12 – Day Along Vietnam Coastline
Within the 12- Vietnam motorcycle tour along the coast, we could enjoy the unforgettable experiences which are exclusive and wonderful landscape and seascape in Vietnam. Such as Halong Bay, Ninh Binh, Nhat Le, Hue, Danang, Hoian and breath-taking Mai Chau, Phu Yen. This 12-day motorbike trip is specially designed for those who love beaches, ancient towns, war sites and the most incredible destinations along Vietnam coastline.
Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay: 170km
The 1st day of Vietnam motorcycle tour along the coastline will start off at around 8:00 am and then ride out of the city, follow the road through Red River Delta to Halong Bay.
After having lunch in Halong Bay with Vietnamese sea food restaurant, motorcycle touring team can get on the boat to start the afternoon tour and explore Halong Bay – the world heritage of Vietnam. Then, in the late afternoon, we come back to the dock and overstay in a hotel.
It comes to the end of 1st day with Vietnam Motorbike Tour Asia team.
Day 2: Halong Bay – Ninh Binh: 170km
Coming to the 2nd day of motorbike tour, we continue south Vietnam motorbike tour the road no.18 through Hai Phong and then turn in road no.10 through Red River Delta to approach Ninh Binh Province.
On the way to Ninh Binh, there will be some stopovers for us take photo and get relaxed. After lunch in a local restaurant, motorcycle tour in Vietnam keeps going to Ninh Binh Province. Ninh Binh motorcycle tour is the first choice of short motorbike tour from Hanoi.
At around 2-3 pm, we will be at Tam Coc, a famous attraction in Ninh Binh. An 1-hour boat tour is a reward for a long riding day and the whole crew can spend time admiring splendid beauty of Tam Coc area, which is normally viewed as Halong Bay on land.
We will stay in a local hotel for the 2nd night of motorbike tour North to south Vietnam.
Day 3: Ninh Binh – Vinh: 250km
The third day of Vietnam motorcycle tour along the coast will be a long riding day when the total distance is 250km. We follow the National Highway 1 – the main road in Vietnam passing through many cities and towns in the whole country.
There will be a stop for our motorbike Vietnam team to have a break and enjoy lunch. And then, we ride along the way to Vinh in the late afternoon.
Day 4: Vietnam Motorcycle Tour Vinh – Dong Hoi: 220km
For the next day of motorbike tour along Vietnam, we hit the road to the next destination: Dong Hoi Town.
The route from Vinh to Dong Hoi offers motorcyclists wonderful views of nature. The ride today could be one of the best Vietnam motorcycle tour. We will pass Ngang Pass and Ly Hoa Pass, the most well-known passes in Vietnam as well central parts.
If we come to Dong Hoi city in the early afternoon, just spend few hours visiting Nhat Le Beach or a fishing village nearby that area. After that, our motorcycle team can come back to the City and savor the tasty fish hotpot in a local restaurant. The ride today could be one of the best motorcycle tour in Vietnam with amazing landscape and seascape along 2 sites of the road.
Day 5: Dong Hoi – Hue: 180km
From Dong Hoi to Hue, our motorcycle team have chance to pay visit to many historical and iconic places along Ho Chi Minh Trail. They are the places associated with Vietnam War decades ago.
Along the way, we could drop in DMZ- the Demilitarize Zone during the War, Vinh Moc Tunnel, Ben Hai River and Hien Luong Bridge, the boundary between North and South of Vietnam during Vietnam War.
It will be a day full of attraction visits. Vietnam motorcycle tour team will be at Hue in the late afternoon and stay in a hotel.
Day 6: Hue – Hai Van Pass – Hoi An: 160km
For the morning of the 6th day Vietnam motorcycle tour, our team will visit Hue Citadel, the first heritage recognized by UNESCO in Vietnam. This is a worth-visiting attraction for every tourist in Hue.
After the lunch in the city, we keep following the Highway road to Da Nang through Hai Van Pass, the most famous pass in Central Vietnam. The short motorcycle ride on Hai Van pass is the highlight of Vietnam motorbike tour. After the pass, our team will come into the area of Da Nang City. Riding along the sea, you could enjoy the peaceful but impressive scenery of ocean. This way leads to Hoi An, our final destination for the 6th day of the tour.
Day 7: Hoi An – A Luoi: 200km
For the next half of the motorbike tour, we will come back to the Northern area, but in different roads. Therefore, you could admire other landscapes of central Vietnam.
From Hoi An to A Luoi, we will ride on Ho Chi Minh Trail through Truong Son Forest. This central Vietnam motorbike tour will take us near the Laos border.
After the lunch, our team keeps riding to A Luoi to arrive in this town on time. Although it is a long riding day but the beauty of forest and nature surely impresses and excites all motorcyclists in our motorbike touring team.
Day 8: A Luoi – Phong Nha: 200km
Our motorbike crew hits the road to Phong Nha-Ke Bang, the national park with the biggest and largest cave ever recorded in the world. Phong Nha-Ke Bang was recognized as the natural world heritage since 2003, with the special and unique karst formation for a long time (400 million years ago). Passing through many changes in geological structures, tourists can see the massive and huge cave with the glorious stalagmites inside the cave. It extends to an area of more than 65km, lasting through the border of Lao PDR.
Upon reaching Phong Nha – Ke Bang, we will have time to enjoy the boat tour on the river to some underground river caves. It will take about 2 hours for that trip. After that, we come back to the hotel for one night in Phong Nha.
Day 9: Phong Nha – Tan Ky: 290km
As another long motorbike riding day from Phong Nha to Tan Ky, our motorcycle team will be on the road most of the times. However, you still can admire the stunning views of forest and tribal villages along the way.
We will arrive in Tan Ky in the afternoon and have dinner in a local hotel. Getting enough sleep for that night as Vietnam motorcycle tour team keeps riding intensively on the next day.
Day 10: Tan Ky – Mai Chau: 280km
From Tan Ky, motorbike tours Ho Chi Minh Trail follow the highway until Cam Thuy district. Our riding team can see the hilly villages of H’mong, Dao and Thai people as driving along Ma River.
As in the afternoon, we will be in Mai Chau at around 4:00pm. We will have a dinner in a traditional house on stilt of Thai people.
Day 11: Mai Chau – Phu Yen: 170km
The journey today with north Vietnam motorbike tour is comfortable with good-condition roads including on and off-road Vietnam motorcycle tour and you can take advantage of many stops for taking fantastic photos. We will start the day later than yesterday; take a walk or short Mai Chau motorbike ride around Thai village or drop in a coffee shop to enjoy the morning’s atmosphere.
After seeing off with the Thai people, our motorbike crew will head the road to Moc Chau. We will cross the massive Hua Tat pass, and then take the turn to Road 43 and ride along the Da River. We can cross the Da River at Van Yen ferry, and keep riding along the Da River on motorbike to reach Phu Yen. It is the next place for overnight stay of our northern Vietnam motorbike tour. It brings us to the end of 11st day.
Day 12: Phu Yen – Hanoi: 180km
After breakfast in the morning, our motorcycle team carries on riding on highway 2 to come back to Hanoi. We will follow the countryside back-roads on the Red River delta to see the picture of peaceful and beautiful countryside of Vietnam, with the extending and enormous farms of rice and corn and Hanoi motorcycle tour countryside is so fantastic. If it corresponds with the harvest time, you can see the whole yellow paddy fields like a carpet.
We are back to Hanoi at 4:00 pm safe and sound and end the tour with Vietnam Motorbike Tour Asia team.