Trails of Dalat
The former French colonial retreat of Dalat is a popular honeymoon destination, but it is also a haven for mountain bikers, offering up some great single track, technical sections, hill climbing and once on top, breathtaking views of fields, forests and mountains. For three days you ride through the central highlands of Dalat, enjoying the temperate climate as you encounter the hill tribe people (Montagnards), many of whom still don traditional dress. After a day of rewarding riding, enjoy the French colonial feel of the
|Tour Cost||Tour only US$225 Tour with 3 nights at Dalat Du Parc US$365||Single Supplement||US$125|
|Bike Hire||Included||Total Cycling Distance||88 kilometres|
|Tour Grade||out of 5||Number of Days||4 days / 3 nights|
|Number of Cycling Days||2 full days, 1 half day.||Tour Meets||Dalat|
|Tour Ends||Dalat||Group Size||Minimum 2. Maximum 16.|
|Minimum age on scheduled departures||18 years old|
- Day 1
- Fly from Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) to the former French retreat of Dalat and start to cycle from our colonial hotel on scenic roads and forest trails, taking in views of Victory Lake and the mountains.
- Day 2
- An undulating day with a great sampling of the terrain with lakes, pine forest, small country farms and a stop at a Chil minority village by wide dirt and single track trails.
- Day 3
- A day of exhilarating single track downhill riding through beautiful pine forested hills, small farms and ending at Dankia Lake.
- Day 4
- Morning transfer to the airport to catch flight to Saigon.
There are no scheduled departures for this trip. But please send us an inquiry telling us when you'd like to go, how many people are in your group, and we'll get back to you shortly.
We had a great time with a couple of very pleasant guides. Excellent value for money overall.
Robert Challis - May 2009