North Vietnam Motorbike Tours – 8 Days

On the 8 day tour with Vietnam Motorbike Ride to the North, it is a great pride of our company to take you to the most incredible views of Vietnam. Within 8 day Northern Vietnam motorbike tours, we will take you on the backroads and see an authentic Vietnam: colorful and vivid indigenous people, the glorious landscape of Dong Van plateau, Meo Vac, Lung Cu plateau; Sapa with the combination of a modern and traditional Vietnam and the stunning views of northern mountains. We are ready to provide you with the best of Vietnam motorcycle tours!

Destination: Hanoi – Phu Yen – Than Uyen – Sapa – Ha Giang – Meo Vac – Ba Be lake – Hanoi.

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Tour duration: 8 Days 7 Nights

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

Tour price: From 135 USD/ Day/

Highlights: Sapa and Ha Giang

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  •  English speaking tour guide/Mechanic

  •  Quality Bikes with spare things and all fuel ( Brand New XR 125cc or CRF 250cc )

  •  All meals on tour ( Vietnamese food )

  •  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

  •  Tourist Map

  •  Helmet/Gloves

  • Water ( bottle / rider/ day )

Things you should bring with you during your Motorbike Tour In Vietnam
Even though we can supply riding gear for the Vietnam Motorbike Trips we recommend you bring your own riding gear as safety and fit is important.
Helmet – Motor cross or Full-face helmet is recommended (flies, stones and dust when we ride )
Riding Jacket – For safety and comfort preferably with vents as it is warm
Gloves – Thin summer gloves a
Shoes – Motorbike boots or sturdy walking boots ( shoes )
Small medical first aid kit


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

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Day 1. Hanoi – Phu Yen ( 180 km )
Day 2. Phu Yen – Than Uyen ( 220 km )
Day 3. Than Uyen – Sapa ( 120 km )
Day 4. Sapa – Ha Giang ( 240 km )
Day 5. Ha Giang – Meo Vac ( 180 km )
Day 6. Meo Vac – Ba Be lake( 180 km )
Day 7. Ba Be lake – Bac Kan ( 70 km )
Day 8. Bac Kan – Hanoi ( 190 km )


DAY 1. HANOI – PHU YEN ( riding distance 180km – L, D) Hotel stay

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Our guide will pick you up after breakfast to start the motorbike tour to the west of Hanoi. Just 45 minutes from center, you can see the difference in the landscapes of countryside. This first route of the Vietnam motorbike tours to Phu Yen could bring you the wonderful experiences with some unique things that you only can found when riding on motorbike north Vietnam.

Lunch is served in restaurant. The motorcycle tour to the Northern Vietnam keeps going after lunch and passes by many magnificent limestone karts mountains.

We come at Phu Yen before the dawn falls down, about 4:30pm. Have a overnight here before we start the next day.

DAY 2. PHU YEN – THAN UYEN ( riding distance 220 km – B, L, D) Hotel stay

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Pho is a stunning Vietnamese food that worths trying for the breakfast. After breakfast, northern Vietnam motorbikes tours will take you through a lot of rustic villages of local people.

We head Mu Cang Chai at noon and have lunch here.

Mu Cang Chai is well-known for the harvest of terraced rice fields. It could be the best part of Vietnam motorcycle tours to the northwest Vietnam when riding motorbike through the winding trails and passes, on the roads with stones and full of mud. You will be amazed by what Yen Bai province can show you: the marvelous Khau Pha mountain pass, The vast paddy fields of Tu Le and Mu Cang Chai..

We come to Than Uyen at 5:00 pm, enjoy the 2nd night here in a hotel.

DAY 3. THAN UYEN – SAPA ( riding distance 120 km) Hotel staynorthern-vietnam-motorbike-tours.jpg

From Than Uyen, our motorbike north Vietnam crew will rides up to fantastic and splendid Fansipan mountain range. The way to Sapa on motorbike is overwhelmed by the landscapes of massive and huge mountains. Our guide will take you through Binh Lu pass, just only 32 km but can be the highlight of the whole trip with North Vietnam motorbike tours (it is considered as the highest and longest mountain pass in Vietnam). Riding in the area of Lao Cai province, you can see the panoramic views of valleys and forests from the height of 2000m above sea level.

The motorcycle tour approaches Sapa at noon. Have a lunch here before checking in the hotel and taking a break.

The lunch is followed by a short trip around Sapa town with some typical villages like Lao Chai, Ta Van and Muong Hoa villages. Riding with Vietnam motorbike tours in summer can offer you the wonderful pictures of yellow paddy fields, which are bright in the sunshine.

