11 Days HIGHLANDS ADVENTURE RIDE

ULTIMATE HIGHLANDS ADVENTURE RIDE [11 Days]
July 2nd - 12th
[$3190.00 USD PER RIDER]
[40% DISCOUNT FOR PILLION PASSENGERS]
Mates Rates discounts apply save up to 40%


Welcome to the 12 Days Ultimate Highlands Adventure Ride. Our 12 days on the road will take us through some of Vietnam’s wildest and most diverse hidden highland areas. Winding roads thread our course over jungle-covered mountains, along deep gorges and through isolated wooden villages where little has changed for hundreds of years. Local farmers, hill-tribes and excited children will wave us on our way, as we ride deep into Vietnam’s rural, mountainous heart. Many of the roads we ride are almost empty of traffic, and we’ll be seeing a part of Vietnam that very few other travelers have the opportunity to encounter. There’s nothing quite like the sense of freedom and adventure that comes from riding these spectacular roads and meeting the exceptionally hospitable locals along the way. We travel at a relaxed pace with plenty of time for random roadside stops, allowing you to really take everything in and get the most out of this unique experience. The tour itinerary below gives you a flavour of what you’ll experience on this amazing ride.

Tour Highlights;
# Self-ride Motorcycle Adventure
# Central Highlands, Remote Villages
# Tour the stunning coastal city of Nha Trang
# Incredible views throughout the Central Highlands
# Remote Hill Tribes, Old War History sites
# Carve your way through the legendary Ho Chi Minh Trail
# Explore the Imperial Citadel of Hue, the old capital of VN
# Khe Sanh War Museum
# Enjoy the busy nightlife in the ancient town of Hoi An
# Hai Van Pass, BBC Top Gear destinations

This VMT Fully Supported Special Event Tour comes packed with extras! Including;
#1 Airport pick up & Transfers
#2 Flights & Transfers within Vietnam
#3 Quality Overnight Stays with western style bathrooms . Wifi
#4 Our famed VMT English Speaking guides & support crew
#5 Selection from our fully maintained fleet of Motorcycles (easy, comfy and perfect for touring Vietnam!),
#6 All Breakfasts & Lunches "Welcome Dinner” You will love the food . Special dietary request catered for .
#7 Detailed rider breifing & VMT T-shirt & touring map .
#8 Mercedes minivan baggage transfers , supplies " limited seats for non-riders” traveling with the tour
#9 Entrance Ticketing & Permits . Limited 3rd party & bike damage cover.
# 10 All Fuel, mechanical & spares . 24HR back to base support . Field medical kit

VMT tours are designed for riders seeking the ultimate adventure touring the very best of the real Vietnam Limited places, so book early!
Tour Price: $3,100 USD PER RIDER [40% Discount for Pillion Passengers]
TO BOOK THIS TOUR: Go to our ‘Contact Us’ Page by clicking HERE, or email us at the address below.

info@vietnammotorbiketours.com
 
We provide good old fashion personalized booking service making planning & booking a breeze

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Exclusive to VMT riders . Local Temp Vietnamese License
If you require a local Vietnamese License . VMT can arrange this for you . We handle all the required paperwork .
Ask us more when booking

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July 2nd
Day 1: Great Ocean Road of Nha Trang - Vinh Hy (100km)
Good morning Vietnam . this is the day we have all been waiting for . with our baggage and gear loaded its time to head across to the VMT HQ . meet the bikes . discuss the ride ahead . we are located on a small road, perfect to take a quick test ride to become familiar with your new steed . our ride today is excellent . we ride south along the Great Ocean road of Nha Trang before crossing Cam Ranh bay and along the twisty roads carved into the ocean-side mountains . with stunning views across the South China Sea and surrounding island . this spectacular landscape rarely seen is real treat . arriving at our resort on the waters edge of Vinh Hy bay . enjoy a cool beverage beside the pool or join us on late afternoon boat trip exploring the coastline . fishing villages and enjoy a swim in the ocean .

