Hue Cycle To Hanoi via Ho Chi Minh Trails – 11 Days


Hue Cycle To Hanoi via Ho Chi Minh Trails – 11 Days-Everything from the middle of the jungles, to the beautiful countryside. The people of Vietnam were extremely friendly, welcoming, and gracious. You certainly have to be in shape to do this trip, but by no degree was it too extreme for the average cyclist.


Day 01: Hue – Phong Nha Cave ( /L/D) (Cycle 70 km)
Pick up at 7:30 AM at your hotel lobby and transfer out of Hue to Dong Ha and the afternoon we will cycling on Ho Chi Minh Trails to Phong Nha National Park .


Cycling Distance : 70 km cycling
Meals : Lunch , Dinner
Accommodation : Phuong Nam Hotel

Day 02: Phong Nha Cave – Huong Khe (B/L/D) (Cycle 70 km)

Explore Phong Nha Cave in the early morning. Continue riding on the Ho Chi Minh Trail to Huong Khe . Ride nearly 70 km winding roads up the Truong Son mountain range to Phong Nha. From here, if time permitting–cycle gentle rolling hills to Huong Ke Town .


Cycling Distance : 70 km cycling
Meals : Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner
Accommodation : Duc Tai Hotel

Day 03 : Huong Khe – Vinh City (B/L/D) (Cycle 70 km)

In the morning, ride to Dong Loc, the T-junction, which has become unforgettable memorial history in the country during 1964-1972, when soldiers, young volunteers, cadres, and workers guaranteed safe transport to the battlefield. Many people from different localities laid down their lives. In particular, the death of 10 young volunteer girls at Dong Loc T-junction has come to symbolize the patriotism of the era. Now, Dong Loc T-junction relic has become a commemorative area for the national young volunteer force. In the afternoon, ride to Vinh City.


Cycling Distance : 70 km cycling
Meals : Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner
Accommodation : Beijing Hotel

Day 04 : Vinh City – Tam Ky (B/L/D) (Cycle 70 km)

Today, we have a chance to visit Uncle Ho’s house. Nam Dan district, Kiem Lien village is not only the homeland of Ho Chi Minh but also the hometown of many anti-colonist leaders. Ride on the new Ho Chi Minh highway to Kiem Lien village via Tan Ky and Do Luong. Visit Uncle Ho house in the afternoon, have a short drive to Thai Hoa Town. Overnight in Thai Hoa Hotel.


Cycling Distance : 70 km cycling
Meals : Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner
Accommodation : Km 0 Hotel

Day 05 : Tam Ky – Thai Hoa – Ngoc Lac (Cycle 80 km ) ( B/L/D )

An early morning start to beat the heat of the day. The route takes us away from the river and appears to contour through the same range of mountains that stretch from Thai Hoa to Cam Thuy on Ho Chi Minh trails . The road gets more beautiful the closer you ride to Ngoc Lac with looming karst limestone cliffs and lush vegetation. The route is tarmac all the way, but quite hard riding due to the undulating terrain. We ride for the first time on the newly built two lane Ho Chi Minh Highway. It hardly warrants two lanes as there is no traffic! The road makes for smooth fast riding, and for those who prefer there is always the old highway dirt and gravel – that weaves around the new highway allowing for plenty of exploring possibilities along the way. Ride to Muc Son, on the banks of River Song Chu. On the outskirts of this small town are the famous Kan Linh historical relics – a pagoda where the first king of the Ly dynasty, Le Thai To, ruled, in 1428. Continue riding on the trail to Yen Cat. The distance covered today is quite long and there will be the chance to transfer some sections by the back-up vehicle to rest weary legs.There are fewer villages today as the route cuts through forests and jungle lunch en route. Overnight in Ngoc Lac hotel .


Cycling Distance : 80 km cycling
Meals : Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner
Accommodation : Gold Hotel

Day 06 : Ngoc Lac – Cam Thuy – Mai Chau (Cycle 90 km ) ( B , L , D )

Breakfast at the local restaurant and cycling through village house before setting off along a spectacularly beautiful river valley towards Hoi Xuan along an undulating tarmac road. The road follows the flow of River Song Ma. This is an old supply route of the HCM Trail that fed the main trail with ammunitions during the American War with Vietnam.. just passing scenes of local village life and rice paddies. . Arrive Mai Chau villages and overnight in the home stay of white Thai ethnic.


Cycling Distance : 90 km cycling
Meals : Breakfast , Lunch ,Dinner
Accommodation : Thai Home -Stay

Day 07 : Mai Chau – Cuc Phuong National Park (B/L/D)

Breakfast in the home-stay stilt-house, start cycling or trekking on a beautiful country road through scenic Thai villages and visit a local family  in the morning. Enjoy local meal at lunchtime in Thai family before a transfer to Cuc Phuong Park in the late afternoon. Trekking to Mac lake in Cuc Phuong park . Over night in the park.

Biking: 80km
Meals: Breakfast ,Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Cuc Phuong National Guest House

Day 08 : Cuc Phuong Park – Tam Coc (B/L/D) (60 km) 

A visit Endangered Primate Rescue Center then cycling along the forest road, riding through the jungle to gate of the national park, continue biking to Tam Co via Hoa Lu pagoda,  Overnight in Tam Coc.

Meals:Breakfast ,Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Anh Dzung hotel

Day 09 : Ninh Binh – Ha Long: (B/L ) (40 km)

Have breakfast at the hotel, then start pedal to Ha Long Bay by bike in the morning . On the way will stop to visit some local market and rice fields . Arrival Halong bay free for swimming and beach relaxing , dinner with seafood in local restaurant  . Overnight in Ha Long.

Biking: 40km
Meals: Breakfast ,Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Ha Long Bay hotel

Day 10 : Ha Long cruise – Cat Ba: (B/L ) ( 30 km )

A short drive to the boat station for cruising, get on board, discover the World Heritage Site, visit the beautiful grottos , fishing villages and admire the scenery of the Bay from your boat. Drop anchor for swimming, and continue cruising and disembark from your boat and cycling to Tuan Chau island and take local ferry to Gia Luan and cycle to Cat Ba town and stay a night on Cat Ba island.

Biking: 25 km
Meals: Breakfast ,Lunch
Accommodation: Sun and Sea hotel

Day 11 : Cat Ba – Hai Phong – Ha Noi (B/L/) ( 30 km)

Breakfast and In the morning starting cycling from your hotel to Cat Hai island and then we take public ferry back to Hai Phong, then continue our bike ride until last ferry Then, drive back to Ha Noi, with a stop at special Manh Hoach chicken restaurant for lunch on our way back. Overnight in Ha Noi.

Biking: 30km
Meals: Breakfast ,Lunch
Accommodation: None

Price in USD Per Person =  1.485 Usd / pax

( Single Room Surcharged  = 195 usd/pax )

Group size : from 2 to 12 riders

Inclusive of:

  • Support air-con Van/Bus
  • Truck(s) for carrying bikes for group
  • English speaking cum biking tour guide(s)
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing
  • Boat in Tam Coc,Phong Nha, Cruise in Halong Bay and Cat Ba ferry
  • Pick up & drop off at your hotel
  • Meals as mentioned (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Trek mountain bike/Helmet/Tool kit/First aid kit/Mechanic
  • Water, snacks, cold towers, soft drinks and fresh fruits
  • Accommodation in tour

Exclusive of:

  • Personal expenses and what are not mentioned ,Travel insurance,Tips , Accommodation in Hanoi and Hue

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