Join us for this awesome 6-day motorcycle journey across the stunning coastline and Central Highlands as we take the roads less travelled and ride through the remote country where you could experience the rural life of the locals, the rich cultures of different ethnic minority groups and especially enjoy their natural hospitalities as well as the magnificent landscape that the Central Highlands has to offer..Less
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Ride out of the busy Saigon for the countryside, take the ferry across the scenic Saigon River. We continue to ride on 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.
After breakfast, we resume our motorcycle ride along the stunning coastline. We take a break and take in the sight of Ke Ga Lighthouse, the oldest lighthouse in South East Asia, to have some great shots of this magnificent 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
After a visit to the fascinating Fairy Springs, we skirt along the winding coastal roads of Mui Ne. We stop to check out some of the highlights of the area, including: Fishing Village and White Sand Dunes. Get back on the motorcycle 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.
After breakfast, we ride to the countryside and visit the green tea farms, the colorful Di Linh Market with different cultures and customs of hill tribes, enjoy the hospitality of the E’de hill tribe by visiting their homes, trek through the nice rainforest to see the beauty of the area.
Head to Dray Sap waterfall via the scenic winding jungle paths, we witness the massive waterfall of the highlands. The natural “Fairy Pool” nearby is well-worth for swimming after an awesome day riding motorcycle. 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 Vietnam War.
We jump back on our motorbike and traverse Ho Chi Minh Trail and country laneways, soaking up the delightful landscape and the local way of life. We take some time to relax and trek to the peak of Elephant Rock Mountain where you'll enjoy the panoramic magnificent views of the region.
On our way to Lak Lake, we ride the lane route through the rice fields, "high 5" to the locals and take delight in the breath-taking sunset as it fades behind the remote villages. We arrive at our beautiful hotel that faces to Lak Lake in the early evening, check in and stay overnight.
Waking up 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 our motorbike and ride through the isolated charming villages, winding our way up through the twisty mountain passes and lush green jungles. The views from our stops to valleys are amazing. It's like a dream adventure for amateur and professional photographers alike!
Our lane route leads us to Elephant Waterfall which you'll be astonished by its size and beauty. After a visit to Silkworm Village and Factory, we embark on a scenic drive along the back roads in the countryside where you'll discover the everyday life of the farmers who cultivate goods on their lands such as flowers, coffee and vegetables. We arrive in Dalat around 05:00 pm. Check in the hotel of your choice and finish our dramatic motorbike adventure with Vietnam Riders!