SAIGON MOTORBIKE TOUR TO HANOI VIA VIETNAM COASTLINE AND HO CHI MINH TRAILS

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Duration: 14 Days / 13 Nights
Destination: Saigon - Bao Loc - Dalat - Nha Trang - Quy Nhon - Hoi An - Hue - Khe Sanh - Phong Nha - Tan Ky - Cuc Phuong - Mai Chau - Hanoi
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This 14 day Saigon motorbike tour to Hanoi via the coastal towns and several sectionts of Ho Chi Minh Trail on the way is the ideal way to learn about Vietnam landscapes and glorious history. You'll have a lots special chances to stop by beautiful places such as the coffee plantation in Central Highlands, white-sandy beaches in Nha Trang, Quy Nhon, Hoi An and historical relics in Hue & hidden charms of Hanoi... Additionally, good local foods with friendly people at different provinces & cities are umissable

 * BRIEF ITINERARY:

 
Day 1 : Saigon Motorbike Tour to Bao Loc (Lam Dong)( 180 Km) (-/L/D)
 
Day 2 : Bao Loc motorcycle ride to Dalat city (Lam Dong) ( 140 km – 4,5 hours ride) (B/L/D)
 
Day 3 : Da Lat Motorbike Tour to Nha Trang ~ 210 km (B/L/D)
 
Day 4: Nha Trang Motorbike Tour for sightseeings (B/L/-)
 
DAY 5: Nha Trang Motorbike Tour to Quy Nhon (B/L/-)
 
DAY 6: Quy Nhon Motorbike Tour to Hoi An (B/L/-)
 
DAY 7: Hoi An Sightseeing Tour on Motorbikes (B/-/-)
 
DAY 8: Hoi An Motorbike Tour to Hue via Da Nang (B/L/D)
 
DAY 9: Hue Motorbike Tour to DMZ & Khe Sanh (B/L/D)
 
DAY 10: Khe Sanh Motorbike Tour to Phong Nha Cave (B/L/D)
 
DAY 11: Phong Nha Motorbike Tour to Tan Ky (Nghe An) (B/L/D)
 
DAY 12: Tan Ky Motorbike Tour to Cuc Phuong National Park (B/L/D)
 
DAY 13: Cuc Phuong Motorbike Tour to Mai Chau valley (B/L/D)
 
DAY 14: Mai Chau Motorbike Tour to Hanoi (B/L/-)

 

Day 1 : Saigon Motorbike Tour to Hanoi on Ho Chi Minh trail & Coastline: Saigon Motorbike Tour to Bao Loc (Lam Dong)( 180 Km) (-/L/D)

The journey northwards begins as we depart Ho Chi Minh and Saigon Motorbike Tour to Hanoi on Ho Chi Minh trail & Coastlinepass through tea and coffee plantations to Bao Loc. On the way stops to visit the green tea farms, the cascade waterfall, Pongour, mushroom farms, silkworm villages and silk processing chains, coffee plantations, vegetable and flower farms.
Arrive in Bao Loc.
Overnight in Bao Loc.
 

Day 2 : Saigon Motorbike Tour to Hanoi on Ho Chi Minh trail & Coastline: Bao Loc motorcycle ride to Dalat city (Lam Dong) ( 140 km – 4,5 hours ride) (B/L/D)

Leaving Bao Loc for Dalat, visit the green tea farms, the cascade waterfall, Pongour, mushroom farms, silkworm villages and silk processing chains, coffee plantations, vegetable and flower farms.
Arrive in Dalat around 3 p.m.
The rest of time, we will ride our bikes to explore the best highlights of Da Lat.
Overnight at hotel in Da Lat.


Day 3 : Saigon Motorbike Tour to Hanoi on Ho Chi Minh trail & Coastline: Da Lat Motorbike Tour to Nha Trang ~ 210 km (B/L/D)

Today we enjoy a ride through the charming pine hill to the summer residence of Vietnam’s last Emperor Bao Dai. He was forced to abdicate in 1945, shortly after the end of the World War II. This mansion displays a lovely collection of Vietnam treasures. We follow it with a trip to the sacred Lam Ty Ni Pagoda and the Hang Nga Guesthouse. This construction is well known as the Crazy House because of its bizarre architecture. The lively central market and the old rail station are also visited before we travel by roads passing through the undulating terrains to the picturesque coastal town of Nha Trang. En route we make stopover at the scenic Ngoan Muc Pass and the Po Klong Jarai Cham Towers. These amazing structures represent an interesting culture and a colorful history of the Cham people in central coast areas.
O/N in Nha Trang.
 