We come back to stay in a homestay of local people. It will be a good choice for you to see the local life of residents in Sapa while riding motorbike north Vietnam.

DAY 4. SAPA – HA GIANG ( riding distance 240km – B, L, D) Home stay

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This route today could be the most magnificent part of the Northern Vietnam motorbike tours. After riding to the Lao Cai town, we will take a short trip to the Chinese border gate to see the busy life of traders and local people between 2 sides of border. The motorbike North Vietnam continues to ride along the Chinese border in a small and narrow road. Out-of-track roads can offer you the views that can hardly be seen in other motorbike tours.

At noon, we will have the lunch at Viet Quang town.

After the long riding in the afternoon, our Vietnam motorbike crew reaches Ha Giang and stays overnight here. It marks the end of the 4th day with Northwest Vietnam motorbike tours.

DAY 5. HA GIANG – DONG VAN – MEO VEO ( riding distance 180 km – B, L, D) Hotel stayMa-Pi-Leng pass-Ha-Giang

The motorbike tour today takes you from Ha Giang, through Dong Van and Meo Vac to see the most splendid views of Northern Vietnam. The life of people here have tightly attached with the stone mountains. You could see a different Vietnam in this north farthest province on the motorcycle tour today.

“Locating in the heart of Dong Van rock plateau, the recognized Global Geo-park by UNESECO, Dong Van town is the home of indigenous tribes with the traditional architectures as well as Chinese-affected building styles. If you haven’t come to Ha Giang, you haven’t fulfilled the motorbike tour experiences in Vietnam. Ha Giang is a destination to challenge the spirit and health of motorcycle bikers”

You could see the spotlights of the Motorbike tour of North Vietnam in the itinerary today when riding through the remote areas. Dong Van posses a wild beauty, where tourists are still something strange with local people. You can see many ethnic groups with the unique cultures on the motorcycle tour in Ha Giang. Visiting “heaven gate” in Quan Ba, Rock plateau or Vuong palace in Dong Van could be the interesting parts of the northern Vietnam motorbike tours here.

We ends the Vietnam motorbike tours of the 5th day after passing the fantastic Ma Pi Leng pass at about 4:30 pm.

DAY 6. MEO VAC – BA BE LAKE ( riding distance 180km – B, L, D) Home stay

Thac Ba lake - North VietnamA local breakfast is prepared for you by the hosts. After that, we will ride on the backroads from Meo Vac to Ba Be lake with northern Vietnam motorbike tours. This part today is really romantic and appealing with the scenic routes over many winding passes, where you can take a panoramic view to Nho Que river. An irresistible feeling for a motorbike ride to North Vietnam.

We will stop in Bao Lac for lunch. After that, it is followed by 30km motorbike ride, through beautiful trails, forests and many fresh and cooling streams and rivers. It is truly the most spectacular views of the North Vietnam motorbike tours.

We continues to ride to Ba Be lake and stay in a Tay homestay. They are really friendly and hospitable with tourists. One night in Pac Ngoi village could be the unforgettable motorcycle North Vietnam for you with local people.

DAY 7. BA BE LAKE – BAC KAN ( riding distance 70km – B, L, D) Hotel stay

“Ba Be is considered the largest lake in Vietnam and it is the main core of Ba Be national park. It is Motorbike Tours Northern Vietnamdensely surrounded by limestone mountains, deep lakes, waterfalls, glamor caves and grottos, created by the geographic formations and changes. Ba Be is also the home of many ethnic group in Bac Kan province”

The motorbike tour in Ba Be today is supposed to go through rivers, waterfalls and enormous mountain ranges in the northern Vietnam. You can see the huge-space caves which date back for a long time. Take a boat on the lake, swim in the fresh and clear water and don’t forget to take photos of scenic views on the banks of lake.

We back to homestay to have lunch. After that, we will see off the local family and hit the road with Northern Vietnam motorbike tours to Bac Can.

It is the end of the 7th day of the whole motorbike trip to the north of Vietnam.

DAY 8. BAC KAN – HANOI ( riding distance 190km – B, L )


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The last day, we will come back to Hanoi from morning with the Vietnam motorbike crew. The thing that sets us differentiate from other Vietnam motorbike tours companies is the feeling of riding more on back roads and countryside paths. We will ride the motorbike on the off-the-track road in Red river delta. It is fantastic because you can see the local pictures of Vietnam with the rice fields, fishing villages, corn fields, buffalo, etc. We will be back to Hanoi before rush hours.
Within the 8 day tour with Vietnam Motorbike tours, hopefully, you did have a good time with the life and people here, and especially with our Vietnam Motorbike Ride company. We long for the day to meet you again in Vietnam!

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