Many visitors are overwhelmed by the sublime beauty of the country's natural setting; the stunning hills, mountains and valleys to be explored in the north; the Mekong Delta in the south and the many hundreds of miles of deserted beaches that lie in-between. The majority of adventure tour itineraries allow you to travel the length of the country ensuring you get to enjoy all the amazing beaches, the patchwork of rice paddies to be seen mile after mile in all directions, and to enjoy the abundance of fresh seafood that plays such an important part in the popularity of Vietnamese cuisine – you think it tastes good back home, just wait until you taste the real thing!
Start from Hochiminh city and then we cycle to Dalat - Buon Me Thuot before descending to Nha Trang coast. you have two nights in Whale Island for relaxing in Island. then we continue cycle along the coast to Nha Trang city, from Nha Trang we keep riding along the coast and beach to southern Vietnam.
This 10 days cycling in Central to southern coast of Vietnam, you in turn to explore all most sightseeing in highland central of Vietnam such as Da Lat, Flower garden, Lak Lake - Amazing scenic beauty , untouched hill tribes people in Jun Village, explore magnificent water fall - Dray Sap Fall. Biggest water fall in Central Vietnam. you have opportunity in comtemplating highland city Buon Me Thuot -it has well known highland coffee in Both Vietnam and abroad. from Buon me Thuot we descend to Nha Trang on Paved road, through coffee and cashew nut farms, tea and rubber tree plantation. we have one day relax in Whale island resort before cycling along the beach down to the south.
Day 1: Hochiminh Arrival
Welcome to Vietnam. Arriving at Tan San Nhat International Airport, Snail Adventure Tour guide and driver will greet and pick you up to the hotel at the heart of HoChiMinh City . Ho Chi Minh City or fomer Saigon with nickname “the pearl of Far East” . Saigon, the largest and busiest of Vietnam’s cities is surely one of the most evocative place names in Asia. The most Western in atmosphere of Vietnam’s cities, Ho Chi Minh City. It is a city of amazing contrasts: elegant new international hotels, exclusive restaurants and trendy bars side-by-side with roadside noodle stalls, street children and vociferous cyclo drivers. Golf courses, bowling alleys and shopping malls vie for space with markets, pagodas and karaoke rooms. Bustling, booming, crowded, noisy – all words that barely scratch the surface of the addictive and often mesmerising chaos that is Saigon.
Activities:Picking up and briefing itinerary
Accommodation:The Northern hotel****
Cycling distance:Transferring only
Day 2: Hochiminh – Dalat
Have hearty breakfast in hotel, leaving the hustle and bustle of city behind, we set our way to Dalat by bus. You will enjoy breathtaking scenery and pristine nature on the way. Stop on the way for refreshment and lunch time. After lunch , we make warm up by riding ascending to Dalat, through the lush scenery and stunning pine forest to hilly Retreat – Dalat.
Located on 1365m compare sea level, Dalat has known as ideal escape frriding om noise, hustling,rushing life of city.It is the best destination for those who are expecting to live with nature and interact with nature in 21 century. Spending two nights in lovely city to experience the difference.
Activities:Transferring and warming up cycling
Accommodation:Muong Thanh Da Lat Hotel****
Cycling distance:45 km
Day 3: Dalat city and outskirts
There are plenty of back roads to explore by bike. Ride alongside the Xuan Huong Lake before turning off to pedal in the shadow of Langbian Mountain. The ride takes you past flower farms and vegetable gardens, through smaller villages and past picturesque churches and ornate cemeteries, up cobbled streets and past old colonial buildings. The terrain is undulating. stop to visit a flower farm en route and have the chance to examine coffee plantations. The trail can lead out to the area where the founder of Dalat Alexander Yersin first wanted to build Dalat, overlooking a magnificent lake surrounded by pine forests. Stay one more night in dalat.(50km cycling)
Activities:Dalat –Back Road
Accommodation:Muong Thanh Da Lat hotel****
Cycling distance:50 km
Day 4: Da lat - Lak Lake
Breakfast in hotel, our shuttle bus take us on the summit, we commence riding from top of mountain.. The road is extremely quiet and begins to wind down through jungle with superb views of Langbian into the distance.we also enjoy undulating ride on tarmac road lead to Lak lake in the after noon. Upon arriving in resort have relax in front of amazing lake to capture stunning scenic beauty.
