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28
Feb
2024

Explore the Best of Vietnam by Bike - Our 15-Day Overall Cycling Tour

Posted By : Threeland Travel / Vietnam Travel Guide

Discover Vietnam by bicycle on our 15-day Vietnam Overall Cycling Tour! Travel from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City while cycling stunning landscapes - rice terraces in Sapa, the central coast, and the Mekong Delta. Experience local culture up close as you pedal scenic backroads guided by experts. Staying in comfortable accommodation each night, see this diverse country at a relaxed pace. Gain lifelong memories immersing yourself in Vietnam's beauty and people from the saddle over two action-packed weeks. Sign up now for this comprehensive cycling adventure under your power across northern, central, and southern regions.

Vietnam cycling tour

15-Day Vietnam Cycling Itinerary Overview:

This exciting 15-day Vietnam Cycling Tour will take you cycling through Vietnam's most scenic destinations from north to south.

Day 1: Arrival in Hanoi with a city tour, including visits to cultural sites.
Day 2: A cycling trip through rural scenery in Ninh Binh's countryside and along dykes.
Day 3: A junk boat cruise among limestone pillars in the spectacular Halong Bay seascape.
Day 4: Travel by overnight train to Lao Cai, the gateway to the mountainous region of Sapa.
Day 5-6: Biking amongst scenic rice terraces and ethnic minority villages in Sapa.
Day 7: Border town of Lao Cai before an overnight train back to Hanoi.
Day 8: A relaxing ride around scenic West Lake followed by an afternoon flight to Central Vietnam.
Day 9: A coastal cycling route along Son Tra Peninsula taking in lush scenery.
Day 10: Pedal through the rural countryside to reach the historic town of Hoi An.
Day 11: free time to explore well-preserved architecture and culture in Hoi An.
Day 12: Cycle in the morning to the Cham ruins at My Son then return to Hoi An.
Day 13: Fly south to lively Ho Chi Minh City for city sightseeing.
Day 14: Experience the Mekong Delta by bike, interacting with friendly locals.
Day 15: Morning visit to floating markets before departing Vietnam.

Vietnam cycling tour in bridge

Cycling in Northern Vietnam:

The northern region sets the stage for diverse landscapes from towering mountains to tranquil rice fields. Slow down to experience vibrant ethnic minority cultures against scenic backdrops.

Sapa: Spend two days mountain biking through spectacular scenery, passing terraced rice fields and small villages populated by ethnic minority groups. Cycle winding paths surrounded by lush landscapes, taking in close-up views of vibrant cultures.

Vietnam cycling tour in field

Ninh Binh Countryside: Glide along rural roads surrounded by scenic rice paddies and villages. Pedal a dyke trail for views of karst cliffs. Immerse yourself in daily rural life before cruising Halong Bay's spectacular islands.

Vietnam cycling tour on road

Hanoi area: Spin around West Lake, a relaxing way to see pagodas and local life. Cruise tree-lined streets of the historic Old Quarter before boarding an overnight train to Laos Cai, Sapa's gateway city.

Vietnam cycling tour beside lake

Cycling in Central Vietnam Region:

The central region astounds with both natural beauty and cultural heritage. Experience history and coastlines at a gentle pace, while town and village walks complement scenic cycling in this special part of Vietnam.

Son Tra Peninsula: Pedal stunning coastal routes along this scenic peninsula. Pass lush jungles and pristine beaches with views of limestone cliffs rising from the East Sea. Invigorating riding amongst spectacular scenery.

Marble Mountains: Cycle to these unique mountains, home to grottoes and incredible marble landscapes. Climb staircases for sweeping views over the surrounding area.

Vietnam cycling tour on moutain

Hoi An Ancient Town: Cruise this well-preserved merchant town by bicycle. Wander its tiny alleyways and Japanese bridge on foot, taking in historic architecture and serene river scenery. Enjoy Hoi An’s relaxing small-town charm.

Vietnam cycling tour with hapiness

Cycling in Southern Vietnam:

The Mekong Delta is a highlight, offering a true cultural experience by bike. Interact with warm communities and discover the region’s charm aboard small boats among its intricate networks of rivers and canals. Experience the Delta’s essence in the morning bustle of its vibrant floating markets.

Mekong Delta: Immerse yourself in the lush, rural Delta by bike. Pass fruit orchards and friendly local families in tiny lanes. Visit cottage industries to see daily life and products.

Floating Markets: Rise early to beat the crowds at lively floating markets. Cruise among barges heaped with fresh produce, witnessing lively local trade. Gain insight into the region’s culture and economy on scenic waterways.

Vietnam cycling tour in Southern Vietnam

Vietnam Overall Cycling Tour Inclusions:

  • An intimate group size of 6-12 people allows for more personal interactions
  • Comfortable hotels in strategic locations, with private facilities
  • Experienced, licensed cycling guides with excellent route knowledge
  • Support vehicle for luggage and assistance on rides if needed
  • All breakfasts, most lunches, and dinners featuring local Vietnamese cuisine
  • Bicycle and protective gear rental (hybrid trekking or mountain bikes)
  • Train & domestic flight tickets as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees for all activities outlined in the itinerary
  • English-speaking local guides at each destination
  • Detailed trip notes and 24/7 in-country support

With a small group and expert guides, you'll experience Vietnam with like-minded travelers while still feeling catered to. Plenty of meals are included, ensuring you fully partake in the culinary culture. All logistics are managed so you can simply enjoy the ride!

Why This Tour?

This comprehensive Vietnam Overall Cycling Tour is the ideal way to experience the diversity of Vietnam. Over two exciting yet relaxing weeks, you'll visit the country's top highlights from north to south, witnessing iconic landscapes and immersing yourself in local culture.

By traveling under your own steam, you'll gain a real understanding of Vietnam while moving at a comfortable pace. Cycling allows for flexibility to explore side streets and interact with people spontaneously. Each destination is yours to fully discover - linger where you choose or push on when energized.

With your lodging and major transport arrangements taken care of, the freedom is yours to taste authentic experiences away from the typical tourist trail. Let our expert guides and bike-friendly itinerary be your gateway to discovering Vietnam's charm from the intimate perspective of two wheels. This is the ultimate overview of this fascinating country's riches.

Experience with Vietnam cycling tour

Booking & Availability:

We invite you to experience Vietnam in its entirety through the unique lens of cycling. However, space is limited on this small-group tour to ensure personal interactions.

To secure your place on this 15-day Vietnam Cycling Tour this year, we recommend booking as soon as possible. Contact us today to check availability, get your questions answered, or reserve your spot.

You can reach us via email at [email protected] or by calling (+84 )979-016-928. One of our tour specialists will be happy to discuss dates and provide a quote. We look forward to welcoming you aboard for the cycling experience of a lifetime through sublime Vietnam!

Take your chance to live the complete Vietnam journey from a bicycle seat. Contact us now to book this ultimate cycling overview of northern, central, and southern marvels.