8 days 7 nights
One of the most interesting aspects of this trip is it’s distinctive culture. Adventure travelers will enjoy an eight-day immersion into this captivating environment, riding stunning rural Central Highlands roads, staying in traditional Long House and enjoying delicious Vietnamese cuisine.
This wonderful motorbike tour is carefully designed attractions that will fulfill the promise of seeing the real experience of Vietnam.
Your Easy Riders Vietnam tour guide will meet and greet you at the hotel/hostel where you stay in Mui Ne. After our introduction, we head out for our exciting motorbike adventure. We take a visit to the fascinating Fairy Springs before skirting along the winding coastal roads of Mui Ne. We then stop to check out some of the highlights of the area, including: Fishing Village and White Sand Dunes. Get back on the motorbike and ride through the dragon fruit farms, you might want to get some of these fresh fruits and try them for yourself. We continue to ride to the picturesque curvy mountain roads, into the remote Central Highlands where you'll witness K'ho ethnic minority hill tribes to learn and experience their rich and unique culture, their wild lifestyle and natural hospitality. Our final stretch of the day encounters the amazing isolated villages and green forests. Arrive in Bao Loc about 5 pm. Check in and stay overnight.
Setting out from Bao Loc early, we twist and turn our way into the mountain town, Da Lat. We take time to explore the rural life of local farmers who cultivate their goods on the lands, such as: tea, mushroom, flowers, and coffee. Our visit also includes the 2 magnificent waterfalls that Langbian Plateau has to offer: Pongour and Elephant. We begin our afternoon, winding the stunning mountain roads and you have a great opportunity to take photos of some of the most spectacular views in the Central Highlands, Vietnam. Arrive in the so-called "Eternal Spring City", Dalat, enjoying a refreshing escape from the heat in this cool mountain climate. Many aspects of the culture and architecture in Dalat were strongly influenced by the French. Take some time to explore and admire this gorgeous city, full of exceptionally friendly people and have a great night in Dalat
Leave 'Le Petite Paris' after visiting the highlights of the city including the Crazy House, Dragon Pagoda, Dalat Former Railway Station, and many more. Next it’s off to the countryside on the way to the Central Highlands. Enjoy the ride through the winding mountain passes 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.
We have some time to trek through the lush green rainforests and take delight in the breath-taking nature of the Central Highlands. We continue our ride through the vast rice fields and observe the rice agriculture of the M'nong ethnic minority people as well as enjoy their smiling faces coming home from their fields.
We arrive at our beautiful hotel that faces to Lak Lake in the early evening, check in and stay overnight.
Awake to the sounds of the rural village, enjoy breakfast and a cup of coffee as you watch the morning activities of the M'nong Ethic Minorities, heading to the fields or rowing their wooden boats to fish on the lake. We'll take a walk through Jun Village to experience the rustic M’nong’s traditional culture and their daily life. Resume 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 of being in the nature, fascinating panoramic view of whole village. Stop at the brick factory and learn how the hard-working locals produce bricks with their old traditional way.
Riding to Dray Sap waterfall via the scenic winding jungle paths, we witness the magnificent 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 the Vietnam War before 1975 and the peaceful life after 4 decades of independence. We take some time to stop at the rustic villages in the remote countryside to experience the locals' daily life 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.
Reach to the Kon K’tu village where you open the knowledge about the Bahna hill tribe’s culture and tradition remaining untouched by time making this isolated and surprisingly beautiful region home to one of the most authentic minorities to remain in Vietnam. Get back on the bike and ride to our hotel.
Riding the Ho Chi Minh Trail is a truly 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: Se Dang, Gie Trieng, Co Tu who live in the East of Truong Son Mountain Ranges. The historic sites, including Dak To - Tan Canh Battle Fields, Phoenix Airport and Charlie Hill are interesting sites for a couple of stops to learn how the locals struggled throughout the Vietnam War. Get to Kham Duc, a small mountain town on Ho Chi Minh trail and stay overnight.
Rise and shine for last day touring motorcycle with Easy Riders Vietnam. Explore the colorful local market of the mountain town of Kham Duc in the early morning to learn how the locals trade their goods are delightful. We resume 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, an UNESCO World Heritage Site, at the hotel of your choice before sunset and finish our exciting motorbike adventure.