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Nha Trang to Hoi An via the Central Highlands & Ho Chi Minh Trail

7 Days 6 Nights

This 7-day motorbike adventure takes you through some of fabulous landscape that Vietnam has to offer. We wind our way up to the highest mountain town in the South of Vietnam, to the heart of the Central Highlands and Truong Son Mountain Ranges along the frontier of Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. Combining rustic villages, mountain rides, ethnic minority settlements and some of the most beautiful scenery of our country. This tour showcases an absolute motorbike adventure and a slice of Vietnamese history that makes your ride unforgettable.

$525$560


This tour also runs in reverse.

  • 7 Days
  • nha trang
  • Min Age : 5+
  • Availability : All year round
  • Hoi an
  • Max People : 20

Highlights

  • The Lady of the City Towers
  • Winding Mountain Roads
  • Coffee Plantation
  • Silkworm Village
  • Waterfalls
  • Ethnic Minority Villages
  • Local Cuisine
  • Ho Chi Minh Trail
  • Old-grown Rainforest
  • Departure 

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

    • 08:30 am
  • Price Includes

    • Accommodations (6 nights)
    • Experienced English Speaking Tour Guide
    • Entrance Fees
    • Waterproof Bags
    • Raincoats (if needed)
    • Riding Gears
  • Price Excludes

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

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

Itinerary

After meeting your tour guide, we head out of Nha Trang and take time to visit Cham Towers (The Lady of The City Towers) to learn about this ethnic minority's colorful cultures. Our route takes us towards to the west where you enjoy the winding mountain roads, stunning landscape and lush green forests. We take a break and relish the natural hospitality of the local K'ho ethnic minority family, explore what they do for a living in this mountainous region. We continue our beautiful ride along the winding mountain roads until we get to Dalat. Check in the hotel and explore this lovely city on foot

After breakfast, we continue our exciting trip by visiting the highlights of the city including the Crazy House, Flower Market, Dalat Former Railway Station, and many more. Next it’s off to the countryside on the way to the Central Highlands. Enjoy the ride while you take in all the fabulous scenery. Take a break at a beautiful restaurant on the mountain pass and taste some delicious traditional Vietnamese cuisine.

Visit the Agent Orange area to learn about the history of this part of Vietnam during the war. Take some time to trek through the jungle to relax and enjoy the breathtaking nature of the Central Highlands. Visit the chopstick factory to learn how the locals make chopsticks from bamboo. Ride through the vast rice fields and observe the rice agriculture of the M'nong ethnic minority people of the Central Highlands.

After arriving in Lak Lake, you have your choice of a home-stay in the traditional Long House with the local people or a lovely hotel that faces the beautiful natural lake.

Take a walk through the Jun Village to experience the M’nong hill tribe’s traditional culture and their daily life. You might want to ride an elephant or boat to explore the other side of stunning Lak Lake where you could have some great shots of the sunrise on the lake or fishermen. Get back on the motorbike and ride through the small charming villages. We then trek to the peak of the Elephant Rock Mountain and enjoy the feeling being in the nature, fascinating panoramic view of whole village. Stop at the brick factory and learn how the locals produce bricks with their old traditional way.

Head to Dray Sap waterfall via the scenic winding jungle paths, we witness the massive waterfall of the highlands. The natural “Fairy Pool” nearby is well-worth for swimming after an awesome 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.

The Ho Chi Minh trail was a logistical system that ran from North to South Vietnam that provided support, in the form of manpower and material to North Vietnamese Army during the war… And we ride on this stunning trail today to learn about the history, the locals have struggled during Vietnam War before 1975 and the peaceful life after 4 decades of independence. We take some time to stop at some small villages in the remote countryside to experience how the daily life of the farmers making rice papers, noodles for a living.

We arrive in Chu Se, a small town on the Ho Chi Minh trail, about 5 pm. Check in and stay overnight.

We ride to Pleiku and 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 winding roads, terraced fields on mountains.
Continue to travel to Kon Tum where you visit Kon Tum Prison, Wooden Church, and spend some time to play with the adorable kids at Vinh Son Orphanage. Ride to the Kon K’tu village where you open the knowledge about the Ede hill tribe’s culture, custom and their unique traditional Rong House. Get back to town about 5 pm and stay overnight.

Riding the Ho Chi Minh Trail is incredible experience, cruise along and let the amazing scenery take you away. Stop off for a break and get to learn more about the different cultures of the ethnic minority groups such as: Ch’ru, Bana, Ede who live in the East of Truong Son Mountain ranges. The well-known Phoenix Airport and Charlie Hill are interesting areas for a couple of stops to learn how the locals struggled throughout the war. Get to Kham Duc, a small mountain town on Ho Chi Minh trail and stay overnight.

Explore the colorful local market of the mountain town of Kham Duc in the early morning to learn how the locals trade their goods is delightful. Get back on the motorbike and continue to ride along the marvelous Ho Chi Minh Trail. Next is off for the ferry to cross Thu Bon River for My Son Holy Land, a unique beautiful sanctuary world of the ancient Cham religion and architecture. Arrive in ancient Hoi An town, at the hotel of your choice around 4 pm and finish our tour.