Amazing Vietnam Coastline Motorcycle Tour – 10 Days
As an extended country with more than 3000km coastal length, Vietnam is preferred by many tourists for its variety of land forms and beauties. To explore its charming, it is a wonderful choice for you to join a Vietnam Motorcycle Tour from North to South Vietnam along the coastline.
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Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay: 170km
Vietnam Motorcycle Tour 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, we can get on the boat to start the afternoon tour and explore Halong Bay – the world heritage of Vietnam. There are so many beautiful islands and islets such as Dinh Huong Island, Ga Choi Island, Sung Sot Cave, Titov Beach.
After the day trip around Halong Bay, we come back to the mother boat for one overnight stay in cruise.
It comes to the end of 1st day with the experienced team of Vietnam Motorbike Tour Asia team.
Day 2: Halong Bay – Ninh Binh: 180km
Coming to the 2nd day of motorbike tour, our team can admire the stunning view of the sea at sunrise. Just enjoy your breakfast while the cruise is travelling around. You can both savor your foods and get emerged into the beauty of various islands and islets.
After the lunch on board, our motorcycle tours Vietnam will disembark on Ha Long dock and hit the road to Ninh Binh. We will follow 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 motorcycle tour to Ninh Binh, there will be some stopovers for all motorcyclists to take photo and get relaxed. After lunch in a local restaurant, Vietnam Motorcycle Tour crew keeps going to Ninh Binh Province.
We will stay in a local hotel for the 2nd night of Motorbike Tour North to Central Vietnam.
Day 3: Ninh Binh – Tan Ky: 230km
From Ninh Binh, the next stop for 3rd day of motorbike tours Vietnam is Tan Ky, a town which is 230km far from Ninh Binh. On the way, we can take a break at Ngoc Lac Town for lunch.
After that, we will have enjoyable Motorcycle Tour Ho Chi Minh Trail – the legendary route in Vietnam War. From now then, our motorcycle team will gear up to reach Tan Ky Town on time.
Day 4: Tan Ky – Phong Nha: 300km
We can start the 4th day with Vietnam Motorcycle Tour 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 Trip, 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 remarks the 4th day with Central Vietnam Motorbike Trip on Ho Chi Minh trail.
Day 5: Phong Nha – Khe Sanh: 220km
From Phong Nha to Khe Sanh, Central Vietnam Motorcycle Tour team will take you on the western Ho Chi Minh Trail, which is different from other companies. This Trail is known as the hidden trail to avoid the bomb of US Army, which runs through the Phong Nha –Ke Bang national park. In the distance of more than 200km, you are supposed to see more landscapes and relics than motorbikes. This part is the highlight of the whole Central Vietnam Motorbike Tour from North to South on Ho Chi Minh trail.
After getting out of Phong Nha Ke Bang, we will visit the former marine base of US enemy: Khe Sanh. Coming to Khe Sanh nowadays, you can see the air base, the tunnel system and the museum with remnants of the past.
We will finish the great western Vietnam Motorbike Tour Ho Chi Minh Road and have one overnight in Khe Sanh, before heading to other landmarks.
Day 6: Khe Sanh – Vinh Moc – Hue: 200km
On the 5th day, our Vietnam Motorcycle Tour crew will ride from the west to the east, along the 17th parallel, which used to be the boundary between the North and the South of Vietnam in the war. We will have chance to stop at some historical vestiges to take a look and listen to the historical stories about the severe years of Vietnamese such as Hien Luong bridge, Vinh Moc tunnel, etc..
After lunch, our Central Vietnam Motorbike Tours will continue along the highway No.1 from Quang Tri to Hue. We will reach Hue at roughly 5 pm and ends the 5th day with Vietnam Motorcycle Tour on Ho Chi Minh trail.
“Vinh Moc is a tunnel complex located in Quang Tri, Vietnam. This one was in a strategic location, served as a bomb shelter for local people in Son Trung and Son Ha communes of Vinh Linh districts in the Vietnamese Demilitarized zone. The people were believed to support foods and other stuffs for North Vietnamese garrison on the Con Co Island.
