VIETNAM MOTORBIKE TOURS
AN INCREDIBLE 10 DAY RIDE IN SOUTHERN VIETNAM
January 23- 1 February 2024
July 16-25 2024
August 17-26 2024
September 3-12 2024
January 23- 1 February 2025
July 16-25 2025
August 17-26 2025
September 3-12 2025
This action-packed tour is styled around the BBC Top Gear Vietnam special.
Join like-minded riders on this truly amazing ride through the most spectacular roads of Vietnam. If you ask us, the Top Gear show simply did not do it justice. We retrace some of roads and sights of the Top Gear special, but also include the best roads that were missed.
See the real Vietnam, Ride stunning the Central Highlands & famous Ho Chi Minh Trail - Explore regions rarely seen by the outside world, visit hill-tribe villages, enjoy amazing food and great overnight stays This fully supported tour is jammed packed full of adventure.
RATED AS THE NUMBER ONE RIDE IN VIETNAM
Our good, old-fashioned personalised booking service makes planning and booking a breeze. The itinerary below gives you a taste of what to expect on this amazing ride.
THE 10 DAY TOP GEAR MOTO 3 TOUR
Day 1 : Vietnam : 110km
Da Nang - Golden Bridge - Hoi An
Good morning Vietnam. Welcome to the first-day on the mighty Top-gear Moto3 Adventure, after breakfast-hotel checkout & baggage loaded in the VMT support van. its time for our rider briefing & greet your awaiting motorcycle . The first leg of today ride is 30km through the streets of Danang heading to Golden Bridge & Ba Na Hills, this 500-foot-long golden bridge appears to be cradled by two gigantic hands amidst the clouds, offering breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and forests, seeing Danang spread out below.
enjoy lunch before taking a cable car back to the bikes and ready to ride across to Ancient town of Hoi An . with a mixture of coastal roads and back streets, its a relaxed pace with plenty of nice stops along the way. Hoi An is filled with stunning old architecture featuring a mix of wooden Chinese shop-houses, temples and colorful French colonial buildings. lane-ways are filled with traditional handicrafts, cafes and bars! . our welcoming hotel, features a nice pool and located in the centre of townThe evening atmosphere is lit with colourful lane way lanterns, night market stalls, Enjoy a multitude of restaurants & bars serving traditional & international foods, but don’t forget to check out the famous tailor shops that (for a very cheap fee) will make you a custom suit or dress. Many shops can have your items ship back to your home country.
Day 2 : Vietnam : 90km
Hoi An - Hue
Enjoy a riverside breakfast in this UNESCO listed heritage town! With its roots dating back to Portuguese traders in the 15th century, Hoi An’s colourful and diverse history is a joy to behold. we ride out the through the back streets of Hoi An along the coast heading north, before making our way up the mountain range of the incredible Hai Van pass. Jeremy Clarkson’s favorite stretch of road on the BBC Top Gear Vietnam.
with spectacular ocean views. lunch stop is by a lake. we then hug the coastal back road through villages towards to the Imperial City of Hue, the country’s third largest city, located on the banks of the Perfume river. arrival to our very welcoming hotel with a rooftop pool. join us on a visit to the nearby Citadel, surrounded by a moat and thick stone walls. It encompasses the imperial city, with palaces and shrines. the Forbidden City . Hue evenings becomes alive with a fantastic array of incredible restaurants and cafes/bars.
Day 3 : Vietnam : 160km
Hue - Khe Sanh
We ride out through the bustling streets of beautiful Hue, heading northwest into the mountain ranges towards Khe Sanh. located close to the Laos border . riding the twisting Ho Chi Minh road following the Da Krong river. passing traditional roadside villages and epic views across the mountain range.
plenty of interesting stops and our guides share their deep of knowledge of this region. the afternoon ride has us arriving to the old Khe Sanh Combat Airbase, a former United States Marine Corps outpost. the base was abandoned on 6th of April 1971 . A small museum on the site contains exhibits and historical battle pictures, out by the old runway on display are aircraft, jet wreckage, a C-130 Hercules, Chinook chopper , Tanks, artillery and armor, restored bunkers . In the centre of town stands a huge monument carved from stone, which celebrates the bravery of the North in reference to the American War. our overnight stay in our hotel in Khe Sanh.
Day 4 : Vietnam : 300km
Khe Sanh -Aloi - Kham Duc
Another exciting day ahead as we ride deeper into the more remote regions of this truly stunning countryside, on whats some of the most incredible riding in all of Vietnam . the mighty Ho Chi Minh Trail takes us on a jaw-dropping journey through a spectacular twisty road unveiling its hidden beauty, rarely seen by the outside world, lush green jungle covered mountains.
passing traditional hilltribe villages where time remained still for centuries. A superb day riding mist-swept mountains and hairpin bends as it snakes its way through lush green jungle canopies, crossing wild rivers & waterfalls. its an adventure overload on this amazing ride to our overnight hotel lodgings in the mountainside village of Kham Duc . Vietnam is famous for its fantastic foods and tonight we enjoy more of the same. and a few drinks and more .
Day 5 : Vietnam : 180km
Kham Duc - Kon Tum
This is the proper Ho Chi Minh trail in all it's twisting and undulating glory ! Steeped in history, crucial to the war effort, vital to the life blood of Vietnam, it virtually speaks to you as you negotiate each turn. This is where the bulk of the riding footage from the famous Top Gear special took place, so soak it up and enjoy what will be one of the best days of your life! As many of our riders state, they just can't believe the sheer beauty of these areas and the amazing roads which you simply have to see for yourself! Overnight in Kon Tum, throughout these regions our guides and crew will share many interesting stories of Vietnam's deep history and rich culture .
