Map of your Motorcycle road trip :
Lucky Bastard Motorcycle Tours Company will pick you up from Danang airport and bring you to accommodation in Hoi An. In times afar, Hoi An served as the principal port to the Cham Kingdom. The area dictated the Indonesian spice trade between the 7th to 10th-century. Foreign influences of architecture are clear in the international colonial port of the 16th and 17th-century. Take the time for a bit of sightseeing by making your way to Lantern Street within the World Heritage recognized Old Town. Enjoy a break at one of the many bars for a cold beer, or two. Be our guest to a welcome dinner and receive a comprehensive briefing. Meet other riders while looking at a provided map of the journey.
The halfway point between the capital in the north, Hanoi, and Ho Chi Minh City in the South, Danang is rapidly changing like nowhere else in the country. Also known as the tourist capital of South Central Vietnam, the city offers a wonderful day for you to get acquainted with the motorbikes. Our guides will make this a pleasant and safe experience as you follow their lead. You will ride over the Golden Dragon Bridge, the longest bridge in Vietnam, all the way down to the fine white sand of China Beach. Visit Mỹ Sơn, a UNESCO World Heritage Site believed to be the longest inhabited archaeological site in Indochina. The Hoi An countryside offers endless opportunity to ride as begin your motorbike trip Vietnam.
Hoi An – A Luoi
240km - 6h of riding
This is a reasonably long, yet fun six-hour day to your Vietnam motorbike tours. Our destination is A Luoi in the mountainous North Central Coast region, located just west of the Laos-bordering A Shau Valley. Experience firsthand why our XR150 motorbikes are arguably the best touring bike for Vietnam. This area was the location of several U.S. military bases and fierce battles, including Tacon Airport and Hamburger Hill. Get inspired by the area’s natural attractions; at most times of the year, you’re guaranteed to have flowing waterfalls throughout spectacular ridges and valleys of the greater Annamite mountain range.
A Luoi – Khe Sanh
100km - 4h of riding
Don’t be misled by a seemingly short 100-kilometer distance as you journey Vietnam by motorbike. We travel along the eastern Ho Chi Minh Highway through the historic DMZ and the must-see Tacon Airport Museum. The battle around Khe Sanh was fought as part of the Tet Offensive, giving the area a totally new historical relevance. Ho Chi Minh trail was used as a supply route during the conflict between Vietnamese and U.S. forces. The concrete highway twists and turns through the valleys that make borders between Vietnam and Laos. Be ready for some fun, this remote area of Vietnam is an extraordinary riding opportunity along mesmerizing scenery.
Khe Sanh – Phong Nha
240km - 6h of riding
We head to Phong Nha Township with rewards all along the way. This short journey is packed full of the best riding available in Vietnam. Around every corner is another mountain view that will blow you away. The road twists and turns that are fun for the keen biker as you explore the XR’s capabilities. There is not much traffic along this road but it is important to remain alert for the occasional trucks. Keep an eye out for remote towns and the occasional cow meandering along the road.
Take a break from the bikes as you take the day to explore a small town situated in the middle of World Heritage listed Phong Nha National Park. It’s time to go spelunking for the adventurous types! Visit Paradise Cave, one of the world’s largest cave and marvel at the natural beauty of this spectacular form. Ente via the river to explore a system that extends for over 38-kilometers towards the Laos border. The caverns were used ceremonially by the original Champa people and more recently protection during conflicts. Bring your walking shoes and your camera to prepare for spectacular photo opportunities.
Phong Nha – Hue
227km - 6h of riding
Head back to the coast along the eastern HCM Highway through the DMZ to the old capital of Hue. If time permits, you can visit the Vinh Moc Tunnels where life carried-on throughout bombings over three three-stories underground. Hue is home to the UNESCO World Heritage Nguyen Dynasty capital, once the religious, cultural, and political capital of Vietnam. Situated only a short distance from the modern city, the citadel harks back to a time of emperors and is a must-see on your motorbike trip Vietnam.
Hue – Da Nang
130km - 4h of riding
Today, you will head down the coast back towards your starting point in Hoi An. Before leaving we visit the Citadel in town. Ride up the Hai Van Pass located near Da Nang, a road made famous in the Top Gear series. Plenty of spots for that special photo and fun roads make this a great ride. Time to chill out again and enjoy a few more drinks while reminiscing about the previous week. Remanence the special highlights to this wonderful country and discuss seeing even more.