EASY RIDER 10 DAYS FROM HOI AN TO SAIGON VIA HO CHI MINH ROAD

TOUR DESCRIPTION

DAY 1: HOIAN → KHAM DUC- 130 KM

Get away from Hoian for the mountain road to visit the local businesses such as incense making, Cao Dao Temple, and tasting with the local pineapple plantation then visit the Ka Tu ethnic village. Take a walk to the beautiful waterfall and swim there. Stop for the pictures at the marvelous mountain sceneries and keep going along the mountain way to the hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel in Kham Duc

 

DAY 2: KHAM DUC → KON TUM - 180 KM

Visit the local market early in the morning and discover the daily life of Vietnamese people or the river bank before living in Kham Duc. On this day we will stop at the war monuments and battlefields where you can learn more about  Vietnam War histories like old Phoenix Airport and Charlie Hill.

Accommodation: Hotel in Kontum.

DAY 3: KONTUM → CHUSE - 110 KM

Kontum, a small and peaceful land by the Dkbla River, is a virgin land with pristine nature and intact hill-tribe cultures such as the Bahnar, the J’rai and the Sedan. The town also still retains vestiges of ancient cathedral architecture such as the wooden church (where the local orphanage lives) you can buy some gifts or candies for these kids here and play with them for a while.

After visiting the church, we are going to visit another group of ethnic people at Kon Katu village and walk around to see the special Rong house, beautiful river and local life. Our journey continues rolling on the Ho Chi Minh trail to the Sea Lake “The Eyes of Pleiku”, here is a good place to take pictures and feel nature, then visit a tea farm and Buddhist temple.

Accommodation: Hotel in Chuse.

 

DAY 4: CHU SE → BUON MA THUOT( BMT City) - 160 KM

Leaving the capital city of the central highland ( BMT), our guides will explain more about this important area during the French and American periods and visit the Dak Lak Cultural and Historical Museum (closes on Monday). Continuing our Easy Rider journey stop at the rubber plantation. We also visit some of the farms here such as the Cocoa farm and rubber farm. Relax on the hammock for a cup of coffee and ride to BMT.

Accommodation: Hotel in BMT.

DAY 5: BMT CITY→ LAK LAKE -120 KM

Leave BMT City to visit some of the local businesses in the early morning where you can see how people make incense or rice noodle making, then head to the countryside road to visit a coffee plantation and cashew plantation which is the biggest exporting product in Vietnam. After that, we might visit the local market to buy fresh chicken – baguettes for a picnic lunch in the national park (optional choices for picnic lunch or restaurant).

Enjoy your time by swimming at the most beautiful water stream next to the biggest Draysap waterfall in the south. Relaxing more time at this national park and then back to the bikes to continue our journey to Lak Lake. Before coming to Lak Lake, we will visit the cocoa plantation where you can try the real taste of chocolate and our guide will tell you how chocolate is made from.

Take the small boat or ride through the rice paddy field to enjoy nature before getting to Lak Lake.

Accommodation: Lake hotel or Homestay

 

DAY 6: LAK LAKE  → DALAT - 160 KM

Wake up early 6 am in the morning for the dug-out canoe trip to feel the beauty of the second natural lake in Vietnam for half an hour minutes (depending on the wind). After this short trip, we will go back to the hotel for breakfast and pack our luggage for the long day ride to Nhatrang. Before Leaving the wildlife of Lak Lake to Dalat City, don’t miss your chance to know more about the local culture of the M'nong people in this village, our tour guide will try their best to explain to you about their life, history and how they can earn money to live. Having lunch at the local restaurant in the middle of the day and taking a rest on the hammock. Relax and continue our motorbike trip through the stunning mountain roads and stop in the flooding village.

Head to the breathtaking countryside road to Dalat to see the beautiful landscapes and reach the coffee plantation where you will try to taste different types of coffee like Robusta, Arabica, or weasel animal coffee. Continue your journey to a local family where you are able to try the taste of the strongest traditional homemade rice wine. The next destination we will visit to the silk worm factory and see how the workers make silk products from the worms.

After that, we will visit the Elephant Waterfall, which is the most beautiful waterfall in this area. Close to the fall is the Buddhist Temple, a huge Happy Buddha statue and the highest Lady Buddha statue ( 74 meters high) in the south where you will enjoy your time and get a deeper understanding of Buddhism through our guides. Arrive to Dalat around 5 pm.

Accommodation: Hotel in Dalat.

 

DAY 7: DALAT → DI LINH - 110 KM

Today we will have the shortest day and more relaxation after 6 days from Hoian. Wake up for breakfast at 8:30 and we will leave Dalat for Di Linh by visiting the unique temple- Linh Phuoc temple, and then we will visit the old train station which was made by the French government during Dalat was colonized by the French government. Going to visit the biggest lake in Dalat- Tuyen Lam Lake for relaxation and go to visit the chicken village where the ethnic K'ho people live, walking around with our guide and visiting the village. 

Have lunch before going to the Pongour waterfall to visit and stop for a cup of coffee on the top of the mountain. We will arrive at Di Linh around 4 pm.

Accommodation: Di Linh hotel

 

DAY 8 : DI LINH →  MUI NE - 140 KM

Leave Di Linh town early to visit the tea farm - the biggest area of tea farm growing in Vietnam. Continue riding through the spectacular mountain landscape. Stop at the dragon fruit farm and cashew nut plantation. After that, we are going to visit another hill tribe village. 

Keep going to Mui Ne along the beautiful mountain landscape and visit the white sand – dune and red sand dune. Before going to your hotel, we will stop at the fishing village and take a walk to the fairy stream for a short rest 

Accommodation: Mui Ne Hotel

DAY 9: MUI NE →  LONG HAI - 190 KM

Leaving Mui Ne for Long Hai by visiting the Champa Towers and visiting the Whale’s born museum, and the Minh Dam Army Base Where you can learn more about the Vietnam War before 1975. After that head to the Buddhist Zen Monastery to take a short walk with our tour guide, you will get more explanation of Buddhism in Vietnam.

Accommodation: Long Hai Hotel.

DAY 10: LONG HAI →  SAI GON - 120 KM

For the last day riding to Saigon, we are going to visit the Cao Dai temple which is our own Vietnamese religion that existed in the French period and the guide will explain to you more about this religion and then visit the salt from. Having lunch on the way and going to Saigon around 4 pm and finish our 10-day journey.

· What's included

    • 9 nights accommodation
    • Motorbike driver
    • English speaking guide
    • Entrance fee tickets
    • Hotel permission.

· What's not included

    • Meals and drinks
    • Personal expenses
    • Tips.

· Departure Time: 8:30 am at your required place.

· Notes:

*If you want to do a self-ride or car please drop us a message to discuss the type of motorbike that you prefer and the prices.

*The price will take 10% extra more for the booking with only 1 person.

Price: $800 USD/ Person

Tour pictures

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