Myanmar is a country with a deep and fascinating culture. Beginning and ending in Yangon, discover the spiritual heavyweight of Shwedagon Pagoda, journey through Bagan and its thousands of pagodas, cross the longest teak bridge in the world near Mandalay and enjoy life lakeside at Inle Lake, where floating markets, leg-rowing fishermen and ethnic minorities make for a unique destination. Mix in delicious food, breathtaking landscapes and people both curious and welcoming, and you have a place that will keep you coming back for more.
Exploring Burma by bike will allow you to see and experience the very best of the country.
Opportunity to meet the friendly locals along the way.
The tour took in Myanmar’s finest landmarks including the surreal Pindaya Caves, a subterranean collection of more than 8,000 Buddhas; an overnight hike to the Yasakyi Monastery in the hills above Pindaya; Mandalay and the world’s longest teak bridge at U Bein; Mount Popa and Tuang Kalat Temple perched atop a volcanic plug; and of course the wondrous vista of Bagan with its 2,000 stupas.
An excellent blend of active adventure and cultural immersion.
Motorbiking in Vietnam
Meeting at your hotel and transfer by car to our office located at the outskirt of Hanoi, from here you will take the bike and start your first day ride to Mai Chau. Leaving Hanoi and breaking out of the delta plains, we pass through endless limestone kart scenery as we travel up to the Northwestern region, the extensive farming lands comprising a sea of paddy fields split by tree-lined roads. Arrive in Mai Chau in late afternoon. Dinner and overnight in a stilt house in Mai Chau village.
Overnight in Mai Chau.
Say goodbye to the family, we ride today on a small, spectacular paved trail along the Ma river until Cam Thuy town where we stop for lunch. Hit the Ho Chi Minh trail all the way to Tan Ky town where we spend the night at a hotel.
Overnight in Nghe An.
Ride on Ho Chi Minh Highway until Pho Chau where we stop to visit the HCM Trail victory monument. Ride all the way to Phong Nha – Ke Bang, the biggest and also the most beautiful cave in Vietnam and Indochina and is now a UNESCO World Natural Heritage site. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Overnight in Quang Binh.
We strike South through foothills which were once sprayed heavily by Agent Orange towards the former DMZ. There is still much evidence of bombing on the mountain sides and from time to time we will see remnants of the original Trail. We take in the famous Western Ho Chi Minh Trail until Khe Sanh. Dinner and overnight at hotel in Khe Sanh.
Overnight in Khe Sanh.
In the morning we head south over the Da Krong Bridge into the infamous A Sau valley, an area of intense wartime activity. Passing Carol Hill and mountains still barren due to the extended effects of Agent Orange, we towards the former DMZ, the famous Hien Luong Bridge and finally at Vinh Moc tunnel, we continue the ride on the National road No1to the beautiful city of Hue which lies along the banks of the Perfume River. Dinner and overnight in Hue.
Overnight in Hue.
Hue is the former imperial capital of feudal Vietnam and is a perfect place to visit. Take a ride along the Perfume River to visit the tombs of the former Emperors Minh Mang, visit the remains of the Imperial Citadel, which was largely destroyed during the Tet Offensive in 1968. After lunch in Hue, we depart for Hoi An by Joining the National Highway 1 and head up the Hai Van Pass (Cloudy Pass) before the World Heritage site of Hoi An, a major trading center in SE Asia in the 16th and 17th centuries. Dinner and overnight at hotel in Hoi An.
Overnight in Hoi An.
Whole morning exploring the old town of Hoi An. Afternoon at the Cua Dai beach or free time until 18.00PM. Diner, Overnight at hotel in Hoi An.
Overnight in Hoi An.
Join the National Highway 1 and head down the beautiful coastal line of Vietnam until Quy Nhon. Traffic is somewhat easier to handle than the Central Highlands of Vietnam. Dinner and overnight in a beach front hotel.
Overnight in Quy Nhon.
Another day filled up with beautiful coast line views. Upon arrive in Nha Trang, we ride to the train station of Nha Trang, here we will say goodbye to the bikes and the tour guide, the bikes will be transported by train back to Ha Noi. Motorcycle trip ends. You will stay in Nha Trang for relaxing or take the night train or flight to Sai Gon.
END THE TOUR.