North Vietnam Motorcycle Tour Package - 8 Days 7 Nights

Overview

Widely well-known for splendid scenery and nature, Northern Vietnam has such unlimited potential for motorbike tours as well as amazing Vietnam adventure. During the tours, you will have a lot of opportunities to interact with ethnic people and learn more about their life and customs. Time to travel through the most remote areas of the country and encounter numerous natural wonders on the way with our Vietnam holiday packages!

Highlights

  • Explore our North with Hanoi capital to understand more about our culture, history and of course, our cuisine
  • Ba Be Lake, the largest natural freshwater lake in Vietnam, which also features incredible biodiversity, stunning geological treasures and gorgeous primary forests
  • Have a whole view of Sa Pa with beautiful terraces and picturesque scenes with diversity of local cultures
  • Mu Cang Chai - a picturesque town inhabited by minority hill tribes and surrounded by soaring terraced rice fields
  • Mai Chau - known as home to beautiful landscapes, unique natural heritages, and hospitable citizens
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Tour Code

Tour Code
VNZA-816

Duration

Duration
8 Days

Departure Dates

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Accommodation

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Transports

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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 Ba 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 wartime. 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.

Useful Information

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.
  • 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: 30USD per person
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, tip...)
  • Travel insurance

Meals

  • Breakfast: 7
  • Brunch: 0
  • Lunch: 8
  • Dinner: 7

Transport

  • Private car
  • Motorbike
  • Ferry

Included Activities

  • Adventuring to Ba Be Lake
  • Exploring villages, jungle and streams
  • Sightseeing some highlights of Ha Giang
  • Visiting Sapa, Mu Cang Chai, Phu Yen & Mai Chau Valley

Special Note:

Our prices are valid for daily departures (except some special case as explained below) for groups 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 surcharged for Gala Dinner on 24.Dec and 31.Dec Eves – applied for 4 and 5-star hotels)

° Easter Holidays: some 5-star hotels in Hoian will be surcharged for Easter Holidays

° Vietnam Lunar New Year – from 25.Feb.2020 – 03.Mar.2020 – if you travel during this period, there will be surcharged for some services – we will advise you clearly at the time of booking

Cancellation by Customer

Should you need to cancel your holiday once it has been confirmed, the party leader must immediately advise us in writing sent to us via fax or email. The following cancellation charges will be applied:

  • More than 21 days prior to departure: The total of deposit paid to us (30% of the Tour value).
  • 7- 21 days  prior to departure: 50% on total value of the trip charged, due to hotel charges for no-shows and organizing fees.
  • Within 1-6 days  prior to departure: 100% on total charged.
  • No-Show: 100% on total charged.

Note: Insurance premiums and amendment charges are not refundable in the event of cancellation.  

Cancellation of domestic or international flights:

If the cancellation occurs after a deposit was paid to the Airlines, a cancellation fees, of 25 – 40 % of the airfare for the domestic flight and USD30 – 50/pax for the international flight, is required (according to the policy of the Airlines).

Unused services:

No refunds or exchanges can be made with respect to accommodation, meals, sightseeing tours, transport or any other services, included in the tour price, but not utilized by the tour members. 

Children Policy

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

Customer Reviews

Reviews from actual Seni travelers. We publish all reviews.

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Based on 92 reviews. See some of the reviews here.

Ursula and Keith Watson

Guest Country: Cape Town South Africa

Travel Dates: March 2023

Traveled To: Vietnam

Local specialist: Twitch

We would like to give a BIG Thank You to Camila Bui, she went over and above to put together a trip for us, it was everything we expected and more from start to finish. We happy we had a second opportunity to visit and learn more about the history, culture and beauty Vietnam had to offer. Her approach in dealing with customers makes her a valuable asset to her Company. Keep up the excellent customer service. Ursula and Keith Watson Cape Town South Africa

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Robin P

Guest Country: Durbanville, South Africa

Travel Dates: April 2023

Traveled To: Vietnam

Local specialist: Twitch

My friends and I planned a 2 week long trip to Vietnam from Cape Town South Africa. We had a rough idea on how long we wanted to stay at each destination but planning what tours to do seemed to be a little more challenging. That's where our travel agent Camila helped us tremendously. Not only did she make the visa process hassle free but also recommended tours that we thoroughly enjoyed. It was just one stress free vacation all made possible by Camila. Her services come highly recommended.

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Compass50558721818

Guest Country: South Africa

Travel Dates: November 2023

Traveled To: Vietnam

Local specialist: Twitch

Camila was very helpful in finalizing our trip to Vietnam from South Africa.

Everything was done via WhatsApp and all the information was correct and we got to experience everything that was on the itinerary. The tour covered Hanoi, Hoi An, Ho Chi min City and From local flights and different tours, it all ran smoothly. The local tour guides were friendly and spoke English. The cultural and historical tours were all amazing.

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Sunil Shah

Guest Country: Cape Town, South Africa

Travel Dates: November 2023

Traveled To: Vietnam

Local specialist: Twitch

This travel company was amazing in offering sensible advice, planning ALL logistics and being there for diversions and complications in real-time during my holiday in Vietnam. For 3 weeks, Camila from Seni World took care of every detail imaginable. Thank you for a fabulous holiday Camila - you were an absolute star !

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A Response from Seni World 30/08/2021

Not only is the first tour operator in Vietnam focusing only on travelers from South Africa but Vietnamtour.co.za also has been receiving a lot of positive reviews on TripAdvisor. Moreover, we also have a representative in South Africa  - Mrs. Katrine Putick. You can contact her to book and confirm your tour to Vietnam right in South Africa. 

Ms. KATRINE PUTTICK

  • Address: Bay Farm, Main Rd, Hout Bay Cape Province, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Phone: (+27 (83) 261 1693)
  • Email: kputtick@iafrica.com
A Response from Seni World 12/06/2017

Vietnam's weather differs greatly from region to region.  Depending on where and when you're going to visit, make sure you prepare for the weather before you go.

North: Best time to visit is during spring (from February and April) and autumn (from September to November). The temperatures are more moderate with lighter rainfall

Central: Best time to visit is between January and August when the weather is dry with no heavy rains

South: The best time to visit the region is during the dry season, between December and April when the city experiences warm weather without rain showers.

If you're planning to visit the whole country, it is possible to travel to any part of Vietnam during any season.

A Response from Seni World 06/12/2018

Depending on your place of choice and your interest, the duration could be varied. Normally, for first- time travelers, it will take you about 10- 14 days to discover the must-see attractions throughout Vietnam.

A Response from Seni World 22/12/2018

There are two available methods for passport holders from South Africa to choose to apply for a visa to Vietnam. You can either apply for your visa at the local embassy or obtain a visa on arrival with a visa letter.

You need to have a passport which is effective for at least 6 months beyond arrival date, 2 photos 4x6 and 2 blank pages on it for visa stamp (which costs 25$) and a visa letter. When you book tours with vietnamtour.co.za, we will offer a visa letter for free. 

A Response from Seni World 03/11/2018

Our price doesn't consist of international flight tickets. If you have any problem in finding international flight tickets, we could book them for you. 

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