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( Motorbike Trip from Hanoi to Saigon or reverse is probably the most popular road trip route in Vietnam ). It's trip of a lifetime!

Destinations : Saigon - Cat Tien - Da Lat - Nha Trang - Hoi An - Khe Sanh - Hanoi - Ha Giang - Cao Bang - Ban Gioc waterfall - Ha Long -Hanoi

Highlights:

This 23 day  tour is an adventurous journey for the motorcyclist. We take you from the most beautiful white, long and sandy beaches in Viet Nam to the most daunting passes up north the mountainous area  by  motorbike. This way will give you the unique experience as ride over off the beaten paths, visit the “treasures” of nature as well as dive in the rich culture of the ethnic tribes. We stay in the local guest houses or homestay, socialize with the ethnic minorities, you will find the beauties in traditional customs and rituals. Travel  in the most authentic ways will fulfil any travelers. Stay tuned to see more details!

Highlights:
Ha-Long, Vietnam --- Junk in the sea of Halong Bay, a UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site, Karst mountains, romantic sunset, image composition, Vietnam


Detailed itinerary :

DAY 1: HO CHI MINH CITY - CAT TIEN NATIONAL PARK: (L, D)

DAY 1: HO CHI MINH CITY - CAT TIEN NATIONAL PARK: (L, D)

On your very first day doing dirt bike tour around Vietnam, we are going to set off from Sai Gon or Ho Chi Minh city then ride about 160km to reach our first destination which is Cat Tien National park. This land was formed to cover a huge area of 72,000 ha with a diversity of flora and fauna.

This natural  spot  has been one of the most favorite site to all the nature lovers in which they can unwind and enjoy the fresh air and stay away  from  the city crowd. What a pleasant start!

Our group will  stay overnight in a hotel.

Summary:

Distance: 160 km

Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel

DAY 2: CAT TIEN NATIONAL PARK MOTORBIKE TOUR TO DA LAT (B, L, D)

DAY 2: CAT TIEN NATIONAL PARK MOTORBIKE TOUR TO DA LAT (B, L, D)

Kick start your motorbike to come to a beautiful city in the central highland that is Da Lat. Riding along the winding passes through the green forest, you will see the lush coffee and tea plantations.

Due to its advantageous natural position, Da Lat is home to  a diversity of landscapes and resources. The average temperature is around 20 to 21celcius degree. That is the reason why Da Lat is considered as the land of flowers and fruits.

We will definitely  have a visit to Da Lat flower garden, some strawberry farms and explore Da Lat market by night. Especially accommodation here is very convenient, we can easily find an affordable and well-decorated homestay.

Summary:

Distance: 190 km

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel

Scenic Road To Da Lat

DAY 3: DA LAT MOTORCYCLE TOUR TO NHA TRANG (B, L, D)

DAY 3: DA LAT MOTORCYCLE TOUR TO NHA TRANG (B, L, D)

Have your breakfast in Da Lat before head out for Nha Trang. The third day is also worth doing since the upcoming destination is one of the best beaches in Vietnam. Of course riding motorbike along the coastal roads will make you feel relaxed as listening to the sound of waves crashing onto the shore, and just breath in the breezes coming in.

The group definitely have some stopovers for all the motorcyclists chill up, look over the horizon and capture the best moments of dusk time. After check in hotel, you have your own time to get swimming on the long sandy beaches. Additionally, another  favorite part that you can expect as visiting a beach city like Nha Trang is FOOD! Having dinner with fresh seafood after a long riding day will be amazing.

Summary:

Distance: 170 km

Meals: Breaakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel

DAY 4: NHA TRANG FREE AND EASY (B, L, D)

DAY 4: NHA TRANG FREE AND EASY (B, L, D)

Today is your free day with a full of joyful experiences to discover. You can plan to wake up early to see sunrise on the tranquil beach then get ready to do some ocean activities. You can try some of the top water sports in Nha Trang such as flyboard, parasailing, motorboat or scuba  diving if you want to see the colorful and exotic coral reef and marine life in general.

You can spend the afternoon time for visiting a religious site which is Ponagar Cham Towers. The Cham people is an ethnic minority in Nha Trang, renowned for their skills in sculpture architecture. Worshiping their  gods at Ponagar towers is one of the Cham’s religious practices. They also organize the festival of Thap Ba fell into the end of April and begin of May. The Ponagar complex is the remarkable site to learn about the ethnic culture. Visiting the site in your own.

Summary:

Distance:

Meals: Breaakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel

Nha Trang Beach

DAY 5: NHA TRANG MOTORBIKE TOUR TO BUON MA THUOT (B, L, D)

DAY 5: NHA TRANG MOTORBIKE TOUR TO BUON MA THUOT (B, L, D)

Leaving the coastal city, today you are going to visit a city in the Central Highland which is Buon Ma Thuot, a beautiful capital of Dak Lak province. Its name was given as the name of  the father who founded the first village of the highland on the bank of the Ea Tam Stream. If it is the first time you have been here, you will definitely be amazed by the wild nature and the authenticity of local culture.

Specifically, You will see, along the way the lush coffee plantation. Coffee is mainly grew here because the bazan soil in the central  highland is the best condition to make the best coffee ever like Trung Nguyen coffee. And Vietnam is also the second largest coffee exporter in the world. Besides this fantastic drink, you will be well-treated with the traditional Gong Dance at night. Overnight in the local homestay.

