14 days- 13 nights
This Saigon motorbike tour to Hanoi via the coastal towns and several sections of Ho Chi Minh trail on the way is the ideal way to learn about Vietnam landscapes and glorious history. You’ll have a lot of special chances to stop by beautiful places such as coffee plantation in Central Highlands, white sandy beaches in Nha Trang, Quy Nhon, and Hoi An, historical relics in Hue, and hidden charms of Hanoi. Additionally, good local foods with friendly people at different provinces and cities are unmissable.
Duration 14 days
Distance 1500 Miles
Group Min 1 Person
Hotel Pick up & Drop off
Include Breakfast, Standard Accommodation
Excluded Travel Insurance, Personal Expenses,Meal
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 $ 1260/1 Pillion
US $ 1540/ Single Rider
US $ 2240/ 1 Rider + 1 Pillion sharing
Day 1: Bao Loc
The journey northwards begins as you depart from Ho Chi Minh and pass through tea and coffee plantations to Bao Loc. On the way, stop to visit green tea farms, cascade waterfall, Pongour Waterfall, mushroom farms, silkworm villages, silk processing chains, coffee plantations, as well as vegetable and flower farms. Arrive in Bao Loc and stay overnight there.
Day 2: Dalat
Leaving Bao Loc for Dalat, you will visit green tea farms, cascade waterfall, Pongour Waterfall, mushroom farms, silkworm villages, silk processing chains, coffee plantations, as well as vegetable and flower farms. Arrive in Dalat around 15:00. On the rest of the time, you will ride your bike to explore the best highlights of Dalat. Overnight will be at a hotel in Dalat. You will ride for about five hours.
Day 3: Nha Trang
Today, you will enjoy the ride through the charming pine hill to the summer residence of Vietnam’s last Emperor, Bao Dai. He was forced to abdicate in 1945, shortly after the end of the World War II. This mansion displays a lovely collection of Vietnam treasures. You will follow it with a trip to the sacred Lam Ty Ni Pagoda and the Hang Nga Guesthouse. This construction is well known as the Crazy House because of its bizarre architecture. The lively central market and the old rail station will be also visited before you travel by roads passing through the undulating terrains to the picturesque coastal town of Nha Trang. En route, you will make a stopover on the scenic Ngoan Muc Pass and the Po Klong Garai Cham Towers. These amazing structures represent an interesting culture and a colorful history of the Cham people in the central coast areas. Overnight will be in Nha Trang.
Day 4: Nha Trang sightseeing
Breakfast will be at the hotel. Take the morning boat trip to visit the Tri Nguyen Aquarium and the off-shore islands around Nha Trang, including Mun Mot Island. Enjoy swimming and beach activities. Lunch will be at Tam Island with fresh seafood. In the afternoon, visit Po Nagar Cham Tower which is dedicated to Yan Po Nagar, the goddess of the country. Then continue to visit Chong Promontory which looks like the work of a giant who carelessly put several massive rocks together. On one side of the rock facing the sea, there is a deep handprint with the five fingers close together. Finally, discover Oceanographic Institute which is the National Oceanographic Institution established on 14 September 1922, responsible for research and investigation in the ocean. You will enjoy a short ride today for only two hours on the road.
Day 5: Quy Nhon
Have a morning drive of 162 miles across picturesque coastal plains to Quy Nhon, a small secluded beach city developing. Have lunch stop on the way. Arrive in a new destination for relaxation where romantic seaside resorts with impeccable service can be found. Check in at a seaside hotel. Have the rest of the day at leisure. The fifth day will be a challenging one with seven hours spent on the road.
Day 6: Hoi An
Depart at 08:00 from your hotel in Quy Nhon to Hoi An. Ride to Hoi An with sightseeing en route, visit Garden of Statues to memorize the geniuses in the medical field. Continue driving through the peaceful countryside, rice fields, salt fields in Sa Huynh, beautiful hills, and along beautiful coast to Quy Nhon City. By the end of day, you’ll arrive in Hoi An which was originally a Cham seaport but has been influenced down centuries by a myriad of traders from various cultures. You will ride for six hours.
