Arrive at Tan Son Nhat Airport and transfer to your hotel. The Remainder of the day is free at leisure. There is a welcome dinner with your guide, and chance for discussion of riding technique in Vietnam.
Overnight at Majestic hotel. (D)
Morning, head out to Cu Chi to visit the incredible underground tunnel network built by Vietnamese guerrilla fighters during the long years of war. Once on the National Highway 22, drive a further 25 km before we start to pedal our bikes for 30 km on the slightly bumpy roads passing the rubber plantations, rice fields stretching towards the horizon. Return to Saigon by van by taking another route, Provincial Road 15 to visit one of the rice paper making factories before heading into Saigon. Afternoon, enjoy a walking tour visit Saigon’s landmarks including City Hall, City Opera House (exterior), Old Saigon Post Office, Notre Dame Cathedral, site of the former American Embassy.
Overnight at Majestic hotel. (B, L, D)’
Leave Saigon after breakfast. We take Highway 1 to Suoi Tien recreational park. Get back onto pedal-power from here. Shuttle and bike to continue the journey towards Dalat passing Bao Loc pass, Phu Hiep, and mulberry farms, La Nga Lake to see the floating houses (20 minutes break), Di Linh tea plantation (20 minutes break), Lien Khuong Waterfall (30 minutes break or even longer). On arrival in Dalat around 5.30 pm, check in at your hotel
Overnight at Novotel hotel. (B, L)
Heading out through the old streets of Dalat, we pass several historical French villas along a pine tree-lined road and views looking down the town. Pedal past several lakes, to the Valley of Love, past the city cemetery, Lam Ty Ni Pagoda where the wacky monk, Vien Thuc lives, Bao Dai’s summer palace, Pasteur Institute, then ride back to the hotel. A walking tour around the centre of this small town features in the late afternoon.
Overnight at Novotel hotel (B, L, D)
Leave Dalat for Phan Rang with the first bumpy distance by shuttle and bike before climbing Ngoan Muc Pass for photo snaps. After going down the beautiful descent, shuttle and bike along the paved roads for the entire distance of 60 km to Phan Rang with views of coastline and white sand beaches. Today we also visit the most beautiful Cham Tower built in the 13th century. On arrival in Phan Rang, check into hotel.
Overnight at Ninh Chu hotel. (B, L, D)
Leave Phan Rang in the morning for a drive to Nha Trang. After Phan Rang Highway One turns north and follows the coast past salt ponds and vivid green rice fields to Nha Trang. Check into the hotel on arrival. Afternoon half-day city tour on bike to visit Po Nagar Cham towers and Hon Chong, return to town via small countryside roads. Back to hotel for the night
Overnight at Yasaka hotel. (B, L, D)
A morning cruise on the turquoise water and offshore islands of Nha Trang bay to visit Tru Beach, Con Se & Tre islands. There are opportunities to swim and snorkel and after a seafood lunch return to shore, with the rest of the day free to explore the city or just relax under a coconut palm on the sandy beach.
Overnight at Yasaka hotel (B, L)
Shuttle and ride from your hotel towards the West of Nha Trang city to Dien Khanh to visit the Dien Khanh Old Citadel circa 18th century before continuing to Khanh Vinh valley riding over a spectacular pass. On the way back, turn off to Suoi Tien spring for a rest. Later, take National Highway 1 to ride back to the hotel in Nha Trang. End of services or continue with beach holidays