Ho Chi Minh legendary trail is one of the most important route contributing to Vietnam‘s victory in War time. Beside its historical values, the landscapes on two sides of this path attract tourists a lot from Ha Noi to the central and South, especially adventurer. Therefore, riding a motorbike along this legendary trail will offer riders the best experience such as learning about Vietnam wars, visiting monuments, museums, discovering the enormous and endless beauty of Vietnam nature, from the mountainous region in the North then along coastal line in the centre then down to the lowland of the South. The route of about 2020km from Ha Noi to Nha Trang via Phu Yen, Mai Chau, Tan Ky, Phong Nha, Khe Sanh, Hue, Hoi An, Kon Tum, Buon Me Thuat. Don’t hesitate to grasp your chance with Loop Bike Tours to admire the incredible charm along Vietnam’s length!
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Destination: Hanoi – Phu Yen – Mai Chau – Tan Ky – Phong Nha – Dong Hoi – Khe Sanh – Hue – Hoi An – Kon Tum – Buon Ma Thuat – Nha Trang
|TOUR START/FINISH||Hanoi/Nha Trang|
|DEPARTURE TIME||The tours start at 8.30 am in the morning|
|RETURN TIME||The tour will finish at about 4 or 5 pm |
|GEAR||We recommend you to bring your own gear to be the most comfortable. BUT we also offer you helmets, raincoats, gloves, knee and elbow pads.|
DAY 1. HANOI – PHU YEN (170 KM )
From Hanoi, we set off our Northern Motorbike Tour Authentic to Phu Yen town. On the way, all the motorcyclists can take a rest 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 Son Tay prison camp, which was about 50 miles far from Hanoi. Their purpose of this was aim 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 heading 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 regions before our Vietnam motorbike riding team gets to Phu Yen and enjoys the 1st night in a lovely hotel.
DAY 2. PHU YEN – MAI CHAU ( 155 KM )
On the 2nd day, it is promising one of the best parts of our motorbike tour authentic when we ride from Phu yen to Mai Chau. Following the off-roads running parallel with forests and valleys, we can see the rustic villages of H’mong, Dzao and Thai people. On the way, we ride on one of the oldest roads still existing built by French in the war time.
In the afternoon, our Loop Bike Tours crew will spend hours to enjoy the beauty of few tribe villages in the Northwest Vietnam. It will be a relaxing night when walking around and seeing the local life of people. We come to the end of trip’s 2nd day with Northwest Motorbike Tours Authentic in the local house-on-stilt of Thai people in Mai Chau.
DAY 3. MAI CHAU – TAN KY ( 290 KM )
Today of Vietnam Motorcycle tour will be a long riding day from Mai Chau to Tan Ky and almost times, we are on the way. We ride along Ma River, until we get to Cam Thuy town to stop for lunch.
In the afternoon, Ho Chi Minh legendary trail motorbike tour is officially triggered when we hit the starting point of this road and ride non-stop to Tan Ky town for spending a night in the hotel.
DAY 4. TAN KY – PHONG NHA ( 280 KM )
We can start the 3rd day with Northwest to central Vietnam Motorbike Tour Authentic after a light breakfast, followed by the motorbike ride on the trail to Pho Chau for a rest and see Ho Chi Minh trail monuments. Unlike the Northern Vietnam motorbike trips, you can see many historical relics along Ho Chi Minh road. After that, we keep motorbiking to Phong Nha – Ke Bang, one of the most magnificent cave systems in the world, which was considered by UNESCO as world heritage. This region dated back from 4000 million years ago with many complicated geographic structures, providing the unique attractiveness for this national park. It extends to the border of Laos PDR, with more than 65km long of caves and underground rivers. We spend a night in hotel in Phong Nha, it remarks the 4rd day with Vietnam motorbike Tours Authentic on Ho Chi Minh trail.
DAY 5. PHONG NHA – DONG HOI ( 60 KM )
This would be a relaxing day with Ho Chi Minh trail Motorbike Tour Authentic 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 crew will stay in an ocean view hotel, which can somehow release from the long tiring days before. Ends one of the most interesting central Vietnam motorcycle tour
DAY 6. DONG HOI – KHE SANH ( 200 KM )
Roaming around the bare hilly areas from Dong Hoi to Quang Binh, all the bikers in Ho Chi Minh legendary trail motorbike tours can see the sabotage of Agent Orange which was sprayed by US soldier in DMZ. Our central Vietnam motorbike tours authentic 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 )
From Khe Sanh, we keep riding central Vietnam motorbike tours authentic to Hue. Our Vietnam motorbike 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 authentic 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 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 authentic on historical Ho Chi Minh trail
DAY 8. HUE – HOIAN ( 145 KM )
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 Vietnam Motorbike trip Authentic on the Ho Chi Minh Trail will lead 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 Ho Chi Minh trail Motorbike Tour Authentic 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: HOI AN – KON TUM ( 290 KM )
After Hoi An, our Ho Chi Minh trail motorbike tour team 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 )
Today’s riding will be one of the most highlight parts of the Vietnam motorcycle tour 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 get to Buon Ma Thuot and stay in the homestay. It is the end of the 11th day with Vietnam motorbiking on Ho Chi Minh trail.
DAY 12. BUON MA THUOT – NHA TRANG ( 190 KM )
From Buon Me Thuot, our riding team 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 bikers 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 Authentic 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 us.