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If you are passionate about adventurous challenges and discovering new experiences, a motorcycle tour from Hanoi to Ban Gioc waterfall and Ba Be Lake is a great choice for you.
Northeast Vietnam is a mountainous and midland region with many massifs, limestone mountains, and rocky soil, creating many beautiful and interesting landscapes.
The Northeast tourist map is also famous for landscapes such as Ba Be Lake, Ban Gioc Waterfall, Ta Xua, Pac Po, and Tinh Khau Vai market. Each place has its beauty but attracts thousands of tourists to visit and experience every day. Now, we will go into the details of this tour.

Tour Details

Day 1: Hanoi - Mau Son - Lang Son

Day 1: Hanoi - Mau Son - Lang Son
Sunrise in mist in Bac Son valley, Lang Son, Northeast Vietnam

The first destination on this journey is Mau Son, about 180 km from Hanoi if you travel by motorbike. Mau Son is a mountainous region of the province with diverse topography, with a population of 80 large and small mountains. 

It is also an area with a relatively low climate; it is covered with white snow in the winter. Therefore, Mau Son becomes an ideal destination for backpackers and snow lovers. Being the land of wind and fog, Mau Son has an altitude above sea level up to over 1,500 meters. 

Especially riding to Mau Son in winter, if you are lucky, you can admire the white snowflakes, adorned with ancient French villas, clustered on tree branches and grass, covering the whole house, doors, and aisles.

Day 2: A Day In Mau Son ( Off-road riding around Mau Son mountain )

Day 2: A Day In Mau Son ( Off-road riding around Mau Son mountain )
Mau Son is a mountainous area in the northeast of Lang Son Province, Vietnam, bordering on the Vietnam-China border. Mau Son area is about 550 km².

Vegetation in Mau Son is quite rich on ​​nearly 5,000 hectares of forest. Here, the natural forest has many precious and rare creatures such as oak, chestnut, agarwood, agarwood, and medicinal plants. 

Some flowers, such as rhododendrons and orchids, are beautiful only in this mountainous area. Mau Son also has many rare and valuable plants and animals of high economic value, such as ancient san Tuyet tea, peaches, forest lemons, and incense frogs.

Besides the natural values, Mau Son is also particularly attractive because of the values of spiritual culture and the pure national cultural identity of the ethnic communities living here, such as Tay, Nung, and Dao.

Day 3: Mau Son - Cao Bang

Day 3: Mau Son - Cao Bang
Beautiful landscape with rice field and mountain from drone in Cao Bang province, Vietnam

To ride from Lang Son to Cao Bang, you will follow Highway 4 and cross the trails. Cao Bang is not only famous and attracts tourists by historical places such as Pac Po cave or Lenin stream, but also by the majestic mountain scenery, charming roads, and famous landmarks. 

Cao Bang is also a land with a rich history and a rich revolutionary historical relics system. Cao Bang is full of identity with folk songs, customs, cultural festivals, and traditional craft villages of indigenous people.

Cao Bang attracts tourists not only because of its beautiful natural scenery but also because of its richness in culinary culture. When riding to Cao Bang, some specialties that you must try are Banh ap Chao, pho Chua, xoi tram Cao Bang, Banh Cuon, etc.

Day 4: Riding To Ban Gioc Waterfall

Aerial view of “ Ban Gioc “ waterfall, Cao Bang, Vietnam. “ Ban Gioc “ waterfall is one of the top 10 waterfalls in the world.

If Cao Bang has anything beautiful, it is impossible to ignore a great place like Ban Gioc. This waterfall is located at the contiguous position between the two provinces of Vietnam and China. In particular, the two sides are images of green reed grass banks.

The main waterfall has low terrain, but strong water flow. On the left, the wide strip of water spills out into a secondary waterfall with many "strings" of water interwoven, bending like a great improvised curtain of nature. 

Therefore, Ban Gioc waterfall is likened to the pristine beauty of the Tay woman on the misty mountain top or like the forgotten fairy hair crossing the mountain top. In the middle of the waterfall, a large mound is covered with trees, splitting the river into three streams. On sunny days, the steam that shoots out from the falls creates a rainbow.

Riding to Ban Gioc waterfall and discovering the beauty of one of the beautiful waterfalls of Vietnam, visitors can also spend time learning about the culture and cuisine of the local people through community tourism activities. 

Day 5: Motorbike Tour - Pac Bo Cave

CAO BANG, VIETNAM - SEP 28, 2017: Pac Bo famous historical vestige where president Ho Chi Minh was living and working to lead the Vietnam’s revolution.

Pac Bo historical site is located in Truong Ha commune, Ha Quang district, 52 km north of Cao Bang city center. However, tourists coming here can also enjoy the scenery with clear springs, steep slopes, and cliffs.

The relics in this area you can visit include Bo Bam cave, Coc Bo cave, Co Rac beach, Lenin stream, Nam stream, Mac mountain, Khuoi Nam shack charming, picturesque mountains.

Among them, Lenin Stream is loved by young people in tourist attractions at Pac Bo cave. This place has the most expensive virtual living background in Cao Bang. The spring water is clear, reflecting the blue color of the sky, making everyone want to touch it and feel it.

Day 6: Cao Bang - Ba Be Lake

Day 6: Cao Bang - Ba Be Lake
Crossing the bamboo bridge near Ba Be lake

Ba Be Lake located in Ba Be National Park is one of the largest freshwater lakes in the world. Bac Ngoi village of the Tay ethnic group is located in a unique location by Ba Be lake. Ba Be National Park has a lot of interesting things for you to explore, such as kayaking, visiting valleys caves amidst picturesque landscapes.

Two of the famous dishes of Ba Be Lake that you must enjoy right in the villages are Pac Ngoi grilled fish and hot fish pot. In addition, you should also try mountain-style dishes such as grilled hill chicken, grilled goat, grilled shrimp, steamed bamboo shoots, wild vegetables, stream fish, roasted suckling pig, sticky rice. They are also delicious dishes when traveling to Ba Be Lake.

Day 7: Riding Back To Hanoi

Having fun on Ba Be lake after long day riding!

On the last day of the motorcycle journey, you will move along the Red River Delta to Hanoi. We will choose the shortest route to return so you won't be too tired on the way.


The motorcycle tour from Hanoi to Ban Gioc waterfall and Ba Be lake opened visitors' eyes to the natural beauty of the mountains and historical sites in the Northeast. The trip only lasted for six days, but it was enough to create unforgettable memories with them. Hopefully, we will have the opportunity to accompany you on the next trip.

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