Vietnam Motorbike Tour to Ha Giang. Ha, Giang is one of the remote provinces in the north of Vietnam. It is famous for the Dong Van Rock Plateau Global Geo-park. In the past, it was not easy to come to visit Ha Giang because of the complicated permits, it’s much easier now to get visiting permit but Ha Giang is still too far for tourists. Vietnam Motorbike - Tours designs this special Vietnam motorbike tour to Ha Giang to make Ha Giang – the most attractive destination in Vietnam closer to them. Within 5 days only, tourists can have a full view of Ha Giang and other northern destinations of Vietnam and then take a night train back to Hanoi! This is one of our best short motorbike tours to Ha Giang – northern Vietnam.
Day 1: Hanoi to Ba Be lake – 240 km. ( L, D )
This Vietnam motorcycle tour to Ha Giang starts at around 8 AM from the eastern suburbs of Hanoi. We try our best to avoid busy city roads in the morning until Cho Chu town( in Thai Nguyen province) where we have lunch. After lunch, we surely have an enjoyable motorbike ride to Ba Be lake because the roads have less traffic and offer you a lot of grand mountain views. At about 4 PM, we arrive Pac Ngoi – a beautiful village of Tay people located peacefully at Ba Be lake’s side. Dinner and stay with the Tay family.
Overnight in Ba Be lake – homestay.
Ba Bể Lake (Vietnamese: Hồ Ba Bể; Ba means Three, Bể is from the Tay language word pé, meaning “lake”) is the largest natural lake in Vietnam. It is located in Nam Mẫu commune, Bắc Kạn district, Bắc Kạn Province in the northeastern region of the country.
Having been formed approximately 200 million years ago, the lake is surrounded by limestone cliffs, which in turn are covered by primary forests. The lake comprises three zones named Pé Lầm, Pé Lù, and Pé Lèng. Three rivers, named Năng, Tả Han, and Nam Cường, are the main inflows of the lake. The Năng river enters the lake through a large waterfall called Đầu Đẳng. In the lake, there are also three islands, named Án Mã, Khẩu Cúm, and Po Gia Mải (literally “Widow’s Island”).
Ba Bể Lake is a featured geographical science and is a biodiversity reservoir. It is a part of the Ba Be National Park.
Day 2: Babe lake – Bao Lac. – 120 km. ( B, L, D )
After the early breakfast with the family, take a short walk about 1km to the pier and then enjoy one and a half hour boat cruise around the largest natural lake in Vietnam – Ba Be. Lunch with the Tay family, In the afternoon we will have an off-road motorbike tour in Vietnam. We will ride the bikes through a small part of Ba Be National Park, many beautiful villages, and some streams, the tour will give you a lot of challenges and the amazing beauty of the mountain area in northern Vietnam.
Arrive at Bao Lac at 5 PM. Stay in town – Hotel.
Day 3: Bao Lac to Dong Van Global Geo-park. – 140 km. ( B, L, D )
Today, we will have a relaxing, easy, and very enjoyable motorbike tour to Dong Van. Start the day at about 9 Am, ride slowly along the Gam river to enjoy the green mountains and mountains. We will be in Meo Vac for lunch. After lunch, it could be the best motorbike tour in Vietnam to ride across the Ma-Pi-Leng pass ( It’s one of the longest and most beautiful passes in North Vietnam. We can have hundreds of stops for pictures of The Dong Van Rock Plateau Global Geo-park, and the local ethnic minorities.
Stay overnight in Dong Van town – Hotel.
Day 4: Dong Van – Ha Giang. – 150 km. ( B, L, D)
This motorbike tour to Ha Giang goes through the poorest part of Vietnam but the scenery is most imposing where you will be surprised to see many ethnic groups with their unique cultures and amazing mountain view of the Rock Plateau, the Vuong palace in Dong Van, The “Heaven Gate” in Quan Ba. This is surely the best Vietnam motorbike tour in the northern part with many interesting and amazing things on every meter of the road. Arrive in Ha Giang in the late afternoon.
Dinner and stay with the other Tay family.
Day 5: Finish the Vietnam Motorbike Tour to Ha Giang at Lao Cai Train Station. – 180 km. ( B, L, D )
After breakfast with family, we have a smooth motorbike ride on road No 2 for about 40 km, and then we will take a turn to a small road to Pho Rang – the road is small and somewhere bumpy but the scenery is completely different from what you saw in days before. The scenery is a wonderful mixture of green mountains, rice fields, and graceful villages of the ethnic people. Lunch is in Pho Rang and after lunch, we have an easy Vietnam motorbike tour to Lao Cai on the winding road with a different view from what we’ve seen. Before getting into the town center we will have a short visit to China and Vietnam border, then motorcycle straight to the Lao Cai Railway Station and put all the bikes on the train. Finish the Vietnam motorbike tour to Ha Giang and take a night train back to Hanoi after dinner in Lao Cai. After arrival in Hanoi, a station rides to our bike shop in the early morning and transfers back to your hotel.
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