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Motorbike Tour North Vietnam – 4 Days

This is one of our unique motorbike tours in North Vietnam, Within 4 days, the experienced team of Hanoi motorcycle tour will take you faraway from the hustle and bustle of Hanoi city by riding motorbike on the back-roads through countryside to the mountain area where you can find difficulties to see other tourists but easily to meet the smiling faces of the colorful hill tribes or amazing view of mountain, and nature. The tour does not offer famous attractions but it really a great short motorbike ride to experience the hidden beauty of Vietnam!

Tour route: Hanoi – Mai Chau – Moc Chau – Phu Yen – Thac Ba lake – Hanoi

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Day 1: Hanoi – Mai Chau: 170 km (L,D – Home stay) Motorbike North Vietnam

Mai Chau valley’s probably the most famous attraction in this short motorbike tour. Like many Vietnam motorcycle tour organizers doing tours to this beautiful valley, but we promise to provide a unique route to the valley which offers more beautiful view of countryside and more enjoyable ride on back roads instead of riding on the regular highway No 6 to the valley. It must be the highlight of this 4 day motorbike tour in Vietnam.

Day 2: Mai Chau – Phu Yen: 150 Km

After walking around the beautiful village of the Thai people in the valley, we’ll get back to the bikes and keep motorbike touring in northern Vietnam. Distance of 150 km sounds short to ride for a day but it’s not. This Mai Chau motorbike tour to Phu Yen can’t be end early because the ride is mostly on winding passes in which you can stop for the picture on every meters of the road. We will cross the Moc Chau plateau where you can have a short off-road motorbike ride through the green tea fields or large garden of plum and peach trees. After lunch in Moc Chau, we’ll continue the beautiful North Vietnam motorbike tour on the mountain passes and along the picturesque Da river lake. We’ll be in Phu Yen at about 4:30 pm.

Day 3: Phu Yen – Thac Ba lake: 160 km (B,L,D – Home stay)

It’s another short motorbike ride in North Vietnam but it should be another highlight of this 4 day Vietnam motorcycle tour. In the morning we keep riding up to North Vietnam on the winding road through some more beautiful tea fields. Lunch will be in Yen Bai IMAG0805town, after lunch we’ll hit the road down to Thac Ba lake arrive the lake at about 3:00 pm.  Leave the bikes in the village of the friendly Dzao people which located on the lake bank then enjoy short boat trip on Thac Ba lake.

Day 4: Thac Ba lake – Hanoi: 180 km (B,L)

Start the last day of the North Vietnam motorbike tour back to Hanoi at 8:00 am after a simple breakfast with the friendly Dzao people. Depending on your requests, we can do a little bit off-road around the village before heading down to Hanoi or just slowly ride back on the back – roads through some green tea fields, rustic villages and along the river bank. We will be back to Hanoi at about 4:00 pm and end the enjoyable motorbike tour in North Vietnam easily before rush hours.

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Motorcycle Tour Around Northern Vietnam – 12 Days

Northern Vietnam is always a good choice for motorbike touring in Vietnam, with around 80 % of the area is mountainous, North Vietnam offers plenty of ideal routes for motorcycle ride, in addition this mountainous area is also the land of tradition and culture of ethnic people. Doing this 12 day motorcycle tour in North Vietnam with the experienced local team of Hanoi Motorcycle Tour is one of the the best ways to see the real Vietnam.

Tour Route: Hanoi – Mai Chau – Phu Yen – Son La – Tuan Giao – Muong Lay – Lai Chau – Sapa – Bac Ha – Ha Giang – Dong Van – Meo Vac – Bao Lac – Ba Be lake – Hanoi.

 

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Day 1: Hanoi – Mai Chau : 170 km  (L,D – Home stay)

 

This Hanoi motorbike tour to Mai Chau valley starts at around 8:30 AM. Ride motorbike to the north west of Hanoi. After one hour riding, we will be in mountain area and the motorcycle tour to Mai Chau becomes very enjoyable. The ride is almost on the small countryside roads along the Da river through rice fields and farming villages, after lunch in Hoa Binh we will ride through plenty of limestone mountain between the rustic village of the Muong and the Thai people. Especially after lunch in Hoa Binh we will have great ride along the Da river lake, the winding road along the rider offer a stunning view of lime stone mountain and the green water lake. The ride will remind you motorcycle tours on coastlines in central or southern Vietnam. This route is the new discovery of Vietnam Motorbike Tour Expert Co, Ltd so it makes the trip different. Arrive Mai Chau valley at around 5 PM.

