Vietnam Motorbike Tours: North Vietnam motorbike tour in 9 days

North Vietnam motorbike tour in 9 days of Route 66 Asia takes you to the northern mountains which are the territory of many ethnic minorities, wild landscapes, endless rice fields in terraces, majestic mountain ranges with market days, unusual meetings...

As habit, we don’t offer only simple Vietnam motorbike tours but many walks, discoveries, surprising encounters to share local life…You will not miss the highlights of an adventure not like the others:

North Vietnam motorbike tour

Thac Ba Lake is considered "Halong Bay in the mountains." The lake has an area of ​​20,000 hectares with 1,331 islands and islets, forming caves and charming landscapes of the lush mountain. Here, you cannot miss a boat trip in a fairy fluvial space, a night in homestay with the Dao ethnic group in a traditional stilt house…Our family will celebrate your North Vietnam motorbike tour in an atmosphere of perfect union.

Bac Ha is a market but not only for trade but first of all, it is a place of news exchange, meeting of ethnic groups such as: Flower Hmong, Tay, Phu La...who come here every Sunday in traditional costume to make this market the most colorful in northern Vietnam: A sacred atmosphere! Don’t hesitate to try some cups of corn wine with local people to share this unforgettable moment!

North Vietnam motorbike tour

Then, this North Vietnam motorbike tour takes you to Ha Giang known by different ethnic groups, the colorful markets, the winding roads, the sublime landscapes, the rice terraces classified as the National Heritage, the Dong Van - Meo Vac Plateau classified as the Natural World Heritage...You will not miss the markets colored by the colors of ethnic costumes, merchandises off all kinds... You will immerse yourself in the daily life of peoples in authentic villages, terraced rice fields which seem to be endless...

Vietnam motorbike tour

Hoang Su Phi is always the choice of the North Vietnam motorbike tour. In autumn, the magnificent yellow terraced rice fields create unimaginable beauty. Hoang Su Phi is located on the surface of 6 communes of Ban Luoc, San Su Ho, Phung Ban, Ho Thau, Nam Ty and Thong Nguyen in the province of Ha Giang. The road to Hoang Su Phi requires some driving skills to reach the incredible landscapes of the country.

Located far from the road, Ban Phung in Hoang Su Phi becomes an attractive destination thanks to its endless terraced rice fields sometimes appearing, sometimes disappearing in the mountainous clouds.

North Vietnam motorbike tour

Ban Phung Commune is located near the Chinese border in Hoang Su Phi District of Ha Giang Province. To get there, visitors must follow a small path of nearly 30 km long as a thread on the green mountains to reach the center of the town. With Ban Luoc, this is the place which has the highest terraced fields in Vietnam. Coming to Ban Phung during the ripe rice season, visitors have the chance to admire landscapes that seem to float in a magical fairy scene. You will see these landscapes only with the North Vietnam motorbike tour.  

The Dong Van - Meo Vac Plateau covers four districts such as: Quan Ba, Yen Minh, Dong Van and Meo Vac. Dong Van - Meo Vac was recognized as the World Geopark or World Natural Heritage in 2010. This is a particular area in limestone that keeps the typical evidence on the history of the development of the earth's crust, the phenomena of nature, aesthetic landscapes, great biological diversity and rich cultural traditions of indigenous ethnic groups such as: HMong, Lo Lo, Pu Peo, Dao...

North Vietnam motorbike tour

Babe Lake in Bac Kan province shining like a green jewel between the highlands will be the next destination of your North Vietnam motorbike tour. You will see that time stops when the boat glides on the emerald water in which the sublime mountains, the virgin forests...are reflected. The beauties of clouds, water waves, mountains...make you forget the concerns of everyday life. Somewhere in the fluvial space, the song of the young woman will make you dream...Just make your North Vietnam by motorbike travel completely different from all other adventures.

North Vietnam motorbike tour

Note:

Please just tell us by email: info@route66asia.com your availability, your capacity, taste, your needs...for that we can shorten or extend at your choice this North Vietnam motorbike tour.

 North Vietnam motorbike tour in 9 days has its detailed following itinerary:

Day 1: Hanoi - Thac Ba Lake
North Vietnam motorbike tour
in 9 days begins. We leave Hanoi in the direction of Vinh Yen. We cross rice paddies along the Tam Dao Massif and head towards Thac Ba Lake through hills covered with tea trees. In the village of Dong Ty inhabited by White Trousers Dao people, we take the boat to discover the Thac Ba Lake which is one of the largest freshwater reservoirs in Vietnam. Considered as "Halong Bay in the Mountains", you will see the peaks of ancient emerging hills forming hundreds of islets giving an appearance of labyrinth. We spend the night in homestay with Dao people in a traditional house on stilts to celebrate the first night of our North Vietnam motorbike tour.

