Day 1: Hanoi - Arrival
Upon arrival at Hanoi Airport our guide will welcome you and transfer to Hanoi for check in hotel. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi - Ha Long Bay
Depart Hanoi for Halong Bay - one of Vietnam's most scenic impressive sights. Embarking a boat for an exploration of the Bay. Back to Hanoi on next day. Sleeping on boat.
Day 3: Ha Long Bay - Hanoi
Returning to Halong Whaft for transferring back to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 4: Hanoi - Mai Chau
Leaving for Mai Chau. then continuing to Hoi Xuan. Overnight at the edge of Pu Luong Nature Reserve in a Thai people home.
Day 5: Pu Luong Nature Reserve - Ngoc Lac
Morning start to Ngoc Lac. Overnight in local guesthouse in Ngoc Lac.
Day 6: Ngoc Lac - Thai Hoa
Riding on the newly built Ho Chi Minh Highway to Muc Son, on the banks of River Chu. Visiting famous Lam Kinh historical relics - the birth place and palaces built by the first king of the Le dynasty - Le Loi - the person who returned the sword in Sword lake in Hanoi. Continue on the trail to Yen Cat. Overnight in Thai Hoa guesthouse.
Day 7: Thai Hoa - Nghe An
Continue riding on Ho Chi Minh Trail. Stopping in Nghe An, Nam Dan district, Kim Lien comnune, Lotus Village to visit the birthplace of President Ho Chi Minh.
Day 8: Nghe An - Huong Khe
Continue riding to Huong Khe for overnight in a local guesthouse in Huong Khe - Ha Tinh.
Day 9: Huong Khe - Phong Nha National Park
Ride about 70 km then transfer to Phong Nha National Park. There are community projects underway with Flora and Fauna International and it may be possible to visit village and learn more about the forests of the National Park.
Day 10: Phong Nha National Park - Hue
Explore Phong Nha Cave in the morning then continue riding on the Ho Chi Minh Trail across the DMZ to Cam Lo. Stop to visit Truong Son Cemetary - a memorial to the tens of thousands of North Vietnamese soldiers who died in the Annamite Mountains. Transfer to Hue. Overnight in Hue.
Day 11: Hue - Hoi An
In the morning cycle to the Tomb of Emperor Tu Duc and Khai Dinh along the banks of the Perfume River. Leave Hue in the afternoon for the former trading port of Hoi An which is 120km to the south via the spectacular hai van Pass.
Day 12: Hoi An
Leave Hoi An and cycle to the Marble Mountains. Return to Hoi An for lunch and spend the afternoon discovering the delights of Hoi An's historic town centre.
Day 13: Hoi An - Qui Nhon
300 km travel by bus and biking on request as the scenic highway follows the coast southwards.
Day 14: Qui Nhon - Nha Trang
Continue by bus and bike to Nha Trang - one of the ten best bay in the worlds.
Day 15: Nha Trang
Afternoon cycling around Nha Trang to visit the 9th century Po Nagar Cham Towers, Long Son Pagoda with its enormous Buddha statue and the interesting Dam Market.
Day 16: Nha Trang - Phan Thiet
Transfer by bus and bike to Phan Thiet and stop in Phan Rang to visit the Po Klong Garai Cham Temple. Stop in Mui Ne Peninsula with its sandy white beaches and swaying coconut palms. Overnight in Mui Ne beach.
Day 17: Phan Thiet - HoChi Minh City
Cover a final 200km passing through dense rubber plantations before reaching Saigon. Overnight in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City)
Day 18: Saigon City tour - Cu Chi tunnels
Visiting former Presidential Palace, the Notre Dame Cathedral, Old Saigon Post Office, a lacquerware factory and Thien Hau Pagoda in the City's bustling Chinatown. In the afternoon transfer to Cu Chi Tunnels, an incredible underground tunnel network constructed by Vietnamese resistance fighters during the long struggle for independence.
Day 19: Departure
At leisure until transfer to Tan Son Nhat Airport for onward flight. End of the tour.
- English speaking tour guide (Other languages are upon request)
- Twin-shared room and daily breakfast
- Boat trips in Halong Bay
- Private land transfer
- Admission fees
- Terain bikes
- Bottled fresh water
- Air tickets to/from Vietnam and airport tax
- Visa to Vietnam
- Meals are quoted separately
- Personal expenses
- Tips and gratuities