Bike tour from Quang Binh – Quang Tri – Hue – Hoi An – Da Nang (5days)

This is an exiting experience of cycling on the Word Heritage Road in the Central Vietnam. Start from Dong Hoi, you will visit Phong Nha – the world’s longest river inside the cave, then the De-militarized Zone (DMZ) in Quang Tri with Vinh Moc Tunnels. Hue once was the capital of Vietnam (1802-1945) with the walled Citadel, Royal Palaces, Royal Tombs and old Buddhist temples … Riding from Hue to Hoi An is beautiful with scenic road of Lagoon, rice fields, beaches and amazing Hai Van Pass. Then you will spend a relaxing time in Hoi An Old Town …
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Day 1: Dong Hoi train station – Dong Hoi ( D)
Arrival in DongHoiCity. Pick up at train station transfer to hotel. Check in and relax.
Have dinner at local restaurant.
Free to explore Quang Binh by night.

  • Include: mini van transfer to the hotel, dinner
  • Hotel 3*: Tan Binh, deluxe room
  • Hotel 4*: Sun Spa Resort / Saigon Quang Binh; superior

Day 2: Dong Hoi – Phong Nha caves – Dong Hoi (40-40km) ( B, L)
Following breakfast we cycle 30km on Ho Chi Minh Trail to the spectacular Phong Nha cave, then boat on the Son river to discover 1000m caves, continue by boat on Chay river and visit the Dark cave. Lunch at the local restaurant

The cave is probably the most beautiful and certainly the largest in Vietnam. The cave lies in PhongNha-KeBangNational Park and UNESCO recently designated the area as the country fifth World Heritage Site. The park has some beautiful limestone formations, grottoes and caves as well as many 1,000m plus unexplored peaks. After having explored the cave we return by bicycle to Dong Hoi along part of the famous Ho Chi Minh Trail.

  • Include: mini van, escort truck, bikes, water, lunch, local guide, tour leader, boat, entrance fees
  • Hotel 3*: Tan Binh, deluxe room
  • Hotel 4*: Sun Spa Resort / Saigon Quang Binh; superior

Day 3: Dong Hoi – Dong Ha – Vinh Moc Tunnels – Hue (40-50km) ( B, L)
Today we bike to the South along Highway 1 through the DMZ (Demilitarized Zone), scene of some of the bitterest fighting during the American War, using both our bicycles and our support vehicle. Visit Vinh Moc tunnels, then have lunch at local restaurant

Vinh Moc tunnels were used as a shelter rather than a combat base during the Vietnam war. It was dug mainly for the purpose of escaping the US bombing in DMZ. There still exist all the basic facilities for the underground life: sleeping corners, kitchens, schools, theatres, clinics and maternity wards. During the time, 17 children were born in these tunnels, an amazing story about one of the most devastating wars in the modern world history.

This afternoon, we drive to Hue – the former Imperial capital and cultural centre of Vietnam.
Check-in and free to relax

  • Include: mini van, escort truck, bikes, water, lunch, local guide, tour leader, entrance fees
  • Hotel 3*: Ngoc Huong / Asia / Hue Smile; deluxe room
  • Hotel 4*: Huong Giang / Century, Modial / Park View; superior

Day 4: Hue – Da Nang – Hi An (40-50km) (B, L)
We cycle to visit the Hue Citadel and ImperialCity, then we bike upstream the legendary PerfumeRiver. Along the way, we stop for Thien Mu pagoda and visit Tu Duc tomb. After having viewed the splendid landscaped gardens and ornate architecture of the kings’ final resting places we continue go to Hoi An.

Have lunch at restaurant

Keep riding around Lap An Lagoon and Lang Co Beach before cycle up to the scenic Pass in Vietnam Hai Van Pass with a beautiful view from the top. Cycling along the coast to the hotel and overnight in Hoi An

  • Include: mini van, escort truck, bikes, water, lunch, local guide, tour leader, entrance fees
  • Hotel 3*: the Earth Homestay / Loc Phat Homestay ; deluxe room
  • Hotel 4*: Vinh Hung Emerald Resort, superior

Day 5: Hoi An – Da Nang (30km) ( B, L)

Having breakfast at the hotel, cycling around the ancient town center to visit former merchants’ houses, the 400 year-old JapaneseCovered Bridge and the colourful market.
Have lunch at restaurant.

Free at leisure until transfer to Da Nang airport for your next flight.

Include: mini van, escort truck, bikes, water, lunch, local guide, tour leader, entrance fees

The end of tour.

Tour price (16 seat mini van):

3 stars

4 stars

316 US$/ 1 person

369 US$/ 1 person

Tour price (29 seat bus):

3 stars

4 stars

333 US$/ 1 person

386 US$/ 1 person

Inclusive of:

  • Air conditioned bus/van
  • Escort Truck to carry bikes
  • English speaking guide, tour leader
  • Entrance fees and boat
  • Airport transfer in/out
  • Pick up & drop off at your hotel
  • Meals as mentioned (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Trek Bikes/Helmets
  • Water, cold towers: 2 bottle 0.5l/ day/ person
  • Accommodation

Exclusive of:

  • Travel insurance, tips, flight tickets
  • Personal expenses

 

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