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Vietnam Heritage by Bicycle

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US$ 1,675
7 Days / 6 Nights
250 km
Tour Code
Next departure
Number of Cycling Days5
Average Distance Per Day: 50
150 Km
Average Climbing Per Day: 283
2,250 m
Total Cycling Distance250 kilometres
Bike HireIncluded
Single SupplementUS$ 300
Client Rating (based on 12 reviews)

About this Cycle Tour

With a history over 4,000 years old, our heritage bicycle tour fuses the beauty of Vietnam’s central landscape with a glimpse into its rich, evocative past. Concentrated to just 250 km, our journey envelops the area surrounding the Hai Van Pass in central Vietnam. At Hue, the former Imperial capital of the Nguyen Dynasty, step into the past to enjoy manicured gardens and the sprawling complex of stunning palace buildings. Then our bicycle tour through Vietnam continues on down the coastal road to My Son, built by the kings of Champa between the 4th and 14th centuries, now the site of the most extensive Cham remains.

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Day 1

We meet in the UNESCO World Heritage site of Hue and are immediately introduced to the Nguyen Dynasty during our tour of the Imperial Citadel, modeled after China’s Forbidden City.

Day 2

We explore by boat and bicycle the rich heritage left behind by the emperors of the Ngu Yen Dynasty. We cruise on the Perfume River to the seven-storey Thien Mu Pagoda then cycle to Ming Mang and Khai Dinh mausoleums.

Day 3

We cycle the countryside on a mix of footpaths and quiet country lanes to the traditional village of Phuoc Tich, where many homes are more than 200 years old.

Day 4

We cycle along the coast south to Lang Co Beach, passing colourful graveyards and fishing villages. The afternoon is free to enjoy the resort and beach.

Day 5

Ride and tackle a gradual 550-m climb with many switchbacks to the top of Hai Van Pass for a panoramic view. Then it's downhill from here to Danang, with a stop to visit Danang Beach before reaching our destination of Hoi An.

Day 6

Small village roads will lead us back in time to the ruins of the ancient centre of the Cham civilisation, My Son. Built from the 4th to the 14th centuries, this was once Champa's greatest city, but much was destroyed by American bombs.

Day 7

Our cycling adventure comes to an end today. We celebrate our success with one last breakfast together.

Elevation Profiles

Day 2 - Hue's Tombs Ride 30km. +179m / -179m.
Day 2 - Hue's Tombs Ride 30km. +179m / -179m.


The itinerary, daily agenda, care, support and leadership we got from Lee and Vin were terrific!!

Carol StephensMay 2024

Perfect way to.see parts of Vietnam.not on tourist route and to.enjoy authentic Vietnamese hospitality

David GiffenFebruary 2024

Everything about this tour was excellent, from the booking customer service (thanks, Lu!) to the accommodations, to accommodating my dietary restrictions, to the cycling tour and our guide (thanks, T.O.!) and drivers. Our guide was friendly, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic. Cycling is such a great way to explore a new country– you see urban settings and rural areas that otherwise would not be explored alone and by foot or car. The sites we saw were varied, from urban cycling to biking up a mountain and through rice fields. Can't wait to book the next tour! Thanks, Spice Roads!

Elizabeth MeiningerFebruary 2024

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