Riding in the windy roads in North Vietnam and sightsee the beauty of nature is always a best selection for many tourists to come to Vietnam. Your journey will be full of spectacular surprises and you will be stunned by what nature can show you. Joining a tour with northern Vietnam motorbike tour will offer you amazing experiences that you will hardly forget it! Take your chance to be a part of this fantastic motorbike crew to North of Vietnam!
DAY 1: HANOI – MAI CHAU (L,D – Home stay) Touring distance 170
In the morning of the first day, tour guide from Vietnam northern motorcycle tours will pick you up at the hotel at 8:30 Am. The motorbike crew moves to the north west of Hanoi. After one hour getting off the city, you currently ride on the mountainous roads with marvelous views on 2 sides. Following the off-roads running parallel with Da River, you can see the local life of indigenous people.
After having lunch in Hoa Binh city, northern Vietnam motorbike tours guide will lead you bike through limestone mountains and you can see the peaceful villages of Muong and Thai people. Riding along Da River is an fantastic feeling of the Vietnam motorbike tour when you can feel the winds blowing through your shoulder, the cooling atmosphere spreading from surrounding lakes. That makes us different from other companies when guiding you through the rugged and back roads to see a different Vietnam!
Our motorbike riding team comes to Mai Chau at about 5:00pm and it marks the great moments of the 1st day.
DAY 2: MAI CHAU – PHU YEN (B,L,D – Hotel stay) Touring distance 150 km
After enjoying the breakfast at 8:00 am, you will have free time to take a walk around the village to feel the breaths of life of a mountainous area in the morning.
Our motorbike crews keep hitting the road after saying farewell to local people. The next destination is Moc Chau, a highland in the North of Vietnam with many tea plantations and rustic villages. After getting out of the village for a while, we can take turn to a small road named Hua Tat pass. This road was built by French in colonization time and it can offer you many fantastic views on 2 sides. Surely it will be the perk of Vietnam motorcycle tours to the North.
We will have lunch in Moc Chau. It is followed by the ride down to Da River and cross the river lake to Phu Yen. The road before heading to Phu Yen is breathtaking and be the spot light of the whole motorcycle tours to the North of Vietnam. You can feel the atmosphere like riding along the sunny beaches in the center of Vietnam.
We come to Phu Yen at 4:30pm, have an overnight here in a hotel and enjoy the 2nd night of the motorcycle tours northern Vietnam.
DAY 3: PHU YEN – SON LA (B,L,D – Hotel stay) Touring distance 170 km
Trying “Pho”, a stunning Vietnamese food is the good choice for the morning. After that, we keep motorcycle riding to Son La. Today, riding is quite easy with the big and smooth roads; but it is still promisingly wonderful to see the terraced paddy fields and quiet villages in the hills. You can also watch the local people working on the rice fields or wearing the colorful cloths to go to market.
After riding through the snacking routes with Vietnam motorcycle tours, we will reach Son la with vast sugar cane plantation. Although this ride to Son La is an easy journey but don’t worry, you are stunned by different views which Moc Chau or Mai Chau can’t offer to you.
We will come to Son La city at around 4:30. After checking in the hotel, our motorbike team can take a walk to Son La prison, the very first prison in Vietnam built by French in colonizing years. You can know more about history of Vietnam after visiting the vestige.
It is the end of the 3rd day with northern Vietnam motorcycle tours.
DAY 4: SON LA – MUONG LAY (B,L,D – Hotel stay) Touring distance 180 km
We will have a long day ahead with motorbike tour northern Vietnam when passing the long distance with many winding trails and off-roads. From Son La town, riding on the road No.6, we will pass through many famous places like Pha Din pass, one of the longest and poetic pass of Vietnam, which related to the victory of Dien Bien Phu. After the war, even government has constructed a new road for transporting, Vietnam motorbike tours still the old one for you to try the great feelings; full of challenges but really awarding.
After the long ride in Pha Din pass to see magnificence of nature, we will have lunch. Then, northern Vietnam motorbike tours keeps going on the countryside roads and rugged roads to Muong Lay.
We reach Muong Lay town at 5:00. A long and tiring day worth relaxing and enjoying a peaceful night before starting a new journey with Vietnam motorcycle tours.
DAY 5: MUONG LAY – SIN HO – LAI CHAU (B,L,D – Hotel stay) Touring distance 130 km
From Muong Lay, our Vietnam motorbike tours keeps following the small roads to head Sin Ho. This one could be the highlight of motorbike tours in North Vietnam when passing the beautiful passes, the majestic views of rivers, rice fields and forest. The massive Da River will become the accompany for our journey when we keep riding along it again.
After riding along the river, we will head up to a winding pass, up to Sin Ho town, where we can stop fo lunch. This town is about 1500 high over the sea level. You will be surrounded by the fog and cloud, really cooling and fresh! After lunch, Vietnam motorbike crews hit the road down to Lai Chau. Even it is a short part but promising the best off-road motorcycle tours northern Vietnam.
We come to Lai Chau at 4:00pm and finish a really enjoyable Northern Vietnam motorcycle tours, day no.5. Staying a night in this lovely town and prepare for coming-next routes.
