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Phong Nha to Ho Chi Minh City

14 Days 13 Nights

Have you ever dreamed of travelling to untouched regions in Vietnam where you are able to marvel at the beauty of mountains, waterfalls and lakes and where you take a deep impression into the Vietnam's history, the rural life of the locals and their cultures? Then come and ride with us on this Easy Rider Tour from Phong Nha to Saigon! We start in this small town locating on Ho Chi Minh Trail. Riding South, we wind our way along the famous Ho Chi Minh Trail, along the border between Vietnam - Laos - Cambodia.

Through the beautiful Central Highlands we make our way to Dalat - a truly magnificent mountain town in the South of Vietnam - before we ride along the scenic coastal roads to get to Saigon. And make sure you don't forget to bring enough memory cards for your camera, because it's just unique and beautiful what mother nature has to offer for us on this trip.

$1,050$1,120

  • 14 Days
  • phong nha
  • Min Age : 5+
  • Availability : all year round
  • dalat
  • Max People : 20

Highlights

  • Stunning Coastline Roads
  • Fishing Village
  • White Sanddunes
  • Twisty Mountain Roads
  • Waterfalls
  • Local Cuisine
  • Coffee Plantation
  • Silkworm Village and Factory
  • Ethnic Minority Villages
  • Old-Grown Forest
  • The Historic Ho Chi Minh Trail
  • Departure Location

    • Your hotel (or where you require)
  • Departure Time

    • 08:30 am
  • Price Includes

    • Accommodation (13 nights)
    • English Speaking Tour Guide
    • Motorcycle
    • Helmet
    • Gas/Petrol
    • Entrance Fees
    • Waterproof Bags/ Raincoats
  • Price Excludes

    • Food
    • Drinks
    • Personal Expenses
    • Tips
  • What to Bring

    • Walking Shoes
    • Sunscreen
    • Anti-insect Repellent
    • Sunglasses

Itinerary

We start the first day of our motorbike adventure from the hotel where you stay in Phong Nha, riding out into the pristine jungles that encompass the World Heritage Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park. An amazing motorbike adventure! We strike through a number of significant locations where the bulk of North Vietnam’s soldiers and trucks crossed into Laos during the Vietnam War.

After lunch, we resume back our bike ride along the west of Ho Chi Minh Trail, through magnificent mountain passes and old-grown jungles. Today's motorbike journey is like a dream comes true for the adventurers. We pass many isolated ethnic minority villages where you could experience the daily life of the locals - "the real Vietnam" that you don't see everyday in your life. We arrive at Khe Sanh - the site of the former U.S Marine base and location of the famous siege that precluded the Tet Offensive in 1968. Check in our hotel and stay overnight.

After a visit to the fascinating Khe Sanh Combat Base, Ta Con Airfield and Khe Sanh Museum, we descend towards to the coast. On the way, we take time to visit the historic Hien Luong Bridge, 17th Parallel where're used to divide South and North Vietnam into 2 countries, the former DMZ and Vinh Moc Tunnels. It's an underground tunnel network that's used to be a home to thousands of villagers during the Vietnam War. We continue our day riding along the peaceful flat country roads and the stunning Tam Giang Lagoon to get to the Imperial City of Hue, which lies along the banks of the Perfume River. We arrive at our hotel before sunset, check in and stay overnight.

After breakfast, we jump back on our motorbike and head east along the scenic coastal road. We ride through the small country back roads to reach to the fishing villages where you could experience what the locals doing for a living. We stop to dip our toes into the sea, chat with fishermen and have some great rural life photos. Reaching to the base of the mountain you’ll happen upon a stretch of pristine coastline of Lang Co Peninsula.

We continue our day by visiting Elephant Springs and make sure you have your camera handy as there are many photo opportunities at this site. You might want to jump into the beautiful natural lake at the bottom of the springs to refresh your body after a long ride.

We head south and climb up Hai Van Mountain Pass (also known as Vietnam Top Gear Pass), winding higher into the often cloud-shrouded skies. At the top we take a break and witness the spectacular views of Vietnam's most scenic spots. We then continue to ride to Marble Mountain to encounter the beautiful scenery of the region and panoramic view of Da Nang City. Tra Que Vegetable Village is also well-worth to pay a visit before cruising into Hoi An ancient town in the late afternoon, to our hotel, check in and explore this picturesque town on foot. 

After breakfast, we start our another exciting motorbike tour by riding through rural roads, passing through the beautiful rice fields and isolated villages. We have plenty of time to stop at the local villages where you learn how the they make incenses, baskets and rice papers. We'll then head to My Son Hollyland where we take our time to explore the ruins of ancient Cham Towers and learn about their unique history and culture. We begin the afternoon winding the legendary Ho Chi Minh Trail with spectacular views and stunning old-grown forests. We get to Kham Duc about 05:00 pm, check in and stay overnight.

Rise and shine for the day 5 with Easy Riders Vietnam. We say goodbye to our lovely host and resume our motorbike ride along the Ho Chi Minh Trail, through the lush green rainforests and outstanding mountain passes. Taking a refreshing dip in the mountain waterfall to cool your body in the humid weather of Eastern Truong Son Range is remarkable fun. The historic sites including Charlie Hill, Phoenix Airport, Dak To - Tan Canh Battle Fields are well worth to pay a visit to understand more about the Vietnam War and our history. We arrive at the hotel about 05:00 pm, check in and stay overnight

After breakfast at our resort, we take time to visit and enjoy the interesting architecture of the old Wooden Church which was built by French over a century ago. We'll then come and share our love to the adorable children at Vinh Son Orphanage. We set out from Kon Tum for Kon Ktu village where Bana hill tribe's culture and tradition remaining untouched by time making this isolated and surprisingly beautiful region home to one of the most authentic minorities to remain in Vietnam.

