North Vietnam Motorbike Tour from Hanoi to Ba Be – 10 days

Duration : 10/Days
Destination : Hanoi → Mai Chau → Moc Chau → Phu Yen → Than Uyen → Sapa → Xin Man → Ha Giang → Meo Vac → Cao Bang → Ba Be

From: $1,690/person

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Experiencing North Vietnam by motorbike on small and steep roads will be a challenge for any adventure biker. From Hanoi to Ba Be Lake, you will have a chance to admire the raw beauty of Mai Chau, Sapa, Ha Giang, and also peaceful villages hidden behind the bamboo groves.  Don’t forget to take a deep breath after every stop to enjoy the fresh air and listen to the sound of nature. Spending days and nights in the local area to better understand Vietnamese history and immerse yourself in the unique cultures of the northern region.

  • Departure: From 01 person
  • ThemeNature/Soft Adventure, Traditional culture
  •   SuitableTravel with friends, Active traveler, Solo traveler
ITINERARY

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

 

Day 1North Vietnam Motorbike Tour from Hanoi to Mai Chau

Mai Chau Valley is one of the most beautiful valleys of Northern Vietnam, which is located 150km away from Hanoi city. Instead of following the highway, we choose another road with the beautiful scenery of rivers and rice fields on both sides. Enjoying some off-road trails and admiring nature at the same time will never make you feel bored. The first day of the tour will end at roughly 5 pm. Have dinner and spend one night at the house of the Thai ethnicity to bring back energy before the long ride tomorrow.

Summary: 

Distance: 170 km 

Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Homestay

Hanoi- Mai Chau in north vietnam by motorbike day 1

Day 2North Vietnam Motorbike Tour from Mai Chau – Moc Chau – Phu Yen

On a peaceful morning in Mai Chau, we have breakfast with Thai ethnic traditional food and spend some time walking around to enjoy the beauty of nature and taking some fresh air. We leave Mai Chau at 9 am and head to Moc Chau on rugged roads. Though the distance is quite short, you will get lots of fun experiences riding off-road and have a chance to admire the wonderful landscape. It’s expected to reach Phu Yen at around 5:30 pm. We will have lunch and stay in this peaceful rural district overnight.

Summary: 

Distance: 150 km

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel 

experience north vietnam day 2

Day 3North Vietnam Motorbike Tour from Phu Yen to Than Uyen

Bidding farewell to Phu Yen after breakfast, we head to Than Uyen by following a fairly daunting mountain road a distance of 200 km. The road to Than Uyen is truly a challenge for any biker. But after all, what you get is worth it. From the top of Mu Cang Chai, you will have a panoramic view of the majestic mountains and golden terraced fields. The beautiful scenery here will make you forget the fatigue quickly.

Summary: 

Distance: 220 km

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

day 3 in north vietnam motorbike tours

Day 4North Vietnam Motorbike Tour from Than Uyen to Sapa

Today the team will ride through Hong Lien, where you can see the highest mountain of Indochina, Fansipan. With a height of 3143 m above sea level, Fansipan is dubbed “the roof of Indochina”. From the top of the Hong Lien mountain range, you can take a whole view of majestic mountains covered with fog all year round.

Let’s conquer O Quy Ho Pass, one of the four most rugged yet beautiful passes in northern Vietnam. Stop here for a while to enjoy its beauty and take some nice shots. We will reach Sapa at noon. Have lunch here in Sapa and then ride around this dreamlike town to admire the beauty of hill tribe villages hidden behind the bamboo groves. Try to ride back to the hotel before sunset because the fog will fall down quickly.

Summary: 

Distance: 110 km

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel

north vietnam motorbike tours day 4

Day 5North Vietnam Motorbike Tour from Sapa to Xin Man

Leaving Sapa town after breakfast, we will turn into a small path through the Dao village to Lao Cai city. If you come here from June to September, you will have the opportunity to admire the majestic natural beauty of immense golden terraced fields.

We will have lunch in Lao Cai and continue the motorbike tour to Bac Ha, a rural district of Lao Cai Province in the Northeast region of Vietnam with a height of 1000 meters above sea level. The road to Bac Ha is quite challenging when crossing zigzag passes and off-road tracks. We will have dinner and stay overnight in Xin Man, a mountainous district in Ha Giang province.

Summary: 

Distance: 170 km

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

day 5 in northern vietnam

Day 6North Vietnam Motorbike Tour from Xin Man to Ha Giang

Today we choose to ride on a small dirt road from Xin Man to Ha Giang. This is a great opportunity for you to show off your motorbike riding skills by crossing shallow streams, rugged mountain roads and overcoming obstacles. The remaining half of the road to Ha Giang is so smooth when the even roads appear. It’s expected to arrive in Ha Giang around 4:30 pm. Have dinner at the hotel in the city and take a rest to recharge your energy for tomorrow’s riding.