Summary:

Distance:  220 km

Meals: Breaakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel

DAY 6: BUON MA THUOT - KON TUM (B, L, D)

DAY 6: BUON MA THUOT - KON TUM (B, L, D)

Today after breakfast, you say goodbye to the friendly host then we ride up north, over the coffee aroma, through the long bazan roads to come to Kon Tum, another province in the Central Highlands Viet Nam. Before arriving Kon Tum, we will have a visit to Bien Ho or To Neung Lake located in Bien Ho commune, Pleiku city.

This is a crater that has stopped operating for hundreds of millions years. The view is breathtaking. The road to the lake is picturesque flanked by green pine groves. The water is calm and blue. Take a look over the lake and the hills, the landscapes surrounding will make you feel pleasant, chilled and forget all the anxiety and tiredness. Afterwards, we keep riding and arrive in Kontum around 5pm. Check in, take a rest and have dinner. We stay in the hotel.

Summary:

Distance:  230 km

Meals: Breaakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Home-stay

Off-road Motorcycle Tours in Kon Tum

DAY 7: KON TUM MOTORBIKE RIDE TO HOI AN (B, L, D)

Japanese Covered Bridge and building detail in the UNESCO heritage town of Hoi An in the Quang Nam Province of Vietnam

Waking up in the middle of wild nature in Tay Nguyen, sipping a cup of pure coffee is going to be a fantastic start of the 7th day. Let’s say your  goodbyes to the locals then follow up your guide to travel to another land calling all of us that is Hoi An ancient town.

On the way leaving Kon Tum behind, you will see a lots of local people working on the hillsides. The locals here are mainly the ethnic minorities typically Xo Dang, Bana, Gia Rai, etc. They often get up early then work in the coffee, rubber, or pepper plantation while wearing their traditional costumes.

You might want to capture this scene before actually getting out of this beautiful land. On the Ho Chi Minh road, we will have a stopover in Kham  Duc ( belongs to Quang Nam province ) then drive about 2hour more to reach Hoi An in late afternoon. Overnight in a home-stay.

Summary:

Distance:  290 km

Meals: Breaakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Home-stay

DAY 8: HOI AN AT LEISURE (B, L, D)

DAY 8: HOI AN AT LEISURE (B, L, D)

Hoi An ancient town was inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999. “It  is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a small-scale trading port active the 15th to 19th centuries”.

To mark  your existence in Hoi An, the first thing you must do is to visit the most iconic attraction in Hoi An that is Japanese Covered Bridge or Chua Cau. It features the cultural and  architectural exchange between Japan and Viet Nam as it was built in the 17th  century with the Japanese merchants’ donation. That is for a short sightseeing tour in the morning. Then you can ride a bike to visit Tra Que vegetable village and join the Cooking Class there if you like.

Afternoon time you  can a stroll  around the town for shopping. Let’s discover some handicraft stores, or have yourself the dress or suit in a tailoring shop. And don’t forget to taste the food there as Hoi An is a heaven of food to explore. You are also advised to have a stroll down the streets when the night comes, the lanterns lighten every corner of the town that makes the town looks stunning at night. Stay in hotel.

Summary:

Distance:  Hoi An sightseeing tour

Meals: Breaakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel

DAY 9: KHE SANH - PHONG NHA  (B, L, D)

DAY 9: KHE SANH - PHONG NHA  (B, L, D)

 

After a relaxing day in Hoi An, you must be ready for today part! We ride together  back to Ho Chi Minh trail leading us to Prao town  in Quang Nam province. the distance is about 145km far from Hoi An. Y

ou will ride along the Dak Mi river, cross the rustic villages of the ethnic tribes who always smile and wave to you. This route will make you feel peaceful and welcomed Overnight in a guest-house in town.

Summary:

Distance:  145 km

Meals: Breaakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel

DAY 10: PRAO MOTORBIKE TOUR TO KHE SANH (B, L, D)

DAY 10: PRAO MOTORBIKE TOUR TO KHE SANH (B, L, D)

Today is also another amazing ride offering scenic views over river and mountain. Continuing riding along the Ho Chi Minh trail, we cross the Dakrong Bridge.

The bridge was the main access to the Ho Chi Minh trail during the war, and was bombed and rebuilt repeatedly throughout the conflict. The surrounding areas are home to Van Kieu and Pa Co ethnic minority groups who enthusiastically fought against the enemy.

Afterwards, we head out for Khe Sanh Combat base offering you the historical knowledge about Viet Nam war specifically the Khe Sanh victory in the whole campaign of 1968. We will be back in town and check in hotel.

Summary:

Distance:  190 km

Meals: Breaakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel

DAY 11: KHE SANH MOTORBIKE TOUR TO PHONG NHA (B, L, D)

DAY 11: KHE SANH MOTORBIKE TOUR TO PHONG NHA (B, L, D)

If Khe Sanh (belonging to Quang Tri province)  welcomes you by the national heroes and historical lessons, Phong Nha Ke Bang (locating in Quang Binh  province) will blow your mind by the amazing karst as well as the massive cave system.

You will travel about 220km up north from Khe Sanh. The rider can meander along the trail, give it a stopover and dive in the nature. Because the trail was built in the middle of the majestic mountain ranges, driving through the trail and admire the beautiful landscapes will be the greatest experience. Overnight in a guest house nearby the National park.

Summary:

Distance:  220 km

Meals: Breaakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel

DAY 12: PHONG NHA MOTORCYCLE TRIP TO TAN KY (B, L, D)

DAY 12: PHONG NHA MOTORCYCLE TRIP TO TAN KY (B, L, D)

We spend morning time exploring Phong Nha – Ke Bang National  Park by boat. We’ll visit some caves such as Phong Nha cave, Tien Son cave.

