10 day VIP Top MOTO Gear Tour


This action-packed tour is styled around the BBC TOP GEAR VIETNAM SPECIAL.
Join Like minded Riders on this truly amazing ride through the most spectacular roads of Vietnam. Vietnam offers the best road touring in Asia and if you ask us, the Top Gear show simply did not do it justice..! Not only do we retrace some of roads and sights of the Top Gear special, we also include the best roads that were missed by the presenters! Tour the Real Vietnam, adventuring through the Central Highlands and famous Ho Chi Minh Trail. Stunning Mountain Roads, Coastline, Small Remote Villages, Beaches and Jungle - it’s got the lot! This special event tour is well and truly packed full of adventure, but don’t worry, there will still be plenty of time to make spontaneous stops by the roadside in order to admire in the views, chat to hospitable locals and dine on the region’s famous fresh food.

Tour Highlights;
# Self-ride Motorcycle Adventure
# Central Highlands
# Remote Villages
# Remote Hill Tribes
# Old War History sites
# Ho Chi Minh Trail
# Central Highlands, Nha Trang
# Hue, Da Nang
#  Hai Van Pass, BBC Top Gear destinations


This VMT Fully Supported Special Event Tour comes packed with extras! Including;
Flights & Transfers within VN,
Quality Overnight Stays,
Selection from our fully serviced & maintained fleet of Lifan Motorcycles (easy, comfy and perfect for touring Vietnam!),
All Breakfasts & Lunches (and one Welcome Dinner), 
Endless supply of cold bottled water, fruits and snacks,
The incredible VMT team of guides and support crew (ready to show you Vietnam like no other!),
Entrance Tickets & Permits,
All Fuel,
Limited 3rd party insurance, 
24HR back to base support,
and heaps more..!   

VMT GoldStar Reviewed Tour. 
This tour is suitable for all experienced riders seeking the ultimate motorcycling holiday. 
TO BOOK THIS TOUR: Go to our ‘Contact Us’ Page by clicking HERE, or email us at the address below.

For more information regarding tour inclusions and price see the additional details listed at the end of this itinerary outline.


All Riders are asked to arrive in HCMC at least a day before the tour begins.
A pre-tour flight from HCMC to Nha Trang is included in the tour package, so please let us know your arrival details and we can arrange the flight for your convenience.
Pre-tour accommodation for the evening in Nha Trang will also be included as a part of the tour package.

Day 1: Great Ocean Road of Nha Trang (80km)
Let’s Ride..! For those who are up early, feel free to enjoy a dip in the pool or stroll down the beach. 9am: We head over to the VMT HQ  for our rider briefing. We are located on a quiet road, perfect for a quick test ride..! A great relaxed start to what's guaranteed to be an epic adventure. Riding along the winding coastline, you can enjoy some outstanding views of the South China Sea. We soon stop in at Bai Dai Long Beach, with a beach that stretches far as the eye can see, lined with bamboo huts on the golden sandy shores.. Don’t forget to bring your swimwear! Take a dip or relax while our lunch is freshly made. After lunch, we will take a lovely afternoon ride, checking out some local villages and country back roads. Then, in the evening, you can join us and the VMT team for a delicious dinner at BBQ Un In..!
Day 2: Nha Trang - Dalat (160km)
Today we ride into the stunning mountains and countryside of the REAL Vietnam! With a little morning traffic, we are soon out of Nha Trang and heading towards the Central Highlands. As we make our way up the mountain pass heading towards the hill top retreat of Dalat, you can enjoy breathtaking views from high up on the mountains, whilst roadside waterfalls glisten in the sun along the way. Famed as the ‘Swiss Alps of Vietnam,’ Dalat holds some very unique European-influenced architecture and has a cooler climate than the surrounding areas. Dalat was a popular respite for commanders and war correspondents alike who were fortunate enough to escape the front lines. Many strategies were devised here, though Dalat was largely untouched by the fighting. However, it was in fact home to the National Military Academy. Dalat today is famed as the city of love; partially owing to its flower growing, it has become a popular holiday retreat for young Vietnamese couples.  Evenings are cool and the local night market is a must-see.

