Northeast Vietnam Motorbike Tour – 6 Days
Leaving Hanoi for Northeast area, motorcyclists on Vietnam motorcycle tours can admire the beauty of various attractions, from Ba Be Lake, Dong Van Rock Plateau, Meo Vac to Thac Ba Lake.
This 6-day northeast Vietnam motorbike tour is one the most highlights of all journeys in Vietnam. Within a short period of time, motorcyclists coming with us can have the chance to explore the striking iconic destinations in the Northeast area. Promisingly, your moments with motorbike tours north Vietnam will be treasured with unforgettable memories and unique travelling stories.
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Day 1: Hanoi – Ba Be Lake: 240km
Our guide will come and pick you up at 8 am to start the northeast Vietnam motorbike tour. Following the sealed road to Ba Be, we will have an easy motorbike ride in the morning. Our motorbike crew will stop for lunch in Cho Chu town (Thai Nguyen province).
In the afternoon, the views are more fantastic with less traffic and many mountains appear in your sight.
We arrive in Pac Ngoi, a beautiful local village of Thai people at about 4:00pm. Our motorbike crew to the North will have an overnight here in the homestay of local people.
“Ba Be Lake in Vietnamese means “three lakes” in the dialect of the indigenous people. This lake is situated in Nam Mau commune, BacKan district, Bac Kan province, a province in the north of the country.
This lake has been formed for roughly 200 million years, with many limestone mountains and cliffs surrounding, creating the largest natural lake in Vietnam. It is devided into 3 zones, named Pe Lam, Pe Lu and PeLeng. The main flow of this lake includes 3 rivers, alternatively Nang, Ta Han and Nam Cuong. The Nang River flows into the lake and create a huge waterfall called Dau Dang. Moreover, there are 3 main islands in the lake, named An Ma, Khau Cum and Po Gia Mai (widow’s island)
This lake is the core part of Ba Be national park with the high biodiversity of fauna and flora, combing with the special geographic structure, making it become the ideal destination for tourist to come”
Day 2: Ba Be Lake – Bao Lac: 120km
2nd morning with motorcycle tours northeast Vietnam is started off by a short walking trip around the tribal village. After breakfast with local host, we set off a boat trip on Ba Be Lake– the largest lake in Vietnam. Lunch is followed in the homestay of local people.
In the afternoon, motorcycle tour North Vietnam team carries on the trip to Bao Lac. It is going to be a great riding route when passing numerous rocky mountain as also towering limestone one. You can catch up with the view of streams running windingly along the road or bushy forests.
We reach Bao Lac at around 5:00 pm and stay in a hotel town, finish the 2nd day of northeast Vietnam motorbike tour.
Day 3: Bao Lac – Dong Van: 120km
The journey on the 3rd day of motorcycle tours Northeast Vietnam is full of excitement and fascinations when we ascend to Dong Van Town in an impressive mountain road. Setting off the trip at around 9:00, our team rides along Gam River and we are supposed to be at Meo Vac town for lunch at mid-noon.
After lunch, our team takes a ride to Dong Van Town through Ma Pi Leng pass- one of the most fantastic passes in Northern Vietnam. Through the bending trail with many curves, motorcyclists could enjoy the panoramic views of valleys and immense paddy fields extending at the footstep of cliffs and slops. There will be time for you to stop and shot amazing photos of local people as well as natural landscapes of Dong Van Rock Plateau.
We stay overnight in Dong Van Town.
Day 4: Dong Van – Ha Giang: 140km
The roads around Dong Van Town offer travelers incredibly striking views which can blow their mind away; and the descending road from Dong Van to Ha Giang is not exceptional. From Dong, our northern Vietnam motorcycle tours follow another route to visit some tribal communities with ethnic people. Also, on the way back, we could visit a bunch of attractions namely Vuong Palace, the “Heaven Gate”, Rock Plateau, etc. This part is indefinitely the spotlight of the entire journey with motorbike tour North Vietnam where you could savor the beauty of not only nature but also daily life of local people.
We have the 4th night in the house of Tay Family in Ha Giang Town.
Day 5: Ha Giang – Thac Ba – Vu Linh: 160km
Thac Ba Lake covers the area of 23,400ha with more than 1,331 islands and hills, this man-made lake is highly appreciated about the biodiversity. The water is green and spotless year around, reflecting the shadow of more-than-1000-year ancient forests. After the long process of geographic formation, many caves were created, named Hum, Cau Cuoi and Bac Xa. If you come to Thac Ba Lake, don’t forget to take a visit to Thac Ba temple. There are also many ethnic minorities for travelers to visit around that area such as Tay, Nung, Thai, Muong, Khmu, etc.Thac Ba Lake is an ideal place for every motorcyclist to explore the beauty of the northern Vietnam.
From Ha Giang, our motorcycle tour North Vietnam crew will ride down to Vu Linh – a Dzao village on the bank of Thac Ba Lake. The road is quite easy to ride and widened so that motorcyclist will have a comfortable Vietnam motorbike tour. Following the No. 2 Highway, we will reach Vu Linh at about 3:00 pm. If you are still energetic enough, we will have a short tour around the Thac Ba Lake by the fishing boat of local fisherman.
Day 6: Vu Linh – Hanoi: 180km
After the breakfast in the morning, we will see off to the local hosts and hit the off-the-beaten-track roads back to Hanoi. The off-road riding is not long, leading to the relaxing moments of the whole motorcycle tour North Vietnam. We will also ride back on road No 2B
The last routes back to Hanoi on motorbike are so wonderful. You will try something totally brand new with us through back roads, following the edge of Red River; which is surely different from other Vietnam motorbike tour companies’ itinerary. We are back to Hanoi at 4:00 pm safe and sound and end the tour with Vietnam Motorbike Tour Asia team. We look forward to seeing you again in Vietnam to be with us on other amazing journeys to explore Vietnam.