Embark on an unforgettable journey with our 8-day, 7-night Ha Giang Adventure Motorbike Tour, designed to bring riders from around the world to explore the rugged and remote landscapes of Vietnam. This tour takes you through a variety of road types, from smooth asphalt to gravel and uneven terrains, including dirt tracks and winding jungle paths. With unpredictable weather, any road can transform into a dirt trail after rain. The stunning vistas of mist-covered mountains will become cherished memories of your motorcycle adventure.
This extraordinary expedition follows the Vietnam/China border, commencing in Hanoi and traversing through the most breathtaking segments of the journey in Ha Giang, Dong Van, and Bao Lac. You’ll then descend via Highway 4, passing through Cao Bang, Quang Uyen, and Lang Son. This tour showcases the pinnacle of North Vietnam’s natural beauty and cultural richness.
Our Ha Giang Adventure Motorbike Tour is the quintessential motorbike loop sought after by adventure enthusiasts exploring Northern Vietnam. Share your preferred time frame, and we’ll promptly provide you with a tailored proposal to make your dream journey a reality.
Tour Duration: 8 days/7 nights.
Itinerary: Hanoi – Thac Ba – Ha Giang – Dong Van – Meo Vac – Bao Lac – Cao Bang – Ban Gioc Waterfalls – Quang Uyen – Lang Son – Hanoi.
Departure Point: Hanoi.
Return Point: Hanoi.
Tour Type: Adventure and Moderate.
Group Size: Exclusive Private Tours.
Day 1 – 180 km: Begin your Hanoi motorcycle tour with a ride to Vu Linh village located near Thac Ba Lake in Yen Bai province.
Day 2 – 180 km: Continue your motorcycle tour from Thac Ba to Ha Giang City, covering picturesque landscapes along the way.
Day 3 – 160 km: Embark on a Ha Giang motorcycle tour towards Dong Van, exploring the captivating surroundings of this region.
Day 4 – 80 km: Ride from Dong Van to Bao Lac in Cao Bang province via the stunning Meo Vac, witnessing breathtaking landscapes.
Day 5 – 130 km: Travel on your motorcycle from Bao Lac to Cao Bang City, experiencing the charm of this vibrant urban center.
Day 6 – 140 km: Discover the mesmerizing Ban Gioc waterfall and then settle into a homestay in Quang Uyen after a motorcycle tour from Cao Bang.
Day 7 – 140 km: Engage in a motorcycle tour from Quang Uyen to Lang Son City, enjoying the unique attractions this city has to offer.
Day 8 – 160 km: Conclude your adventure with a motorcycle tour from Lang Son, heading back to Hanoi while relishing the final leg of your journey.
Day 01 – 180 km: Hanoi to Vu Linh Village Motorcycle Tour (Thac Ba Lake, Yen Bai)
- Embark on an exhilarating motorbike adventure from Hanoi to the picturesque Vu Linh Village by Thac Ba Lake in Yen Bai province. Lunch and dinner are included, so you can focus on the journey.
- Riding along the serene Red River, we arrive at the stunning Thac Ba Lake, offering captivating rural vistas, expansive rice fields, and lush tea plantations.
- We then navigate a charming narrow road leading to Vu Linh Village, home to the Dzao ethnic minority and nestled by the tranquil Thac Ba Lake. The locals’ warm hospitality will make you feel at ease.
- As daylight fades, we’ll settle into a local homestay in Vu Linh Village, ensuring an authentic lakeside experience.
Day 02 – 180 km: Thac Ba to Ha Giang City Motorcycle Tour
- Start your day with a hearty breakfast at your guesthouse before we hit the road. Our motorbike journey follows the tranquil shores of Thac Ba Lake on charming shaded paths, offering scenic views of lush palm trees and stunning mountains. We’ll eventually join National Highway 2, making our way to Ha Giang City. Here, we’ll pause for the night, securing necessary permits for our adventure.
- Overnight stay at your hotel in Ha Giang City.
Day 03 – 160 km: Ha Giang to Dong Van Motorcycle Tour (Hà Giang) Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
- After securing the border area vehicle permit from Hà Giang Province Immigration Police, we traverse challenging mountainous routes on our motorcycles, venturing through lively highland communities.
- Ascending Mã Pí Lèng Pass, we’re greeted by awe-inspiring vistas of mist-covered peaks and the meandering Nho Quế River.
