Off-road Sapa Motorbike Tour to Northeast Vietnam – 8 days

Duration : 08/Days
Destination : Hanoi Night train to Lao Cai → Sapa → Bac Ha Market → Ha Giang → Dong Van → Bao Lac → Cao Bang → Quang Uyen → Ban Gioc Waterfall → Lang Son →Hanoi

From: $1,352/person

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Northeast Vietnam has long been well-known for its beautiful poetic landscapes and unique cultures. If you are hunting for the most stunning photos on the journey to conquer remote areas, you should not miss the opportunity to join our 8-day off-road Sapa motorbike tour to Northeast Vietnam. It promises to bring you the most pleasant experiences.  

Tour Highlights

The off-road Sapa motorbike tour to the Northeast will last eight days with a wide range of interesting activities. You start the journey in Lao Cai, then visit all the most famous places in the Northeast region, including Bac Ha, Ha Giang, Dong Van, Bao Lac, Cao Bang, Quang Uyen, and Lang Son. Apart from admiring the magnificent scenery along the way, the motorbike trip offers you different riding experiences. You sometimes will have an occasion to ride through smooth roads while encountering bumpy rides some other time. 

ITINERARY

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

+ “One step to the blue sky” is the most meaningful phrase when coming to Quan Ba sky. Standing here, you can take a panoramic view of the Sa Phin valley and the romantic Tam Son town, blurring in the clouds of magical

+ Standing on the peak of Ma Pi Leng – the king of the Pass in the North, visitors will feel as exciting as flying in the air.

+ Lung Cu flag pole – the beloved northernmost point of the country, watching the 54 m² flag flying in the wind

+ Touching the Ban Gioc waterfall is a sacred destination in the hearts of the Vietnamese

+ When visiting Cao Bang, you can visit Pac Bo relic is a famous revolutionary relic complex, a special place in the life of President Ho Chi Minh in the years 1941 – 1945.

 

Day 1Off-road Sapa Motorbike Tour from Lao Cai - Sapa - Bac Ha

 

The 8-day off-road Sapa motorbike tour to the Northeast starts with a trip by train from Hanoi to Lao Cai, about 70 km from Bac Ha. Riding the motorbike to Bac Ha, you will have a chance to have some stops for sightseeing and hunting for stunning photos. Each season, you will have to conquer different winding off-road paths to explore buckwheat, karst plateau, and the land of ancient tea. 

Apart from the Bac Ha market, there are many other tourist attractions you cannot miss along the road, such as the Hoang A Tuong building, Ban Pho village, and Tien cave. When getting to Bac Ha, you will live in a homestay, giving you more exciting daily life experiences. You will have intimate meals with the local people who certainly will invite you to taste some regional specialties like sticky rice or wine.  

Summary:

Distance: 190 km

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Homestay

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Day 2Off-road Sapa Motorbike Tour from Bac Ha to Ha Giang

 

The second day of the 8-day off-road Sapa motorbike tour to the northeast will bring you memorable experiences on the way from Bac Ha to Ha Giang. There are two route options for you to choose from. The first one includes a few spectacular landscapes, but it is suitable for those who desire a smooth ride. You will ride your motorbike to Tuyen Quang through National Highway 2 before reaching Ha Giang. On the other hand, the second route will lead you through the rough road of Xin Man, which stands out by the wild scenery of Wind Pass. 

The fascinating scenery you should experience on the trip to Ha Giang is Hoang Su Phi in Phung village. The best time to visit the terraced fields here is the water-pouring season (in May) or harvest season (in September). Coming to Hoang Su Phi, you can immerse yourself in fresh air while enjoying the landscape of mountains and forests. Besides, it would be best if you spent time discovering the villages of Nam Hong, Giang Thuong, Phin Ho, and Lang Giang, all of which bring distinctive cultures to this land.

  

Summary:

Distance: 200 km

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel

Sapa Motorbike Tours to North-East Vietnam Off-road Motorcycle Touring - 8 days to Ha Giang

Day 3Off-road Sapa Motorbike Tour from Ha Giang to Dong Van (Ha Giang)

 

The journey to gain awesome experiences of Ha Giang province continues with a bumpy ride through off-road paths to get to Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark, which features magnificent mountain landscapes and is recognized as a global geopark by UNESCO. Along the way, you can stop at some destinations for sightseeing and capturing photos. It will take 3 or 4 hours to travel from Ha Giang city to Dong Van by motorbike. You will take the road along the National Highway 4C before turning to Quan Ba (Tam Son town). Then, you continue to ride to Yen Minh town and Meo Vac. After crossing a distance of 150 km, you will reach the main destination of the third-day route: Dong Van. Dong Van is regarded as one of the must-experience beauty spots on the trip to Ha Giang. The seductive charm of this plateau comes from the beauty of mountains, hills, and valleys. Delicious food and distinctive cultures also make a strong impression on any visitor. 

