Vietnam highlands motorbike tours
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Vietnam highlands motorbike tours: The highlands of central Vietnam include five provinces: Kon Tum, Gia Lai, Dak Lak, Dak Nong and Lam Dong. During the motorbike tours in the Vietnam central highlands, you will not only have the opportunity to discover beautiful landscapes, but also the life of local ethnic groups such as Ba Na, Gia Rai, Ede, Ho Co, Ma, Xo Dang, Mo Nong…while tasting the unique gastronomic specialties... If you are trying to make the Vietnam highlands motorbike tours in the near future, here are the experiences of Route 66 Asia:
Vietnam highlands motorbike tours in which moments?
Vietnam highlands motorbike tours in which season? In this region of Vietnam, there are two distinct seasons: the rainy season lasting from May to November. The roads are dirty and muddy for the motorbike tours. The dry season between December and April is favorable to the motorbike tours t in the highlands but the end of February and the beginning of April are the ideal moments because it is the season of flowers and many festivals of local people.
In December, the sunflower blossoms to yellow the mountains. Plus, it's the season of red coffee harvest. It is also the ideal moment to do the Vietnam highlands motorbike tours.
How to start Vietnam highlands motorbike tours?
If you want to start your Vietnam highlands motorbike tours on site, you can go directly to the cities such as Buon Me Thuot, Pleiku, Kon Tum or Dalat by plane. Vietnam Airlines and Viet Jet Air provide daily flights from Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City...to go to the Vietnam central highlands.
You can reach the highlands by road: Highway 14 (Dak Nong), Road 26 from Nha Trang and Road 27 from Dalat…are important entry points into the Central Highlands provinces.
Vietnam highlands motorbike tours have some following trip suggestions:
Day 1: Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) - Phan Thiet: More than 200 Km
The first day, you start your Vietnam highlands motorbike tours by going to Phan Thiet. You follow the direction: District 2 via the ferry of Cat Lai to the town of Ba Ria - Vung Tau. From there, you will take the scenic coastal road through Coc Lake, Tram Lake, Binh Chau, Lagi Town, Binh Thuan Province...Then you stop at Phan Thiet. Mui Ne Beach is ideal to relax.
Day 2: Phan Thiet - Nha Trang: More than 200 km
From Phan Thiet, you have two directions to choose to get to Nha Trang. It is the picturesque and familiar road of the adventurers: Phan Thiet in the direction of Mui Ne - provincial road 706 through the sandy hills - the island of Rom - Bau Sen - Lien Huong town in the Tuy Phong district - National road 1 - Cam Ranh - Coastal Road - Nha Trang. Coastal roads are one of the highlights of Vietnam highland motorbike tours.
Day 3: Nha Trang
Early in the morning, it’s better to wake up early to get to the port of Hon Ro, a few miles from the city center, to capture the beautiful pictures of the fishermen's daily life here as well as the sunrise over the sea. In Nha Trang, it would take at least a full day to enjoy the most essential interests: Beach, oceanographic museum, Ponagar tower, mud bath, market, Alexandre Yersin museum...
Day 4: Nha Trang - Dalat: More than 200 km
Then, you follow the road to go to the city of Dien Khanh before conquering the Omega pass with a length of more than 30 km and when you reach the summit, you will have the opportunity to admire the splendid landscapes of the high mountains of central highlands in Vietnam. You zigzag between the hills covered with pine forests, endless nurseries...to go to Dalat - the City of Love in the eyes of the Vietnamese people.
Day 5: Dalat:
You must stay at least one day to visit the city of Dalat built by the French people at the beginning of the 20th century to become the ''Capital of the summer in Indochina ''. This city, named Little Paris of Asia, preserves monuments of French colonial architecture style mixed with the local style in a dreamy atmosphere at 1500 m altitude.
So, the most essential destinations: Lake of Xuan Huong, Palace of King Bao Dai, Dalat Railway Station, Thien Vien Truc Lam (Buddhist Meditation Institute), Dalat Su Quan (Institute of Dalat History), Liang Biang Plateau...
