Khe Sanh and DMZ Adventure

Combining jungle villages, mountain climbs, hill tribe settlements and some of the most inspiring scenery central Vietnam has to offer.

Khe Sanh and DMZ Adventure

Vietnam

Off-road Sections

3 days/2 nights

Driver / Pillion, Jeep, Motorbike self-ride, Scooter self-ride

565 km

Price: from 480 USD

3 days/2 nights – Hoi An to Hue Transfer tours – This three-day adventure takes you through some of the most famous war sites on both sides of the north/south border including Camp Carol and the incredible Ho Chi Minh Trail.

Combining jungle villages, mountain climbs, hill tribe settlements and some of the most inspiring scenery central Vietnam has to offer. We experience a night in the Co Tu minority village of Tay Giang where we will experience local cultures and customs as well as a night in the old military base of Khe Sanh with a visit to the remarkable Museum before crossing the 17th parallel to the awe-inspiring underground tunnel network of Vinh Moc. This tour shows you more about this country and its history than you thought possible. Not to mention the unbelievable riding!

This tour can also run in reverse.

Tour starts at 8 am and finishes approx. 5 pm.

highlights

  • Ethnic Minority Villages
  • Village Trekking
  • Traditional Cultural Performance
  • Local Cuisine
  • Old-Growth Rainforest
  • Mountain Waterfalls
  • Ho Chi Minh Trail
  • Hamburger Hill
  • Khe Sanh Combat Base
  • Khe Sanh Museum
  • Crossing the 17th Parallel
  • Historic Vinh Moc Tunnels
  • World Heritage Sites

Tour Includes

  • 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
  • Fuel
  • 2 x Breakfast, 3 x Lunch, 2 x Dinner
  • Snacks
  • 2 night’s accommodation **
  • Entry Fees and Ferry Crossings
  • International Safety Standard Helmet
  • Drinking Water and Soft Drinks on the Road
  • Saddle Bags, Gloves & Rain Ponchos (if needed)
  • T-Shirt
  • 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
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • ** Single room available at request. Single supplement charges apply.
  • *** Upgrade to stay at Bho Hoong Bungalows possible (incl. guided village walk, cooking class & musical performance)

Tour excludes

  • Alcohol
  • Minibar Drinks
  • Drinks (after travel time on the road / during dinner)
  • Laundry
  • Personal & Motorbike Insurance (for motorcycle accident)
  • Personal Expenses/Tips
  • Damages to Motorcycle, Jeep or Tour Equipment
DAY 1: COUNTRYSIDE RIDING
Hoi An to Tay Giang (or Bho Hoong) (120 km)

We start the first day of riding from our garage in Hoi An, riding out into the beautiful countryside before we stop at Marble Mountain for a short visit. 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 Ethnic minority group, 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 of the Co Tu people 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.

(For this night we have several options: A traditional basic bamboo hut at Droong village, a basic hotel room in Tay Giang or a more luxurious experience at Bho Hoong Bungalows ***.)

(Accommodation: Hotel – Upgrade to Bho Hoong Bungalow on request)
(Meals: Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 2: HO CHI MINH TRAIL – Tay Giang to Khe Sanh via A Luoi (235 km)

After breakfast in the village, we resume our bike ride to Khe Sanh. Today we travel the historic Ho Chi Minh Highway through lush rainforests and over magnifi-cent mountain passes. Take a refreshing dip in a mountain waterfall at midday, where we’ll break for a picnic lunch.We begin the afternoon winding through the A Shau Valley, a ruggedly beautiful valley that became famous during the American War as the site of many battles – the most famous being Khe Sanh – where we stay for the night. Before we check into the hotel we visit the Museum and former combat base that was under siege for 67 days.

(Accommodation: Hotel)
(Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

 

DAY 3: TUNNEL & TRAILS – Khe Sanh to Hue via Vinh Moc Tunnels (220 km)

Riding along Highway 9, we pass famous American war sites like the Rock Pile and Camp Carol, before crossing the former border between North and South Vietnam at the 17th parallel. We arrive at the Vinh Moc tunnels, where an entire village went underground in the 1960s to survive the bombing. After exploring the tunnels, we head to a local beach where you can cool off with a swim. After lunch we drive along the coastline and arrive in Hue late afternoon.

(Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)

EXTRA FEATURES

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Pricing

3,380,000 VND (160 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 3,105,000 VND (135 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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