Best Motorbike Tour North Vietnam – 9 Days

A wonderful motorbike tour to the North Vietnam with motorbike ride Hanoi team will take you through the far-away places in Vietnam such as Sapa, Ha Giang, Dong Van, Meo Vac, Ba Be lake, etc. This tailored motorbike North Vietnam is special for the motorcyclists who want to challenge themselves with mountainous terraces; the off-roads and out-of-track trails. It will be the heaven for people with the passion for adventure and motorbiking. Take your chance to explore a different Vietnam with 9-day northern Vietnam motorbike tours!

Highlights: Hanoi – Mai Chau – Nghia Lo – Than Uyen – Sapa – Ha Giang – Dong Van – Meo Vac – Bao Lac – Ba Be lake – Hanoi.

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Tour duration: 9 Days 8 Nights

Tour type: on/ off-road north Vietnam motorbike tours.

Tour price: From 140 USD/ Day

Departure: Daily, upon your request.

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  • English speaking tour guide/Mechanic

  • Quality Bikes with spare things and all fuel

  • Visa letter

  • All meals on tour

  • All entrance fee/tickets or permits to visit frontier/remote area

  • Accommodation (standard hotel with AC or Home stay with soft mats, fans and mosquito nets)

  • Boat trips on lakes or rivers

  • Tea/coffee in the morning. Vietnamese rice wine in the evening

  • Helmet/Gloves

  • Tourism road map

  • Taxi from Hotel to starting point


We are using the Japanese Honda XR 125cc or 250cc Honda CRF with Panniers and carrier on the back.

CRF-250-L-Vietnam-Motorbike     XR-125l-Vietnam-Motorcycle-

        Honda CRF 250cc                                           Honda XR 125cc

DAY 1. HANOI – MAI CHAU (riding distance 170 km – L, D) Thai Home-stay

motorbike tour north VietnamYou will meet the guide from Vietnam Motorbike Ride at 8 am after your breakfast to set off the trip.

The North Vietnam motorbike tours will make the way through the delta, run along the endless paddy fields, next to the enormous farming lands for vegetable and flowers. After 1 hour, the motorbike trip will take you through massive limestone mountains which are typical of karst terrace in the North of Vietnam.

We arrive at Mai Chau when the sunlight disappears. An overnight homestay with local people, dancing surrounding the firecamp and local dink will be the perk of the 1st day motorbike tour north Vietnam.

DAY 2.  MAI CHAU – NGHIA LO ( riding distance 230km – B, L, D) Hotel stay

north vietnam motorbike tourOur north Vietnam motorbike tours continues heading up to a remote area, with mountains and vast forests, where is the home of H’mong people. After that, our motorbike crew keeps riding up and passing a mountain pass, before a tea plantation opens up our view. On the way on motorbike to Nghia Lo, you will be totally stunned by the rice fields of Hmong and Thai’s village, covered with a golden yellow color, dangling in the wind under the sunlight.

It will be the highlight of the whole trip to North Vietnam motorcycle tours. After a long day exploring nature, we will stay overnight in Nghia Lo town.

DAY 3. NGHIA LO – THAN UYEN – SAPA ( riding distance 250km – B, L, D) Hotel stay

motorbike tour northern vietnamFrom Nghia Lo, the motorbike tour will follow the off-roads up toward the highest peak of Fansipan mountain range. The way to Sapa could be the best part of northwest motorbike tours in Vietnam. From the highest mountain road pass Tram Ton, our Vietnam motorbike crew will cross into Lao Cai province at the height of 2000m above the sea level. You can take the panoramic view of the nature in front of your eyes. Totally stunning and breathtaking for tourists to stop and take photos.

We come to Sapa at 4pm to stay overnight. It is the end of the 3rd day with Motorbike tour in North Vietnam.

Sapa is one the most reputable destinations in the north Vietnam,along with Ha Long bay and Trang An Ninh Binh. Running along the Chinese border, you can have a motorbike tour through all the boundary provinces before reaching Sapa and back to Hanoi. This could take you at least 1 week wandering the North of Vietnam. Take care of the time to visit Sapa. It is the most ideal from March to May and September to Mid-December”


northern vietnam motorbike tripsA short motorbike tour around Sapa is followed after breakfast. We will bike to Muong Hoa valley. The ride to Lao Chai-Ta Van village is so enjoyable, full of fantastic views of nature and colorful local life of indigenous people, hard working on the terraced rice fields.

