Bike Tours in Vietnam
Vietnam is probably the most popular country in Asia for bike tours with hundreds available. It is very much a developing country although is further ahead than neighbouring Laos and Cambodia. If you haven't been before, the legacy of the Vietnam 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 three 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.
Cycle Vietnam & Laos: Hanoi to Vientiane
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 ...
Cycle Vietnam & Laos: Hanoi to Luang Prabang
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 ...
Cycle Cambodia & Vietnam: Phnom Penh to Saigon
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 ...
Good Morning Vietnam
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 hi ...
The Road to Shangri-La
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 moder ...
Staying inland from the coast, they will travel through small villages and National Parks before turning west and climbing over the Kaew Nua Pass into rural Laos.
Here they can explore the amazing karst formations and caves during thei ...
Mao & Tao
Once in Guilin they will enjoy the beautiful surroundings – towering karst mountains, winding rivers and verdant rice paddies. The cyclists then head southwest though peaceful rural villages and some of China’s most gorgeous countryside b ...
Many of us have criss-crossed this beautiful area on a ‘shoestring’ over the years. Now return with us and spin through stunning mountains, along sparkling coastlines, into misty valleys, beside historic waterways, into small villages and ...
Vietnam - Northeast
Tiers of rice terraces fading seemingly to infinity as they drop away through a vast valley, karst pinnacles like those from a Chinese water painting, minority people whose way of life and dress is little touched by the outside influences of the glob ...
Mekong Delta Region
This is a fascinating ride through the labyrinthine network of waterways and accompanying tracks, trails, and paths that cover an area from Cambodia to the South China Sea, offering fine relaxed cycling and an insight into lives not normally seen.
Tri Nations: Vietnam - Laos - Thailand
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 ...
Ho Chi Minh Trail
Extending south of Hanoi is the Annamite Mountain Range, known in Vietnamese as Truong Son. During the Vietnam War a series of supply routes through the dense jungle of these mountains were used to move troops and supplies to support the North Vietna ...
Over the Hills & Far Away
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 wi ...
The Mighty Mekong
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 North a ...
Cycle the Mekong
Join our small group Vietnam cycling tour from Saigon to Phnom Penh and enjoy the best of this incredibly diverse region of Asia. This 7 night/8 day cycling adventure is suitable for recreational cyclists with cycling distances of around 50kms ...