North Vietnam Motorbike Tour

Hanoi - Ba Be - Ha Giang - Sapa - Mu Cang Chai - Mai Chau

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Overview

Vietnam has such unlimited potential for motorbike tour and Northern Vietnam will be an unforgettable trip for any adventurers. Time to travel through the most remote area of the country and encounter numerous natural wonders on the way.

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Begin the motorcycle trip from Hanoi, We will quickly leave Hanoi to set foot on Cho Chu Town in Thai Nguyen province along a scenic way. We still continue the adventure to Be Be Lake with an attractive view along the mountainous way after lunch.

Let your bikes rest at a Tay family where we enjoy dinner and diverse nightlife when arriving in Pac Ngoi village (of Tay people) by the peaceful side of Ba Be Lake.

Saying goodbye to the family, the trip has not completed without riding the backroads via some genuine villages and untouched jungle as well as some crystal clear streams. You will head to Bao Lac Town to lunch in a peaceful scenery and then continue through various passes and mountain ways to Meo Vac. This will also offer many opportunities to capture the beauty of Vietnamese mountain areas

Arriving at Meo Vac at around 5.00pm, check in hotel. Dinner in the town.

The Ha Giang province is located at the highest latitude in Vietnam, surrounded by Cao Bang, Tuyen Quang, Lao Cai and Yen Bai. It shares a long border with the north of China, 300km away from Hanoi. Most of the local people living in Ha Giang province are ethnic minorities including the Dao, H’mong, Tay, and Nung.

The motorcycle ride today allows you to sightsee some highlights of Ha Giang, including the ethnic groups with their unique culture, the mountainous ways like Ma Pi Leng Pass and the Rock Plateau, the Vuong Palace in Dong Van and the Heaven Gate of Quan Ba. Surely, every meter of the road, you always find a lot of fun.

Reaching Ha Giang in the late afternoon, we will stop at a Tay’s family or a standard hotel for overnight.

On this day, we will ride motorbikes straight toward the North-Western mountain where the main Fansipan Mountain range dominates until we reach the peaceful Sapa town. Along the way, you surely will be overwhelmed by the breathtaking landscapes filled up with beautiful terraced rice fields, the masterpieces of minorities as well as the authentic images of locals.

Arrive in Sapa at around 5.00pm, overnight at hotel in Sapa.

♥ Please check our selected hotels in Sapa for your reference.

Enjoy your leisure time at the hotel until 1.00 pm. Then keep visiting the top of the highest pass of Tram Ton by driving motorbikes from Sapa. We will not miss Lai Chau province,  at a height of 2000m above sea level after seeing amazing view of the Hoang Lien mountain ranges for miles and miles in Sapa.

Following the schedule, you will be Mu Cang Chai at around 5.00pm. Dinner and overnight in hotel or homestay.

Today, we will experience the feeling of riding up and down into a jungle and mountain area, home of H’mong people. As soon as arriving in a tea-growing region, we will get in the route taking us to Phu Yen among many different villages of ethnic people.

Do not leave Tu Le, famed land of terraced fields, without a nice lunch. Stay in Phu Yen town at 5.00pm. Overnight at hotel.

On this day, we will explore the beauty of vast fields – Mai Chau Valley. When we leave Phu Yen Town, we will Da River will be the next destination, crossing the river by ferry and then take a great journey to one of must-see attraction – Mai Chau Plateau.

The trip will not complete if we do not make a ride to the peaceful mountain road of Hua Tat which was constructed by French people during the war time. Our visit will last until 4:30 pm. Overnight in Poom Coong village of Thai people.

Get ready in the morning, visit the nearby valley to feel the calm morning before we bid farewell to this wonderful land and head back to Hanoi.

After passing Thung Khe and Doc Cun, lunch in the middle of magnificent mountain range. Continue on the highway to ride to Hanoi. End of service.

List of hotels we use: Best price, strategic locations, carefully-checked.