Summary: 

Distance: 180 km

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

day 6 in north Vietnam 10 days

Day 7North Vietnam Motorbike Tour from Ha Giang to Meo Vac

Today we head to Ha Giang by riding through the majestic rocky plateaus near the Chinese border. The best thing you can not miss when coming to Ha Giang is to conquer Ma Pi Leng, one of the most beautiful and legendary mountain passes in Vietnam. Spend some time admiring the scenery from Ma Pi Leng Pass; you will be truly impressed with the beauty of nature here. Apart from the spectacular scenery, Ha Giang also attracts many tourists to explore the unique culture of ethnic minorities living near the border area. We will arrive in Meo Vac at around 4 pm. After dinner, you can slowly walk around and enjoy some street food in this beautiful town.

Summary: 

Distance: 170 km

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

ha giang- meo vac

Day 8North Vietnam Motorbike Tour from Meo Vac to Cao Bang

This will be a great day, a day of historical imprints; Cao Bang is a low plateau that has witnessed many changes in history, including the resistance against French colonialism of the Vietnamese people, The residence of Ho Chi Minh President in the years of resistance war. During the Northeast Vietnam Motorbike tour, we can stop at some ethnic Dao villages where the Hand and Dao live and experience some local markets or the beautiful and peaceful scenery of the mountainous area in Cao Bang.

The motorbike ride from Meo Vac to High Bang today is almost on-road; crossing some scenic mountain passes will be in High State quite early; check in the room in a hotel, relax to save energy for the next long rides, or try a local beer on the street.

Summary: 

Distance: 180 km

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel

Meo Vac- Cao Bang

Day 9North Vietnam Motorbike Tour from Cao Bang to Ba Be

A fairly gentle day for visitors, the roads here are really easy, there are no obstacles at all; the scenery is beautiful with the primeval forests. Ba Be Lake is the largest freshwater lake in Vietnam and is one of the hundred largest freshwater lakes in the world. Formed about 200 million years ago, through the geological tectonic plates where there are limestone mountains emerging in the middle of the lake, that created a beautiful landscape here. Around 4 pm, We come here and sit on the boats of local people to experience the grandeur of the lake.

Cao Bang- Ba Be

Day 10North Vietnam Motorbike Tour from Ba Be to Hanoi

Last day Vietnam motorbike adventure – 10 Days is expected to be a long riding distance to North Vietnam. On the route returning to Hanoi, our off-road motorcycle team will pass through the rural areas along the Red River delta. You will be able to observe the fields of growing corn and rice, the traditional handicraft villages, and fishing villages. A long day of riding might make you tired, though it is still an extremely exciting day for riding. The nearer we come to the city, the busier it seems to be. We are expected to arrive in Hanoi before 5:00 am.

Summary: 

Distance: 250 km

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Ha noi - Ba Be

End Tour

LUXURY PRICE

Vietnam motorbike tours prices for a guided Vietnam motorcycle tour

*Full package, no hidden cost surprises

Guided Tour

(On-road)

Hymalaya / Versy 300

Honda CB 500x

BMW GS1200

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Two peopleContact UsContact UsContact Us
Three people310 USD/day/person315 USD/day/person495 USD/day/person
From four people290 USD/day/person299 USD/day/person475 USD/day/person

Guided Tour

(Under 20% Off-road)

Honda XR150L

Honda CRF300L

Suzuki DRZ 400

One person219 USD/day/person249 USD/day/person259 USD/day/person
Two people199 USD/day/person219 USD/day/person239 USD/day/person
Three people179 USD/day/person199 USD/day/person219 USD/day/person
From four people169 USD/day/person189 USD/day/person209 USD/day/person

Guided Tour

(From 50% Off-road)

Honda XR150L

Honda CRF300L

Suzuki DRZ400

One person239 USD/day/person269 USD/day/person279 USD/day/person
Two people219 USD/day/person239 USD/day/person259 USD/day/person
Three people199 USD/day/person219 USD/day/person239 USD/day/person
From four people189 USD/day/person209 USD/day/person229 USD/day/person

Luxury Price Includes :

  • Well-experienced English Speaking Tour Guide (also good at Mechanical Skills – Photographer)
  • Recent & Well-Maintained CRF 300L – Gasoline
  • 25% Riding Time Offroad per day ( Enduro Routes upon your request )
  • Good Accommodation: 4-star hotels – resort based on twin rooms and high standard homestay to know more about the cultures.
  • All meals on tour: Enjoy local food in every region you visit.
  • Water – Solf Drinks
  • Boat trips on Lakes or Rivers – Ferry
  • All entrance tickets/ Permits to remote areas
  • International Airport Pickup – Drop Off
  • 1 Night of Ethnic Entertainment at Homestay for a group from 2 riders
  • Helmets – Gloves – Protection Guard for Elbows & Knees – Pants (If we have your size )
  • Riding Shirt for souvenirs
  • Hotel Before the Tour
  • 4G simcard
  • Overnight Train Ticket (soft bed) and bike shipping fee from Lao Cai – Sapa