Follow your guide as walk in the cave, you can have a look at the surreal karst formation, water dripping from stalactites and stalagmites formed hundred millions years ago. After the exploration we should keep going to the Ho Chi Minh trail, crossing the remote villages and arrive in Tan Ky town in Nghe An province around 5pm. We stay overnight in a hotel

Summary:

Distance:  280 km

Meals: Breaakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel

DAY 13: TAN KY MOTORCYCLE TRIP TO HANOI (B, L, D)

DAY 13: TAN KY MOTORCYCLE TRIP TO HANOI (B, L, D)

Tan Ky – Hanoi will be a long stretch over 290km but it will definitely be a memorable trip. From Tan Ky town, the motorcyclist will follow the Ho Chi Minh trail, have a stop in the KM.0 which is a special national vestige. This was the beginning of the legendary Ho Chi Minh trail – a blood road that Vietnamese sent supplies for the southern Vietnam battlefield.

The road has been repaired so that it is easy for us to ride. We also go through the mountainous areas in Thanh Hoa province where the Dao, Muong people are living. Afterwards, when you cross Ninh Binh, you will see the large limestone mountains as well as the lush rice fields. You might want to take some pictures of this beautiful and tranquil landscapes before hitting the hustle and bustle of Hanoi. We will stay in the hotel in Hanoi old town.

Summary:

Distance:  290 km

Meals: Breaakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel

DAY 14: HANOI FREE AND EASY TOUR (B, L, D)

DAY 14: HANOI FREE AND EASY TOUR (B, L, D)

Hanoi, capital of Vietnam is globally famous. Hanoi has so much things to discover  from history, architecture, art to food. You will find yourself lost in Hanoi with full of unforgettable experiences; nonetheless, one day in Hanoi is way too short to soak up all above. Don’t worry! You are recommended to enjoy your day with the following activities.

In the morning, just take it easy, have breakfast with a bowl of “Bun Cha” or Kebab rice noodles. Then, take a stroll around Hoan Kiem lake, explore  the Old Quarter streets, try the  famous egg coffee, do shopping. Especially, as the dun goes down, come to Ta Hien, enjoy local beer, cheer up after two weeks doing dirt bike tour. Have a deep and good sleep to best prepare for the next stage of the tour.

Summary:

Distance:

Meals: Breaakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel

Hanoi Beer Corner street

DAY 15: HANOI MOTORCYCLE TRIP TO VU LINH (B, L, D)

DAY 15: HANOI MOTORCYCLE TRIP TO VU LINH (B, L, D)

Today, you will meet the guide at the appointed place to have a brief guidance about the routes we are going to ride over, motorbike’s usage introduction which lasts around 30’ before departing from Hanoi to Thac Ba Lake. Thac Ba Lake is one of the largest man-made lakes in Viet Nam with total area of 23400 ha composing over 1300 islands and islets, forming beautiful caves.

We will do a boat tour to discover Thac Ba, giving you a sense of coolness, lightness and tranquility.

Dinner will be the highlight on your first day doing the Northern Vietnam Motorbike Tour especially you have chance to taste local rice wine from our hospitable host. Stay in stilt house in Vu Linh village.

Summary:

Distance: 180 km

Meals: Breaakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Home-stay

DAY 16: THAC BA LAKE MOTORCYCLE TRIP TO HA GIANG  (B, L, D)

DAY 16: THAC BA LAKE MOTORCYCLE TRIP TO HA GIANG  (B, L, D)

After breakfast, we leave Thac Ba and ride for Ha Giang which  is a northern-most province bordering to China. This is going to be amazing as you ride through the rugged terrain and winding roads leading  you to the most picturesque landscapes over the massive limestone mountains, deep valleys, lush paddy fields, or  rustic villages. We will take a rest in Luc Yen town for lunch before arriving in Ha Giang at about 4:30 pm. Overnight in hotel.

Summary:

Distance: 170 km

Meals: Breaakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel

DAY 17: HA GIANG MOTORCYCLE TOUR TO MEO VAC (B, L, D)

DAY 17: HA GIANG MOTORCYCLE TOUR TO MEO VAC (B, L, D)

Ha Giang – Meo Vac is considered as one of the most exciting route for any traveler as riding motorbike because you are going to conquer Ma Pi Leng pass which known as the king of mountain passes.

At the elevation of about 1,200 meters in Dong Van Plateau, Ma Pi Leng pass situates on the street named Happiness, connecting Dong Van, Ha Giang and the town of Meo Vac. It has 9 sharp turns, stuck between sky-reaching escarpments and dropping abyss. It is definitely a wonder of infrastructure construction of our people on this land of Ha Giang.

Conquering this pass and get the most scenic view beyond the calming Nho Que river far below. This part will be an unforgettable part to all the motorcyclists. We settle in Meo Vac town and check in hotel

Summary:

Distance: 170 km

Meals: Breaakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel

DAY 18: MEO VAC MOTORBIKE TRIP TO CAO BANG (B, L, D)

DAY 18: MEO VAC MOTORBIKE TRIP TO CAO BANG (B, L, D)

Meo Vac is the place holding the core parts of the Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark containing a lot of potential values in terms of Geoheritages, biological diversity, tourism, fossils. This rocky highland is the residing place of 17 ethnic tribes contributing to the rich local culture of Ha Giang.

You have chance to admire this gigantic park in the morning, then keep riding down to the east and ending in Cao Bang city. You have your own time discovering the surrounding areas. Overnight at the hotel

Summary:

Distance: 220 km

Meals: Breaakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel

DAY 19: CAO BANG  MOTORBIKE TOUR TO BAN GIOC WATERFALL AND QUANG UYEN (B, L, D)

DAY 19: CAO BANG  MOTORBIKE TOUR TO BAN GIOC WATERFALL AND QUANG UYEN (B, L, D)

After breakfast, we will ride about 90km to visit Ban Gioc Waterfall, a most Well-known natural sight in Cao Bang.

