It’s a very special 10 days 9 nights trip to travel from Nha Trang through the Central highlands down to the South Coast to Cambodia via the Mekong Delta. This trip includes over 1,800 km with all the small back roads / off-roads, over 9 boat trips, riding by our Honda motorcycles that will give you the extremely large experience about discovery the south Vietnam with local people, their culture and traditional custom. Enjoy the beautiful landscape on the 1,500 m high mountains with minority people, waterfalls. Visit the old battlefields at Long Tan Cross, Cu Chi tunnel and travel on the hidden Hochiminh Trail At Sea. Travel by boats to explore the Mekong river and to Cambodia. It’s a perfect way to enjoy your holiday with a value trip.
We do not offer the cheap motorbike-taxi easy riders, we do the professional tours only.
Duration: 10 days – 9 nights.
Travel options: Guided Self-drive. Pillion passengers. Vietnam riders. Cars.
Departure locations: Nha Trang.
Day 1: Nha Trang – Da Lat – 140 km
From your hotel we will travel by the small roads straight to the countryside where you can visit: the rice-papers making village, the yellow-noodles making village, the Giarai ethnic minority village, cross the Cai river by the floating bamboo bridge, the Linh Phuoc temple with the Buddha statue that is made by a thousand of flowers – it’s recognized in the Guinness book. We’ll travel on the Omega Pass at the height of 1500 m, it’s one of the most beautiful roads in Vietnam. Along this road there are some nice waterfalls and the beautiful scenery. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Di Linh – 150 km
We travel to the countryside in Da Lat to visit: the coffee plantations, the weasel coffee making, the silk weaving factory, a Buddhist temple, the mushroom farms, visit Pongour – the 2nd biggest waterfall in South Vietnam, the Kho minority villages. The roads are the small roads in the quiet countryside, about 50 km off-road for the dirt-bikes. We will arrive at the Farm stay – owned by a Belgian couple; in the middle of the rice fields and coffee farms. You will stay overnight at the private bungalows, next to a waterfall, the flower garden and a pool. You can join in with the family to cook your dinner and make the BBQ party, have some cold beers and relax next to the camp-fire in the evening.
Day 3: Mui Ne – 180 km
VIETNAMRIDER® will lead you on the Di Linh Road, very good road with beautiful landscape, through the high mountains, deep jungles and minority villages, we also can drive on some off-roads if you book the dirt-bikes. From the height of 1000 m we will travel by the small roads down to the white sand dunes, through the cashew-nut farms, the dragon fruits farms, stop to visit Mui Ne fishing village and arrive at the blue beach in Ham Tien. We will stay overnight at a resort with a swimming pool on the beach. Enjoy the evening as a King with the BBQ lobster, cold beers and good massage.
Day 4: Long Tan – 150 km
All the others will ride from Muine to Saigon by the normal Highway No.1 which is full of traffic and boring. Our own road today is on the famous hidden Hochiminh Trail at sea it’s the 2nd part of the historic Hochiminh Trail along the mountain between Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. Along the way we also visit the famous Long Tan Cross – it’s the old battle-fields of the Australia Army in South Vietnam. We will stay overnight at a hotel at a small local town, none touristy – it used to be the town where all the Australian soldiers spent their weekend in the 1960s’.
Day 5: Sai Gon – 150 km
After visit the salt fields early in the morning we will ride along the rubber plantations, cross the Sai Gon river to visit the War museum then to our hotelÂ in the center of Sai Gon. Relax and enjoy your free time for shopping at the night market.
Day 6: Mekong Delta – 150 km
Our guides will help you to exit the busy Sai Gon city to the quiet countryside in Cu Chi; here you can visit the rice-paper making, the rat-meat village, the rubber plantations, the historic Cu Chi tunnel where you can do the gun shooting. In the afternoon we’ll travel by the small roads through the Mekong river to My Tho and stay overnight here.
Day 7: The Old Cambodian Land – 150 km
We continue to travel by the small roads from Tien Giang to the old land of Khmer Krom; they are ethnic Khmer who inhabit Kampuchea Krom, an area in southern Vietnam that was once part of the Khmer Empire. Among the Khmer Krom the belief is held that they are the descendants of ancient Funan, the core of Suvarnabhumi, which covered a vast extent of Southeast Asia including present day Cambodia, southern Vietnam, Thailand, Laos, Burma, Malaya, Sumatra and other parts of Indonesia. We’ll do the boat trip to explore this region, visit the 1000 years old Cambodian temple, visit the Cambodian village. Today we’ll stay overnight at the hotel at the center of Mekong Delta.
Day 8: Homestay
We will wake up very early in the morning – 6 am to do the boat trip to explore the famous floating market of this Mekong Delta. Our day will continue when we move into the countryside and do home stay with our family. You can learn a Cooking Class (optional), and enjoy dinner with our family, you will have our free Happy water all night long.
Day 9: Chau Doc Border – 150 km
This road is our own route, you will travel inside the hidden land where the locals never see a western tourist. We ride on land and take the boat trips, and run on the monkey bridge to Chau Doc – the Cambodia border town. Here you can visit the special Cham village – this people used to rule the central Vietnam before the 14th century. We will stay overnight at a floating hotel on the Mekong river.
Day 10: Cambodia – 300 km
After our Goodbye breakfast, you will depart to the border where it will take about one hour to make the Cambodia Visa, then you will continue with the group to cruise along the countryside by boat. From the Tibetan Plateau this Mekong river runs through China’s Yunnan province, Burma (Myanmar), Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Viet Nam. It is the world’s 12th-longest river and the 7th-longest in Asia. Its estimated length is 4,350 km (2,703 mi). You can enjoy the local life along the riverside and maybe the beautiful sunset. In the end of this amazing boat trip you will arrive at Phnom Penh, Cambodia. End tour.
From US$ 90 – US$ 150 – US$ 250 – US$ 350 per day / per person
Price Includes (the different prices will depend on these options):
– The Japanese motorbikes & our drivers & the third-party insurances (for the Pillion passengers only)
– The 100cc – 125cc semi-automatic, 125cc – 150cc – 250cc motorcycles & petrol (for the Guided Self-drive)
– Licensed and Professional tour leader with good English
– All the visiting fees, boat trips
– Helmets, rain ponchos (if needed), bag covers
– 9 nights x accommodations: 2 – 4 stars hotels, resorts, home stay (all are twin / double / private rooms)
– 9 x breakfasts x 10 x lunches x Vietnamese foods x our set menu / per person
– The extra costs to transfer all the bikes & guides & riding gears from / return home before & after the tour
– Company tax
– Personal meals, drink, and any other extra requirements
– Insurances, any Damage Costs, support vehicle for luggage (for the Guided Self-drive only)
– Seasonal surcharges