Ho Chi Minh Trail Adventure
Most popular, Off-road Sections
2 days/1 night
Driver / Pillion, Jeep, Motorbike self-ride, Scooter self-ride
Price: from 270 USD
2 days/1 night – Hoi An to Hue Transfer tours – The Central Highlands of Vietnam offers some incredible and largely untouched terrain where you will ride through jungles, mountain ranges, and remote hill tribe villages. This journey between Hue and Hoi An has some truly awesome adventures, including dramatic mountain climbs and even a comfortable overnight bungalow a remote ethnic minority village.
This tour turns what can be a five-hour commute into two of the most memorable days of your Vietnam experience. Whether you choose a jeep or motorbike, your guide’s passion for this journey and knowledge of the area ensure you are on a voyage of discovery, adventure and never to be forgotten memories.
When you’re cruising the Ho Chi Minh Trail or splashing in a hidden waterfall we think you’ll agree – it’s not the destination, but the journey – and this is one hell of a ride!
This tour can also run in reverse.
Tour starts at 8am and finishes approx. 4.30pm.
- Ethnic Minority Villages
- Bho Hoong Bungalows (3-4 star accommodation only)
- Guided Village Walk (3-4 star accommodation only)
- Traditional Cultural Performance (3-4 star accommodation only)
- Cham Temple
- Local Cuisine
- Mountain Waterfalls
- Ho Chi Minh Trail
- Experienced English Speaking Guide
- Jeep and driver or Motorbike for self-riding (licence required)
Personal, local licensed motorbike driver if you prefer to sit on the back of the bike
- Guided Village Walk (Bho Hoong stay only)
- Traditional Cultural Performance (Bho Hoong stay only)
- 1 x Breakfast, 2 x Lunch, 1 x Dinner
- 1 night Accommodation at Bho Hoong Bungalows (3-4 star accommodation option)
- 1 night Accommodation at basic guesthouse / hostel (basic accommodation option)
- Entry Fees and Ferry Crossings
- International Safety Standard Helmet
- Drinking Water and Soft Drinks on the Road
- Saddle Bags, Gloves & Rain Ponchos (if needed)
- If more than 6 riders there will also be a tour mechanic coming
- If more than 8 riders there will also be a 2nd guide and support van for luggage coming along
- Personal & Motorbike Insurance (for motorcycle accident)
- Personal Expenses/Tips
- Damages to Motorcycle, Jeep or Tour Equipment
DAY 1: COUNTRYSIDE RIDING
Hoi An to Bho Hoong (110 km)
Delve into the heart of central Vietnam with this 2-day adventure. We set off from Hoi An on what promises to be an unforgettable voyage of rugged roads, rustic villages and stunning highlands. Pack your sense of adventure and leave behind those preconceived notions of touristy villages: this journey is the real deal. With the wind in your hair, we zip through the Hoi An countryside to Marble Mountain where the thrill-lovers among us can opt for an abseiling adventure into Hell’s Cave. We then head west and climb our way into the mountains. As we wind our way up into the hills towards the Lao border home to the Co Tu minority, we take a break to visit one of the few remaining Co Tu woodcarvers and enjoy a home cooked lunch in his stilted house before continuing our journey deep in to the mountains, meandering through isolated villages where the culture and traditions remain untouched by time making this remote and staggeringly beautiful region home to one of the most authentic hill tribes to remain in Vietnam.Arriving mid afternoon at Bho Hoong, a traditional Co Tu village, we find our digs for the night. Little has changed in the past hundred years in Bho Hoong and it is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the natural beauty of Central Vietnam. A light trek through the village outskirts takes us into the surrounding jungle and to rivers, where we can go for a refreshing dip. The evening is highlighted by a superb dinner of Co Tu traditional dishes, a traditional cultural performance and a chance to interact with the villager residents, gaining more insight into their rich culture. Afterwards, retreat to your stilted Co Tu hut where the serene setting and clear mountain air will lull you to sleep.
(Meals: Lunch, Dinner)
DAY 2: HO CHI MINH TRAIL
Bho Hoong Village to Hue (195 km)
Day two of your adventure begins with breakfast in the village and a chance to watch the morning activities of the Co Tu. Bidding farewell to our hosts, its then back on the road to resume our journey through the rugged highlands of Central Vietnam. This time we follow a new section of the Ho Chi Minh Trail toward the Lao border, crossing through lush rainforests and over mountain passes on roads perfectly suited to motorbikes and Jeeps. Keep your camera handy as the views are certainly photo-worthy.Midday we take a break for a picnic lunch in the shade of a mountain waterfall. Take a swim in the cool waters or simply lay back and relax in the solitude. We then begin the last stretch of today’s journey, descending down to Hue. But the adventure isn’t over yet! The landscape continues to change as we make our way to the flatlands, passing through A Shau valley- an area that played a key role during the American war- and then catching glimpses of the iconic Perfume River from the hills. We cruise into Hue’s centre in the early evening.
(Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)
Basic accommodation package:
3,105,000 VND (135 USD) per day per person going by motorbike.
- – You can either ride yourself or sit on the back with one of our experienced drivers
If there are two of you, it’s only 2,530,000 VND (110 USD) per day for the pillion passenger, if you share one bike.
3-4 star accommodation package:
4,025,000 VND (175 USD) per day per person going by motorbike or Jeep.
- – You can either ride yourself or sit on the back with one of our experienced drivers or go as passenger in a Jeep.
If there are two of you, it’s only 3,450,000 VND (150 USD) per day for the pillion passenger, if you share one bike.
- – Flexible rates on larger groups.
Children under 12 receive a 30% discount.
Prices are based on a minimum of 2 people departing. Private tours for solo riders available on request (surcharge applies).
Prices are based on twin share accommodation. Single rooms available on request (surcharge applies).
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