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Classic Vietnam Cycling Tour: Saigon to Hanoi
Vietnam
Classic Vietnam Cycling Tour: Saigon to Hanoi
OVERVIEW
ITINERARY
DETAILS
ESSENTIALS INFORMATION
Overview
This is Mr Biker Saigon flagship tour: a complete cyclist deep dive into Vietnam, from Saigon in the south to Hanoi in the north. Dalat, Nha Trang, Hoi An, the ancient capitals of Hue and Ninh Binh, and so much more. The sheer number of Vietnamese cities and landmarks you'll take in on this 16-day cycling tour is staggering
Destination
Saigon, Hanoi
Cycling Distance
60 - 100km/day
Level
Challenging
Trip Duration
16 Days
Cycling Days
12 Days
Group Size
2 to 16 riders
Map Overview
Saigon to Hanoi map
Itinerary
1
ARRIVAL (HO CHI MINH CITY – SAIGON)
No cycling
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Meals provided: Welcome dinner
Accommodation: not included
Airport transfer upon request. On your first day in Ho Chi Minh City, also known as Saigon, you will meet the Mr. Biker team of guides, mechanics, and drivers who will support you throughout your exciting adventure from Saigon to Hanoi.
A bike fitting is scheduled at 4PM (Mr Biker Trung Son: 24 Street No.6, Trung Son Residence, Binh Chanh District) followed by a welcome dinner where you’ll meet the cycling tour guides and support crew for your tour.
2
SAIGON – DA LAT
Cycling distance: 30km
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Meals provided: lunch
Accommodation: TTC Hotel Da Lat
Website: https://ttchospitality.vn/

We will take an early flight to Da Lat lasting 1 hour.
After arrival and check-in at your hotel, you will take a relaxing ride along the lakeshore roads in the shadow of Mount Langbian discovering the region’s distinctive European influences, mountain scenery, and temperate climate.
In the evening, you will have the chance to explore Da Lat to try its local cuisine at the night market. 
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DA LAT – HON GIAO PASS – NHA TRANG
Cycling distance: 100km
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Meals provided: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Accommodation: Navada Beach Hotel
Website: https://www.navadahotel.com/

Today is the first major cycling day on the tour, with a distance of 100 km covered.
After breakfast, you will transfer to Bi Doup Mountain outside of Dalat. Climbing up the hilly terrain is a challenge, but it is absolutely worth it as you are then rewarded with a 30km descent with unforgettable views of the mountains, forests, waterfalls, and ethnic villages below. After a well-deserved lunch, we will follow the flat roads towards the coast, finishing the day with a transfer to Nha Trang (approx. 1 hour) where you will be able to rest your legs. 
4
NHA TRANG – PHU YEN
Cycling distance: 80 km 
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Meals provided: Breakfast, lunch
Accommodation: Sala Tuy Hoa Beach Hotel
Website: https://salahotelgroup.com/en/salatuyhoabeachhotel/

In the morning, we’ll cycle to the Po Nagar Cham Towers built in AD 781, one of Vietnam’s oldest historical sites. After the visit, you will ride towards Vietnam’s Highway No. 1 where we will transfer 80 km to the Hon Gom peninsula.
For the second part of the day, you will cycle along the peninsula past the shrimp farms and the largest rice paddies of central Vietnam to Phu Yen. 
5
PHU YEN – QUY NHON
Cycling distance: 65 km
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Meals provided: Breakfast, lunch
Accommodation: Seagull Hotel
Website: https://www.seagullhotel.com.vn/

After breakfast, we will cycle along the coast to Quy Nhon, the capital city of the province. Throughout the day, you will see the province’s main economic activity: fishing. In particular, you will get a chance to see the region’s iconic basket-shaped fishing boats as you enter Quy Nhon, where you will spend the night. 
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RELAX IN QUY NHON
No cycling
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Meals provided: Breakfast
Accommodation: Seagull Hotel
Website: https://www.seagullhotel.com.vn/

A rest day allowing you to kick back and relax on the beach. Breakfast is provided at your hotel.
7
QUY NHON – QUANG NGAI
Cycling distance: 80 km
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Meals provided: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Accommodation: Thien An Riverside Hotel
Website: http://thienanriversidehotel.com/ThienAn/

After breakfast, you will van transfer outside of the city to avoid the bustling rush hour traffic. The remainder of the morning will be an 80km ride offering a view of coastlines as well as the local countryside. You will be able to observe the local shrimp and salt farms and meet friendly farmers along the way. After lunch at a local restaurant, you will take a scenic drive (transfer) to your hotel in Quang Ngai. 
8
QUANG NGAI – MY LAI MASSACRE – HOI AN
Cycling distance: 60 km
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Meals provided: Breakfast, lunch
Accommodation: Lavini Boutique Villa
Website: https://hoianclicks.com/lavini-hoi-an-boutique-villa/

