Ho Chi Minh Trail Motorbike Tour – 8 Days
Vietnam Motorbike Tour Asia is a leading company in motorcycle-based trip sector, which is specially-designed for the demand of customers. We offer tourists with a wide range of tours, from the far-away places in North Vietnam to central coastal line extending until the South of Vietnam.
Of all the motorbike tours, Ho Chi Minh legendary trail tours are highly appreciated and always the first choice of many motorcyclists. On the Ho Chi Minh legendary trail motorbike tour, our expert guide will lead you through the historical road to find the way back to the past. You can see the variety of historical remnants reflecting the heroic and bravery years of Vietnamese.
On the other hand, motorbike tours also bring you the savoring moments with the sun bath on the beach, or walking tour on the peaceful ancient towns, which are surely incredibly amazing! Let’s come with us to experience one of the most fantastic tours ever!
TOUR IN DETAIL
DAY 1. HANOI – MAI CHAU ( 180 KM – L, D ) HOME STAY
We start the motorbike tours Vietnam from outskirts of the Hanoi and head to the west side of the city. We will go straightforward on the highway to Son Tay town. It is much more easy-to-ride than moving along the highway 6 with full of potholes and narrow lanes. Afterward, we take the left at Trung Ha Bridge to ride along the new road leading to Hoa Binh.
After reaching out of Red River delta, a region with the tradition in agricultural activities, our motorbike tours North Vietnam will hit the road to the hilly regions covered with the towering mountains and limestone monoliths. This area is the home of a huge community of Muong people. We keep ascending to the mountain before turning to a high pass densely forested and then tumble down to the valley of Mai Chau, where our motorcycle riding team will have an overnight stay with Thai people in their Poom Cong village.
“Mai Chau valley is naturally formed by the geographical changes between Ma River and Da River. The soil here is fertilized with the silt from 2 rivers, making it fruitful and fertile and suitable for growing activities. That area is varied with the range of topographies, from lake, river, forest until the system of hills and mountains. Mai Chau valley is occupied by a pocketful of Muong, white Thai, H’mong people, who reside on the hilly slopes of the mountains”.
DAY 2. MAI CHAU – TAN KY ( 280 KM – B, L, D ) HOTEL
The 3rd day of motorbike tour Vietnam will be a long riding day from Mai Chau to Tan Ky and most of the times, we are on the way. We ride along the Ma River, until we reach Cam Thuy town to stop for lunch.
In the afternoon, the Ho Chi Minh legendary trail tour is officially triggered when we hit the starting point of this road and ride non-stop to Tan Ky town for having a night in the hotel. It is long but great motorbike ride in Vietnam.
DAY 3. TAN KY – PHONG NHA ( 280 KM – B, L, D ) HOTEL
We can start the 3rd day with Vietnam motorcycle tours from North to the center of Vietnam by a light breakfast, followed by the ride on the trail to Pho Chau for a break and see Ho Chi Minh trail victory monument. Unlike the Northern Vietnam motorbike tours, you can see many historical relics along the Ho Chi Minh road.
After that, we keep riding to Phong Nha -Ke Bang, one of the most magnificent cave systems in the world, which was considered by UNESCO as world heritage. This area dated back from 4000 million years ago with many complicated geographic structures, creating the unique attractiveness for this national park. It extends to the border of Laos PDR, with the length of more than 65km of caves and underground rivers.
We stay one night in hotel in Phong Nha, it remark the 4rd day with Vietnam motorbike tours on Ho Chi Minh trail.
DAY 4. PHONG NHA – DONG HOI ( 60 KM – B, L, D ) HOTEL
It would be a relaxing day with motorbike tours in centre Vietnam when we spend the morning boating and admiring the beauty of Phong Nha -Ke Bang, the world heritage of Vietnam. You can see the masterpiece of nature, along with the historical relics, which used to be the bomb shelter for local residents in the war time.
In the afternoon, we will ride motorbike to Dong Hoi, an important battlefield which is horribly devastated in the war. Our Vietnam motorbike tour crew will stay in a hotel with the balcony looking forward to the beach, which can somehow release the long tiring days before.
DAY 6: DONG HOI – KHE SANH ( 200 KM – B, L, D ) HOTEL
Roaming around the bare hilly areas from Dong Hoi to Quang Binh, all the motorcyclists in Ho Chi Minh legendary trail tours can see the sabotage of Agent Orange which was sprayed by US soldier in DMZ. Our centre Vietnam motorbike tours is also supposed to stop at some historical vestiges to take a look and understand more about the severe years of Vietnamese such as Hien Luong bridge, Vinh Moc tunnel, etc..
We will come to Khe Sanh and have an overnight in local hotel in that town, before coming to the next days of motorbike tours from North to South.
DAY 6. KHE SANH – HUE ( 180 KM – B, L, D ) HOTEL
From Khe Sanh, we will have joyful Vietnam motorbike ride to Hue. Our motorcycle riding team will cross the DaKrong bridge which was constructed by Cuban in 1973, to come to A Shau valley, where was severely destroyed in the war.
Our Vietnam motorbike crew on Ho Chi Minh trail also crosses Hamburger Hill and barren mountains, which were sprayed with Agent Orange in the war time. We arrive in A Luoi, a mountainous district in Hue, where is the home of mostly Bru Van Kieu people.
After riding along the green paddy fields in the windy afternoon, our motorbike tour will come to Hue city in the late afternoon. We will stay here for the 7th night of Vietnam motorcycle tours on historical Ho Chi Minh trail.
DAY 7. HUE – HOIAN ( 145 KM – B, L, D ) HOTEL
On the 7th day of the 8 day motorbike tour Vietnam, our motorcycle crew will follow the highway 1, cross Hai Van pass and follow the Ho Chi Minh Trail along the coastal line. After the route of more than 100km, our motorcycle trip Vietnam on the Ho Chi Minh Trail will come to Hoi An, the ancient town and the main port of Vietnam in 16th and 17th century.
We will have a relaxing night to watch the night life of this town before exploring it more on the next day.
DAY 8. HOI AN FAREWELL
Our motorbike tours on Ho Chi Minh trail will have a relaxing free day to explore this romantic and tranquil town. Hoi An is famous for its ancient features, the combined architectures of many countries gathering here, the beautiful beaches and the walking streets which are colorfully decorated with lanterns.
If any motorcyclists desire to see the place where the marine first landed in Vietnam, you can ride back to My Khe beach in Da Nang city which is not far from Hoi An, just about 20km.
After lunch, our guide from motorbike tour Vietnam will come back to Hanoi by airport from Da nang. You can have 2 choices: travelling back to Hanoi by train or air; or keep moving with the journey to the South of Vietnam.We look forward to seeing you again in Vietnam to be with us on other amazing journeys to explore Vietnam!