Active: Cycle Vietnam's Backroads (AVEC)

Countries Visited: Viet Nam
Trip Style: Acrtive - Hiking, biking and kayaking adventures across the world
Hungry to walk, hike, trek, bike, raft and kayak your way across the world's greatest destinationss No sweat. (Well, maybe a little.) You don't have to be a decathlete to take an Active trip, just someone with a healthy love for getting active and the outdoors.
Service Level: Standard
  • Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences
  • Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character
  • Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience
  • All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own
    Physical Demands Rating: 4 - You might encounter a few high-altitude hikes or other more strenuous activities. Pro tip: Put down that pastry, buster.
    Group Size: Max 15, Avg 12
    Meals Included: 13 breakfasts, 1 lunch
    Accommodations: Hotel (12 nts), overnight train (1 nt)

    Highlights
    Cycle the bustling streets of Hanoi, follow the path of the famous Reunification Express by bike, take on the challenge of the Hai Van Pass, weave through rice paddies and villages on the back roads of Vietnam, relax on the beach at Nha Trang.

    Description
    Are you bored of spin classes and biking the same old trails at homes The cure is Vietnam. This 14-day trip is one of Asias classic cycling journeys, riding from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City, giving you a unique viewpoint of the countryside. With thousands of kilometres of stunning beaches and beautiful coastal roads, as well as some of the freshest seafood around, this ride is an indulgent experience whether in or out of the saddle. Prepare to have your cycling legs challenged.
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    Tour Operator
    G Adventures
    Duration
    14 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1HanoiDay 1 Hanoi
    Arrive at any time. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
    Day 2HusDay 2 Hanoi/Hus (1B)
    Opt to attend a performance at the famous Water Puppet Theatre with some free time before heading south. Included Activities: Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Museum Guided Tour Transport: Basic overnight train (beds) (13.00-14.00 hours)
    Day 3HusDay 3 Hus (1B)
    Cycle through Hue and to landmarks like the Citadel and Tu Ducs tomb. Included Activities: Hue Cycling Tour
    Day 4Lang CoDay 4 Hus/Lang CO (1B)
    Take a full day exploring the countryside to the south of Hue before continuing along the coast following the route of the Reunification Express. Included Activities: Cycling HuE to Lang CO
    Day 5Hoi AnDay 5 Lang CO/Hoi An (1B)
    Cycle up and over the famous Hai Van Pass - the geographic north-south divider of Vietnam. Cycling this stretch is a great adventure. Travel to the picturesque Hoi An and enjoy the historic town. Included Activities: Cycling Lang CO to Hsi An
    Day 6Hoi AnDay 6 Hoi An (1B, 1L)
    Take a day to relax and rest in Hoi An after a challenging day of cycling. Enjoy a noodle making demonstration and lunch at Oodles of Noodles, a G Adventures-supported project. Included Activities: Oodles of Noodles Demonstration and Lunch
    Day 7Tam KsDay 7 Hoi An/Tam Ks (1B)
    Cross the Thi Bon River by boat and continue cycling along the stunning Vietnamese coastline. The route to Tam Ky is filled with picturesque views and tall sand dunes. Overnight in Tam Ky. Included Activities: Cycling Hsi An to Tam Ks Transport: Thi Bon RIver Boat
    Day 8Qusng NgaiDay 8 Tam Ks/Qusng Ngai (1B)
    Follow the backroads of Vietnam, passing paddy fields and villages to My Lai and the sobering Massacre Monument. Continue by bus to Quang Ngai and unwind by the coast. Included Activities: Cycling Tam Ks to Qusng Ngai
    Day 9Quy NhonDay 9 Qusng Ngai/Quy Nhon (1B)
    Cycle south along the coast. Stop at Dai Lanh beach before continuing by bus to Quy Nhon for the night. Included Activities: Cycing Qusng Ngai to Dai Lanh Transport: Private Vehicle (0.25 hour(s), 3km)
    Day 10Tuy HoaDay 10 Quy Nhon/Tuy HOa (1B)
    Pedal from Quy Nhon to Tuy Hoa - the longest cycle of the trip. Follow the coastline over undulating hills all the way to the beach. Included Activities: Cycling Quy Ngon to Tuy HOa
    Day 11Nha TrangDay 11 Tuy HOa/Nha Trang (1B)
    Cycle the coastal route to Nha Trang. Pass beautiful beaches, friendly villages, and thousands of waving children. Included Activities: Cycling Tuy HOa to Nha Trang
    Day 12Nha TrangDay 12 Nha Trang (1B)
    Spend the day on the beach soaking up the sun, explore the local shops and markets, or visit nearby historical towns.
    Day 13Ho Chi Minh CityDay 13 Nha Trang/Ho Chi Minh City (1B)
    Fly to Ho Chi Minh City, where there is some time to explore Vietnams biggest and busiest city. Transport: Plane (1.00 hour(s))
    Day 14Ho Chi Minh CityDay 14 Ho Chi Minh City (1B)
    Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day
    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    01/01/2018$2,199.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 14; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    02/05/2018$2,199.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 7; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    03/05/2018$2,199.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 11; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    10/01/2018$2,199.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 15; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    11/05/2018$2,199.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 15; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    01/14/2019$2,199.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 15; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    02/11/2019$2,199.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 15; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    03/11/2019$2,199.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 15; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    10/07/2019$2,199.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 15; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    11/04/2019$2,199.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 15; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    11/25/2019$2,199.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 15; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    12/16/2019$2,199.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 15; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    Disclaimer

    Local Flights: All local flights are included in the cost of your tour unless otherwise noted. It is important that we have your passport information at the time of booking in order to process these tickets. Internal flight tickets are issued locally and will be given to you prior to the flight departure.

    Dossier Disclaimer:The information in this trip details document has been compiled with care and is provided in good faith. However it is subject to change, and does not form part of the contract between the client and the operator. The itinerary featured is correct at time of printing. It may differ slightly to the one in the brochure. Occasionally our itineraries change as we make improvements that stem from past travellers, comments and our own research. Sometimes it can be a small change like adding an extra meal along the itinerary. Sometimes the change may result in us altering the tour for the coming year. Ultimately, our goal is to provide you with the most rewarding experience. Please note that our brochure is usually released in November each year. If you have booked from the previous brochure you may find there have been some changes to the itinerary.

    VERY IMPORTANT: Please ensure that you print a final copy of your Trip Details to review a couple of days prior to travel, in case there have been changes that affect your plans.

    Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.

    Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.
      
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