Day 3: Dalat - Lak Lake (155km) 
Ready to Ride? We’ve got another great journey ahead! Back in the saddle, we ride from Dalat to Lak Lake. Featuring winding back roads that carve through coffee fields and rural farms, this is an outstanding ride. Plenty of stops along the way allow us to try some local coffee and visit an old (and very interesting!) silk-making factory. We will then pass through some small villages, where you will see countless farmers tending crops Vietnamese style! Roads in these parts are often shared by farmers and livestock, children walking to and from school etc. So keep focused!
You‘ll soon get accustomed to the low speed riding in Vietnam. Not only is at necessary for safety, but it also allows you the time to really take in the sheer beauty of this truly incredible country. We will then arrive at our overnight guesthouse, offering quality rooms with aircon & wifi.
Better still, we are located across from Lak Lake and the surrounding rice fields! Not to mention the constant flow of passing elephants.. Did anyone mention a cold beer too?! Local foods in these regions are super fresh and tasty...
Lak Lake is also home to several minority tribes and some traditional villages that are well worth taking the time to look at! 

Day 4: Lak Lake - Buon Ma Thuot (125km)
Easy start into today: We saddle up and ride into the Dak Nong province, which was the scene of many conflicts and heavy bombing by the US Airforce. Today these regions are farmed coffee plantations.The roads winding through the regions provide not only great riding, but also a true insight of this mighty country. Our lunch stop is at the impressive Dray Sap waterfalls - great for dip while our lunch is prepared! Back out on the road, our ride will have us arriving at our Buon Ma Thuot Hotel around 3pm. Time to relax, take a dip in the pool and sip a cool drink... 

Day 5: Buon Ma Thuot - Kon Tum (230km)
One of the longer stretches of riding sets off today... and it just keeps getting better! More awesome roads, lush jungle, rubber tree plantations, altitude changes, minority villages and much more! Venturing deep and entering the legendary Ho Chi Minh Trail, we will show you the famed supply route that carves through the most remote mountain jungles of Vietnam. Used by the Viet Cong to send troops and supplies from North to South throughout the raging war, today the Ho Chi Minh trail is a joy for riders to behold. This incredible road is simply amazing! Over the coming days you will see Vietnam from a truly unique perspective. This is true motorcycling adventure!You'll appreciate a cold beer and a comfortable bed after today's long haul, which we will be more than happy to provide you with!

Day 6: Kon Tum - Kham Duc (180km)
This is the proper Ho Chi Minh trail in all it's twisting and undulating glory ! Steeped in history, crucial to the war effort, vital to the life blood of Vietnam, it virtually speaks to you as you negotiate each turn. This is where the bulk of the riding footage from that famous Top Gear special took place so soak it up and enjoy what will be one of the best days of your life!
As many of our riders state, they just can't believe the sheer beauty of these areas and the amazing roads which you simply have to see for yourself! Overnight we will stay at our Hotel in Kam Duc, featuring an in-house kitchen that cooks some great meals. Plenty of cool drinks to be had, as always! 

Day 7: Kham Duc - Khe Sanh (300km)
l always have the Cold-Chisel song ‘Khe Sanh’ humming through my mind on this road... The twisting roads that follow Da Krong River hold views across outstanding scenery. Villagers can be seen taking care of the day’s washing in the river, this place is amazing! I really feel alive, my veins are always filled with ADVENTURE here! Old traditional handmade village huts line the roadside, making this a grand day on so many levels. Vietnam touches your heart in so many ways, rich in history, deep in culture. Feeling at one with my trusty iron horse. Sharing the experience with the VMT crew and like-minded riders is something that will stay deep with you as one your most incredible adventures. This isolated and rarely used section of road passes through majestic scenery close to the Laos border. When we reach our destination of Khe Sanh, we will have a great overnight hotel stay with awesome food, splitting the bill on a hearty meal that will cost just a few dollars.

Day 8: Khe Sanh - Hue (160km)
Our journey today has us winding down towards the Hue, a city based right in the centre of Vietnam. This point in the country almost serves as a divide between the North and South. Hue, located on the banks of the Perfume River, was the national capital until 1945. The Imperial Citadel is well known for its historic monuments, which have earned it a place in the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites. Check into our hotel, with each room tastefully decorated with traditional Vietnamese antiques and great views of the surrounding city. 

