Being famous for imposing mountain passes, beautiful rice terrace fields, amazing rocky mountain and colorful, friendly people, North Vietnam is always a great destination for motorcyclists and the nature lovers. You can easily find motorcycle tours in North Vietnam on any websites on tourism in Vietnam. However, this 11 day motorbike tour North Vietnam is one of the collective designs of experienced team of Vietnam Motorbike Tour Expert including many of the best attractions in Northern Vietnam such as Mai Chau valley, Mu Cang Chai, Sapa, Ha Giang – Dong Van Rock Plateau and some beautiful Ban Gioc waterfall and Ba Be lake. Especially the route we choose to ride on is safe, fun and unique!
(Prices are quoted in US Dollar/ per person/ Day)
* $135 for one person for a day
* $115 for one person for a day ( for group more than 5 people )
|DEPARTURE LOCATION||Ha Noi City, Viet Nam.|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Departure at 8:00 AM.|
|RETURN TIME||Approximately 5:30 PM.|
|WEAR||Comfortable athletic clothing, hat, jacket, and sunscreen.|
Hanoi – Mai Chau.
Leave Hanoi around 7h30am, drive to Mai Chau, an area of beautiful landscape and home to the Thai ethnic minority. We will drive on road No6 passing expansive rice paddies and scenic villages. We will have a stop for refreshment before tackling 70km of the undulating road with great view of mountains and valley. We will reach Mai Chau at late noontime. Visit Pom Coong, a peaceful village of White Thai ethnic minority where we have lunch, dinner and spend our night in a traditional stilt-house of a Thai family. After lunch, we will have a short rest and then take a leisure push bike trips toward Ma River. We will take a short boat ride upstream Ma Rive to reach a remote Thai Village. Relax and have interesting conversations with the villagers before we walk back to the dock. Return to Pom Coong Village for dinner and overnight.
Mai Chau – Moc Chau – Son La.
Breakfast at the home-stay before we embark on a beautiful drive up north to Son La. The road is in good condition and the scenery is stunning. We may take frequent stops to visit minority villages of H’mong, Black Thai,… or to take photos. Lunch will be in local restaurant en route. The highlight of our trip today could be the tea plantations in Moc Chau Plateau, where you find the best green tea in Vietnam grown along the roads on hillsides. We reach Son La in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight in Son La.
Son La - Dien Bien
It is true to say “the further you go up north the faster your heart rate”. Today the drive is greater with more winding road, longer passes, more colorful minority groups and more stunning scenery. Like yesterday, we may have interesting stops to visit villages and take photos. Lunch en route in a local restaurant. The highlight of today ride could be the impressive pass of Pha Din pass, the longest pass in Vietnam with total length is approximately up to 32 km. Climbing and descending the slopes with their many bends and deep gorges is a really an unforgettable experience. We reach Dien Bien Phu in the afternoon around 4pm. Upon arrival, we stroll around to explore the town. Dinner and overnight in Dien Bien Phu.
Dien Bien - Sa Pa
After breakfast, we will start our 225 km drive along stunning gorges and Nam Na River. On the way, we will have interesting stops to visit H’mong and Dzao villages. Lunch in Lai Chau. Then we continue going to Sapa The driving day is the highlight of the whole trip. Climbing the highest pass in Vietnam, the Tram Ton Pass, 2000 meters above sea level. We will reach Sapa in the afternoon time. Sapa is the former hill station for the French colonists hundred years ago. Today Sapa is the paradise for trekking lovers thank its beautiful trekking routes, stunning terraces, colorful minority groups and the highest mountain in Indochina, the Mt. Fansipan. Dinner and overnight in Sapa. Note: The weekend market (Sunday market) in Tam Duong is very interesting with lots of colorful ethnic minorities. If this day is Sunday the market will be included in the program and we would reach Sapa around 3pm.
After a good night sleep,we have breakfast in Ta Van and start a visit to some villages : Ta Van, Lao Chai and Cat Cat. Then we have lunch in Sa Pa After lunch, we will visit Ham Rong mountain and visit Sa Pa town. After that, we will sleep at Hotel in Sa Pa. You will enjoy in there.