9 day tour with Vietnam Motorcycle Ride team to the North of country is a good opportunity for you to explore the hidden charms of Vietnam, where people and nature are harmonized to create a unique and authentic Vietnam. Join us with northern Vietnam motorbike tours to get the wonderful moments of your travelling time, which are really exclusive and special!
DAY 1. HANOI – MAI CHAU ( 180 KM – L, D ) Home stay
Normally, the route from Hanoi to Mai Chau on the highway is not far, but nothing special for you to see. With the Vietnam motorbike tours to the North, we will chose the countryside roads and off trails to see the beauty of mountainous areas in Vietnam with rustic villages of hill tribes, the terraced paddy fields, the green forests or the vast plantations.
It could be full of challenges but promisingly, it will be the highlight of the northern Vietnam motorbike tours.
After a long road, we will come to Mai Chau, a peaceful village of Thai people with hospitable indigenous residents. We will have a cool night in this village. Take a walk around this peaceful village and enjoy the fresh airs here.
DAY 2: MAI CHAU – PHU YEN ( 150 KM – B,L,D ) Hotel stay
From Mai Chau, we will head up to Phu Yen. After seeing off the local host, Vietnam motorbike ride team keeps on going to Moc Chau, one of the most beautiful plateaus in the North of Vietnam. It is famous for the green tea plantations and the forests of plumbs and peach.
After lunch in Moc Chau, we will follow the off roads on the side of Da River. It will be the spot light of the whole journey because you are supposed to see the majestic views of tribe villages and the terraced rice field.
After crossing the river on the ferry, our motorbike tour in Vietnam keeps riding along the Da River for about 30km, with the cooling winds from the river.
We will come to Phu Yen at about 4:30pm. It remarks the 2nd day of wonderful trip with northern Vietnam motorbike tours.
DAY 3: PHU YEN – MU CANG CHAI – THAN UYEN ( 210 KM – B,L,D ) Hotel stay
The route from Phu yen to Mu Cang Chai probably brings you the most interesting experience of the whole northern Vietnam motorbike tours. You will ride on the glamour roads with many stops for you to take photos. Our motorbike tour will cross Tu Le and Mu Cang Chai, the far-away places in Yen Bai which are the home of black H’mong, Dzao and Thai people. This land doesn’t attract many tourists but it can amaze even the toughest motorcyclist.
We will finish this long route but totally fascinating of north Vietnam motorbike tours in Than Uyen town. Have a night in this town before starting the next motorbike trip tomorrow.
DAY 4: THAN UYEN – SAPA ( 110 KM – B,L,D ) Hotel stay
The tour today is much better for every motorcyclist with the sealed road and the short distance. On the route today, you can enjoy the winding trails and the smooth roads, where you can see the tremendous green tea farm o mountain. Moreover, we will cross one of the most beautiful pass in Vietnam: O Qui Ho. Although it is the short distance, but the feeling is really amazing and it can be regarded as the most exciting part of motorbike tour in the North of Vietnam.
We will have lunch in Sapa and it is followed by the short motorbike trip around this town. You will have your free time at night to enjoy the romantic view of this town when the night falls down. It ends the 4th day of the motorbike tour.
DAY 5: SAPA – HA GIANG ( 220 KM – B,L,D ) Hotel stay
From Sapa, we continue to ride to Ha Giang. This route today will be the longest part of the whole journey with Vietnam Motocycle Ride team, but full of glamour and challenges. From Sapa town, we will head down to Lao Cai city through a winding trail, with the valley of one side of the road.
After a cup of coffee to stay awake in the morning near the Chinese border, we will keep riding to Ha Giang on the windy roads through the peaceful villages.
We will arrive in Ha Giang before the dawn. After checking in the hotel, we will have dinner and relax to save energy for another day with Vietnam motorcycle tours on the up- coming days.
DAY 6: HA GIANG – DONG VAN – MEO VAC ( 170 KM – B,L,D ) Hotel stay
Today, our Vietnam motorbike crew will go the one of the most remote places in Ha Giang: Meo Vac. People here are suffering from poverty and hard living condition, but they are really friendly and comfortable, even with the strangers. You can see the tribe children walking for the long trail to go school, and whenever they see you, they will smile, wave their hand and maybe run after you.
With the distance of 170km, riding through the famous rock plateau in Dong Van, it will be another amazing experience with northern Vietnam motorbike tours.
This highlight day will end up in Meo Vac town. We can enjoy a peaceful night in this town in the warm atmosphere of local people. Next day will be another stunning journey with Vietnam motorbike tours.
DAY 7. MEO VAC – BA BE LAKE ( 180 KM – B,L,D ) Home stay
After the breakfast, our Vietnam motorbike crew keeps going on the journey to the North of Vietnam to Ba Be lake. The ride today is mostly on the hill trails, with the first part is quite smooth and big road. You can look down to the Nho Que river from the pass.
We will have lunch in Bao Lac. It is followed by the ride on the off-road with many rocks and stagnancies. On the motorbike tour day, you will cross many streams and small rivers by bamboo bridge, specially made for transporting in that area. We will come to the quiet village of the Pac Ngoi, after riding around Ba Be lake by motorbike. This day will be ended up by a cozy night in the home stay of Thai people.
DAY 8. BA BE LAKE – THAC BA LAKE ( 160 KM – B,L,D ) Home stay
Our Vietnam motorbike tours to the North will take a short ride in the Ba Be lake in the morning, after breakfast. This road is pretty smooth with the splendid views of terraced rice fields, the vast green tea plantations and the rural villages scattering in the forested hills.
In the last 50km to Thac Ba lake, we can take change from the big roads to the rugged and dirt paths to see more interesting views of nature. This part is not the longest part of the whole trip, but really delightful one for every motorcyclist.
We will come to Thac Ba lake at around 4:00pm. After parking the bike in the home-stay, we can take a boat tour on Thac Ba lake to see the masterpieces of nature.
It remarks the 8th day of this motorbike tour to the North of Vietnam.
DAY 9: THAC BA LAKE – HANOI ( 180 KM – B,L )
We will come back to Hanoi from morning with the Vietnam motorbike crew. The thing that makes us differentiate from other companies is the feeling of riding more on back roads and countryside paths. We will ride the motorbike on the off-the-track road in Red river delta. It is really enjoyable because you can sightsee the countryside pictures of Vietnam with the rice fields, fishing villages, corn fields, buffalo, etc. We will be back to Hanoi before rush hours.
Within the 9 day tour with Vietnam motorbike tours, hopefully, you did have a good time with the life and people here, and especially with our Vietnam motorcycle tour company. We long for the day to meet you again in Vietnam!