 

Day 2: Mai Chau – Phu Yen: 150 km (B,L,D – Hotel stay)IMG_5706

 

Breakfast at 8:00 am, It’s a easy and relaxing riding day so after breakfast we can take it easy with a short walk around the village to learn more about the interesting daily life of the Thai people. After saying good bye the hosts, we continue the Northern Vietnam motorcycle tour to Moc Chau, getting out of the valley by riding up and up to higher lands, we will see more villages of the Mong people. Once we get close to Moc Chau plateau, we’ll make a turn to small quiet road named Hua Tat pass, that is old French-built road with a great view of mountain so you can surely have great motorcycle ride on.
After lunch in Moc Chau, we will motorbike all the way down to the Da river lake to cross the river lake to Phu Yen. Before getting to Phu Yen town, we will have beautiful ride along the Da river this could be the highlight of this Northwest Vietnam motorbike tour. The ride will remind you of the motorcycle tour on coastlines in Central or in the South Vietnam. We’ll finish the day at the hotel in small town of Phu Yen at 4:30 pm.

 

Day 3: Phu Yen – Son La: 170 km (B,L,D – Hotel stay)

 

After breakfast with “Pho” – or local rice noodle soup, we will keep motorcycle touring Northern Vietnam to Son La. The ride toady is almost on the sealed road but offers a beautiful view of mountains with terrace fields and many nice villages of the Thai people. it also provides a great opportunity to watch the daily life of the local hill tribes. We continue through rolling hills before rising up to the sugar cane growing areas on the cooler plateau Son La. This Northwest Vietnam motorbike tour to Son La is another easy ride but you won’t feel boring because you will see many things in difference from the mountain view of 2 days before. Arrive Son la city at around 4:30 pm, after checking in the room, we can have short walk to the vestige of Son La prison – one of the most horrible prison built by the French. That visit will help to learn more about the Indochina War.

 

Day 4: Son La – Muong Lay: 180 km (B,L,D – Hotel stay)DSC_3376
This is quite big day with a lot of challenges to ride off-road or to be winding with the mountain passes but it is the highlight of the motorbike tour northern Vietnam. The first half of the ride is on smooth road No 6 through some mountain passes especially we will cross the famous Pha Din pass, one of the longest and most beautiful passes in North Vietnam. The Vietnamese government did build another pass instead of the old Pha Din pass but the old one is still ideal for motorcycle riding because it shows more beautiful view and almost quiet so it still one of the best passes for motorcycle tours in North Vietnam. After the long and beautiful Pha Din pass, we will have lunch and the ride after lunch is completely different. We will make a turn to a back countryside roads, in addition it’s possible to have some great offroad motorcycle ride along the rugged roads to Muong Lay. We arrive the riverside town of Muong Lay at 5:00 pm.

 

Day 5: Muong lay – Sin Ho – Lai Chau: 130 km (B,L,D – Hotel stay)

 

It’s a short motorbike tour to Lai Chau but it could be the best motorbike trip in North Vietnam including on and offroad ride with amazing view of mountains, river and rice fields. We start the ride with a great riding along the Da river lake. It cant speak highly enough the beauty of this ride it’s likely the motorbike tour on coastline in Central Vietnam but you can see more beautiful view of mountains here. After the ride along the river bank, we’ll hit the winding pass up and up to Sin Ho town where we have lunch. The town locates at the level of around 1500 meters above the sea so it’s usually foggy and cloudy and it’s a good destination for motorbike touring in Vietnam. After lunch we hit the road down all the way to Lai Chau. This short motorbike ride promises to be one of the best off-road motorbike tours Vietnam. We will finish the enjoyable Northern Vietnam motorbike tour to Lai Chau at 4: 00 pm, check in at the local hotel and enjoy a short walk around the market in town.

 

Day 6 : Lai Chau – Sapa : 120 km  (B,L,D – Hotel stay)IMAG0082

 

The motorbike tour to Sapa starts at 8:00 am. The first 50 km is on the sealed and smooth road with a great view of mountain and crosses through many rustic villages of the colorful hill tribes. The other half of the route to Sapa is crossing the O Qui Ho pass – one of the most beautiful and longest passes in North Vietnam. The view of the mountain here makes the Vietnam motorbike tour to Sapa becomes one of the most enjoyable motorcycle tours in North Vietnam. We’ll be in Sapa at noon time, lunch is served in a fancy restaurant with all great local food. Checking in the hotel after that and in the afternoon we can have short walk to the village of the H’mong people or take a short motorbike tour around Sapa to some rustic villages where the other tourists do trekking to.

