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Experience The Real Vietnam

EXPERIENCE HOI AN TO SAIGON BY MOTORBIKE

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 the complete Vietnam that riders have insight into local culture, diversified food, glorious history and stunning destinations with beautiful villages, magnificent countryside, amazing passes, gorgeous caves…


Itinerary:

Day 1: Hoian – My Son – Kham Duc

Today, We leave Hoi An in the morning and head to My Son Sanctuary, a world heritage site that is the Cham version of Angkor Wat.

My Son Sanctuary – Vietnam

Most of the temples are dedicated to the Hindu god, Shiva, considered by the Cham as the founder and protector of their dynasties.

From My Son, we will continue along the highway, busy at first, until the road shifts and becomes smaller, although paved.  Then the drive becomes challenging, but a lot of fun and progress is far slower.

We will continue riding along the river, but the road itself, new and not very busy, climbs up along a very steep valley with the river rushing below. The river below is dotted with unique rock formations and there are waterfalls along the way. Lunch will be in Dong Phu.

Leaving Dong Phu, eventually, we will come to the town of Kham Duc or Phuoc Son. Overnight in Kham Duc Hotel.

Summary :

Distance:  200 km

Accommodation: Hotel in Kham Duc

Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 2: Kham Duc -Kon Tum

After breakfast in local restaurant we continue riding north on Highway 14 today on a bit of a bumpy section of the road to Kon Tum.

Today is really a day to visit different minority villages. We will ride over Lo Xo Pass, making lots of stops along the way to meet De and Trieng minorities, who live along the Dak Po Ko river. Along the river are many amazing hanging bridges, built by the local people to cross to the opposite shore.  Lunch will be in Tan Canh, and we can visit a village of Se Dang, before driving on to Kon Tum.

Along the way, we also pass one of the key towns and battle sites of the Vietnam War – Dak To and outpost Charlie.

In Kon Tum we can visit the Catholic church and the orphanage, based behind the Catholic Church in town and run by a group of French nuns. If time permits, you can also visit a beautiful Bahnar village near town.

Overnight in Kon Tum at the Dac Bla Hotel.

Summary :

Distance:  190 km

Accommodation: Hotel in Kon Tum

Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 3: Kon Tum -Buon Me Thuot

The new Ho Chi Minh Highway was built on the old trail, but from Kon Tum to Daklak, the historic HCM trail (Highway 14C), runs parallel to Highway 14 linking Kon Tum, Pleiku, and Buon Me Thuot.

We will continue riding Highway 14 today, finding that traffic is busier than usual. Lunch will be in Pleiku.  From here, we ride along the Tun River and up over a pass.  Along the way are coffee plantations and the stilt houses of the Central Highland’s largest ethnic group, the Gia Rai. Eventually, we will cross the Nha Rong pass down into Buon Me Thuot, the provincial capital of Dac Lac Province, and the site of the last battle of the Vietnam war in March 1975.

At night we can stop by the beer parlors or sample the local coffee grown in the region.  It is far and away the best coffee in Vietnam and worth bringing home. Overnight at the Thang Loi Hotel.

Summary :

Distance:  240 km

Accommodation: Hotel in Buon Ma Thuot

Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 4: Buon Me Thuot -Lak Lake -Dalat

This morning, we take a motor ride to Lak Lake on Rte. 27, a small paved road with poor surfacing and quite busy.  Here we can have a break for refreshment and troll around the by the lake. There are said to be about 31 different ethnic groups in Dac Lac, each with their own traditional dress and customs.  Some of the villages are known for elephant hunting and taming, some for weaving and other arts.

After lunch in Lak Lake, we continue on to Da Lat.  The road is narrow, winding, but not busy.  We have three passes to cross – Krong No, Chuoi,  and Phu Son. The drive itself is quite beautiful and lined with dense forests.  Late in the afternoon, we will arrive in the hill town of Da Lat.

Love Valley – Dalat

Overnight in Dalat.

Summary :

Distance:  200 km

Accommodation: Hotel in Da Lat

Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 5: Dalat Discovery

Today is ride around Dalat city to visit some popular spots of the city inclusive of Bao Dai Palace, The Crazy House, Vegetable Farm.

The rest of the day is free on your own to explore the Colonial city. Overnight in Dalat.

Summary :

Distance:  30 km

Accommodation: Hotel in Da Lat

Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch


Day 6: Dalat -Mui Ne

Dalat is known as “The City of Love” and is a favorite holiday resort for Vietnamese as well as the French. With evergreen forests, waterfalls, beautiful lakes, the country’s best flower gardens, and delicious fresh produce, Dalat has always provided a welcome respite from the heat of the lowlands. Today we enjoy a drive through the charming pine hill to the summer residence of Vietnam’s last Emperor Bao Dai.

The lively central market and the old rail station are also visited before we travel by roads passing through the undulating terrains to the picturesque coastal town of Mui Ne.

Check-in at hotel in Mui Ne and then free time to view the Sunset on the sea

O/N in Mui Ne

Summary :

230 km motors riding (5 hours)

Beach Relaxation

Accommodation: Hotel in Mui Ne

Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 7: Free time to Relax and Enjoy the Beach

Summary:

Meal: Breakfast

Hotel: Muine


Day8: Mui Ne -Saigon

Morning, breakfast & check out then enjoy riding along the beautiful coastline to Ke Ga light house. Lunch break. Keep riding to Vung Tau and Saigon in the afternoon. Check in Hotel in Saigon. Ends of wonderful Vietnam Adventure Motorbike trip.

Activities:

230 Km of riding (5 hours)

Swimming & sight seeing

Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch


Departure on your request.

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Included:

  • Motorbike(s) (Honda or Yamaha)
  • Helmet(s)
  • Driving gears
  • Gasoline on tour
  • English speaking guide
  • Accommodation as indicated in the itinerary (based on twin shared)
  • Homestay permission
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees & Sightseeing fees
  • Boat trips
  • Motorbikes one way shipping costs
  • Not Included:
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa
  • Air-ticket
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses