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Vietnam Motorcycle Motorbike Tours – Roof Roads


Vietnam Motorcycle & Motorbike Tours recommends this excellent Roof Roads 5-day motorbike ride to experienced riders. You are invited to join us on this breathtaking trip on Hoang Lien mountain and ride pass Sapa, one of the must-see places in Vietnam. Sapa is not a quiet place but is still a good destination for overnighting.

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Day 1: Hanoi – Nghia Lo. ~180 km, ~7 h.

Easy drive on sealed road along the river road to Trung Ha bridge and then up the low hills to Thu Cuc. Drive through rural areas with beautiful rice field along the road until Khe pass, the first one of the main range where Fansipan is the top, peak of Indochina.

Nice and quiet cruising via Ba Khe to Nghia Lo. In fact, half of the ride is on mountain roads and the scenery is quite good.

Night in a hotel.

Day 2: Nghia Lo – Than Uyen. ~140 km, ~6 h.

Today we ride wild and bumpy roads. In general, this part of the road via Tu Le is really quiet. We go through the Mu Cang Chai massif, almost as high as the Fansipan. From the top, we have one of the most beautiful views of North Vietnam. Once in Than Uyen, we can go around visiting villages surrounding.

Night in Hotel.

Vietnam Motorcycle Motorbike Tours - Roof Roads: Sapa and Tram Ton pass on Roof Roads

Day 3: Than Uyen – Sapa. ~140 km, ~5 h.

The area of Than Uyen is mainly populated by Flower H’mong and Dzao people. The town is small but is a good stop between Nghia Lo and Sapa. Ride to the direction of Sapa on a high mountain road. Tram Ton pass is a very beautiful view from this side of the range. We can stay in Sapa or if we feel going further and the weather is nice, we can keep riding until Ta Van or Ban Ho village where we stay with Giay people. 40 km of dirt road. Beautiful riding.

Day 4: Sapa – Luc Yen. ~180 km, ~6 h.

We start riding down to Lao Cai, join road 70 and then we go to Thac Ba lake. Until Luc Yen, the road is easy and asphalted. Next, a secondary road along to Luc Yen, Dzao and Tay territory where we stay with our host family. The man is a Tay that lives in the heart of a Dzao village. The road is lined with palm trees, and to many people, it’s just like in Cambodia.

Day 5: Luc Yen – Vu Linh – Hanoi. ~180 km, ~6 h.

Ride on a small road through palm trees alongside Thac Ba lake to Vu Linh via yen the. Then take the bumpy road via Son Duong at the foot of Tam Dao range. Road and easy track for this last day.

There are many more Roof Roads rides on motorbike that we can design to cater for your needs and riding experience. It can be from 4 days to 7 days with some possible extensions. Just contact us and see what we can do together.

More Motorbike Tours Of Vietnam

One day tour around Hanoi
Two days tour to Mai Chau valley
North-east Vietnam
North-west Vietnam
Ho Chi Minh trail/road
Great North loop of Vietnam
Customized motorbike tours

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  1. jon rosen Reply

    What trips do you have available for later in March? I am arriving March 17th in Hanoi.



    • Anh Wu Reply

      Dear Mr. Jon Rosen,

      Thank you for contacting us.

      We are a web-based business and most of the details were posted on our websites. I may suggest you to check out this page for the general information. Just follow the links to pages providing information you are looking for.

      Offroad Vietnam provides professional motorbike tours, quality at reasonable prices. We are not offering any discount in exchange for lower quality or services. You will see the best of Vietnam, not like the norm as we ride where very few people travel.

      Below are the answers to your specific questions:

      – We have availability for your dates. March is one of the good months for motorcycling in North Vietnam. It’s normally cool and dry, temperature is between 15 and 25 degrees Centigrade. There could be light rain if monsoon winds blow from China.
      – What’s your riding experience please? We have a few bike options for you to choose from as seen here.
      – Most of our tours are private and only some are open to more riders. Updates were posted at this page. There is no tour you could join now but it’s possible to start a new trip and we advertise to get more riders if possible.
      – For the cost, please follow this link and look at a group of one if you are just one single person. More people come you pay less. Bike upgrades are available.
      – In 5 days we recommend two tours: Short ride and Long ride.

      A deposit is needed to secure a booking and instructions will be sent after we agree about a final tour itinerary.

      If you have any question just let us know.

      We look forward to hearing from you again.


      Anh Wu,
      Sales Manager.

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