North Vietnam Motorbike Tour
Hanoi - Ba Be - Ha Giang - Sapa - Mu Cang Chai - Mai Chau
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.
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.
|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|
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
- 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
- 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
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