Experience The Real Vietnam

BEST MOTORBIKE TRIP – HANOI TO HOI AN

Overview:

This adventure trip starts from Hanoi to Northern Vietnam inclusive of  Phu Yen (Son La) and Mai Chau (Hoa Binh) before riding along the Ho Chi Minh Trails. You will have the chance to visit World Heritage Sites such as Phong Nha and Hue before arriving Hoi An.

It’s a great chance to understand Vietnam war, DMZ and battlefields in Quang Tri and Quang Binh.  This is one of the best experience for Vietnam adventure trip.


Itinerary:

Day 1:Hanoi -Phu Yen (Son La)

We start our motorbike ride from the western outskirt of Hanoi, strive to be on a quiet and small road as long as possible to get away from busy traffic. After 2 hour riding, we will be right in mountain area with countryside roads between green rice and tea fields . Lunch is in little town Thu Cuc after passing small corner of Ba Vi National Park.

We arrive Phu Yen town at about 4.30 PM. Get the room and enjoy a short walk around peaceful town .

Summary:

Distance: 180KM
Overnight in Phu Yen.

Meals: Lunch,Dinner.


Day 2: Phu Yen -Mai Chau

Distance:150KM

After breakfast in the hotel, we will have another short and enjoyable motorbike tour in the mountain area of Vietnam. Right after the town, we will motorcycle along the Da river on the winding road until the Da River Pier. Put all the bikes on the ferry and start the great ride in another side of the river. We will go all the way up from 300 meters to 1000 meters above sea level.

This northern Vietnam motorbike tour offers you plenty of breathtaking mountain views. We will stop in Moc Chau plateau for lunch. After that we will enjoy a great Vietnam motorbike tour on the forgotten French road built in the 1920s. the road shows us plenty of picturesque views and offers us a lot of chance to visit the colorful and happy ethnic people.

We will get to Mai Chau at about 4 PM, and spend the rest time of the day to walk around the villages of the white Thai people who live in the houses on stilts, or walk on the rice field to see the life of the local and learn how to plant or harvest the rice.

Summary:

Distance:150KM

Meals: B/L/D

Overnight in Maichau.


Day 3: Mai Chau -Nghe An

From today we will start to ride all the way down to central Vietnam on the Ho Chi Minh trail. After breakfast and saying good bye to the host, we will have very interesting Mai Chau motorbike tour through rustic villages of the Thai people and green rice fields.

When we get out of the valley, we will keep riding on a small, spectacular and paved trail along the Ma river until Cam Thuy town where we stop for lunch. After lunch, just enjoy a relaxing motorcycle tour Ho Chi Minh trail to Tan Ky. We arrive Tan Ky town at about 5:00 pm.

Tan Ky is known as the starting point of the Ho Chi Minh trail during the war. At that time, all the troops with foods and staffs gather in Tan Ky and start to matching to the south of Vietnam on the trail to join the war in DMZ. Tan ky now is a little town located by the sides of the Ho Chi Minh trail, it’s peaceful town surrounded mountains.

Summary:

Distance:270KM

Meals: B/L/D

Overnight in Nghe An


Day 4: Nghe An -Phong Nha

We continue the Vietnam Motorbike tour on Ho Chi Minh trail to Phong Nha and Ke Bang National Park. The ride offers some stops to see the green tea farm, villages of hill tribes…Especially, the Ho Chi Minh trail motorbike ride in the afternoon offers amazing view of mountain, it reminds you again of lime stone mountains in Halong bay.

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.

We will arrive Phong Nha at around 4:30 pm, and if time and weather permit, we can have a short boat trip along the green river to go through some famous caves.

Summary:

Distance:280KM

Meals: B/L/D

Overnight in Phong Nha


Day 5: Phong Nha -Khe Sanh

Today,We will take the hidden trails of Ho Chi Minh which the U.S Army did not know during the war time. The trail is very quiet but great view.

The ride on this trail could be one the best motorcycle tours Vietnam; Especially, after getting out of the Phong Nha National park, we will get chance to visit the former US Merine Base with tunnels, Air base and a interesting museum of Khe Sanh. We will finish the great western Ho Chi Minh trail motorbike tour at about 5:00 pm.

Summary:

Distance:220KM

Meals: B/L/D

Overnight in Khe Sanh


Day 6: Khe Sanh -Vinh Moc Tunnels -Hue

This is another busy day of war stories and visits famous attraction, we will leave the Ho Chi Minh trail to ride on another historical road No 9 to the east and get closer to the coast of Vietnam.

It is short Vietnam motorbike tour but we should pay a lot of visits to some interesting historical sites such as: Hien Luong bridge – known as the symbol of border between the north and the south of Vietnam, museum of the 17th parallel and the famous Vinh Moc tunnel. After lunch nearby the tunnels, we will have short motorcycle tour to Hue. Arrive beautiful city of Hue at around 5:00 pm.

Summary:

Distance:180KM

Meals: B/L/D

Overnight in Hue


Day 7: Hue City Tour

After breakfast in Hotel, we will have enjoyable time to discover the charm of Hue city. Based on your mood, we can take a motorcycle tour around Hue to see some tombs of the kings along the Huong river or have an easy bus tour around the city. We will be back to city to have lunch at one of the famous food streets in Hue. In the afternoon, take your free time to relax at the beach or have more walk around Hue or do some shopping. Diner is on your own, just feel free to enjoy your favorite food in Hue.

Hue is one of 3 capital cities of Vietnam during thousand years of history, but unlike the others, Hue remains a lot of originally historical vestiges as in this ancient Capital City. Hue is also an important center of Buddhism. In Hue and its surrounding still exist tens of pagodas constructed more 300 years ago, and a hundred of temples and pagodas built in the early century. They take an important role in making Hue more attractive.

Summary:

Distance:00KM

Meals: B/L/D

Overnight in Hue


Day 8: Hue -Hoian

The last day is completely different from the days before. Right after getting out of Hue city, we will have great motorbike ride along the coast through some fishing villages and colorful fields of tombs. The view is quite different from the view of mountain along the Ho Chi Minh trail; especially the motorbike ride cross the Hai Van pass must be one of the best motorcycle tours on coastline Vietnam. We will be in Da Nang city at around 2: 00 pm. You can have the option to stay in the coastal city of Da Nang or keep riding around 30 km more to Hoi An ancient town before ending up in Hoi An

Summary:

Distance:170KM

Meals: B/L/D

Overnight in Hoian


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Included:

  • Accommodation based on twin or triple sharing at standard hotels
  • Motorbike(s) (Honda or Yamaha)
  • Helmet(s)
  • Driving gears
  • Gasoline on tour
  • English speaking guide
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary (B=breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Entrance fees & Sightseeing fees
  • One way transfer for bike and tour guide
  • What not:
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa
  • Air-ticket
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses