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Day 1: Hue to DMZ to Cua Tung Beach (80km)
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 stop at picturesque Cua Viet Beach for lunch then ride along the coast past Cua Tung Beach to the DMZ, here we take a tour of the Vinh Moc tunnels and learn some more about The American War in Vietnam.
Leaving the DMZ we travel a short distance back to Cua Tung Beach a stretch of beautiful and peaceful coastline, and check in to our hotel. This afternoon you will have free time to explore or perhaps relax on the beach
Day 2: Cua Tung Beach to Khe Sanh (100km)
This morning we leave the coast and head up to the Central Highlands. On the way you have the option of stopping at The Truong Son Cemetery. We head west on highway 9, climbing into the Truong Son foothills, stopping at theRockpile and the Dakrong Bridge.
In the early afternoon we arrive at Khe Sanh, which was established as a forward base by General Westmoreland near Laos to secure highway 9. This afternoon we can take you to visit the Khe Sanh Mueseum & explore the area.
Day 3: Khe Sanh to Aluoi to Prao (220km)
Today we spend the whole day on thelegendary Ho Chi Minh Trail, You can enjoy the beautiful landscape as we pass through small towns and ethnic villages and you can learn about rural life in Central Vietnam.
Late in the afternoon we stop at A-Tep ethnic village, where you can tour the village, play with the children & give them a small gift if you like. We overnight in the small mountain town of Prao.
Day 4: Prao to Hoi An (150km)
Today we travel from Prao to Hoi An. We continue along the Ho Chi Minh trail for another 50kms to the Town of Thanh My, then east passing through many villages and towns on the way to the coast.
We cross a river by local boat to visit My Son a World Heritage site that is the Cham version of Angkor Wat. After spending a few hours wandering the Chamm ruins we continue on to Hoi An, arriving around 3-4pm.
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