Tour Destination:
Hanoi – (night train) - Lao Cai – Bac Ha – Ha Giang – Dong Van – Meo Vac – Bao Lac – Ba Be – Na Khan – Hanoi
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(This trip can be reversed or/and you can extend in Sapa) 


Day 1: Lao Cai Motorcycle Tours to Sapa and Bac Ha (Lao Cai)
Day 2: Bac Ha Motorcycle Tours to Ha Giang City
Day 3: Ha Giang Motorcycle Tours to Dong Van (Ha Giang)
Day 4: Dong Van Motorcycle Tours to Ba Be National Park (Bac Kan)
Day 5: Ba Be Motorcycle Tours back to Hanoi

Night 1: Hanoi night train to Lao Cai City

We take a very short motor ride to Hanoi Train Station, put our motorbikes and jump on the night train up to Lao Cai.

Day 1 : Vietnam Motorbike Tours to Ha Giang : Lao Cai Motorcycle Tours to Sapa and Bac Ha (Lao Cai)Sapa Motorbike Tour to Terraces - Vietnam Motorbike Tour to Ha Giang

After breakfast, we jump on our motorbikes climbing up to Sapa, which is famous both for its fine, rugged scenery and for its rich cultural diversity. French used to consider Sapa as Summer Capital of Northern Vietnam in the early decades of the 20th century. Its naturally gifted beauty keeps attracting more and more people to spend their vacation there since then. Particularly, the place is the foremost choice for honeymoon couples!
We have time to discover the town before lunch here. And then motorcycle down the same way back Lao Cai.
Head to Road 70 before turn to Bac Ha on Road 153.
Long touted as the weekend alternative to Sapa, this small highland town doesn't have the same dramatic location of its more il-lustrious neighbour, but it is calmer when Saturday comes. It fills up to choking point on Sunday morning, when visitors flood in to meet the Flower H'mong at the morning market. Compared with Sapa, tourism is still in its infancy here and during the week the town has a deserted feel.
Bac Ha is a good base to explore the surrounding highlands. Around 900m above sea level, it is noticeably warmer than Sapa.
One of Bac Ha's main industries is she manufacture of alcoholic home brews (rice wine, cassava wine and corn liquor). The corn hooch produced by the Flower H'mong is so potent it can ignite! Bac Ha is the only place in Vietnam where you'll find this particular moonshine; there's an entire area devoted to it at the Sunday market. Overnight in Bac Ha.Ha Giang Motorbike Tour to Villages - Vietnam Motorbike Tour to Ha Giang

Distance: 190 km
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Home-stay

Day 2 : Vietnam Motorbike Tours to Ha Giang: Bac Ha Motorcycle Tours to Ha Giang City

After breakfast, we take a motor ride on the track to Xin Man and Hoang Su Phi on many small; back roads with scenic mountain views.
Xin Man is right on the border between Vietnam and China. It is, as of this writing, well hidden and completely surrounded by wild mountains and forests. There's a single road from Xin Man to Hoang Su Phi.
Hoang Su Phi is among the most untouched area of Ha Giang Province of Vietnam. The area was separated from the mainstream society until very recently. Passing Hoang Su Phi, we will be charmed by the pristine beauty of the wild mountains and the authentic culture of the local ethnic groups which include: the Nung, the Flower H'mong, the Tay and the Ha Nhi People...
After lunch, join the main road heading up to Ha Giang City, where we stop for the night and apply for a permit.

Distance: 200 km
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel

H'mong Girls on Dong Van Plateau - Vietnam Motorbike Tour to Ha Giang

Day 3 : Vietnam Motorbike Tours to Ha Giang: Ha Giang Motorcycle Tours to Dong Van (Ha Giang)

