This Vietnam motorcycle tour starts in Chiang Mai (Thailand), passes into Laos & then enters north Vietnam, ending back in Chiang Mai (Thailand)
Our Vietnam motorcycle tour is 15 days in duration. It’s a motorcycle tour that borders on having too much. You get to ride the fantastic roads of north Thailand, then this motorcycle tour then passes across the border into Laos, stopping in the amazing towns of Luang Namtha, Luang Prabang & Phonsavan. We then cross into Vietnam & head north into the terraced rice fields, high in the mountains. After 10 glorious days riding in north Vietnam, we then cross back into Laos and head back to Chiang Mai, Thailand, the motorcycle capital of South East Asia.
Day 1 – Chiang Mai (Thailand) to Luang Namtha (Laos)
Big day of riding through the mountains of north Thailand, we cross into Laos and spend the night in a very special village.
Day 2 – Luang Namtha (Laos) to Luang Prabang (Laos)
Beautiful ride to the “picture capital” of Laos.
Day 3 – Luang Prabang (Laos) to Phonsavan (Laos)
Nice ride south east through the mountains of Laos to the historical “Vietnam War” town of Phonsavan.
Day 4 – Phonsavan (Laos) to Nam Can (Vietnam border) & Thanh Hoa (Vietnam)
Eastwards to the Vietnam border & we’re in. We continue on into Thanh Hoa Province (Vietnam)
Day 5 – Thanh Hoa to Halong Bay (264km)
Today we ride to Halong Bay, uppon arrival hotel, we will take the boat to see Halong Bay for a few hour, back to hotel at late afternoon you can enjoy the time at night market, enjoy the seafood at Halong Bay.
Day 6 – Halong Bay to Ban Gioc Waterfall (350km)
We start early to ride to Ban Gioc Waterfall, arrival hotel at the afternoon time, spend the time at one of best water fall in world.
Day 7 – Ban Gioc to Meo Vac Town (270km)
We leave Ban Gioc in the morning then ride to Meo Vac, on the way you can see the very beautiful landscape.
This route have 2 options, one is off road near China border and one is on road.
Day 8 – Meo Vac Town to Dong Van Plateau – Flag Tower – H’mong King Palace – Ha Giang city (200km)
We spend more time to see the local life, enjoy the one of the best landscape in the Northern Vietnam.
Day 9 – Ha Giang to Hoang Su Phi Town – Bac Ha Market (200km)
Today we ride to Hoang Su Phi then Bac Ha, on the way we can stop to take the photos with Terrace Field
Day 10 – Bac Ha to Sapa (120km)
We try to stay here on a Sunday, so that we can see the traditional market of Ethnic people, drink and dancing with them. Then we ride to Sapa
Day 11 – Sapa sightseeing and free.
We spend 1 day in Sapa without riding, make the sightseeing full day.
Day 12 – Sapa to Dien Bien Phu (270km)
We ride to Dien Bien Phu this day.
Day 13 – Dien Bien Phu to Tay Trang/Sop Hun border – Odomxai (Laos)
Time to leave Vietnam & back into Laos. Depending on time, we have several options for the stop back in Laos.
Day 14 – Udomxai (Laos) to Nan Thailand
A pleasant ride south west to the Laos/ Thai international border crossing, we then will spend the night in Nan, Thailand.
Day 15 – Nan (Thailand) to Chiang Mai (Thailand)
Riding some of the most fantastic roads in South East Asia today, you’ll arrive back in Chiang Mai with a huge grin.
Meals (no alcohol)
Border documentation (not immigration visa’s)
Total cost: USD$ 3,299