This is the most special tour which we combined both Northern Vietnam And Ho Chi Minh Trail
Joining the tour with Vietnam Motorcycle Ride, you can experience not only northern Vietnam areas with the splendid mountain ranges, the infinite terraced paddy fields and the hill tribes but also the legendary Ho Chi Minh Trail with the relics and vestiges of the historical years in Vietnam War.
During 11 day tour with Vietnam motorbike tours, you will ride through many famous landmarks, from Sapa, Mu Cang Chai, Mai Chau on the north until Hue, Hoi An in the center of Vietnam. That combination will bring you the best moments with Vietnam motorcycle tours, which can hardly be found in other companies in Vietnam.
DAY 0: TAKE NIGHT TRAIN TO SAPA
We will start the tour by taking the night train to Sapa. Our Vietnam motorbike crew will come and pick you up at the hotel and start the Vietnam motorbike tours.
After 8 hours on the sleeping compartment on the train, you will come to Lao Cai town. We go straight to the hotel nearby, take a break, have breakfast to prepare for the 11 long day tour on northern area of Vietnam.
DAY 1: SHORT MOTORBIKE TOUR TO SAPA ( B, L. D ) 100
Today’s riding will be short and really enjoyable when our Vietnam motorcycle crew hit the road to Sapa at 9: 00 am. This town is located at around 1600m above sea level. It could be the best part of northern Vietnam motorbike tours with the glorious views of mountains with the rustic villages and the terraced rice fields. You can enjoy the cooling atmosphere of a morning on that high latitude.
After lunch time in Sapa town, our north Vietnam motorcycle tours will ride around Sapa town to see the Muong Hoa valley surrounded by high hills and beautiful mountain, where is the home of many ethnic minorities in Sapa. You can enjoy the wonderful sceneries of local life here when visiting some indigenous tribes of Zay, Tay, Mong people, scattering along the valley.
We come back to Sapa town at about 4: 00pm and end the 1st day tour with motorbike tours North Vietnam.
DAY 3: SAPA – THAN UYEN ( B, L, D ) 110 KM
You will have time to take a short riding around Sapa in the morning to enjoy the colorful mountainous market and drop in the Cat Cat village of H’Mong people.
After lunch, motorbike tour in North Vietnam keeps riding to Than Uyen by crossing O Quy Ho pass- one of the most marvelous and charming pass in the northern of Vietnam, also the natural link between Lao Cai and Son La province. From this pass, with the height of 2000m above the sea level, you can see the masterpieces of nature with Hoang Lien mountain ranges and the far-away valleys in the clouds and fog.
We come to Than Uyen before the sunset and have one night in this lovely town. Ends the highlight northern Vietnam motorbike tours.
DAY 4: THAN UYEN – MU CANG CHAI – PHU YEN ( B, L, D ) 220 KM
From Than Uyen, our Vietnam motorcycle tour continues to ride to Mu Cang Chai, Tu Le and other attractions along the way. This route is another highlight of northern Vietnam motorbike tours when crossing many natural landmarks.
In the afternoon, we will have a short riding through many peaceful villages of ethnic people. It will be a really relaxing afternoon after an intense riding day.
We stay in the hotel in Phu Yen for the 4th night of north Vietnam motorbike tours.
DAY 5: PHU YEN – MAI CHAU ( B, L, D ) 150 KM
Coming to the 5th day with Vietnam motorbike tours, we will have a joyful driving from Phu Yen to Mai Chau. After getting out of Phu Yen for 15 minutes, we will ride along the Da River and enjoy the winding road will picturesque landscapes on 2 sides of the road. Riding along the Da River can remind you of the routes on the Ho Chi Minh Trail when we ride along the coastal lines.
After crossing the Da River by ferry, our Vietnam motorbike crew will head up to Moc Chau plateau, which is really well-known for the enormous tea plantations and the cooling weather year around.
After a simple lunch in the restaurant, motorcycle tour northern Vietnam will ride southward to Mai Chau valley, on the old road named Hua Tat pass- a famous path constructed during the French colonization time.
We will finish the northern Vietnam motorbike tours in Mai Chau at late afternoon and have one night staying here in the homestay of local people.
