VIETNAM MOTORBIKE TOUR FROM HANOI TO HA GIANG VIA THAC BA, BAC HA, AND BA BE

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Duration: 7 days / 6 nights
Destination: Hanoi – Vu Linh – Bac Ha – Ha Giang – Dong Van – Bao Lac – Ba Be
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Ha Giang is a province in the northeast region of Vietnam, impresses visitors with its high karst plateau, steep hills, winding roads and ethnic diversity. It is ideal for outdoor activities such as trekking and camping. Crossing roads that mender through stunning mountains, see with your own eyes the villages of ethnic minorities tucked in hillsides or lost in the valleys. Markets are also ideal places for those who want to experience local life and culture of ethnic minorities. The best way to explore this tour is by motorbike. You should never miss it.

* BRIEF ITINERARY:
 

Day 1: Hanoi motorbike tours to Thac Ba Lake - Vu Linh 
 
Day 2: Vu Linh Motorbike Tour towards Bac Ha
 
Day 3: Bac Ha Motorbike Tour to Ha Giang via Hoang Su Phi
 
Day 4: Ha Giang motorbike trips to Dong Van
 
Day 5: Dong Van Motorcycle Tour to Bao Lac  via Meo Vac Town
 
Day 6: Bao Lac Motorcycle Tour to Ba Be Lake
 
Day 7: Ba Be Lake motorbike Tour back to Hanoi

 

Day 1: Vietnam Motorbike Tour to Ha Giang via Thac Ba, Bac Ha, Ba Be: Hanoi motorbike tours to Thac Ba Lake - Vu Linh 

This morning we will spend 30 minutes for the guide to do briefing about Vietnam Motorbike Tour to Ha Giang via Thac Ba, Bac Ha, Ba Bethe trip and how to ride in Vietnam also to get used to with the bike before we start our trip to Thac Ba Lake  which 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. On arrival to Vu Linh ethnic village of Dao minority by the side of the lake, it is your time to do leisure walk to explore this beautiful village and people life.

Tonight, the welcome is exceptional with a lot of local rice-wine from the hosts is surely one of the highlights of the trip. Overnight in homestay.
Meals: Dinner
Distance: 180 km, 6 hours riding
 

Day 2: Vietnam Motorbike Tour to Ha Giang via Thac Ba, Bac Ha, Ba Be: Vu Linh Motorbike Tour towards Bac Ha

Beautiful ride today along Thac Ba lake, during your way, you will have chances to visit many roadside ethnic villages and markets. Continue to Bac Ha for overnight in a guesthouse.
Distance: 180 km, 6 hours riding
 

Day 3: Vietnam Motorbike Tour from Hanoi to Ha Giang via Thac Ba, Bac Ha, Ba Be: Bac Ha Motorbike Tour to Ha Giang via Hoang Su Phi

This morning, visit lively and colorful market in Bac Ha, one of theVietnam Motorbike Tour to Ha Giang via Thac Ba, Bac Ha, Ba Be most interesting ethnic markets in Vietnam and possibly everywhere in South East Asia: “Sunday is market day in Bac Ha, which is the occasion for the various local ethnies to gather in huge crowds to exchange the last news, gossip, shop, and eat a copious lunch. It was visibly a festive. Contimue our trip to Ha Giang via Xin Ma and Hoang Su Phi. The road is very beautiful with many curves. Overnight in Ha Giang.

Rice terrace of Hoang Su Phi: an upland district of Ha Giang Province, it takes around 100km by bus from the center of Ha Giang to Hoang Su Phi. recognized as National Heritage in 2012, Hoang Su Phi terraced rice fields is an ideal destination for sightseeing as well as photographers.
Region: Northeast
Capital: Ha Giang
Area total: 7 914,9 km²
Population: 771 200 (2013)

  • O/N at hotel in Ha Giang city.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Distance: 200 km, 6 hours riding
 

Day 4 : Vietnam Motorbike Tour to Ha Giang via Thac Ba, Bac Ha, Ba Be: Ha Giang motorbike trips to Dong Van

Today ride must be highlights of the trip and one of the most beautiful parts for doing Vietnam Motorcyle Tours as we will visit one of the most remote land in Vietnam where are special with many ethnic groups with their unique cultures and imposing mountains – the “Heaven Gate” in Quan Ba, Rock Plateau and the Vuong palace in Dong Van. Overnight in Dong Van.

  • O/N at Khai Hoan hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Distance: 145 km, 5 hours riding

Quan Ba Heaven Gate: about 1,500m above sea level , this is the entrance Vietnam Motorbike Tour to Ha Giang via Thac Ba, Bac Ha, Ba Beof Dong Van Plateau. The road to Quan Ba Heaven gate is winding, twisty crossing limestone mountains. From the top of the Heaven Gate, you could look down across a large valley of unending terraced fields, displaying a charming beauty like a paradise dimly visible through the clouds.

