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Vietnam Ho Chi Minh Trail
It would be possible to ride this route without taking any notice of its past but that would be a shame, the route is rich in history from the '60s and 70s. Our man in Vietnam, Phong, has a keen knowledge of history and a personal understanding of events gained from tales told by older friends and relatives who served on this trail during the war, stories he is happy to share with those who are interested. The HCM Trail however is far more than this, it is a route that takes us through a stunning natural wilderness. Much of our route is remarkably free of traffic, one day during our research we saw just one car in 100km. The backdrop varies from pastoral to virgin jungle, the views vary from the walls of narrow valleys to open pasture, rice fields, bamboo forests, tapioca & coconut to name but a few. At times we can see far across the jungle clad hills to the South China Sea. Small rural villages, dusty border towns and laid back mountain communities, not to mention the bustle of Hanoi and the wonderful UNESCO town of Hoi An all provide us with a bed for the night and a place to eat.
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Av. daily dist.:
2013: 24 Feb. - 09 Mar.
Open for booking.
Single Supplement: £190
Prices exclude flights. Contact us for details of bicycle hire on this tour.