Great Explorations

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Trip Dates:

2017 and 2018
Trip dates available on request. Call or email for details.

Custom trips available and can start any date. Call or email for details


Trip Size:

8-16 participants

Total Days:

10 days/ 9 nights


Hanoi/ Dalat*

* If doing extension(s) your trip will finish in either Mui Ne, Saigon or Siem Reap


Intercontinental Hotel Westlake, Hanoi

Orchid Hotel, Hue

Ha Van Hotel, Hoi An

Novotel, Nha Trang

Hotel du Parc, Dalat

Post trip:

Mia Resort , Mui Ne  

Continental Hotel, Saigon

Activity Level:

20-40+ miles daily
van supported


Moderate with some hills


Land Cost (current year):
US $2950
Includes 9B/6L/7D

Single Supplement:
US $650

Bike Rental:
US $290

Pre-trip Extension:
Price: US $495 2D/2N

Post -trip extensions:
Price: US $495 2D/2N each

Additional Airfare Saigon to Siem Reap: US $210

map of Vietnam

Trips by Destination

Vietnam, Biking Casual


Enchanting and exotic, and fast becoming the most popular destination in Indochina, Vietnam features lush countryside, colorful village markets, dramatic beach coastline and friendly, engaging people. Whether cycling along rice paddies, walking ancient trails, or on the water visiting floating markets, our trip offers the best of this fascinating country.

Please note: we offer daily ‘non-cycling’ options for those who choose not to ride.



InterContinental Hotel Westlake, Hanoi


Situated on the serene waters of West Lake, yet minutes from the Old Quarter, this hotel offers a retreat from the hustle and bustle of Hanoi. The large guest rooms are furnished in contemporary Vietnamese furnshings.


Orchid Hotel, Hue


This is a new hotel located in the heart of the town center and has up-market amenities including DVD players in each room.  

Ha An Hotel, Hoi An


This hotel is located in town, a short walk from the historical town. The gardens are pleasant, rooms clean and welcome warm.




Novotel, Nha Trang


The newest hotel in Nha Trang and directly across from the beach, this hotel boasts a contemporary design and comfortable rooms.




Hotel du Parc, Dalat


This hotel was built in 1932 and was totally renovated in 1997, keeping its historical touches such as glossy wooden floors, molded high ceilings.


Mia Resort, Mui Ne  

This boutique beach-front resort, formerly the Mui Ne Sailing Club has wonderful rooms, beachside location, swimming pool and pleasant bar/restaurant on site.


Continental Hotel, Saigon  

Recently featured in NY Times article, it was descibed as, 'founded by a Frenchman in 1880, the htoel was a popular watering hole for journalists during the war. It has high ceilings and lots of carved wood.' Graham Greene stayed here for 2 years!



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Map of the Area

Da Nang Weather

Ride Info

What's Included in the Cost of Your Trip?

What is included: Regular trip

  • services of one or more experienced Great Explorations guides and support vehicle
  • 10 nights lodging
  • 10 breakfasts, 6 lunches, and 8 dinners
  • wine receptions on first and final nights and drinks on us at two 'local night dinners'
  • entrance fees for selected historical sites and museums
  • detailed map and route instructions
  • all baggage transportation
  • all transportation from initial meeting point to final drop-off  including flights between Hanoi-Hue and Danang-Nha Trang (see arrive/depart cities)

What is included: Ha Long Bay Extension (prior to Regular trip)

  • Arrival night hotel at Galaxy Hotel with breakfast
  • Two day one night cruise in Ha Long Bay
  • Meals (2B, 2L, 1D)
  • Airport trasfer on arrival, and trasfers between Hanoi and Ha Long Bay

What is included: Mui Ne Extention

  • Two nights at the Coco Beach Hotel with breakfast daily
  • Bike rentals for two days, support vehicle and guide
  • Meals (2B/2D)

What is included: Saigon Extension

  • Cycling with guide between Mui Ne and Saigon
  • Two nights at the Elios Hotel with breakfast daily
  • Guided visit and transport to Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Meals (2B/2D)

What is included: Angkor Wat

  • Two nights at the Auberge Mount Royale with breakfast daily
  • Guided visits for two days with transport and airport transfers
  • Meals (2B/1D)
  • Temple pass and flights between Saigon and Ankor Wat are additional

Please note: Final itinerary is subject to revision; any changes made are done so in an attempt to provide the best possible trip given route conditions and available services. Due to the nature of our business and exchange rates, prices are subject to change. All prices quoted are U.S. dollars but we gladly accept payment in Canadian dollars also. Due to cancellations and waiting lists, trip availability fluctuates daily. If you have any questions or would like to confirm space on this trip before making your reservation, please contact us at or by telephone at 604.730.1247



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