Cycle Through Vietnam

Itinerary

DAY 1 – ARRIVE  HANOI

Upon arrival  in Hanoi  you will be  met and  transferred to your hotel. Meet  your  tour leader for welcome drinks  and  a  tour briefing.

CHURCH BOUTIQUE HOTEL - 2 nights

DAY 2 – HANOI

Discover the Old Quarter on a walking  tour, then explore Hanoi with  visits  to historic  Ba  Dinh  Square, the  infamous Hoa  Lo (Hanoi  Hilton)  prison  and  the peaceful Temple   of  Literature, then, the remainder of the day is at leisure.

 DAY 3 – HANOI  TO HALONG BAY

Cycle to the early  morning  flower  market, see  the flag  raising ceremony in the Ho Chi Minh Quarter and  cycle  over  Long Bien Bridge.  Drive to Halong  and  check  into  your  hotel overlooking the bay.

HALONG  PLAZA HOTEL  – 1 night

DAY 4 – HALONG  BAY TO HUE

This morning  cruise  through the amazing  lime  karst scenery of Halong  Bay. Transfer back to Hanoi  and board your overnight train to Hue.

OVERNIGHT TRAIN - 1 night

 DAY 5 – HUE

Cycle  to the citadel and  wander the  last empire’s Forbidden City. Visit Thien Mu Pagoda and cycle   to  the  tomb  of  the emperor Tu Duc.

ASIA HOTEL - 1 night

 DAY 6 – HUE TO HOI AN

Drive south  along  the dramatic Hai Van  Pass to the enchanting ancient town of Hoi An visiting Marble Mountain en-route. ANCIENT HOUSE RIVER RESORT - 2 nights

 DAY 7 – HOI  AN

Take  a  leisurely ride  through  the rural  villages  that surround Hoi An’s  old  town.  You  may  also  like to take part in  a  fun, optional evening  cooking demonstration.

 DAY 8 – HOI  AN TO QUY NHON

Pedal through  quiet countryside  into  the coastal  town  of Quy Nhon. Visit the sobering site of My Lai en-route. SAIGON QUY NHON HOTEL - 1 night

 DAY 9 – QUY  NHON  TO NHA TRAN

Visit  a  local   humanities  centre  before continuing on to NhaTrang for some  sunny relaxation time.

ASIA PARADISE HOTEL - 2 nights

 DAY 10 – NHA  TRANG

Enjoy  a  leisurely boat trip around the  islands  off  Nha  Trang, with lunch, a swim and a chance to snorkel.

 DAY 11 – NHA  TRANG  TO MUI NE

Depart Nha Trang for the journey to the seaside town of Mui Ne stopping en-route at the Poklongarai Cham Ruins

NOVELA MUI NE RESORT & SPA - 1 night

DAY 12 – MUI  NE TO SAIGON

Take  an  early   morning   optional  cycle   to Mui  Ne  sand  dunes before driving to Saigon, Vietnam’s most populous city. NOTHERN HOTEL - 3 nights

DAY 13 – SAIGON

Travel south to the delta of  one  of  the world’s  most famous rivers, The  Mekong. Enjoy a  full  day’s touring here to see  the local sights before returning to Saigon.

DAY 14 – SAIGON

Take  a nice  ride  out to the famous  Cu Chi Tunnels  and  gain  a great insight  into  this  historical  war site before returning  to Saigon to see  some  of the city’s main sites.

DAY 15 – SAIGON

Today  you  will  be  transferred to the airport for  your  onward journey.

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