• Dong Van Plateau: Situated north of Ha Giang, near the Sino-Vietnamese border, this plateau is covered by karst mountains. Dong Van is an ideal place for trekking and mountain climbing, where grandiose mountains may challenge your spirit for real. In return, breathtaking landscapes, meetings with local ethnic minorities and learn from their life’s stories are nowhere can be found in the world.

• Hmong King Palace: located in Xa Phin Village of Dong Van District, which is around 24km away from the district’s centre. With an area of 1120 m2, this edifice was built in the early twentieth century in the form of the letter 王 (meaning "king" in English). This is not only a historical relic but also a fabulous architectural landmark of local ethnic groups. This edifice is also a destination always interested many visitors.

• Dong Van Old Town: located in the middle of valley surrounded by rocks. The quarter is formed form the early 20th century, only has a few families of the H’mong, Tay and Chinese, gradually, more and more other local residents find it. The oldest house is the house of Luong family built since 1860. The common architecture here is the two-story house and yin and yang roofs. The lifestyle and daily life of ethnic people such as: Kinh, Tay, Mong, Hoa... is very impressive.
 

Day 5: Vietnam Motorbike Tour to Ha Giang via Thac Ba, Bac Ha, Ba Be: Dong Van Motorcycle Tour to Bao Lac

After the breakfast, let spend your time to visit Dong Van street and ifVietnam Motorbike Tour to Ha Giang via Thac Ba, Bac Ha, Ba Be it falls on Sunday, you will have great opportunity to visit the weekly market of Dong Van where gathers many ethnic groups and their local products. The market is like a festival for the local to enjoy the time with friends, talking, drinking…Continue to Bao Lac via Meo Vac and the highlight will be the conquering the Ma Phi Leng pass. Upon arrival, check in and stay in a guesthouse in Bao Lac.

Ma Pi Leng Pass: The road is quite difficult but a stop in this pass will have a panoramic overview of the province. Scenery in Ma Pi Leng pass is unique with majestic and wild beauty. Looking to the north and northeast, thousands of gray mountains concatenate to the horizon. Over the Ma Pi Leng, there has a mountain with 2.000 meters height located on the 'Happiness' road connecting Ha Giang, Dong Van and Meo Vac town.

• Meo Vac Town: lies snugly in a smallish valley surrounded by rocky mountain. The journey here along the spectacular Mai Pi Leng Pass, about twenty kilometers from Dong Van, is the main attraction. There are different ethnic minorities groups living in Meo Vac including the H’mong, the Kinh, Tay, Dao, etc. Most ethnic groups have maintained their culture untouched from the outside world.

  • O/N at Thuy Duong hotel in Bao Lac, Cao Bang
    Add: Khu 1 thi tran Bao Lac, Cao Bang

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Distance: 100 km, 4 hours riding
 

Day 6: Vietnam Motorbike Tour to Ha Giang via Thac Ba, Bac Ha, Ba Be: Bao Lac Motorcycle Tour to Ba Be Lake via Meo Vac Town

Today we continue to Babe lake & national park where the landscape is amazing.

Upon your arrival, you are free at leisure to do the boat trip or walk to explore the village of the Tay people. Overnight in homestay of a Tay family.

Ba Bể Lake (Vietnamese: Hồ Ba Bể, Ba Bể meaning "Three Lakes" in theVietnam Motorbike Tour to Ha Giang via Thac Ba, Bac Ha, Ba Be local Tay language) is the largest natural fresh water lake, stretching about 8 kilometers in the north-south direction. The surface area of the lake fluctuates between 3 and 5 km2 between dry and wet season. Unlike many lakes in Karst limestone areas, Ba Bê Lake never falls dry. Its average depth varies between 17 and 23 meters, the maximum depth is 35 meters. The lake lies about 150 meters above sea level, making it also Vietnam's highest. The name "Three Lakes" refers to the three parts of the lake named Pe Leng, Pe Lu, and Pe Lam. All these three parts are connected into a single continuous body of water, however.

The Ta Han, Bo Lu, and Leng Rivers feed into the lake from the south and the west. During the dry season, water is drained from the lake northwards into the Nang River. During high floods in the wet season, the latter flow is reversed however, and the lake takes up water from the Nang River thereby acting as a buffer regulating flooding.

  • O/N at Hoang Nguyen homestay

Add: Pác Ngòi, Ba Be, Bac Kan
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Distance: 150 km
 

Day 7 : Vietnam Motorbike Tour to Ha Giang via Thac Ba, Bac Ha, Ba Be: Ba Be Lake motorbike Tour back to Hanoi

This morning, ride back to our office and get transferred to your hotel. We hope that you have enjoyed your Vietnam Motorbike Tour with us and look forward to welcoming your next Vietnam motorcycle Tours.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Distance: 230 km, 7 hours riding

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* Inclusions:

+ Motorbike(s) (Honda or Yamaha)

+ Helmet(s)

+ Driving gears

+ Gasoline on tour

+ English speaking guide

+ 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

+ Bottled water, coffee and fruits on tour

 

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

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