In Vietnam

Hotel
Category
Destination
Budget 3 - Star 4 - Star 5 - Star
Hanoi L'Heritage Quoc Hoa May De Ville Old Quarter Apricot
Sapa Sunny Moutain Amazing Sapa Victoria Sapa
Mai Chau Homestay Homestay Sol Bungalow Mai Chau Ecolodge

In Vietnam

Hanoi L'Heritage
Sapa
Mai Chau Homestay
Hanoi Quoc Hoa
Sapa Sunny Moutain
Mai Chau Homestay
Hanoi May De Ville Old Quarter
Sapa Amazing Sapa
Mai Chau Sol Bungalow
Hanoi Apricot
Sapa Victoria Sapa
Mai Chau Mai Chau Ecolodge

Our prices are valid for daily departures (except some special case as explained below) for group from 1 to 6 pax. If your party has more than 6 adults, please send us an email, we will advise our best price for your group.

For children, please note:

+ Children under 2 years old: Free of charge (maximum 2 adults with 1 child under 2 years old)

+ Children from 2 to 5 years old: 50% price of adults

+ Children from 5 to 11 years old: 75% price of adults

+ Children from 12 years old: as adult

Our prices are not valid for some special occasions and peak season as below:

° Christmas and New Year (normally, there will be surcharge for Gala Dinner on 24.Dec and 31.Dec Eves – applied for 4 and 5 star hotels)

° Easter Holidays - from 11.Apr.2018 - 19.Apr.2018 – some 5-star hotels in Hoian will have surcharge for Easter Holidays

° Vietnam Lunar New Year – from 13.Feb.2018 – 18.Feb.2018 – if you travel during this period, there will have surcharge for some services – we will advise you clearly at the time of booking

Inclusions

  • 8 day tour in the North of Vietnam.
  • 7 nights' accommodation.
  • Delight your taste buds with Vietnamese cuisine with 22 meals included.
  • All airport transfers
  • English speaking guide
  • Entrance and sightseeing fees as stated in the itinerary.
  • VIETNAM VISA LETTER
  • Service charges and government VAT tax

Exclusions

  • International flight tickets – We would be happy to provide you with a quote for international flights. Flights from South Africa to Vietnam are approximately $700-$1100 per person return. The actual price varies depending on departure city, time of year and luck of the draw! Let’s contact us for more details.
  • Vietnam visa stamp fee: 25USD per person
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, tip...)
  • Travel insurance

Customer Reviews

Based on 20 reviews

SimonCB

Cape Town, South Africa

"Wonderful holiday through Vietnam and Cambodia"

Oct 2017

It has been a great experience. Our holiday in Vietnam and Cambodia was fantastic. We explore all of Hanoi, Halong, Ho Chi Minh and Siem Reap. The guides and drivers work like clockwork, friendly and helpful. The cruise in Halong was superb, very comfortable in ... More +

Mathew and Wife

Johannesburg, South Africa

"Amazing Vietnam experience!"

Oct 2017

I and my wife are just home from our tour to Vietnam after nearly two weeks. It was an excellent job done by Alex and her team to organize everything perfectly. I'm happy with my drivers and tour guides especially Tom in Hanoi. He ... More +

Jurgens M

Cape Town, South Africa

"Great long, multi-city trip"

Sept 2017

We have recently returned from a trip through Vietnam and Cambodia. 14 day tour that took us from Saigon to Hanoi then Cambodia was amazing. Everything was very well organized. The guides always showed up on time, very knowledgeable and personable. All hotels were super ... More +

Lee Ann

Cape Town, South Africa

"You made us an amazing honeymoon"

Sept 2017

Thank you Julie for your arrangement. Our whole trip went very smoothly. The drivers and guides on the tours were all reliable, helpful and friendly. We love Mekong Delta tour, Halong Bay, Hue and Hoi An. We would turn around and recommend to anyone in ... More +

John Henry

Durban, South Africa

"A truly magical trip"

Sept 2017

The most wonderful 10 day trip of Vietnam. Everything was very well organized and ran so smoothly, including meeting me at my Hanoi hotel on my first day. All boutique hotels were beautiful with very friendly staff. We had the best transfer service. A big ... More +

Joddina Al

Johannesburg, South Africa

"Thank you, thank you"

July 2017

We just returned from a fantastic 3 week trip through Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. It was a long trip but everything worked very smoothly. At every location, we were met by a driver and guide to take us to our hotel and to take us ... More +

Patrick Ln

Johannesburg, South Africa

"Fantastic tour and lovely arrangements"

July 2017

We had enjoyed very much our first trip to Vietnam. It was an amazing experience in Hanoi with millions of motorcycles, traffic was crazy but safe. We did a walking tour, tried Bia Hoi (kind of local beer), and BBQ in Hanoi old quarter which ... More +

