Northwest Motorbike Tour from Hanoi to Vu Linh via Sapa – 7 days

Duration : 07/Days
Destination : Hanoi → Mai Chau → Phu Yen → Than Uyen → Sapa → Luc Yen → Vu Linh → Ha Noi

From: $1,183/person

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With its rocky, cone-like mountains, deep valleys, and high vistas, Northwest Vietnam is encircled by some of the most extreme geographies in the country. Riding to the more remote parts of the region takes time and effort, but it’s well worth yours. Best known for the beaten track on sides of Vietnam’s most gorgeous and untouched areas like Sapa, Northwest Vietnam allows riders to eye-witness the natural wonders while challenging their riding skills.

For that reason, we design a  7-day Northwest Motorbike Tour from Hanoi to Vu Linh via Sapa  and good service, providing you the Honda Motorbikes from 125 to 150cc to get off beaten track around  North Loop Trail to Sapa. And whichever way we bring you through, you will cross the magnificent mountainous scenery, deep ravines, and over spectacular passes.

  • Departure: From 01 person
  • ThemeNature/Motorcycle Adventure, Traditional culture, Off-road, Enduro Tours, Wild Life
  • SuitableTravel with friends, Active traveler, Solo traveler

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • Beautiful paintings-Mu Cang Chai is “painted” on the 2,200 hectares of terraces with magnificent yellow color that makes anyone wonder when visiting at this time.
  • Visit the relic “Khau Co Victory ” is one of the places of important battle, before the date of Uncle Ho ordered the national resistance; is a place to mark the heroic sacrifice of the army and the people of Van Ban to make a great victory in the struggle against French colonialism.
  • Conquer the rugged roads, enjoy the dim space with clouds and fog northwest
  • Come to Sapa to admire the beauty of French architecture of more than 200 villas, a pristine place with villages of ethnic minorities such as H’Mong, Dao, Tay, Xa Pho …

The Northwest Highlands are not only the familiar tourist paradise like Sapa or Mai Chau but also many other beautiful and wonderful wilderness which is awaiting you to explore and experience. Motorbike Tour North West will be a wonderful trip that you have not ever a change to enjoy before. If you want to know more about Vietnam Motorbike Tours Club Team, you can visit: https://vietnammotorbiketoursclub.com/

 

ITINERARY

Day 1Northwest Motorbike Tour from Hanoi to Mai Chau

Start our first day with a ride from downtown Hanoi to Mai Chau by going over Ton Duc Thang and Nguyen Trai Street towards Tran Phu/NH8 in Trung Van. Hit the Ho Chi Minh Trail/National Highway 21, then turn right to Highway 12B. Next, take a left turn on NH12B to reach Highway 6. Heading for 30.1km and left to QL15 before a right turn at the shop. Clear the route Vang Luong – Pha Ngan to get to Mai Chau.

Our 1st destination is a beautiful valley between towering cliffs hemmed in rice paddy fields, lush green forests, and nature reserves. With the unique terrain, the site offers riders a fully exciting off-road loop trail and breathtaking sceneries like the black river, the limestone mountain, Ba Khan Lake, and Thung Khe Pass. Get to know a new world through the Muong ethnic minority group’s culture and enjoy a warm greeting from the endearing locals here. We are ending the 1st fun day after a long ride at a homestay in Mai Chau. 

Summary:

Distance: 180 km

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel

Sapa Motorbike Tours To North Loop Trail - 7 days to Mai Chau Motorcycle tours

Day 2Northwest Motorbike Tour from Mai Chau to Phu Yen

After breakfast, we follow Na Pho and Highway 15 to Highway 6 in Tong Dau, then go along Route 6 to Highway 14 in Phieng Luong. Cross Highway 43 to Phu Yen. Today’s ride is quite hard for beginner bikers because the whole single track is rocky, slippery, and muddy. You can get back to wild nature and immerse yourself into the charm of Phu Yen at the height of over 1000m. Looking like a giant art painting, Phu Yen is without dispute a wonderful masterpiece of creativity with high mountains, majestic green forests, and amazing valleys. Casting downward, you will see rice fields and cornfields in vivid colors.

Make an exploration of “General Vo Nguyen Giap” – a historic forest in Gia Phu Commune and also a place bold military footprint. The forest was named after the nation’s great hero for showing the respect and gratitude of the locals. You can hear nature’s echo: streams, birds, insects, and even the wind. Our 2nd day ends with unforgettable moments in the mysterious land of Phu Yen. Stay overnight at a hotel.

Summary:

Distance: 150 km

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel

Sapa Motorbike Tours To North Loop Trail - 7 days to Mai Chau Motorcycle tours

Day 3Northwest Motorbike Tour from Phu Yen to Than Uyen

Today’s travel distance is the longest of our tour, so we will depart early at 7 a.m., following the route: Than Uyen – Ql37 – QL32 – Ta Ya – QLL279. After breakfast with coffee, we will have a real off-road single track (if the weather permits). With a long ride of over 200km, our crew shall take care of each other, or it will take much longer for us to reach the destination.

