Planning an Adventure
Over the next several weeks, you will be planning the ultimate travel adventure.
The Final Product: Putting It All Together
The format for your final Trip Plan is up to you. We will discuss possibilities during class.
Step 7: Daily Transportation and Lodging
Use the form below to identify the places you will stay and the transportation you will use on a daily basis. Daily Transportation and Lodging Form
Step 6: Filling In Your Itinerary
For each day of your trip...
Step 5: Basic Travel Itinerary
Now that you know where you will be going, you need to begin to develop your final travel itinerary. For this step, you will
Example of Day to Day Plan
Note - this example does not highlight the City and Country each day. You will need to do that.
DAY 1 - Arrive in Hanoi, Vietnam: Our crew will meet you at the airport and take you to the hotel. Welcome dinner this evening.
DAY 2 - Hanoi City Tour: Ride through the hectic streets of Hanoi on a Vintage Vespa during the Hanoi City Tour. Experience incredible sights and sounds of Vietnam's vibrant capital city. Stay in Hanoi.
DAY 3 - Hanoi – Mai Chau: leave the busy city for the calm countryside of Vietnam! Stay in Mai Chau.
DAY 4 - "Mai Chau – Nghia Lo: Take in the countryside and incredible mountains of Northern Vietnam. Stay in Nghia.
DAY 5 - Nghia Lo – Than Uyen: You think you have seen it all, then the mountains! Enjoy dirt and paved riding through beautiful scenery. Stay in Than Uyen.
DAY 6 - Than Uyen – Sapa: Another great day exploring the backroads of Vietnam. Stay in Sapa.
DAY 7 - Sapa – Sin Ho: You are riding off the beaten track in Vietam! Stay in Sin Ho.
DAY 8 - Sin Ho – Dien Bien Phu: Ride near the Laos border and discover mountainous scenery, challenging riding, and remote hill tribes. Stay in Dien Bien Phu.
DAY 9 - Dien Bien Phu - Muang Khua - Nong Khiew: Today we board a bus and cross the Vietnam/Laos Border. Arrive at the trading post of Muang Khua and get on a long boat and head down the Nam Ou River. Enjoy breathtaking scenery and take in the river life for the day. Stay in Nong Khiaw.
DAY 10 - Nong Khiaw - Luang Prabang: Pick up Honda XR 250s and ride to the World Heritage City of Luang Prabang. Enjoy the night market, stroll around town, or do an outride to a variety of waterfalls. Stay in Luang Prabang.
DAY 11 - Stay in Luang Prabang: Enjoy Luang Prabang, a city enshrouded in tranquility and history. Ride out to a number of waterfalls. Enjoy a boat ride on the famous Mekong River. Catch up on internet, and cruise the night market once more. Stay in Luang Prabang.
DAY 12 - Luang Prabang - Vang Vieng: Ride the mountains of Laos and past scenic Limestone Karsts as you descend to Vang Vieng. Stay in Vang Vieng.
DAY 13- Vang Vieng - Vientiane: Ride to the capital city of Laos. Explore the city from the Banks of the Mekong River to the eclectic city market. Stay in Vientiane.
DAY 14 - City Tour, Vientiane: Take tour of the city and learn about its story both past and present. Enjoy an excellent farewell dinner this evening.
DAY 15 - Fly Home
Step 4: Summary Trip Presentation
On Friday, April 30, you will present a brief presentation of what you are thinking about for you trip. This may not be the final version of your trip, but it should be close to what your final plan would be. Your presentation should include...
Step 1: United Nations Geoscheme and More
Using the map provided and a box of crayons, identify and highlight the following...
Step 2: Summary Itinerary
We will be creating a more detailed itinerary in the future, but for now, using the map provided, or a map of your choosing, highlight...
Step 3: Getting to Know Our Country and One of the Countries You Will Visit