Day 6: Dalat - Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City): more than 300 km
You will cross the famous passes to descend to the plateau of Bao Loc before arriving in Ho Chi Minh City. If it's too long for you, it's better to spend one night in Bao Loc, 200 km from Ho Chi Minh City. You finish circuit 1 of the Vietnam highlands motorbike tours.
This option of Vietnam highland motorbike tours starting in Hoi An is reserved for travelers who finish the visit of the World Heritages in the center of Vietnam: Hue Imperial City, My Son Shrine, the ancient port city Hoi An...
Day 1: Hoi An - Da Nang - Quang Ngai: 160km
You follow the national road 1 A between Hoi An - Tam Ky - Quang Ngai.
Day 2: Quang Ngai - Thach Tru - Vi Pass O Lak - Mang Den - Kon Tum: 190 km
After the city of Quang Ngai, you will follow the mountainous road before conquering the Vi O Lak pass to reach Mang Den. You continue the winding road to reach the city of Kon Tum.
Day 3: Kon Tum - Pleiku: 50 km
|Today, you start the Vietnam highlands motorbike tours by visiting the key sites in Kon Tum: Kon Tum Church, the Kon K'or Rong Communal House located near the Dakbak River bank, the suspension bridge of Kon K'lor, the residence of the bishop of Kon Tum built in 1935, museum preserving the objects of the culture of the local ethnic groups...
On route 14 to Pleiku from Kon Tum, you will not miss the lake of T'Nung. The road that leads to the lake is a beautiful, lined with lush pines. Continue straight to meet a belvedere where you will admire the beauty of the lake.
Day 4: Pleiku - Buon Ho - Buon Ma Thuot: 180 km
You follow the route 14 to Buon Ma Thuot which is the most important city in the central highland of Vietnam.
Day 5: Buon Ma Thuot - Lake Lak: 50 km
Before continuing yours Vietnam highlands motorbike tours, you will visit the Trung Nguyen Coffee Museum, the Museum of Ethnology of the Highlands...
Activities at Lak Lake: Visit of King Bao Dai's Palace built on a hill offering beautiful views of Lake of Lak, elephant ride through the lake, walk in the village of Mnong people living in longhouses, folklore show of Mnong people...
Day 6: Lake Lak - Dalat: more than 210 km
You will follow the winding road, the lost passes...to go to Dalat which was built by the French people in the early 20th century to become a holiday resort at 1500 m altitude. With the romantic beauty, this city is often chosen by Vietnamese couples as the place of a wedding holiday.
So, you must stop here during Vietnam highlands motorbike tours to discover the most essential destinations of '' Little Paris of Asia '': Lake of Xuan Huong, Palace of King Bao Dai, Dalat Railway Station, Thien Vien Truc Lam (Institute of Buddhist Meditation), Dalat Su Quan (Institute of Dalat History), Liang Biang Plateau...
Day 7: Dalat - Bao Loc - Madagui - Dong Nai - Cat Lai - Ho Chi Minh City: 300 km:
You will cross the famous passes to descend to the plateau of Bao Loc before arriving in Ho Chi Minh City. If it's too long for you, it's better to spend one night in Bao Loc, 200 km from Ho Chi Minh City.
If you want to follow the scenic coastal road, you should follow the direction:
Day 7: Dalat - Mui Ne: 160 km from the mountain road
Day 8: Mui Ne - Lagi - Binh Chau - Lake of Tram - Coc Lake - Ba Ria - Cat Lai - Ho Chi Minh City: 200 km...
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Preparing Vietnam highland motorbike tours:
If you travel on your own, you have to prepare:
-Your motorbike (recent oil, tires, battery, horn, headlights, repair tools, pump…)
- Paper: passport, identity card, motorbike paper, driving license of your country, international driving license, insurance...
- Clothing, protective equipment (good quality helmet, protective clothing, glasses, mask, suitable shoes...)
-Personal tools: waterproof, scissors, lighters, flashlight, medical bag (cotton, gauze, dressing, antiseptic, headache, abdominal pain, fever ...), Smartphone, water bottle, emergency charger...
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