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Eastern Ho Chi Minh trails, Saigon – Hoi An 6 Days To Discover

Traveling is not only entertainment but also a moment to help you enjoy the taste of this life. If you want to find a tourist destination where you can have fun, enjoy, explore, and gain more knowledge about Vietnam, the answer will be the Eastern Ho Chi Minh trails by motorbike, Saigon - Hoi An trip 6 Days!

You will be extremely relaxed when experiencing this fascinating motorbike tour. Check out the itinerary below to learn more! 

Eastern Ho Chi Minh trails, Saigon – Hoi An 6 Days To Discover

Itinerary Details

(Day 1) Saigon to Nam Cat Tien National Park

You will easily move between these two locations with a distance of 150km. The outstanding places on day 1 are:

  • Tri An lake
  • Nam Cat Tien National Park 
  • Duong Minh Chau tunnels

What do you think about leaving the bustling Saigon full of traffic for peaceful places like Nam Cat Tien National Park? Great! 

During the trip, you will experience the feeling of taking a ferry to the Dong Nai river. Moreover, you can also go around and observe Tri An Lake. This lake was built to produce hydroelectricity and has the second largest lake size in the whole of Vietnam.

To continue motorbike tour, you will be walking on small roads around the lush nature reserve, and to continue to the center of Nam Cat Tien National Park, you will continue to board another ferry.

The last location on Day 1 will be Duong Minh Chau tunnels. This site was a hideout base for officers during the war. Surely you will be surprised with the wartime details remaining in this place.

(Day 1) Saigon to Nam Cat Tien National Park

(Day 2) Nam Cat Tien National Park to Di Linh

The distance between these two places is 160km. The outstanding places on day 2 are:

  • Experience the road with a series of coffee and tea plantations
  • Da Pal lake
  • Explore around the minority village

Da Teh will be the next location for the motorcycle journey, and this is an isolated and extremely strange place. Da Teh is covered with a series of plantations filled with coffee and tea.

The view of the plateau has never been so wonderful as the motorcycle touring takes you through each fresh pass. If you feel interested, you can stop to take pictures. 

Juliet Villa Resort will be the place for you to check-in and rest in the afternoon. You will enjoy dinner with local dishes such as grilled fish, rice wine, or extremely attractive free-range chicken.

(Day 2) Nam Cat Tien National Park to Di Linh

(Day 3) Di Linh to Yok Don National Park

The length between these two points is 260km. The outstanding on day 3 are:

  • Discover Ring road of Ta Dung lake
  • Experience elephant riding in the park

To enjoy the fresh air of nature, we will leave Di Linh quite early to start the trip around Ta Dung lake. You will enjoy the feeling of relaxation with a quick swim in the lagoon of the Dray Nur.

Continue the journey to Yok Don National Park, this is a great place for those who love nature, and this is also the top of the most biodiverse forests in Vietnam.

We will begin to experience horseback riding in a whole new way, including elephant riding. You'll be able to fully enjoy all the fun of the park through swimming and elephant riding. After a long day of exploring, you will spend the night at the park's guesthouse.

(Day 3) Di Linh to Yok Don National Park

(Day 4) Yok Don National Park to An Khe

The range between these two sites is 230km. The outstanding on day 4 are:

  • Explore the many villages of the M'nong people
  • Learn and discover the art of decorating the graves of the M'nong

Different things always make your motorcycle trip more wonderful than ever. Today we will start the trip to experience these wonderful things through each ethnic minority village. In the evening you will stay at a hotel in An Khe named Huong Binh.

(Day 5) An Khe motorbike ride to Son My

The gap between these two areas is 250km. The outstanding on day 5 are:

  • Experience the eastern part of Ho Chi Minh trails
  • Explore Violac mountain pass

Next is a great experience as we will drive through the eastern part of the Ho Chi Minh trail. We also pass through tropical jungles, tea and coffee plantations, and even mountain passes to reach Son Tinh during the journey.

Today you will experience the feeling of having a picnic-style lunch along the way. My Khe hotel next to the beautiful beach will be where you stay and spend the night.

(Day 5) An Khe motorbike ride to Son My
Hai Van Pass by motorbike

(Day 6) Son My to Hoi An

The measure between these two areas is 190km. The outstanding on day 6 are:

  • Morning experience and swimming at My Khe
  • Explore the My Lai massacre site
  • Enjoy the view along the coast

The beautiful My Khe beach will be a great place for you to have enjoyment. Take a walk on the beach or ride a bike on each beach. My Lai massacre site will be the next site we visit, and this is a place of wartime horror. 

In addition, you can go along Dung Quat Bay and view Chu Lai's military airport created by the US when the war. Moreover, there are many beautiful beaches and dunes when moving to Hoi An.

Our journey will end in Hoi An, and you can continue north by other means or return to Saigon with multiple options.

(Day 6) Son My to Hoi An
Aerial view of Hoi An, Ancient Town, in vietnam

Conclusion

A peaceful, fresh, and full of excitement are the factors that can describe the greatness of this Eastern Ho Chi Minh trails, Saigon - Hoi An 6 Days trip.

Surely though the information about the journey just mentioned above, you have also imagined the wonderful taste of this trip. If you are a fan of these wonderful experiences, hurry up and book this trip now!

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