7-Day Saigon motorbike tour to Hoi An via Cat Tien National Park – Central Highlands – Ho Chi Minh Trail
Vietnam motorbike tour from Saigon to Hoi An via Central Highlands highlights the landscapes alongside Ho Chi Minh trail, daily life of local people, Dray Nur, Dray Sap waterfall – the biggest falls in the Central Highlands, learn about the many different Ethnic Minority groups namely Ede, M’Nong, K’Ho…, Lak lake – the second big natural lake of Vietnam, Elephant ride, ride through the Jungle, plantations, farm and factory: coffee, tea, flower, Orphanages in Kon Tum, Historic Sights of Dak To and Charlie Hill, Hoi An Ancient Town.
Destination: Sai Gon – Cat Tien National Park – Dalat – Lak lake – Pleiku – Kon Tum – Kham Duc – Hoi An.
Duration: 7 day 6 nights
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* BRIEF ITINERARY:
Day 1: Sai Gon motorbike tour to Cat Tien National park (Lunch, dinner)
Day 2: Cat Tien National park motorbike tour to Dalat (breakfast, lunch)
Day 3: Dalat motorbike tour to Lak lake (Breakfast, lunch, dinner)
Day 4: Lak lake motorbike tour to Pleiku (Breakfast, lunch, dinner)
Day 5: Pleiku motorbike trip to Kon Tum (Breakfast, lunch, dinner)
Day 6: Kon Tum motorcycle tour to Kham Duc (Breakfast, lunch, dinner)
Day 7: Kham Duc motorbike tour to Hoi An (Breakfast, lunch)
Day 1: Saigon Motorbike Tour to Hoi An via Da Lat, Pleiku, Kon Tum: Sai Gon motorbike tour to Cat Tien National park (Lunch, dinner)
Commence your Vietnam motorbike tour Saigon – Cat Tien National Park – Central Highlands – Ho Chi Minh Trail – Hoi An with our riders pick-up at your hotel at 8: 00 am and leave the busy city , Sai Gon, we will ride head to the Cat Tien National Park where you can learn discover the nature of Cat Tien National Park with the diversity of flora and animal. On the way, we will stop some places such as Rubber tree plantations, Volcano, Fruit tree farm
Arrive in Cat Tien National Park about at 3:30pm and check in the guest house.
In the evening, you will join the night safari with spotlight watching wild animals.
Stay overnight at the Cat Tien National park with the peaceful night time sounds!
Day 2: Saigon Motorbike Tour to Hoi An via Da Lat, Pleiku, Kon Tum: Cat Tien National park motorbike tour to Dalat (breakfast, lunch)
Wake up with sweet song of creatures and have breakfast at the guest house.
Today, you will choose 3 options: have 2 hours trekking at the forest trail or visit the sun bear rescue center or the Gibbon rescue center on Dao Tien island.
Back to your room, have refresh, check out and leave Cat Tien National Park for Dalat with great view over the Bao Loc pass, local coffee break at Bao Loc town.
We will then keep ride to Dalat with visit to Pongour waterfall, and ride to Dalat for check in. Today, you will free to walk around town, visit the Dalat market, have dinner, and enjoy a coffee at the Café Street of Nguyen Chi Thanh.
Stay overnight in Dalat.
Day 3: Saigon Motorbike Tour to Hoi An via Da Lat, Pleiku, Kon Tum: Dalat motorbike tour to Lak lake (Breakfast, lunch, dinner)
Being ready at 8:00am, our guide(s) will pick you up at your hotel.
Before saying goodbye to this peaceful and friendly city, we will visit Crazy House which was built with crazy ideas, crazy architecture, but it’s very human.
Following the mountain roads, we will head to the countryside of Lam Dong province, we will explore Flowers and vegetables farm, Mushroom farm, the way to make Vietnam rice wine, coffee plantations, Silk-worm factory, and Elephant fall and Linh An pagoda
After lunch at a local restaurant at the top of Phu Son pass, just feel free to trek around and take the best photos for yourselves. Then, we will hit the road to travel through the jungle to go to Lak Lake. Check-in at the long-stilt-house or Lak resort for over-night stay.
Day 4: Saigon Motorbike Tour to Hoi An via Da Lat, Pleiku, Kon Tum: Lak lake motorbike tour to Pleiku (Breakfast, lunch, dinner)
We will walking around the Jun village where M’Nong minority people live to learn more about the daily life of local people and their customs, culture as well and crossing Lak lake by boat or traveling on the back of elephant (extra pay)
Leaving Lak lake, we will ride head to Pleiku. A long ride today on the Ho Chi Minh trail, we will stop at Rubber tree plantations, Black pepper farm, Local house to learn how to make rice paper and rice noodle
Try to experience the daily life of Highlanders!
Overnight in Pleiku
Day 5: Saigon Motorbike Tour to Hoi An via Da Lat, Pleiku, Kon Tum: Pleiku motorbike trip to Kon Tum (Breakfast, lunch, dinner)
Get out the city; we will ride to Sea Lake – the Eyes of Pleiku. Then continuing the Ho Chi Minh trail to travel to Kon Tum where you can visit Wooden church that is combined of European style and culture of the Central Highlands Vietnam, Kon K’tu ethnic village with their tradition Rong House, Vinh Son Orphanage (optional)
Overnight in Kontum
Day 6: Saigon Motorbike Tour to Hoi An via Da Lat, Pleiku, Kon Tum: Kon Tum motorcycle tour to Kham Duc (Breakfast, lunch, dinner)
Wake up in the early morning to enjoy the fresh air of the highland town and walk around to visit Kon Tum market.
