VIETNAM MOTORBIKE TOUR FROM DALAT TO HOI AN VIA CENTRAL HIGHLANDS

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VIETNAM MOTORBIKE TOUR FROM DALAT TO HOI AN VIA CENTRAL HIGHLANDS







Destination: DA LAT LAK LAKE BUON MA THUOT PLEIKU KON TUM KHAM DUC HOIAN

Duration: 6 days / 5 nights

Total approx: 950 km.

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Departure:Weekly

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Day 1: Dalat motorbike tour to Lak lake: (170km)

Before hitting the roads, we will visit the Crazy House, a picturesque Hotel‐Museum in Dalat.

Dalat motorbike tours to Lak Lake
Dalat motorbike tours to Lak Lake

Then we start our first day driving along the mountain paths, stopping along the way to visit local workshops such as a mushroom farm and a silk factory. The Happy Budha also awaits us with his big smile. After a mouthwatering lunch, we will drive along the Jungle way stopping over to see coffee plantations and the beautiful Elephant fall. From there, we drive directly to Lak Lake, staying overnight with a local family in a M’nong hill tribe typical longhouse or in a hotel next to the lak.

Day 2: Lak lake Draysap and Draynu waterfalls: (120km)

Waking up in Lak Lake is like getting back to the past. Take an early morning walk in the village to appreciate the local daily life, learning about their customs and culture. You also have the option of going for an elephant ride around the village (extra charge applies). Leaving Lak Lake, we are now on our way to Buon Me Thout City, where we will have lunch and visit the local market before heading to Draysap waterfalls, one of the highlights of the Central Highlands and the largest in the area. We will do a short trekking in the jungle followed by a swim and natural spa in Gia Long fall. Overnight stay in longhouse near the waterfalls or a 2-star hotel in B.M.T. City, your choice.

Day 3: Draysap waterfall or Buon Ma Thuot motorbike tour to Pleiku (210km)

We visit the hill tribes’ museum before hitting the road to Pleiku, driving along the scenic mountain roads and stopping over to visit pepper and Rubber tree plantations.

Day 4: Pleiku motorbike tour to Kontum (50km)

We have time to visit the two Orphanages in Pleiku area. The children are always excited to meet new faces!

Kontum motorcycle tours to Kham Duc
Kontum motorcycle tours to Kham Duc

Orphanages are poor and are always in need, so it’s a good idea to bring something along such as school materials or toys. After spending some time visiting the facilities and playing and taking pictures of the always smiling children, we will head to the Bana hill tribe villages, our next stop. Hit the road again and head to Kontum for the night.

Day 5: Kontum motorbike tour to Kham Duc (180km)

Today be prepared for the most beautiful day driving along the scenic Ho Chi Minh trail. HCM trail was built during the Vietnam and American war (1959 to 1975). You will learn how the Viet Cong built the trail and a lot more facts than reading a whole travel guide!

Day 6: Kham Duc motorbike tour to Hoi An (140km)

Another breathtaking ride along the Ho Chi Minh trail awaits us. Leaving behind the trail, we now head for My Son (Cham temple built before 13th century). We will visit a rice paper local factory before ending our tour in Hoi An at 3.00pm

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VIETNAM MOTORBIKE TOUR FROM DALAT TO HOI AN VIA CENTRAL HIGHLANDS
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* ACCOMMODATION:
– We endeavour to select a combination of good quality hotels that reflect the character of the local area as well as being as centrally located as possible, all the while striving to keep the cost affordable.

– Your trip will stay in a range of hotels / guesthouses with standardized quality.

– Please be aware that some hotel rooms, especially those in major urban centres or older cities, may be smaller than what you are used to in other parts of the world. Standards and ratings may also be different to your home country.

– Rooms are en-suite and either twin- or triple-share, depending on what you have booked. If you are a solo traveller, you will always be sharing a room with someone of the same sex otherwise you can pay a supplement to possess a single room

– If you are traveling as a couple and would prefer to have a double bed, please officially request a double room with us. We never presume that two people traveling together are a couple, even if you share the same surname, unless informed otherwise.

* MEALS:
– Your included meals are detailed in the ‘More Inclusions’ section of this document.

– Breakfasts are included every day in the hotel (except on the first morning). They are usually ‘continental breakfasts’, which are typical in most countries. A typical breakfast may consist of cereals with milk or yoghurt, bread, croissants, cold meats, cheese and a range of spreads, with fruit juice, tea or coffee to drink. It is rare to get a hot breakfast in Asia, though on some occasions there may be some hot food available as well.
Included evening meals are in local restaurants or accommodation places, and are either two or three courses. In most cases table water is provided with the meals, and if you wish to purchase additional drinks you can do so at your own expense.

– If you have any dietary requirements we will make every effort to cater to your specific needs as long as you advise your travel agent when you book, or make note by email before you set out. But please be aware that although we will do everything in our power to arrange it, we cannot guarantee that every restaurant we use will be able to cater to all dietary needs, particularly in Asia. We also cannot cater for tastes or dislikes, as most of our included evening meals feature a set menu.

* Ten Tips to Survive Vietnam’s Traffic:
+ DON’T spend hours waiting to cross the street on foot: that constant tide of traffic won’t stop until late at night, so

+ DO as the Vietnamese do: take the plunge and inch slowly across. Observe the Miracle of the Red Sea, as the traffic parts like magic, flowing smoothly in front of you or behind, meeting up again on the other side.

+ DON’T make any sudden or unpredictable movements: freeze if you have to, but never lunge forward or backward towards the safety of the sidewalk. In fact, you can do just about anything, but do it with conviction!

+ DON’T forget, if you’re riding or driving, to look where you’re going – all the time: if you hit anything in front of you, then it’s your fault.

+ DO give way to any vehicle bigger and noisier than yours. Trucks and buses are particularly dangerous: often old, sometimes unsafe and usually all over the road.

+ DO watch out for unfamiliar obstacles: water buffaloes, rocks of various sizes, broken-down trucks…, people sitting in the road, missing bridges, girls in ao dai cycling five abreast, slow-moving mountains of farm produce, dog fights, impromptu football matches, piles of building materials – and almost no light on anything at night..

+ DON’T hesitate to take evasive action – even if this sometimes means leaving the tarmac or coming to a dead stop.

+ DO try to avoid getting involved in one of the all-too-frequent minor accidents that plague Vietnam’s roads (and the major ones as well, of course), but if you are unlucky,

+ DON’T lose your cool, in spite of the interference of the large and vocal crowd that may gather: try to settle things amicably and swiftly. Sometimes, paying a reasonable amount of money will save you a lot of hassle.

+ DO remember that the only rule is: you’re not allowed to bump into anybody… irrespective of what they did or should have done, or of what the road signs or traffic lights were telling them to do. Some people still seem to think that anything red means forward, comrade

* Tipping for guides & mechanic:
Our crews never expect tips themselves and will not ask for any; that’s not what friends do! However, so if you are really satisfied with all of what they did for you, please don’t mind tipping them a bit with a normal norm of US$ 7 – US$ 10/person for a guide per day and US$ 3 – US$ 5/person for a mechanic per day. (just don’t forget Mum’s souvenir).

Inclusions

Accommodation based on twin or triple sharing at standard hotels

Motorbike(s) (Honda or Yamaha)

Helmet(s)

Driving gears

Gasoline on tour

English speaking guide

Meals as indicated in the itinerary

Entrance fees & Sightseeing fees

Exclusions

Travel insurance

Visa

Air-ticket

Tips

Personal expenses

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