At B&R we make it incredibly easy for you to journey with your friends, family, colleagues or on your own. Create your own private trip by taking over one of our dates—or we can request a fresh one. Prices are sliding scale to suit the number of travellers. Interested in tweaking the itinerary? We can do that too. Ask us for details!
The right number of like-minded travellers to make new friends.
Your dates. Your group. Our expertly-designed itinerary.
Tailored to your interests, a bespoke travel experience.
Combines the hallmarks of any B&R itinerary (excellent hotels and beautiful routes) with the freedom of pacing each day exactly the way you like.
Throughout the day, a knowledgeable local guide provides insider access and expert tips. At night, you can explore and dine on your own.
Our B&R guides are with you throughout, anticipating needs, translating languages, providing advice and—above all—facilitating fun.
We use premium hotels that are unique expressions of the region. Often they’ve had a previous life as a monastery or a castle, but in every case they offer an exceptionally comfortable stay.
These are stylish 4-star properties that offer a casual and comfortable stay. Often without a 24-hour concierge or room service, they tend to be smaller family-run hotels that are perfect for the region.
“I can’t say I really ‘work out,’ but I’m in good shape and am relatively active.”
“I enjoy a good walk or ride, and feel comfortable while on the move.”
“I get moving at least once a week, and don’t mind a little sweat.”
“I get moving a few times per week and enjoy some exertion.”
“I want to feel invigorated each day and going hard is how I like to do that.”
Charming towns & rural beauty
Even in the midst of vibrant economic growth, Vietnam is as quaint and picturesque as the first time we cycled here more than a decade ago. Certainly, the country is thriving, but that just means the roads are a bit better (making our bikes a little happier) and even more luxurious hotels pepper the coast. The people remain the same: gracious, warm and infinitely inviting—and we certainly meet a lot of them on this epic Vietnam journey. We take in all the highlights, from historic Hoi An to the Imperial tombs, to endless miles of scenic country and coastal roads. (Price is inclusive of $140 internal flights.)
B&R Travel Expert Nathan Lane was named Vietnam’s Top Travel Specialist 2017 by Condé Nast. He has spent the last 12 years crafting incredible adventures in this ever-changing country—no one knows it better!
Trip designed by Travel Expert Nathan LaneView Nathan’s Profile
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Day by Day
Board your flight to Hue and set forth on a picture-perfect ride through central Vietnam. Following a delicious introduction to Vietnamese cuisine, explore UNESCO Heritage Site, the Forbidden City.
Enjoy a private boat cruise along the Perfume River, ending at the 19thC tomb of Nguyen king, Minh Mang. Our friends, Mr. and Mrs. Vinh, serve us a tasty homemade dinner this evening in their traditional home.
Spot fishermen and oyster farms as you pedal the banks of the Cau Hai Lagoon. Conquer the challenging "Pass of the Clouds" and reap your rewards in the form of spectacular views and a congratulatory dinner at the hotel this evening.
Cycle through traditional the rice paddies and fish farms in Hoi An towards a traditional Vietnamese cooking class led by our local host. The afternoon is yours to explore this charming and colourful UNESCO town.
Cruise through Hoi An's morning market, taking in the sights and smells of the bustling street vendors. Tonight, we dine at our friend Duc's restaurant—he serves some of Vietnam's best fusion cuisine; an impossible night to forget.
Bid farewell to Vietnam and depart at your leisure. Or better yet—join us in Cambodia!
Pilgrimage Village, Hue
This luxurious retreat is located in the peaceful countryside, yet still just 4 km (2 mi) from the centre of Hué. You’ll come to appreciate this after learning that the Vietnamese love to make use of the horns on their mopeds early in the morning! The rooms reflect the Vietnamese taste for simple, elegant luxury. View hotel website »
Four Seasons Resort | The Nam Hai, Hoi An
This stunning villa is located on the pristine Hoi An beach, with each of its guest rooms featuring a private infinity pool. The serene spa, gourmet cuisine and abundant recreational pursuits, including an 18-hole golf course, are just a small sample of what the Nam Hai offers. View hotel website »
Our guides anticipated our every need in a way that made us feel supported and encouraged. They elevated our trip to the next level with their exuberant, yet professional spirit—often adding in excursions on the fly, such as the tailoring trips, or museums, without a blink.— Susie & Joel Carp
Memorable moments: Sunset over the bay at Six Senses; biking along the trails of Vietnam and seeing the smiling children call out "hello, hello"; soaking up the feel of the countryside and seeing the people in their everyday lives. Guides are spectacular and make the trip outstanding.— Barbara Hill
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The daily distances for bike rides range from 11 to 25 km (7 to 15 mi.); some days offer longer/ shorter option rides. The terrain is moderate on the ﬁ rst two days and then easygoing for the rest of the trip.
“I ride my bike once or twice a month and am comfortable on two wheels.”
Relatively flat but will include inclines and the occasional climb or two.Read more on our Activity Levels
What’s included? Everything you need. Plus everything you’d
want. Plus a few things you never knew you wanted ‘til you got them.
In a word: everything. In ninety words? Signature B&R guides; local experts; unique, unforgettable biking and walking routes; private tours; authentic local cuisine; lessons and demonstrations; local artisanal wines; wine tastings; all victuals and libations; all the endorphins you can handle; new insight; interesting, fun and like-minded travel companions; a feeling of total freedom. In short: an extraordinary, hassle-free journey of discovery.
- All hotel accommodation
- All breakfasts, 4 lunches and 4 dinners, including wine
- Services of B&R guides, local guides and support vehicles with drivers
- All special events, private tours, guest experts and entrance fees
- Use of a hybrid bicycle and helmet
- Detailed maps, route suggestions and water bottle
- All transportation from rendezvous to drop-off, including van support, coach transfers, boat rides, and internal flights
- All baggage transportation
- All gratuities for baggage, porters and hotel service
You can’t enjoy a great biking trip without a really great bike. On this trip, we’ll use well-tuned, high-quality, local bikes that provide a good fit to your size and weight.
Sometimes your B&R trip simply isn’t long enough! Extend your stay for the best vacation possible. If you wish to spend a few days in region either before or after your official B&R trip, and need assistance making those plans, your B&R Travel Advisor can help. We can create an independent travel experience to fit your needs—and if you desire, arrange for a local guide.
Continue from Hoi An
We strongly encourage you to extend your trip in this region with a post-trip to Cambodia and exotic Laos. Please see our Vietnam & Cambodia Biking and our Laos Biking Post-Trip itineraries. You could also spend time at a beach resort in Nha Trang or visit Ho Chi Minh City. In addition, you may want to spend a few days before your trip exploring Hanoi—it offers great shopping, restaurants and a hip art gallery scene.
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