Hanoi To Saigon by Motorbike Tour – Talking about the Vietnam War, everyone reminds of the Ho Chi Minh trail or legendary road from North to South Vietnam. The original trail was constructed in 1959 and served the war for 6,000 days. In the year 2000, the Vietnamese Government reconstructed a new Ho Chi Minh highway connecting from North to the South; However, There are still some original or un-destroyed parts of the trail where you can have offroad motorcycle rides or chances to feel the wartime.
Day 1: Hanoi – Mai Chau (Hoa Binh province) 170 km – 8hr ( L, D )
Pick up at the hotel at 8.30 am to our bike shop we will ride towards National Road No.6 to Hoa Binh city for lunch and visit Muong Ethnic museum(90 km from Hanoi) then we will across 55 km sloping and winding mountain road get to Mai Chau. Where you can enjoy the local food and homestay with the White Thai tribe, also have some wine with a tube and enjoy some dancing with local people too.
Day 2 : Mai Chau – Lien Thanh ( Thanh Hoa ),,140 km – 8hr ( B , L , D )
Leaving Maichau, we will start to discover the legendary Ho Chi Minh Trail towards the south. The route is very beautiful with imposing passes, zigzag roads, and romantic springs. A night at Lien Thanh town will bring you a strange feeling of the historical land and friendly people.
Day 3 : Thanh Hoa – Nghe An – 145 km – 7hr30min ( B , L , D )
Along the road from Thanh Hoa to Nghe An, many hill tribe villages can savor your eyes and senses with their unique and strange culture and lifestyle. Hanh Lam fruit farm is a historical relic raised from the feudal period to the wars against French colonists and American imperialism. You will enjoy a peaceful night amid a wild and tranquil forest area.
Day 4 : Nghe an – Quang Binh,,160 km – 8hr30min ( B , L ,D )
Quang Binh is a province with the strong historical associations-the homeland of General Vo Nguyen Giap. The smooth road will bring you relaxation and leisure time on the wheels. Besides being famous for historical relics, the province is well-known for one big obvious attraction-Phongnha-Kebang national park, home to the incredible and bewitching Thien Duong Cave. There are also stunning beaches, the perfect complement to a day of exploring caves.
Day 5 : Phong Nha – Hue,,220km – 8hr30min ( B , L )
From Phong Nha-Kebang to Hue, you can enjoy a vast number of war relics along the Demilitarised Xone, the demarcation line between South Vietnam during the Vietnam-American war. You will visit Ben Hai river, Hien Luong bridge, Cua Tung Beach, Vinh Moc tunnel, Rockpile, etc, in Quang Tri province before getting to Hue in the late afternoon.
Day 6 : Hue – Da Nang – Hoi An,,145 km – 7hr ( B, L )
After breakfast at the hotel. We ride to Da Nang via Hai Van Bass. Arrive in Da Nang and visit the ancient Cham-Pa sculpture museum known as the last ancient Cham-Pa sculpture collection in the world, the Non-Nuoc stone carving village. Lunch at local. Arrive at Hoi An in the afternoon. Check in the hotel and overnight in Hoi An.
Day 7: Hoi An- Kon Tum,,290 km – 8hr30min ( B , L , D )
After breakfast. we ride back up to the mountains, rejoining the Trail at Phuoc Son (also known as Kham Duc). From there we head up the towering Lo Son pass, passing through remote areas thinly populated by peoples of the Ba Na ethnicity. Edging close to the border with Laos, where several Trail arteries crossed over in Laos, we continue to Kon Tum. We will have lunch on the way and Overnight in Kon Tum.
Day 8 : Kon Tum – Buon Ma Thuot,,240 km – 8hr30min ( B , L , D )
After breakfast we head south through the Central Highlands, passing Pleiku and the La Drang valley battlefield, before continuing to Buon Ma Thuot. The city where northern forces launched their final assault on the then Saigon. Buon Ma Thuot produces most and best coffee products in Vietnam. We have lunch on the way and Overnight in Buon Ma Thuot.
Day 9 : Buon Ma Thuot – Nha Trang,,190 km 7hr30min ( B , L )
After breakfast We ride to Nha Trang Beach, back down off the Tan Son highlands towards the coast, arriving at Highway 1 some 30 km north of Nha Trang. Taking in this scenic coastal stretch past turquoise waters and scarlet fishing boats, we arrive in the bright lights of Nha Trang and its relaxing holiday options. Lunch on the way and Overnight in Nha Trang.
Day 10 : Nha Trang – Da Lat,,150 km – 7hr ( B , L )
After breakfast, we left Nha Trang to ride to Da Lat. Da Lat is known as ”The city 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, Da Lat has always provided a welcome respite from the heat of the lowlands. We can spend the day visiting the highlight of Da Lat-its gardens, cathedral, waterfalls, market, the valley of love, convent, university, train station, and key pagodas. Lunch on the way and Overnight in Da Lat.
Day 11: Da Lat – Cat Tien National Park,,190 km – 8hr ( B, L, D )
Today, we ride to Cat Tien National Pack. This forest area was the headquarters of the Vietnamese army during the war. The park suffered historically during the Vietnam war when it was extensively sprayed with herbicides like the defoliant Agent Orange. To this day these areas have extensive bamboo and grassland cover and trees have not yet grown back. Lunch at local and overnight in Cat Tien.
Day 12: Cat Tien – Ho Chi Minh City,,160 km – 4hr ( B, L )
Breakfast and check out. Drive 160km to Ho Chi Minh City – known as ” the pearl of the Far East”. riding to Saigon train station and say goodbye to your team from here and then you will take a taxi to your hotel in Saigon. End The Tour.
Tour Inclusive :
* Support transport by A/C minivan or bus, truck for group
* Trek MTB & helmets, spare parts, aid kits, tool kits
* Entrance fees
* B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner as mentioned in the tour itinerary
* For daily cycling only: Water, snacks, fresh fruits, wet towels
*Accommodation in tour - 11 nights
* Experienced English-speaking bike guides
Tour Exclusive :
* Travel insurance
* Other personal expenses
* Tips for guides and drivers
* Drinks at restaurants
* Accommodation in Hanoi
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