Northwest Vietnam Off-Road Motorbike Tour – 8 Days 8 Nights

An adrenaline-fueled journey through the rugged Northwest mountains of Vietnam on our 8-day off-road motorbike tour. Starting from the bustling capital of Hanoi, we’ll traverse exhilarating trails, winding our way through breathtaking landscapes and remote villages, immersing ourselves in the raw beauty and rich culture of this untamed region. This tour is not for the faint-hearted but is tailor-made for experienced riders seeking the ultimate adventure in Vietnam.

Hanoi • Pu Luong • Mai Chau • Moc Chau • Tram Tau • Ngoc Chien • Mu Can Chai • Sapa • Lao Cai • Hanoi

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Comfort Rating3/5

Terrain Off-road with on Road sections

Days On Tour7D 7N


Total km1400km

Average Hours Riding Daily6hr

Tour Details

Tour Cost:

Honda CRF 250L
1,940$ Per Rider

All-inclusive: Off-road Loop tour prices are in $USD, All inclusive and based on Per Person on tour. Single rooms where possible, Homestays, and overnight sleeper train.

Support vehicle available on request at an additional cost per group including fuel and driver.

Optional extras:

  • Support Vehicle: 110$ USD per day  per group including driver, petrol & expenses
  • 3Rd party liability coverage 30$ USD Per day
  • Comprehensive damage insurance 25$ USD per day
  • Airport Pickup 15$ USD per group per way

Why we are different

All of our guided motorbike tours include an English speaking guide out front and a mechanic acting as a sweeper in the back. On the road, if you want to stop to take photos, enjoy the scenery or meet people along the way, no problem. You don’t have to worry about keeping up with the group or missing a turn, you can travel at your own pace. We travel this way to keep the group safe and be there in case anything goes wrong. We don’t cut corners on our bikes, your safety, your foo,d oryour  accommodations. Find out more about international licensing, comprehensive damage insurance and personal insurance options. Contact us for a group tour discount.

Northwest Vietnam Off-Road Adventure Tour - 8 Days 8 Nights

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Hanoi to Mai Chau
Departing from Hanoi, we kick off our adventure towards the tranquil Mai Chau Valley. Along the way, we'll be treated to picturesque countryside views and encounters with local ethnic minority communities. Spend the night in Mai Chau, surrounded by stunning natural beauty.

Day 2: Mai Chau to Moc Chau
Our journey continues deeper into the mountains as we head towards Moc Chau. Brace yourself for challenging off-road terrain, punctuated by sprawling tea plantations and rolling hills. We'll spend the night in Moc Chau, surrounded by the serene beauty of nature.

Day 3: Moc Chau to Tram Tau
Today, we push further into the wilderness, navigating rugged trails to reach the remote village of Tram Tau. Prepare to be awestruck by the untouched landscapes and the warm hospitality of the locals. Overnight accommodation awaits in Tram Tau.

Day 4: Tram Tau to Ngoc Chien
Our off-road adventure continues as we journey towards Ngoc Chien, deep in the heart of the Northwest mountains. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of the remote countryside, far from the hustle and bustle of city life. Rest for the night in Ngoc Chien.

Day 5: Ngoc Chien to Mu Cang Chai
Today, we explore the iconic terraced rice fields of Mu Cang Chai, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Wind your way through breathtaking scenery, capturing the essence of rural Vietnam at every turn. Spend the night in Mu Cang Chai, surrounded by the beauty of nature.

Day 6: Mu Cang Chai to Sapa
Our journey takes us to the charming town of Sapa, nestled amidst mist-covered mountains. Explore the town's vibrant markets and immerse yourself in the culture of the local ethnic minority groups. Overnight stay in Sapa.

Day 7: Sapa to Lao Cai
As our adventure draws to a close, we ride to Lao Cai, near the Vietnam-China border. Enjoy a farewell dinner and a well-deserved shower before boarding the overnight soft sleeper train to Hanoi.

Day 8: Return to Hanoi
Arriving in Hanoi at 6 am, we conclude our epic off-road motorbike tour, filled with unforgettable memories and experiences that will last a lifetime. Get ready to reminisce about the adrenaline-pumping moments and breathtaking vistas of our Northwest Vietnam adventure.

Northwest Off-Road Adventure Ride all-inclusive prices cover:

  • Motorcycle: Honda CRF 250L or Honda XR 150cc
  • Petrol, Oil, and maintenance
  • All meals and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Accommodation in local guesthouses, hotels Single rooms or homestays
  • English-speaking guide
  • All fees, tolls, and National Park entrance tickets
  • Helmets: Full-face and open-face
  • Padded Motorcycle jackets & Motorcycle pants
  • Rain pants and Poncho
  • Dry bag and tie-downs
  • Overnight Soft Sleeper train from Lao Cai to Hanoi
  • Shipping bikes from Lao Cai to Hanoi

What’s Not Included:

  • Alcohol drinks
  • Personal Health Insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Personal Tip and gratuities
  • Comprehensive Insurance on Vehicle; Please visit our FAQ on Insurance Upgrades
  • Liability insurance Check out our FAQ page for more information

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Our Bikes:

Cuongs Honda CB500X Vietnam Motorbike Tour

Honda CRF 250L Vietnam

Riding Gear Included on Tour

Drivers License: We require that you have your home country’s motorbike license and International Drivers Permit IDP to join one of our tours, Also you must have personal health insurance to cover you in case of an accident or illness. Please Contact us for more information and recommended insurance providers. Passports and Visa You must have a valid passport with 6 months left before the expiry date to obtain a tourist visa, We can arrange a visa on arrival letter please have (2) 3 x 4cm photos, rates vary per country, please contact us for more information or consult your local Vietnamese Embassy or consulate to see the tours visa requirements.

Comprehensive Damage Insurance Optional: This insurance policy covers loss, theft, or any damage to the motorbike caused by an accident or fall. The policy excludes any, personal medical insurance, liability to other vehicles, or injury caused to another party. Contact us for full coverage and details.

Motorbike Additional Cost $US
Honda CRF 250cc 306$ per 17-day tour
Honda XR 150cc 255$ per 17-day tour
Honda CB500X 340$ per 17-day tour