Luxury Price Excludes :

  • Personal insurance – Travel insurance (this is at your own risk)
  • Motorbike insurance to Cover any damages to the motorcycle (Click here to know more)
  • Air ticket – Visa fee (approximately 25 USD/person, depending on nationality)
  • Tip, personal expenses, and other expenses not described in the itinerary
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Single Supplement for Single Occupancy
  • The Hotel After riding

Luxury Price Notes :

  • For a group of from
    • 5 riders, The professional Mechanic comes for free
    • 10 riders, a Pickup Truck is free for escorting ( Under 10 riders, it will be USD 150 / 1 day)
  • A single stay will cost USD 40 / 1 night / 1 single room.
  • The cameraman costs USD 200 / 1 day (Flycam – professional photos and clips)
  • If tours do not depart/ end at the departure spot, the surcharge for bike shipping to/ back to the departure spot is USD 90 / 1 dirtbike – USD 200 / 1 above 500cc bike
  • VAT Excluded from the price, VAT 10% will be added to the total price upon your REQUEST.
Bikes with stadard price

1. Suzuki DR-Z400

Price only from 209 USD/day/rider

2. Honda CB500X

Price only from 299 USD/day/rider

3. BMW GSA 1250

Price only from 399 USD/day/rider

5. YAMAHA WR 155CC

Price only from 170 USD/day/rider

4. HONDA XR150L

Price only from 150 USD/day/rider

6. HONDA CRF 300L/250L

Price only from 189 USD/day/rider

STANDARD PRICE INCLUDES :
  • English Speaking Tour Guide (Good at mechanical skills – Photographer)
  • Recent & Well-Maintained CRF 250L – Gasoline
  • At least 25% riding offroad per day (Please let us know if you only like riding on-road)
  • Good Accommodation: 3 hotels based on twin rooms or homestay.
  • All meals on tour: Enjoy local food in every region you visit.
  •  Water – Solf Drinks
  • Boat trips on Lakes or Rivers – Ferry
  • All entrance tickets/ Permits to remote areas
  • International Airport Pickup – Drop Off
  • 1 Night of Ethnic Entertainment at Homestay for a group from 2 riders
  • Helmets – Gloves – Protection Guard for Elbows & Knees – Pants (If we have your size)
STANDARD PRICE EXCLUDES:
  • Personal insurance – Travel insurance (this is at your own risk)
  • Motorbike insurance to Cover any damages to the motorcycle (Click here to know more)
  • Air ticket – Visa fee (approximately 25 USD/person, depending on nationality)
  • Tip, drinks, personal expenses, and other expenses not described in the itinerary
  • Single Supplement for Single Occupancy
  • The Hotel at night Before / After riding
STANDARD PRICE NOTES:
  • Pickup Truck for escorting cost USD 150 / 1 day
  • A single stay will cost USD 30 / 1 night / 1 single room.
  • The cameraman costs USD 200 / 1 day (Flycam – professional photos and clips)
  • If tours do not depart/ end at the departure spot, the surcharge for bike shipping to/ back to the departure spot is USD 90 / 1 dirtbikeUSD 200 / 1 above 500cc bike
    VAT Excluded from the price, VAT 10% will be added to the total price upon your REQUES

BOOKING CONDITIONS

1. Deposits and Payment Policy

  • We require a deposit of 30% of the total upon confirmation of booking tour. The remaining balance will be paid 45 days before departure. Your booking may be considered canceled if the full balance is not received by Vietnam Motorbike Tours Club by that time.
  • You can choose the payment method by money transfer or credit card payment with all bank transfer charges/ fees to be paid by you.
  • After receiving your payment, we will issue you the final confirmation of the detailed itinerary and services via e-mail.

2. Cancellation and Refunds

  • Vietnam Motorbike Tours Club takes no responsibility for any flight delays or scheduled changes at any stage throughout the trip.
  • We have the discretion to change the itinerary or delay the tour due to weather, local conditions, politics, or various other reasons with our notification in advance.
  • During the tour, should you be found to break any of the rules without the prior exception from the tour leader, we have the discretion to cancel the tour with no refunds applied.
  • During the tour, should your bike have minor technical problems, our guide/mechanic will attempt to fix it as quickly as possible. In the event that the bike can not be fixed within the day, we will endeavor to substitute a bike of a similar type to ensure your trip is not interrupted.
  • Should you have to cancel the tour due to special reasons, you may transfer your booking to another person. However, you will be liable for your nominee paying their monies in full.

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