Our most spectacular tour will take you up the absolute greatest cave in the world – Phong Nha, and into one of the most remote and deserted areas of the Vietnam war, the Hochiminh Trail with its colorful minority people, volcanic vents, waterfalls and famous battlefields. It is completed with the most important and spectacular sights such as the 600 year old kingdom in Hue, the indigenous market of Hoian, the majestic Halong Bay on rice fields in Ninh Binh, the mysterious custom of the Ba Nar women in the Kontum, the extreme tasty coffee in BMT, Spanish Navy’s last warrior in the French war and more, much much more. This 12 days 11 nights trip will start from Nha Trang to Central Highlands, Hoi An, Hue, Phong Nha and finish in Ha Noi.
We do not offer the cheap motorbike-taxi easy riders, we do the professional tours only.
Duration: 12 days – 11 nights.
Travel options: Guided Self-drive. Pillion passengers. Vietnam riders. Cars.
Departure locations: Nha Trang or you also can do it on the opposite direction from Ha Noi.
Day 1: NHA TRANG – THE COFFEE CENTER – 200 km
Pick up and depart at our VIETNAMRIDER® Travel Company in Nha Trang, today we will ride up to the 500m high mountain, to the land of the coffees in Viet Nam. Along the way we can visit: Luong Son fishing village, the Ede minority village, some local farms…Stay overnight at the 2 stars hotel in Buon Ma Thuot.
Day 2: THE MNONG MINORITY VILLAGE – 150 km
Visit the Draysap National Park, enjoy the natural and swim at Draysap waterfall. Ride along the back road in the quiet countryside, or on the real off road in the bushes, to visit the Mnong minority Village at Lak Lake, where you can ride the elephants (optional). In the afternoon return to stay overnight in B.M.T.
Day 3: THE ROAD 14 – 250 km
It’s a full day of riding on the off road through the rubber plantations, along the 700 m high mountain and beautiful countryside. We will visit: the old battle-field in PleiKu, Dragon Camp at the old volcano. Stay overnight at the 2* hotel in Kon Tum.
Day 4: THE OLD BATTLEFIELDS – 180 km
Our tour will ride on the Hochiminh Road on the 1,000 m high mountain, it’s on the Greatest Roads in Vietnam and S.E.A. We will visit: the Ba Nar minority village, their special Rong House, the old battlefields at: Dac To, Tan Canh airbase, Charlie hill, the Indochina border and the original Hochiminh Trail. You can swim at a waterfall on the Hochiminh Road. Stay overnight at the 2* hotel in Kham Duc.
Day 5: HOI AN – 130 km
We will continue to ride on the amazing Hochiminh Road to Hoian. Along the road today we will visit: the old Kham Duc camp, Truong Son waterfall, KoHo minority people, the rice paper making village…Stay overnight at the 2* hotel in Hoian.
Day 6: THE RELAXING DAY
It’s free day for everyone to enjoy the beach or do shopping at Hoian town. Stay overnight at the same hotel.
Day 7: THE TOP GEAR ROAD – 130 km
This’s the famous road – called Top Gear road after the show made by the BBC Top Gear. We will visit: the Marble rocks shop, the famous Da Nang bay, Hai Van pass on the 500 m high mountain, Lang Co beach. You can enjoy the Royal foods and the boat trip in the evening in Hue (optional). Stay overnight at the 2* in Hue.
Day 8: THE FAMOUS KHE SANH – 200 km
We will visit: the old citadel, the old battle-field of the Tet 1968, the famous Thien Mu temple in Hue. Today we will ride back on the famous Hochiminh Trail on the 1,000 m high mountain, using the back roads and off roads. We will also visit some of the famous battlefields at: Hamburger hill, Dak Rong bridge, Khe Sanh base. Stay overnight at the 2* hotel in Khe Sanh.
Day 9: THE GREAT CAVE – 200 km
Our tour will continue to explore the famous D.M.Z, ride along the famous Road No.9, visit the Rock-pile, Hien Luong bridge. In the afternoon we will ride back on the Hochiminh to the famous Phong Nha National Park. Do homestay with a local family here.
Day 10: THE HOCHIMINH ROAD – 200 km
We will do a boat trip to visit the famous Paradise cave in Phong Nha National Park. Our day will go on the Hochiminh Trail through the deep jungle and quiet countryside. In the end of the day we will come and stay overnight at the 2* hotel.
Day 11: THE LITTLE HALONG BAY – 150 km
It’s a short ride today to the place named Ninh Binh. We will do a boat trip to visit the famous Tam Coc – Bich Dong (called the Ha Long bay on rice fields). Stay overnight at the 2* hotel on the riverside.
Day 12: HANOI – 100 km
Our last day will ride to the old Rocky citadel, in another beautiful countryside before arrive in the busy traffic region. Our trip will finish at your hotel in Hanoi.
A. Self-drive option with Honda Semi-automatic 125cc:
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|US$ / per rider||2134||1193||960||783||726||647|
B. Self-drive option with Yamaha Dirt-bike 125cc – 150cc:
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|US$ / per rider||2519||1501||1243||1113||987||903|
– Well maintained Japanese motorcycles only, no cheap Chinese Lifan bikes
– Licensed and Professional tour leader with good English
– Visiting fees
– Helmets, rain ponchos, bag covers (if needed)
– 11 nights x accommodations: standard hotel, home stay (all are twin / double / private rooms)
– The extra costs to transfer all the bikes & guides & riding gears from / return home before & after the tour
– Company tax
– Personal foods, drink, Insurances, and any other extra requirements
– Petrol, any Damage Costs of clients’ motorbikes during the tour
– Support vehicle for luggage
– Seasonal surcharges
– Upgrade to the 3* – 4* hotels / resorts: plus about US$ 30 – US$ 100 / per night / per room (depend on the seasons)
– Upgrade to the Japanese Honda XR dirt-bikes 250cc: plus about US$ 30 – US$ 100 / per day / per rider (depend on the seasons)