Multi-Day Tour

Vietnam Hike, Bike & Kayak (10 days)

G Adventures Inc.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam To Hanoi, Vietnam

Valid for Departures: 19 May 2018 - 29 Dec 2019

Vietnam Hike, Bike & Kayak (10 days)

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
None None
Day 1 Ho Chi Minh City: There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. Additional Notes: Please note: most nationalities require a visa to enter Vietnam. Please double check requirements with your travel agent or local Vietnamese Embassy. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
None Breakfast
Day 2 Ho Chi Minh City/Hoi An: Cycle to the Cu Chi Tunnels for a guided tour. Enjoy an included village tour with rice paper-making and paper lamp demonstrations. In the afternoon, fly to Hoi An via Danang. Included Activities: C? Chi Cycling Cu Chi Tunnels Guided Tour Transport: Private Vehicle Plane Private Vehicle
Day 3
Hoi An, Vietnam
None Breakfast, Lunch
Day 3 Hoi An: Explore the villages around Hoi An by bike before enjoying a noodle making demonstration and lunch at Oodles of Noodles, a G Adventures-supported project. Opt to visit the My Son ruins, relax on the beach, or visit the tailors in town. Included Activities: Hoi An Cycling Excursion Oodles of Noodles Demonstration and Lunch
Day 4
Hoi An, Vietnam
None Breakfast
Day 4 Hoi An/Hue: Drive the Hai Van Pass to the ancient capital of Hue. Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 5
Hue, Vietnam
None Breakfast
Day 5 Hue/Hanoi: Set out on bicycles to discover Hue, visiting the former Citadel and Tu Duc's tomb. After spending the day cycling, head back to town before taking an overnight train to Hanoi. Included Activities: Hue Cycling Tour Transport: There will be a 15-min transfer by private bus to the train. The sleeper trains in Vietnam are quite comfortable. Each cabin sleeps four people in two bunk beds. You will be able to lock the door from the inside. All bedding is provided. The train is air conditioned and has squat and Western-style toilets with a wash basin at the end of each compartment. Bags can be stored in the cabin and accessed at anytime. Food and drinks are available for purchase on board. This is not to everyone’s taste, so bringing your own is recommended. Basic overnight train (beds)
Day 6
Hanoi, Vietnam
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6 Hanoi/Mai Chu: Upon arrival in Hanoi, drive out into the nearby hills. Reach Mai Chau in the late morning and then take a trek around the area to visit some of the Thai minority people who call this valley home. Enjoy a home-cooked meal and sleep in a dormitory-style long house in traditional style. Included Activities: Mai Chau Hike Mai Chau Homestay Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 7
Mai Chu/Hanoi
None Breakfast
Day 7 Mai Chu/Hanoi: In the morning, transfer back to Hanoi. In the afternoon, cross the river and take a ride around the quieter suburbs surrounding Hanoi. Return to town to spend the evening exploring the Old Quarter. Opt to attend a famous water puppets' performance and sample some of Hanoi's amazing eating venues. Included Activities: Hanoi Cycling Tour Old Quarter Orientation Walk Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 8
Hanoi, Vietnam
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 8 Hanoi/Ha Long: Thousands of islands rise dramatically from the waters of Halong Bay and, to further their beauty, intricate cave systems naturally exist throughout these limestone karst formations. Our sailing junk will visit some of the islands and caves. Enjoy an evening drink on the deck beneath the stars. The evening's accommodation is a special experience – sleeping on a boat surrounded by high limestone karsts. Included Activities: Halong Bay Overnight Cruise Halong Bay Kayak Excursion Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 9
Ha Long/Hanoi
None Breakfast, Lunch
Day 9 Ha Long/Hanoi: In the morning, enjoy one last view of the magnificent limestone islands. Head back to dry land to embark on a private bus to Hanoi. In the afternoon, delve deeper into the site of Hanoi and explore the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Hoa Lo Prison (Hanoi Hilton). Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 10
Hanoi, Vietnam
None Breakfast
Day 10 Hanoi: Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day

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Perfect for the active adventurer, this trip will have you hiking, biking, and paddling through the best of Vietnam. Kayak through Halong Bay’s towering limestone karsts, trek the Mai Chau area, and cycle through small towns for an authentic taste of Vietnam. When you’re not pedalling or paddling, you'll visit the country's cultural highlights like the Cu Chi Tunnels and Emperor's Tomb, or overnight at a local family’s homestay. Whether by bike or on foot, this tour will keep you grounded in ...

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