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Experience The Real Vietnam

MOTORBIKE TRIP FROM HUE TO SAIGON IN 10 DAYS

Price from
1250 USD
Duration
10 Days
Distance
1500KM
Difficulty
Moderate Activities
Tour Code
Trip Start in
Hue City
Trip Ends in
Ho Chi Minh City
Total Distance
1500 KM
Group Size
Min: 02 - Max:12 Riders

OVERVIEW

Hoi An to Saigon motorbike trip would be the best experience for those who want to see the real Vietnam.

The trip would start from Hoian and driving all the way to central highland, then down to Muine Beach and on to Saigon city. This adventure is the perfect way to discover complete Vietnam that riders have insight into the local culture, diversified food, glorious history, and stunning destinations with beautiful villages, magnificent countryside, amazing passes, gorgeous caves

HIGHLIGHTS

The adventurous motorbike trip from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh will be exciting adventures for those who love outdoor activities. Riding from Hue to Hoi An via the amazing Da Nang coast, the breathtaking Hai Van Pass & stunning Lang Co Beach. You will see two famed World Heritage Sites of tranquil Hue city and the Ancient City of Hoian. The high-profile Central highland area is also the highlight of the trip. The lifetime trip is not complete without a ride down to Qui Nhon, Nha Trang’s beautiful beach, then up to Dalat City, and our final destination is the biggest city of Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City.

 

MOTORBIKE TRIP FROM HUE TO SAIGON IN 10 DAYS
MOTORBIKE TRIP FROM HUE TO SAIGON IN 10 DAYS
MOTORBIKE TRIP FROM HUE TO SAIGON IN 10 DAYS
MOTORBIKE TRIP FROM HUE TO SAIGON IN 10 DAYS
MOTORBIKE TRIP FROM HUE TO SAIGON IN 10 DAYS
MOTORBIKE TRIP FROM HUE TO SAIGON IN 10 DAYS
MOTORBIKE TRIP FROM HUE TO SAIGON IN 10 DAYS
MOTORBIKE TRIP FROM HUE TO SAIGON IN 10 DAYS

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Hue Full Day Discovery.
Morning, enjoy a peaceful riding along Perfume river to visit some Mausoleum of the Nguyen Dynasties inclusive of Khai Dinh King’s Tomb and Tu Duc king’s Tomb.
Afternoon, visit Hue Citadel and ending with a local market. Overnight in Hue City.


Day 2: Hue to Hoi An (L, D) – 160 KM
Morning activities: Our Local guide will meet up at your hotel for a briefing before we our adventures. We will have one of the best motorbike tours on coastlines in central Vietnam, we will motorcycle easily up to Da Nang on the coastal road. Then we will go up on the famous Hai Van Pass – the pass offers us plenty of chances for photos. Lunch is served after the pass.
After lunch, We will have an enjoyable motorbike tour inside the countryside of  Vietnam, we will motorcycle all the way to Hue on the small countryside roads to see markets, rice fields, and plenty of colorful tombs. Overnight at the hotel in Hue.


Day 3: Hoi An – My Son Hollyland Full day Discovery

Morning,  Driving to My Son Hollyland to learn about the Former Kingdom of Champa.

Afternoon, spending time visiting all the highlights of this Ancient City. Overnight in Hoi An.


Day 4: Hoi An to Kontum (250 km)
Setting out from Hoi An early, we twist and turn our way back into the mountains, our destination – the mountain town of Kontum, a scenic area famous for its diversity, it’s the home of Vietnam’s catholic diocese and the ethnic minority groups: the Bahnar, Sedang, and Jarai.
(Accommodation: Hotel ***)
(Meals: Lunch, Dinner)


Day 5: Kontum to Qui Nhon (220 km)
Today’s drive is packed with incredible scenery and memorable surprises, as our mountainous route takes us through remote villages where foreign visitors are rare and enthusiastically welcomed. Expect stunning scenery and smiling faces all the way to our destination Quy Nhon, a coastal city famed for its Cham temples and architectural remains, and seafood!
(Accommodation: Hotel ***)
(Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)


