Northern Vietnam Motorbike Tour – 8 Days
Northern Vietnam motorbike tour will be your unforgettable memories in Vietnam. Wandering in the North Vietnam, within 8 day motorcycle tour, you are grasping the chance to see an authentic Vietnam with the endless charm of nature like Sapa and Ha Giang.
- Destionations are the same but we have many different routes that all riders can ride up to these amazing places.
- Sapa and Ha Giang are truly bikers paradise.
- Fantastic mix on and off-road riding.
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TOUR IN DETAIL
DAY 1: HANOI – PHU YEN ( 180 KM – L, D )
Our guide will pick you up at the hotel and moves to the gathering point to start the motorbike ride Northern Vietnam. From the starting point, after getting on the bike, we will hit the road to Phu Yen.
Leaving Hanoi behind and moving on the suburban roads, you will be stunned by the landscapes nearby. After 100km out of Hanoi, our Vietnam motorbike crew will pass by many massive mountains which have been created for a long time due to some geographical changes. You can also view the enormous paddy fields separated by the red murky-red soil paths.
We come to Phu Yen before the dawn and enjoy the 1st night of motorbike tours North Vietnam in a hotel.
DAY 2: PHU YEN – THAN UYEN ( 220 KM – B, L, D )
We will start the 2nd day of northern Vietnam motorbike tour by ascending to forested hilly areas sparely resided by H’mong people. Before tumbling down to a valley with the vast land of tea, we go up to a high mountain. Today could be the best part of northern Vietnam motorbike tours.
After that, Vietnam motorbike riding team keeps moving in the basement of valley through the paddy fields, with some rustic villages of Thai and H’mong people scattering around.
We stay overnight in a standard hotel and have dinner in town. It brings to the end of the 2nd day of motorcycle tours northern Vietnam.
DAY 3: THAN UYEN – SAPA ( 120 KM – B, L, D )
Today, all the motorcyclists will have the motorbike journey biking up the Fansipan mountain range. The roads leading to Sapa is encircled by gigantic rocky mountains. Our Vietnam motorcycle team will gear up through a glorious pass named Tram Ton, from Binh Lu to the top of the highest mountain road pass in Vietnam. It is another highlight day of North Vietnam motorbike tours.
After crossing the pass, northern Vietnam motorbike tours will reach Lao Cao tertiary, which is roughly 2000m above the sea level. From here, you can have a panoramic view of valleys thousand miles apart.
We come to Sapa town for lunch. After checking in the hotel, we will take a short motorbike riding around Lao Chai, Ta Van village and have dinner in town.
DAY 4: SAPA – HA GIANG ( 240 KM – B, L, D )
In the morning, our motorbike tours Northern Vietnam will descend to Lao Cai town, and then move to the Chinese border area. We continue the off-road Vietnam motorbike tours to Viet Quang, running along the Chinese border.
On the way, our Vietnam motorcycle team will drop in some traditional villages or mountainous markets. We enjoy the lunch in Viet Quang town and reach Ha Giang city in the late afternoon.
The 4th day with motorbike touring northern Vietnam will have dinner and overnight in the home stay of local people.
Day 5: HA GIANG – DONG VAN – MEO VAC ( 180 KM – B, L, D )
It could be the top highlight of the Northern Vietnam motorbike tours when we ride motorbike to Dong Van, one of the farthest place in Ha Giang, where is the home of many ethnic minorities. We will pass by many impressive landmarks, named the “Heaven Gate” in Quan Ba, Rock Plateau and Vuong place in Dong Van, Ma Pi Leng pass. We reach Ma Pi Leng in the afternoon and enjoy one relaxing night in this peaceful town.
DAY 6: MEO VAC – BA BE LAKE ( 180 KM – B, L, D )
From Meo Vac town, we move to Ba Be lake. The route from Meo Vac to Ba Be promisingly brings many marvelous landscapes for our Northern Vietnam motorcycle trips. We will cross the pass which you can admire the beauty of Nho Que River in the valley.
After having lunch in Bao Lac, our Vietnam motorcycle tour team keeps riding about 30km in the sealed road, and then turn to the bumpy trail cutting through the jungles, streams and small rivers. It could be the best part for off-road motorcycle trip North Vietnam.
We come to Ba Be Lake on the well-naturally beautified paths and reach the home stay of Tay indigenous people, where we spend the 6th night of motorcycle ride in northern Vietnam here.
DAY 7: BA BE LAKE – BAC KAN ( 70 KM – B, L, D )
As the largest natural lake in Vietnam, Ba Be Lake is located in the core of Ba Be National Park. This park is really amazing due to the surroundings of lakes, waterfalls, caves and the special geological structure. This area is highly bio-diversified and the home of numerous hill tribes.
If we come to Ba Be in the market day, we can spend hours on visiting the periodical market, and then motorbiking to the lake and starting the boat trip. Our Vietnam motorbike crew will have relaxing moments on boat and discover the scenery of this spectacular lake. We will have lunch in the forest and savor the enchanted beauty of nature.
After coming back from boat tour, our Northern Vietnam motorcycle tours will ride to the Bac Kan town and stay overnight here, before coming to the last day of the motorbike tours in Northern Vietnam.
DAY 8: BAC KAN – HANOI ( 190 KM – B, L )
Coming to the last day with Vietnam Motorbike Tour Asia crew, we will ride back to Hanoi on the rugged roads with many potholes and rocks. After that, we will get into the paved highway on the suburban areas of Hanoi.
We come to the center before 5:00pm and end the 8 day motorbike tour.
Within the 8 day tour with Vietnam Motorbike Tour Asia, 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!
More Video Of The Trip!
Sapa and Ha Giang from Fly Cam ( Drone )
Off-road Ha Giang and Northeast Vietnam On CRF250cc