Based in Hanoi, capital of Vietnam, ADV offers specialized 4x4 & motorcycle tours within Vietnam and neighboring countries of Laos and Cambodia. Our travel philosophy is to reach beauty from the remote.
You’ve got short times left for Vietnam. You do not want to ride everyday, for a week. Or you even do not ride a motorbike. And which is a route to explore a special Northern Vietnam?
ADV is proud to present a tour package which is handy for everyone to see one of the most spectacular regions in Northern Vietnam: mountains of Ha Giang & picturesque Ba Be lake. Our tour package is weekly departed from Hanoi, a 4-day travel with lots of magnificent mountain roads, adventures, and unexpected fun.
To cut off times to travel, there will be additional transportation at first & at end, so you can start riding right into places, also with an option for passenger on our support vehicle. Check out the routine of our tour.
Ha Giang – Dong Van : into karst plateau, motorbike ride
Dong Van – Du Gia : explore mountain passes, motorbike ride
Du Gia – Ba Be : through rural countryside & picturesque Ba Be, motorbike ride
Ba Be – Hanoi : half-day kayaking/swimming/boating, to Hanoi by shuttle-bus
Hanoi – Ba Be: to Ba Be by shuttle bus, then half-day kayaking/swimming/boating
Ba Be – Du Gia: through rural countryside & into mountains, motorbike ride
Du Gia – Dong Van: explore mountain passes, motorbike ride
Dong Van – Ha Giang: through karst plateau, motorbike ride
Ha Giang – Hanoi: by sleeping bus
Well-organized bus transportation & wellcome in-place
Resonable daily distance
Gorgeous motorbike route in dong van & meo vac districts of ha giang
Great boat excrusion in ba be national park
Kayaking on ba be lake
Hospitable homestays during tour
Great & authentic local foods
Tour Cost and Options
Group size/bike type
Small motorcycle 150cc
Passenger (on support vehicle)
Times to come (Best season to ride on this route)
Summer time (counting from May till end of August) will be best for this route. Summer gives a great chance to take pictures and enjoy fresh water of Ba Be lake.
We do not run this tour after first half of November till the next March due to weather condition.
Things to bring (License & riding gears)
International driving permit (IDP)
Do I need an IDP to ride?
Vietnam has recognized international driving permit issued in over 80 countries since 2015. Please contact us to make sure your IDP is accepted.
How it works?
You will need to bring both of IDP and your home-country license due to official law.
What if I DO NOT have a license?
ADV recommend you take our guided tour to avoid authority check during your travel in Vietnam.
A full set of riding gear is recommended, including: helmet, jacket, pants, boots, gloves, goggles, dry-bag, wet gears.
Due to weather condition and hygienic matter, light jacket and pants work best.
Thing to equip (Flight & insurance)
Flight ticket to: Noi Bai international airport, Hanoi
Insurance: a personal travel insurance is compulsory to join us in any tours. Please be aware that your insurance package has to cover medical treatment caused by accident or illness. Some of suggested names that you can look at, WorldNomads, Allianz, etc…