Experience Vietnam like Never Before with Memorable Bike Tours

Vietnam’s diverse landscapes, rich history, and vibrant culture make it a dream destination for biking enthusiasts. Indochina Travel Services (ITS) Vietnam offers carefully curated biking tours that provide an immersive experience in the country’s picturesque countryside, bustling cities, and serene rural villages. Here are some of our top biking tours in Vietnam, complete with tips and highlights to ensure you have an unforgettable adventure.

Northern Vietnam

Hanoi City and Countryside Full-Day Biking Tour

Highlights:

  • Cross the iconic Long Bien Bridge
  • Explore rural villages and interact with local families
  • Discover the ancient Co Loa Citadel
  • Visit the historic Huu Tiep Lake and Hanoi Opera House

Itinerary:

  • 8:00 AM: Begin your day with a pick-up from your hotel and head to our bicycle store to choose a suitable bike.
  • Long Bien Bridge: Ride across the oldest bridge in Hanoi, built over 100 years ago during the French colonial period. Enjoy stunning views of the Red River and the lush vegetable farms on the island below.
  • Countryside Ride: Cycle through dirt roads and rural villages. Visit a local family to learn about their traditions and daily life.
  • Co Loa Citadel: Explore this ancient citadel built in 200 BC, a site rich with history and stories of Vietnam’s past.
  • Lunch: Enjoy traditional Vietnamese cuisine at a local restaurant in Hanoi.
  • Afternoon: Visit Huu Tiep Lake in Ngoc Ha Flower Village, home to the remnants of an American B-52 bomber shot down during the 1972 Christmas bombing. Conclude your tour with visits to the Hanoi Opera House and the 1000-year-old Thang Long Citadel.

Tips:

  • Wear comfortable clothing and bring sunscreen.
  • Don’t forget your camera to capture the beautiful scenery and historical sites.
  • Check out our [Hanoi Food Tour] for a perfect way to end your day.

Central Vietnam

Phong Nha Half-Day Biking Tour

Highlights:

  • 15km of scenic cycling through fields and villages
  • 4km boat ride on the serene Son River
  • Experience local rural life: farming, fishing, and riding buffalos
  • Enjoy a stunning sunset at Phong Nha Funky Beach

Itinerary:

  • 1:15 PM: Meet your tour guide at your hotel.
  • 1:30 PM: Tour briefing.
  • 1:45 PM: Start your cycling journey to Bong Lai Valley, surrounded by lush bamboo and grazing buffaloes.
  • 2:30 PM: Visit Tang’s house for a hands-on experience of rural life, including farming, leading ducks, and fishing.
  • 4:00 PM: Cycle to a hidden boat station and head to Phong Nha Funky Beach.
  • 4:30 PM: Enjoy water games and a picturesque sunset at the beach.
  • 6:00 PM: Cycle back to Phong Nha.

Tips:

  • Wear flip-flops as you may need to walk through muddy paths.
  • Be prepared to help the boatman if the river is shallow—it’s all part of the fun!

Hue: Half-Day Bike Tour

Highlights:

  • Visit the ancient Thanh Toan Bridge
  • Ride through picturesque rice paddy fields and village rivers
  • Explore local markets and the Agriculture Museum
  • Discover traditional handicraft villages and Vong Canh Hill

Itinerary:

  • 8:00 AM: Depart from Hue city to the rural village of Thuy Thanh.
  • Thanh Toan Bridge: Learn about the history and enjoy the vibrant local market.
  • Cycling Tour: Explore the village, visit local temples, and see traditional handicraft processes like hat-making and incense-making.
  • Vong Canh Hill: Capture stunning photos and enjoy the tranquil scenery.
  • Return: Visit historical sites like Voi Re Temple and Tiger Right before heading back to the city.

Tips:

  • Bring a hat and water bottle for hydration.
  • Discover our [Imperial Tour] for more historical insights.

Hoi An: Cycling and Rural Experience

Highlights:

  • Scenic ride through rice paddies and fishing villages
  • Learn traditional farming techniques in a vegetable village
  • Cruise on the Thu Bon River to Cam Kim Island
  • Experience local crafts like wood boat building and rice paper making

Itinerary:

  • Morning: Start your ride along quiet paths through the countryside.
  • Fishing Village: Explore the local harbor and fishery.
  • Vegetable Village: Learn traditional farming techniques.
  • Thu Bon River Cruise: Cycle to Cam Kim Island and discover local fishing methods.
  • Duy Vinh: Visit a wood boat building yard and a sedge field for mat weaving.
  • Lunch: Prepare and enjoy traditional dishes with a local family.
  • Afternoon: Cycle back to Hoi An along the Song Hoi River.

Tips:

  • Wear light, breathable clothing and bring a hat.
  • Discover evening activities like the [Hoi An Memories Show] or a romantic sunset dinner cruise.

Southern Vietnam

Mekong Delta Biking Tour

Highlights:

  • Visit a nursery garden and bustling Cai Be floating market
  • Discover family-run businesses producing rice paper, pop rice, and coconut candy
  • Cycle through lush gardens of seasonal fruits

Itinerary:

  1. Morning: Cruise up the Mekong River to visit a nursery garden.
  2. Cai Be Floating Market: Explore the market and visit family-run businesses.
  3. Cycle to Cai Lay: Take a brief rest before continuing to My Tho for lunch.
  4. Afternoon: Visit the ornamental Khmer pagoda of Vinh Trang and cycle to Tam Vu through lush gardens.
  5. Return: Drive back to Ho Chi Minh City to end the trip.

Tips:

  • Bring a hat and plenty of water for the ride.
  • Check out the Saigon River Dinner Cruise for a delightful evening experience.

Embark on a memorable biking adventure with Indochina Travel Services (ITS) Vietnam and uncover the hidden gems of this beautiful country. Book your journey today and experience Vietnam in a unique and unforgettable way.

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