DAY 6: MAI CHAU – TAN KY ( B, L, D ) 270 KM
Today will be the first steps on Ho Chi Minh legendary trail tour. After farewell to local host, we will ride on the rugged roads and then enjoy the winding pass along the Ma River until we reach Cam Thuy for lunch.
After that, we will ride on the easy path of Ho Chi Minh trail to Tan Ky town and check in at the hotel around 5 pm. Finish a long day of Vietnam motorbike tours from North to South.
DAY 7: TAN KY – PHONG NHA – KE BANG ( B, L, D ) 280 KM
After the breakfast, we continue the Ho Chi Minh Trail motorbike trips with many marvelous sceneries on 2 sides of road.
Our Vietnam motorbike crew hits the road to Phong Nha-Ke Bang, the national park with the biggest and largest cave ever recorded in the world. Phong Nha-Ke Bang was recognized as the natural world heritage since 2003, with the special and unique karst formation for a long time (400 million years ago). Passing through many changes in geological structures, tourists can see the massive and huge cave with the glorious stalagmites inside the cave.
If we can reach Phong Nha Ke Bang early, we will have time to enjoy the boat tour on the river to some underground river caves. Ends the great day of motorbike tours in Vietnam.
DAY 8: PHONG NHA – KHE SANH ( B, L, D ) 240 KM
The riding on the 8th day could be the spotlight of Vietnam motorbike tours on Ho Chi Minh Trail when our experienced guide will take you on the west side of Ho Chi Minh Trail to Khe Sanh.
This western side of Ho Chi Minh trail was very special in the war because it could not be found in the war by American soldiers so it was not bombarded or destroyed in Vietnam War. This route cuts through the Phong Nha Ke Bang national park for more than 200km. You can enjoy the sound of forests and mountains when riding through this peaceful and quiet area. The west route found by our Vietnam motorbike crew which no way can be copied.
After riding through Phong Nha Ke Bang national park, our Vietnam motorcycle team will take a drop in Khe Sanh US Marine Base, which used to be a severe battlefield in the war time, to know and understand more about the hard periods of local people here.
The long day will be ended up in a lovely hotel nearby. Enjoy your night before we kick off for the next interesting days with Vietnam motorbike tours.
DAY 9: KHE SANH – VINH MOC TUNNEL – HUE ( B, L, D ) 180 KM
Today, Ho Chi Minh Trail Motorbike Tours will ride from the west to the east on the big roads, get closer to the coastal areas of Vietnam and see many historical places such as Museum of 17th parallel, the boundary between the North and the South of Vietnam in the war periods, Hien Luong bridge, Vinh Moc tunnel, etc..
Our Vietnam motorbike team continues to ride along the highway No.1 from Quang Tri to Hue. We will reach Hue at roughly 4:30 pm and ends the 9th day with Vietnam motorcycle tours on Ho Chi Minh Trail
DAY 10: HUE SIGHTSEEING ( B, L )
We will have a relaxing day to enjoy Hue city with Vietnam motorbike tour on Ho Chi Minh trail. In detail, you have 2 options to select:
Option 1: you can sightsee Hue city on the bus tour to visit some famous sites in and around Hue city, and spend another half day for leisure activities or enjoy Royal Music on perfume river while boat touring back from Thien Mu pagoda.
Option 2: Enjoy the short motorbike tours Central Vietnam, including the citadel and systems of pagodas and King’s tombs in the suburban areas. You can enjoy the stunning gastronomy of Hue for dinner, in your free time.
DAY 11: HUE – HOI AN ( B, L ) 170 KM
Coming to the last day with Central Vietnam motorbike tours on Ho Chi Minh Trail, we will have fascinating moments when riding in the coastal roads. In the morning, after getting out of this romantic city, we will ride to Thuan An beach, the famous one in Hue.
After that, we keep following the highway 1 and ride to Hoi An. Our Vietnam motorbike crew will pass many fishing villages, the Hai Van pass, which is considered as the most marvelous and glorious pass in Vietnam with the stunning view to the Lang Co bay and the ocean. It is the difference between northern Vietnam motorbike tours and Vietnam motorcycle trip on Ho Chi Minh Trail
We will come to Hoi An around 4:00 pm and end the 11 day tour with the experienced Vietnam motorbike team. Hopefully, you did enjoy a long motorbike tour with us through many beautiful places along the legendary Ho Chi Minh Trail.