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Day 1: Sai Gon - Da Lat (40km Cycling) (L,D)
Transfer out of the bustle Saigon city to go to Bao Loc, home land of tea plantations; lunch at local restaurant. Keep transferring to Prenn waterfall for short rest and sight seeing. Arrive Dalat city, check in hotel and time for cycling around undulating city past by Xuan Huong lake, Dalat flower garden, Dalat market, Langbiang mountain. Back to hotel lately in a cool climate. Overnight in Dalat.
Day 2: Da Lat city tour (60km cycling) (B,L,D)
Cycling to the Valley of Love, Bao Dai Palace, Crazy House, Truc Lam pagoda by cable car. Lunch at local restaurant. Rest of the day is free at leisure in a cool climate - highland city. Overnight in Dalat.
Day 3: Da Lat - Nha Trang (100km cycling) (B,L,D)
Breakfast at the hotel. Cycle from hotel through pine tree forests along the way to Dien Khanh old citadel. Picnic lunch on the way. Transfer the rest when reach highway 1 to Nha Trang, Visit the Ponagar Cham tower if time permit. Overnight in Nha Trang beach city.
Day 4: Nha Trang - Tuy Hoa (80km cycling) (B,L,D)
Early morning swimming at the beach, breakfast at the hotel. Check out and drive to Ninh Hoa in 40 minutes. Bike rides over the Co Ma Pass, down hill with a scenic seaview and mountain to Dai Lanh sandy beach. Seafood lunch is served. Cycle the peaceful roads to Tuy Hoa for night.
Day 5: Tuy Hoa - Quang Ngai (60km cycling) (B,L,D)
Transfer a short way to outside the city and today's ride is along the country roads, dirt and challenge. After picnic lunch, the way to the overnight town will be relaxed on the air-con bus. Overnight in Quang Ngai historical city.
Day 6: Quang Ngai - Hoi An (50km cycling) (B,L,D)
Start to ride from the hotel to My Lai massacre in 1968. Then visit a school for charity, cycle to My khe beach for lunch. The country road is for afternoon rides, reaching the highway 1 and transfer to Hoi An ancient and a world heritage town for overnight.
Day 7: Hoi An option (B,L)
Whole free day in Hoi An on your own exploring. Or may cycle to My Son heritage or cooking class or snorkeling (option). Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 8: Hoi An - Hue (80km cycling) (B,L,D)
Leaving the lantern old town for the coast of China beach to Ngu Hanh Son (Marble Mountains) to visit stone sculptures. Hundreds of statues, products made of Sandstone and Marble by local craftsmen. Cycle along the coast and up to Hai Van Pass - a legendary Pass in the center of Vietnam (20km cycling up and down) from 14th century.Lunch at Lang Co beach - a one of beautiful beaches in the world recognized by Unesco. Relax after eating on the bus and transfer to Phuoc Tuong hill. Ride from the top hill down railway to Cau Hai lagoon. And through the "ghost city" before arriving in Hue for overnight.
Day 9: Hue - Hanoi (25km cycling) (B,L,D)
Morning ride around the city to visit Hue old Citadel of the Nguyen Dynasty of 19th & 20th century, Thien Mu pagoda and Tu Duc King Tomb. Back to the hotel for checking out. Have lunch in Hue before taking the train to Hanoi (600km). Overnight on the Reunification Train.
Day 10: Hanoi city tour (no cycling) (B,L,D)
Arrive in Hanoi at about 5:00am. Transfer to the hotel for rest shortly, enjoy a breakfast at Pho24 (traditional vietnamese noodle) near Ho Guom Lake. Doing city tour to visit Temple of Literature, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum complex and one pillar pagoda. Afternoon free at leisure. Overnight in Ha Noi.
Day 11: Ha Noi departure (no cycling) (B)
Free day till your depature flight. Transfer you out to the airport for your onward flight.
*Inclusive of: Back-up air-con Van/Bus(carry bikes, bikers)
*Truck(s) for carrying bikes for big group
*English speaking cum biking tour guide(s)
*Entrance fees for sightseeing
*Train ticket (soft berth) Hue - Ha Noi
*Boat trips and snorkeling equipment
*Airport transfer in/out
*Pick up & drop off at your hotel
*Meals as mentioned (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner) Bike/Helmet/Tool kit/First aid kit/Mechanic Water, snacks, cold towers, soft drinks and fresh fruits for cycling day
Exclusive of: Personal expenses and what are not mentioned
*Group size is min 2 and max 10 travelers.
TOUR PRICE in option:
1. US$ 1,395 per person for staying at 2, 3-star hotels
2. US$ 1,469 per person for staying at 3, 4-star hotels & villas
3. US$ 1,879 per person for staying at 4, 5-star hotels & resorts