DAY 1:HÀ NỘI-TUYÊN QUANG-HÀ GIANG
Morning: Pick-up at your hotel at 7AM, then depart to Tuyen Quang province. Have lunch at local restaurant in Tuyen Quang.
Afternoon: Drive to Ha Giang city (150km) using National Highway 2, check-in hotel then have dinner at Ha Giang City
DAY 2: HÀ GIANG – QUẢN BẠ – LAO VÀ CHẢI (YÊN MINH) ĐỒNG VĂN
Arrive Ha Giang city around 5am in the morning. Drive to downtown Ha Giang. Have our breakfast and coffee.
Leaving Ha Giang, Have a short hike to Heaven Gate to see the beautiful scenery including Quan Ba town.
Dropping into Yen Minh through pine forest, it is worth stopping for drink and lunch. Drive pass Phố Cáo, Sủng Là. We will stop at these villages to visit H’mong families and interact with the locals. Also, stop and visit the infamous Vuong Palace, a H’mong family of high rank during French colonial rule – this palace attracts keen interest from architecturally minded visitors due to its mixed style of European and Chinese architecture.
Overnight in Dong Van
DAY 3:ĐỒNG VĂN – LŨNG CÚ – MÈO VẠC – BẢO LẠC
After breakfast, we leave for Lung Cu flag pole around 8am. Lung Cu flag pole where is about 25km from the centre of Dong Van district. Lung Cu mount is liken as “a high forehead of the motherland” where marks the extreme North of our country.
Turn around back to Dong Van, then, drive to the peak of Ma Pi Leng.You will be disappointed as it is the gateway to the best road trip in Vietnam: the 22km that snakes its way along the mountainside to Meo Vac.
In the afternoon, we will motorcycle down hill along the river and see the different mountain view( less rocky and more green). Arrive in Bao Lac town at 5 PM.
Hotel stay in Bao Lac.
DAY 4: OFF-ROAD MOTORBIKE TOUR TO BA BE LAKE
To save time for the boat trip in Ba Be lake, We should start the day earlier so after breakfast, we start riding at around 8.am . Today is exactly the best offroad Vietnam Motorbike Tour. Just after 20km from Bao Lac we turn to narrow and bumpy road with breathtaking view of terrace rice paddies. Especially, we have to cross few rivers instead of rinding on some bamboo bridges.
Finishing the memorable riding day with lunch in a peaceful village of the Tay people nearby Ba be lake .
It’s time for relaxing on one of the most beautiful and biggest natural lake in Vietnam in the afternoon.
DAY 5: BA BE LAKE MOTORBIKE RIDE BACK TO HANOI
Staying off the main road for as long as possible we head back towards the Red River Delta, passing through areas inhabited by Hmong, Dao, Tay and Nung minority peoples. A mixture of both challenging track and glorious sealed road all the way back to Hanoi. the great North Vietnam Motorbike Tour to Ha Giang will end safely in Hanoi before rush hours.