Hue Riders

Hue Riders

Hue Riders are a group of 8 motorbike guides who each have over 9 years experience working as tour guides in Central Vietnam. We were born and raised here and we love to share our country with visitors. We are friendly, helpful, funny, reliable, professional and fluent in English.

3a - History, Hilltribes and the Ho Chi Minh Trail

Tour Information

Location
Duration
3 Days
Departure
08:00
Price per Participant
210.00 USD
Languages
Group size
1 - 10 people
Transportation
Car
Includes
Pick up and drop off at your Hue/Hoi An Hotels, 3 day private tour with English speaking Hue Riders guide, 2nts accommodation in a twin/double room with private bathroom, entrance fees to listed sites, helmet, water
Excludes
Meals - We don't include your meals so that you have the freedom to eat anything you choose. Your guides will recommend restaurants & local dishes to try and if you have any special meal requirements they will do their best to cater to them. The guides will eat with you and split the bill. For basic local food you can budget approx $10 per person a day (plus alcohol)
Cancellation

About the creator
Hue Riders

Hue Riders

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.

We 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 have short stop at Truong Son cemetary to pay respects to the soldiers who fought and died on the trail during the American War.

Continuing west on highway 9, we will climb into the Truong Son foothills, pass the Rock Pile and 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 Aluoi to Prao

After breakfast at a local restaurant we visit Khe Sanh combat base and Ta Con Airbase. Then we head out across the famous Dakrong bridge on the Ho Chi Minh Trail, near the town of Ta Rut we will visit the Pa Co minority people and walk through their village.

Then we ride about 110 km to Aluoi, during this time

we cross one of the longest and most stunning passes in Vietnam while travelling on a new and quiet road, through amazing scenery of primitive forests in the imposing Truong son mountain range. We stop for lunch in Aluoi town, then in the afternoon we travel on to Prao and for this 100km you will be surprised with the jungle, mountains, waterfalls and the quietness, peace and amazing views.

On the road we make a lot of stops for photos, breaks, relaxing, trekking or to climb up to the of top mountains. Overnight in Prao town

Day 3: Prao to Hoi An

This morning after breakfast we continue 52km on the Ho Chi Minh Trail to the town of Thanh My.

We cross the river by local boat and drive on a village road to My Son, a world heritage site that is the Cham version of Angkor Wat.

We stop at My Son to explore the ruins and take many photos. Then we continue on to Hoi An where we finish the tour.

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