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Highlights of 8 day Ho Chi Minh Trail Motorcycle Tour:

We will have a short but worth experiencing a Ho Chi Minh Trail Motorcycle Tour at glance in 8 Days. The road might be a bit challenging but amazing for all the motorcyclists. And don’t worry even this is the first time you do a dirt bike tour because there will be a professional and experienced tour guide escorting the whole group to the top sites along the hidden trails. Coming with us to explore more!

Highlights of 8 day Ho Chi Minh Trail Motorcycle Tour:

Detailed itinerary:

DAY 1: HANOI -PHU YEN (SON LA) – 190KM (L, D)

DAY 1: HANOI -PHU YEN (SON LA) – 190KM (L, D)

Today our tour guide will have a short briefing at the appointed place before we start our tour with the dirt bike. You also have to bear in mind the riding lesson before jumping right into the bike because the upcoming journey might challenge your skills. Heading out for Phu Yen town in Son La province, we get out of the bustle of Ha Noi then pass the mountainous Ba Vi district. We cross a bridge to hit Phu Tho province in which you’ll pass Xuan Son National Park. After crossing this land, we arrive in Phu Yen small charming town. Overnight in hotel.

Summary:

Distance: 190 km

Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Local hotel

DAY 2: PHU YEN - MAI CHAU – 150 KM (B, L, D)

DAY 2: PHU YEN - MAI CHAU – 150 KM (B, L, D)

Before we start our ride today, let’s enjoy your breakfast. We ride along the Da river lake to feel the peace and purity. In the middle of this route, the group will pause  in Moc Chau’s tea plantation for lunch and a short sight-seeing. Let’s feed your soul with fresh air and take some pictures then we drive down to reach Mai Chau valley. This lush green valley, fringed with large terraced rice fields is home to the Thai ethnic minority living in stilt houses. today will be remarkable by dinner party since we dine and cheer together and admire the  traditional Xoe dance by the  Thai. Settle in the Thai’s houses.

Summary:

Distance: 150 km

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Home-stay

DAY 3: MAI CHAU - TAN KY, NGHE AN – 270 KM (B, L, D)

DAY 3: MAI CHAU - TAN KY, NGHE AN – 270 KM (B, L, D)

From the beginning until now, our motorcycle team have been to the best attractions on motorbike up north Vietnam. Today on the 6th day we will leave the north and ride down to the central along the Ho Chi Minh trail that Tan Ky , a upcoming spot we are going to visit, is the start. Riding from Mai Chau to Tan Ky is a long distance; thus, we will stop in Cam Thuy,

Thanh Hoa for lunch then ride the rest half way to Tan Ky. However, before we reach the town, we must mark our footprint on Tan Ky by check in the Km 0 – a special national vestige. During the wartime, this historic milestone was chosen as the blood road to send support from the North to the South.

Tan Ky, Nghe An has a long-standing history, rich culture and famous attractions to explore. Feeling the magnificent mountain ranges and immersing yourself to understand local identity surely open up your mind.

Summary:

Distance: 270 km

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel

DAY 4: TAN KY MOTORBIKE TOUR TO PHONG NHA, QUANG BINH – 280 KM (B, L, D)

DAY 4: TAN KY MOTORBIKE TOUR TO PHONG NHA, QUANG BINH – 280 KM (B, L, D)

Leaving historic land, our team will move down to Phong Nha cave which is home to a UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE – Phong Nha  Ke Bang National Park containing the world’s largest natural cave, Son Doong cave.

This area contains the oldest karst mountains in Asia formed approximately 400 million years ago with hundreds of cave systems. Quang Binh will welcome you by the massive limestone mountains, hundreds of spectacular caves. As we reach Phong Nha, we will have short tour trekking with experienced local tour guide before camping and have dinner together.

Summary:

Distance: 280 km

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel

DAY 5: PHONG NHA - KHE SANH – 220 KM (B, L, D)

Motorcycle Tour

The trip from Phong Nha to Khe Sanh will be amazing as we motorcycle into a hidden trail stretching across Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park for about 200km. this way offers you a total view of majestic mountains. Riding dive into the forest in the closest way to nature surely makes you happy.

Khe Sanh reminds us about the historic victory contributing to the success of the whole 1968 campaign of both Vietnamese Party and residents. We also spend sometime visit an interesting museum of Khe Sanh.