July 3rd
Day 2: Vinh Hy - Dalat (80km) Description: 10608604_10203553676057694_3481234390769074260_o (1).jpg
Today we ride into the stunning Central Highland "a riders paradise " 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.

July 4th
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 are always excited to see us riding through . big smiles plenty of waves !! 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. tonight's stay is one of our most popular with all our riders . we arrive at our traditional long house finely crafted with excellent accommodation over looking the beautiful Lak Lake and the surrounding rice fields and distant mountain ranges . 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... Song and dance is provided by local minority tribe . Lak Lake is also home to several minority tribes and some traditional villages that are well worth taking the time to look at!

July 5th
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 hotel time to relax, take a dip in the pool and sip a cool drink or head out and visit the local markets.
         

July 6th
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!


July 7th
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!

July 8th
Day 7: Kham Duc - Khe Sanh (310km)
big day in the saddle . this day is simply mind blowing plenty of stops to take in the stunning scenery as we make our way through remote villages as we carve through the endless twists and turns of the legendary Ho Chi Minh trail. The HCM Trail was once a strategic supply route during the Vietnam War and the trail system became known as one of the great achievements of military engineering in the 20th century. This truly amazing road is now home to the very best road touring in Vietnam..! No tourists here, just us and this amazing road! This sparsely-populated region of remote villages and rugged mountains (1.500-8.000FT) is home to triple-canopy jungle, dense primeval rain forests and stunning waterfalls glistening in the sun. We arrive into Khe Sanh late afternoon

July 9th
Day 8: Khe Sanh - Hue (160km)
We swing past the former US military base in Khe Sanh . a small museum holds an array of old war relics and the surrounding fields have old war aircraft . back in saddle winding down towards the Hue. The Ancient Capital of Vietnam, 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. great cafes bars and shops line the streets and lane-ways of this very historic city .

July 10th
Day 9: Hue R&R
A day of rest and/or sightseeing in and around Hue city. our VIP tour of The imperial architecture of Hue which dates from the 4th century is famous throughout Vietnam. Citadels, palaces, pagodas and royal tombs fill the city and dot the surrounding countryside. There is so much to see here that it almost blends into atmosphere, the harmonic mixture of old and new in this town is simply astounding to see, with locals ancient treasures that seem entirely normalized to them. after rest take in a good massage , enjoy a drink and local fine foods that this superb city has on offer .

July 11th
Day 10: 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.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, "Ribbon Road" before arriving into this amazing historic city with its relaxed charm comes to life in the evenings, great foods and bars along the river . lots of local tailor shops to get yourself a suit or dress made. great value to be had here and they will even arrange for it to be shipped home for you .

July 12th
Day 11: Hoi An - Da Nang (80km)
We will conclude our epic 12 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!

 

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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.
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Tour inclusions:  Description: IMG_9670.jpg
- VIP private transfers
- Flights within Vietnam
- Guides and VMT Support crew
- Lifan Motorcycle, All Fuels & oils
- Full mechanical support
- Mini Van & Luggage Transfers
- Quality Overnight stays in Twin-share rooms
- All Breakfasts & Lunches (and one Welcome Dinner)
- VMT T-shirt and VN touring map
- Endless flow of bottled water, fruits and snacks
- Field medical kit & back to base support
- Return Motorcycle Freight to VMT HQ
 Not included:
# Motorcycle riding gear 
 # International flights and Visa
 # Personal travel insurance (must include motorcycling)
# Some Dinner meals (as indicated in itinerary)
VMT GoldStar Reviewed Tour. 
This tour is suitable to all experienced riders seeking the ultimate motorcycling holiday. 
Limited places, so book early!Description: IMG_9578.jpg

 

Tour Price:
$3,100 USD PER RIDER
[40% DISCOUNT FOR PILLION PASSENGERS]
TO BOOK THIS TOUR: Go to our ‘Contact Us’ Page by clicking HERE, or email us at the address below.
info@vietnammotorbiketours.com

 


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