Biking on the Ho Chi Minh Trails in Phong Nha
Phong Nha, Quang Binh
Phong Nha, Quang Binh
Biking on the Ho Chi Minh trails in the Phong Nha area will bring you new experiences, feelings, and challenges. As you know, The roads are incredibly wonderful with spectacular mountain views around every corner, very little traffic, and virtually no tourists. Our cycling on Ho Chi Minh Trail is such a real challenge on physical while give you opportunities to learn about Vietnamese history while enjoying wonderful nature. Some stages on our biking tour are difficult but certainly, it will be a great target for whom likes to conquer it.
|Tour Cost||USD 65/ Person.|
(*): 1 USD = 23,000 VND
|Bike Hire||Mountain bikes and helmets are included in the tour.|
Child bikes are on request
|Accomplished||30 kilometres / 19 miles cycling 2 kilometres / 1.3 miles walking/hiking||Tour Grade||Easy to Moderate|
|Duration||Full-day tour.||Places Visited||Original Ho Chi Minh trail, Nuoc Mooc Eco-trail & Spring, Wine cave|
|Tour Meets||Daily from 08:15 – 08:30 in Phong Nha Town||Tour Ends||Around 16:30 at the meeting point.|
|Group Size||Biking on Ho Chi Minh Trails|
Minimum 2 people for the private tour.
|Child Price||Children from 9 to 11 years old get half price.|
What to bring:
You should bring your own sunglasses, sun-cream, cycling shoes, swimming gear.
We will provide you with bottles of water, soft drinks, seasonal fruits, and snacks and we supply the International standard mountain bikes and helmets.
At 08h00-08h30: We will pick you up at your hotel/ homestay in Phong Nha to go to the starting point. Here, we will learn some cycling traffic and safety rules before starting the Phong Nha Biking Tour.
Around 08h45: We leave the town to Phong Nha National Park. In our Phong Nha biking on Ho Chi Minh trails, we will cycle through the local corn and rice fields, along Son River to explore Na village. As you know, Na Village is a floating fishing farm. Our local tour guide will tell you the local culture, how the rice is grown, and how the villagers feed their fish in theỉ farms.
After that, we visit Ho Khanh’s house, the house of a jungle man who found the Son Doong Cave- the World’s largest cave to learn about the caving passion this Jungle king. If you are lucky, you can get a photo with this World-famous man.
Then in our Phong Nha biking on Ho Chi Minh trails, we pedal to get through a nice peanut field and reach the Ho Chi Minh’s original trails, which facilitated the movement of soldiers and war supplies from North Vietnam to battlefields in South Vietnam. There is not only one or 2 Ho Chi Minh trails. Our guide will tell you more about those than C.I.A.
Please be strong to conquer this tough trail before crossing to another muddy path through the peanut fields along the Chay river to reach HCM HW(West wing).
We will have a lovely lunch at Chay Lap homestay or Nuoc Mooc Spring, where an eco-trail leads you to a pristine water swimming pool in the jungle! If you like you can swim in this crystal spring and immerse your soul in the fairyland of Phong Nha mountains.
Last but not least in the Biking Tour on Ho Chi Minh Trails, We will cycle to cross the Chay river over a wooden bridge to explore the Wine Cave – where the V.C made rice wine during the time hiding bomb from the U.S aircraft. In this cave, there is a symbol of peace that still remained. After all, we cycle back to the town at about 16h30. Have an Ice-cream break. We finish the Phong Nha Biking on the Ho Chi Minh trails tour. Phong Nha Locals Travel wishes you have a great cycling tour with us!
1,430,000 VND/Pax = $62/ Person. (Minimum 2 travellers).
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