Ho Chi Minh Motorcycle Tour from Hanoi to Da Nang – 10 days

Duration : 10/Days
Destination : Hanoi → Thac Ba → Phu Yen → Mai Chau → Cua Lo → Phong Nha Ke Bang → Khe Sanh → Vinh Moc → Hue → Hai Van Pass → Hoi An → Da Nang

From: $1,690/person

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The amazing  Ho Chi Minh Motorcycle Tour from Hanoi to Da Nang – 10 days  is the best journey in Vietnam, with the historic Ho Chi Minh trail, the path of dew, blood, and tears of Vietnamese people. This journey will make your travel days in Vietnam more meaningful.

The Ho Chi Minh Trail Vietnam is a 3000 km road that connects  North and South Vietnam. Having had strategic significance during the Vietnam-American war, it’s no coincidence that this trail takes you through numerous cultural and historical landmarks along the length of Vietnam. This Vietnam Motorbike Tours from Hanoi to Hoi An will take you across Northern and Central Vietnam, from mountains to beaches, forests to highlands, and show you the raw beauty of Vietnam changing from one road turn to another. You’ll trace along the open highway, trek treacherous back-roads, scale sky-high mountain passes, and navigate lively jungles.

  • Departure: From 01 person
  • ThemeNature/Soft Adventure, Traditional culture
  •   SuitableTravel with friends, Active traveler, Solo traveler
ITINERARY

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

+ One of the best tours of the Ho Chi Minh Trail is the combination of the wonderful mountain road to the north and the central sea 

+ Discover the most outstanding tourist attractions from the mountains to the north to the central waters 

The great combination between on-road and off-road, one of the greatest Vietnam Motorcycle Tours so far in Vietnam 

+ the tour is not such a long one but past the typical places of north and center of Vietnam, especially of the route of Ho Chi Minh and places like Mai Chau valley, Phong Nha Ke Bang, Hue, Da Nang,…

+ the diverse culture and rich food in each zone of Vietnam from north to central Vietnam, from tribes to the food of the kings 

+ better understand the war between Vietnam and Americans, especially about the devastating war in which Vietnam had passed.

 

Day 1Hanoi to Thac Ba Motorbike Tour on Ho Chi Minh Trail

Unlike most tour operators that would stick to the easy route (National Highway 2, National Highway 70), we picked out a combination of much more exclusive and quieter routes that leads you through quaint back-roads and new off-road tracks to Thac Ba. Once we get there, we’ll hop on a boat ride around Thac Ba lake, join in the simple yet exciting life of the local Dao, and spend the night with a local family. We will finish the first day riding with Vietnam Motobike Tour Club Team with safe and fun before sunset.

Summary: 

Distance: 180 km

Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Homestay

Thac Ba motorbike tour

Day 2Thac Ba to Phu Yen Motorbike Tour on Ho Chi Minh Trail

We will be driving through rice terraces draping over hillsides, back-to-back winding passes, and fruit gardens that stretch as far as the eyes can see. We’ll be stopping at an orange garden so you flaunt your photography skill, taste the region’s sweet nectar, and talk to the local ethnic minorities. We can offer offroad options for those who want to try a little funny and muddy road. So that you can have more interesting experiences riding through untouched local villages and untouched Offroad Route. that the way we organize amazing north Vietnam motorbike tours.

Summary: 

Distance: 210 km

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel/ Homestay

Phu Yen motorbike tours

Day 3Phu Yen to Mai Chau Motorbike Tour on Ho Chi Minh Trail

We’ll continue our journey with a cloud hunt at some 2000 meters above sea level in Ta Xua commune. You’ll witness an ever-changing sea of clouds underfoot throughout our quarter-hour hunt. This will take your breath away, but it’s only for the skilled. Afterward, we’ll ride along the Black River, enjoying the beauty of mountains and riverbank. We’ll cross the river on the Van Yen ferry and arrive for lunch at Moc Chau. Once lunch is made, we’ll continue exploring the Moc Chau plateau with its green-draped tea hills, peach, and apricot hills. We can also head to Hua Tat Pass’s peak for the breathtaking view.

