CYCLING 2016-17 p050-051

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Cycling Vietnam 6 7 1 2 3 4 Dates & Price Guide START END FLIGHT LAND START END FLIGHT LAND INC ONLY INC ONLY 30 Jul† 14 Aug 2349 1189 P F 13 Aug 28 Aug 2259 1149 27 Aug 11 Sep 1949 1099 03 Sep 18 Sep 1949 1099 17 Sep 02 Oct 1949 1099 01 Oct 16 Oct 2099 1189 22 Oct 06 Nov 2099 1189 29 Oct 13 Nov 2099 1189 05 Nov 20 Nov 2099 1189 12 Nov 27 Nov 2099 1189 16 Nov 01 Dec 2099 1189 19 Nov 04 Dec 2099 1189 26 Nov 11 Dec 2099 1189 30 Nov 15 Dec 2099 1189 03 Dec 18 Dec 2099 1189 10 Dec 25 Dec 2099 1189 17 Dec 01 Jan 2099 1189 24 Dec 08 Jan 2449 1189 31 Dec 15 Jan 2349 1189 BIKE HIRE NOW INCLUDED SEE PAGE 10 P Premium F departure S Polo FdeparturPe F Family departure Call ROAD • VIETNAM 51 16 days inc. flights from £1949 Local cyclists and paddy fields Vietnam Activity Level MODERATE Trip Code MOV At a Glance Itinerary - Day by Day 1 Depart London. 2 Arrive Saigon. 3 Transfer out of the city; cycle to the Cu Chi tunnels. 4 Drive towards the coast and cycle to Mui Ne. 5 Cycle to Dalat in the Central Highlands. 6 Cycle through Bidoup N.P.; to the coast at Nha Trang. 7 Cruise around islands with seafood lunch and snorkelling. 8 Drive to beautiful Dai Lanh Beach; coastal ride to Quy Nhon. 9 Further coastal ride stopping en route at sand dunes; transfer to Hoi An. 10 Sightseeing in Hoi An; free afternoon; optional cycling. 11 Ride over the spectacular Hai Van Pass; cycle and drive on to Hue. 12 Explore Hue and surroundings by bike and boat; overnight train to Hanoi. 13 Arrive Hanoi; drive to Halong Bay; board boat and cruise/ kayak among spectacular limestone formations. 14 Return to Hanoi; city tour including the Temple of Literature, Hoa Lo Prison and the Old Quarter. 15 Free morning; depart afternoon. 16 Arrive London. The best of Vietnam on two wheels l Charming Hoi An l Halong Bay and Saigon • 9 days cycling (including 1 optional ride) with 90% vehicle support • Surfaces are nearly all good tarmac • The route is flat with the exception of Dalat and the Hai Van Pass • Group normally 5 to 18, plus leaders. Min age 16 yrs • 11 nights hotels, 1 night boat, 1 night sleeper train • All breakfasts, 10 lunches and 1 dinner included This trip combines some of the best cycling routes in Vietnam with time to explore this beautiful country with its long coastline of broad, sandy beaches, fertile paddy fields and mountains cloaked in forests. The route travels from the vibrant streets of Saigon north to the more traditional capital Hanoi. There is time to relax in the lively beachside town of Nha Trang and enjoy laid-back Hoi An with its wooden merchant houses, pagodas and bustling market. Finally, cruise around the incredible seascape of Halong Bay with its limestone spires rising directly from the sea. ACCOMMODATION One night will be spent on board a traditional junk boat on Halong Bay, the best way to soak up the landscape of this UNESCO site while star-gazing at night. Sailing through hundreds of limestone karsts that rise dramatically from the emerald water, this is the perfect way to relax at the end of your cycling adventure. 2016 02 Jan 17 Jan 2169 1189 09 Jan 24 Jan 2169 1189 16 Jan 31 Jan 2099 1189 23 Jan 07 Feb 2099 1189 30 Jan 14 Feb 2099 1189 06 Feb 21 Feb 2149 1189 13 Feb† 28 Feb 2149 1189 P F 20 Feb 06 Mar 2149 1189 27 Feb 13 Mar 2099 1189 05 Mar 20 Mar 2099 1189 12 Mar 27 Mar 2099 1189 19 Mar 03 Apr 2199 1189 26 Mar 10 Apr 2269 1189 02 Apr 17 Apr 2099 1189 16 Apr 01 May 2039 1189 07 May 22 May 1949 1099 28 May 12 Jun 1949 1099 18 Jun 03 Jul 1949 1099 23 Jul 07 Aug 2349 1189 2017 07 Jan 22 Jan 2179 1239 21 Jan 05 Feb 2179 1239 Dates and prices correct at time of publication (see page 13). Prices are £ Sterling per person. • Optional single supplement £210 (hotel nights only) • Land only start Saigon day 2, end Hanoi day 15 • Free airport transfer for any flight • Insurance: please see page 106 Bike details: • Giant Revel 2 mountain bike with front suspension, included in the trip price • Discount for bringing your own bike £150 Daily Distance (km) 0845 863 9626 or visit www.exodus.co.uk and enter the three letter trip code 3 30 4 50 5 60 6 100 8 90 9 30 10 OPTIONAL RIDE 11 80 12 25 Please see our website www.exodus.co.uk for all dates and prices. ALSO AVAILABLE AS A PRIVATE ADVENTURE SEE PAGE 4 COMBINE WITH TRIP: MOC SEE PAGE 52


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