Biking the coastal routes of Vietnam - Hue to Ho Chi Minh



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Day 1:

See charming village and Hue citadel

Meet our team at your accommodation for a full day with activities; a half-day visiting the Purple Citadel and Royal tombs of the Nguyen Dynasty and another half-day ride to countryside villages and some historical relics of Hue, stopping at Thanh Toan tile-roofed bridge, an ancient historical and architectural landmark, experience traditional culture. Get a deeper understanding of this fascinating life of locals and explore beautiful natural scenery.

Day 2:

Cycle Hue to Hoi An

Take a short transfer out of the bustling traffic to a peaceful village. Ride on impressive terrain mountain back roads through scenic countryside lanes and enjoy some of the most remarkable landscapes, passing temples, pagodas, rice fields, and fishing villages—cycle along the well-known Tam Giang Lagoon, across bridges, small towns, hills, and family farms. Then we turn on a small path and ride a long ocean Vinh Hien on flat terrain before we challenge some little hills to Phuoc Tuong Pass. Enjoy lunch at a seafood restaurant by Lang Co beach.

The option is to be flexible for cyclists who want to avoid challenging Hai Van Pass, transferring to the peak of Hai Van Pass to ride the coastal road of Da Nang City after lunch. Who loves to conquer the Pass and enjoy breathtaking views? Please, continue to rock and roll on your bike….Relax on the vehicle driving to Hoi An town in the late afternoon.

Day 3:

A fantastic countryside of Hoi An

Hoi An Town is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a Southeast Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century. The former port city's melting-pot history is reflected in its architecture, a mix of eras and styles from wooden Chinese temples to colorful French colonial buildings, ornate Vietnamese tube houses, and the iconic Japanese Covered Bridge with its pagoda. Today's cycling gives you an easy ride so you take your time for wonderful experiences; have ferry crossings, and floating bridges, explore the life of farmers in the Delta of Thu Bon River, see working buffaloes on rice paddy field, stop at a wooden boat made at a local home. Visit some workshops and see the way of weaving the colorful straw "Hoi An" sleeping mats and handicrafts in the countryside of Hoi An. Invited lunch to local home. Return to Hoi An around 2:30 PM. Spend your owned time exploring Hoi An on foot by yourself.

Day 4:

Hoi An – Tam Ky - Quang Ngai

Check out of the hotel after breakfast for a 20-minute transfer takes you to the different side of Thu Bon River, Cua Dại Bridge. We will start cycling through removed villages, many hills of white sand where locals rarely see foreigners coming through. Especially ride intensely in small towns by little Rivers where numerous bamboo bridges are the gateway to villages. Today's ride gives more opportunities to experience daily life in seaside districts. Stopping at local houses and seeing how fishermen weave fishing nets, and roll bamboo boats by locals. Ride on narrow mixed concrete dirt tracks through ride fields, and you can see buffaloes helping farmers working on farmland; you are also riding past fruit gardens, shelters, thatch houses, and traditional houses of Tam Thanh village. Many locals here do raising ducks on their own land. Special and highlights that you could enjoy the ride as much as possible. Today we have lunch a bit late in the town of Tam Ky. Then ride on an A/C vehicle to Quang Ngai city, and stop at My Lai village to pay a visit to Son My memorial before checking in hotel.

Day 5:

Quang Ngai - Quy Nhon

The most beautiful coastal back roads in Vietnam are located in central provinces. The peaceful village where today's ride start is about an hour of transfer by vehicle. In the morning, you will immerse yourself in the cycling adventure of today. In the morning, we travel through the outskirt of Tam Quang Dist; ride through the homeland of coconut, and rice farmland, cross a river of Lai Giang, and challenge some little hills before we ride down the coastal country back road and pass salt fields. We continue biking on the small country road to De Ghi and stop for lunch at De Ghi fishing village. In the afternoon, we ride past shrimp farms and fish farms along a quiet oceanic back road, view the beautiful scenery of foothills, peanut fields, and tapioca plantations, passing dunes before a leisurely ride a long Thi Nai Marsh.

Day 6:

Quy Nhon – Nha Trang

This day is quite a long way of 65km cycling, after an hour, transfers to a fishing village to begin with, crossing a lagoon by riding a wooden bridge in 1 km long. Then we enjoy riding on dirt tracks along fish farms and fishing villages, passing farmlands of cashew plantations before a coffee break at Nam Hai fishing village. Then we continue to bike on a gentle hilly country road through cassava and sugar cane and sweet potato plantations before we pedal along local beaches to Tuy Ha city. Your lunch is in Tuy Ha City. After lunch, a short transfer takes you to a rural village to start the afternoon ride. The bike route is mixed concrete and dirt track through nice villages and green rice paddies, passing kindergarten, primary and high schools. There will be many stops at local markets on the way. We will have a transfer to Nha Trang city in the late afternoon.

Day 7:

Nha Trang - Dalat

Cycling from Nha Trang to Dalat is not easy and fun because Nha Trang is a seaside city, and Dalat is the central highland province and about 1500 meters above sea level. Please, do not worry about this! Vietnam Backroads is a real cycling adventurer and the top cycle tour organizer. Our team wills tailor-made, accessible routes and beautiful scenery without serious hills (28km) so that any cyclists can ride on and enjoy particular views along the way. We divided it into two sections of today's ride; the route is flat in the morning and hilly in the afternoon. Our support vehicle takes you from Nha Trang city to Dien Khanh, a rural district near Nha Trang. Our ride will begin at the Dien Khanh Ancient Citadel. Ride on a smooth path through the farm village foot of a mountain; see locals harvesting vegetables and sugar cane plantation, and you can take many photos as you can. Your lunch is well-arranged at a restaurant by a small and lovely River. There is a transfer 28 km on the spiral road to Hon Giao's Peak. There are many stops so that you admire breathtaking views. Here are, we continue our adventure through tropical forest and pine forest. Meet tribal people; pass small villages and beautiful lakes in the afternoon ride.

Day 8:

Dalat – Nam Cat Tien

Check out the hotel for a transfer to the countryside north of Dalat. The morning ride is easy and pleasant ride because of almost riding down the valleys, passing greenhouses. Ride through scenic roads with the endless green pine forest and vegetable farms surrounding Lang Biang. Then we continue riding through a forested jungle valley to Ta Nung. Share the road with minority kids going to school before cycling down to the vast area of coffee plantation of Nam Ban town. Stopping at cricket farms and continuing biking to the high road. We will have a transfer to Bao Loc for lunch before our last ride starts in Madagui. Ride on a country back road, pass cashew plantations and vibrant villages to Nam Cat Tien National Park

Day 9:

Nam Cat Tien – Ho Chi Minh

Cat Tien National Park is a treasure trove of biodiversity and tropical forests of southern Vietnam. It's a peaceful place and home to thousands of birds and many exotic species of plants and animals. Wake up early, take a walk along River, enjoy the beautiful sunrise, and listen to birds singing. After breakfast, enjoy hiking with a local guide into a tropical green forest. Explore the spectacular woodlands, home to many exotic species of plants and animals. Return to hotel for check out. Spend three hours driving to Ho Chi Minh. Lunch is in town on the way going to Ho Chi Minh. Cycling Hue to Ho Chi Minh

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