What is the vietnam runcation?

Supported runs on the beach and along a riverfront.

Explore the World Heritage Site of Hoi An and explore the Marble mountain.

Head into into the countryside of Vietnam on a bicycle.

Itinerary on your vietnam runcation

Day 1 : Arrival in Da Nang, Transfer to Hoi An, meet and greet.

Arrive in Da Nang, get transferred to your hotel in Hoi An. Meet with the runcation group and get to know each other. The rest of the evening is at leisure.

Day 2 : Run along the beach, sightseeing in Hoi An in the afternoon

Early morning run (5 km) from the hotel to either of the beaches (An Bang, Cua Dai), spend some time at the beach.Transfer back to the hotel, freshen up and go on a half day sightseeing of Hoi An – renowned as a World Heritage Site. The key highlights of the tour being the 400 year old covered bridge, Museum of trade ceramics, 200 year old Tan Ky house, Ong temple and the local market vibrant with colours and activities.

Day 3 : Cycling in the countryside (half day), rest of the day at leisure

Spend the day leisurely cycling though the scenic countryside of Vietnam, far from the traffic the motor scooters and the noise of the city.
Discover how wooden river boats are made, learn the secret of weaving the colorful straw “Hoi An” sleeping mats.
Have a traditional Vietnamese lunch meal with a local Vietnamese family, and learn their customs and traditions. Cycle back to the hotel in Hoi An, the rest of the day is at leisure.

Day 4 : Run along the riverfront followed by sightseeing (Marble Mountain, Cham Museum) on the way to Da Nang.

Early morning run (5-6 km) from the hotel along the riverfront. Transfer back to the hotel, freshen up and head to Da Nang.
On the way visit Marble Mountain, a group of limestone and marble hills filled with caves. Explore the mountain’s main cave to see a beautiful Buddha statue built in the Cham style. Visit Cham Museum which has many sculptures and artefacts dating from the 7th to the 15th century.
Rest of the evening is for leisure, you may prefer spending sometime at the beach.

Day 5 : Departure

Got questions? Check FAQs below or ask us on whatsapp.

Optional Add On

5Day/4Night visit to Halong bay and Hanoi – INR 40,000 + 5% gst

Day 1: Arrive in Hanoi, get transferred to the hotel.
In the evening, enjoy the water puppet show at Thang Long theatre.

Day 2: Start the day with visiting Ho Chi Minh Complex and Museum and the Presidential Palace, the One Pillar Pagoda dedicated to Avalokiteshvara or Buddha.

Drive to the largest lake of Hanoi and oldest Pagoda of Tran Quoc.Walk through Hanoi’s downtown to the Old Quarter of 36 ancient streets and enjoy your evening around the vibrant Ho Hoan Kiem Lake.

Day 3: Drive through the countryside towards Halong Bay soaking in the countryside life. Board a cruise boat to explore the legendary Ha Long Bay.

The bay, famous as one of the world’s wonders consists of around 2,000 karst islands and islets scattered. At night enjoy a sundowner on the top deck and look out for shooting stars.

Day 4: Wake up to a view of jagged karst mountains. Soak in the splendid yet tranquil view of the bay at the crack of dawn.

Enjoy your Tai Chi session, cooking classes. Drive back to Hanoi and enjoy evening walking idly in the Old quarter, or binge at one of the many restaurants.

Day 5: Explore the city at leisure and do some last minute shopping until it’s time to fly back home.


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A runcation is a weekend getaway at a scenic destination with lots of running and exploring thrown in. This Vietnam Runcation will involve not just running on the beach but cycling and lots of sightseeing thrown in too!

The dates for the Vietnam Runcation will be announced soon. Please fill this form and we will get in touch with you – link.

The runs on the Vietnam Runcation are not timed, these are fun runs at scenic locations!

Last date to book the Vietnam Runcation is 1 month prior to departure.

The Vietnam runcation is more fun with friends and family and we would love to give you a group discount!

Please note the following discount slabs –

If you are a group of 10 or more folks, you will receive a discount of 5% for each person in the group!

Please note that non-runners are welcome too and they will also be counted towards the total group size.

Hurry up and book now!

Yes, absolutely!

You can book with the early bird pricing on this staggered payment schedule –

-> 25% of the Runcation tour to be paid for blocking your space

-> 25% of the Runcation tour to be paid in 45 days before departure

-> 50% of the Runcation tour to be paid 1 month before departure

Please note that this is not applicable for group registrations.

Bookings are confirmed only after payment!

-> Google Pay/PhonePe/BHIM/UPI – beyonder@kotak

-> Bank transfer/Check/NEFT/IMPS – Beyonder Experiences LLP, Account No : 9011608021, Account type: Current, Branch : J P Nagar, Bangalore, IFSC Code : KKBK0000433.

After making a bank or UPI transfer, please email us with your payment confirmation i.d to [email protected] so we can send you more info.

Got questions? Please write to us – [email protected] or message us on whatsapp and we will get back to you quickly.

To keep the experience exclusive and intimate we are limiting participation to 20 runners. You will meet them at the hotel, along the guided runs and the trek and you can choose to explore Vietnam together too!

Yes, at actuals plus a nominal service fee. Please note that the cost flight tickets is not included in the price mentioned above.

If you can run or walk 10KM in under 1.5 hours, you will enjoy our guided runs and activities on the Vietnam Runcation. You can walk too if you like – and even if you have never run before, you will find this Runcation an enjoyable experience. Do not forget to bring comfortable running shoes.

-> Shared accommodation with breakfast in a 4 star luxury hotel on twin sharing basis.

-> Tour with a guide as per the itinerary in a private vehicle

-> Visa for Vietnam

-> Airport Transfers

-> All entry tickets for various sites as mentioned in detailed itinerary

-> Breakfast buffet on 3 days

-> Run goodies you will receive before we set out on the guided runs!

-> Airfare, travel insurance 

-> Any other expense not mentioned in the itinerary above

-> Meals apart from breakfast

-> Taxes, as applicable

Yes! If you are a running club or group or a group of friends or office colleagues or family and would like us to organize a Runcation to Vietnam exclusively for your group, please let us know. We will need 8 or more runners in this group. Please email us at [email protected] and tell us when your group is interested in taking the runcation and we will be happy to help!

Yes!  Please email us at [email protected] and and we will be happy to book your group! 

The current prices are all calculated for Indian nationals. If some places have different entry fees/charges for non Indian or SAARC country nationals, we will inform these to you upfront when you book.

Yes! While a runcation is meant for folks who run, we understand that non-runner partners/friends/family members may also want to join with a runner. We will be glad to host non-running guests at the Vietnam Runcation!

Yes! Children are welcome to run or join as non-runners at the Vietnam Runcation! Children will need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times if they are running.

Any cancellation has to be done at-least 30 days in advance for a refund; No refund will be possible later. The amounts to be refunded are as follows:

More than 60 days before departure: 50% refund
60 – 30 days before departure: 30% refund
Less than 30 days before departure: no refund

However, in certain cases, to protect rates, Beyonder is required to book non-refundable services in advance. In such cases, notwithstanding the above, Beyonder reserves the right to recover the entire amount of such services from the guest in case of cancellations at any time. Such amounts would be deducted from the refunds computed above. 

Beyonder are travel specialists who curate ‘bespoke’ experiences across 53 countries. The signature of their itineraries is first hand experiences i.e. they have personally visited each of the countries and carefully crafted each of them.​ One of the founders of Beyonder is a veteran marathoner and happens to be on the Go Heritage Runs Hall of Fame too!

Please write to us – [email protected] or message us on whatsapp and we will get back to you quickly.