Summary:

Distance: 160 km

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel

Sapa Motorbike Tours to North-East Vietnam Off-road Motorcycle Touring - 8 days Dong Van

Day 4Off-road Sapa Motorbike Tour from Dong Van to Bao Lac (Cao Bang)

 

After enjoying moments in the Dong Van plateau, you move a distance of 22 km to Lung Cu, which is surrounded by majestic mountains. Before taking the road to Meo Vac, you will ride through Ma Phi Leng Pass, where you can see the plateau with scattered houses. On the way, you also go through the road overlooking the Nho Que river. It is called Happiness Road.

A ride through scattered rocks and towering mountains will give you unforgettable experiences. If you desire to conquer stretches of road, this trip will excite you. During the excursion, you also have a chance to learn more about the unique cultures and daily activities of the ethnic people in a harsh environment. The last destination on the fourth day is Bao Lac. To reach this tourist site, you will go along National Highway 4B, cross Ly Bon bridge, and follow National Highway 34 before turning to the low pass. 

Summary:

Distance: 80 km

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel

Sapa Motorbike Tours to North-East Vietnam Off-road Motorcycle Touring - 8 days to Bao Lac

Day 5Off-road Sapa Motorbike Tour Cao Bang City

 

After leaving Bao Lac, you get on your motorbike for a 130-km journey to Cao Bang. You won’t have any difficulties passing the first road of 30 km and the last stretch of 40 km while taking a bumpy ride on the rest of the road. For motorbike riders, it will be a great challenge to conquer Me Pia Pass, the most dangerous pass in the Northeast region.

Your motorbike will run through Tinh Tuc town, about 70 km from Bao Lac. This area is covered with a quiet and peaceful space with some closed houses and a few shops. After that, you go a distance of 10 km from Tinh Tuc town and Nguyen Binh, from which you ride through smooth roads to reach Cao Bang.  

Summary:

Distance: 130 km

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel

Sapa Motorbike Tours to North-East Vietnam Off-road Motorcycle Touring - 8 days to Cao Bang MOTORCYCLE TOURS

Day 6Explore the beauty of Ban Gioc Waterfall

 

After leaving Bao Lac, you get on your motorbike for a 130-km journey to Cao Bang. You won’t have any difficulties passing the first road of 30 km and the last stretch of 40 km while taking a bumpy ride on the rest of the road. For motorbike riders, it will be a great challenge to conquer Me Pia Pass, the most dangerous pass in the Northeast region.

Your motorbike will run through Tinh Tuc town, about 70 km from Bao Lac. This area is covered with a quiet and peaceful space with some closed houses and a few shops. After that, you go a distance of 10 km from Tinh Tuc town and Nguyen Binh, from which you ride through smooth roads to reach Cao Bang.  

Summary:

Distance: 140 km

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Homestay

Sapa Motorbike Tours to North-East Vietnam Off-road Motorcycle Touring - 8 days to Ban Gioc Waterfall

Day 7Off-road Sapa Motorbike Tour to Lang Son City

 

After having breakfast, you move a distance of 25 km from Trung Khanh to Quang Uyen town, then turn to the Quang Uyen market to enjoy the noodles with a roasted duck that features greasy meat and rich sauce. Following the detailed itinerary to Lang Son city, you first cross Phuc Hoa Pass through Route No.3, which allows you to experience a smooth road surrounded by sugarcane fields. Then, you follow Route 208 to reach Dong Khe town before returning to Route 4A. You go through That Khe, Na Sam, and Dong Dang. After getting to Dong Dang, you ride your motorcycle through Route 1A before arriving in Lang Son.

Traveling in Lang Son, you keep riding to Tam Thanh pagoda, located in a cave. Once entering the cave, you will realize a spiritual and mysterious world covering the whole space. After leaving the cave, you turn left to reach Vong Thi, from which you can see the Mac house.  

Summary:

Distance: 140 km

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel

Sapa Motorbike Tours to North-East Vietnam Off-road Motorcycle Touring - 8 days to Lang Son

Day 8Come back to Hanoi from Lang Son

Spend your last day enjoying the journey to explore Northeast Vietnam before returning to Hanoi. On the road from Lang Son to Hanoi, you will have a stop in Bac Ninh, famous for beauty spots and traditional singing. If you come here right in the festival season, you can participate in the fair, go to the pagoda, and listen to Quan Ho folk songs. After taking delight in exploring Bac Binh, you end the 8-day off-road Sapa motorbike tour to the Northeast with the motorbike trip back to Hanoi.

Summary:

Distance: 160 km

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Sapa Motorbike Tours to North-East Vietnam Off-road Motorcycle Touring - 8 days Back To Hanoi

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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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

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
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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