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For those who love thrills, motorbikes may be the vehicle for them to experience a motorbike tour from Hanoi to Halong Bay. Ha Long is an extremely attractive destination, each year attracting more than 10 million tourists both at home and abroad. Through this tour, visitors will admire the majestic natural scenery of the sea or mysterious caves.
Coming to Halong Bay, you will experience many different levels of culture and natural beauty. This trip will last for 12 days. You need to know the route as well as other characteristics before starting the trip.

Tour Details 

Day 1: From Hanoi to Mai Chau valley

Day 1: From Hanoi to Mai Chau valley
Mai Chau Off-road riding in northwest Vietnam

We will depart later because Hanoi is usually very crowded and congested in the early morning. After breakfast, we will leave Hanoi at 9 am and go to Hoa Binh province. We take a shortcut through the trail at Luong Son market, cross the stream and enjoy lunch here. You will be able to admire the beauty of the village scenery here.

We continue the journey by going through the highway to Hoa Binh province, going along Go Lao waterfall, and we will reach Mai Chau valley.

Day 2: From Mai Chau to Phu Yen 

Day 2: From Mai Chau to Phu Yen 
Moc Chau, Northwest Vietnam - November 4, 2017: Mountain spring scenery with Hmong little girls carrying cabbage flower on her back, and mountain on background

After breakfast, about 7 or 8 am, you can depart to Moc Chau because the remaining distance is only about 70km. 

On the way to the center of Moc Chau, you can stop at Thong Cuong, Pa Phach to have lunch, check-in, and continue to explore Moc Chau

In the afternoon, we will go to Ang village pine forest, Heart tea hill, Na Ka plum valley. After that, we will sleep at night in Moc Chau. 

Day 3: From Phu Yen to Than Uyen 

Day 3: From Phu Yen to Than Uyen
Terraced rice fields in Mu Cang Chai district, Yen Bai province, Vietnam harvest season

Than Uyen is a valley lying low between two big mountains - Pung Luong and Phan Xi Pang. The charming natural scenery, fresh air, and unique culture of 10 ethnic groups living here are the attractive points making Than Uyen a famous tourist destination.

Besides attractive places to visit, unique cuisine is also one of the reasons why tourists feel extremely fond of the land of Than Uyen. Here is one of the special dishes that you must try: fish, sticky rice "Khau Hoc", smoked buffalo meat, etc.

Day 4: From Than Uyen to Sapa

Amazing sunset view on the way to Sapa from Than Uyen

One of the most dangerous passes in the Northwest mountains and forests, it is impossible not to mention the O Quy Ho pass.

O Quy Ho Pass connects the two provinces of Lai Chau and Lao Cai, where the legendary Fansipan peak is located. With an altitude of more than 2000m in immense mountains and clouds, the pass appears soft, stretching like a silk strip bending close to the cliffs.

After that, you will have great experiences with the people in Ta Phin village, Sin Chai before leaving for Sapa.

Day 5: From Sapa to Ha Giang

Day 5: From Sapa to Ha Giang
Far north Vietnam riding in Ha Giang

The road from Sapa to Ha Giang is beautiful with the majestic and poetic natural scenery of the homeland of Vietnam. Conquering the distance from Sapa to Ha Giang is not easy for many tourists because this is a steep pass through the cliffs. In addition, weather conditions are also unfavorable because of fog in the early morning and evening.

We will stop at Lao Cai city for lunch and check-in at the Vietnam - China landmark. Going along the border will come to Bac Ha town, Hoang Su Phi. We will stop at Hoang Su Phi for a while to visit and take pictures. After that, we will go to Ha Giang and rest here.

Day 6: Ha Giang - Dong Van - Meo Vac

Day 6: Ha Giang - Dong Van - Meo Vac
Remoted single track around Dong Van, Ha Giang

Dong Van stone plateau in Ha Giang is the most attractive destination in Ha Giang. The rocky plateau has thousands of limestone rocks with diverse shapes that bring unique beauty.

Pho Bang town is an old town with ancient houses that turn color in May, green moss-covered walls, wooden trusses in front of the alleys, and red couplets written in Chinese characters hanging on both sides of the house. The beauty of Pho Bang is the silence and peace.

In addition, you can also visit many tourist attractions such as the Lung Cu flagpole, Yen Minh pine forest, or Quan Ba Heaven Gate.

Day 7: From Meo Vac to Ba Be Lake

Shelly and her sister bikers from US waiting for the ferry!

After having lunch at Bao Lac, we will move to the next location, Ba Be lake. Here, we will have moments of absolute relaxation with a poetic scene.

Day 8: From Ba Be Lake to Cao Bang 

Mountain pass in Cao Bang, Vietnam. Mẻ Pia pass in Cao Bang, Vietnam. Landscape of area Trung Khanh, Cao Bang, Vietnam.

Ba Be Lake lake in Bac Kan has freshwater, located in Ba Be National Park. You can visit many places here such as Puong Cave, Dau Dang waterfall, Tien pond, etc. After that, we will continue on the highway to reach Cao Bang province.

Day 9: Cao Bang - Quang Hoa - Lang Son 

Day 9: Cao Bang - Quang Hoa - Lang Son
Rice field in valley around with mountain panorama view in Bac Son valley, Lang Son, Northeast Vietnam

The most amazing point today is Ban Gioc Waterfall. You can visit the nearby market with a lot of Vietnamese and Chinese merchants, leave it alone, visit the stalls, take pictures at the road marker, and many other interesting things.

After that, we will move through Bac Son valley and then stop at Lang Son city and spend the night here.

Day 10: From Lang Son to Halong Bay

Day 10: From Lang Son to Halong Bay
Bac Son Valley (Lang Son, Vietnam) Tay Ethnic Villagge Vietnam

The schedule today is quite simple. Continuing the journey through Bac Giang national forest, we will arrive in Halong Bay in the afternoon.

Day 11: A relaxing to Halong Bay

Day 11: A relaxing to Halong Bay
Amazing sun set in Halong Bay

With thousands of islands and unspoiled caves, Halong Bay has become a famous destination that any tourist wants to visit. Coming here, you can enjoy the beauty of islands and caves in Halong Bay such as Ga Choi island, Bo Hon island, Tuan Chau island, Ti Top island, Trinh Nu cave...

In addition, visitors can experience many interesting activities such as cruising on Halong Bay, kayaking, etc. You can also have a chance to enjoy fresh seafood here.

Day 12: Back to Hanoi From Halong Bay

Day 12: Back to Hanoi From Halong Bay
Couple paddle on kayak in Halong Bay. View from the back on limestone cave with azure water of Ha Long, Viet Nam.

We will have breakfast and visit the famous caves in Halong Bay. After sightseeing, we will enjoy lunch in Halong Bay with specialties. We will return to Hanoi by the fastest route.


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