 

Day 7: Sapa Motorbike Tour to Bac Ha: 150 km (B,L,D – Home stay)

 

We’ll start the day at about 9:00 am when the sun clear out most of the fog. Continue the 12 Northern Vietnam motorbike tour with the slow ride out of the Sapa town. Instead of riding on the big road down to Lao Cai, we’ll take a turn right after the Sapa town to ride on the rugged winding road through villages of the Red Dzao, H’Mong…we will have chance to see the Chinese border when we get to Lao Cai city. After a hot coffee at the border, we have easy Vietnam motorcycle tour to Bac Ha on the winding, smooth road, crossing some beautiful mountain passes and finish the day in a peaceful village of Bac Ha. We will do home stay with the Tay people.

 

Day 8: Bac Ha – Ha Giang: 180 km ( Offroad motorbike tour to Ha Giang) – B,L,D – Hotel stay03 Motobike (11)

 

It’s a big day of this motorcycle tour in North Vietnam. the ride is quite long and offers most off-road and back road motorbike ride through many villages of the hill tribes. In addition, if we do this tour in the rice season we will have great pictures of the rice terrace fields. It’s quite hard ride for the novice but could be one of the best Vietnam motorcycle tour. We will be in Ha Giang at 5:00 pm. You can choose to stay in town at the hotel or stay in a quiet village of the Tay people nearby Ha Giang.

 

Day 9 : Ha Giang – Dong Van: 150 km  (B,L,D – Hotel stay)

 

It’s another great ride! After many years riding motorbike to Ha Giang, this ride today still makes us feel excited. The road is mostly quiet (along the Chinese border), the scenery is imposing and the local tribe is unique, that makes the Ha Giang motorbike tour to Dong Van is one of the best motorbike tours in Vietnam. We can have beautiful pictures at every meters of the road. We anyway have to end the day in Dong Van town at around 5 pm. Stay in a guesthouse in town.

 

Day 10: Dong Van – Bao Lac: 160 km (B,L,D – Hotel stay)

 

Keep enjoying the Northern Vietnam motorbike tour to Bao Lac. The ride in the morning is still on the Global Rock plateau of Dong Van – Ha Giang so you still have great pictures of the stunning view; especially, we’ll cross the Ma Pi Leng – one of the most beautiful passes in Northern Vietnam that surely makes you stop for picturing even though your camera is being full of beautiful things. The motorbike ride in the afternoon offers a different view of mountain when we’re going down and down along the Nho Que river. We will be at the hotel in Bao Lac around 5:00 pm

 

Day 11: Bao Lac – Ba Be Lake: 150 km (B,l,D – Home stay)IMAG0923

 

Unlike the days before, the motorbike tour to Ba Be lake today is a difference. With the experienced team of Hanoi Motorcycle Tour, you will have great off-road motorbike tour or interesting ride on back countryside roads to Ba Be National park. This short Vietnam motorbike tour Ba Be will finish at the lunch time in the village nearby the lake. After lunch, we will have enjoyable boat tour around Ba Be lake for about 1,5 hour. We’ll stay overnight in the village of the Tay people who live nearby the Ba Be national park.

 

Day 12: Ba Be lake – Hanoi: 240 km (B,L)

 

It’s a big riding day to finish the great motorbike tour in North Vietnam. The experienced team of Vietnam Motorbike Tour Expert will do the best to keep you away from the big and busy road as long as possible. The last 50 km could be busy ride while we get closer to the city center. We will be back to the hotel and say good bye to our team before rush hours just in order to end your great motorbike trip easily and safely.

 

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Hanoi Motorbike Ride to Countryside – 1 Day

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This day tour Hanoi by motorbike to countryside is an well and unique design by the experienced local team of Vietnam Motorbike Tour Expert in Hanoi. We promise to take you to the real countryside and a totally different Hanoi that you’ve seen from any tours in Hanoi offered by other organizers. It gives you a great chance to discover the hidden charm of Hanoi with beautiful and quiet pagodas, peaceful rice fields and rural traditional villages. This Hanoi motorbike tour offers no famous attractions but it must be your memorable trip in Hanoi Vietnam.

Highlights:
* Enjoyable visits to beautiful and quiet Thay pagoda, Mia pagoda…. * Ride motorbike on mostly scenic countryside back-road through large rice fields and some rural villages. * Some easy off-road ride if you wish. * Great experience of local daily life and discovery of traditional culture of the Viet people.