Day 4: Saigon Motorbike Tour to Hanoi on Ho Chi Minh trail & Coastline: Nha Trang Motorbike Tour for sightseeings (B/L/-)

Breakfast at the hotel. Take the morning boat trip to visit the Tri NguyenSaigon Motorbike Tour to Hanoi on Ho Chi Minh trail & Coastline Aquarium and the off-shore islands around Nha Trang, including Mun Mot island. Enjoy swimming and beach activities. Lunch at Tam island with fresh seafood. Afternoon visit the Po Nagar Cham Tower, it is dedicated to Yan Po Nagar, the goddess of the country. Then continue to visit Chong Promontory - looks like the work of a giant, who carelessly put several massive rocks together. On one side of the rock, facing the sea, there is a deep handprint with the five fingers close together. And finally, discover Oceanographic Institute - established on 14 September 1922, is the National Oceanographic Institution, responsible for research and investigation in the ocean.
O/N at hotel in Nha Trang.


Summary:
Distance:  100 km (2 hours of riding)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Activities: Sightseeing, boat trip to see islands & beach relaxation
 

DAY 5: Saigon Motorbike Tour to Hanoi on Ho Chi Minh trail & Coastline: Nha Trang Motorbike Tour to Quy Nhon (B/L/-)

Depart a morning drive of 250 km across picturesque coastal plains to Quy Nhon - a small secluded beach city developing. Lunch stop on the way. Upon arrival, a new destination for relaxation where romantic seaside resorts with impeccable service can be found. Check in seaside hotel.  Rest of the day at leisure.
Summary:
Distance:  260 km (7 hours of riding)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Activities: Sightseeing & beach relaxation
Accommodation: hotel
 

DAY 6: Saigon Motorbike Tour to Hanoi on Ho Chi Minh trail & Coastline: Quy Nhon Motorbike Tour to Hoi An (B/L/-)

Depart at 8:00 a.m from your hotel at Quy Nhon to Hoi An. Overland to Hoi An with sightseeing enroute, visit Garden of Statues to memorize the Geniuses  in medical field. Continue driving through the peaceful countryside, rice fields, salt fields at Sa Huynh and beautiful hills and along beautiful coast to Quy Nhon city
By the end of day, we'll arrive Hoi An which was originally a Cham seaport but has been influenced down centuries by a myriad of traders from various cultures


Summary:
Distance:  230 km (6 hours of riding)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Activities: Sightseeing, boat trip to see islands & beach relaxation
Accommodation: hotel
 

DAY 7: Saigon Motorbike Tour to Hanoi on Ho Chi Minh trail & Coastline: Hoi An Sightseeing Tour on Motorbikes (B/-/-)

After having breakfast at hotel, you'll guided to visit highlights in Hoi AnSaigon Motorbike Tour to Hanoi on Ho Chi Minh trail & Coastline
There are plenty to see in this tranquil and delightful town, some of which are the famous Japanese Covered Bridges, the Pottery Museum, the 200 years old Tamky House, the Chua Ong Pagoda and the vibrant market. We include these sites in an enchanting walking tour past many low tiled houses scattered along the small streets and assembly halls which reflect the town's multi-cultural past
Afternoon: you'll guided to ride to the countryside of the town to visit peaceful villages, lagoons, beaches...
 

Summary:
Distance:  100 km (2 hours of riding)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Activities: Sightseeing & beach relaxation
Accommodation: hotel
Meals:   Breakfast
 

DAY 8: Saigon Motorbike Tour to Hanoi on Ho Chi Minh trail & Coastline: Hoi An Motorbike Tour to Hue via Da Nang (B/L/D)

In this morning, we will keep on riding along the coastal line via Da Nang thenHai Van Pass, where we could look down from the top to view the splendid beauties of Lang Co beach and ocean then time to refresh yourself by a cup of coffee before heading straight to Hue
Upon arrival in Hue, you will have to time to ride around this ancient citadel to explore some highlights with Imperial Citadel and Royal Tombs or boat trip on Perfume Pagoda.
Time to check in at hotels


Summary
Distance:  180 km
Accommodation: Hotel in Hue
Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
 

DAY 9: Saigon Motorbike Tour to Hanoi on Ho Chi Minh trail & Coastline: Hue Motorbike Tour to DMZ & Khe Sanh (B/L/D)

Departing from Hue we ride along highway 1 to Quang Tri town, visiting Long Hung Church and Quang Tri Old Citadel which was a battlefield in 1972 between North and South Vietnam for 81 days and nights.
Then, we will ride along the coast from Cua Viet Beach to Cua Tung Beach a long stretch of beautiful and peaceful coastline. Next we visit the Vinh Moc tunnels and explore the Demilitarized Zone, stopping for lunch at the Doc Mieu Firebase.
In the afternoon we will have short stop at Truong Son cemetary to pay respects to the soldiers who fought and died on the trail during the American War. Continuing west on highway 9, we will climb into the Truong Son foothills, pass the Rock Pile and stop at some villages and beautiful natural springs and waterfalls near the highway.
Approx 5pm we arrive in Khe Sanh which was established as a forward base by General Westmoreland near Laos to secure highway 9. Check in to hotel, free time at night.


