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Vietnam Motorbike Tour- Northwestern Trails

Discover Vietnam’s rugged and scenic northwest and its people first hand. By taking to the roads and riding from the capital Hanoi to the remote area of the northwest we can see life as it truly is for the Vietnamese. Highlights include the valleys of Sapa, challenging roads, stunning scenery and many different colorful minority groups.

from $1,970 AUD per person
Trip code:MTB07
Duration:7 days
Travel Dates:As you Prefer

Cost is subject to class availability and exchange rate, may change without prior notice.

Highlights of our special Vietnam Motorbike Tour

  • Stunning scenery
  • Challenging roads
  • Stunning Pha Din Pass and Tram Ton Pass
  • Terraced valley of Sapa
  • Colorful ethnic minorities
  • Ride distances vary from 100 to 200km a day.

Day 1: Ha Noi - Mai Chau (L, D)

Head West to Mai Chau - home of the Thai ethnic minority. We will be passing beautiful landscape of rice paddies and scenic mountains.

Day 2: Mai Chau - Son La (L, D)

We will have a great ride up to Son La with stunning scenery. We will occasionally stop for small villages along the route to appreciate the minority cultures and lifestyle.

Rice Field

Day 3: Dien Bien Phu (L, D)

Dien Bien Phu - the famous battlefield where the French army was defeated - will take your breath away by its stunning scenery. 

You will pass Pha Din Pass. Pha Din literately means the frontier of Heaven and Earth and it is 1000m above sea level. You will be challenged with steep slopes, curvy bends and deep gorges.

Pha Din Pass


Day 4: Dien Bien Phu - Tam Duong (B, L, D)

After breakfast we will start our 225 km ride along stunning gorges and Nam Na River. On the way we will have interesting stops to visit H’mong and Dzao villages.

Nam Na River

Day 5: Tam Duong - Sapa (B, L)

We will climb up the highest pass in Vietnam - the Tram Ton Pass and reach Sapa. Sapa is the paradise for trekking lovers thank to its beautiful trekking routes, stunning terraces, and the highest mountain in Indochina, the Mt. Fansipang.

Steep road ascends the Tram Ton Pass near Sapa, Northwest Vietnam


Day 6: Sapa - Hanoi (B, L)

In the morning, you will trek on the most beautiful trek route in Vietnam. We will trek on dirt path through pine forest, terraces and H’mong villages. En route we stop to visit minority villages, schools and have picnic lunch by river.

At night you will board a train to go back to Hanoi.

Day 7: Hanoi

Arrival in Hanoi early in the morning (5am). Vietnam Motorbike Tour finishes.

Note on client safety
We reserve the right to deviate from this Vietnam Motorbike tour itinerary for any reasons, including road and weather conditions, frequency of visits to a village, or for any other factor which may influence client safety.




  • Support vehicle
  • One-way train ticket Laocai - Hanoi (AC, soft sleeper) 
  • Honda (or Yamaha) 125CC (semi-automatic gear)
  • Helmet
  • Gasoline on tour
  • English or French speaking guide
  • Mechanic (only for group from 6 passengers)
  • Accommodation as indicated in the itinerary (based on twin shared)
  • Homestay permission
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • Water & Snacks
  • First-aid kit
  • Entrance fees & Sightseeing fees


  • Travel insurance
  • Visa
  • Air-ticket
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses

1 person:       AUD 2,260
2 persons:     AUD 1,390
3-4 persons:  AUD 1,140
5-6 persons:  AUD 1,010
7-8 persons:  AUD 970

From 9 persons:  price on request
Single surcharge:                US$ 96

Upgrade to Dirtbike 230CC (Yamaha, Honda): AUD 25 /motorbike/day


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