We continue our motorbike ride through the stunningly winding roads along the remote village of the highlands and enjoy the breath-taking tea plantation. We'll then stop to visit the beautiful “Pearl of Pleiku Plateau”, Sea Lake , which used to be a volcanic crater that went extinct a million years ago. You would be surprised by the cool air, the beautiful and peaceful landscape of greenish pine trees and curvy roads, terraced fields on mountains. Ride to Chu Se and check in the resort that’s next to the peacefully beautiful lake. Stay overnight.

Ride along the old Ho Chi Minh Trail, the drive leads us due south through the remote back country roads. We take a break and visit Ede ethnic minority village where the locals are enthusiastically welcome. We'll head to Dray Sap Waterfall via the scenic winding jungle paths. This is a perfect place for a refreshing dip into the natural “Fairy Pool” after a hot but fascinating day riding motorbike. The traditional Long House in the jungle of the highlanders is the place we stay overnight. Our dinner is full of excitements with BBQs and rice cooked in the bamboo tubes.

Simply amazing is the only way to describe the day today, riding along the twisty mountain roads, learning how the locals making rice noodles, processing coffee with their traditional way. We get a great oppoturnity to trek to the peak of Elephant Rock Mountain where the panoramic view of the region is incredibly fantastic. We have some beautiful shots before our last stretch of today's journey, but the adventures and experiences are not over yet! We ride along the lush green rice fields, rustic villages and enjoy the smiling faces of the locals coming home from their fields. We arrive at our beautiful hotel that faces to the natural lake in the early evening, check in and stay overnight.

Waking up to the sounds of the rural village, enjoy breakfast and a cup of coffee as you watch the morning activities of the M'nong Ethic Minorities, heading to the fields or rowing their wooden boats to fish on the lake. We'll take a walk through Jun Village to experience the rustic M’nong’s traditional culture and their daily life. Resume back on our motorbike and ride through the isolated charming villages, winding our way up through the twisty mountain passes and lush green jungles. The views from our stops to valleys are amazing. It's like a dream adventure for amateur and professional photographers alike!

Our lane route leads us to Chicken Village where you broaden your knowledge about the unique cultures and traditions of K'Ho Ethnic minority group. We embark on a scenic drive along the back roads in the countryside, winding our way up to Dalat after taking a visit to the mysterious temple, Truc Lam. We arrive in this "so-called" Eternal Springs before sunset, check in our lovely hotel and stay overnight.

Dalat locates on Lang Bian Plateau, Southern parts of Vietnam, at 1.500 mters above from sea level. Da Lat is famous for its beautiful weather (which is from 16 to 22 degrees Celcius all year round), lush green pine forests with twisty roads, stunning landscape and rich cultural diversity of ethnic minority groups. The architecture of Dalat also was affected by French/European style so it would give you a strange feeling like walking in the splendid Paris.

We have a free day today to explore this magnificent mountain city of Vietnam, enjoy the best of Dalat has to offer and recover our energy after 9 days of riding motorcycle. 

We start our another exciting day by visiting the highlights of Dalat, including Crazy House, Dragon Pagoda, Former Railway Station, Elephant Waterfall and Pongour Waterfall. After lunch, we then head to Di Linh Plateau, through scenic curvy roads, where we stop at the local villages to learn how they cultivate many goods on their lands, such as flowers, coffee, tea, mushrooms, and vegetables. 

After having a nice breakfast at our hotel, we resume our bike ride through the isolated villages and magnificent countryside. We wind our way to Da Mi Hydro Electricity where you'll enjoy the magnificent view from the summit of the mountain. You will then get to experience how the locals processing cashew nuts with their traditional way.

Our next visit is at K’ho ethnic minority village in the remote mountainous region, you'll witness the rural life of the locals that you might not believe it still exists in this modern world. We continue our Easy Rider Tour to Ta Zon and enjoy the amazing ride through the great wide open roads before visiting the highlights of Mui Ne area, such as: White Sand Dunes, Fairy Springs, Fishing Village. We arrive at the hotel next to the beach around 5 pm. You might want to enjoy yourself at this beautiful beach to relax after a long and exciting day of riding.

Day 13 of our Easy Rider Tour begins with breakfast before we jump on the bike and ride to Poshanu Cham Towers. This visit will broaden your knowledge about Cham people, their architecture and unique culture. We continue our ride through the tranquil countryside, fishing villages and along the breathtaking coastal roads. We take a break and walk along this stunning landscape to get to Ke Ga, the oldest lighthouse of South East Asia, for some great photo opportunities. We arrive in Long Hai Beach after visiting the historic Minh Dam Army Base to learn more about the history and the war of Vietnam before 1975. Check in the peaceful hotel next to the ocean. We can take a walk along this beautiful quiet beach at night and try some of the best BBQ seafoods on the seaside.

Rise and shine, it’s time to set off on the final day with Easy Riders Vietnam. We resume our bike ride to Long Hai Port where you'll experience the locals collecting fish or trading seafood. Get back on the bike, get the wind in your hair and enjoy the amazing ride along this twisty coastline to Ho Coc beach and Binh Chau Hot Water Springs. We take a break at the vast green rubber plantations and experience how the locals collecting latex from rubber trees. We'll then take a ferry to cross Saigon River, arriving at the hotel of your choice about 04:00 pm, ending your time on our motorbike tour with us.