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Experience The Real Vietnam

SAIGON – HOIAN -HUE BY BIKE & KAYAK


Overviews:

Vietnam, one of the lesser popular tourist destinations of South East Asia never fails to attract and impress tourists. Once the country shattered by its civil war, today is again attracting visitors primarily by the Saigon day trips.

Know more about these trips in details

When you are Vietnam, you are sure to visit this place Saigon. Saigon or the Ho Chi Minh City as it is referred. is situated in South Vietnam and its capital. Saigon played a major role in the Vietnam Civil War. But today the scenario has changed. The place offers attractive destinations for tourists to visit, when you are in Saigon, things to do include visiting Saigon food tours, Saigon on motorbike, Saigon Mekong delta tour, Saigon river tours.

Things To Do In Saigon

The Saigon food tours definitely indicate the street food visits, which is the have to go places. Saigon is one of the top ten places of the World known for its street foods and their authenticity. These street food tours are ideally done in motorbikes often referred to as Saigon on motorbike. They are done mostly during the night. The food is Vietnamese tradition, one must taste try the local street food which must be relished and enjoyed while you are there in Vietnam. You must experience these local tours sitting behind, the local but professional guides. Again there are ‘morning special dishes’, visited during the day time. Even the Vietnamese dinners and coffee are extremely popular. Do not forget to have them.

Take a trip around Mekong

The Mekong delta tour is around 4300 KM long; it has cruise, sailing and water tours. You are free to select a package according to your choice and preference. There are full day excursion tours as well as short trips and daily tours. Trips are done in speedboat where the visitors get to know about the river life of the local people. These trips are provided by the expert tour guides, you can book the trips online as well. The Mekong delta is in South of Vietnam, vast number rivers and island is the home to floating markets, Khmer Pagodas, villages surrounded by rice paddies. Their main source of transport is the boats. The tours starts from the heart of the delta predominantly located at Saigon. One thing worth mentioning is that Mekong delta has the greatest ecotourism.

River tours for inexplicable joy

The Saigon river tours attract the tourists to a great extent, providing them with varied experiences from shopping to viewing the local life in the river side to exploring Vietnamese life. So if you plan to visit Vietnam in some time soon, follow these guidelines, exploring Vietnam would become easier for you and your companions. And certainly visit these places mentioned, to make your trip an enjoyable and memorable one. So what are you awaiting for visiting these travel spots? Get in touch with Countryside Adventures and make a mark in your travel diary.

Cycling adventures from Saigon City to Dalat located in the central highland and down to the Beach Nha Trang , then to the world heritage of Hoi An and Hue city, all those activities would give you the best experiences in Vietnam holiday adventure.

Highlights:

  • Cycling from town to town,villages to villages, from the  forest to the beach.
  • Kayaking to discover Lake, Rivers, fishing villages from Saigon to Hue.
  • Stay overnight in the national park, Dalat French city, Hoi An encient town.
  • Enjoying wonderful land and waterscape for both adventure activities.
  • Stopping anywhere you want for the bike and Kayak.
  • Saigon day trips

Activities: 

Day 1: Saigon – Dalat 

Cycling 30km

Kayaking: 02 hours

Morning, pick up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh city and transfer to  Fishing Village.Its about 1,5 hours.

Start Kayaking trip to see the daily life of the locals living on the floating village since 1990.

Duration: 02 hours.

Lunch at local restaurant.
We then continue by minivan to Bao Loc Town, the kingdom of Tea and coffee. Stop at local coffee shop to taste free tea and coffee.
Afternoon, transfer another two hours and then we start riding to Dalat city with location about 1,500meter above the sea level.
Evening is free on your own to explore the city of love.Overnight in dalat.

Activities: Kayaking and Cycling


Day 2: Dalat city by bike and Kayak – 30km – B/L

Morning, riding around the city being called the second paris city.
Cycling around the lake and visit to the Bao Dai Palace, the crazy house, Truc Lam monastary. Follow by taking a cable car to enjoy the best view of the city.

Lunch at local restaurant.
Afternoon, Kayaking trip on the Lake. Duration, 1,5 hours. Overnight in Dalat.

