Hanoi to Nha Trang Motorcycle Tour - Iti #19
This 10-day travel Vietnam by motorbike is customized for active adventure riders, taking them to such places as Halong Bay, Tam Coc, Ninh Binh, Vinh, Dong Hoi, Hue, Hoian, Quy Nhon, Nha Trang. The highlights of the bike tour are Halong bay cruise, Tam Coc sampan trip, visit Hue imperial citadel, walking and shopping in Hoian ancient town. After Hoian, you ride along the central coast leading to Nha Trang where you can make a beach extension break before flying back to Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh city for onward flight home. This motorbike tour is provided with Honda road bike 125cc or Honda 150cc, road bikes, experienced English-speaking tour guide, basic accommodation. You mostly ride on flat, paved roads.
Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay.
Depart from hotel then take 4 hr ride by taking a busy traffic road going though the Red River Delta. You arrive in Ha long about lunch time, check-in hotel , lunch in a local Vietnamesse food restaurant then go to the boat station, from here you will have a 4 hr boat trip to visit Halong Bay, the world heritage. Back to the hotel in the late afternoon.Night at hotel.
Day 2: Ha Long Bay – Ninh Binh.
Leaving Halong Bay then take the road no 18 to Hai phong, from Haiphong, you continue to go across the Red River Delta by taking the road no 10. Many stops en route to take photos of the rice fieds and meet the local people.Lunch in a local restaurant.You arrive in Ninh Binh in the early afternoon.After check in hotel,you will have a short bamboo boat trip to discover the Tam coc river also called the Halong Bay on land. Dinner and night at the hotel.
Day 3: Ninh Binh – Vinh.
Today you start your ride on the National road, a very busy traffic road going through many different towns, this day could be the hardest day to ride.We stop in a small town for lunch, take a short break then continue to Vinh. You arrive in Vinh in the late afternoon.Night at the Hotel.
Day 4: Vinh – Dong Hoi.
After breakfast at Hotel, we start the ride to Dong hoi, today is a beautiful day ride with nice landscape and passes as Deo ngang and Ly hoa Passes. You arrive in Dong hoi in the afternoon, Dong hoi is a beautiful city located by the very famous Nhat le beach, You also have the chance to visit the fishing villages around this area. Dinner in a local place of special typical fish Hotpot. Night at the hotel.
Day 5: Dong Hoi – Hue.
This day is a special day ride cause we have many visits of the historical remains from the Vietnam War along the road. About 1h30 ride from Dong hoi, you have the DMZ ( the Demilitary Zone during the Vietnam American War) . Stop to visit Vinh Moc tunnels, lunch then continue to Ben Hai river, where you will visit the old bridge which shared the Vietnam into 2 regions North and South during 20 years (1955- 1975).Arrive in Hue in the late afternoon.Night at the Hotel.
Day 6: Hue – Hoi An.
The morning is reserved to the visit of the Hue Citadel, where had been the capital of Viet Nam during 143 years from 1802 to 1945. Lunch in Hue then take the National road to Danang by hiking up the clouds pass Hai Van .Just in another side of the Cloud pass is Da Nang ,a beautiful city located by the China Beach, We keep going through Da Nang by taking the new road going along the China Beach to reach to Hoi An. Arrive in Hoi an in the late afternoon , Night at the hotel by the sea.
Day 7: Hoi An.
This day is free for you to enjoy the sea or shopping in Hoi An.
Day 8: Hoi An – Sa Huynh.
Leave Hoi An after breakfast at the Hotel. We continue riding on the national road. Lunch en route.Arrive in Sa Huynh in the early afternoon.Enjoy the Sahuynh beach.Dinner and Night at the Hotel.
Day 9: Sa Huynh – Vung Ro.
Today you continue your motorbike tour riding from Sa Huynh to Vung Ro. Enjoy riding along the south central coast.
Day 10: Vung Ro – Nha Trang.
Depart to Nha Trang then lunch when we arrive. Ride straight to the train station where the tour-guide say goodbye to the group. Tour ends.