5 day Vietnam bike tour

Vietnam 5 day 4 night Cycle Classic

HOIAN – P’RAO – A LUOI – HUE – LANG CO – HOIAN

This is an exciting 5 day ride covering 2 of Vietnam’s World Heritage sites. We cycle from the beautiful Unesco World Heritage town of Hoi An on the coast, up into the mountains, before heading back to the coast in Hue, then finishing back down on the coast to Hoi An. We travel along some beautiful rivers, rice paddies and to the ethnic minority villages. Meeting some of the locals and finding out about some of the amazing history and culture of this great country.

Day 1 – Hoi An – P’Rao ~70 km biking (50 km biking, L,D)

Our teams will pick you up at the hotel and transfers for an hour to the road head. Be prepared for a day of rolling climbing into the mountains and on to the famous Ho Chi Minh road. This afternoon you will be in the heart of the mountainous region bordering Laos, home to the remote hill tribe, the Co Tu ethnic minority, a small community of isolated villages where tradition and culture have not been affected. We will continue on to Bho Hoong, a traditional Co Tu Village where we will overnight at a bungalow dinner.

Day 2 – P’Rao –A’Luoi ~ 80 km (50 km biking, B,L,D)

After breakfast at the hotel, continue the ride along the famous Ho Chi Minh Road to A Luoi.ALuoi is known as the site of many battles during the war between America and Viet Nam, climbing more mountain passes and winding along roads fringed by rainforest. Amid this stunning remote mountain scenery live the ethnic minority hill tribes of the Co Tu.A stop at A Shau Airbase (US Marines) to learn how the local people still experience hardship caused by the aftermath of the war. Picnic lunch is taken along the way. After lunch we continue our ride along the Ho Chi Minh road to A Luoi, arriving A Luoi, check in the hotel dinner, overnight in A Luoi.

Day 3 – A’ Luoi – Hue ~ 70 km (50 km biking, B,L,D)

After breakfast at the hotel we descend down to Hue , starting to cycling 5km on Ho Chi Minh road, turn left on Highway 49.. We enjoy the fantastic mountain views along the road, the rolling green hills and the crystal-clear streams running in between magnificent hillsides. A stop at Binh Dien Village to discover the life of local people on a rubber tree and coffee farm Arriving Hue, check in the hotel, lunch. Free and leisure Overnight at the hotel in Hue

Day 4 : Hue – Lang Co~ 90km (50 km biking, B,L,D)

 

After breakfast at the hotel, vehicle and guide will transfer to Thuan An Beach, starting cycling to Lang Co town, beautiful ride around the fishing villages and rice paddies. on this day we will climbing a small pass, after that we ride on the coast arriving Lang Co, check in the hotel lunch, free at leisure on Lang Co beach dinner, overnight in Lang Co.

 

 

Day 5 : Lang Co – Hoian ~ 65km (50 km biking, B,L,D)

After breakfast at the hotel, starting cycling on highway 1 to Danang, this is a good challenge the Hai Van is the mountain to be conquered and perfectly doable as it is a steep undulating climb but only over 10k. The ride on to Hoi An is all flat with great vistas into Danang along the beach arriving Hoian, check in the hotel, dinner, overnight in Hoian.

 

Inclusions:

4 nights accommodation, All meals as indicated, Bike Hire, Support Vehicle, All transfers during ride, English and local speaking guides, Cap, Towel, Mineral water

Exclusions:

Hoi An accommodation, Single room supplement available, Visa’s, Travel insurances

Dates:

25th August 2015 to 29th August 2015

Cost:

USD $910pp Single Supplement USD $95