BEST VIETNAM NORTH-WEST MOTORBIKE TOUR TO SAPA

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Duration: 6 Days / 5 Nights
Destination: Hanoi – Phu Yen – Than Uyen – Sapa – Luc Yen – Thac Ba – Hanoi
Price: Contact
Don't miss the precious chance to have the pleasure of meeting friendly local people and enjoying the breathtaking landscapes in the northern Vietnam. Let’s experience this motorbike tour with us to Phu Yen in Son La, Than Uyen in Lai Chau, Sapa and Luc Yen in Yen Bai..., which is the best way for you to feel how wonderful Vietnam is. 
* BRIEF ITINERARY:
 
Day 1: Hanoi Motorcycle Tours to Phu Yen (Son La)

Day 2: Phu Yen Motorcycle Tours to Than Uyen (Lai Chau)

Day 3: Than Uyen Motorcycle Tours to Sapa (Lao Cai) - Sapa Motorbiking Tours to Hilltribe's Villages

Day 4: Sapa Motorcycle Tours to Luc Yen (Yen Bai)

Day 5: Luc Yen Motorcycle Tours to Vu Linh village (Thac Ba lake, Yen Bai)

Day 6: Vu Linh village (Thac Ba lake) Motorcycle Tours to Hanoi
 

Day 1: Vietnam North-West Motorbike Tour to Sapa via Phu Yen, Than Uyen, Luc Yen & Thac Ba : Hanoi Motorcycle Tours to Phu Yen (Son La)

In the morning we start our motorbiking tour by leaving Hanoi on dyke roads toVietnam North-West Motorbike Tour to Sapa via Phu Yen, Than Uyen, Luc Yen & Thac Ba avoid the heavy traffic and breaking out of the delta plains. We head out of Hanoi skirting along Red River to Son Tay and then ride through peaceful countryside to Phu Yen mountain town (a district of Son La Province in the Northwestern region of Vietnam), as a stop-over for a night.

Stay in guest house
 
Summary:
Distance: 160 km
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Guest-house
 

Day 2: Vietnam North-West Motorbike Tour to Sapa via Phu Yen, Than Uyen, Luc Yen & Thac Ba : Phu Yen Motorcycle Tours to Than Uyen (Lai Chau)

In the morning, we keep motorbiking across Lung Lo pass before head up on Road 32 .
During the First Indochina War, the 15km-long Lung Lo Pass, used by the Vietnamese resistance force to transport weapons, goods and food during the Dien Bien Phu campaign of 1954, was heavily bombed by the French in order to sever the front lines from the rear. Lung Lo Pass, situated in the northern province of Yen Bai, was also recognised as a national heritage by the ministry. After lunch, we ride through the Mu Cang Chai massif, almost as high as the Fansipan. From the top, it offers one of the most beautiful views of North Vietnam. The ride is challenging but very rewarding.
Overnight in a hotel.
 
Summary:
Distance: 210 km
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel
 

Day 3: Vietnam North-West Motorbike Tour to Sapa via Phu Yen, Than Uyen, Luc Yen & Thac Ba : Than Uyen Motorcycle Tours to Sapa (Lao Cai) 

We motorbike straight toward the main Fansipan Mountain range. Vietnam North-West Motorbike Tour to Sapa via Phu Yen, Than Uyen, Luc Yen & Thac Ba There is also the option for a very challenging back route which takes us through several river crossings. The massive mountain range dominates the road until finally we must make a splendid climb up from Binh Lu and up to the top of the highest road pass in Vietnam (Tram Ton Pass).
Crossing into Lao Cai Province at over 2,000m the views looks out over the main range for miles and miles, before we descend to the mountainous Sa Pa valley. Sa Pa is located in Lao Cai Province, north-west Vietnam, and 350 km north-west of Hanoi, close to the border with China. Sapa is famous both for its fine, rugged scenery and for its rich cultural diversity. French used to consider Sapa as Summer Capital of Northern Vietnam in the early decades of the 20th century. Its naturally gifted beauty keeps attracting more and more people to spend their vacation there since then. Particularly, the place is the foremost choice for honeymoon couples!
Overnight in Hotel.
 
Summary:
Distance: 110 km
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel
 

Day 4: Vietnam North-West Motorbike Tour to Sapa via Phu Yen, Than Uyen, Luc Yen & Thac Ba : Sapa Motorcycle Tours to Luc Yen (Yen Bai)

Take our motorbikes down from Sapa to Lao Cai City and then have a coffee-stop on the bank of Nam Thi river, which is Vietnam - China border. Enjoy your coffee while taking the view to China.
Head to Road 70 before turn to Luc Yen on Road 152. We through palm forest all the way to Luc Yen and stay in a family in the Tay territory. It's a great home stay and the hosts are very welcoming.
 
Summary:
Distance: 170 km
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Home-stay
 

Day 5: Vietnam North-West Motorbike Tour to Sapa via Phu Yen, Than Uyen, Luc Yen & Thac Ba : Luc Yen Motorcycle Tours to Vu Linh village Sapa 

Get on the road, take a half-day ride to our Dao friends' village of Vu Linh,Vietnam North-West Motorbike Tour to Sapa via Phu Yen, Than Uyen, Luc Yen & Thac Ba which by the side of Thac Ba lake, the biggest man-made lake in Vietnam. This artificial lake has an area of 23,400 ha and 1,331 islands and hills with diverse ecological environments. The water in the lake is blue and clear, and imprinted with the reflections of the surrounding ancient forest. The thousands of hills and islands feature caves such as the Hum, Cau Cuoi and Bach Xa. After lunch, we take the boat ride, stop by an island for swimming and discover the particularities of this area: the way villagers paddle their boats, the exotic and odd animals living around, the quiet and peaceful beauty of this huge lake, the lifestyle of the Dao among the thousands of islets.
We will have an unforgettable dinner with the hosts, whose are really big drinkers and they party every day. The welcome is exceptional and we hope you will survive.
 
Summary:
Distance: 80 km
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Home-stay

 

Day 6: Vietnam North-West Motorbike Tour to Sapa via Phu Yen, Than Uyen, Luc Yen & Thac Ba : Vu Linh village (Thac Ba lake) Motorcycle Tours to Hanoi:

After breakfast we ride southeast on Highway 2 and then branch off to the sleepy town of Phu Tho. We follow the edge of the Red River along the dyke, almost to the point where it merges with the Black River after which they flow together to Hanoi.
By now we are very much in the lowlands of the delta plains and the north’s main agricultural areas. Harvest time here is a sea of activity. Crossing the Black River by bridge, we pass through Son Tay and then return to Hanoi on the highway. We should be back to Hanoi before rush-hour (4 pm) because traffic's getting busier and busier.
 
Summary:
Distance: 180 km
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
 
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If you need further details on our updated quotes for such a tour, kindly email us at dnqtravel@gmail.com or sales@indochinamotorbiketours.com directly
 
* Inclusion:
+ Motorbike(s) (Honda or Yamaha)
+ Helmet(s)
+ Driving gears
+ Gasoline on tour
+ English or French speaking guideMechanic (only for group from 6 passengers)
+ Accommodation as indicated in the itinerary (based on twin or/and triple shared)
+ Homestay permission
+ Meals as indicated in the itinerary
+ Entrance fees & Sightseeing fees
+ Fruits & Coffee on tour

* Exclusion:
+ Travel insurance
+ Visa
+ Air-ticket
+ Tips
+ Personal expenses

* Note: We provide support truck (120$ per day) for emergency and for your safe riding in Vietnam - Most of other tour operators do not offer that. Contact us if you think it's necessary.

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