Day 6: Quy Nhon to Nha Trang (140 km)
First thing today we will head to Ganh Da Dia to see Vietnam’s own ‘Giant’s Causeway’. They are unique and rare basalt formations similar to those found in Northern Ireland. The formation is rarely visited by tourists and will be a highlight of our ride down the Coast today. Tonight we will rest our heads in the beach city of Nha Trang.
(Accommodation: Hotel ***)
(Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)


Day 7: Nha Trang to Dalat (180 km)
Heading back into the mountains we follow the road commonly nicknamed ‘the road with 1000 bends’, to the old French hill station town of Dalat, a romantic honeymoon destination that bears the title of Vietnam’s own Paris (it even has it’s own mini Eiffel Tower). In the afternoon we do a city tour visiting famous sites like Bao Dinh palace, The Crazy House and Dalat’s steam train station.
(Accommodation: Hotel ***)
(Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)


Day 8: Dalat to Mui Ne (150 km)
We leave the quirkiness of Dalat behind and head for Mui Ne. Driving through Pine and sugar cane plantations we arrive in Mui Ne with plenty of time to relax and enjoy this picturesque resort town.
(Accommodation: Hotel ***)
(Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)


Day 9: Mui Ne Free Day

Free time to enjoy the beach. Overnight in Muine.


Day 10: Mui Ne to HCMC (150km)
Today is our final day on the bikes as we head to Ho Chi Minh City. Formerly known as Pearl of the Far East it’s now Vietnam’s economic hub and vibrant southern capital. We finish the tour in the heart of Saigon, from where you can take a taxi to your hotel.
(Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)


Countryside Adventures

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Hue Full Day Discovery.
Morning, enjoy a peaceful riding along Perfume river to visit some Mausoleum of the Nguyen Dynasties inclusive of Khai Dinh King’s Tomb and Tu Duc king’s Tomb.
Afternoon, visit Hue Citadel and ending with a local market. Overnight in Hue City.


Day 2: Hue to Hoi An (L, D) – 160 KM
Morning activities: Our Local guide will meet up at your hotel for a briefing before we our adventures. We will have one of the best motorbike tours on coastlines in central Vietnam, we will motorcycle easily up to Da Nang on the coastal road. Then we will go up on the famous Hai Van Pass – the pass offers us plenty of chances for photos. Lunch is served after the pass.
After lunch, We will have an enjoyable motorbike tour inside the countryside of  Vietnam, we will motorcycle all the way to Hue on the small countryside roads to see markets, rice fields, and plenty of colorful tombs. Overnight at the hotel in Hue.


Day 3: Hoi An – My Son Hollyland Full day Discovery

Morning,  Driving to My Son Hollyland to learn about the Former Kingdom of Champa.

Afternoon, spending time visiting all the highlights of this Ancient City. Overnight in Hoi An.


Day 4: Hoi An to Kontum (250 km)
Setting out from Hoi An early, we twist and turn our way back into the mountains, our destination – the mountain town of Kontum, a scenic area famous for its diversity, it’s the home of Vietnam’s catholic diocese and the ethnic minority groups: the Bahnar, Sedang, and Jarai.
(Accommodation: Hotel ***)
(Meals: Lunch, Dinner)


Day 5: Kontum to Qui Nhon (220 km)
Today’s drive is packed with incredible scenery and memorable surprises, as our mountainous route takes us through remote villages where foreign visitors are rare and enthusiastically welcomed. Expect stunning scenery and smiling faces all the way to our destination Quy Nhon, a coastal city famed for its Cham temples and architectural remains, and seafood!
(Accommodation: Hotel ***)
(Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)


Day 6: Quy Nhon to Nha Trang (140 km)
First thing today we will head to Ganh Da Dia to see Vietnam’s own ‘Giant’s Causeway’. They are unique and rare basalt formations similar to those found in Northern Ireland. The formation is rarely visited by tourists and will be a highlight of our ride down the Coast today. Tonight we will rest our heads in the beach city of Nha Trang.
(Accommodation: Hotel ***)
(Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)