Nestled in the rock and  primitive forest, Ban Gioc Waterfall paints the picturesque scene by the 30m white and strong water flow down to blue lake which harmonizes with the bird whistle and this catches all senses of the visitors.

The cascade with 300m in width become the widest waterfall in Vietnam. Being on the raft and admiring as closed as the white waterfall as you can feel the spray splashing out to your face will probably be the most amazing experience for you today. After the visit, we ride back to Cao Bang and settle in Quang Uyen town.

Summary:

Distance: 190 km

Meals: Breaakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel

DAY 20: CAO BANG MOTORBIKE TOUR TO LANG SON (B, L, D)

DAY 20: CAO BANG MOTORBIKE TOUR TO LANG SON (B, L, D)

Today we keep riding down along the eastern border with China to visit Lang Son province.  The typical topography in Lang Son is low mountains and hills with river valleys of Ky Cung river, Thuong river, etc.

Travelers come here can visit Mau Son mountain peak, at the  elevation of 1500m above the sea level with the winding roads up to the mount. When the temperature goes down to 0 Celsius degree, it starts  to  snow on top of the peak which attracts a lot of visitors especially the snowy catching tourists.

If you want to explore the beauty in architecture of the temple and pagoda, you can spend time seeing Ky Cung temple or Tam Thanh pagoda. After visit, we drive to our  hotel  and check in. We’ll stay overnight at hotel in Lang Son

Summary:

Distance: 190 km

Meals: Breaakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel

DAY 21: LANG SON MOTORBIKE TOUR TO HA LONG (B, L, D)

DAY 21: LANG SON MOTORBIKE TOUR TO HA LONG (B, L, D)

You must be so exciting as we are going to travel to the globally famous natural heritage site which is Ha Long bay. Lang Son shares the border line to Quang Ninh province; therefore,  after we get out of Lang Son,  you come to the coastal city Ha Long belonging to Quang Ninh province. The road on the sea shore is large and smooth to ride.

Enjoying the breezes coming out, seeing the long rows of coconut tree on the white sandy beaches you will feel relaxed after a long ride. Stay in a city hotel.

Summary:

Distance: 210 km

Meals: Breaakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel

DAY 22: HA LONG BAY TOUR BY BOAT – OVERNIGHT ON BOAT (B, L, D)

DAY 22: HA LONG BAY TOUR BY BOAT – OVERNIGHT ON BOAT (B, L, D)

The 22nd day is the treat with a lifetime experience as you have chance to  be on  the  cruise going over Ha Long Bay. This is going to be amazing, you might want to take a full album when we sail to visit the ancient but stunning caves such as Sung Sot cave, Thien Cung cave or Dau Go cave.

Particularly, being on the boat in which you can see the majestic ranges of limestone mountain surrounding or the simple beauty on the floating villages. Catching the sunset on the deck and enjoy the fresh seafood for dinner will surely make it unforgettable. Stay overnight on boat.

Summary:

Distance: 210 km

Meals: Breaakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Over night on Halong Junk Cruise

DAY 23: HA LONG MOTORBIKE TRIP BACK TO HANOI: 170 KM

DAY 23: HA LONG MOTORBIKE TRIP BACK TO HANOI: 170 KM

It might be hard to wake up early in the morning but it is worthy for sure. As the sun goes up, the soft and golden lights will make you feel pleasant while doing taichi is also an interesting experience. After a buffet breakfast, you can do kayaking and  swimming.

Around 11:30, we disembark from the boat, go back to the pier. We take a rest, then ride your dirt bike to Ha Noi on the highway Ha Long – Ha Noi. This part takes about 4 hours driving to reach Ha Noi. WE FINISH YOU 23  MOTORBIKE TOUR WITH FULL OF WONDERFULL EXPERIENCES. WISH YOU THE BESTS!

Summary:

Distance: 170 km

Meals: Breaakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Not included

TOUR PRICE ( HONDA XR 150L )

  • Tour for group of private solo rider: 220 USD/Day
  • Tour for group of 2 riders: 160 USD/Day/Person
  • Tour for group of 3 riders: 150 USD/Day/Person
  • Tour for group of 4 – 10 riders: 145 USD/Day/Person


TOUR PRICE ( HONDA CRF250L )

  • 185 USD/ DAY / RIDER

Tour price includes:

  • Experienced English speaking tour guides
  • Quality Honda XR150L or Honda CRF250L or other bikes we have with all fuel
  • Quality Helmets/Gloves/Knee and elbow pads/Rain jackets/pants
  • All meals on tour (All breakfasts, lunches and dinners with local Vietnamese food)
  • Accommodation on tour (twin share room in standard hotel or stay at homestay as mentioned in itinerary)
  • Boat rides on lakes or rivers as mentioned in itinerary
  • All entrance fee / Permits
  • Hotel pick up/drop off before and after the tour
  • Video of the trip made by updated GoPro ( Send Later )

Tour price excludes:

  • Medical insurance
  • Bike damages
  • Personal expense
  • Drinks/Tips
  • Air tickets and  visa to Vietnam

WHAT TO BRING?

