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SpiceRoads launches its first family bike tour in Vietnam

  • Written by Sujittra Thongbaipo



SpiceRoads Cycle Tours is proud to present its first
family cycling tour in Vietnam. This tour spends 5 spectacular days in the lush mountains of Northern Vietnam, cycling through charming villages, hillside rice terraces, and fantastic scenery. Plenty of additional activities from making local cuisine, to meeting new wildlife, ensure that riders are getting immersed in local culture and having fun. This fun and exploratory tour of Northern Vietnam's natural and cultural sites is the perfect way to travel, get active, and make memories with the family!

The Route

This 5 day, 4 night tour totals 162 kilometers on a variety of terrain, from tarmac to concrete paths to dirt roads. The ride is easy and gentle and allows plenty of time to stop for photo opportunities or rest.

The tour is fully vehicle-supported, meaning an air conditioned van follows the tour the whole way. Riders can hop in the van at any point during the tour.

The tour is designed to include children of any age. Fully equipped bikes are available for child riders aged 11 and up. Children 10 and under can accompany their parents on a detachable bike trailer or seat.

Tour Highlights

  • Cycling around the brilliant green rice fields of the remote village of Mai Chau
  • Having a go at weaving at Hoa Ban Plus, a workplace for disabled local women
  • Overnighting in a traditional bamboo stilt house
  • Monkeying around at a rescue center for endangered gibbons and langurs
  • Trying your hand at local cuisine as you roll fresh Vietnamese spring rolls
  • Getting your hands dirty as you make your own souvenir tea cup or bowl using local ceramic techniques

2017 Departures: Tour departs every Monday (From March - May and September - December)

 

Tour Price

The 5-day/4-night tour costs US $950 with an additional US $60 for single supplement. The child price is US $760. Tour cost includes meals and accommodation (2 overnights at a homestay), quality bike hire, local guide, support vehicle, and insurance but excludes international/domestic flights and visa fees.

There is an option to update the accommodation to a hotel with a swimming pool. For more information, please contact info@spiceroads.com

Download tour images and the official tour Factsheet here!

 

About SpiceRoads

SpiceRoads is a specialist bicycle tour operator based in Bangkok offering a range of two ­wheel tours in 30 destinations worldwide. SpiceRoads tours cater for every level of cyclist and range from half day sightseeing excursions to 30 day multi­country odysseys.

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