Top Northern Vietnam Motorbike Tours – 11 Days

If you want to explore the true and authentic beauty of Vietnam, let’s hit the road and ride to Sapa – Ha Giang in the Northern Vietnam. From terraced paddy fields, the magnificence of mountains and forests to colorful and vivid life of local people, all are included in this northern Vietnam motorbike tours. It is not difficult for you to find a motorbike tour on the internet, but a motorcycle tour to the north of Vietnam which is specially designed to challenge the motorcyclists with the off roads and out-of-track paths is our company’s exclusiveness. Grasp your chance with our motorbike tour to see a different Vietnam with the wonderful experiences!

Highlight: Hanoi – Mai Chau Valley – Phu Yen – Mu Cang Chai – Than Uyen – Sapa – Bac Ha – Ha Giang – Dong Van  – Bao Lac – Ba Be lake – Thac Ba Lake – Hanoi

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Day 1: Hanoi – Mai Chau ( riding distance 170 km – B, L, D ) Home stay
Day 2: Mai Chau – Phu Yen ( riding distance 150 km – B, L, D ) Hotel stay
Day 3: Phu Yen – Mu Cang Chai – Than Uyen ( riding distance  210 km – B, L, D ) Hotel stay
Day 4: Than Uyen – Sapa ( riding distance 110 km – B, L, D ) Hotel stay
Day 5: Sapa – Bac Ha ( riding distance 160 km – B, L, D ) Home stay
Day 6: Bac Ha – Ha Giang ( riding distance 190 km – B, L, D ) Hotel stay
Day 7: Ha Giang – Dong Van ( riding distance 150 km – B, L, D ) Hotel stay
Day 8: Dong Van – Bao Lac ( riding distance 160 km – B, L, D ) Hotel stay
Day 9: Bao Lac – Ba Be lake ( riding distance 150 km – B, L, D ) Home stay
Day 10: Ba Be lake – Thac Ba lake ( riding distance 160 km – B, L, D ) Home stay
Day 11: Thac Ba lake – Hanoi ( riding distance 180 km ) Trip ends.

Departure: open dates for your comfort and flexibility
Highlights: Sapa and Ha Giang
Tour Type: both on and off-road motorcycle ride
Tour duration: 11 Days 10 Nights
Tour Price: From 135 USD/ Rider/ Day
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DAY1 : HANOI – MAI CHAU ( riding distance 170 km – L, D ) Home stay

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Mai Chau

Our guide will pick you up at the hotel to start the north Vietnam motorbike tour Mai Chau at 08:30 am. We ride to the west of Hanoi. After getting out of the city, our motorcycle tour to the northwest Vietnam will go through the countryside roads with the tranquil villages and friendly local people working on the paddy fields.

We will stop for lunch in Hoa Binh. In the next route, the feeling is totally different because our motorbike tour is currently in mountainous area with massive mountains and forests. We will motorcycle along the Da river – ” a chance to see different Halong bay in the mountain “, a spectacular river in Hoa Binh province, and reach Mai Chau at 5:00pm. It ends the 1st day of northern Vietnam motorbike tours.

DAY 2: MAI CHAU – PHU YEN ( riding distance 150 km – B, L, D ) Hotel stay

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Phu Yen

Phu Yen is the next stop in the motorbike tour today. Although the distance is not far, we can see many picturesque landscapes and rustic villages of ethnic groups. Before arriving to Moc Chau Plateau, our motorbike crew will be lead through the rugged and narrow roads to experience the village landscapes and the panorama of huge mountains.

Lunch is ready for you in Moc Chau. In the early afternoon, the Vietnam motorbike tours to the Northwest will cross the Da river to Phu Yen town. Those moments are so fantastic because you can relax and watch the nature on the bank of river. The wind is so cooling and the water is as clear as crystal.

We come to Phu Yen at roughly 4:30 pm and stay in the hotel tonight. It is the end of 2nd tour with Vietnam Motorbike Ride to the Northern Vietnam.

DAY3: PHU YEN – MU CANG CHAI – THAN UYEN ( riding distance 210 )

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Mu Cang Chai

The 210km road from Phu Yen to Than Uyen could be the highlight of the whole motorbike tour in the North of Vietnam. It can satisfy all of your expectations and desires. This route is famous for terraced paddy fields on 2 sides of the road, the friendly and hospitable local residents and winding trails that can make every motorcyclists of the motorbike tour feel really exciting.

This fantastic motorbike ride will end at 5:00pm, when the whole motorbike crew reaches Than Uyen town. We will enjoy the 3rd day in this town before starting a new route with motorbike tour to the northern of Vietnam.

DAY 4: THAN UYEN – SAPA ( riding distance 110 km – B, L, D ) Hotel

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Than Uyen

A tasty breakfast is followed by a great starting in the morning with Vietnam motorbike tours. We will ride to Sapa and O Quy Ho pass, one of the 4 longest and most beautiful passes in northern of Vietnam. The first part of 55 km is an easy ride for you to get through many charming rustic villages with the green tea plantations. The rest of motorbike tour today is more impressive when you ride up to the heaven gate, at the height of 2000m above the sea level.

We will take the lunch in Sapa town, take short trip around Sapa by motorbike. The rest of the day is for relaxing to prepare for new routes with Vietnam motorbike tours tomorrow.

