8 day central Vietnam motorcycle tour

Price:     $ / person

Duration: 8 days

Departure: 8 am at our location

Please note that this tour is designed as a self-drive central Vietnam motorcycle tour where you will be guided by one of our knowledgeable team. It is the responsibility of the client to ensure that they are compliant with local motorbike license regulations. We can discuss this with you at the time of booking. If you would like to do the tour as a pillion rider contact us for more details.

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The price is subject to change due to Vietnam’s public holidays. You may contact us for further details.

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This Central Vietnam motorcycle tour with Saigon Riders is a wise choice for exploration, culture, food, fun, and much more…

– day central Vietnam motorcycle tour brief itinerary:

Day 1: Hoi An/ Da Nang – Hue: 130km

Day 2: Hue to Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park: 230 km

Day 3: Discover The Phong Nha National Park: 70 km ride

Day 4: Phong Nha – Khe Sanh: 220km

Day 5: Khe Sanh – Prao: 190km

Day 6: Prao – Kon Tum: 270km

Day 7: Kon Tum to Quang Ngai: 210km

Day 8: Quang Ngai – Da Nang/Hoi An: 180km

Detailed itinerary:

Hai Van Pass is stunning but dangerous if you are not an excellent rider

Day 1: Hoi An or Da Nang – Hue: 130km

Our local guide will see you at 8:00 am, then start the 8 days central Vietnam motorcycle tour after fitting the bikes, helmets, and strapping the bags…We will head up North of Hoi An to visit the Marble Mountains, explore caves, pagoda on the mountains, and sculptures which were made by hand from passion stone. We will take you along the My Khe beach which has been voted the most beautiful beach on the planet.

Then to Hai van pass, from here we can admire the beautiful panorama and enjoy the most beautiful scenery in Vietnam. We will then go down the mountain to visit an amazing lagoon as well to see the Oyster farm. You can choose foods for lunch at the floating restaurant or on the beautiful beach without tourists as well as have lunch here. We will then ride along quiet roads, stop to see the mushroom farm make by rice tree, see farmers working with fresh air and beautiful scenery filling the senses, and stopping to take pictures via Tam Giang lagoon with beautiful views before to Hue. Stay in a standard hotel.

Day 2: Hue to Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park: 230 km

It’s a long ride today and it must be the highlight of this central Vietnam motorcycle tour, it offers plenty of stops at the historical relics besides some coastline motorbike ride and smooth Ho Chi Minh roads. The first stop is in Quang Tri citadel which suffered 81 days and nights of firebombing in 1972. We will follow small roads through the countryside before to Vinh Moc Tunnels, where an entire village went underground in 1960 to survive the bombing.

Amazing built-in wells, kitchens, and rooms for each family. Then onto the Hien Luong bridge was the border of Northern and Southern Vietnam in 1954. In the afternoon we will start the Ho Chi Minh trail motorcycle tour on the eastern side before arriving Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park. Stay in a guest house.

Day 3: Discover The Phong Nha National Park: 70 km ride

Hue to Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park

It’s an easy and enjoyable day to explore Phong Nha National Park, we’ll take a morning motorbike ride to the Paradise limestone cave, Asia’s longest limestone cave. After a traditional Vietnamese lunch at the National Park’s restaurant, you can wander around the grotto systems or swim in Chay River.

Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park comprises an area of 85,754 ha and contains terrestrial and aquatic habitats, primary and secondary forest, sites of natural regeneration, tropical dense forests and savanna and is rich in large, often spectacular and scientifically significant caves. It’s short to spend just one day here but we hope the experience we have today at the park will make this Vietnam motorbike tour from Hoi An become much more interesting.

Day 4: Phong Nha – Khe Sanh : 220km

As a specialist for motorcycle touring in Vietnam, we’re able to take you on the remote western branch of the Ho Chi Minh Highway through majestic limestone karst and spectacular old-growth jungle. Words are not enough to describe the interest of this ride on the historical western Ho Chi Minh trail, We’re sure that you will wish the road have been longer. At the end of the motorbike ride, we’ll have an interesting stop at the Khe Sanh museum that was built on the former battlefield it another high point to make this become the best motorcycle touring day in Vietnam.

Day 5: Khe Sanh – Prao: 190km

After leaving Khe Sanh, we’ll continue the motorbike tour on the Ho Chi Minh trail. We today will visit a lot of different hill tribes along the trail, stop for swimming in the waterfall then

go to visiting minority village out near the town of Ta Rut we will visit the Co Tu, Pa Co minority people and walk through their village and one of the longest and most stunning passes in Vietnam while traveling on a new and quiet road, amazing scenery of primitive forests in the imposing Truong son mountain range. You will be surprised by the jungle, mountains, and the quietness. Stay in a guest house.

Day 6: Prao – Kon Tum: 270km

It’s a big but great day of this central Vietnam motorcycle tour, we’ll keep riding on the Ho Chi Minh road to highlands where you can learn about the Vietnam War before 1975 and visit more interesting villages of the ethnic people as well as enjoy the breath-taking nature of the area. Then along the way to visit other ethnic minority villages such as Xơ Đăng, Bana,… to learn about their traditions, cultures. Stay overnight in the hotel in Kon Tum.

Day 7: Kon Tum to Quang Ngai: 210km

It’s another big day of the tour but it offers different things and the view from what you’ve experienced on the days before because it will no longer ride a motorbike on Ho Chi Minh trail but motorcycling mostly on the mountain passes and countryside back-road…We’ll visit beautiful Mang Den waterfall, stop for a relax and swimming, motorbiking through villages of the hill tribes and crossing the Violac pass with 1300m high also it’s a border of Kon Tum and Quang Ngai, it’s another highlight of this 8-day motorcycle tour from Hoian Vietnam. Stay overnight in the hotel.

Day 8 : Quang Ngai – Da Nang/Hoi An: 180km

We’ll start the final day of this great central Vietnam motorcycle tour from the early morning because we’ll have a long and busy day of visiting historical sites and crossing the water by ferry.

The first stop is the famous My Lai village where the American troops had a mass killing of between 347 and 504 unarmed civilians in South Vietnam in 1968, after that we’ll have enjoyable motorbike ride on the coastlines, crossing by local ferry go on a small island with many shrimp Lake of a local family, take another local ferry to go on small roads along seaside before heading to Da Nang. We’ll end the tour and say goodbye to the team of Saigon Riders in Da Nang or Hoi An at around 4:30 pm.

-Group of one: 260 USD/Day
-Group of two: 180 USD/Day/Person
-Group of three: 170 USD/Day/Person
-Group from four: 160 USD/Day/Person

What’s included:

  • High-quality Japanese 250cc motorbikes with spare parts.
  • Guide, gasoline, B&B accommodation (double/twin shared room, extra $40/night for the single room), entrance fees, all meals, and water.

What’s excluded:

  • Bike damage (e.g. broken levers, heavily bent rims/handlebars/frame, broken or cracked headlight, burnt-out clutch plates due to improper gear use……).
  • Insurance, emergency transportation. Bike transportation by truck in case of being heavily damaged.
  • Tips to guide.

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