From then on, we have various routes to Mai Chau for your choosing. Some are safe, easy riding, while others are beautiful off-road, demanding a little more experience than usual from our riders. There are many options for each riding group, and this kind of tour is mixed on-road and Offroad riding, so depending on our skill group, we have more chances to try hard Vietnam Motorcycle Tours or easy and above, depending on the time and weather we got. Choosing one amazing motorcycle Tours with Vietnam Motorbike Tour Club Team will be a great choice so far for all riders all over the World. Homestay at Thai people’s house.

Summary: 

Distance: 220 km

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Homestay

 North West Vietnam

Day 4Mai Chau to Cua Lo Motorbike Tour on Ho Chi Minh Trail

After breakfast and bidding farewell to our friendly Thai hosts, we’ll continue our tour of the region’s Southwest. There aren’t many things more therapeutic than driving along the Ma river, across rice fields, sugarcane fields, and bamboo forests. After hours of braving bumpy roads and seductive scenery, we arrive at the Ho Chi Minh trail, the South’s legendary route during the Vietnam-American war.

Despite being considerably repaired and renovated, this trail still possesses indescribable views on both sides of the road. If the Northwestern region is full of imposing yet spectacular mountains, then this North-eastern area – also known as the Ha Long bay on land, is famous for its limestone mountains with corn and cassava fields. We’ll reach Cua Lo at about 5 p.m, settle in our seaside hotel, and enjoy the rest of the day off. We can have one seafood diner nearby Cua Lo beach. And finish safe 4th riding day with Vietnam Motorbike Tour Club Team.

Summary: 

Distance: 290 km

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Seaside Hotel

Northwest to Central Vietnam,

Day 5Cua Lo to Phong Nha Ke Bang Motorbike Tour on Ho Chi Minh Trail

Time for a change of scene. Bidding goodbye to the humbling feeling of snuggling up between ranges of stoic mountains and vast cradling valleys, we’ll be riding along the coastline of Central Vietnam. We’ll trace the length of winding roads that lean against mountains looking out over the pristine beaches like the prettiest muse lying back on a penthouse balcony with a premium seaside view. We’ll reach Dong Loc T-junction just after lunch, a vital strategic road point in the Vietnam-American war. From then on, we’ll continue along the Ho Chi Minh trail, getting closer to the Vietnam-Laos border with more and more limestone mountains. We’ll reach Son Trach Commune outside Phong Nha Ke Bang National park at 4:30 pm. If time and weather permit, we will take a boat ride to explore one of the biggest caves in the world, among this unique world heritage cavern system.

Phong Nha Ke Bang is a national park and UNESCO World Heritage Site in Quang Binh province. Phong Nha caves and Ke Bang forest, the national park houses the world’s largest limestone cavern system with the longest underground river, including the largest cave in the world: Son Doong.

Summary: 

Distance: 210

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Homestay/ Hotel 

central vietnam motorbike tours to cua lo

Day 6Phong Nha to Khe Xanh Motorbike Tour on Ho Chi Minh Trail

Unlike most tour operators who would choose the new Ho Chi Minh trail in Vietnam, we’ll take you through the old route Westwards across the Ke Bang forest in the Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park. This trail was carefully concealed during wartime to avoid US and South Vietnam troops. Throughout 200 km, you will scarcely see people, let alone bikes. You might, instead, spot a few wild animals, pristine forest land, and paramount mountains. Once we clear the forest, we’ll arrive at the former US army base in Khe Sanh. This was a hot zone and a strategic location during the Vietnam-American war. We’ll stroll around the old airbase and Marine base and visit the Khe Sanh museum.

Summary: 

Distance: 230 km

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel/ Homestay

Discover and experience real Ho Chi Minh trail and war exploits

Day 7Khe Sanh - Vinh Moc tunnel - Hue Motorbike Tour on Ho Chi Minh Trail

Leaving Khe Sanh and the Ho Chi Minh trail, we’ll take the historical Route 9 west-bounds to the coastline and visit various war monuments: Hien Luong bridge, Latitude 17 museum, and Vinh Moc tunnel in the DMZ. This massive tunnel system housed and protected entire villages and military personnel from constant bombing by the US air force, with the complete living quarters, kitchen, sick bay, etc. After lunch, we’ll continue along the central coastline to Hue city. If time permits, we’ll stop by Quang Tri’s ancient citadel for a quick tour.