The first stop will be a guided tour at My Lai sanctuary, the site of one of the greatest atrocities committed during the Vietnam War.
After My Lai, 1-hour transfer then you will cycle along quiet village roads, past rice paddies, and through small fishing villages filled with colorful boats.
After lunch, you will transfer to Hoi An, a mid-sized village and UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its preserved architecture, unique atmosphere, distinctive buildings, and its colorful lanterns illuminating the Hoi An Old Town at night.
The evening will be yours to start to explore this amazing town. Dinner on your own.
9
REST DAY IN HOI AN
No cycling
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Meals provided: Breakfast
Accommodation: Lavini Boutique Villa

A rest day allows riders to relax and see more of Hoi An at their own pace - enjoy the history, the local markets, or simply take it easy on the beach. Do not hesitate to ask your guide for recommendations for things to do and places to eat in Hoi An. 
10
HOI AN – HAI VAN PASS - HUE
Cycling distance: 100 km
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Meals provided: Breakfast, lunch
Accommodation: Century Riverside Hotel Hue

Day 10 will be the most challenging but rewarding day of the entire trip. The day will start with a short transfer out of the town and a ride along the coast to Da Nang before starting the climb to the world-famous Hai Van Pass. The road climbs gradually up to 480 meters with many switchbacks and offers stunning views of the countryside overlooking the East Sea.
This tough climb is followed by a long smooth descent to your reward: lunch. In the afternoon we will continue to ride seashore for another 44 km before getting to Hue, the old capital of the Nguyen Dynasty
We’ll then hop back on the van for a 90 mins drive back to Saigon and arrive at 18:30 
11
HUE – HANOI
Cycling distance: 30 km
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Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Le Jardin Hotel Haute Couture or similar
Website: https://lejardinhotels.com/hanoi-haute-couture/

The morning will be spent cycling around Hue and learning about its most iconic sights, including Vong Canh Hill, the tombs of Khai Dinh, and the seven-story Thien Mu Pagoda. Hue is the ancient capital of Vietnam, so you’ll see some of the country’s most important political and religious buildings.
To finish the day, you will enjoy a relaxing cruise on the Perfume River back to Hue before catching an hour-long flight to Hanoi.
On arrival in the capital, you will be picked up and transferred to your hotel in the Hanoi Old Quarter. Explore and dinner by yourself.
12
HANOI - MAI CHAU 
Cycling distance: 60 km
Elevation: 1000m
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Meals provided: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Accommodation: Mrs Chung Homestay

In the morning, we’ll van transfer 2.5 hours out of Hanoi before getting on our bikes and starting a 30 km uphill ride to Hoa Binh lake, where we’ll stop for a picnic lunch.
After lunch, you will encounter more stunning views as we pass through ethnic villages of the Thai, an ethnic minority in Vietnam. We’ll cycle across rice paddies on a mix of single-track paths and rough trails before returning to Mai Chau, where you will have dinner and spend the night at a hotel. 
13
MAI CHAU – PU LUONG NATURE RESERVE
Cycling distance: 60-70 km
Elevation: 1000-1200 m
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Meals provided: Breakfast, lunch, BBQ dinner
Accommodation: Mr Ba’s Homestay

The morning will start off with a challenge: a long climb uphill towards Pu Luong nature reserve. Following shaded paths beside mountain streams, we’ll enter the reserve and have a traditional Vietnamese lunch overlooking the village’s rice terraces.
The next 10 km will be a flat ride through remote ethnic minority villages and some of the most beautiful rice fields in southeast Asia. After that, we’ll make one last short steep climb to our homestay, where riders can relax with a beer in the cool waters of one of the local natural springs. We’ll end the night with a fantastic BBQ dinner outdoors. 
14
PU LUONG – NINH BINH
Cycling distance: 60 km
Elevation: 500m
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Meals provided: Breakfast, lunch
Accommodation: Ninh Binh Hidden Charm
Website: https://hiddencharmresort.com/

We’ll start the morning by tearing downhill down several of Pu Luong’s steep terraced rice fields. The next 15 km will be spent on a remote x-country dirt track found by our route-planning team. The track passes by fortress-like karst formations and bamboo water wheel irrigation systems in traditional villages.

After an hour van transfer and a traditional lunch, we rode a collection of quiet country paths and canal roads towards the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ninh Binh. 
15
NINH BINH – HA NOI
Cycling distance: 25 km
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Meals provided: Breakfast, lunch, farewell dinner
Accommodation: Le Jardin Hotel Haute Couture or Similar

After a hearty breakfast, we’ll take a leisurely ride through the stunning natural beauty and historic sites of Ninh Binh, stopping often for stories and photos. We trade in our bikes for boats, where we will be paddled by a local guide for a 3 hours tour through pitch black river caves and hidden lagoons.
After lunch in Ninh Binh, we transfer to Ha Noi and arrive before 6pm. Check in to your hotel in Hanoi’s Old Quarter and dress up for our farewell dinner! 
16
HANOI DEPARTURE
No cycling
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Meals provided: Breakfast

Breakfast is provided, but you will have a chance to make new culinary and cultural discoveries on your own for the remainder of the day. If you need to extend your holiday (e.g. to visit Ha Long Bay), we are happy to assist.

