dam Mon – Nha Trang
Start cycling from hotel, crossing the bridge to another side of Tuy Hoa city, following the coast turn off the countryside road where you discover the fascinating seaview,stunning langoons and challenge some passes before going to Vung Ro bay. Climb the last pass to Highway 1, winding its way along the coast to Dam Mon Island. Have lunch in local restaurant. After recharging energy, we hop off our bike from Dam Mon on asphalt road and go with the wind along the coast to Nha Trang. You will be rewardes by stunning scenery and emerald sea water and tranquil village life on the way. Stop at the middle way for recharging energy. After filling up energy, we kick off our pedal on new asphalt road along the coast to Hotel.
Activities: Cycling From Hotel - Hotel
Accommodations: The Light Hotel/ Mk Hotel
Cycling distance: 100 Km
Day 17; Nha Trang – Ninh Chu
Breakfast in hotel, we take over one hour transfer to Cam Ranh town, enjoy breathtaking scenery and pristine nature.upon arriving in cycling point, we commence riding on tarmac road lead to Ninh Chu beach. Immersing brilliant scenery and emerald water on crystal sand beach as riding one one of the best cycling route of Vietnam.Have lunch enroute, after lunch, we continue riding along the coast to Ninh Chu Beach. Have dinner and stay over night in Annise Resort.
Activity: Cycling and Transferring
Accommodations: LongThuan Hotel & Resort****
Cycling distance: 107 Km
Day 18: Phan Rang – Phan Thiet
Another amazing day is waiting us ahead, enjoy hearty breakfast in resort, we set our way to southeast and riding leisurely on new paved road, less traffic but more hospitable people on the way we meet. Enjoy picturesque scenery and unspoited sand beach to Phan Thiet as we ride through golden sand desert. Meet and talk with local peolpe or try some local fruits on the way. We arrive in resort early for swimming . have dinner and stay over night in Resort.
Activity:Cycling and Transferring
Accommodations: Phan Thiet Victorial Resort view bungalow
Victoria Phan Thiet Beach Resort & Spa
Cycling distance: 85 Km
Day 19: Mui Ne free
Breakfast in Resort, you will be free at leisure.
Activity: Cycling from Resort - Resort
Accommodations: Phan Thiet Victoria Resort/
Cycling distance: No
Day 20; Phan Thiet – Ho Tram
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 the last 58 km to Ho Tram.
Activity: Cycling from Resort - Resort
Accommodations: Parami Ho Tram Resort
Cycling distance: 105 Km
Day 21; Ho Tram – Ho Chi minh
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 take transfer the rest distace to Ho Chi Minh City on new highway.
Activity: Cycling 56 Km and transferring to Hotel
Accommodations: The Northern hotel****
We strongly recommend the purchase of travel insurance (covering emergency medical evacuation) for trips to Vietnam.
Tour cost will be valided during 45 days from date of offer. Past this date price and conditions may be readjusted.
The cost of air tickets is subject to change without prior notice by the airlines.
Reservations during peak times (Christmas, New Year, Vietnamese Lunar New Year, National Holidays) may be subject to supplementary charges.
Rooms at hotels are available only from 14:00 P.m on arrival day till 10:00 A.m 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.
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.
Tour included in:
English speaking cycling guide ( other languages upon requests)
Accommodations are based on double/ twin occupancy
Meals details in itineraries ( 20 breakfast, 20 lunches, 20 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:
Items of personal nature
Alcoholic beverages and soft drinks in meals
Mineral water beyond that supplied
Additional transport required due to any emergency situation
One way domestic airfare ticket from Hanoi - Hue
Personal expenses such as telephone, laundry bills.
Tip for team and guide
Note: Please be aware that flight times, hotels and all other logistics, services and days of travel are subject to availability. If the listed hotel is fully booked, alternate accommodation will be offered.
All hotels are rated according to local standards.
All itineraries are flexible and can easily be altered to suit your needs and interests.
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