Day 6 : Vietnam : 230km
Kon Tum - Buon Ma Thuot
We say our goodbyes to our friendly hosts . Saddle up on our trusty steeds for some relaxed open sections of roads, through rich fertile farming land. rubber tree plantations and coffee plantations plenty of stops to enjoy another fine day in the real Vietnam, with our destination in sight the coffee capital of Buon Ma Thuot and capital of the Dak Lak Province. this relaxed city is the largest in Vietnam's Central Highlands region. overnight stay complete with a pool.
Day 7 : Vietnam : 125km
Buon Ma Thuot - Lak Lake
Easy start into today: We saddle up and ride through the Dak Nong province, which was the scene of many conflicts and heavy bombing by the US Air-force during the American War.
Today these regions are farmed coffee plantations. The roads winding through the regions provide not only great riding, but also a true insight into this mighty country.
Our lunch stop is at the impressive Dray Sap waterfalls - great for swim while our lunch is prepared!. The afternoon ride has us passing herds of cattle and goats, buffalo through small traditional villages . the afternoon has us arriving at our popular guest house, located directly across from Lak Lake and surrounding rice fields. elephants are often seen here too . Did anyone mention a cold beer too? , foods in these regions are super fresh and tasty. Lak Lake is also home to several minority tribes and traditional villages with wooden long houses. picture perfect sunset over the lake . evening events include a traditional song and dance performance.
Day 8 : Vietnam : 155km
Lak Lake - Dalat
Good morning Vietnam, an early morning stroll through this peaceful village of Longhouses is a cultural feature typical of ethnic minorities in Vietnam
We’ve got another great day ahead! Back in the saddle, on our journey to hilltop retreat of Dalat . Featuring winding back roads that carve through coffee fields and rural farms, this is an outstanding ride.
Plenty of stops along the way allow us to try some local coffee and visit an old (and very interesting!) silk-making factory. We will then pass through some small villages, where you will see countless farmers tending crops Vietnamese style! Roads in these parts are often shared by farmers and livestock, children walking to and from school etc. So keep focused! . a real highlight riding through Vietnam is the welcoming smiles and gestures. we are on this constant smiling wave throughout the tour. local children are always excited to try their English. hello! can be heard everywhere.
Dalat famed as the ‘Swiss Alps of Vietnam,’ Dalat holds some very unique European-french influenced architecture and has a cooler climate than the surrounding areas. Dalat today is also known as the city of love, partially owing to its flower growing and romantic feel. it has become a popular holiday retreat for young Vietnamese couples. the evening night market is well worth the visit . another great overstay on our Top Gear adventure .
Day 9 : Vietnam : 165km
Dalat - Vinh Hy
We ride out through the centre of Dalat and surrounding lake before riding crossing the temperate climate of misty-mountain passes at 1600mts. and passing many hothouses growing vegetables & farmed flowers, huge pine Forrest, waterfalls and rice fields! . slowly winding our way down to tropical waters of South China Sea. dotted with fishing boats and nearby islands.
we ride a twisty ocean road that leads us to the beautiful seaside village of Vinh Hy bay . overnight in our resort overlooking the water with a nice pool . Vinh Hy is small fishing village popular with locals tourist and home to stunning views, surrounded by mountains. enjoy the evening exploring the village and the many waterfront dining locations on offer.
Day 10 : Vietnam : 80km
Vinh Hy to Nha Trang
we start a our ride little later today to enjoys the fruits of our superb seaside location. breakfast by the pool!, the road to Nha Trang continual along a rugged wind-swept mountain coastline, flowing like a ribbon in the wind , with huge vistas of rocky outcrops and views across the ocean and nearby islands. its postcard prefect .
followed by some highway that cuts us across the final run up through the great ocean road that leads us to beautiful Nha Trang. more epic views of what lays ahead in our final destination of Nha Trang. arriving to the VMT HQ . we say our farewells to trusty steeds and the VMT crew, that have been a hug part of this incredible 10 day adventure across Vietnam. concluding the tour with our final overnight on this epic journey in the bustling seaside city of Nha Trang. with a fantastic array of beach side bars and restaurants.
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$3,190USD PER RIDER
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Central Highlands, Nha Trang, Hoi An
Remote hill tribes and war history sites
Ho Chi Minh Trail
China Beach and Hai Van Pass
The best roads from the Top Gear show
The best roads not featured in the show
Ranked in the top five best rides on earth
A Taste of the real Vietnam!
PACKED WITH EXTRAS
Airport pick up and transfers
Flights and transfers within Vietnam
Quality overnight stays with western style bathrooms and WiFi
Our famed VMT English speaking guides and support crew
Fully maintained fleet of motorbikes which are comfy and perfect for touring Vietnam
All breakfasts, lunches and welcome dinner (special dietary requests catered for)
Detailed rider briefings, VMT t-shirt and touring map
Minivan for baggage transfers, supplies, and limited seats for non-riders while on tour
Entrance tickets and permits
Limited third party and bike damage cover
All fuel, mechanical and spares
24 hour back-to-base support and field medical kit
Quality overnight stays in twin-share rooms including pre/post-tour accomodation
Private airport transfers
Flights within Vietnam
Guides and VMT support crew
Lifan motorbike with all fuel and oil
Full mechanical support
Minivan and luggage transfers
Breakfasts, lunches and a welcome dinner
VMT T-shirt and VN touring map
Endless flow of bottled water, fruits and snacks
Field medical kit and back-to-base support
Return motorbike freight to headquarters
Motorcycle riding gear
International flights and visa
Personal travel insurance
(must include motorcycling)
Dinner meals (except for welcome dinner)
Vietnam MotorBike Tours | VMT are designed for riders seeking the ultimate adventure, exploring some of the bestback roads in Vietnam
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