Day 7: Hoi An sightseeing
After having breakfast at the hotel, you’ll be guided to visit the highlights in Hoi An. There is plenty to see in this tranquil and delightful town, some of which are the famous Japanese Covered Bridges, the Pottery Museum, the 200 years old Tamky House, the Chua Ong Pagoda, and the vibrant market. The sites are included in an enchanting walking tour passing many low tiled houses scattered along the small streets and assembly halls which reflect the town’s multi-cultural past. In the afternoon, you’ll be guided to ride to the countryside of the town to visit peaceful villages, lagoons, and beaches. You will ride for two hours.
Day 8: Hue
This morning, you will keep on riding along the coastal line via Danang then Hải Vân Pass, where you can look down from the top to see the splendid beauties of Lang Co Beach and ocean. Then, it’s time to refresh yourself by a cup of coffee before heading straight to Hue. Upon arrival in Hue, you will have time to ride around this ancient citadel to explore some highlights with Imperial Citadel and Royal Tombs or a boat trip on Perfume Pagoda. Time to check in at the hotel.
Day 9: Khe Sanh
Departing from Hue, you will ride along Highway 1 to Quảng Trị Town and visit Long Hung Church and Quảng Trị Old Citadel which was a battlefield in 1972 between North and South Vietnam for 81 days and nights. Then, you will ride along the coast from Cua Viet Beach to Cua Tung Beach, a long stretch of beautiful and peaceful coastline. Next, you will visit the Vinh Moc Tunnels and explore the Vietnamese Demilitarized Zone as well as stop for lunch at Doc Mieu Firebase. In the afternoon, you will have a short stop at Truong Son cemetery to pay respects to the soldiers who fought and died on the trail during the American War. Continuing west on Highway 9, you will climb into the Truong Son foothills, past the Rock Pile, and stop in some villages and beautiful natural springs as well as waterfalls near the highway. Approximately at 17:00, you will arrive in Khe Sanh which was established as a forward base by General Westmoreland near Laos to secure Highway 9. Check in at a hotel and have a free time at night.
Day 10: Phong Nha Cave
After breakfast, visit Khe Sanh combat base then you will ride the Ho Chi Minh trail. Today, you will have the chance to see the real trail with its mind blowing, spectacular scenery with lots of jungle, mountains, waterfalls, and villages of the Paco and Van Kieu minorities. You will ride through the Sa Mu Pass, Se Pang Heng River, Lang Ho Village, U Bo Pass, and areas made famous in the American War. Tonight, you will stay in Son Trach Village near the entrance to Phong Nha-Kẻ Bàng National Park.
Day 11: Nghe An
Today, you will travel through beautiful countryside on the journey from Phong Nha to Tan Ky. You will ride passing tea plantations, rice fields, ethnic minority villages, mountains, valleys, and streams before arriving in Tan Ky in the late afternoon.
Day 12: Cuc Phuong National Park
Established in 1962, Cuc Phuong is the oldest national park in Vietnam. Cuc Phuong boasts engaging cultural and wildlife heritage and enchanting scenery. Magnificent Limestone Mountains rise up majestically from the green rice-terraces and traditional stilt houses of the Muong hill tribe. Covered in a dense forest, they form a habitat for some of Asia’s rarest species. It is no wonder that researchers, naturalists, enthusiasts, and conservationists alike are drawn to this corner of the world.
Day 13: Mai Chau Valley
Your destination today is Mai Chau, a chain of villages surrounded by a lush green valley with stilt houses bordering both sides of the roads. Many minorities including the White Thai ethnic group live in Mai Chau. Tonight, you will stay at a traditional Thai stilt house in one of the villages and you have the option of attending a Thai folk show.
Day 14: Hanoi
This morning, after having breakfast with the local family, you’ll ride back to Hanoi. Along the road, you’ll stop by to take photos of mountains, valleys, and rice paddies. Around 16:00, you’ll get to Hanoi.