9 days- 8 nights
This nine-day motorbike tour on Ho Chi Minh trail is one of the best in the collection of motorbike tours in Vietnam. The ride starts from northern mountain of Vietnam where you can see the colorful culture of the country by riding through beautiful villages of the hill tribes, riding on the historical trail where there are plenty of vestiges and moving stories about Vietnam War and then ends in the central of Vietnam in which long, sunny and sandy beaches are waiting for only you
Duration 9 days
Distance 800 Miles
Group Min 1 Person
Hotel Pick up & Drop off
Include Breakfast, Standard Accommodation
Excluded Travel Insurance, Personal Expenses,Meal
Guided Fully Guided Tour
Tour start date
Tour opened everyday
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Prices below are based on per person included in the prices.Please see below.
US $ 900/1 Pillion
US $ 990/ Single Rider
US $ 1440/ 1 Rider + 1 Pillion sharing
Day 1: Phu Yen
The motorcycle ride to Phu Yen starts at 9 a.m. You will try to ride on the dirt country road to avoid busy traffic in Hanoi. You will be at Son Tay town after one hour ride, stop for a while to enjoy tasty local café and then keep riding up to the north. After lunch, ride on the winding mountain road to the northwest of Vietnam, Son La, to get some of the best mountain views on Lung Lo Pass, and then heading down to Phu Yen, a small town between mountains and green rice field where you stay overnight in a hotel.
Day 2: Mai Chau
This trip to Mai Chau is the highlight of the trip. With many small roads that lead into the mountains around Mai Chau, you’ll take the chances to take the most beautiful picture of Vietnam mountains and to see and learn more about the culture of H’mong, Dao, and Thai people. You will take on the challenge of an old road built by the French army. This great Vietnam motorbike tour to Mai Chau will finish at about 4 p.m. in the village of the Thai people. You will spend the rest of the day exploring nearby villages. Overnight in a Thai ethnicity stilt house in Mai Chau.
Day 3: Tan Ky
After enjoying breakfast in the peaceful village of Mai Chau, you keep riding on a small, spectacular and paved trail along the Ma River until Cam Thuy town where you stop for lunch. Hit the legendary Ho Chi Minh trail and then stay all the way to Tan Ky town where you spend the night in a hotel.
Day 4: Phong Nha
Ride on Ho Chi Minh Highway until Pho Chau where you stop to visit the Ho Chi Minh Trail victory monument, which is, in fact, the real starting point of Ho Chi Minh road.
Ride all the way to Phong Nha – Ke Bang, the biggest and also the most beautiful cave in Vietnam and Indochina and is now a UNESCO World Natural Heritage site. The karst formation of Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park has evolved since the Paleozoic (some 400 million years ago) and so is the oldest major karst area in Asia.
Subject to massive tectonic changes, the park’s karst landscape is extremely complex with many geographic features of considerable significance. The vast area, extending to the border of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, contains spectacular formations including 65 kilometers of caves and underground rivers.
Day 5: Dong Hoi
Spend the morning for Boating and exploring the World Heritage Site of Phong Nha where local civilians and military sheltered from American bombing during wartime. After lunch, you will ride your motorcycle down to the coastal town of Dong Hoi, which was heavily shelled by US warships during the war. At a hotel overlooking the beach, you can sunbath by the beach. Overnight in Dong Hoi.
Day 6: Khe Sanh
Heading down to the south to get closer to the 17 parallel, the former border between North and south of Vietnam where were once sprayed heavily by Agent Orange towards the former DMZ. There is still much evidence of bombing on the mountainsides and from time to time you will see remnants of the original trail.
You take in the Vinh Moc tunnel, the famous Hien Luong Bridge (former demarcation line between North and South Vietnam, the Truong Son Cemetery and finally Khe Sanh (former US Marine base). Overnight in Khe Sanh.
Day 7: Hue
Keep riding your motorcycle to the south over the Da Krong Bridge (built by the Cubans in 1973) into the infamous A Shau Valley, an area of intense wartime activity. Passing Hamburger Hill and mountains still barren due to the extended effects of Agent Orange, you arrive at A Luoi, where there are many Bru-Van Kieu hill tribe people.
Then, cruising through green backcountry down the steep Me Oi Pass, you continue on to the beautiful city of Hue which lies along the banks of the Perfume River. Overnight in a hotel in Hue.
Day 8: Hoi An
After breakfast, you have a chance to discover the famous citadel of Hue and some other attractions. After lunch, you will Join the National Highway 1 and head up the Hai Van Pass (Cloudy Pass) before the World Heritage site of Hoi An, a major trading center in South East Asia in the 16th and 17th centuries. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 9: Hoi An
Enjoy a free day to explore Hoi An on foot. With fine wining and dining (including a range of Hoi An specialties), impressive architecture, fantastic tailoring, endless shopping, and a glorious beach, there is no shortage of activities to indulge in. After lunch, we will say goodbye end of the trip