Sheila

Bloemfontein, South Africa

"Now I said traveling solo in Vietnam is easy"

June 2017

Our first trip to a country completely unknown to me. I did not have to worry about any transportation and got picked up and dropped off at the airport. The guide in Hanoi Ms Ha spoke excellent English and was really knowledgeable about the history ... More +

Steve Alan

Johannesburg, South Africa

"Great trip and excellent organisation"

June 2017

We were so impressed with how punctual and effortless the trip was. From the moment we arrived, we were picked up and everything went smoothly. The guides were outstanding, friendly, enthusiastic, knowledgeable and a great credit to the company. We love Halong Bay and it ... More +

Amanda C

Cape Town, South Africa

"What a beautiful trip, fantastic tour guides"

Dec 2016

What a beautiful trip, we wouldn't have changed anything. This was our first holiday to Southeast Asia. We were met at the airport then taken around to see Hanoi by Jim. He even suggested us to try local street food and beer that was just ... More +

Lynne Elsabe

Cape Town, South Africa

"Amazing Vietnam & Cambodia holiday"

Dec 2016

We were very pleased with the services and everything went clock perfect? I actually still find it incredible. We can recommend everybody a visit to the charming Vietnam and magical Siem Reap in Cambodia. You have set such a high bench mark. I honestly wish ... More +

Tracy Cante

Bloemfontein, South Africa

"A holiday to remember"

Dec 2016

Everything about this experience was terrific.
- Sapa was just fantastic and the tour guide wonderful.
- Tour to Halong Bay was first class, food was delicious, amazing scenery.
- Hue visit to ancient temples was so informative.
- Resort we upgraded to in Hoi An was ... More +

Patricia HR

Johannesburg, South Africa

"A perfectly organised tour"

Sept 2016

Thanks Julie Le for all your hard work to organise our personalised tour. I and Thomas just wanted to let you know that the trip has been amazing. We had a most enjoyable time in Vietnam and Cambodia. Everything ran smoothly that we would always ... More +

Jennifer Whd

Durban, South Africa

"My best friend and I had a wonderful trip thanks"

Sept 2016

Thanks Tam Dang. Jenny and I had a wonderful and fun filled holiday. Absolutely no problems. The holiday began when met at the airport by an efficient friendly and welcoming driver. All the tours were punctual and well hassle free. Wonderful tour guides, nice and ... More +

Brian Joe

Centurion, South Africa

"Impressive and reliable"

Aug 2016

Vietnam and Cambodia were excellent because of the service me and my friends received. We only got to the Airport at Hanoi and the guide was at the terminal waiting for us. The tour guides had great knowledge of the areas and provided so much ... More +

Okicjoe

Pretoria, South Africa

"Exceptional services. We had a great time"

July 2016

The tour was really well organized. Each step was carefully executed and ran very smoothly. Our cruise in Ha Long Bay was a perfect arrangment to end our holiday. I wouldn't change an aspect of it. Good facilities used, quality transport and friendly, efficient and ... More +

Melanie Houley

Johannesburg, South Africa

"Just say woo excellent service and thank you"

July 2016

All our trips within Vietnam worked out perfectly. We thoroughly enjoyed it. All the meet and greet persons were on time, the guides were excellent especially Ms My in Hanoi and Tam in Hoian. We were lucky to get a free upgrade for room at ... More +

Linda Anne

Boksburg, South Africa

"Amazing tour, perfect organisation and services"

July 2016

Our group of six had an amazing time in Vietnam. The trip ran smoothly, from airport pick up to final airport drop off. The tour was a great balance of free time and tour activities. Everything from hotels, internal flights, guide and food was well ... More +

CarolineVp

Cape Town, South Africa

"Fantastic 12 day Vietnam and Cambodia"

June 2016

Thank you Alex for the great 12 day tour in Vietnam and Cambodia which you had tailor made for me and my husband. The trip was completely well planned, organised , exciting and so interesting! The guides were super friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. Nothing was ... More +

Janise Lesch

Johannesburg, South Africa

"Brilliant, wonderful trip"

June 2016

Just arrived back from our holiday in Vietnam. We had a wonderful trip in Vietnam from the north down to the south. All the things from hotels, flights, car, guide etc. worked seamlessly. Thank you so much Candy and Seni Tours for all your outstanding ... More +

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