Top North Motorcycle Ride 9 Days

Top north Vietnam motorbike tour 9 days will offer favorable natural conditions, fascinating history, unique culture and custom. This motorcycle tours Vietnam is the paradise for bikers with its spectacular mountain views, ethnic minorities, national parks. This is the best Vietnam motorcycle tour in our collection.

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Day 1. Ha Noi – Mai Chau ( 170km – ,  L, D ) Home stayvietnam motorbike tours

This morning, our motorcycle tour northern Vietnam departs at 8.00 Am with the enjoyable motorcycle ride to Mai Chau valley
by breaking out of the delta plains, we pass through endless limestone kart scenery as we travel up to the Northwestern region, the extensive farming lands comprising a sea of paddy fields split by tree-lined roads. Arrive Mai Chau about 5 Pm and stay overnight in the local house with the Thai people.

Day 2. Mai Chau – Phu Yen ( 185 km – B, L, D ) Hotel stay
We backtrack on the main road a few kilometres before embarking on a new road which drops down the side of a huge valley, steadily falling all the way back down to the Black River Reservoir. The spectacular vietnam motorbike tourspaved road 43 rides us to an area inhabited by Kinh and both Black and White Thai ethnicities. Depending on time we can complete another side road which rises up the opposite side of the valley, offering impressive views over the area on a clear day. After a ferry crossing, we follow the banks of the reservoir past village all relocated before the flooding of the valley. On easy paved road, we approach the delta settlement of Phu Yen, set in the middle of a vast valley floor of paddy fields. Overnight at hotel in Phu Yen.

Day 3. Phu Yen – Nghia Lo – Than Uyen  ( 200 km – B, L, D ) Hotel stay.
We have a mountain roads day to ride, the first part from Phu Yen to Ba Khe via Lung Lo pass is track and the rest is sealed road. After lunch, we continue the ride through the rural areas with beautiful rice fields along the beautiful road that lead up to Mu Cang Chai . Lunch in Tu Le town before we continue our ride through the Mu Cang Chai massif, one of the highest mountain pass in Vietnam, from the top of this pass, we have one of the most beautiful views of  the North Vietnam. Overnight at hotel.

Day 4. Than Uyen – Sa Pa ( 120 km – B, L, D ) Hotel stay.vietnam motorbike tours

Today we head straight towards the main Fansipan Mountain range. The massive mountain range dominates the road until finally we must make a splendid climb up to the top of the highest road pass in Vietnam (Tram Ton Pass). Crossing into Lao Cai Province at over 2000m the views looks out over the main range for miles and miles, before we descend to the mountainous Sa Pa valley. Sleep at hotel in Sapa.

Day 5. Sa Pa – Ha Giang ( 240km – B, L, D ) Home-stay.

We start from Sapa and ride to Lao Cai town, a short stop to visit the Chinese border. Continue to Viet Quang by taking a small road going along the Chinese border, during your ride, you will have chances to visit many roadside ethnic villages and markets. Stop for lunch in Viet Quang town. Arrive in Ha Giang in the afternoon, Dinner and overnight at home stay.
Day 6. Ha Giang – Dong Van – Meo Vac ( 180km – B, L, D ) Hotel stay.Vietnam Motorbike Tours

Dong Van Town is located in the heart of Dong Van Rock Plateau, which was recognised as part of the Global Geo-Park Network last year, the Dong Van old quarter is home to age old and unique architecture near Ha Giang Province’s border with China

Today’s ride must be highlights of the trip as we will visit one of the most remote land in Vietnam where are special with many ethnic groups with their unique cultures and imposing mountains – the “Heaven Gate” in Quan Ba, Rock Plateau and the Vuong palace in Dong Van. Ma Pi Leng Pass. Arrive in Meo vac in the late afternoon

Day 7. Meo Vac –  Ba Be lake ( 180km – B, L, D ) Home stay.vietnam motorbike tours

After breakfast, We leave Meo Vac for Ba Be. The scenic route climbs over many Passes where we can enjoy beautiful mountain ranges and the Nho Que river – Just an amazing place to be. Lunch in a local restaurant in Bao Lac, After 30 km riding on paved road after Bao Lac, we will take a small beautiful trail going thought the jungle, we ride across many streams and river, a great day for off-road ride. Continue to Babe lake where the landscape is amazing and the home stay is another unique experience. Dinner and overnight in home stay of a Tay family.
Day 8. Take boat cruise on Ba Be lake then ride to Bac Kan ( 70km – B, L, D )vietnam motorbike tours

“Ba Be is Vietnam’s largest natural lake and is now the centrepiece of an extensive National Park. The park and the surrounding area is limestone country, so lakes, waterfalls, caves and unusual rock formations abound. The whole area is richly forested and home to many ethnic minority communities”.

After visiting a local market (if on the market day), we will load the bikes on boat and start a boat trip to discover the beautiful lake and its National park. Stop for a pich-nich lunch in a cave. Right after the cave we will unload the bikes from the boat and take a ride to Bac Kan town for the night. Arrive in Bac Kan at the end of the afternoon. Dinner in town, night at hotel.

Day 9. Bac Kan – Hanoi ( 190km – B, L )vietnam motorbike tours

Staying off the main road for as long as possible we head back towards the Red River Delta, passing through areas inhabited by Hmong, Dao, Tay and Nung minority peoples. A mixture of both challenging track and glorious sealed road all the way back to Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi in the early afternoon to avoid rush hour. Finish your best northern Vietnam motorcycle tour arranged by Offroad Indochina – Vietnam Motorbike Tour Asia.