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Join us on a once-in-a-lifetime journey through some of the most spectacular areas that Vietnam has to offer. The trip leads us to traverse through the scenic coastal roads, stunning landscapes in the heart of the Central Highlands. Our ride winds our way through the breathtaking routes along the Ho Chi Minh Trail and Truong Son Mountain Ranges.
We experience the diverse cultures of ethnic minority groups who live in remote regions. Get to explore the ruins of My Son Holy Land and the ancient town of Hoi An, the two world heritage sites of Vietnam
We’d love to invite all history lovers and adventure seekers. The combination of epic motorcycle riding and amazing landscape will simply make you wish your Easy Rider Trip took longer.
We meet and pick you up at the hotel where you stay in Saigon around 08:30 am on the date of your choice. We ride out of the busy Saigon for the countryside, and then take the ferry across the scenic Saigon River. Our drive leads us through the beautiful winding roads alongside the rubber plantations and stop to learn how the locals take latex from the rubber trees. We will then visit Minh Dam Army Base to witness the harsh conditions of the battle between the Americans and Vietnamese during the war before 1975. The Thuong Chieu Monastery Pagoda, a beautifully crafted religious structure, is not to be missed. Take some time to relax as you dip your body in the hot water springs of Binh Chau. Open your mind and enlighten yourself about the wonders of Buddhism with a visit to the historic vestige Dinh Mountain . Ride to the peaceful beach of Long Hai and stay overnight.
Enjoy the great ride along the beautiful coastline, stop at Ke Ga Lighthouse, the oldest lighthouse in South East Asia, to have some great shots of this scenic landscape. On our way riding to Mui Ne, we will stop at Van Thuy Tu Temple to experience the special culture of the local fishermen worshiping the skeleton of an enormous whale. And the ancient Champa Towers are well-worth a visit to learn about the Cham hill tribe and culture. You might want to cool off in the ocean of Mui Ne Beach after a hot day riding. We will enjoy a pleasant night in Mui Ne
Leave Mui Ne in the early morning to visit the highlights of the area such as: Fishing Village, Fairy Springs, Red Canyon, 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 stunning curvy mountain roads of the Central Highlands and stop at the K'ho ethnic minority village where you will witness their unique culture, wild lifestyle and enjoy their natural hospitality. Arrive in Bao Loc about 5 pm. Check in and stay overnight.
Leaving Bao Loc for Dalat, visit the green tea farms, the cascade waterfall, Pongour, mushroom farms, Elephant Waterfall, silkworm villages and silk processing chains, coffee plantations and learn how the highlanders process coffee in their traditional way. This is a great chance for you to try the famous “Weasel Coffee” in Vietnam. We continue along the winding mountain trail and you have an opportunity to take photos of some of the most spectacular views in the Central Highlands of Vietnam. Our following stops are the vegetable and flower farms where you will observe the farmers cultivating their many goods on the farms. Arrive in the beautiful mountain city, Dalat around 4 p.m. Enjoy 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 enjoy 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, Flower Market, Dalat Former Railway Station, and many more. Next it’s off to the countryside on the way to the Central Highlands. Enjoy the ride 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.
Take a walk through the Jun Village to experience the M’nong hill tribe’s traditional culture and their daily life. You might want to ride an elephant or boat to explore the other side of stunning Lak Lake where you could have some great shots of the sunrise on the lake or fishermen. Get 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 being in the nature, fascinating panoramic view of whole village. Stop at the brick factory and learn how the locals produce bricks with their old traditional way.
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 Vietnam War before 1975 and the peaceful life after 4 decades of independence. We take some time to stop at some small villages in the remote countryside to experience how the daily life of the farmers 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. Ride to the Kon K’tu village where you open the knowledge about the Ede hill tribe’s culture, custom and their unique traditional Rong House. Get back to town about 5 pm and stay overnight.
Riding the Ho Chi Minh Trail is 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: Ch’ru, Bana, Ede who live in the East of Truong Son Mountain ranges. The well-known Phoenix Airport and Charlie Hill are interesting areas for a couple of stops to learn how the locals struggled throughout the war. Get to Kham Duc, a small mountain town on Ho Chi Minh trail and stay overnight.
Explore the colorful local market of the mountain town of Kham Duc in the early morning to learn how the locals trade their goods is delightful. Get 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, at the hotel about 04:00 pm and explore this beautiful town on foot.
We have an easy and free day to explore this picturesque town on foot.
After saying goodbye to our friendly host, we ride to Marble Mountain where you are able to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the area and panoramic view of Da Nang City. Get back on the bike and enjoy the smooth ride through the great coastline roads. We will then travel up to the stunning winding Hai Van Mountain Pass, into the often cloud-shrouded skies. At the top we stop and soak into the spectacular views of Vietnam's most scenic spots. The downward descent is no less exciting this afternoon. We continue riding through the peaceful small villages in the isolated countryside. Reaching to Bho Hoong Village and experience this hill tribe culture and their traditional Rong House. Arrive in P’rao around 5 pm, check in and explore this small town on foot
Enjoy the great ride and landscape along the Ho Chi Minh trail. Stop at ethnic minority villages of Ta Oai and Ba Co to learn about their rural life as well as enjoy their natural hospitality. You then might want to dip your body in the natural hot water springs after a long ride to relax.
We begins the afternoon, winding through the A Shau Valley, a ruggedly beautiful valley that became famous during the American War as the site of many battles, the most famous being Khe Sanh, where we stay for the night.
After having breakfast, we step back into Vietnamese history by visiting Ta Con Airbase, Khe Sanh Museum and former combat base, which was under siege for 67 days.
We resume back on our motorbike and follow the winding and scenic national route 9 to get to Vietnam-Laos Border, and finish the memorable adventure with Easy Riders Vietnam