Half day bike tour from Hoi An, Vietnam
Bike tour Hoi An's scenic countryside to the UNESCO World Heritage site of My Son on a half-day cycling adventure that takes you beyond the tourist sites and immerses you in the bucolic surrounds of this historic region. A fun & easy day tour by bike that's suitable for all.
This bike tour runs from Hoi An


The historic city of Hoi An gives way to beautiful rural landscapes on our half-day cycling adventure to the historic Cham ruins of My Son.
Our tour winds through from ancient Hoi An to the countryside, past small farms and villages following rural pathways and small roads hidden from most tourist routes.
With a refreshing snack and fresh fruit stop en-route, we cycle to the edge of the My Son site, boarding the electric busses mandated by UNESCO to protect the integrity of the temples. Your guide leads you on a private tour of the beautiful Cham ruins, before boarding our air-conditioned van for the drive back to your hotel. 

This tour also includes a simple but delicious local noodle lunch to keep you well fueled from your day of exploring. 

Please note: Due to the Annual TET holidays from February 4th to 7th 2019, the Cycle My Son tour has a 20% surcharge. Our other Hoi An tours will be closed during these dates. 

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Staying in the nearby resort town of Da Nang? No problem we cater for departures from here too! Itineraries follow the same route and special pricing is fully inclusive of transfers to and from your hotel in the city. Make sure to follow the link below to book a Cycle My Son tour departing from Da Nang.

Departures From Da Nang

Tour details

$72 USD

0.5 day duration

25 km distance

Difficulty: Mild

Tour code: GHVS16

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Quiet Roads

While we delight in Hoi An's picturesque surrounds on the way to My Son our means of travel is half the fun. We ride the back roads and hidden trails only locals know to escape the traffic and tourists, experiencing a truly authentic side of this fascinating country.

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Nice Wheels

Quality, well maintained GT mountain bikes with hydraulic disc brakes, water bottle and international standard helmet are provided. These are very capable bikes that are a pleasure to ride and able to carry you in comfort throughout the tour.

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Your Guide

An experienced English speaking local leader will host you on this trip. Our charming guides are well informed and well spoken. Our leaders are often cited as being the main highlight of the tour. We use local leaders who have a passion for their country and are always well informed on topics ranging from history, politics, cuisine and importantly local customs and cultures. Our leaders will take pride in introducing you to every aspect of their country.

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Golden Ticket

We tour off the beaten path where you'll get a chance to see the hidden highlights and enjoy genuine local interaction. Go behind the scenes and experience a side of the country few visitors encounter.

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Support Van

A private van is used to whisk us back to our Hoi An headquarters at the conclusion of touring the historic My Son. This allows us to go at a leisurely pace yet still return with plenty of time to spend the afternoon in town as you wish.

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Snacking

A refreshing snack and fresh fruit are provided en route, along with clean water provided throughout the tour.

Small group cycling tours

2 to 12

This tour is guaranteed with a minimum of 2 participants, and we limit the group size to a max of 12 participants maximum. This ensures you have the personalised attention you want in an intimate group.

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Kids' Prices

We have a range of kids sized bikes, tag-alongs and child seats so there's no reason to leave the kids at the hotel. And to help families we offer discounts to all children aged 15 years and below: Ages 0 to 4 years - 50% off / Ages 5 to 12 years - 30% off / Ages 13 to 15 years - 10% off


Tour Itinerary

We'll gather this morning at our conveniently located shop, just up a small alley off Hai Ba Trung Street.

In town
Cycling along small and quiet alleyways we reach the riverfront of the historic district, long before crowds descend on the city. Our guide will help you get your bearings in the centre of town and point out the nearby historic sites.

Countryside
Crossing the river, we leave the city behind on our way to My Son, venturing off onto rural pathways accessible only to bikes and motorbikes. It's not long before we are pedalling through small villages, past family farms and rice fields, greeting workers along our way.

Depending on the season, we pass rice, corn and even sunflower fields as we explore a very different landscape to that of the city. We'll see hardly any four-wheeled vehicles as we sneak through a network of shortcuts and connections that only locals would know.

The Cham Ruins of My Son lie ahead.

Snack Break & My Son ruins
After replenishing our energy with a healthy snack of fresh fruit with local coffee or tea, it is a short transfer to the entrance to this UNESCO World Heritage site. New regulations require we park our bikes and board electric shuttle vans to the main ruins.

The temples and towers of My Son were built by the Cham people, initially Hindu and later of Muslim faiths. The Cham Kingdom, once dominant in the region, was eventually conquered by the Vietnamese and Khmer. Descendants of the original tribes are now scattered throughout the region, mostly along inland waterways.

Transfer back to Hoi An

A drive aboard our private van with a mid-way stop for a simple but delicious lunch of local noodles tops off a fun, informative half day tour.

The tour concludes with the van dropping you off at your hotel, approximately 2:00pm.


What's the Riding Like?

Flat terrain

Some dirt trails

25km riding

This ride is mainly on back alleyways, flat tracks and small roads - there are no hills so anyone who can reasonably ride a bike can do this tour. There are a few small sections on dirt trails where beginner riders will have to show some care.


Making a Booking

Click on the 'Book this tour' button below or at the top of the page to reserve your place on this tour.

Full payment will be taken at the time of booking in Vietnamese Dong (VND). Vietnamese law restricts accepting payment in foreign currency.

If you wish to book less than 1 day before the tour or if you would like more information please contact our shop For Assistance Phone:+84 932 034 286
(email)

This tour operates all days of the week.

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Please note: Due to the Annual TET holidays from February 4th to 7th 2019, the Cycle My Son tour has a 20% surcharge. Our other Hoi An tours will be closed during these dates.


Starting Point & Meeting Time

The meeting point for this tour is:

Grasshopper Adventures Shop
621 Hai Ba Trung Street, Side Alley, Hoi An 564016, Vietnam​​​​​​​

Look for the yellow house behind the gate on the left.

For Assistance Phone: +84 932 034 286

Meeting time: Please meet at the shop by 7:15am. We will have a bike fitting, guide briefing and leave by 7:30. Departing on time allows us to avoid the crowds and enjoy the countryside route to My Son.


What our guests tell us...

Just a selection of our great reviews!

Well organised team with good bikes. Loved the tour through the local countryside seeing rural life, paddy fields and a local market. My Son was good to see and our tour guide showed us the highlights without taking too long.

Darcey_TravelsJanuary 2019

Our guide, Lyna, was the best guide ever! Full of energy, very professional, sporty, knowledgable, fun to be with, spoke English fluently, friendly and gave us the opportunity to go by bike even longer than we had expected!!! Very happy with that. We are absolutely satisfied - both with the sights and with Lyna´s ability to give us useful information. Highly recommended!

Marianne555315February 2019

Mike took us on an unforgettable day out through the Vietnam countryside and fields, towns and villages. Lots of stops, great food and local drinks. My Son was well worth the trip but the cycle ride was truly amazing. Bikes were very good quality and local knowledge of tour guide was brilliant. Suitable trip for experienced and less confident tourists. Highlight was the local market and the local chewing gum - thanks Mike!

747HelenLFebruary 2019

The office was easy enough to find. An was an amazing guide, he shared so much local knowledge with us and it was a beautiful ride. I have absolutely nothing negative to say about it. Can’t wait to do more grasshopper tours in the future.

sam572February 2019

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