Summary:

Distance: 220 km

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel

DAY 6: KHE SANH - VINH MOC TUNNEL AND HUE – 180 KM (B, L, D)

DAY 6: KHE SANH - VINH MOC TUNNEL AND HUE – 180 KM (B, L, D)

During the 6th day of your Motorbike tour, you will be filled a lot of historic stories and legendary attractions. The motorcyclist guide accompany you riding on the Ho Chi Minh trail then turn to the road N.9 and move far to the East, we visit Hien Luong Bridge (a line cut Vietnam into two parts) for a while before coming to Vinh Moc tunnel situated in Quang Tri province.

It was constructed in several stages beginning in 1966 and used until early 1972 used to shelter people from bombing during the Vietnam war with a depth of 30meter. The tunnel complex grew to include wells, kitchens, rooms for each family and spaces for healthcare.

Around 60 families lived in the tunnels; as many as 17 children were born inside the tunnels We stop here for lunch then follow your guide you are going to visit one of the most beautiful cities in Viet Nam – Hue.

Summary:

Distance: 180 km

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel

DAY 7: HUE SIGHTSEEING TOUR (B, L, D)

DAY 7: HUE SIGHTSEEING TOUR (B, L, D)

Hue is an ancient, poetic and charming city that really impresses anybody who has been here. The very first treasure of Hue you should never miss to visit is Hue Imperial citadel and the Royal tombs facing the Huong river. Huong river winding its way through the city became one of the most popular theme in poetry.

We also come to some temples and pagodas for a better understanding of buddhism practices. Besides history, religion, Hue is among of the best food culture throughout Vietnam. Located in the central, this beautiful city attracts a thousands of foodies due to its specialties.

Among of the best dishes in Hue they can be named Bun Bo (Hue Beef Noodle Soup), Nem lui (Lemongrass skewers), Com Hen (clam rice), or Banh beo (steamed rice cakes). We will feed your soul by doing a food tour in the afternoon. The group stay overnight in a hotel.

Summary:

Distance:

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel

DAY 8: HUE MOTORCYCLE TOUR TO HOI AN: 170 KM

DAY 8: HUE MOTORCYCLE TOUR TO HOI AN: 170 KM
Hoi An, Vietnam - February 12, 2018: The embankment of Thu Bon River with yellow buildings and traditional wooden boats. The historic old town of Hoi An is UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The last but not least day of your whole 8 day Motorcycle tour, we should wake up early then take a short ride to visit the peaceful fishing villages on the lagoon and catch the sunrise there.

Afterwards, we have breakfast then head out for Da Nang. During this part, we will conquer the legendary Hai Van pass winding around 20km along Bach Ma mountain range and arrive in  Da Nang which is the stopover before hitting Hoi An.

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!

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Highlights :

We will have a short but worth experiencing a Ho Chi Minh Trail Motorcycle Tour at glance in 8 Days. The road might be a bit challenging but amazing for all the motorcyclists. And don’t worry even this is the first time you do a dirt bike tour because there will be a professional and experienced tour guide escorting the whole group to the top sites along the hidden trails. Coming with us to explore more!


View Along Ho Chi Minh Road

Detailed itinerary :

Day 1: HANOI -PHU YEN (SON LA) – 190KM (L, D)

Day 2: PHU YEN - MAI CHAU – 150 KM (B, L, D)

Day 3: MAI CHAU - TAN KY, NGHE AN – 270 KM (B, L, D)

Day 4: TAN KY MOTORBIKE TOUR TO PHONG NHA, QUANG BINH – 280 KM (B, L, D)

Day 5: PHONG NHA - KHE SANH – 220 KM (B, L, D)

Day 6: KHE SANH - VINH MOC TUNNEL AND HUE – 180 KM (B, L, D)

Day 7: HUE SIGHTSEEING TOUR (B, L, D)  

Day 8: HUE MOTORCYCLE TOUR TO HOI AN: 170 KM

Itineraries

Day 1

HANOI -PHU YEN (SON LA) – 190KM (L, D)

Today our tour guide will have a short briefing at the appointed place before we start our tour with the dirt bike. You also have to bear in mind the riding lesson before jumping right into the bike because the upcoming journey might challenge your skills. Heading out for Phu Yen town in Son La province, we get out of the bustle of Ha Noi then pass the mountainous Ba Vi district. We cross a bridge to hit Phu Tho province in which you’ll pass Xuan Son National Park. After crossing this land, we arrive in Phu Yen small charming town. Overnight in hotel.

Summary: Distance: 190 km Meals: Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Local hotel

Day 2

PHU YEN - MAI CHAU – 150 KM (B, L, D)

Before we start our ride today, let’s enjoy your breakfast. We ride along the Da river lake to feel the peace and purity. In the middle of this route, the group will pause  in Moc Chau’s tea plantation for lunch and a short sight-seeing. Let’s feed your soul with fresh air and take some pictures then we drive down to reach Mai Chau valley. This lush green valley, fringed with large terraced rice fields is home to the Thai ethnic minority living in stilt houses. today will be remarkable by dinner party since we dine and cheer together and admire the  traditional Xoe dance by the  Thai. Settle in the Thai’s houses.