Documents:

  • PASSPORT (valid for 6 months with at least 2 consecutive blank pages.
  • DRIVER’S LICENSE
  • INTERNATIONAL DRIVERS LICENSE.
  • MEDICAL AND TRAVEL INSURANCE. Bring contact number and policy Make sure that helicopter medevac is included.
  • CREDIT CARD: there are ATM’s in Hanoi. Payment with card only in Hanoi.
  • CASH (US$) Bring cash US$ or take from a ATM. You can change for Vietnamese Dong.
  • VISA: Please check Visa requirements for your country of origin, prior to travel as for most countries a visa is needed. A visa application form before departure is needed (some countries are exempted) when staying longer than 15 days.

Bring this together with 2 x photo 4×6 cm. with a white colour back-ground. Bring the visa letter as well.

Gear/clothes:

  • Protective riding gear (suit, helmet, gloves, etc). The temperature can fluctuate between 26 Celsius (Hanoi) and 5 C° up in the mountains when it’s raining.
  • Bring hard (enduro) boots with ankle protection. It will safe your leg/ankle!
  • Sunglasses and sunscreen
  • Light rain gear /rain jacket. Temperatures can drop when riding on high altitude or when raining.
  • Casual wear for evening dinners and non-riding days.
  • Warm fleece and hat for our cooler days/evenings
  • Camelbags/Hydration back-pack. Highly recommended! Necessary very handy to prevent dehydration (also to prevent altitude sickness).
  • These magnificent views you want to capture!
  • Head-light. Some home-stays have no electricity during the night.
  • Travel sheets/thin sleeping bag/travel pillow. Can be useful when staying in the home-stays.
  • Power pack. As a back-up for charging you electronic equipment/phone.
  • Your spirit for adventure!

Highlights:

This 23 day  tour is an adventurous journey for the motorcyclist. We take you from the most beautiful white, long and sandy beaches in Viet Nam to the most daunting passes up north the mountainous area  by  motorbike. This way will give you the unique experience as ride over off the beaten paths, visit the “treasures” of nature as well as dive in the rich culture of the ethnic tribes. We stay in the local guest houses or homestay, socialize with the ethnic minorities, you will find the beauties in traditional customs and rituals. Travel  in the most authentic ways will fulfil any travelers. Stay tuned to see more details!


Detailed itinerary :

Day 1: HO CHI MINH CITY - CAT TIEN NATIONAL PARK: (L, D)

Day 2: CAT TIEN NATIONAL PARK MOTORBIKE TOUR TO DA LAT (B, L, D)

Day 3: DA LAT MOTORCYCLE TOUR TO NHA TRANG (B, L, D)

Day 4: NHA TRANG FREE AND EASY (B, L, D)

Day 5: NHA TRANG MOTORBIKE TOUR TO BUON MA THUOT (B, L, D)

Day 6: BUON MA THUOT - KON TUM (B, L, D)

Day 7: KON TUM MOTORBIKE RIDE TO HOI AN (B, L, D) 

Day 8: HOI AN AT LEISURE (B, L, D)

Day 9: KHE SANH - PHONG NHA  (B, L, D)

Day 10: PRAO MOTORBIKE TOUR TO KHE SANH (B, L, D)

Day 11: KHE SANH MOTORBIKE TOUR TO PHONG NHA(B, L, D)

Day 12: PHONG NHA MOTORCYCLE TRIP TO TAN KY (B, L, D)

Day 13: TAN KY MOTORCYCLE TRIP TO HANOI (B, L, D)

Day 14: HANOI FREE AND EASY TOUR (B, L, D)

Day 15: HANOI MOTORCYCLE TRIP TO VU LINH (B, L, D)

Day 16: THAC BA LAKE MOTORCYCLE TRIP TO HA GIANG  (B, L, D)

Day 17: HA GIANG MOTORCYCLE TOUR TO MEO VAC (B, L, D)

Day 18: MEO VAC MOTORBIKE TRIP TO CAO BANG (B, L, D)

Day 19: CAO BANG  MOTORBIKE TOUR TO BAN GIOC WATERFALL AND QUANG UYEN (B, L, D)

Day 20: CAO BANG MOTORBIKE TOUR TO LANG SON (B, L, D)

Day 21: LANG SON MOTORBIKE TOUR TO HA LONG (B, L, D)

Day 22: HA LONG BAY TOUR BY BOAT – OVERNIGHT ON BOAT (B, L, D)

Day 23: HA LONG MOTORBIKE TRIP BACK TO HANOI: 170 KM

Itineraries

Day 1

HO CHI MINH CITY - CAT TIEN NATIONAL PARK: (L, D)

On your very first day doing dirt bike tour around Vietnam, we are going to set off from Sai Gon or Ho Chi Minh city then ride about 160km to reach our first destination which is Cat Tien National park. This land was formed to cover a huge area of 72,000 ha with a diversity of flora and fauna.

This natural  spot  has been one of the most favorite site to all the nature lovers in which they can unwind and enjoy the fresh air and stay away  from  the city crowd. What a pleasant start!

Our group will  stay overnight in a hotel.

Summary: Distance: 160 km Meals: Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Hotel

Day 2

CAT TIEN NATIONAL PARK MOTORBIKE TOUR TO DA LAT (B, L, D)

Kick start your motorbike to come to a beautiful city in the central highland that is Da Lat. Riding along the winding passes through the green forest, you will see the lush coffee and tea plantations.

Due to its advantageous natural position, Da Lat is home to  a diversity of landscapes and resources. The average temperature is around 20 to 21celcius degree. That is the reason why Da Lat is considered as the land of flowers and fruits.

We will definitely  have a visit to Da Lat flower garden, some strawberry farms and explore Da Lat market by night. Especially accommodation here is very convenient, we can easily find an affordable and well-decorated homestay.

