The legendary Ho Chi Minh Trail was the supply line used by North Vietnam to link North and South Vietnam during the American War. Soldiers, ammunition, weapons and supplies were carried by hand, bicycle and truck for hundreds of kilometers through the otherwise impenetrable jungle that covered Vietnam’s mountainous border with Laos. A testimony to the ingenuity, fortitude and commitment of the northern Vietnamese, the trail slipped from use at the end of the war and was taken back by the jungle. Recent road work that follow original sections of the trail have changed this.Read more/Booknow
Ride on highway 49 heading to Aluoi. Keep riding up on top of Ma Oi pass, Go swimming at Mau waterfall Watch the handicraft sewing of the Van Kieu ethnic minority,
Arrive at A Luoi by lunch time.
The entire of the day to ride through the Ho Chi Minh Trail,
With many stops at ethnic minority villages.
Get to Prao for overnight stay.