Day 7: Nha Trang to Dalat (180 km)
Heading back into the mountains we follow the road commonly nicknamed ‘the road with 1000 bends’, to the old French hill station town of Dalat, a romantic honeymoon destination that bears the title of Vietnam’s own Paris (it even has it’s own mini Eiffel Tower). In the afternoon we do a city tour visiting famous sites like Bao Dinh palace, The Crazy House and Dalat’s steam train station.
(Accommodation: Hotel ***)
(Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)


Day 8: Dalat to Mui Ne (150 km)
We leave the quirkiness of Dalat behind and head for Mui Ne. Driving through Pine and sugar cane plantations we arrive in Mui Ne with plenty of time to relax and enjoy this picturesque resort town.
(Accommodation: Hotel ***)
(Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)


Day 9: Mui Ne Free Day

Free time to enjoy the beach. Overnight in Muine.


Day 10: Mui Ne to HCMC (150km)
Today is our final day on the bikes as we head to Ho Chi Minh City. Formerly known as Pearl of the Far East it’s now Vietnam’s economic hub and vibrant southern capital. We finish the tour in the heart of Saigon, from where you can take a taxi to your hotel.
(Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)


Countryside Adventures

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.


Exclusions:
Travel insurance

Visa on arrival.

International Air-ticket.

Tipping for Local Leader.

Personal expenses.

Departure on your request.

Please contact us for the best prices.

info@countrysidediscovery.com


TRIP PROFILE

Road conditions: Most of the roads from Hue,  Hoi An to  Ho Chi Minh City are paved roads, village roads but not big challenges. The total driving distance for 10 days is around 1500 km, as a group size of 02 -05 riders, we will arrange 01 experienced guides setting an even pace and stop often to visit points of interest and sample some of the local food. For a group size from 06 -12 riders, we will arrange 02 guides or 01 mechanics.


DRIVING GRADE
Moderate Grade means these tours involve active, physically required activities up to 04– 06 hours per day.

Who suits: Recommended for moderate fitness travelers

Activity: 4-6 hours most days

Distances per day: driving 90 – 150 miles (or 150 – 240km) most days


Motorbikes

The bikes you will be riding are Honda CRF 250cc, Honda XR150cc, Honda XR125cc, Honda Fortune 125cc or Honda Automatic 125cc


Bike Repairs

Basic spares and tools are carried by the guide.


Safety

Wearing a helmet is required on all our driving adventures and is nonnegotiable. If you do not wear a helmet you will not be allowed to drive. Your tour leader is trained in first aid and emergency rescue, but to a large degree, you must be responsible for your own safety while riding. It is therefore compulsory that you take out travel insurance that will cover you for a motorcycle tour.


Guides

You will be led by a local English-speaking guide and if the group is 9 people or more we will add another guide to the tour. All our guides are well informed in the history, culture, and religions of the area where you are biking and are skilled at passing that knowledge on to you. Your guide is also medically trained and an experienced local guide, able to handle most minor repairs en route.


THE DRIVING DAYS
A typical driving day starts at about 7.30 am after breakfast. Lunchtimes can vary depending on the distance. We aim to reach the next overnight stop by 4.30 or 5:00 pm. During the driving, we will have short breaks for rest, snack, and photographing.
Depending on the distance and the terrain the driving day can be part-drive part-ride or riding the whole way.


WHAT YOU SHOULD BRING WITH?

