Enthralling Coastal Vietnam Bike Tour

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Overview

One of the most popular cycling routes in Vietnam interspersed with coastal and mountain trails. Here lush countrysides, forests, and pristine beaches go hand in hand with bustling wet markets, charming old towns, and trendy young cities.

Explore temples, pagodas, and imperial citadels, visit fine old merchant houses or seek out some of the world’s best warm water beaches. Welcome to Coastal Vietnam!

Start

Hué | 13:00hrs

Finish

Nha Trang | 16:00hrs

Lodging

casual

Level

easy to moderate

Avg. dist. cycled

50km or 30mi

Suitable for

Age: 13+

Highlights

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coastal route

A classic coastal route combined with spectacular hinterland trails

Itinerary

DAY 1Hué – Hue LoopThe ScarlettD25km / 15micycling

Day 1: Hué – Hue Loop

The UNESCO World Heritage town of Hué is your gateway to Coastal Vietnam.

Our guide meets you at your hotel at about 13:00hrs. Today take your bicycle out for a leisurely loop around the imperial town of Hué. Ride past the Citadel, Thien Mu Pagoda, Mausoleums, and the merchant’s houses along the banks of the Perfume River and through quiet lanes with lush gardens. This is your first tryst with the Vietnamese way of life.

DAY 2Lang Co Beach Lang Co Beach ResortB,L,D 70km / 42mi*cycling

Day 2: Lang Co Beach

After a hearty breakfast, we head out of Hue to the coast. Begin riding off the beaten track along a picturesque, narrow peninsular road. Cross the estuary of the Perfume River and from here, ride over some low hills to the Phuoc Tuong Pass offering panoramic views of tranquil lagoon and coastline. We break for lunch by the gorgeous lagoon and continue riding towards Lang Co Beach.

Enjoy some good leisure beach time here.

DAY 3Hoi An Hoi An Travel LodgeB,L,D70km / 42mi*cycling

Day 3: Hoi An

Today get ready to conquer the highest pass of the ride. Cycle along the Lang Co Bay and through winding paths with spectacular views of wooden fishing boats, waterfalls, mountains, and pine forests. Conquer Hai Van pass for views of this splendid bay. This rugged pass is the final section of the Truong Son Range stretching to the sea. From the pass, enjoy the breathtaking descent to the base and ride through the commercial heartland of Central Vietnam, Danang, to Hoi An, a delightful old trading town and UNESCO World Heritage Site.

DAY 4Hoi An – My SonHoi An Travel LodgeB,L40km / 24mi*cycling

Day 4: Hoi An – My Son

The architectural beauty of Hoi An will captivate you as this UNESCO World Heritage Site offers a melange of Vietnamese, European, Chinese, Japanese monuments in an unhurried, timeless setting. Here, we ride to My Son, a cluster of abandoned and partially ruined Hindu temples constructed between the 4th and 14th century AD by the kings of Champa. Regarded as one of the foremost Hindu temple complexes in Southeast Asia and is the foremost heritage site of this nature in Vietnam. The initial riding is through the hinterland and the last leg has a bit of traffic, so ride carefully.

You can also take this as a rest day and enjoy the enchanting Hoi An town at leisure. A paradise for shoppers, a walk through the town gives a feel of an open-air museum.

DAY 5Tam Ky Le Dung HotelB,L,D50km / 30micycling

Day 5: Tam Ky

An extremely rural ride today through small villages, rice fields, and narrow paths. After reaching Tam Ky, explore the nearby sights 1000 years old Chien Dan Cham Tower or a beautiful fishing village and stunning murals of Bich Hoa Tam Thanh Village.

DAY 6Quang Ngai Sa Huynh Beach ResortB,L,D80km / 48mi*cycling

Day 6: Quang Ngai

A shuttle transfer for about 1hr brings us to our starting point of cycling. Follow the village road and ride past rural, rice-farming villages. Along the way, visit My Lai Massacre Memorial along the way. During the Vietnam War, a company of American soldiers brutally killed the majority of the population of My Lai. From Quang Ngai, continue riding through the forests and mountains ending at Highway 1 and then shuttle to Sa Huynh Resort for an overnight stay.

DAY 7Qui NhonSeagullB,L,D65km / 39mi*cycling

Day 7: Qui Nhon

Today bike in the tropical countryside, past tree-canopied rice farms and lush green mountains. The ride is largely flat with mountains looming in the backdrop all throughout. Stop off at a Cham tower – built by the Champa civilization who ruled the southern Vietnamese area for over a millennium up until the early 1800s. Later take a short transfer to Qui Nhon.

DAY 8Tuy HoaSala BeachB,L,D70km / 42micycling

Day 8: Tuy Hoa

Today is a beautiful rolling route. A short transfer takes us off the highway and to the remote area where we start biking with the view of gorgeous forests and hills. The biking is through undulating terrain past beautiful villages and mountain views. After lunch, continue riding towards the main highway and then transfer to Tuy Hoa.

DAY 9Nha Trang TTC MicheliaB,L70km / 42micycling

Day 9: Nha Trang

Another good day at the saddle. Ride past network of lush rice fields which blanket the valley. Admire the ocean view around the Vung Ro bay before meeting the pass which is a natural border between the provinces. Descend down to stunning Dai Lanh beach and take a break for a swim and lunch.

After lunch, continue riding along the coast and then turn on to the Hon Gom peninsular road for the final leg. This is our last day of riding along the Vietnamese coast and it’s a long ride. Enjoy it to the fullest.

Before arriving at Nha Trang, visit the famous Po Ngar Cham Towers, built between the 7th and 12th centuries and still actively used for worship.

We aim to reach Nha Trang by 16:00hrs.

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Essential Info

Inclusions

LODGING

All hotels as mentioned in the tour details (subject to availability). All options are personally reviewed.

shuttle

A Van support that follows the group of riders and carries all belongings.

refreshments

Refreshments and mineral water while cycling.

trip leader

Expert Trip Leader(s) who look after your every need and add meaning to your vacation.

meals

Meals as per itinerary. Guests are given the opportunity to dine on their own so that they discover a location independently.

entrance

Entrance fees to most of the monuments and temples.

bike

Immaculately maintianed bike with helmet, suited to a terrain.

Exclusions

Airport pickup and drop

We recommend to book direclty from airport or hotel.

meals

Some meals may not be included. Please check your itinerary.

Beverages

Beverages such as alcohol, tea, coffee, juice at a hotel or restaurant.