CYCLE WITH US
1. Briefly, what makes your travel company the best?
Indochina cycling tour have:
A total passion for cycling in Vietnam, which we wish to share with our customers – we are all about providing the best possible cycling experience in one of the world’s most beautiful environment. Eight Vietnam offices providing bicycle tours that include cities, mountains, beaches, national parks and heritage sites 100% safety record Top quality equipment and support vehicles
Indochina cycling tour provide:
Attention to detail in organizing and delivering the best travel experience to our customers; it is the small things that makes ‘good’ become ‘brilliant’ Value for money with the focus on quality of service that surpasses customer expectations Flexible cycle tours to suit customer’s age, fitness, length of stay and destination Seamless operations across Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia and beyond The best variety of hotels, restaurants and local eateries so that customers enjoy the true Indochina experience
2. How many years have you been in business?
Indochina cycling tour has now been in business for just over three years
3. Have you personally vetted all of the trips you offer?
Yes – all our trips are designed, delivered and vetted by our company.
4. What’s your most ambitious/exciting/interesting itinerary for 2013?
Cycling from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi. This 17-day trip takes in some of the most amazing scenery and sites in Vietnam, including HCMC, Cuchi Tunnels, Nha Trang, Hue (the ancient capital city), Ha Long Bay and Hanoi. This tour has everything – mountains, beaches, national parks, UNESCO sites, trains, river boats, and site seeing city tours. Our favourite cross border cycling tour is the 16-day ‘HCMC to Siem Reap to Bangkok’. There is no better way to take in the extraordinary sights and sounds of Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand, including the famous Ankor Wat temples.
5. How do you contribute toward conservation and the communities in the areas you visit?
Our Vietnam offices employ only local staff and guides Wherever possible we book locally owned hotels and restaurants Many tours include travelling to national parks, heritage sites, temples and places of local cultural interest. By promoting responsible Eco-tourism, we actively encourage customers to recommend their great experiences with family and friends We take regular rest stops in villages for food and drink. This makes a more interesting customer experience and also provides money to the local economy Cycling is an Eco-friendly method of travel.
6. What are your guide requirements?
Friendly guides who speak good English and are keen biking enthusiasts; they are equally knowledgeable in bike maintenance as they are in the culture, history and geography of the country Pride and passion for delivering a quality customer service Flexibility to suit customers’ changing day-to-day requirements Excellent health and safety training with knowledge of nearby medical facilities.
7. What’s new and exciting to you in travel, how do you see the travel industry changing, and what is the vision for your company going forward in the coming years?
Cycling is being recognized as a great way for business people to network. More of our customers are from a management / executive background and they expect the best quality service. The adventure travel industry is changing from fixed operator packages to customers demanding bespoke flexible tours fitted to their skills, ability, free-time and dreams.
Our vision – to be the number one cycling tour operator in Vietnam for quality, service and flexibility.
We are a tour operator with full travel services but specializing in bicycle travel. So we know well what we do for your enjoyable trip with our professionals as well as a direct operator to make your cost effectively.
If you select you own individual itinerary you have more flexibility as you travel. Your movement is not dictated by the demands of a group. One morning you may feel you would rather relax by the pool for an extra couple of hours. That’s your decision to make. You have the support of your biking guide and of the professionally delivered travel plans we have put together for you, but you also have the freedom to make some changes.
The thrill of travel begins long before you step onto the plane. Your personal travel consultant will work with you to develop your personal travel itinerary. You may well find that the friendship and trust that develops with your adventure consultant plays a key a role in your travel enjoyment. Our highly trained travel consultants are completely focused on sharing their intricate knowledge of the region. We will help you find your ultimate Vietnam experience.