Day Tripping Along the Mekong River Valley

You don’t need a lot of time for a biking adventure. There are plenty of day trips that can help satisfy the need for a two-wheeled tour, be it through the city or countryside, on or off road. Not all of us can take a week or two, much less four or five days, to […]

Pedal Pass Preconceived Notions of Vietnam

Even the most avid cyclist can find riding through traffic daunting, even under the best conditions or through cities that they’re very familiar with. For many, the idea of riding through an unfamiliar city or countryside can seem scary. For many, Vietnam evokes miles and miles of rice fields or harrowing manoeuvres through hectic streets teeming […]


From July 1, 2015, if you are citizen from Germany, France, the UK, Spain and Italy you will be eligible for visa-free entry for stays of up to 15 days. These five countries join the growing list of nationalities that enjoy visa-free entry into Vietnam.  Already on the list is Japan, South Korea, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, […]

Rider of the month – Simon Ashton

When did you go on your first cycle adventure? It was in 2010 to celebrate my 50th Birthday! Fourteen of us cycled from Saigon to Angkor Wat, once we arrived we were met with several other friends and had a surreal party in a 1,000 year old temple in the Angkor complex catered by the […]

Let SpiceRoads Cycle Tours Introduce You to the ‘Real’ Vietnam

              By Gary Corbett For a self-confessed travelholic who has spent a large slice of his adult life travelling the world at every opportunity as both a travel writer and on personal holidays, it is somewhat incongruous that Vietnam, until now, has never been on the itinerary. Why? I’m […]

Rider of the month – Alan Johnston

When did you go on you go on you first cycle adventure? The first SpiceRoads adventure I went on was the 14 day Ho Chi Minh Trail back in 2010 that followed parts of the war-era trail and explored old and new Vietnam. How many SpiceRoads tours have you been on? I have been on […]

SpiceRoads just keeps growing!

It might only be in the first half of the  year but we have already launched FIVE new tours and we have bookings for both our new Africa tours in Morocco and Madagascar! Other exciting new tours which we are bringing to you this month include a road bike ride across the length of Sri Lanka, […]