South Vietnam Motorcycle Loop Tour offers a perfect combination of stunning coastal roads, spectacular scenery, extraordinary Cultural Heritage and unique local cuisine.
This 8 day South Vietnam Motorcycle Loop Tour was designed to meet the expectations of any traveler looking for a truly fulfilling and balanced experience as we take the roads less traveled through the hidden charms, unspoiled nature and the mystery Central Highlands.
Everyday showcases the marvellous mixture of the amazing nature and rich cultures need to be discovered!
8 days 7 nights
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 motorbike 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 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 strech 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 around 5 pm. 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
We continue our exciting motorbike tour by visiting the highlights of the city including the Crazy House, Flower Market, Dalat Former Railway Station, Meditation Monastery Pagoda 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. Our afternoon is not less interesting as we wind our way through the old-grown mountains and meandering passes. We have some time to trek through the lush green rainforests to relax and enjoy the breath-taking nature of the Central Highlands. Ride through the vast green 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.
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. Resume back on our motorbike and ride through the small charming isolated villages. We then trek to the peak of the Elephant Rock Mountain and enjoy the breath-taking panoramic view of whole village. A visit to the brick factory and learn how the locals produce bricks with their old traditional way is really enjoyable. 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 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.
Get on your motorbike, we immerse ourselves in the famous Ho Chi Minh Trail and its magnificent scenery. We skirt our way along the winding mountain passes and lush green old-grown jungles with plenty of opportunities for great photos. Our stops today include visits to rubber, peppers, cashew nuts and curry plantations. We will get as close as it gets to the Cambodian border on the real war remnant Ho Chi Minh trail. We arrive to our final destination of the day, Dong Xoai around 05:00 pm, check in a cozy guesthouse and stay overnight.
We resume back on our motorbike for the last day touring with Vietnam Riders Motorcycle Tours. We ride to Chon Thanh to check out the last point of the legendary Ho Chi Minh Trail before traversing through the stunning rubber plantation. The peaceful laneway leads us to Cu Chi Tunnels where you explore the immense network of connecting underground tunnels stretching for over 200kms. Location of severe military campaigns, these tunnels played a vital part in the Vietnam War.
We ride towards Saigon on the small country roads, through the isolated villages and experience how the locals making rice papers for living. We arrive in Saigon, to the hotel of your choice before rush hour, check in and finish our motorcycle adventure!