Vietnam Motorbike Tours Ho Chi Minh Trail – 13 days
The war has gone so far but the memories are still apparent in the mind of Vietnamese. 21 years struggle against U.S are closely attached to many historical relics which still exist now all along the country. Of all the vestiges, Ho Chi Minh legendary trail can be the most important one, which contributed to the success of victory of nation.
Coming with Vietnam motorbike tours, we proudly introduce you the motorcycle tour on this legendary trail, from North to South of Vietnam. On the 13 days, you will ride on the time machine to turn the clock back to the severe years of national history.
Besides, Ho Chi Minh legendary trail motorbike tours are also the journey to explore the enormous and endless beauty of Vietnam nature, from the mountainous area in the North of the long coastal line in the center, up until the highland with sun and wind.
So don’t be hesitate, grasp your chance to become a part of this amazing tour to ride along the length of Vietnam and admire the irresistible charm with Vietnam motorbike tours crew!
TOUR IN DETAIL
DAY 1. HANOI – PHU YEN ( 170 KM – L, D ) HOTEL
From Hanoi, we start the north Vietnam motorbike tour to Phu yen town. On the way, all the motorcyclists can take a stop in Son Tay to relax.
“On November 20-21, 1970, a military force with the participation of USAF Special Operations and rescue personnel and U.S. Army Special Forces, supported by U.S. Navy Carrier Task force 77 attacked the Son Tay prison camp, which was about 50 miles of Hanoi. The purpose of this raid was aiming at rescuing the US prisoners believed to be captured here. From the military base in Thailand, they sent six ARRS helicopters with the assault troops to make this attack. Navy pilots made a diversionary raid wile 116 USAF and Navy aircraft from seven air bases and three aircraft carriers flew refueling, surface-to-air missile suppression, fighter cover, close air support, early warning, communications support and reconnaissance missions. There was no prisoners found in camp”
We keep the Northern Vietnam motorbike tours to Phu Yen after lunch by riding in the winding trails around the mountains. You can enjoy the cooling atmosphere which is exclusive to the mountainous areas; before our Vietnam motorbike riding team reaches Phu Yen and enjoy the 1st night of this journey in a hotel.
DAY 2. PHU YEN – MAI CHAU ( 155 KM – B, L, D ) HOME STAY
Coming to the 2nd day, it is promising the best part of Vietnam motorbike tours when we ride from Phu yen to Mai Chau. Following the off-roads running parallel with forests or valleys, we can see the rustic villages of H’mong, Dzao and Thai people. On the way, we will bike on one of the oldest roads still existing built by French in the war time.
In the afternoon, our Vietnam motorcycle tours crew will spend hours to explore the beauty of few tribe villages in Northwest Vietnam. It will be a relaxing night when walking around and seeing the local life of people.
We come to the end of 2nd day with motorbike tours Northern Vietnam in the local house-on-stilt of Thai people in Mai Chau.
DAY 3. MAI CHAU – TAN KY ( 290 KM – B, L, D ) HOTEL
The 3rd day of motorbike tours 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 motorbike tours are 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.
DAY 4. 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 motorbike ride on the trail to Pho Chau for a break and see Ho Chi Minh trail victory monument. Unlike the Northern Vietnam motorbike trips, 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 5. PHONG NHA – DONG HOI ( 60 KM – B, L, D ) HOTEL
It would be a relaxing day with motorbike tours on Ho Chi Minh trail 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 riding team will stay in a hotel with the balcony looking forward to the beach, which can somehow release the long tiring days before. Ends one of the most interesting motorbike tours centre Vietnam.
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 motorbike 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 Vietnam.
DAY 7. KHE SANH – HUE ( 180 KM – B, L, D ) HOTEL
From Khe Sanh, we continue centre Vietnam motorbike tours to Hue. Our Vietnam 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 motorbike tours 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 Vietnam motorcycle 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 8. HUE – HOIAN ( 145 KM – B, L, D ) HOTEL
On the 8th day of the Vietnam motorbike tours, our Vietnam 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 trips 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 9. HOIAN DISCOVERY
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. It is short ride but this part could be the best Vietnam motorbike touring along the coast.
DAY 10: HOIAN – KON TUM ( 290 KM – B, L, D ) HOTEL
After Hoi An, our Vietnam motorbike tour on Ho Chi Minh trail continues to head to Phuoc Son (or called Kham Duc). You will cross the Lo Su pass and ride through many tribe villages of Ba Na ethic minority, scattering sparsely in the hills and remote areas. Our Vietnam motorcycle crew rides near the border with Laos PDR and then takes turn to Kon Tum.
We will have one night stay in Kon Tum town.
DAY 11. KON TUM – BUON MA THUOT ( 240 KM – B, L, D )
Today’s riding will be one of the most highlight parts of the Vietnam motorcycle tours when we head to Central highland. We will pass Pleiku city, cross the IaDrang valley battlefield and then gear up to Buon Ma Thuot (or Buon Me Thuot), the city which used to be a severe battlefield in the American war. This city is really well-known for its productivity of coffee in Vietnam. On the tour today, we can cross many coffee farms, extending vastly to the horizon. You can enjoy this cooling atmosphere and the sunlight of this central highland.
At night, we arrive in Buon Ma Thuot and stay in the homestay. It is the end of the 11th day with Vietnam motorbike ride on Ho Chi Minh trail.
DAY 12. BUON MA THUOT – NHA TRANG ( 190 KM – B, L, D ) HOTEL
From Buon Me Thuot, Vietnam motorbike tours will take you through the easy-to-drive roads, out of Tay Son highlands and head down to coast, follow the highway 1 to the north of Nha Trang. Surely, all the motorbikers would be shocked by the glory of nature: the magnificent cliffs being grinded by waves day and night, the long sandy beaches and the coral reefs in the clean water.
You can enjoy your evening to discover this sea city and stay overnight in the hotel, before exploring this beauty tomorrow with Vietnam motorbike tours.
DAY 13. NHA TRANG RELAX
On the last day with Vietnam motorbike riding team, we will have a totally free day to savor the beauty of nature. Our motorcycle crew North to South Vietnam will have a delicious feast with all the fresh seafood taken directly from the ocean; to cheer up the amazing journey on Ho Chi Minh trail that we have gone through.
You can choose to come back to Hanoi by train or air; or keep moving to South of Vietnam on your own afterward.
We will see off each other after the feast and our expert guides from Vietnam motorbike tours will be back to Hanoi. Hopefully, 13 day tour with Vietnam motorcycle team has left you many good impressions. We hope to see you again in Vietnam to be accompanied with you in many other interesting tours of our company.