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Unique Experiences: ● Go by motorbike way off the beaten tracks in the Vietnamese countryside.
● Visit the countryside, waterfalls, tea and coffee plantations, fishing villages and see the local life.
● Make your transportation an exploration as you connect through the southern highlands from Hoi An to Dalat.
● Guarantees you a safe and comfortable ride with an experienced driver.
Participants: Small Group Exploration – normally no more than 2-5 travellers. Being few brings you closer to local life and flexibility to go to places less travelled; to go beyond the ordinary.
You can be min. 1 and max. 8 travellers on this tour. You can book 1 person, but we cannot guarantee more participants.

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For an additional 40 USD per person you can secure this as a Guaranteed Private Tour.
Please contact us for further details and booking.
Trip Length: 7 Day(s) 6 Night(s)
Tour Departure Dates: Daily.
This product may be affected by Vietnamese TET (New Year) – normally in Jan/Feb. Specific dates are blocked if and when not bookable.
What can you expect during TET? The lunar New Year is very important to the Vietnamese. The days are spent together with family and relatives in private homes to celebrate. Expect the streets to be fairly empty and life at street level to be very limited.
Travel Season: The tour can be done all year, but the best time to travel is February to May where the weather is pleasant and dry with no rain. June to August is the hot and occasionally rainy months. September to December is warm, where January may be foggy at times.
Type of Transportation: Motor Bike passenger
Please note: The Easy Rider experience is done with a driver, and you will be the passenger on the motor bike only. This gives you a safe ride and the ability to take in the surroundings on you go.
Type of Accommodation: Standard Hotels
Physical Rate: 3 /5
Child Policy: This tour is not recommended for: Children below 16 years of age.
Included in Price: Accommodation: 6 nights in private room in a standard hotel
Transport: Motorbike ride with safe driver from Hoi An to Dalat
Guide/Driver: An English-Speaking Easy Rider guide/driver will be with you during the trip. 1 driver to 1 traveller.
Excluded from Price: ● Personal Travel Insurance (compulsory)
● Visa to Vietnam
● Meals and Drinks
● Tips to guide and drivers (custom in Vietnam)
● Personal expenditures
All other items not stated as included

Itinerary

Day 1: Depart from Hoi An to Kham Duc.

Pack your curiosity and adventurous spirit – you’re in for the ride of your lifetime!

Your guide and motorbike will come to your hotel in Hoi An, and pick you up at around 08:30 in the morning. Before you are an adventurous day with open roads and stops along the way.

During the coming week, drive along the coast and through the forest path without much traffic, nor tourists. You will go through some of the most beautiful countryside sceneries and even join the local people’s lifestyle.

Today’s journey will take you past rice fields, to the Cham Tower and to visit the Cao Dai temple. See how rice paper, bricks and incense are made. Stop at a pineapple farm and taste fresh pineapples.

Following Ho Chi Minh Trail you will visit the most beautiful Highland sceneries, panorama view of the mountain and join in the local people’s life-style. Stop over at a minority village to discover the local's culture and customs. Enjoy a waterfall and explore the local market of a mountain town before you check in to your accommodation for the night.

Accommodation: Overnight at a hotel in Kham Duc

Day 2: Depart from Kham Duc to Kon Tum. Learn about the Vietnam War.

Jump on the motorbike for another day on the Ho Chi Minh trail. Visit the well-known Phoenix Airport, Charlie Hill and the Dakto battle field (affected by the Agent Orange) to know more about the war between Northern and Southern of Vietnam. Stop over at the corner where the three Indochina countries of Lao, Vietnam, and Cambodia meet.

See T'Trieng Minority Village and try crossing Monkey Bridge before you find your accommodation for the night.

Accommodation: Overnight at a hotel in Kon Tum

Day 3: Depart from Kon Tum to Pleiku. Meet the locals and learn about their traditins and culture.

Travel to Kon Tum where you visit Kon Tum prison (since 1930), visit the French wooden Church and the Kon Tum orphanage. Stopover in Kon-Ktu village to see their traditional Rong houses. Learn about their customers, traditions and culture through their daily life.

Head to a lake, which used to be a volcanic craters that stopped working a million years ago - a great place to take good photos. Then head to the green fields of the Bana and Gia-Rai people, see the local pagoda and listen to their traditional music.

Accommodation: Overnight at a hotel in Pleiku

Day 4: Depart from Pleiku to Buon Me Thuot. Go via the Ho Chi Minh Trail and understand local life during this time. Visit local farms and plantations.

Continue your drive on the old Ho Chi Minh Trail to learn about the history of the Vietnamese people during the French colony and the vivid war. Understand the daily life of the highlanders who lived along these roads and the impact it had on them.

Not least, see how the local beloved rice noodles are made. Visit a cassava farm, rubber plantations, cashew and black pepper plantation. Along the way you will learn about the daily life for the rural highlanders and the ethnic minorities.

Accommodation: Overnight at a hotel in Buon Me Thuot

Day 5: Depart from Buon Me Thuot to Lak Lake. Mountain trek, follow the Ho Chi Minh Trail and swim in waterfalls.

Another day with great excursions awaits you. Pass by rice fields and local life, past the locals doing their daily deeds of farming and fishing. Trek to the top of the Elephant Rock Mountain and go by the Ho Chi Minh Trail to visit the Dray Sap and Dray Nu Falls. Located in a scenic setting, these falls are named after the mist created by its strong cascades.

Swim in the Fairy Pool and take a cater massage from the waterfall. Visit the Jun Minority Village and enjoy the breathtaking scenery. Watch the fishermen check and care for their nets and meet the M’nong minorities. Trek to another village before you settle in for the night.

Accommodation: Overnight at a hotel in Lak Lake

Day 6: Depart from Lak Lake to Dalat. Stop at plantations and farms. Go to a flushing waterfall.

Drive through the forest path without much traffic, nor tourists. You will go through some of the most beautiful countryside sceneries and even join the local people’s lifestyle.

During the day you will visit flower farms, mushroom farm, tea and coffee plantations. You will experience rice wine cooking and visit a silkworm factory. Pass the pagoda with the happy Buddha and go to the flushing Elephant waterfall where you (if time allows) can do a small trek down to see a cave at the falls.

Ride through the jungle before you end in Dalat and your accommodation for the night.

Accommodation: Overnight at a hotel in Dalat

Day 7: Dalat to your next destination

Have an easy morning until you check out around noon.

Where are you off to next?
If you need inspiration or information, transport or more explorations for your days ahead, feel free to contact our Hanoi Travel Center. We’d love to help you find the best place to stay in Vietnam or help you with transportation towards Saigon or the beaches.

PLEASE NOTE:
The itinerary is dependent on the season and the conditions on the day. The stops may be adapted accordingly. In general, there may be more or less stops and attractions added and your driver will provide plenty of information and stories.
If you have NOT booked your hotel in Hoi An through us, please inform us your hotel upon booking or latest 48 hours before departure of the trip.

Map

Locations Visited:
Hoi An, Kham Duc, Kon Tum, Pleiku, Buon Me Thuot, Lak Lake, Dalat
Start City:
Hoi An
End City:
Dalat

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