Summary
Distance:  200 km
Accommodation: Hotel in Khe Sanh
Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
 

DAY 10: Saigon Motorbike Tour to Hanoi on Ho Chi Minh trail & Coastline: Khe Sanh Motorbike Tour to Phong Nha Cave (B/L/D)

After breakfast visit the Khe Sanh combat base, then we ride the Saigon Motorbike Tour to Hanoi on Ho Chi Minh trail & Coastlinewest Ho Chi Minh trail, today you have the chance to see the real trail with its mind-blowing, spectacular scenery - lots of jungle, mountains, waterfalls and villages of the Paco and Van Kieu Minorities.
We will ride through the Sa Mu pass, se pang heng river, Lang Ho village, U bo pass, areas made famous in the American war.
Tonight we stay in Son Trach village near the entrance to the Phong Na-Ke Bang National Park


Summary
Distance:  150 km
Accommodation: Hotel in Phong Nha
Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
 

DAY 11: Saigon Motorbike Tour to Hanoi on Ho Chi Minh trail & Coastline:  Phong Nha Motorbike Tour to Tan Ky (Nghe An) (B/L/D)

Today we travel through beautiful countryside on the journey from Phong Nha to Tan Ky. Passing Tea plantations, rice fields, ethnic minority villages, mountains, valleys and streams before arriving in Tan Ky late afternoon.


Summary
Distance:  260 km
Accommodation: Hotel in Tan Ky – Nghe An
Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 
DAY 12: Saigon Motorbike Tour to Hanoi on Ho Chi Minh trail & Coastline: Tan Ky Motorbike Tour to Cuc Phuong National Park (B/L/D)

Established in 1962, Cuc Phuong is the oldest national park in Vietnam. Cuc Phuong boasts engaging cultural and wildlife heritage and enchanting scenery. Magnificent limestone mountains rise up majestically from the green rice-terraces and traditional stilt houses of the Muong hill-tribe. Covered in a dense forest they form a habitat for some of Asia's rarest species. It is no wonder that researchers, naturalists, enthusiasts and conservationists alike are drawn to this corner of the world.


Summary
Distance:  190 km
Accommodation: Hotel in Guesthouse in Cuc Phuong
Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
 

DAY 13: Saigon Motorbike Tour to Hanoi on Ho Chi Minh trail & Coastline: Cuc Phuong Motorbike Tour to Mai Chau valley (B/L/D)

Our destination today is Mai Chau, a chain of villages surrounded bySaigon Motorbike Tour to Hanoi on Ho Chi Minh trail & Coastline a lush green valley with stilt houses bordering both sides of the roads. Many minorities, including the White Thai ethnic group, live in Mai Chau. Tonight we stay in a traditional Thai stilt house in one of the villages and you have the option of attending a Thai folk show.


Summary
Distance:  140 km
Accommodation: Home-stay in village of Mai Chau
Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 
DAY 14: Saigon Motorbike Tour to Hanoi on Ho Chi Minh trail & Coastline: Mai Chau Motorbike Tour to Hanoi (B/L/-)

In this morning, after having breakfast at the local family, we’ll ride back to Hanoi. Along the road, we’ll stop by to take photos of mountains, valleys and rice paddies.
At around 16:00, we’ll get to Hanoi. 


Summary
Distance:  150 km
Accommodation: No included
Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch
 
End of the trip
 
* Inclusions:
    + Motorbike(s) (Honda XR 250cc or Honda Baja 250cc)
    + Helmet(s)
    + Driving gears
    + Gasoline on tour
    + English speaking guide
    + Mechanic (only for group from 6 passengers)
    + Accommodation as indicated in the itinerary (based on twin or/and triple shared)
    + Homestay permission
    + Meals as indicated in the itinerary
    + Entrance fees & Sightseeing fees
    + One-way train’s carriage for Motorbikes (Hanoi to Saigon)
    + One-way flight ticket for tour guide from Hanoi to Saigon
    + Bottled water, coffee and fruits on tour
 

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