Activities:Cycling and Transferring the last distance to Hotel
Accommodation:Lake Tent Camp Resort***
Cycling distance:90 km
Day 5 : Lak Lake – Draysap Falls - Buon Ma thuot
After breakfast, 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 is available here (extra pay). – or we can ride through Jun Village to explore unique culture of Ede Hill tribes people, learn how the hunt and domestic wild elephant. After visiting Jun Village, we commence riding to Dray Sap Fall on single track. Riding through lush scenery and rustic hill tribe village is highlight in our trip today. Upon arrival of Dray Sap Fall, take 30 munites to visit on of the greatest water fall in Central highland and contempate magnificent wate fall. Have lunch in Eco tourirst center, after lunch we ride on back to lead to Ban Me Thuot city.
Stay in 4 star hotel in Ban Me Thuot city.( biking 56 km)
Activities:cycling from Hotel - Hotel
Accommodation:Sai Gon Ban Me Hotel****
Cycling distance:56 km
Day 6 : Ban Me Thuot - Yok Don Park - Buon Me Thuot.
Breakfast in hotel, we kick off our bike from Hotel to Yok Don National park , cycling through pepper plantations, and cashew farms to Don village. After lunch, visit the hanging bridge, and an elephant hunter’s house, a total of 60 km of biking are offered for this day. Visit Museum of Ethnic Minority Cultures, Housed in the former residence of the French Consul, dating from 1927, this museum contains an important collection of costumes and ethnological artefacts relating to the region’s ethnic minority communities, notably the Ede and the M’nong. There is also a display on the revolutionary history of the region. Visit Buon Me Thuot market to see the daily activities of the local people - Arrive in Buon Me Thuot around 4:30. Have dinner and stay on Sai Gon Ban Me Hotel.
Activities:Cycling from Hotel - Hotel
Accommodation:Sai Gon Ban Me Hotel****
Cycling distance:60 Km
Day 7: Buon Me Thuot – Nha Trang – Whale island
After breakfast, we start our beautiful day by riding from Hotel and onwards to the coast, start riding when the roads are traffic free and the hills loom closer. From Krong Pac ride down to the coast, The most fascinating section of the ride is experiencing the contrast between the jungle forests of the past days compared with the deforested mountains’ a direct effect of the American war with Vietnam. There is a classic 10km downhill with views stretching across the plains the to the sea. At the main road, transfer a few km to Whale Island a 7km long beautiful ecofriendly island resort surrounded by crystal clear seas and colorful sea life.)
Activities:Cycling and Transferring
Accommodation:The Light Coral Spa& Resort****
Cycling distance:100 Km
Day 8: Whale Island free and leisure
After breakfast. Today is free on your own to join activities of relaxing, snorkel swimming ,go windsurfing or stroll along the nature trail circumnavigating the island.the Second night on whale island for tonight
Activities:Free at leisure to explore village and beach
Accommodation:The Light Coral Spa& Resort****
Cycling distance: free
Day 9: Whale Island – Nha Trang
Having hearty breakfast in hotel, we will be back our bike today, setting off our way from Resort, cycling on tarmac road, along the coast and cycle for 15 km along a beautiful peninsular road to the main highway. Cycle 60km to Nha Trang from Dai Lanh Beach. The route is picturesque as it winds along the coast for much of the way, but can be busy in parts. At very late afternoon will arrive nha trang city.check in hotel for a well-earned rest and recuperation! In the evening explore Nha Trang and dinner at a local restaurant.
Activities: Transferring and cycling
Accommodations: The Light Hotel****
Cycling distance: 86 km/109 km
Day 10: Nha trang Departure
Have break in hotel, you are free to go shopping and relax. Our shuttle bus will pick you up and transfer to Cam Ranh International Air Port to catch flight onward.
Have breakfast in hotel and free shopping until departure time to airport. We finish our service and thank you very much for joining cycling tour with us.
Cycling distance: No
We strongly recommend the purchase of travel insurance (covering emergency medical evacuation) for trips to Vietnam.
Prices are valid 30 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 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 ( 7 breakfast, 7 lunches, 7 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.