DAY 6 : LAI CHAU – SAPA (B,L,D – Hotel stay) Touring distance
From Lai Chau, our motorbike tour to the North Vietnam continues to go Sapa at roughly 8:00am. Half of the route is easy and comfortable with sealed road with the splendid view of mountains and forests. Sometimes, you can see few houses scattering in the forested hills.
Right after first 50km, we will pass another massive pass: O Quy Ho, one of the most beautiful pass in North Vietnam. It turns out to be one of the most fascinating parts of motorbike riding to the North of Vietnam.
We will have lunch in Sapa, served with local foods which are extremely mouth-watering. Enjoy your free afternoon to see the colorful local life here in Sapa ( A short motorbike tour to few surrounding villages in Sapa can be offered upon request ). This 6th night can’t be more relaxing with trying a coffee in the town and watching the local life of people at night.
DAY 7: SAPA – BAC HA (B,L,D – Home stay) Touring distance 150 km
When the sun goes down is also the time that our northern Vietnam motorbike tours keeps hitting the road. From Sapa, our motorbike journey keeps going on by riding on the rugged winding trails through the tribe villages of Dzao, H’Mong..We can see the China from this Vietnamese side of border. Take a stop to taste a cup of coffee for staying awake in the morning will be a good choice. After that, we keep riding through the winding, smooth roads and sightsee the beauty of nature on the way to Bac Ha.
We will have a home stay night with Thai people, warm, cozy and hospitable local hosts. It is the end of 7th day of 12 day journey with Vietnam motorbike team.
DAY 8: BAC HA – HA GIANG ( – B,L,D – Hotel stay ) touring distance 180 km ( Top off-road Vietnam Motorbike Tour to Ha Giang.
Today will be a long day for every motorcyclist when we ride along to Ha Giang. This long distance will include the off-roads with winding parts and through many rustic villages of hill tribes. The motorbike ride through Xin Man to Ha Giang from Bac Ha could be the best part of off-road riding in Vietnam. If we get here the right time, you are supposed to see the harvesting season on the terraced paddy fields. All is covered with a golden yellow.
Our motorbike crew to the North of Vietnam will come to Ha Giang at 5:00pm. This 8th night offers you 2 choices: staying in the hotel in the town or in a peaceful village of Tay people.
DAY 9 : HA GIANG – DONG VAN (B,L,D – Hotel stay)
From Ha Giang, northern Vietnam motorbike tours team rides up to Dong Van, a really untouched area in Ha Giang. This one is one of the best parts of the motorcycle holiday in the North Vietnam when we can pass a quiet road with breathtaking scenery. You are given time to take photos of this stunning view before carrying on the trip.
We will reach Dong Van at 5:00pm before the darkness comes. One night in the guest house will be memorable for you in this journey with Vietnam motorbike team.
DAY 10: DONG VAN – BAO LAC (B,L,D – Hotel stay) Touring distance 160 km
The next stop for the journey with Vietnam motorcycle tours is Bao Lac. In the morning, you will be stunned by the picturesque beauty of nature: Dong Van plateau is geopark recognized by UNESCO with the special values of geological structure. Feel like you are standing in the field of stones.
After that, we keep riding motorbike and cross Ma Pi Leng- another famous pass in Vietnam for its length and beauty. Charge your camera fully because you will need to take many photos here. From the top of the mountain, you can look down to Nho Que river and look around that glorious view, maybe first time in your life!
We continue to ride to Bao Lac at 5:00pm, before it is too late. The 10th day with Vietnam motorbike tours ends in this peaceful town.
DAY 11: BAO LAC – BA BE LAKE (B,l,D – Home stay) Touring distance 150 km
Offering tourists with the special feelings is our core competency. Today, the experienced tour guide from Vietnam Motorbike Ride will take you through the beautiful countryside roads follow the foothills with local houses of tribes to Ba Be national park.
When we reach that lake at noon, we can take a stop for lunch in a village of Dzao people. Afterwards, we will take a boat tour on this quiet and peaceful lake, for more than 1 hour. You can take your time to enjoy the splendid views of nature on the surrounding areas and listen to the sound of forests. It is really exciting and relaxing, after a long day riding motorbike on the roads.
We will stay overnight in a Tay family, nearby Ba Be lake. Enjoy your night with hospitable local hosts before continuing the northern Vietnam motorbike tours back Hanoi.
DAY 12: BA BE LAKE – HANOI (B,L) Touring distance 240 km
Today is a long riding of the Vietnam motorbike tours to the North. We will ride back to Hanoi through the countryside roads along the Red River delta, where you will have chance to see the vast corn and rice fields, the traditional handicraft villages and fishing villages on the River. It is a long day but really fascinating day. It seems to be busier when we nearly get the city. We will arrive in Hanoi before 5:00am.
Hopefully, this really long journey with northern Vietnam motorbike tours did bring you memorable experiences. We feel very pleasure to be accompanied with you on this journey and looking forward to seeing you again with Vietnam Motorbike Ride team!