Summary: 

Distance: 180 km

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel

Vietnam motorbike tours- Ho Chi Minh Trail

Day 8Hue Motorbike Tour - Sightseeing

We won’t be riding much today. In the morning, we’ll join a boat tour on the Huong River (Perfume River) and visit the sacred Thien Mu temple. Afterward, we’ll tour the royal citadel, Nguyen kings’ mausoleums, and other landmarks in this poignant ancient capital. Or we can dive into the culinary scene and enjoy the special bun bo Nam Bo, the many distinctive Hue cake snacks, and many of Hue’s special cuisines.

hue motorbike tours

Day 9Hue to Hoi An Motorbike Tour on Ho Chi Minh Trail

Saying goodbye to Hue, we drive Southwards Hoi An. We’ll come across Phuoc Tuong, Phu Gia passes, and the beautiful Lang Co beach before reaching Hai Van pass – one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world. If the weather is fine and clear, you may be able to see Hue and Da Nang city from a distance! Then we’ll continue along Da Nang beach and end our day in Hoi An.

Hoi an motorbike tours

Day 10Hoi An to Da Nang Motorbike Tour on Ho Chi Minh Trail

We’ll start our last day with a gentle walk around Hoi An and its Old Quarter landmarks. We can also join a boat ride on the Thu Bon river around the city. After lunch, we’ll head back to Da Nang and end our 10-day tour at a hotel. The 10-day Hanoi to Da Nang Motorbike Tour on Ho Chi Minh Trail is a long journey with many difficult challenges but an unforgettable experience for travelers in Vietnam. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us, and we will organize a most memorable journey.

worth living in Vietnam

END OF TOUR

LUXURY PRICE

Vietnam motorbike tours prices for a guided Vietnam motorcycle tour

*Full package, no hidden cost surprises

Guided Tour

(On-road)

Hymalaya / Versy 300

Honda CB 500x

BMW GS1200

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Three people310 USD/day/person315 USD/day/person495 USD/day/person
From four people290 USD/day/person299 USD/day/person475 USD/day/person

Guided Tour

(Under 20% Off-road)

Honda XR150L

Honda CRF300L

Suzuki DRZ 400

One person219 USD/day/person249 USD/day/person259 USD/day/person
Two people199 USD/day/person219 USD/day/person239 USD/day/person
Three people179 USD/day/person199 USD/day/person219 USD/day/person
From four people169 USD/day/person189 USD/day/person209 USD/day/person

Guided Tour

(From 50% Off-road)

Honda XR150L

Honda CRF300L

Suzuki DRZ400

One person239 USD/day/person269 USD/day/person279 USD/day/person
Two people219 USD/day/person239 USD/day/person259 USD/day/person
Three people199 USD/day/person219 USD/day/person239 USD/day/person
From four people189 USD/day/person209 USD/day/person229 USD/day/person

Luxury Price Includes :

  • Well-experienced English Speaking Tour Guide (also good at Mechanical Skills – Photographer)
  • Recent & Well-Maintained CRF 300L – Gasoline
  • 25% Riding Time Offroad per day ( Enduro Routes upon your request )
  • Good Accommodation: 4-star hotels – resort based on twin rooms and high standard homestay to know more about the cultures.
  • All meals on tour: Enjoy local food in every region you visit.
  • Water – Solf Drinks
  • Boat trips on Lakes or Rivers – Ferry
  • All entrance tickets/ Permits to remote areas
  • International Airport Pickup – Drop Off
  • 1 Night of Ethnic Entertainment at Homestay for a group from 2 riders
  • Helmets – Gloves – Protection Guard for Elbows & Knees – Pants (If we have your size )
  • Riding Shirt for souvenirs
  • Hotel Before the Tour
  • 4G simcard
  • Overnight Train Ticket (soft bed) and bike shipping fee from Lao Cai – Sapa

Luxury Price Excludes :

