10 DAY TOUR FROM HOI AN TO HO CHI MINH CITY
- Travel along the famous HCM road
- The history of the Vietnam war
- Travel through the Central Highland
Day 1: Hoi An - Kham Duc ~ 140 km (8:30 - 16:30)
What to see: Start from Hoi An, first visit at Ancient Trang An Cham Tower, the smooth ride along Thu Bon river with visits to rice paper making, incense family making, Enjoy fresh Pinaple at Pinaple plantation, cross a hanging bridge to see Trieng Minority village, Keep continue riding on Ho Chi Minh road, stop over at roadside waterfall, arrive at Kham Duc town ~ 16h00, checkin hotel and free time to wonder arround,
Where to stay: Be Chau Giang Hotel.
Day 2: Kham Duc - Kon Tum ~ 170 km (8:30 - 17:00)
What to see: Stop over in Daklei province to see Trieng Minority Village and try crossing the tiny hanging bridge whish is usung to tranfer farming product such as corn, mountain rice, casava from one site to the other of Dakglei river. Keep traveling ~ 42 km we will visit the Dakto and Tan Canh village; a major battlefield during the American war; and Charlie hill with popular song "Nguoi o lai Charlie" (stay at Charlie). Arrive at Kontum late in the afternoon,
Where to stay: KonKlor resort.
Day 3: Kon Tum - PLeiku ~ 135 km (8:00 - 17:00)
What to see: Early morning you start to take 80 km north east Kon Tum to visit the Mang Den town which is known as Dalat 2, beautiful lake and waterfall in the middle of the jungle, Another minority village which Ba Na people and their traditional Rong house... at Konk'lo village there is a long hanging bridge made by Frencch hunrdred year ago but still in good condition and used for people. A visit of very old and unique wooden church; an orphanage behind were helped by non-goverment organization and try to share your feeling with the homeless children...a nice ride in a tea plantation shot cut to visit Sea Lake at pleiku, is known as former vocanic cracter...back to Plei Ku city for overnight stay
Where to stay: Hoang Van resort Pleiku.
Day 4: PLeiku - Buon Me Thuot ~ 195 km (8:00 - 17:00)
What to see: Travel south along the Ho Chi Minh Trail with many spectacular views rubber plantations; and cashew and black pepper gardens. Take a short visit to Phu Cuong waterfall at Chu Se, in the ruber tree forest, minority people here are very curios about foreigners cause raely to see white people there . Another batle field on Ham Rong mountain and a camp name Holloway which is now military base for Vietnamese army...A smooth ride along Ho Chi Minh road through many minority villages with their traditional long stilt house..., At Buon Ho, a break taking on the monument hill which is a respectation of Vietnames people for the Radio Operator solder from provinces in the central highland
Where to stay: Tram Anh hotel.
Day 5: Buon Me Thuot - Lak Lake ~ 120 km (8:30 - 16:30)
What to see: Continue visiting the Dray Sap, Gia Long falls, a chance of observe the Yok Don National Park, half an hour trekking on the Elephant rock, listen the legendary story about the rock and the Lak lake, crossing the lake by boat or traveling on the back of elephant (Elephant riding) to the Lieng minority village, with many opportunities of taking pictures of people farming and fishing.
Where to stay: Home stay in long stilt house.
Day 6: Lak Lake - Da Lat ~ 160 km (8:00 - 16:30)
What to see: Start from Lak Lake, a visit of MNong minotity village, then stop at Krong No floating village, continue ride and stop at cashew plantation,then the silkworm village. After lunch, a long ride to silk factory and the elephant waterfall. At the village, we also have time to visit the local family making rice wine, try to taste the snake wine and banana wine, stopover at a coffee plantation, enjoy a weasel coffee. Close to Da Lat, a quick visit of visits to the green house flower farm, arrive at Da Lat ~ 17:00
Where to stay: 1* Mien Nhiet Doi hotel
Day 7: Explore Da Lat (10:00 - 15:30)
Where to stay: 1* Mien Nhiet Doi hotel
Day 8: Da Lat - Bao Loc city ~ 140 km (8:30 – 16:30)
What to see: Start from Da Lat, the riders will take you to visit the most beautiful Train Station in southest Asia in the 1930s, Continue ride on Trieu Viet Vuong street, a stop at strawbery farm, then Truc Lam meditation center. A short wark from along the pine tree forest, you will visit a beautiful Paradise lake. An amazing ride along the new mountain pass, a beautiful view of a new golf course 9 holes below. Ride along highway 20, a stop at mushroom farm, the a visit of Pongour waterfall. After lunch arrive at Di Linh and take a visit of tea plantation. Arrive at Bao Loc city for overnight staying.
Where to stay: Memories hotel (2* hotel)
Day 9: Bao Loc - Dong Xoai ~ 165 km (8:30 – 16:00)
What to see: Travel down the pass mountain from bao Loc city, you will see the panorama view of mountain below, you also take a visit of Crocodile park, walking into the rock cave plenty of bats flying around; and then you can go swimming if it is too hot... The beautiful ride in the country road will lead you into many plantations such as: mango, black pepper and coffee plant... and you have a plenty of chances enjoying the famous central highland coffee...
Where to stay: Thanh Sang hotel (standard room with aircon and hot/cold shower)
Day 10: Dong Xoai - Sai Gon ~ 160 km (8:00 – 16:00)
What to see: With a visit of Cu Chi tunnel, an immense network of connecting underground tunnels in the northwest of Ho Chi Minh City, cross the Cu Chi river by boat, visiting the way of people making rice wine and rice paper, a visit of cashew nut plantation and rubber tree plantation, get into the busy traffic at Sai Gon ~ 4:00 pm, end tour