After breakfast, we will get on the motorbike for visiting Dak To – Tan Canh battle field, Phoenix airport, Charlie Hill, and Indochina three Corner
These places are good for the people want to learn more about Vietnam history. Then, continuing ride on the Ho Chi Minh trail – always very good road to enjoy the riding and beautiful landscapes.
Arrive in Kham Duc, a little town of Quang Nam province to overnight.
Day 7: Saigon Motorbike Tour to Hoi An via Da Lat, Pleiku, Kon Tum: Kham Duc motorbike tour to Hoi An (Breakfast, lunch)
Another day on the Ho Chi Minh trail, we will leave Kham Duc for Hoi An or Da Nang. On the way we will enjoy waterfall on the Ho Chi Minh trail. Then we visit pineapple plantation and enjoy a fresh pineapple there, a Cao Dai temple, and Cham tower. Later we will see how people make incense
Arrive in Hoi An around 4:00pm.
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– We endeavour to select a combination of good quality hotels that reflect the character of the local area as well as being as centrally located as possible, all the while striving to keep the cost affordable.
– Your trip will stay in a range of hotels / guesthouses with standardized quality.
– Please be aware that some hotel rooms, especially those in major urban centres or older cities, may be smaller than what you are used to in other parts of the world. Standards and ratings may also be different to your home country.
– Rooms are en-suite and either twin- or triple-share, depending on what you have booked. If you are a solo traveller, you will always be sharing a room with someone of the same sex otherwise you can pay a supplement to possess a single room
– If you are traveling as a couple and would prefer to have a double bed, please officially request a double room with us. We never presume that two people traveling together are a couple, even if you share the same surname, unless informed otherwise.
– Your included meals are detailed in the ‘More Inclusions’ section of this document.
– Breakfasts are included every day in the hotel (except on the first morning). They are usually ‘continental breakfasts’, which are typical in most countries. A typical breakfast may consist of cereals with milk or yoghurt, bread, croissants, cold meats, cheese and a range of spreads, with fruit juice, tea or coffee to drink. It is rare to get a hot breakfast in Asia, though on some occasions there may be some hot food available as well.
Included evening meals are in local restaurants or accommodation places, and are either two or three courses. In most cases table water is provided with the meals, and if you wish to purchase additional drinks you can do so at your own expense.
– If you have any dietary requirements we will make every effort to cater to your specific needs as long as you advise your travel agent when you book, or make note by email before you set out. But please be aware that although we will do everything in our power to arrange it, we cannot guarantee that every restaurant we use will be able to cater to all dietary needs, particularly in Asia. We also cannot cater for tastes or dislikes, as most of our included evening meals feature a set menu.
* Ten Tips to Survive Vietnam’s Traffic:
+ DON’T spend hours waiting to cross the street on foot: that constant tide of traffic won’t stop until late at night, so
+ DO as the Vietnamese do: take the plunge and inch slowly across. Observe the Miracle of the Red Sea, as the traffic parts like magic, flowing smoothly in front of you or behind, meeting up again on the other side.
+ DON’T make any sudden or unpredictable movements: freeze if you have to, but never lunge forward or backward towards the safety of the sidewalk. In fact, you can do just about anything, but do it with conviction!
+ DON’T forget, if you’re riding or driving, to look where you’re going – all the time: if you hit anything in front of you, then it’s your fault.
+ DO give way to any vehicle bigger and noisier than yours. Trucks and buses are particularly dangerous: often old, sometimes unsafe and usually all over the road.
+ DO watch out for unfamiliar obstacles: water buffaloes, rocks of various sizes, broken-down trucks…, people sitting in the road, missing bridges, girls in ao dai cycling five abreast, slow-moving mountains of farm produce, dog fights, impromptu football matches, piles of building materials – and almost no light on anything at night..
+ DON’T hesitate to take evasive action – even if this sometimes means leaving the tarmac or coming to a dead stop.
+ DO try to avoid getting involved in one of the all-too-frequent minor accidents that plague Vietnam’s roads (and the major ones as well, of course), but if you are unlucky,
+ DON’T lose your cool, in spite of the interference of the large and vocal crowd that may gather: try to settle things amicably and swiftly. Sometimes, paying a reasonable amount of money will save you a lot of hassle.
+ DO remember that the only rule is: you’re not allowed to bump into anybody… irrespective of what they did or should have done, or of what the road signs or traffic lights were telling them to do. Some people still seem to think that anything red means forward, comrade
* Tipping for guides & mechanic:
Our crews never expect tips themselves and will not ask for any; that’s not what friends do! However, so if you are really satisfied with all of what they did for you, please don’t mind tipping them a bit with a normal norm of US$ 7 – US$ 10/person for a guide per day and US$ 3 – US$ 5/person for a mechanic per day. (just don’t forget Mum’s souvenir).
+ Motorbike(s) (Honda or Yamaha)
+ Driving gears
+ Gasoline on tour
+ English speaking guide
+ Meals as indicated in the itinerary
+ Entrance fees & Sightseeing fees
+ Accommodation at standard hotels 0r homestay
Tour Cost in USD per person applied to groups of (Valid till 30 Sep 2016)
2 Pax 3 – 6 Paxs 7 – 10 Paxs Single Supplement
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=> Supplement for the manual bikes of 125cc (Honda Fortune or Yamaha YBR) is US$ 10/bike/day
=> Supplement for the manual bikes of 150cc (Honda XR or Kawasaki) is US$ 18/bike/day
=> Supplement for the manual bikes of 250cc (Honda XR or Honda Baja)is US$ 28/bike/day
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