After getting the permit for motorbike tour in border areas at Ha Giang's Immigration Police, we ride on small challenging mountain roads (but incredibly beautiful) on the land of colorful mountain hill-tribes.
Motorcycle head up the Ma Pi Leng Pass. Here is yet another amazing place, with cloudy mountain ranges and the poetic Nho Que river winding off in the distance.
It is really difficult to find the exact words to describe Ma Pi Leng Pass, located between Dong Van and Meo Vac, near the northernmost tip of Vietnam, as a painting of astonishing beauty and magnificence that captures the eyes of all viewers and nature lovers.
Ride on a zig-zag track until reaching Vuong Family's Residence, 14 kms before Dong Van.
Vuong Family was considered the King of the Hmong People in Dong Van, Ha Giang. Their residence was built in the scenic valley of Sa Phin with Chinese architecture. The whole house was built out of wood and rock only. The rocks for the buildings were imported from China. Vuong Family Residence is a masterpiece of man work in the valley of heavenly beauty of Sa Phin.
This is a remote area and we can meet the hard-working local people here. It is inspiring to see how they survive as they manage live in the rocks.Ba Be Motorbike Tour - Vietnam Motorbike Tour to Ha GiangWhen we reach Dong Van Town we will have some extra time to wonder the ancient streets lined with H'mong homes of clay bricks and tiles roofs built centuries ago.

Distance: 160 km
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel

Day 4 : Vietnam Motorbike Tours to Ha Giang: Dong Van Motorcycle Tours to Ba Be National Park (Bac Kan)

The road is still under construction and tracks what make the ride relatively long in spite of few kilometres. The landscape is among the most beautiful of Vietnam, and the slow tempo is only more appreciable.
We motorcycle across the wild regions of the mythical province of Ha Giang, Meo Vac is included. It shares the border with Dong Van District of Ha Giang Province and Bao Lam District of Cao Bang Province. Meo Vac has most of the terrain in the Rock Plateau of Dong Van and above 1000m above sea level. Meo Vac has a harsh climate in the winter which is from November to April with dry and freezing cold weather. It is inhabited by different ethnic minorities including the H'mong, the King, Tay, Dzao...Most ethnic groups have maintained their culture untouched from the outside world.
Beautiful motor ride down to Bac Kan Province in the afternoon. Take a local boat-ride on the reservoir of Na Hang Hydro Power Factory to village near by Dau Dang waterfall in Ba Be NationalSightseeing Tours in Ba Be National Park - Vietnam Motorbike Tour to Ha Giang Park for home-stay.

Distance: 160 km
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Home-stay

Day 5: Vietnam Motorbike Tours to Ha Giang: Ba Be Motorcycle Tours back to Hanoi

Note: This is a very big day, we should start early and ride back carefully on Road 3
After breakfast, take an other boat-ride on Ba Be lake to other side, before jumping on our bikes to Cho Ra, head up to main Road 3.
Ba Be National Park is an abundant bioreserve area containing the world’s only fresh-water karst lake and several rare species of fauna and flora. Ba Be lake in VietnamThe biodiverse 10,048 ha park – home to 1,268 species of flora and fauna, a series of caves and a gigantic fresh water lake – was established in 1992 by the Vietnamese Government to preserve forest ecosystems in the northeast.
Ba Be is home to over 3,000 people from the ethnic minorities of Tay, Nung, Dao and Mong, who live in 13 villages within the park. The Tay people have inhabited Ba Be area for centuries and make up 58 per cent of the population within the park’s boundaries.
On Road 3, the way back to Hanoi, traffic is getting worst and worst, so we should be backBa Be Homstay Tours - Vietnam Motorbike Tour to Ha Giang before rush hour.

Distance: 230 km
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


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* Inclusions:
+ Motorbike(s) (Honda or Yamaha)
+ Helmet(s)
+ Driving gears
+ Gasoline on tour
+ English or French speaking guide
+ Mechanic (only for group from 6 passengers)
+ Accommodation as indicated in the itinerary (based on twin or/and triple shared)
+ Homestay permission
+ Meals as indicated in the itinerary
+ Entrance fees & Sightseeing fees
+ Boat ride
+ Fruits & coffee on roads everyday
+ One-way train ticket: Hanoi - Lao Cai

* Exclusions:

    Travel insurance
    Personal expenses

 Note: We provide support truck (120$ per day) for emergency and for your safe riding in Vietnam - Most of other tour operators do not offer that. Contact us if you think it's necessary.



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