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6 Days Hill Tribes – Hochiminh Trail – Central Coast

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Starts from Hanoi, this trip takes you to the mountainous areas in the North Vietnam to the central part by the historic Hochiminh Trail. This is best route for driving Jeep as you will enjoy so beautiful nature on the way combined with visiting the historical sites in the former DMZ of Vietnam War. For the last 02 days, driving through the villages on the rural roads and conquering Hai Van Pass is also unforgettable

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  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
      caving, hiking, sightseeing, Swimming
    • Activity Level Pick-up car
    • Group Size Large Group
      1 to 30
    All about the 6 Days Hill Tribes – Hochiminh Trail – Central Coast.

    Itinerary at glance

    Day 1: Hanoi – Mai Chau
    Day 2: Mai Chau – Pu Luong National Park – Hochiminh Trail – Tan Ky
    Day 3: Tan Ky – Phong Nha
    Day 4: Paradise Cave – West Truong Son Highway (Hochiminh Trail) – Khe Sanh
    Day 5: Ta Con former US Airbase – Vinh Moc Tunnels – Hue (Eagle Beach)
    Day 6: Tomb City – Hai Van Pass – Danang/Hoian

    Information:

    Type of tour: private
    Types of road: paved mountain, coastal roads; paved rural back- roads
    Vehicle types: pick-up car
    No of passenger per Jeep: 01 – 03
    No of vehicles: 01-10

    Accommodation:

    • Resort, hotels, farmstay, eco-lodge: western breakfasts
    • Guesthouse: clean blanket, pillow, mattress, mosquito net provided. Western toilet, hot shower

    Meals: local foods (sea foods, beef, chicken, pork, eggs, vegetables….)
    Activities: hiking, caving, sightseeing, swimming
    Group size: 01 – 30
    Duration of trips: 06 days
    Guides: 01 – 02 guides/group

    Self-driving requirements:

    Minimum driving age: 22
    IDP (International Driving Pass)
    Driving distances: 850km
    No of passenger per Jeep: 01 – 02
    Manual or automatic: manual

    Route Map:

    1. Day 1 Hanoi – Mai Chau (B/L)

      This morning, you will set off for Mai Chau – a valley where the White Thai minority group has settled down for centuries. The highlight of the day is when you get driven through the villages and along the reservoir. Enjoying the boat trip and picnic lunch on reservoir, if the weather permits, you could go for swimming. Check in the Ecolodge in the afternoon

      Stay: Mai chau Eco-lodge

    2. Day 2 Mai Chau – Pu Luong National Park - Hochiminh Trail – Tan Ky (B/L/D)

      Today, continue heading to the west, you will drive through a part of Pu Luong Nature Reserve before entering Hochiminh Trail. The mountain landscape and hill tribe villages are the highlights of today

      Stay: Tan Ky Guesthouse

    3. Day 3 Tan Ky – Phong Nha (B/L)

      It is very beautiful route today to Phong Nha National Park; deserted road through mountain and forest. Random stops on the way to have closer look to the local life always bring you surprises and fun. Upon arrival to the farmstay, you will have time for relax by the pool or taking part in some water sports nearby on Mooc Spring

      Stay: Chay Lap Farmstay

    4. Day 4 Paradise Cave – West Truong Son Highway (Hochiminh Trail) – Khe Sanh (B/L)

      A day for “long and winding road” through the national park, it could be the most deserted road in Vietnam where you will see very few people on the way. However, it offers great landscape and scenery. One remarkable stop will be Paradise Cave which is considered as one of the best caves in the park

      Stay: Khanh Phuong Hotel

    5. Day 5 Ta Con former US Airbase – Vinh Moc Tunnels – Hue (Eagle Beach) (B/L)

      Today, the relics in historical DMZ will be visited: Ta Con former US Airbase, Vinh Moc Tunnels and Hien Luong Bridge are in the list. You will learn more about the modern history of Vietnam. In the afternoon, the route to Hue will be special as you will drive along the coastal route passing the rural areas with villages and rice field views

      Stay: Ana Mandara Resort

    6. Day 6 Tomb City - Hai Van Pass – Danang/Hoian (B/L)

      Morning visit to the royal relics of Hue – which is the former capital of Vietnam. Hue is peaceful and green city with beautiful Huong River flowing through the city. Stop for break at a unique café shop in Hue before heading to Thuan An Beach, where you will start driving along to Hai Van Pass. A crazy stop before you reach to the pass is An Bang where you will see unique place where the dead’s tombs are bigger than people’s houses. The next highlight 20kms of Hai Van Pass will be conquered before dropping off at your hotel in Danang. Tour ends.

       Stay: Palm Garden Resort

    • Resort, hotels, farmstay, eco-lodge: western breakfasts
    • Guesthouse: clean blanket, pillow, mattress, mosquito net provided. Western toilet, hot shower

    Meals: local foods (sea foods, beef, chicken, pork, eggs, vegetables….)

    Eco-lodge in Mai Chau
    Farmstay, Phong Nha
    Hotel in Tan Ky
    Hotel, Khe Sanh
    Room in Hoian
    Room in Hue
    Room in Khe Sanh
    Room in Mai Chau
    Room in Phong Nha