  • Original passport – compulsory
  • Suitable, familiar shoes/ a pair of string back sandals or slippers. *
  • A small backpack with rain cover. *
  • Regular drivinggloves *
  • Helmet best fitting your head size – often give more comfort
  • Personal knee and elbow protections *
  • Clothes:
  • 100% cotton, comfortable underwear (top/bottom).
  • A light sweater or jacket.
  • Sleeping clothes (top/bottom).
  • Several pairs of socks.
  • Hat, sunglasses, sunscreen. 
  • Light raincoats.
  • Toiletries – woman’s sanitary products.
  • Anti-insect repellent.
  • Common medicines in your personal first-aid kits.
  • GoPro Camera – optional – to record details of your journey.
  • GPS mobile phone with multi sockets – optional – to entertain and keep contact with your family or fellow passengers.

THE NITTY GRITTY


Health

We recommend that you visit a travel medical doctor and ask about the following vaccinations: typhoid, polio, tetanus, and hepatitis A. A certificate for Yellow Fever is required when arriving from an infected area within six days.


Weather

The weather in Vietnam is split into two distinct weather patterns Tropical and temperate zone.  The average temperature ranges from 22 to 27 degrees all year round but in the South, temperatures can stay almost the same.  The Southern part of Vietnam has 2 distinct seasons.  The cold season is from November to April and the hot season from May to October. Whilst in the North there are 4 seasons with distinct differences between them.  It can get cool in the winter but very warm in the summer.


Food

Most meals are included in your trip price apart from non-cycling days and some other exclusions. Please check the itinerary for full details. If you have a special dietary request, please advise us at the time of booking. Most diets can be catered for, but it is always important to advise us in advance.

Rice is the staple food in Vietnam. Soup with rice noodles is a national dish. Recipes for main meals make use of vegetables, meat and fish. Herbs and spices used in food preparation include basil, coriander, lemon grass, mint and black pepper. Other ingredients are garlic, onions, ginger and lime juice. There are a numerous types of noodles eaten at all times of the day and noodle and rice based snacks wrapped in rice paper or leaves are available.  Desserts include a variety of cakes and fresh fruit (bananas, durians, guavas, jackfruit, mangoes, oranges, persimmons and pineapples).  Popular drinks are tea, coffee and beer. The local spirit is rice wine.


Drink

Keeping you completely hydrated is a job we take very seriously. Coldwater, some energy-restoring local fruit, and soft drinks are included in the tour price while riding. Soft drinks and other beverages during meals are not included. Beer is freely available everywhere but is NOT included in the price.


Solo Travelers

Countryside Adventures does not require you to pay a surcharge for traveling alone. We will arrange for you to share accommodation with another traveler of the same gender and if we can not match you up we will provide a single room at no extra charge. If you prefer not to share a single supplement is payable to guarantee your own room. The cost of the single supplement is listed above.


 HOTELS AND HOMESTAY
In big towns, we use the finest 3-star with the center location. Please contact us if you prefer a higher hotel category. In remote areas, we use the best hotels or guest houses available.
Homestay in villages is basic in term of bedding condition and amenities. We will sleep on bed or floor with mattress, clean sheet, pillows and mosquito nets. Toilet is usually western style.


GENERAL BOOKING INFO


Booking

If this is the tour for you here’s what you need to do to confirm your place: Read our Booking Conditions.


Deposit

When booking your tour, you’ll be required to pay a deposit to guarantee your place. For tours less than 7 days, the deposit amount is 100% of the tour price, per rider. For tours 7 days or longer, the deposit amount is 30% of the tour price, per rider.


Balance

Day tours and tours shorter than 7 days require full payment at the time of booking. For tours 7 days or longer, full payment must be paid 45 days before the departure date with fees for any bicycle rental(s), single supplement(s) and extra hotel nights. Our confirmation will include personal details you provided us (including your flight information), visa application advice, a packing suggestion list, and a detailed tour itinerary. It will also include a checklist to ensure you get everything ready for your holiday.


Cancellation Policy

On the rare occasions when we, Countryside Adventures, must cancel a trip, all payments received to date will be 100% refunded, which constitutes full settlement. There will be absolutely no deductions. If you, the client, must cancel your reservation, your cancellation fee will be determined according to when you cancel. For full details, please read our cancellation policy.


Countryside Adventures Team