Vietnam motorbike tour

Day 2: Thac Ba Lake - Bac Ha
We cross the isolated mountains before joining Luc Yen known for its precious stones and marble quarries. We follow our road north along the Chay River in a hilly terrain. We arrive in Bac Ha after crossing the village of Nghia Do inhabited by Tay people. We start a vertiginous climb up the mountainside to the village of Ban Lien with its rice terraces to reach Bac Ha to spend the second night of our North Vietnam motorbike tour.

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Day 3: Bac Ha - Ban Phung
Bac Ha is well known for its weekly Sunday morning market where we will meet different ethnic groups such as: FlowerHmong, Dao, Phu La, Tay…who come in traditional costume. This is the most colorful market where you will see products of all kinds: agricultural utensils, fabrics, vegetables, spices, buffalo, pigs...But first of all, it is the place of meetings. We continue our North Vietnam motorbike tour by going to Ban Phung along the Chay River and the summit of the mountains of the Chinese border of Coc Pai. We take the winding road and admire the sublime landscapes to reach the village of Ban Phung to spend the night in homestay.

North Vietnam motorbike tour

Day 4: Ban Phung - Nam Dam of Ha Giang Province
After breakfast, we continue our North Vietnam motorbike travel by the curves of the mountain at the edge of the ravine where flows the river of Chay. We are lucky to meet local people in the authentic villages. We cross the rice terraces classified as the National Heritage of the Hoang Su Phi region. This motorbike tour in north of Vietnam is completely different from the others. We drive along the Lo River towards Ha Giang. It is through the mountains, the valleys, the winding roads, the villages nestled at the foot of the rocks...that we will cross the "Heaven's Gate" in the Quan Ba ​​district. We arrive at Nam Dam inhabited by the Long Tunic Dao people to spend the night in a family where we will celebrate our North Vietnam motorbike tour.

North Vietnam motorbike tour

Day 5: Nam Dam - Dong Van
You say goodbye to the friends of Vietnam Travel Motorbike to start a day in the isolated mountains of the country. This region seems to be forgotten by time and modern life. This is the region of mountains, rivers, rice terraces...You will meet ethnic groups, immaculate landscapes…The day is spent on the Dong Van Plateau classified as World Natural Heritage by UNESCO thanks to its global geomorphologic values. Stop at the King's Palace of the Hmong people with its unique architecture on the Plateau. This day is the moment to make your North Vietnam motorbike tour completely different from the others adventure. Overnight in Dong Van.

North Vietnam motorbike tour

Day 6: Dong Van - Meo Vac - Bao Lac: Sunday if possible
We will discover the Sunday market (if possible) in the old district of Dong Van. Women and men come in traditional costumes with their horses to stock up for a week, meet each other, have fun together...We will cross the isolate but majestic mountains with rare vegetation from Dong Van to Meo Vac. We should stop at the dizzying Ma Li Peng pass to admire the incredible scenery. We spend the night in Bao Lac unknown by tourists. You have a day full of emotion.

North Vietnam motorbike tour

Day 7: Bao Lac – Babe Lake
We start our North Vietnam motorbike tour by the village of the Lolo people of Coc Xa where we take a short walk. We continue the motorbike ride to Babe Lake in the National Park of the same name surrounded by karsts peaks covered with lush vegetation. We continue to the small village of Pac Ngoi Tay to discover its surroundings on foot before settling in a house on stilts.

Day 8: Babe Lake
We go on foot to the village pier to take a small motor boat. Babe is the largest natural lake in North Vietnam and it is surrounded by majestic limestone cliffs, jungle...We visit the cave of Puong offering extraordinary views. We will visit the Tay village of Ban Cam on the bank of the Nang River amidst thousands of butterflies frolicking on the banks, the waterfall of Dau Dang and we visit the small temple of An Ma on its tiny islet before returning to the village of Pac Ngoi to spend a second night at Babe Lake to celebrate our North Vietnam motorbike tour.

North Vietnam motorbike tour

Day 9: Babe - Hanoi
We visit the Hua Ma Cave located 8 km southwest of the park. We enjoy for the last time relaxing mountain scenery with the hills covered by tea. Unfortunately, your Vietnam motorbike tour with us ends while arriving in Hanoi.

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