Bike Tours in Vietnam


One of the most popular country in Asia for bike tours, Vietnam is very much a developing country. If you haven't been before, the legacy of the Vietnam War (locally known as the American War) may be foremost in your mind. And while this is still a hugely important factor particularly in Saigon, there is so much more to this country that has moved on considerably in the last four decades.
 
November to April is the best time of year to tour to avoid the wettest weather and the summer heat - however winter can get quite cold in northern locations. Food is amazing year round across the country and is traditionally one of the world's healthiest cuisines. The national dish is Pho, a (usually beef) noodle soup, and fresh vegetables abound. Coffee and baguettes are also very good with the latter having been held onto from the French colonial era. A little known fact is that Vietnam is the world's second biggest coffee producer after Brazil.

Ride the classic length of the country from Hanoi to Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), or any region such as Hanoi-Halong Bay, the Central Coast (Hue, Hoi An, Nha Trang and Dalat) or the Mekong Delta in the south. Look out for the traffic and the often poor road confitions though. Fortunately there are plenty of bike tour operators here who will take you on the safest and most interesting routes. Prefer mountain biking? No problem, the mountains in the North-West offer some of the best trails in South-East Asia.

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Tri Nations: Vietnam - Laos - Thailand

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16 Day(s)
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1034 Km
avg 94 Km
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Three neighbouring nations, three written scripts, two and a half languages, two political systems, one major religion.

Not only is this tour a cycling odyssey through fascinating regions along a path less trodden, it is a journey of d ...

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Over the Hills & Far Away

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20 Day(s)
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1540 Km
avg 103 Km
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The road follows the Nam Song River into picturesque Vang Vieng which riders can enjoy a refreshing Radler and authentic German food at the Thai Deutsches Restaurant. The next 2 days include some serious climbing including a 1500m climb over 10 km ...

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The Mighty Mekong

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13 Day(s)
Moderate
845 Km
avg 121 Km
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From there they will head north through kilometres of family tombs and shrimp farms. The road continues past deserted beaches where the only traffic is the occasional cow. Cyclists will pass over the 17th Parallel, the previous border between Nort ...

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Good Morning Vietnam

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15 Day(s)
Moderate
1255 Km
avg 114 Km
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Riders will head out by boat past the city’s vibrant river life – fishing boats, busy docks and ocean going freighters. Once back on dry land they will head through rubber plantations and fields of sugarcane before climbing up into the ...

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The Road to Shangri-La

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56 Day(s)
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4535 Km
avg 108 Km
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Join us on our cycling quest for the fabled kingdom of Shangri-La, an earthly paradise where there is no war and no suffering, and where people live in peace and harmony through meditation and self-discipline. Our journey begins in the bustling mo ...

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Cycle Cambodia & Vietnam: Phnom Penh to Saigon

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12 Day(s)
Easy/Moderate
480 Km
avg 80 Km
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Get on a bicycle, off the beaten track and explore the contrast in countries between Cambodia and Vietnam.
 
Social Cycles will take you on a journey to interact and connect with local grassroot Non Government Organizations (NGO ...

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Cycle Vietnam & Laos: Vientiane to Hanoi

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18 Day(s)
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800 Km
avg 62 Km
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Challenge yourself to cycle across the mountains of northern Vietnam and Laos, and be rewarded with an experience of a life time. Starting in Hanoi, cycle all the way to Vientiane (17 days).

Cycle majestic mountains, go tiger spotti ...

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Cycle Vietnam & Laos: Luang Prabang to Hanoi

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12 Day(s)
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560 Km
avg 70 Km
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Challenge yourself to cycle across the mountains of northern Vietnam and Laos, and be rewarded with an experience of a life time. Starting in Hanoi, cycle as far as Luang Prabang over 11 days.

Cycle majestic mountains, go tiger spot ...

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Northwest Vietnam by Bike

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4 Day(s)
Easy/Moderate
150 Km
avg 30 Km
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Cycle tour the areas surrounding the Red River Delta, the original heartland of Vietnam prior to the expansion that took the Vietnamese people far south to the Mekong.

This region to the West of Hanoi, that includes Mai Chau and Ninh B ...

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Bike Tour The Hilltribes Of North Vietnam - Classic

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5 Day(s)
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303 Km
avg 61 Km
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A challenging, yet highly rewarding, compact expedition by bike into the remote lands of Ha Giang in Northern Vietnam. Here the geography, people and food provide a unique learning experience few tourists get to see. Enjoy some of the best cycling in ...

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