Departs: 8:00am from Phong Nha
Finish: 4:30pm on day 2 in Hue
This two days tour departs from Phong Nha village and will travel along the Ho Chi Minh trail through stunning scenery, tropical rain forests and the Phong Nha Ke Bang national park. You'll visit ethnic hill tribe villages and explore famous historic relics from the Vietnam war before ending your journey at Hue - the ancient capital.
- Ride along Ho Chi Minh trail – one of our favorite stretches of road.
- Visit Van Kieu ethnic hill tribe village
- Fantastic views along the Son river
- See the national park - full of rice paddies, farmland and local farmers
- Pass through old growth jungles with amazing waterfalls and beautiful landscapes
- See historic relics of the Vietnam war
- Khe Sanh compass base
- Famous war sites like Dakrong bridge, Rock Pile and the Doc Mieu base.
- Pay your respects at Truong Son national cemetery
- Vinh Moc tunnels
- Swim at Cua Viet beach
DAY 1: PHONG NHA TO KHE SANH
We start our tour at the Phong Nha village and will ride to Khe Sanh via the west Ho Chi Minh trail – one of our favorite stretches of road. The Ho Chi Minh trail was a legendary road of Vietnam which the Vietcong used to supply to the south during the war.
We'll travel along the banks of the Son river to the top of the national park which is full of rice paddies, farmland and local farmers. On this journey, you'll discover the background of Phong Nha Ke Bang national park and the West Ho Chi Minh trail - a remote spot where other tourists don't get to go. We'll ride the first 100 km through old growth jungle with amazing waterfalls and beautiful landscapes. A stop at Van Kieu ethnic hill tribe village will allow you to see and understand how these people can survive in the most remote place of Vietnam.
We'll continue on and stop at another village for lunch before we ride another 100km to the south to the town of Khe Sanh. This will continue to follow the legendary Ho Chi Minh trail, through the tops of the mountain ranges and fantastic valleys with the fresh air in your face. There will be some stops at historic relics of the Vietnam war and we'll visit the Khe Sanh compass base before we check in to a hotel in town and have a cold beer to cheers our first fantastic day of adventure.
DAY 2: KHE SANH TO HUE VIA DMZ
On the ride to Hue is most from West to East we will ride along Highway 9. On this drive we'll pass famous Vietnamese war sites like Dakrong bridge, Rock Pile and the Doc Mieu base.
We visit the Truong Son national cemetery (the biggest cemetery in Vietnam) to pay respects to the soldier who sacrificed their life in the war. After we cross the former border between North and South Vietnam at the 17th parallel, we'll arrive at the Vinh Moc tunnel where the villagers dug tunnels to move their village 23 meters underground to survive during the war.
We stop for lunch at Cua Viet beach where you can cool off with a swim, before driving along the coastline to arrive in Hue around 4:30pm.
Ps:if you travel from the South to the North we also can do the trip from Hue to Phong Nha click here
Depart: 8:00am from Phong Nha
Finish: 4:30pm on day 2 in Hue
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