  • Personal insurance – Travel insurance (this is at your own risk)
  • Motorbike insurance to Cover any damages to the motorcycle (Click here to know more)
  • Air ticket – Visa fee (approximately 25 USD/person, depending on nationality)
  • Tip, personal expenses, and other expenses not described in the itinerary
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Single Supplement for Single Occupancy
  • The Hotel After riding

Luxury Price Notes :

  • For a group of from
    • 5 riders, The professional Mechanic comes for free
    • 10 riders, a Pickup Truck is free for escorting ( Under 10 riders, it will be USD 150 / 1 day)
  • A single stay will cost USD 40 / 1 night / 1 single room.
  • The cameraman costs USD 200 / 1 day (Flycam – professional photos and clips)
  • If tours do not depart/ end at the departure spot, the surcharge for bike shipping to/ back to the departure spot is USD 90 / 1 dirtbike – USD 200 / 1 above 500cc bike
  • VAT Excluded from the price, VAT 10% will be added to the total price upon your REQUEST.
Bikes with stadard price

Group of 1XR 150L220 USD / 1 day / 1 rider
Group of 2XR 150L150 USD / 1 day / 1 rider

Group of 1CRF 250L240 USD / 1 day / 1 rider
Group of 2CRF  250L170 USD / 1 day / 1 rider
STANDARD PRICE INCLUDES :
  • English Speaking Tour Guide (Good at mechanical skills – Photographer)
  • Recent & Well-Maintained CRF 250L – Gasoline
  • At least 25% riding offroad per day (Please let us know if you only like riding on-road)
  • Good Accommodation: 3 hotels based on twin rooms or homestay.
  • All meals on tour: Enjoy local food in every region you visit.
  •  Water – Solf Drinks
  • Boat trips on Lakes or Rivers – Ferry
  • All entrance tickets/ Permits to remote areas
  • International Airport Pickup – Drop Off
  • 1 Night of Ethnic Entertainment at Homestay for a group from 2 riders
  • Helmets – Gloves – Protection Guard for Elbows & Knees – Pants (If we have your size)
STANDARD PRICE EXCLUDES:
  • Personal insurance – Travel insurance (this is at your own risk)
  • Motorbike insurance to Cover any damages to the motorcycle (Click here to know more)
  • Air ticket – Visa fee (approximately 25 USD/person, depending on nationality)
  • Tip, drinks, personal expenses, and other expenses not described in the itinerary
  • Single Supplement for Single Occupancy
  • The Hotel at night Before / After riding
STANDARD PRICE NOTES:
  • Pickup Truck for escorting cost USD 150 / 1 day
  • A single stay will cost USD 30 / 1 night / 1 single room.
  • The cameraman costs USD 200 / 1 day (Flycam – professional photos and clips)
  • If tours do not depart/ end at the departure spot, the surcharge for bike shipping to/ back to the departure spot is USD 90 / 1 dirtbikeUSD 200 / 1 above 500cc bike
    VAT Excluded from the price, VAT 10% will be added to the total price upon your REQUES

BOOKING CONDITIONS

1. Deposits and Payment Policy

  • We require a deposit of 30% of the total upon confirmation of booking tour. The remaining balance will be paid 45 days before departure. Your booking may be considered canceled if the full balance is not received by Vietnam Motorbike Tours Club by that time.
  • You can choose the payment method by money transfer or credit card payment with all bank transfer charges/ fees to be paid by you.
  • After receiving your payment, we will issue you the final confirmation of the detailed itinerary and services via e-mail.

2. Cancellation and Refunds

  • Vietnam Motorbike Tours Club takes no responsibility for any flight delays or scheduled changes at any stage throughout the trip.
  • We have the discretion to change the itinerary or delay the tour due to weather, local conditions, politics, or various other reasons with our notification in advance.
  • During the tour, should you be found to break any of the rules without the prior exception from the tour leader, we have the discretion to cancel the tour with no refunds applied.
  • During the tour, should your bike have minor technical problems, our guide/mechanic will attempt to fix it as quickly as possible. In the event that the bike can not be fixed within the day, we will endeavor to substitute a bike of a similar type to ensure your trip is not interrupted.
  • Should you have to cancel the tour due to special reasons, you may transfer your booking to another person. However, you will be liable for your nominee paying their monies in full.

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