North Vietnam Motorbike Tour – 7 Days
As a region with high diversity in culture, nature and people, Northern Vietnam deserves to be the best place to visit in Vietnam. Also, with the majority of region covered with mountain and forest, a motorbike tour North Vietnam is definitely the thing you should try, it will bring you vivid memories for your travel life.
Day 1: Hanoi – Vu Linh: 180km (L, D)
As we are coming to the first day of North Vietnam Motorbike Tour, let’s spend few minutes to do briefing about the trip and some rules, as well as regulations for motorbike riding in Vietnam. Then, we set off the trip immediately with the first stop is Thac Ba Lake. This is a natural lake with area of 23,4000 ha and lots of islands and hills around.
One of the most impressive features of this lake is crystal-clear water. Cruising on the lake, you could see the reflections of surrounding things on bank of the lake.
At around 4:00 pm, our motorbike touring team will reach Vu Linh, at an ethnic village of Dao tribe, which is not far from the lake. Just spend your time walking around this area at the peaceful moment of breaking dawn. Enjoy your night stay with local people in a homestay of ethnic people.
Day 2: Vu Linh – Bac Ha: 180km (B, L, D)
The road from Vu Linh to Bac Ha is another striking point of the trip. Our destination in the 2nd day of motorcycle tour North Vietnam is famous for weekly markets. Therefore, we could drop in some markets on the way, as well as hill tribes of local ethnic minorities. Definitely, it can vary your trip and make it more lively.
For the 2nd night of the trip, we will stay in a guest house in Bac Ha.
Day 3: Bac Ha – Ha Giang: 200km (B, L, D)
As introduced, we will visit a famous market in Bac Ha, which is known by not only local people but many tourists. An influx of visitors come to this market at the weekend. Our motorbike riding team will also pay a visit to this market to see the vivid life of tribal people in mountainous area.
Not only a place for commercial trade activities, Bac Ha Market is also the venue for dating and meeting among local people. They come here for making friends or finding a half of their life.
After visiting the market, our Vietnam Motorbike Ride keep hitting the road to Ha Giang, through Xin Man and Hoang Su Phi – the places associated to Ha Giang Province.
Day 4: Ha Giang – Dong Van: 145km (B, L, D)
The Vietnam Motorbike Trip from Ha Giang to Dong Van is absolutely the highlight of the whole trip with many iconic attractions along the way. From Ha Giang to Dong Van, our motorcycle touring team can visit Dong Van Rock Plateau, the geopark of Vietnam with striking view of rock fields. Also, you could drop in Heave Gate in Quan Ba, Vuong Palace in Dong Van.
We will over-stay in Dong Van Town for the 4th night of motorbike trip.
Day 5: Dong Van – Bao Lac: 100km (B, L, D)
Today is a short riding day with Vietnam Motorbike Tour Asia but it will be still full of surprises with the marvelous landscapes along the way. After breakfast, you can take your time to enjoy the atmosphere in this peaceful town in the morning, try some local foods and drink or walk around the hills to see some vestiges of the war when French came here.
We continue the Northern Vietnam Motorbike Tour at about 10:00 am and keep enjoying the wild charm of the rock plateau. We will cross the Ma Pi Leng pass – one of the longest and most beautiful pass in North Vietnam to reach Bao Lac.
In the afternoon, instead of rocky roads, we will ride through the forested mountains, which are more cooling and delightful. We will be in Bao Lac town at 4:30pm and have a night in this quiet town.
Day 6: Bao Lac – Ba Be lake: 150km (B, L, D)
On the 6th day with Motorcycle Trip North Vietnam, we will visit Ba Be National Park, one of the most beautiful national parks in Vietnam. This is the largest fresh water lake in Vietnam, where you could relax and enjoy a boat tour on Ba Be Lake.
Besides, if you don’t want to try to boat trip, just enjoy your strolling around the village of Tay People. This is where we would stay for the last night with 7-day Motorcycle Trip Northern Vietnam.
Day 7: Ba Be lake – Hanoi
From Ba Be, we come back to Hanoi and finally close the motorcycle tour. The route from Ba Be to Hanoi is quite easy ride. There are also various views of landscape and local life along the way through Red River Delta. We will arrive in Hanoi at about 4:00 pm.