Escape the bustle of the big city and set out on an adventure motorbike tour through Northern Vietnam’s stunning countryside. This Northern Vietnam trip by Motorbike Tour To Sapa – 6 Days takes you off the beaten track on a tour through enchanting, gaping valleys and towering mountains to remote hill tribe villages, cascading waterfalls and quaint colonial towns.
Day 1: Hanoi Motorcycle Tour To Mai Chau. ~203 km, ~6 h. (Lunch, Dinner, Guide)
After breakfast, you will start the tour around at 08:30, motorbike touring along the Red River ( Song Hong ) which brims with traditional farming activity, north Vietnam motorbike tour pass through many limestone monoliths and into foothills populated by Muong people. Keep riding straight at the main range before reaching a high and beautiful forested pass, which descends into the hidden valley of Mai Chau where we spend the night with friends in a traditional Thai stilt house in Pom Coong village after an amazing motorbike tour northern Vietnam today. You will spend the night in Mai Chau.
Day 2: Mai Chau Motorcycle Tour To Son La. ~201 km, ~8 h. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Guide)
After breakfast, you will be on a good road. It looks high over beautiful mountains, you will keep riding up into a forested region populated by H’ mong people before northern Vietnam motorbike ride to a mountainous tea-growing region. Soon after you will follow a long valley floor covered in a sea of rice surrounded by Black Thai villages all the way to Son La with its bargain-filled market. You will spend the night in Son La.
Day 3: Son La Motorcycle Tour To Muong Lay. ~202 km, ~8 h. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Guide)
Today, you will pass about 15 passes. You will be on a very beautiful roads and amazing landscape. Probably the most beautiful journey of the whole motorbike tour in northern Vietnam even the road is not very good condition. You will stay in a local mini hotel.
Day 4: Muong Lay Motorcycle Tour To Lai Chau. ~152 km, ~7 h. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Guide)
After breakfast, your guide will takes you upstream along the left side of a Black River tributary through forest on a bumpy road past isolated pockets of Tay, Thai, H’mong and Dzao peoples before breaching a pass to enter the Tam Duong plain, which is covered in shark’s teeth like limestone karst. During motorcycle tour in north Vietnam, you will visit a Mang village near Sin Ho. You will visit a local school and you can donate some school items the head of the village. You will spend the night in Lai Chau.
Day 5: Lai Chau Motorcycle Tour To Sapa. ~105 km, ~3 h. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Guide)
This morning, you will visit Tam Duong market. There are colorful hill tribes living in Tam Duong: Black H’mong and Dzao, they always here very early at weekend to sell, buy, drink and make friends, so about noon market is very few traders left, after visiting the market you keep enjoying our motorbike tour northern Vietnam on beautiful road to Sapa. You must get a big breakfast because there is nothing to eat on the way from Tam Duong to Sapa. Sapa is amazing area, the motorbike tour to Sapa is incredible. You will stay in mini hotel in town or home-stay in Ta Van village down to Muong Hoa valley.
Day 6: Sapa – Trekking. Train to Hanoi. ~50 km, ~2 h. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Guide)
Today, you will enjoy trekking or motorcycling trip in Sapa or longer riding to Bac Ha, Sapa and Bac Ha town is touristy now. However, you can trek to Ta Van village where is home of Giay people. Motorbike ride pass Lao Chai village on the way and lunch could be in Lao Chai, Ta Van nearby ratan bridge or wherever you want. It is common see the children following you from town to to valley. Firstly, they invite you to visit their houses also ask you to buy something. They will go together with you along the way during your motorbike tour in northern Vietnam. You will then ride back to Sapa and ride down to Lao Cai for the train at 7:20 pm. You will spend the night on the train.
Day 7: Hanoi Departure (Breakfast)
You’ll arrive in Hanoi in the early morning, where you’ll be met and taken by car to your hotel to have breakfast and take a short rest before being transferred to the airport for the departure flight.
- Vietnam Visa Invitation letter
- Support vehicle (supplement luggage van to carry your motorbike and baggage).
- Honda (or Yamaha) 125CC (semi-automatic gear)
- Gasoline for the ride
- Mechanic (for group from 6 passengers)
- Breakfast and accommodation sharing a twin or double room.
- Pick-ups and transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle as specified in the itinerary above. For description, see below
- The services of experienced English-speaking guides as indicated in the itinerary.
- Where necessary, entry fees for all visits as mentioned in the programme.
- Lunches and dinners, as specified, in the best local restaurants, picnics where suitable restaurants are not available.
- Good quality motorbikes for all days in the programme
- Drinking water and local fruit for all motorcycling days in the programme
- Simple first aid kit.
- VAT and other taxes.
- International flight tickets and airport tax.
- Lunches and dinners, except as specified above.
- Drinks, gratuities and personal expenses.
- Surcharges for peak season (if any)
- Compulsory meals (if any)