Summary: Distance: 150 km Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Home-stay

Day 3

MAI CHAU - TAN KY, NGHE AN – 270 KM (B, L, D)

From the beginning until now, our motorcycle team have been to the best attractions on motorbike up north Vietnam. Today on the 6th day we will leave the north and ride down to the central along the Ho Chi Minh trail that Tan Ky , a upcoming spot we are going to visit, is the start. Driving from Mai Chau to Tan Ky is a long distance; thus, we will stop in Cam Thuy,

Thanh Hoa for lunch then ride the rest half way to Tan Ky. However, before we reach the town, we must mark our footprint on Tan Ky by check in the Km 0 – a special national vestige. During the wartime, this historic milestone was chosen as the blood road to send support from the North to the South.

Tan Ky, Nghe An has a long-standing history, rich culture and famous attractions to explore. Feeling the magnificent mountain ranges and immersing yourself to understand local identity surely open up your mind.

Summary: Distance: 270 km Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Hotel

Day 4

TAN KY MOTORBIKE TOUR TO PHONG NHA, QUANG BINH – 280 KM (B, L, D)

Visit Phong Nha Cave by boat

Leaving historic land, our team will move down to Phong Nha which is home to a UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE – Phong Nha  Ke Bang National Park containing the world’s largest natural cave, Son Doong cave.

This area contains the oldest karst mountains in Asia formed approximately 400 million years ago with hundreds of cave systems. Quang Binh will welcome you by the massive limestone mountains, hundreds of spectacular caves. As we reach Phong Nha, we will have short tour trekking with experienced local tour guide before camping and have dinner together.

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

Day 5

PHONG NHA - KHE SANH – 220 KM (B, L, D)

The trip from Phong Nha to Khe Sanh will be amazing as we motorcycle into a hidden trail stretching across Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park for about 200km. this way offers you a total view of majestic mountains. Riding dive into the forest in the closest way to nature surely makes you happy.

Khe Sanh reminds us about the historic victory contributing to the success of the whole 1968 campaign of both Vietnamese Party and residents. We also spend sometime visit an interesting museum of Khe Sanh.

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

Day 6

KHE SANH - VINH MOC TUNNEL AND HUE – 180 KM (B, L, D)

During the 6th day of your Motorbike tour, you will be filled a lot of historic stories and legendary attractions. The motorcyclist guide accompany you riding on the Ho Chi Minh trail then turn to the road N.9 and move far to the East, we visit Hien Luong Bridge (a line cut Vietnam into two parts) for a while before coming to Vinh Moc tunnel situated in Quang Tri province.

It was constructed in several stages beginning in 1966 and used until early 1972 used to shelter people from bombing during the Vietnam war with a depth of 30meter. The tunnel complex grew to include wells, kitchens, rooms for each family and spaces for healthcare.

Around 60 families lived in the tunnels; as many as 17 children were born inside the tunnels We stop here for lunch then follow your guide you are going to visit one of the most beautiful cities in Viet Nam – Hue.

Summary: Distance: 180 km Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Hotel

Day 7

HUE SIGHTSEEING TOUR (B, L, D)  

Hue is an ancient, poetic and charming city that really impresses anybody who has been here. The very first treasure of Hue you should never miss to visit is Hue Imperial citadel and the Royal tombs facing the Huong river. Huong river winding its way through the city became one of the most popular theme in poetry.

We also come to some temples and pagodas for a better understanding of buddhism practices. Besides history, religion, Hue is among of the best food culture throughout Vietnam. Located in the central, this beautiful city attracts a thousands of foodies due to its specialties.

Among of the best dishes in Hue they can be named Bun Bo (Hue Beef Noodle Soup), Nem lui (Lemongrass skewers), Com Hen (clam rice), or Banh beo (steamed rice cakes). We will feed your soul by doing a food tour in the afternoon. The group stay overnight in a hotel.

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

Day 8

HUE MOTORCYCLE TOUR TO HOI AN: 170 KM

The last but not least day of your whole 8 day Motorbike tour, we should wake up early then take a short ride to visit the peaceful fishing villages on the lagoon and catch the sunrise there.

Afterwards, we have breakfast then head out for Da Nang. During this part, we will conquer the legendary Hai Van pass winding around 20km along Bach Ma mountain range and arrive in  Da Nang which is the stopover before hitting Hoi An.

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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