DAY 5: SAPA – BAC HA ( riding distance 160 km – B, L, D )

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From Sapa, our motorbike tour to the North keeps touring to Bac Ha in the morning. This route is so wonderful with winding and up-and-down trails and passes, which can make your motorbike tour to Northern of Vietnam more exciting than ever! We can see the peaceful villages across the Chinese border with the lush terraced paddy fields.

When our motorbike crew reaches Bac Ha, it will be roughly 4:00pm. Enjoy an overnight here before hitting the road to Ha Giang with Vietnam motorbike Ride.

DAY 6: BAC HA – HA GIANG ( riding distance – 190 km – B, L, D ) Hotel

Ha Giang

Ha Giang

On the dirty and bumpy roads from Bac Ha to Ha Giang, motorcyclists are supposed to see the different landscapes of North Vietnam. We will have lunch in Xin Man town. After that, we keeps biking along the winding river, take a panoramic look at terraced rice fields in Hoang Su Phi. It could be an exciting part of the off-road Vietnam northern motorbike tour.

We come to Ha Giang in the late afternoon and stay here for the 6th day. The ride to Ha Giang could be the best motorbike tours in Vietnam.

DAY 7: HA GIANG – DONG VAN ( 150 km – B, L, D ) Hotel

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Off-road Vietnam Motorbike Tours

It is a greatlack if you come to Vietnam without trying motorcycling to Ha Giang; the highest province in the North of Vietnam with the massive plateaus of rocks and colorful and vivid life of local people. Ha Giang is an impressive and attractive destination for every Vietnam motorbike tours with beauties that are typical of mountains and forests. The route today from Ha Giang to DongVan will be the spot light of the whole motorbike journey to the north of Vietnam. Just relax and take stops on the way to let your passion with natural photography satisfied! Travelling with the experienced team of Vietnam Motorbike Ride will fulfill your experiences as well as your eagerness to learn about new knowledge, new cultures of a different Vietnam.

We come to Dong Van town at 5:00. Take your time in that tranquil and romantic town and enjoy the night.

DAY 8: DONG VAN – BAO LAC ( riding distance 160 km – B, L, D ) Hotel

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Ma Pi Leng pass – Ha Giang

In the morning, we can take a walk around Dong Van ancient town, taste a delicious coffee, or sightsee the architectures which is highly typical of French style, which were built in colonizing time.

We start off again at 10:00 am. On the way from Dong Van to Bao Lac, our motorbike crew will cross many landmarks like rock plateau, terraced rice fields and through Ma Pi leng, one of the 4 enormous and longest passes in the north of Vietnam

After enjoying a motorbike tour in Dong Van Global Geopark, we will arrive in Bao Lac at 4:30 pm and stay there.

DAY 9: BAO LAC – BA BE LAKE ( riding distance 150 km – B, L, D ) Home stay

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Bao Lac

After breakfast, the northern Vietnam motorbike tours carries on riding along the Gam river and farewell to Bao Lac town. The small, narrow and rugged roads will be the key points of the route. On the 2 sides, you will see the marvelous mountains, small tribe villages forested in far distance or smiles of indigenous children, who are always curious about the strange guests.

After 1 hour on the sealed road, we keep riding the motorbike through one of the greatest off-road in the north of Vietnam. Our motorbike North Vietnam will get through the peaceful villages and cross some streams and the hanging bamboo bridge. It is full of challenges but really rewarding and memorable for you to try.

We stay in Ba Be for a night, after enjoying a boat tour around Ba Be lake in the afternoon.

DAY 10: BA BE LAKE – THAC BA LAKE ( riding distance 160 km – B, L, D ) Home stay

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Northern Vietnam

In the morning, our motorbike group will ride down to Thac Ba lakeone of the largest and most beautiful lake in Vietnam. The perk of this motorbike tour is that apart from natural landscapes, we also visit the historical sites, such as ATK Dinh Hoa, the place where Ho Chi Minh found the Vietnam communist party in1930. After riding to Thac Ba lake, the northern Vietnam motorbike tours will stay overnight in a Dzao people’s family, on the bank of Thac Ba. We also can enjoy a boat tour on this splendid lake to see the impressions of the nature and heritage of man-made construction.

DAY 11: THAC BA LAKE – HANOI ( riding distance 180 km – B, L ) Trip ends


Ban Gioc waterfall by motorcycle

On the last day, the northern Vietnam motorcycle tours will see off Thac Ba and come back to Hanoi at 8:00 am. We promise to bring you the valuable memories with the out-of-track roads, which is challenging and adventurous Motorbike North Vietnam for you to try. There are also some sealed and nicest roads for you to relax and enjoy the cooling winds in the afternoon.

We come to Hanoi before rush hours and end the 11-day northern Vietnam motorbike tours. Hopefully this long trip has left a lot of impressions on your mind!

Things you should bring with you during your Motorbike Tours in Vietnam

Even though we can supply riding gear for the northern Vietnam Motorbike Trip, we recommend that you bring your own riding gear for your own safety and comfort.
Helmet – Motor cross or Full-face helmet is recommended (for prevention from 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 150cc or 250cc Honda CRF with Panniers and carrier on the back.
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