Hue – DMZ – Ho Chi Minh Trail – Khe Sanh – Phong Nha Caves – Dong Hoi
$210 per person
Day 1: Hue to DMZ to Khe Sanh
Departing from Hue we ride along highway 1 to Quang Tri town, visiting Long Hung Church and Quang Tri Old Citadel which was a battlefield in 1972 between North and South Vietnam for 81 days and nights.
Then, we will ride along the coast from Cua Viet Beach to Cua Tung Beach a long stretch of beautiful and peaceful coastline. Next we visit the Vinh Moc tunnels and explore the Demilitarised Zone, stopping for lunch at the Doc Mieu Firebase.
In the afternoon we will stop at some villages and beautiful natural springs and waterfalls near the highway.
Approx 5pm we arrive in Khe Sanh which was established as a forward base by General Westmoreland near Laos to secure highway 9.
Check in to hotel, free time at night.
Day 2: Khe Sanh to Phong Nha Caves
After breakfast visit the Khe Sanh combat base, then we ride the west Ho Chi Minh trail, today you have the chance to see the real trail with its mind-blowing, spectacular scenery – lots of jungle, mountains, waterfalls and villages of the Paco and Van Kieu Minorities.
We will ride through the Sa Mu pass, se pang heng river, Lang Ho village, U bo pass, areas made famous in the American war.
Tonight we stay in Son Trach village near the entrance to the Phong Na-Ke Bang National Park
Day 3: Phong Nha to Dong Hoi
In the morning, after breakfast we will visit Phong Nha cave and Paradise Cave
In the afternoon we will stop for a swim in the Nuoc Mooc Springs and have lunch.
Later we ride along the east Ho Chi Minh trail to the town of Dong Hoi, from here there are easy connections by train or bus to Hanoi and Ninh Binh.
Price : $ 295 per person
Includes: Motor, gasoline, helmet, water, hotel and breakfast, entrance fee, meals, local guides.
Excludes: personal expenses.
Departure TimeApproximately 7:30 PM.
Dress CodeCasual. Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking shoes, hat and warm jacket.