Day 9: Hue - Hoi An (90km)
Enjoy an awesome breakfast in this UNESCO listed heritage town! Hue is a city that is held close to the hearts of poets, romantics and musicians who keep the old ways relevant against the backdrop of a booming Vietnam. Enjoy the stunning architecture and relics of leaders and eras gone by, as we ride through the city and head out to the stunning coastal town of Hoi An. With its roots dating back to Portuguese traders in the 15th century, Hoi An’s colourful and diverse history is a joy to behold. Time to crack open the throttle along the incredible Hai Van pass! This spot was Clarkson’s favourite stretch on the Top Gear Special, so it’s a fitting way to start winding down this epic adventure!

Day 10: Hoi An - Da Nang (80km)
We will conclude our epic 10 day adventure ride with a relaxed journey up to our final destination of Da Nang. Stopping off at a cluster of Marble & Limestone mountains, then a trip to SÆ¡n Trà Mountain (known to American soldiers during the Vietnam War as ‘Monkey Mountain’), we’ve designed this final day to be packed full of wondrous sights! We follow this with a visit to Phap Lam pagoda (where you can see a 67-metre tall statue of the Bodhisattva of Mercy!) and then a peaceful swim session at the famed China Beach. After lunch, we will have some time for a little exploration around the wonderful city of Da Nang, known for its sandy beaches and history as a French colonial port. You can say your goodbyes to the VMT Team over a few drinks in the evening, then enjoy a relaxing night in our post-tour accommodation before your return arrangements the following day. Some customers may wish to stay on a few extra days before heading back to Hanoi or HCMC - advanced booking is recommended!

This tour also features post-tour accommodation in Da Nang for this final evening, along with post-tour transfer flights to either Hanoi or HCMC.

GRAB SOME FRIENDS AND GET AWESOME PERKS AND BONUSES! VMT is proud to offer group reward discounts; invite your friends or club members and you can even win a free tour !!

All Prices are Per Person, Per Day

[Standard Inclusions]
[Standard Inclusions]



- Internal flight from Ho Chi Minh City or Hanoi to the start point of the tour (recommended arrival at least 1 day prior to tour commencing).
- Internal flight from Tour end-point to either Ho Chi Minh City or Hanoi (does not have to be used on the final day of the tour).
- Airport pick-up and transfer from tour start point.
- Quality Twin or Double share accommodation. Many of our selected hotels would rate 4 STAR back home (in AUST). Rooms will have private bathrooms, Aircon & WIFI.
- Breakfast and Lunch Daily. Endless supply of cool bottled water, fresh fruits and snacks.
- Motorbike (Lifan Cruiser) and Helmet (riders are welcome to bring their own helmets if they are concerned about fit).
- Experienced English-speaking Motorcycle Guides and Crew.
- All fuel costs and mechanical support.
- Back to base support and First aid equipment.
- Sightseeing as per itinerary.
- All entry and toll fees.
- Motorbike Damage Cover (excess for first $100.00 USD).
- Limited 3rd party insurance.
- Drop off to either the airport or Post-Tour Accommodation on Final Day of the Tour.




DINNERS AND DRINKS (average meal cost - $5.00, drinks / beers - $1.00)

TO BOOK THIS TOUR: Go to our ‘Contact Us’ Page by clicking HERE, or email us at the following address: info@vietnammotorbiketours.com
VMT GoldStar Reviewed Tour.
This tour is suitable for all experienced riders seeking the ultimate motorcycling holiday. 


You can call Renee’s Australian office by using this number: +61359756333    0359756333    Call or SMS 0414440355 +61414440355
You can email us using the enquiry form above.

Also at hand is our Bookings Consultant, Ben. Ben can help you with any Motorcycle Riders/Touring information, Tour Bookings, or any other questions that you may have. Trip Co-ordinator and Guide ‘Ben Wah’ is a perfect contact option if you feel like a chat and want to know more about what it’s like to ride Vietnam. Ben, better known for his work as a TV host on long-running Australian lifestyle TV show ‘Blokesworld,’ is a well-known rider throughout the motorcycling industry, with 40+ years riding experience. Ben has been a part of the VMT family for past 4 years.

You can contact Ben by calling this number: Call or SMS +6142 9909778  0429909778
You can email us using the enquiry form above.

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