The American soldier wanted to suppress local people and forced them to leave but the residents had nowhere to go. They decided to move the village underground 10m but the American forces designed bombs that burrowed down 10m. Finally, villagers decided to dig more to the depth of 30m. This construction was started in 1966 and used until 1972. They lived here like normal, with the kitchens, rooms for living. Around 60 families lived in that tunnel with roughly 17 children were born here”
Day 7: Vietnam Motorcycle Tour From Hue – Hoi An: 160km
You will have the opportunities to explore that romantic city-Hue in the morning and some attractions in suburban areas. Motorbike Tour Central Vietnam is followed by the ride on the National highway 1 in the afternoon from Hue to Hoi An.
Vietnam Motorbike Tour guide will lead you through Hai Van pass (Cloudy pass). Just after 30 minutes from Hai Van pass, we will reach Hoi An, one of the most famous attractions in the center of Vietnam. This town used to be an important trading harbor in the 16 and 17th century.
The Central Vietnam Motorcycle Tour from Da Nang to Hoi An could be the highlight of the whole journey because you will ride along the coastal line of Vietnam, one thing that differentiate Vietnam Motorcycle Trip on Ho Chi Minh Road from Northern Vietnam Motorbike Tour.
Day 8: Hoi An sightseeing
“Hoi An is the ancient harbor town of Champa people, deriving from the before the 10th century. Lying at the estuary of Thu Bon River and near the sea, it kept being the harbor and trading center of Vietnam in 16th and 17th centuries. There are many Chinese, Japanese and western people coming to Vietnam and settle down at that time. Hoi An was also called Hai Pho in old time, which meant Seaside town. When the French came there, it is named as Faifo. In Hoi An, the most typical building which is the icon of that town is Chua Cau or pagoda bridge. This one was built on 17th century, which reflects the harmony combination of Vietnamese, Chinese and Japanese architecture, with the function of both bridge and pagoda.
This town is called by French, Spanish, Portuguese and Dutch as Faifo. Many people have tried to explain that name. It is believed to be another version of Hai Pho. Others claim that it is the shortening of “Hoi An Pho”, to “Hoi Pho” and then Faifo.
This town was recognized as World Heritage site by UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) in 1999, as a well-preserved example of a Southeast Asian trading port of the 15th to 19th centuries, whose buildings display a unique blend of local and foreign influences”.
Besides the historical and cultural attractions in Hoi An, this town is also really well-known for its long and marvelous beaches. In the afternoon, we can make a short Central Vietnam Motorbike Tour to Cua Dai beach or rent the bike to cycle along the windy paddy fields from Hoi An town to coastal area, just about 4km. At night, you can enjoy a cup of coffee on the bank of Thu Bon river, listen to the traditional music and explore the beauty of Hoi An by night with the colorful and shining lanterns.
Day 9: Hoi An – Quy Nhon: 300km
Today will be one of the longest riding with Vietnam Motorcycle Tour on Ho Chi Minh road. We will ride from Hoi An to Quy Nhon. Our South Vietnam Motorbike Tours will carry on along the amazing coastline. It will be the day with full of challenges but also variety of excitements for you.
Our motorbike crew reaches Quy Nhon at about 4: pm. You can feel the salty wind from the sea because this town is located adjunctively with the sea. Enjoy your dinner and one night stay here in this sea town will be an amazing experience.
Day 10: Quy Nhon – Nha Trang. 200 Km.
The Central Vietnam Motorcycle Tours from Quy Nhon to Nha Trang, you will be stunned by the sceneries 2 sides of the road with the romantic and tranquil beaches, where there are almost no human. It could be one of the best Vietnam Motorbike Tours on Ho Chi Minh trail.
We come to Nha Trang in early afternoon. You can take a tour around the city and then head to the Nha Trang train station. Just park your motorcycle here and you can take taxi back to the hotel to enjoy your night in this city.