Activities: Kayaking and Cycling


Day 3: Dalat – Nha Trang beach city. – 90KM – B/L

Today is a great riding day from the hilly city to the beach city.
We’ll start riding through vegetable farms of Dalat countryside to the longest pass 33 kilometers decending to Nha Trang.
The landscape is wonderful with hill up and down.
Lunch at local restaraunt, then we will enjoy the last cycling down the pass and relax at the bottom before our minivan transfer to Nha Trang city.
Evening, have dinner at local seafood restaurant.

Activities: Cycling


Day 4: Nha Trang Kayaking and Boat Trip.
Morning, take a boat trip to visit to some of the most beautiful islands.

Kayaking along the fishing villages.

we continue to Mun island where we’ll enjoy snockeling or scuba diving(optional)

Lunch will be at floating village. Back to the boat station in the afternoon. Overnight in Nha Trang.

Activities: Kayaking, snorkerling


Day 5: Nha Trang – Tuy Hoa – 75KM – B/L
Enjoy your morning swimming, then we take out and have a short transfer to the Ca Pass where we’ll enjoy the coastal riding today to Dalanh Beach. Enjoy the beach and have seafood lunch.
Afternoon, keep riding to Tuy Hoa city where we’ll have a night. Overnight in Tuy Hoa.

Activities:  Cycling


Day 6: Tuy Hoa – Qui Nhon – 75KM – B/L
MOrning, short transfer out of the city,then we ride in a quiet and peacful along coastal villages.
The ride today is quite easy as we cycle through fishing villages where we can see daily life of the locals.
Stop en route for lunch.
Afternoon, keep riding another 30 km along the beach. Overnight in Qui Nhon city.

Activities:  Cycling


Day 7: Qui Nhon – Quang Ngai – 80KM – B/L
Long day today from Qui Nhon to Quang Ngai City with some transfer needed. We cycle through some salt fields, rice paddies and get to know how the locals making salt in the central of Vietnam.
The roads again is flat and nice with some fishing villages on the way.overnight in Quang Ngai city.

Activities:  Cycling


Day 8: Quang Ngai- Hoi An – 60KM – B/L

Morning ride to visit to the My Lai marsacre to know more about Vietnam war. We then cycle to Tam Ky and onto My Khe Beach. Lunch en route, then our minivam transfer to Hoi an. Overnight in Hoi An City.

Activities:  Cycling


Day 9: Hoi An 

Morning, Kayaking on the Thu Bon River.Duration: 02 hours

Lunch at local restaurant.

Afternoon is free on your own to explore the town. overnmight in Hoi An.

Activities: Kayaking


Day 10: Hoi An – Hue – 85KM – B/L
today is a long day with your chllenge up to Hai Van Pass. The pass ò sea and cloud. In the past, Hai Van used to be the divission between the two kingdom ò north and central ò Dai Viet.
Our descent toward Hue Citadel. the old capital of Vietnam before 1945.Overnight in Hue. Ride distance:100km

Activities: Cycling


Day 11: Hue City. – 35KM – B/L/D
Morning ride along the bank of Perfunre River to visit to some of emperor tombs of the Nguyen dysnaty.Having a boat trip on the river to Thien Mu temple,then cycling around the Citadel and back to your hotel.

Afternoon, Kayaking on the River. Duration: 02 hours
A farewel dinner tonight to ceblerate our wonderful cycling trip in Vietnam.
You can extend your trip to Hanoi, Cambodia or Laos.


Departure: On your request

We guarantee to depart minimum 02 people.

Package cost per person in US dollar:

From 02 -04:  US$ 1760

From 05 -10: US$ 1660


 

What Included:

  • Transfer & back-up by private A/C vehicles with some options as bellow:
  • 1 minivan 16 seats for 2 -4 pax with bikes, kayak and stuff.
  • 1 minivan 16 seats for 4 -8 pax. + 1 minivan/Truck support for bikes, kayak and stuff.
  • 1 mini bus 29 seats for group 9 -15 pax plus 01 minivan/Truck support for Bikes kayak and stuff.
  • Local fruits, snacks and bottled drinking water during the ride.
  •  Simple First Aid Kit.
  • Bike: Trek Mountain bike with helmet
  • Single or double kayak with stuff.
  • Experienced local leaders
  • Accomodation: hotels in 03stars with Twin/Double sharing room.

What Not:

  • Travel Insurance.
  • Personal espenses.
  • What not mention in what included.