Turn your trip from Hoi An to Hue into an unforgettable journey.
Day 1: Hoi An to Prao
We drive to the remote mountain village of Prao, stopping at historic Cham towers and monuments from the French Indochina war along the way. After refreshments, we ascend into the highlands through Co Tu minority towns, stop for a picnic lunch and swim in the idylic mountain streams. We dine at a top local restaurant – a great experience by itself.
( Accommodation: Guesthouse )
Day 2: Prao to Khe San via A Luoi
Day two starts early with breakfast before embarking on a new section of the Ho Chi Minh Trail. We ride through pristine rainforest along the Lao border and over spectacular mountain passes, then stop for picnic lunch in a spectacular mountain waterfall, where you can cool off with a swim. Following this we travel through the A Shau Valley, a famous American War battleground.
After lunch we leave A Luoi, and follow the Ho Chi Minh Trail to Khe Sanh. We visit the Khe Sanh combat base and memorial and museum.
( Accommodation: Hotel )Day 3: Khe Sanh to Hue via Vinh Moc Tunnels
Driving along Highway 9, we pass famous American war sites like the Rock Pile and Camp Carol, before crossing the former border between North and South Vietnam at the 17th parallel. We arrive at the Vinh Moc tunnels, where an entire village went underground in the 1960s to survive the bombing. After exploring the tunnels, we head to a local beach where you can cool off with a swim.
After lunch we drive along the coastline and arrive in Hue late afternoon.
|Optional Abseiling at Marble Mountain on day 1:
Highlights of the tour
* Ethnic minority villages
We walk up Marble Mountain into the rappelling area, which takes about 10 to 15 minutes.
Tour starts at 9am
Tours begin between 07:00am and 09:00am depending on the duration of the route and yourprices include English or French speaking guide, accommodation, entry tickets to sites, motorbikes, helmets and petrol.