Summary: Distance: 190 km Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Hotel

Day 3

DA LAT MOTORCYCLE TOUR TO NHA TRANG (B, L, D)

Have your breakfast in Da Lat before head out for Nha Trang. The third day is also worth doing since the upcoming destination is one of the best beaches in Vietnam. Of course riding motorbike along the coastal roads will make you feel relaxed as listening to the sound of waves crashing onto the shore, and just breath in the breezes coming in.

The group definitely have some stopovers for all the motorcyclists chill up, look over the horizon and capture the best moments of dusk time. After check in hotel, you have your own time to get swimming on the long sandy beaches. Additionally, another  favorite part that you can expect as visiting a beach city like Nha Trang is FOOD! Having dinner with fresh seafood after a long riding day will be amazing.

Summary: Distance: 170 km Meals: Breaakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Hotel

Day 4

NHA TRANG FREE AND EASY (B, L, D)

Today is your free day with a full of joyful experiences to discover. You can plan to wake up early to see sunrise on the tranquil beach then get ready to do some ocean activities. You can try some of the top water sports in Nha Trang such as flyboard, parasailing, motorboat or scuba  diving if you want to see the colorful and exotic coral reef and marine life in general.

You can spend the afternoon time for visiting a religious site which is Ponagar Cham Towers. The Cham people is an ethnic minority in Nha Trang, renowned for their skills in sculpture architecture. Worshiping their  gods at Ponagar towers is one of the Cham’s religious practices. They also organize the festival of Thap Ba fell into the end of April and begin of May. The Ponagar complex is the remarkable site to learn about the ethnic culture. Visiting the site in your own.

Summary: Distance: Meals: Breaakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Hotel

Day 5

NHA TRANG MOTORBIKE TOUR TO BUON MA THUOT (B, L, D)

Leaving the coastal city, today you are going to visit a city in the Central Highland which is Buon Ma Thuot, a beautiful capital of Dak Lak province. Its name was given as the name of  the father who founded the first village of the highland on the bank of the Ea Tam Stream. If it is the first time you have been here, you will definitely be amazed by the wild nature and the authenticity of local culture.

Specifically, You will see, along the way the lush coffee plantation. Coffee is mainly grew here because the bazan soil in the central  highland is the best condition to make the best coffee ever like Trung Nguyen coffee. And Vietnam is also the second largest coffee exporter in the world. Besides this fantastic drink, you will be well-treated with the traditional Gong Dance at night. Overnight in the local homestay.

Summary: Distance:  220 km Meals: Breaakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Hotel

Day 6

BUON MA THUOT - KON TUM (B, L, D)

Today after breakfast, you say goodbye to the friendly host then we ride up north, over the coffee aroma, through the long bazan roads to come to Kon Tum, another province in the Central Highlands Viet Nam. Before arriving Kon Tum, we will have a visit to Bien Ho or To Neung Lake located in Bien Ho commune, Pleiku city.

This is a crater that has stopped operating for hundreds of millions years. The view is breathtaking. The road to the lake is picturesque flanked by green pine groves. The water is calm and blue. Take a look over the lake and the hills, the landscapes surrounding will make you feel pleasant, chilled and forget all the anxiety and tiredness. Afterwards, we keep riding and arrive in Kontum around 5pm. Check in, take a rest and have dinner. We stay in the hotel.

Summary: Distance:  230 km Meals: Breaakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Home-stay

Day 7

KON TUM MOTORBIKE RIDE TO HOI AN (B, L, D)

Waking up in the middle of wild nature in Tay Nguyen, sipping a cup of pure coffee is going to be a fantastic start of the 7th day. Let’s say your  goodbyes to the locals then follow up your guide to travel to another land calling all of us that is Hoi An ancient town.

On the way leaving Kon Tum behind, you will see a lots of local people working on the hillsides. The locals here are mainly the ethnic minorities typically Xo Dang, Bana, Gia Rai, etc. They often get up early then work in the coffee, rubber, or pepper plantation while wearing their traditional costumes.

You might want to capture this scene before actually getting out of this beautiful land. On the Ho Chi Minh road, we will have a stopover in Kham  Duc ( belongs to Quang Nam province ) then drive about 2hour more to reach Hoi An in late afternoon. Overnight in a home-stay.

Summary: Distance:  290 km Meals: Breaakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Home-stay

Day 8

HOI AN AT LEISURE (B, L, D)

Hoi An ancient town was inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999. “It  is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a small-scale trading port active the 15th to 19th centuries”.

To mark  your existence in Hoi An, the first thing you must do is to visit the most iconic attraction in Hoi An that is Japanese Covered Bridge or Chua Cau. It features the cultural and  architectural exchange between Japan and Viet Nam as it was built in the 17th  century with the Japanese merchants’ donation. That is for a short sightseeing tour in the morning. Then you can ride a bike to visit Tra Que vegetable village and join the Cooking Class there if you like.

Afternoon time you  can a stroll  around the town for shopping. Let’s discover some handicraft stores, or have yourself the dress or suit in a tailoring shop. And don’t forget to taste the food there as Hoi An is a heaven of food to explore. You are also advised to have a stroll down the streets when the night comes, the lanterns lighten every corner of the town that makes the town looks stunning at night. Stay in hotel.

Summary: Distance:  Hoi An sightseeing tour Meals: Breaakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Hotel

Day 9

KHE SANH - PHONG NHA  (B, L, D)

After a relaxing day in Hoi An, you must be ready for today part! We ride together  back to Ho Chi Minh trail leading us to Prao town  in Quang Nam province. the distance is about 145km far from Hoi An. Y

ou will ride along the Dak Mi river, cross the rustic villages of the ethnic tribes who always smile and wave to you. This route will make you feel peaceful and welcomed Overnight in a guest-house in town.