- Nestled between Đồng Văn and Mèo Vạc, Mã Pí Lèng Pass captivates with its enchanting allure.
- Continuing our journey, we arrive at the Hmong King’s Palace, situated 14 km from Đồng Văn, an architectural marvel crafted from wood and stone in Sà Phìn Valley. This tribute to human ingenuity stands amidst the stunning valley, where resilient locals ingeniously embrace rocky terrains.
- Upon arriving in Dong Van Town, we’ll have additional time to explore the historic lanes adorned with H’mong residences crafted from clay bricks and tiled roofs, constructed centuries ago
- Spend the night at your hotel in Dong Van.
Day 04 – 80 km: Dong Van to Bao Lac Motorcycle Tour (Cao Bang) via Meo Vac. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
- Rugged roads bring adventure to the short ride. Landscape ranks among Vietnam’s best. Through pristine Ha Giang province, including Meo Vac.
- Bordering Dong Van and Bao Lam, Meo Vac features rugged terrain. Winters (Nov-Apr) are harsh, with dry, chilling weather. Home to H’mong, Vua, Tày, Dzao. Their cultures resilient. Night halt in Bao Lac, Northeast Vietnam’s crossroads. Many ethnic groups meet in Sunday market.
- Overnight at Meo Vac hotel.
Day 05 – 130 km: Motorcycle journey from Bao Lac to Cao Bang City. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
- Enjoy a picturesque ride through Cao Bang province, where there’s limited traffic and a winding yet manageable road. Pause often for photos at Nguyen Binh and Tinh Tuc.
- Retire to a comfortable hotel in Cao Bang town, preparing for the next day’s photography.
- Rest overnight at your chosen Cao Bang hotel.
DAY 06: 140 km Motorcycle tour from Cao Bang to Ban Gioc waterfall and homestay in Quang Uyen. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
- Departing town, ascend Ma Phuc Pass in Cao Bang Province, offering natural beauty from its summit. Continue to Ban Gioc waterfall, a stunning border landmark. Vietnam’s largest waterfall spans 300m across and 53m vertically, gracing both Vietnam and China.
- Enjoy lunch at a local eatery before returning via a different route to Quang Uyen, home to the Nung An people. Rest in a cozy homestay, savoring local cuisine.
- Overnight in your Quang Uyen homestay.
DAY 07 – 140 km: Motorcycle tour from Quang Uyen to Lang Son. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
- Start the day with a ride towards Lang Son along the historic Highway 4. En route, pass through Dong Khe town, where the significant Battle of Route Coloniale 4 unfolded during the First Indochina War.
- Arrive in Lang Son around noon. Enjoy a late lunch before delving into the vibrant trading city, known for its role as a crossroads between China and Vietnam. Explore the Dong Kinh market for shopping opportunities.
- Rest for the night at your chosen Lang Son hotel.
DAY 08 – 160 km: Return Lang Son to Hanoi by motorcycle. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
- Travel effortlessly to Hanoi on the new Highway 1B. Take a leisurely morning, maybe explore Dong Kinh market. Anticipating your fatigue after several long riding days.
- Reach Hanoi by around 3pm, avoiding rush hour. Tour concludes in Hanoi.
The following tour prices apply to each specific type of vehicle:
- Vision / Air Blade / Honda Wave: $70 per day per person
- NVX / Winner X: $100 per day per person
- Honda XR: $150 per day per person
This tour does not incur any additional cancellation fees. You have the option to cancel the tour up to 12 days prior to departure in order to avoid the full payment, but please note that the initial deposit is non-refundable. Unfortunately, cancellations made within 11 days of departure are not eligible for a refund.
Embark on an unforgettable adventure with AZ MOTORBIKES as we take you on a captivating journey to Hà Giang. Traverse winding mountain roads, witness breathtaking landscapes, and immerse yourself in the rich cultures of highland communities. Our meticulously designed tour offers the flexibility of exploring the beauty of Hà Giang on diverse motorbike models, each tailored to your preferences. Whether you’re on a Vision, Air Blade, Honda Wave, NVX, Winner X, or Honda XR, our expertly crafted itinerary ensures a seamless experience. Explore ancient streets, majestic waterfalls, and historical landmarks while relishing authentic local cuisines. Join us for a thrilling and immersive tour that captures the essence of Hà Giang’s beauty and charm.