Day 1: Hanoi – Ninh Binh/ Hoa Lu - Tam Coc (33km) (L/D)
At 8 am pick me up from your hotel and we drive out to Ninh Binh town, from the start point, where we take a bike and cycle to the picturesque setting of Hoa Lu then cycling the off-beaten track from Hoa Lu to Tam Coc town, grasp a refreshing lunch and continue our afternoon with a boat trip to the sunshine valley. Overnight in Ninh Binh town.
Day 2: Ninh Binh – Thanh Hoa (60km) (B/L/D)
Today we’ll cycle the 60km to the town of Thanh Hoa. We’ll cycle through spectacular limestone mountains and lush green rice paddies. The cycling is flat and very easy. Overnight in Thanh Hoa.
Day 3: Thanh Hoa – Vinh (60km) (B/L/D)
We drive for the first 85km to Quynh Luu town. From there we cycle from Quynh Luu to Dien Chau, where to get lunch. In the afternoon cycle to Cua Lo with its white sandy beach and the town of Vinh in Nghe An province.
Day 4: Vinh – Dong Hoi (90km) (B/L/D)
As with yesterday, we begin our journey by bus to the small town of Ky Anh. Hoop on the bike, double-check everything is ready to hit the road jack to Dong Hoi. Lunch on road, stop several times to relax and to visit some nice places on way. Our destination for tonight is the fishing port of Dong Hoi.
Day 5: Dong Hoi – Phong Nha – Dong Hoi (80km) (B/L/D)
After breakfast starts cycling about 44km to the spectacular Phong Nha Cave. The cave is probably the most beautiful and certainly the largest in Vietnam. UNESCO recently designated the area as the country’s fifth World Heritage Site. We continue cycling to Dong Hoi along part of the famous Ho Chi Minh Trail which is very much enjoyable quiet and relaxing.
Day 6: Dong Hoi – Dong Ha (50km) (B/L/D)
Today we’ll cycle south along Highway 1 but back road using both our bicycles and our support vehicle. We reach the town of Duong Ha where we stay for the night. In reaching Dong Ha we pass through the DMZ (Demilitarized Zone) and Vinh Moc Tunnels, scenes of the bitterest fighting during the American War.
Day 7: Dong Ha - Hue (70km cycling) (B/L/D)
Get up and have breakfast. Get on buses drive about 20km to nearly beach and start to jump on a bike and be ready to rock and roll with our guide from Dong Ha to Hue along a coastal back road to the former Imperial capital and cultural center of Vietnam, Hue. Hotel check-in and rest.
Day 8: Hue - Hoian (70km cycling) (B/L/D)
Have breakfast. Back on buses driving to start line about 10km. Drop off and let’s ride to the local village further to beaches and along the beach up to the mountain end up for the first ride at highway 1. On buses to next ride. On buses stop a couple of times to visit and have lunch on way. Buses bring all teams uphill. Stop for a wonderful view and hoop on the bike descending to Havan pass. End upcycling and back on buses to Hoian.
Day 9: Hoian Sightseeing and Adventures (B/L/D) (cycling 40km)
In the morning buses and tour guides will take all team to My Son relic holly land of Champa Kingdom half day back to Hoian for lunch. In the afternoon back on a bike to ride about three hours through the villages and see how the local people live and smile. Back to the hotel relax and discover the city by yourself. Farewell dinner with group and support team.Overnight in Hoian hotel. End The Tour.
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