Summary: Distance:  145 km Meals: Breaakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Hotel

Day 10

PRAO MOTORBIKE TOUR TO KHE SANH (B, L, D)

Today is also another amazing ride offering scenic views over river and mountain. Continuing riding along the Ho Chi Minh trail, we cross the Dakrong Bridge.

The bridge was the main access to the Ho Chi Minh trail during the war, and was bombed and rebuilt repeatedly throughout the conflict. The surrounding areas are home to Van Kieu and Pa Co ethnic minority groups who enthusiastically fought against the enemy.

Afterwards, we head out for Khe Sanh Combat base offering you the historical knowledge about Viet Nam war specifically the Khe Sanh victory in the whole campaign of 1968. We will be back in town and check in hotel.

Summary: Distance:  190 km Meals: Breaakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Hotel

Day 11

KHE SANH MOTORBIKE TOUR TO PHONG NHA(B, L, D)

If Khe Sanh (belonging to Quang Tri province)  welcomes you by the national heroes and historical lessons, Phong Nha Ke Bang (locating in Quang Binh  province) will blow your mind by the amazing karst as well as the massive cave system.

You will travel about 220km up north from Khe Sanh. The rider can meander along the trail, give it a stopover and dive in the nature. Because the trail was built in the middle of the majestic mountain ranges, driving through the trail and admire the beautiful landscapes will be the greatest experience. Overnight in a guest house nearby the National park.

Summary: Distance:  220 km Meals: Breaakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Hotel

Day 12

PHONG NHA MOTORCYCLE TRIP TO TAN KY (B, L, D)

We spend morning time exploring Phong Nha – Ke Bang National  Park by boat. We’ll visit some caves such as Phong Nha cave, Tien Son cave.

Follow your guide as walk in the cave, you can have a look at the surreal karst formation, water dripping from stalactites and stalagmites formed hundred millions years ago. After the exploration we should keep going to the Ho Chi Minh trail, crossing the remote villages and arrive in Tan Ky town in Nghe An province around 5pm. We stay overnight in a hotel

Summary: Distance:  280 km Meals: Breaakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Hotel

Day 13

TAN KY MOTORCYCLE TRIP TO HANOI (B, L, D)

Tan Ky – Hanoi will be a long stretch over 290km but it will definitely be a memorable trip. From Tan Ky town, the motorcyclist will follow the Ho Chi Minh trail, have a stop in the KM.0 which is a special national vestige. This was the beginning of the legendary Ho Chi Minh trail – a blood road that Vietnamese sent supplies for the southern Vietnam battlefield.

The road has been repaired so that it is easy for us to ride. We also go through the mountainous areas in Thanh Hoa province where the Dao, Muong people are living. Afterwards, when you cross Ninh Binh, you will see the large limestone mountains as well as the lush rice fields. You might want to take some pictures of this beautiful and tranquil landscapes before hitting the hustle and bustle of Hanoi. We will stay in the hotel in Hanoi old town.

Summary: Distance:  290 km Meals: Breaakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Hotel

Day 14

HANOI FREE AND EASY TOUR (B, L, D)

Hanoi, capital of Vietnam is globally famous. Hanoi has so much things to discover  from history, architecture, art to food. You will find yourself lost in Hanoi with full of unforgettable experiences; nonetheless, one day in Hanoi is way too short to soak up all above. Don’t worry! You are recommended to enjoy your day with the following activities.

In the morning, just take it easy, have breakfast with a bowl of “Bun Cha” or Kebab rice noodles. Then, take a stroll around Hoan Kiem lake, explore  the Old Quarter streets, try the  famous egg coffee, do shopping. Especially, as the dun goes down, come to Ta Hien, enjoy local beer, cheer up after two weeks doing dirt bike tour. Have a deep and good sleep to best prepare for the next stage of the tour.

Summary: Distance: Meals: Breaakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Hotel

Day 15

HANOI MOTORCYCLE TRIP TO VU LINH (B, L, D)

Today, you will meet the guide at the appointed place to have a brief guidance about the routes we are going to ride over, motorbike’s usage introduction which lasts around 30’ before departing from Hanoi to Thac Ba Lake. Thac Ba Lake is one of the largest man-made lakes in Viet Nam with total area of 23400 ha composing over 1300 islands and islets, forming beautiful caves.

We will do a boat tour to discover Thac Ba, giving you a sense of coolness, lightness and tranquility.

Dinner will be the highlight on your first day doing the Northern Vietnam Motorbike Tour especially you have chance to taste local rice wine from our hospitable host. Stay in stilt house in Vu Linh village.

Summary: Distance: 180 km Meals: Breaakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Home-stay

Day 16

THAC BA LAKE MOTORCYCLE TRIP TO HA GIANG  (B, L, D)

After breakfast, we leave Thac Ba and ride for Ha Giang which  is a northern-most province bordering to China. This is going to be amazing as you ride through the rugged terrain and winding roads leading  you to the most picturesque landscapes over the massive limestone mountains, deep valleys, lush paddy fields, or  rustic villages. We will take a rest in Luc Yen town for lunch before arriving in Ha Giang at about 4:30 pm. Overnight in hotel.

Summary: Distance: 170 km Meals: Breaakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Hotel

Day 17

HA GIANG MOTORCYCLE TOUR TO MEO VAC (B, L, D)

Ha Giang – Meo Vac is considered as one of the most exciting route for any traveler as riding motorbike because you are going to conquer Ma Pi Leng pass which known as the king of mountain passes.