In the afternoon, we will make it to one of the most wonderful landscapes of rice-terraced fields in Vietnam – Mu Cang Chai. Considered a must-visit spot once you come to the Northern mountainous area, Mu Cang Chai is famous for the stretch of hazardous roads, ancient landscapes, and lofty ranges of mountains, not to mention the peaceful and poetic picture of ethnic’s houses covered by terrace fields.

We’ll arrive in Than Uyen at 4 p.m., then visit the Khau Co site on the Khau Co Pass, sure to captivate you instantly with its grandeur of nature. After that, we will return to the hotel for a rest after a long day filled with emotion.

Summary:

Distance: 210 km

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel

Sapa Motorbike Tours To North Loop Trail - 7 days to Than Uyen Motorcycle Tours

Day 4Off-road Sapa Motorbike Tour - Fansipan

Leaving Than Uyen, we continue onwards to Binh Lu crossroads. On the way, we will get the chance to cross one of the four long, rugged, and majestic passes in the Northwest – O Quy Ho. The pass is a dreamy motorcycle off-road track for bikers of all. Silver Falls is the highlight of today’s trip. It’s the waterfall falling down O Quy Ho Valley from the height of over 100m. On foot, travelers can have a picnic and swim in the summer.

After lunch in Sapa, we’ll visit Muong Hoa – a romantic valley whose beauty added to some unspoiled nature and the indigenous people’s cultural richness that inspires many tourists. The next must-visit site in Sapa is Fansipan – the highest mountain in Southeast Asia, with a 3.143m. Along the route to the peak, there’re many rare plants and animals. To touch the famed peak, we have got to get in the cable cars. Subsequently, we return to the town of Sapa for dinner and spend the night at a hotel.

Summary:

Distance: 100 km

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel

Sapa Motorbike Tours To North Loop Trail - 7 days to Sapa valley

Day 5Northwest Motorbike Tour from Sapa to Luc Yen

Head northeast on Xuan Vien to Ngu Chi Son; after turning right onto Dien Bien Phu Street / National Road 4D, we will run on wheels for 4km, then take National Highway 4A and Highway 70 to Luc Yen. Before landing at the destination, spend some time exploring Sau Chua Peak. Standing on the top of which, you can see all the best Lao Chai and Ta Van Valley in the romantic land of Sa Pa.

Luc Yen is not only a gem mining area but also Luc Yen Gem Market. Blessed with a large deposit of gemstones, all kinds of stones here are used to make eye-catching paintings and works of art. Aside from admiring the grace of gems, we’ll delve into the charm of the villages and cultural traditions of the Tay people. Abounding with historical and cultural vestiges and scenic spots, the Luc Yen tourist area has a magic attraction for tourists. Head back to the homestay for dinner and sleep.

Summary:

Distance: 180 km

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel

Sapa Motorbike Tours To North Loop Trail - 7 days To Luc Yen

Day 6Northwest Motorbike Tour from Luc Yen to Vu Linh

Today will be the tour’s shortest, funniest, and most relaxing day. We’ll clear a short off-road track from Luc Yen to Vu Linh. After breakfast, we’ll depart from QL70 and go along DT152 to road 170. We arrive in Vu Linh at noon and have lunch. Enjoy the local foods such as rice fields, flower banana salad, fish salad, shrimp salad, and chicken cooked with sour bamboo shoots, to name a few.

After that, we made our tracks for Thac Ba Lake – one of Vietnam’s largest artificial lakes dubbed “Ha Long Bay on Land”. The water in the lake is blue and clear, imprinted with the reflections of the surrounding ancient forest. Stay overnight at a Tay house, where you can overlook Thac Ba Lake and feel the fresh wind.

Summary:

Distance: 80 km

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel

Sapa Motorbike Tours To North Loop Trail - 7 days to Thac Ba Motorcycle Tours

Day 7Northwest Motorbike Tour from Vu Linh back to Hanoi

For an easy return to Hanoi, we will take the uncrowded road 2B, leaving the state of the countryside behind. However, we will not pass through the majestic Red River without relishing its peace and rustic beauty. It is the largest river in Vietnam which rises in China’s Yunnan Province and flows 1.175km southeast through deep, narrow gorges to enter Vietnam and discharge into the Gulf of Tonkin via a great delta. On the two banks of the river, there are rustic villages, ancient temples, and vast maize fields. The river is a source of life, yet for Hanoians, it reflects Vietnamese history and the capital city’s long prosperity. At 4 in the afternoon, we reach Hanoi. It is the end of the 7-day Motorbike Tour, full of emotion and excitement.

Summary:

Distance: 170 km

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Sapa Motorbike Tours To North Loop Trail - 7 days Back To Hanoi Motorcycle Tours

END OF 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

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

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

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.
Group of 1XR 150L220 USD / 1 day / 1 rider
Group of 2XR 150L150 USD / 1 day / 1 rider
Group of 1CRF 250L240 USD / 1 day / 1 rider
Group of 2CRF 250L170 USD / 1 day / 1 rider

From 3 riders please contact us for the best 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)
  • Riding Shirt for souvenirs
  • 4G simcard
  • Overnight Train Ticket (soft bed) and bike shipping fee from Lao Cai – Sapa

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

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 dirtbike – USD 200 / 1 above 500cc bike
  • VAT Excluded from the price, VAT 10% will be added to the total price upon your REQUEST.

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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