Vietnam Motorbike Adventure Tour 8 Days/ 7 Nights

Within 8 days, the motorbike adventure tour from Hanoi offers you fully chances to taste Yen Bai, Ha Giang, Ba Be lake, Hoang Su Phi rice terraces and Dong Van High Plateau – they are the most attractive destinations in North of Vietnam. You will have great album of stunning landscape of mountainous region and colorful hill tribes after 8 day riding motorbike in northern Vietnam, to remote villages and with experienced local team of Motorbike Tour Expert. Let’s join our motorbike team right now!!!

Destinations: Ha Noi – Vu Linh – Bac Ha – Hoang Su Phi – Viet Lam – Ha Giang – Dong Van – Meo Vac – Bao Lam – Ba Be – Ha Noi

Highlights:

  • Discover remote village by motorbike where car cannot access
  • Capture the beautiful landscapes of rice paddies and sublime mountain
  • Meet and talk with local hill tribe people
  • Learn more of ethnic culture and religion

Tips:

  • Wear good helmet, shoes and gloves
  • Have comfortable, waterproof, motorcycle riding suit
  • Take a break when you get tired. Eat or drink something
  • Equip a good map and know how to read it
  • Know about traffic law and habits of the regions
  • Apply for permit letter when accessing Dong Van – Meo Vac – Quan Ba – Hoang Su Phi

Short Itinerary:

  • DAY 1: HA NOI – CAM KHE – VU LINH (-/-/-)
  • DAY 2: VU LINH – YEN THE – BAC HA (B/-/-)
  • DAY 3: BAC HA – COC PAI – HOANG SU PHI (B/-/-)
  • DAY 4: HOANG SU PHI – VIET LAM – HA GIANG (B/-/-)
  • DAY 5: HA GIANG – CAN TY – DONG VAN (B/-/-)
  • DAY 6: DONG VAN – MEO VAC – BAO LAC (B/-/-)
  • DAY 7: BAO LAC – BA BE (B/-/-)
  • DAY 8: BA BE – HA NOI (B/-/-)

DAY 1: HA NOI – CAM KHE – VU LINH (-/-/-)

Vu Linh village

Check your motorbikes carefully. Depart early from Ha Noi. You will ride to Cam Khe Town of Phu Tho Province. Follow small road which is not busy with trucks, motorbike, you will see lush fields of Vietnam countryside. Afternoon, continue riding to Yen Bai, passing beautiful villages of Tay and Dzao people, we reach Vu Linh village. Overnight at a traditional house on stilt in Vu Linh Village.

DAY 2: VU LINH – YEN THE – BAC HA (B/-/-)

Bac Ha Market

Get up early to wander around the village. Have breakfast at the family. Leave Vu Linh for Bac Ha where the major population is H’mong ethnic group. Stop on the way to take photos and capture landscapes. Journey to Bac Ha Town. Tonight, we will stay in a local family of H’mong people. Evening, admire a traditional dancing and singing show performed by local people. Overnight at homestay in Bac Ha.

Optional: Overnight at hotel in Bac Ha – On request

DAY 3: BAC HA – COC PAI – HOANG SU PHI (B/-/-)

Hoang Su Phi, Ha Giang

If you are in Bac Ha on Sunday, you have chance to participate in the most well-known market of the North. It is so crowded and colorful. If not, you have breakfast and leave early for other markets, depending on its gathering day. This morning is a long and hard day for your motor riding as you will be on small roads and far from main roads.  Keep on riding in the afternoon to Hoang Su Phi, one of the most untouched areas of Ha Giang. Arrive in Hoang Su Phi, check in hotel and free for rest. Overnight in Hoang Su Phi.

DAY 4: HOANG SU PHI – VIET LAM – HA GIANG (B/-/-)

Get up early to see the local market right in the centre of the town. Continue off-the-beaten-track to discover remote villages and know more about local daily life. Keep touring after lunch to Ha Giang City. Free time for rest. Overnight in Ha Giang.