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Detailed Program:

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Pick up from your hotel at 9:00 am when the rush hours are gone. We will take you to the outskirt of Hanoi and start motorbike touring to the west, after 30 minute riding we will make a turn to the small and quiet countryside road to Thay pagoda (a beautiful pagoda located between limestone mountain and natural green lake), then keep riding shortly to Tay Phuong pagoda – the pagoda is in the top of small hill and is known as the one that has the most beautiful wooden statue carvings.

 

After having full taste of the pagodas, we will keep riding motorbike through the rural areas in Thach That district, crossing villages and rice paddies then we will be in Duong Lam ancient village at noon time. Lunch is in Duong Lam village.

 

In the afternoon we will have short walk around the village to visit some traditional houses of the Viet people, chatting with the local and learn more about very interesting culture of Vietnam.
At 3: 00 pm, motorbike riding back to your hotel in Hanoi center through the rice fields, along the Red river dike. We will finish the short but great Hanoi motorbike day tour at 5: 00 pm.

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Central Vietnam Motorbike Tour from Hoi An – 4 Days

Central Highlands Vietnam is no doubt the great destination for motorcycle touring in Central Vietnam. It’s a different Vietnam you shouldn’t skip once you are in Hoi An. This 4 day Hoi An motorbike tour to Nha Trang is designed by our local team which help you to experience the real Vietnam that total different from other Vietnam you’ve ever seen. The tour is mostly on the back-roads, Ho Chi Minh trail via Central highlands Vietnam and on some beautiful coastal roads nearby Nha Trang.

 

Tour Route: Hoi An/Da Nang – Kon Tum – Buon Me Thuat – Lak Lake – Nha Trang

 

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Day 1: Hoi An – Kon Tum: 210 km (L,D – Hotel Stay)

 

Start the Central Vietnam motorbike tour at 8: 30 from Hoi An or Da Nang city. We will leave the coastal city and motorcycle up to the western mountain area on the rugged roads through countryside where we can see the local people working on farm, making rice paper, incense sticks…and pay visit to My Son Holly Land – cultural world heritage site where we will learn more about the history, culture of Vietnam and the Cham people. After visiting some amazing towers of the Cham people, we get back to the bikes and enjoy motorbike tour Ho Chi Minh trail to Kon Tum. We’ll do more stops to visit some historical sites and beautiful villages of the colorful hill tribes. We’ll arrive Kon Tum town and finish the first enjoyable day at about 5:00 pm.

 

Day 2: Kon Tum – Buon Me Thuat: 180 km (B,L,D – Hotel Stay)

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We continue motorcycle touring on Ho Chi Minh trail through central highlands to enjoy breathtaking scenery of the nature and see more ethnic people in the area such as the Ktu, Ba Na and Ede people to learn more about their unique culture and interesting tradition. Especially we will visit “the eye of the central highlands”- the Sea lake or Bien Ho in Pleiku. Today’s Vietnam motorbike tour in central highlands must be the highlight of the trip. We will finish the enjoyable motorbike ride at about 5:00 pm in Buon Me Thuat town.

 

Day 3: Buon Me Thuot – Lak Lake: 100 km (B,L,D – Hotel Stay)

 

It’s a short motorbike ride in central highlands today, so we can spend more time to visit and take pictures of large coffee fields and give you chance to learn how to process and have a good café; besides this central highland tour will takes you to Dray Sap and Dray Nu waterfalls – the biggest one in Vietnam where you can have swim at the lake of the waterfalls. After picnic lunch nearby the waterfall, get back to the bikes and follow the guide of Vietnam Motorbike Tour Expert to have great ride on the winding back-roads through some peaceful villages of the ethnic people. This short but joyful motorbike ride will end at the Lak lake at about 4:30 pm. We will do check in a small hotel that faces to the lake and then enjoy your short walk around the lake.

 

Day 4: Lak  Lake– Nha Trang: 215 km (B,L)

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It’s the biggest day of this Central highlands Vietnam motorbike tour so let’s start the day at about 8:00 am. After breakfast, we will ride elephant or boat to cross the Lak lake, after crossing the lake we will pay an interesting visit to villages of the M’nong people and then leave the Ho Chi Minh trail to hit the road down to the coast. We will do more stops to visit some other hill tribes along the way or to take pictures of the beautiful nature and especially take time to enjoy beautiful Vietnam motorbike tour on coastal roads to Nha Trang. This motorbike tour from Hoi An will end at around 4: 30 pm in the coastal city Nha Trang. After saying good bye to Vietnam Motorbike Tour Expert team and enjoy your relaxing time at the beach.