Airport transfer will be provided upon request.
Video
Includes
Accommodation
3-star hotels and homestay (twin/double sharing)
English speaking guide
Insightful, fun-loving, and cyclist at heart
Private transportation
With professional driver and equipment
Mountain bikes in all sizes + helmet
All biking gears (helmet, tool kit, water cage) are included
2 domestic flights, economy class
Saigon to Da Lat
Hue to Hanoi
Entrance fees
For ferries, museums, boat trip, etc.
Support vehicle + mechanic
From 6 riders
Snacks & soft drink, fresh fruit
On biking days
 Meals as mentioned
14 X B = Breakfasts
12 X L = Lunches
6 X D = Dinners
Free-low cold beer 
At the end of the tour
Excludes
Travel Insurance
Other personal expenses
Tips
Airport transfer
Guide & Bikes
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Your Guide
Our cycling guide is a trustworthy expert who speaks fluent English. They prioritize your safety and ensure you have all the necessary information throughout the tour, providing a reliable and enjoyable experience.
Your Bikes
Trek Marlin 5
Himo Electric Bike
Discover a cycling adventure like no other! Conquer rugged terrains on the Trek Marlin 5 , while the Himo Electric bikes provides effortless exploration. Join us and experience the thrill of adrenaline-filled trails and scenic routes with our perfect biking companions.
Accommodation
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Century Riverside Hotel Hue
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Free Wifi
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Air condition
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Parking lot
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Breakfast included
Sala Tuy Hoa Beach Hotel
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Free Wifi
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Air condition
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The Top Lounge
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Spa
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Swimming pool
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Breakfast
TTC Hotel Da Lat
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Free Wifi
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Air condition
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Parking lot
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Breakfast
Optional Cost
Disclaimer
Departure Dates
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  • 3
    March
    Sunday
    3 Mar, 2024
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    Monday
    18 Mar, 2024
  • 5
    April
    Friday
    5 Apr, 2024
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    Saturday
    20 Apr, 2024
  • 5
    May
    Sunday
    5 May 2024
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    Monday
    20 May 2024
  • 2
    June
    Sunday
    2 Jun, 2024
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    Monday
    17 Jun, 2024
  • 1
    July
    Monday
    1 July, 2024
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    Tuesday
    16 July, 2024
  • 15
    August
    Thursday
    15 Aug 2024
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    Friday
    30 Aug 2024
  • 4
    September
    Wednesday
    4 Sep, 2024
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    Thursday
    19 Sep, 2024
  • 13
    October
    Sunday
    13 Oct, 2024
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    Monday
    28 Oct, 2024
  • 10
    November
    Sunday
    10 Nov, 2024
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    Monday
    25 Nov, 2024
  • 8
    December
    Sunday
    8 Dec, 2024
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    Monday
    23 Dec, 2024
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Term & Conditions
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Deposit and Payment Terms

Deposit of 30% of the total tour price is required upon confirmation of booking or contract signing day.

Full Payment is required 45 days before departure for all services via money transfer or credit card with all bank transfer charges/ fees to be paid by the client.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations will be charged as follow:

45 or more days before departure: No cancellation charge after reducing admin fees.

From 44 to 30 days before departure: 50% cancellation charge for full package

Within 29 days prior to departure: 70% cancellation charge for full package

Within 07 days prior to departure: 100% cancellation charge for full package

No – show or unused services

No refund will be given for any unused service after the trip has commenced.

Liability

Mr. Biker Saigon is not responsible for any loss, injury or damage sustained by passengers. Additional expenses incurred due to delays, accidents, natural disaster, political actions and unrest must be borne by the passengers. Passengers are required to have full travel insurance. Airline schedules and local conditions may affect accommodation and itineraries. Should this occur, Mr. Biker Saigon will endeavor to substitute a suitable arrangement of similar value. Participation on any tours implies full agreement to the above conditions by all parties involved.

Passport and Entry Visa

Your passport must be valid for at least six months following your entry date to your travel destination.

It is your responsibility to ensure that you are in possession of a valid passport and visa and all travel documents are valid for travel.

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is not included in your tour price. It is the passenger’s responsibility to verify whether his/her local health insurance carrier provides coverage while traveling. Please contact your insurance carrier for details.

Mr. Biker Saigon strongly advises that you purchase a comprehensive travel insurance policy to cover all aspects of your tour: the loss of deposits through cancellation, loss of baggage and personal items, personal injury and death. A waiver must be signed if insurance is declined.

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