DAY 5: HA GIANG – CAN TY – DONG VAN (B/-/-)

Dong Van Highland

After breakfast, set off your journey to Dong Van Highland which is situated 1,025 m above the sea level, terrain is composed of mostly mountain rocks and is inhabited by the Tay and H’Mong ethnic groups. Dong Van has a lot of things to offer, from local fruits, colourful flowers to mountains, forests, etc. Keep going until we reach Dong Van in the afternoon. Walk to Pho Bang Street, which was built a long time ago and features multi-storey houses made of clay bricks and tile roofs. Free for wandering around the Town. Overnight in Dong Van

DAY 6: DONG VAN – MEO VAC – BAO LAC (B/-/-)

Meo Vac Town

Have breakfast at hotel. Move from Dong Van to Meo Vac Town. Today, you will ride your motorbike off-road to very far-away villages located amongst mountain and rock ranges. People here hardly see tourists or motorbikes. The landscape is so wonderful. But the local’s life is so simple. Keep going to Bao Lam Town of Cao Bang Province. Check in hotel and free for rest. Overnight in Bao Lac.

DAY 7: BAO LAC – BA BE (B/-/-)

Ba Be Lake

Get your motorcycle ready. Ride from Bao Lac Town to Ba Be Lake in Bac Can Province. Ba Be is the biggest natural lake in Viet Nam. Having been formed approximately 200 million years ago, the lake is surrounded by limestone cliffs, which in turn are covered by primary forests. Afternoon, we arrive Ba Be and finish our motorbike adventure here. We then take a short boat trip and arrive in a village of Tay people, settled on one side of the lake. Have free time for discussing your motorbike road and seeing photos. Overnight at the hometay in Pac Ngoi Village.

DAY 8: BA BE – HA NOI (B/-/-)

Breakfast in the homestay with delicious local fried pancake. Take a boat trip along the lake. Then board your van and return to Ha Noi. Arrive there in late afternoon. Check in hotel and free for rest. Overnight in Ha Noi or depart to the next destination – depending on your travel plane. Tour ends.

Notes:

  • Program could be changed due to weather condition, flight condition and other conditions.
  • Accommodation in this tour: local home stay, good mini/ 1-2 star hotels (no higher option)

All these above rates included:

  • Hotel in Double, Twin or Triple sharing room basis with daily breakfast.
  • Hotel accommodation: mini, 1*, 2* hotels.
  • Meals as indicated in the above itinerary (only breakfast).
  • Motorbike from Day 1 to Day 8 following tour program.
  • Sightseeing and entrance fee as per the mentioned itinerary.
  • English speaking tour guide following program.
  • Petrol for 8 Days.

All these above rates not included:

  • Travel insurance.
  • Drink and beverage.
  • Vietnam Visa on arrival (if require).
  • Personal expenses.
  • Surcharge for staying in Single Room.
  • Early check in & late check out charge at hotel.
  • Surcharge for hotel in Ha Noi.
  • Surcharge for pick up/ see off in Ha Noi or City Tour (if any) or other transfer.
  • All domestic and international airfare tickets which are not mentioned above.
  • Other things are not mentioned in the program.

Surcharge for other services:

  • Hotel in Ha Noi (3*): 60 USD/ room/ night: Authentic Hanoi Hotel Authentichanoi.vn or other similar hotels
  • Mechanic following tour program: 70 USD/ day (motorbike excluded).
  • Motorbike for mechanic: 50 USD/ car/ day.
  • Truck for big group (mechanic will be on the truck): on request.
  • Doctor following program: on request.
  • Airport pick up/ see-off or other transfer: on request.
  • Other services: on request.

Child Policy for land tour:

  • Child from 0-5 years (sharing all services): Free of charge.
  • Child from 6-11 years (without bed): = 50% adult fare.
  • Child from 6- 11 years (with bed): = 75% adult fare.
  • Child from 12 years up: = 100% adult fare.

Child Policy for airfare:

  • Child under 2 years: 10% airfare of adult
  • Child from 2 – under 12 years: 75% airfare of adult.
  • Child from 12 years up: = 100% adult fare.

F.O.C Policy:

  • 01 F.O.C pax will be applied for group from 16-30 pax up (maximum 02 F.O.C for group)
  • F.O.C pax based on twin or double sharing accommodation.

Supplement charge:

All bookings requested during Chinese New Year, Christmas and New Year, Vietnamese public holidays will be added 10%

Cancellation policy:

All confirmed bookings whether cancelled, amended, postponed, delayed or similar will be treated under the company’s cancellation policy.

  • Greater than 30 days prior to departure                                 30% of full amount
  • Between 29 days and 15 days prior to departure                   50% of full amount
  • Between 14 days and 07 days prior to departure                   100% of full amount