Self-drive Vietnam 4x4 Tour on the Ho Chi Minh trail – 8 days

Self-driving tours have been a hot trend among young people, particularly adventurous travelers with unique experiences that you won't find in another type. The legendary Ho Chi Minh trail is always evaluated as one of the most worthy routes to conquer as it offers viewers stunning landscapes from vast green jungles to the endless sandy beaches. 

In the 8-day Vietnam 4x4 tour, we will run through 8 – famous – place itinerary including Phu Yen, Mai Chau, Tan Ky, Phong Nha, Khe Sanh, Vinh Loc Tunnel, Hue, Hoi An to experience the diversity of amazing natural beauty, exotic ethnic culture values and unique culinary features of the indigenous. 

Let’s not waste time anymore, kick off your riding and go with us. 


  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Enjoy good quality services from BM Travel Adventure
  • No need to be distracted  because of having a guide, and do not need to worry about where to eat and accommodation
  • Meet the villagers in the central region of Vietnam, they are very gentle and friendly
  • Take a 4x4 tour and learn about famous historical sites
  • The central tourist sites are extremely rich and varied, could not be fully described in an article. Hope that the information above will help you know more about the beautiful landscapes on this sunny and windy central land strip.


Day 1 Hanoi – Phu Yen (170km, 5-hour drive)

Day 2 Phu Yen – Mai Chau (170km, 6-hour drive)

Day 3 Mai Chau – Tan Ky (50km, 6-hour drive)

Day 4 Tan Ky – Phong Nha (280km, 6-hour drive)

Day 5 Phong Nha – Khe Sanh (220km, 7-hour driver)

Day 6 Khe Sanh – Vinh Moc Tunnel – Hue (200km)

Day 7 Hue Sightseeing

Day 8 Hue – Hoi An (160km, 5-hour drive)

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Option 1: ​Full-package Self-drive 4WD tours prices


Group of 1-4

Group of 5-9

Group of 10-15

1 pax in one car (solo driver) Contact Us 319 USD/person/day 279 USD/person/day
2 pax in one car Contact Us 249 USD/person/day 219 USD/person/day
3 pax in one car Contact Us 229 USD/person/day 189 USD/person/day



  • 4×4 car with material insurance
  • Local Experts: Tour-guide & mechanic with their own vehicle. For a group of 10-15, there will be an extra supporter to handle situations better if any (included in the price)
  • Safe & Exceptional Routes
  • 24/7 Dedicated Support
  • Good Accommodation (3-star hotels, homestays with great reviews on TripAdvisor)
  • All meals on tour
  • Fuel/ Gasoline
  • Boat trips on Lakes or Rivers
  • All entrance tickets/ Permits to remote areas
  • Hotel pick up
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa to Vietnam
  • Flight tickets
  • Gratuities, tips for tour guides/ drivers
  • Beverages & other personal expenses


***Important Notes:

  • These prices are based on twin-share or triple-share accommodation. For a single occupation, an extra charge of 20USD/night shall be applied. 
  • These prices can be changed (15 – 30 % lower or higher) according to the type of each tour that we will customize for you. If customers take the Ho Chi Minh Trail drive, the National road drive, or the Cross-border tour to Laos, an extra charge of 25USD/day/car shall be applied.
  • The prices listed above are applied for tours using the standard 4×4 Pickup Truck year model from 2014 as Chevrolet Colorado, Ford Ranger, Mazda BT50, Mitsubishi Triton, Toyota Hilux, Isuzu Dmax. 

Option 2: 4x4 Car + Local Experts for rent



4x4 Car Rental 125 USD/car/day
Tour Guide (compulsory) 80 USD/person/day
Mechanic (optional) 65 USD/person/day
Combo: Tour Guide + Mechanic + Their own vehicle 225 USD/day


1. The mandatory conditions for participating in a 4x4 tour

  • Having experience in driving 4x4 car and valid vehicle papers. For foreigners, an International Driving Permit is required, if you need help with the driver's license procedures, you can contact the tour operator in advance for detailed instructions.

  • In addition to the mandatory liability insurance, customers also need to know that if a customer causes an accident, leading to car damage, they will have to pay for the vehicle owner 50% of the cost of repairing and replacing parts. The cost of repair and replacement of parts will be calculated according to the price list of the vehicle manufacturer or the agreement of the customer and the vehicle owner.

2. 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.

3. 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.

Read full information at Booking Terms and Conditions

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Self-drive Vietnam 4x4 Tour on the Ho Chi Minh trail – 8 days
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