In the afternoon, Vietnam motorbike tours will offer you free time to explore Sapa town with the market, French church, etc. You will stay overnight in Sapa before starting a new trip with Motorbike trip in North Vietnam


DAY 5. SAPA – HA GIANG ( riding distance 240km – B, L, D) Hotel stay

Motorbike Tours Northern VietnamAfter breakfast, we will ride to Lao Cai town through mountain pass. Our motorcycle crew will have a quick stop to see the busy and crowded Chinese border and enjoy a cup of coffee, on the bank of Nam Thi river. The Vietnam motorbike tours continues to Viet Quang from Lao Cai on rugged and small roads. You are able to see the tranquil villages and local markets.
Lunch is served in Viet Quang. After that we keep riding the motorbike tour to Ha Giang in the afternoon. It is a long day for riding but really fascinating motorbike tours in Vietnam.
We will have dinner at Ha Giang and stay in the hotel for 1 night.

DAY 6. HA GIANG – DONG VAN ( riding distance 150km – B, L, D) Hotel stay

vietnam motorbike toursThat route must be the highlight of the motorbike tour north Vietnam, when we visit one of the most far-away regions in the North Vietnam. It is the home of many ethnic groups, which are typical of their unique cultures and special architecture and landmarks: “heaven gate” in Quan Ba, Rock plateau and Vuong palace in DongVan.

It must be really impressive with the local life here and incomparable for other Vietnam motorbike tours. We will have dinner in Dong Van town. After that, you can enjoy your relaxing and free time at night.

DAY 7. DONG VAN – BAO LAC ( riding distance 110km – B, L, D) Hotel stay

north-Vietnam-motorbike-touLeaving Dong Van after breakfast, our motorbike crew keeps riding to Bao Lac. You can enjoy the high spot of Vietnam motorbike tours with the glorious views when passing the Ma Li leng pass. In the corner the pass, our motorcycle north Vietnam can take a quick stop to take photos of wonderful Nho Que river, looked down from the high pass. This “happy road” can be the best thing of day 7 of motorbike tour. We descend down to Meo Vac valley, a Chinese border place and have a lunch here.

After that, we will reach Bao Lac at 4:00 pm and overnight here, before enjoying another memorable day with north Vietnam motorbike tours.

DAY 8. BAO LAC – BA BE LAKE ( riding distance 110km – B, L, D) Home stay

north vietnam motorbike toursJust about 30km from rugged and narrow roads, our Vietnam motorbike to the North of Vietnam keeps passing small beautiful trails, making a short cut through forests, cool and fresh streams and river. It must be the marvelous part of Vietnam motorbike touring today. Our motorbike crew rides to the Ba Be lake, with the spectacular landscapes and tranquil villages scattering in the forested hills.

When our motorcycle tour Vietnam reaches Ba Be lake area, we will have relaxing moments on boat tour to discover the beauty of surrounding nature. It will be the most relaxing times of the north Vietnam motorbike tours for dirt bikers. We will stay overnight at a local family.

Ba Be lake is in the core area of Ba Be national park- with the high biodiversity of fauna and flora. This topography here is typical of karst with the primitive forests on limestone mountains and system of caves and grottos. In that area, the disturbances of tourists, even small or big can somehow change the ecological balance. Therefore, tourism here should be minimized to balance the conservation and tourism development. With the Vietnam motorbike tour, we ensure that the impacts are minimized under control. It is so glad that you did have moments with nature and people there”.

DAY 9. BA BE LAKE – HANOI ( riding distance 240km – B, L, D).

north vietnam motorbikeIf with other motorbike tours, they will follow the highway back from Ba Be to Hanoi, we guarantee that the tour with Alan and experienced team of Vietnam Motorbike Ride will be totally different, even the last day with the off-the-beaten-track roads along the Red river delta. You are supposed to see the picturesque and peaceful landscape with the far-flung corn fields and paddy fields, the fishing villages, the inhibition of indigenous people, etc. Our motorbike crew arrives in Hanoi roughly 4:00 pm.
9-day tour with Vietnam motorbike to the northern of Vietnam is a long time with many unforgettable memories. Hope that we can see you again another time in Vietnam and try other tours with us.

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