At the elevation of about 1,200 meters in Dong Van Plateau, Ma Pi Leng pass situates on the street named Happiness, connecting Dong Van, Ha Giang and the town of Meo Vac. It has 9 sharp turns, stuck between sky-reaching escarpments and dropping abyss. It is definitely a wonder of infrastructure construction of our people on this land of Ha Giang.

Conquering this pass and get the most scenic view beyond the calming Nho Que river far below. This part will be an unforgettable part to all the motorcyclists. We settle in Meo Vac town and check in hotel

Summary: Distance: 170 km Meals: Breaakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Hotel

Day 18

MEO VAC MOTORBIKE TRIP TO CAO BANG (B, L, D)

Meo Vac is the place holding the core parts of the Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark containing a lot of potential values in terms of Geoheritages, biological diversity, tourism, fossils. This rocky highland is the residing place of 17 ethnic tribes contributing to the rich local culture of Ha Giang.

You have chance to admire this gigantic park in the morning, then keep riding down to the east and ending in Cao Bang city. You have your own time discovering the surrounding areas. Overnight at the hotel

Summary: Distance: 220 km Meals: Breaakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Hotel

Day 19

CAO BANG  MOTORBIKE TOUR TO BAN GIOC WATERFALL AND QUANG UYEN (B, L, D)

After breakfast, we will ride about 90km to visit Ban Gioc Waterfall, a most Well-known natural sight in Cao Bang.

Nestled in the rock and  primitive forest, Ban Gioc Waterfall paints the picturesque scene by the 30m white and strong water flow down to blue lake which harmonizes with the bird whistle and this catches all senses of the visitors.

The cascade with 300m in width become the widest waterfall in Vietnam. Being on the raft and admiring as closed as the white waterfall as you can feel the spray splashing out to your face will probably be the most amazing experience for you today. After the visit, we ride back to Cao Bang and settle in Quang Uyen town.

Summary: Distance: 190 km Meals: Breaakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Hotel

Day 20

CAO BANG MOTORBIKE TOUR TO LANG SON (B, L, D)

Today we keep riding down along the eastern border with China to visit Lang Son province.  The typical topography in Lang Son is low mountains and hills with river valleys of Ky Cung river, Thuong river, etc.

Travelers come here can visit Mau Son mountain peak, at the  elevation of 1500m above the sea level with the winding roads up to the mount. When the temperature goes down to 0 Celsius degree, it starts  to  snow on top of the peak which attracts a lot of visitors especially the snowy catching tourists.

If you want to explore the beauty in architecture of the temple and pagoda, you can spend time seeing Ky Cung temple or Tam Thanh pagoda. After visit, we drive to our  hotel  and check in. We’ll stay overnight at hotel in Lang Son

Summary: Distance: 190 km Meals: Breaakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Hotel

Day 21

LANG SON MOTORBIKE TOUR TO HA LONG (B, L, D)

You must be so exciting as we are going to travel to the globally famous natural heritage site which is Ha Long bay. Lang Son shares the border line to Quang Ninh province; therefore,  after we get out of Lang Son,  you come to the coastal city Ha Long belonging to Quang Ninh province. The road on the sea shore is large and smooth to ride.

Enjoying the breezes coming out, seeing the long rows of coconut tree on the white sandy beaches you will feel relaxed after a long ride. Stay in a city hotel.

Summary: Distance: 210 km Meals: Breaakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Hotel

Day 22

HA LONG BAY TOUR BY BOAT – OVERNIGHT ON BOAT (B, L, D)

The 22nd day is the treat with a lifetime experience as you have chance to  be on  the  cruise going over Ha Long Bay. This is going to be amazing, you might want to take a full album when we sail to visit the ancient but stunning caves such as Sung Sot cave, Thien Cung cave or Dau Go cave.

Particularly, being on the boat in which you can see the majestic ranges of limestone mountain surrounding or the simple beauty on the floating villages. Catching the sunset on the deck and enjoy the fresh seafood for dinner will surely make it unforgettable. Stay overnight on boat.

Summary: Distance: 210 km Meals: Breaakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Over night on Halong Junk Cruise

Day 23

HA LONG MOTORBIKE TRIP BACK TO HANOI: 170 KM

It might be hard to wake up early in the morning but it is worthy for sure. As the sun goes up, the soft and golden lights will make you feel pleasant while doing taichi is also an interesting experience. After a buffet breakfast, you can do kayaking and  swimming.

Around 11:30, we disembark from the boat, go back to the pier. We take a rest, then ride your dirt bike to Ha Noi on the highway Ha Long – Ha Noi. This part takes about 4 hours driving to reach Ha Noi. WE FINISH YOU 23  MOTORBIKE TOUR WITH FULL OF WONDERFULL EXPERIENCES. WISH YOU THE BESTS!

Summary: Distance: 170 km Meals: Breaakfast, Lunch Accommodation: Not included

Tour price includes:

  • Experienced English speaking tour guides
  • Quality Honda XR150L or Honda CRF250L or other bikes we have with all fuel
  • Quality Helmets/Gloves/Knee and elbow pads/Rain jackets/pants
  • All meals on tour (All breakfasts, lunches and dinners with local Vietnamese food)
  • Accommodation on tour (twin share room in standard hotel or stay at homestay as mentioned in itinerary)
  • Boat rides on lakes or rivers as mentioned in itinerary
  • All entrance fee / Permits
  • Hotel pick up/drop off before and after the tour
  • Video of the trip made by updated GoPro ( Send Later )

Tour price excludes:

  • Medical insurance
  • Bike damages
  • Personal expense
  • Drinks/Tips
  • Air tickets and  visa to Vietnam

 

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