DAYS 1-3: HANOI & HALONG BAY
On arrival in Hanoi, transfer to your hotel. Learn all about the life and legend of ‘Uncle Ho’ at his former home and mausoleum, and visit the ancient Temple of Literature and ‘Hanoi Hilton’ prison. Enjoy cycling to the delightful Sunrise Flower Market and ride over the Long Bien Bridge. Take the pleasant drive to Halong Bay, for an enchanting private cruise amongst the countless limestone islands. Race through the darkness on an overnight train journey to Hue.
DAYS 4-5: HUE
Cycle along delightful country roads and the wide city streets of the former imperial capital of Hue, explore many historic sites including the Citadel, an elaborate emperor’s tomb and the much-revered Thien Mu Pagoda.
DAYS 6-7: HOI AN
The scenic road to Hoi An follows the stunning Hai Van Pass, which you may get a chance to cycle, weather permitting, stopping at the sacred Marble Mountain along the way. An early morning cycle to surrounding farms and villages is glorious, with your afternoon free to cycle out to nearby Cua Dai Beach, or follow in the footsteps of 17th century traders as you visit tailor shops and art galleries around Hoi An. In the evening you may choose to take part in a cooking class and sample some local delights.
DAYS 8-10: QUY NHON & NHA TRANG
Drive to the moving My Lai war memorial, then rest for the night in the captivating port town of Quy Nhon, before travelling through some magnificent coastal scenery to Nha Trang, the country’s premier beach location. Embark on an island boat cruise and unwind on board as you dine on a veritable feast of fresh seafood, before a cooling dip in the South China Sea.
DAY 11: MUI NE
A pleasant drive brings you to Mui Ne for some free time to relax at the beach or cycle through the impressive sand dunes.
DAYS 12-15: SAIGON & MEKONG DELTA
After a morning at leisure, enjoy the scenic drive to Saigon. Wander among the canals and fruit orchards of the Mekong Delta followed by a charming village cycle using local bikes. Uncover the amazing history of the Cu Chi tunnels and stop at a rubber plantation. Share your experience with fellow travellers at a farewell dinner in the evening. On your last day, enjoy free time until your departure transfer.