Adventurous Northern Laos Motorbike Tours – 4 days

4/DaysLuang Prabang – Pak Ou – Ban Nanyang – Ban Payong/ Nong Khiaw – Oudomxay – Luang Namtha – Pakbeng – Hongsa – Luang Prabang

Rustic, simple, but charismatic. Those 3 words are exactly what last in the hearts and souls of visitors once they’ve come back from the short journey to the “Country of Million Elephants”- Laos. In recent years, Northern Laos motorbike tours from Luang Prabang have been emerging as a phenomenon that greatly influences the tourism trends. Well, an enjoyable trip to Northern Laos where is home to solemn temples, dreamy waterfalls, uniquely- shaped Buddha statues, unique cultural features, mouth-watering cuisine is completely worth your consideration.

An adventurous motorbike tour around the hottest tourist destination in Northern Laos, why not?

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

+ Challenge your technical riding skills across dirt roads on the way

+ Spend relaxing nights on special homestay of friendly local people

+ Take a short tour to local villages with the unique cultural life

+ Unique souvenirs like brocade from Laos are very beautiful and of good quality, Jewelry, Carved wooden items.

  • Tour Grade : Medium
  • Total Distance :
  • Hours of Riding per day : 3 - 5 Hours
  • Support : Disposible
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Itinerary

Day 01: Luang Prabang – Pak Ou – Ban Nanyang – Ban Payong/ Nong Khiaw

Luang Prabang is a great place for our department on the very first day of the 4-day Northern Laos motorbike tour. Get your breakfast finished, then, we’ll bravely jump on multiple spectacular asphalt and dirt roads. Move all the way toward paradise-like Nong Khiaw situated on the peaceful Nam Ou River, which is known for a series of small serene villages of the local on a high hilltop surrounded by sets of brilliant rice terraces and immense forested mountains.

From here, we’ll embark on a ferry tour along the famous Mekong River to the legendary Pak Ou caves, which are naturally added with thousands of unique Buddha sculptures for years. Keen Buddhists will love this historical site.

Continue your ride to visit Ban Nanyang where still maintains traditional silk natural dyeing and weaving skills from the past. You will spend your night enjoying your relaxing time in a restful homestay in Ban Payong. The hosts will prepare fresh delicious Lao delicacy for dinner. So, don’t worry! Just have fun while learning more about their unique daily life through interesting stories unfolded. Alternatively, you can stay overnight in Nong Khiaw in any good-quality guesthouse.

Laos motorbike tours from Luang prabang

Day 02: Ban Payong/ Nong Khiaw – Oudomxay – Luang Namtha

Start the day by the journey to the “Heart of Northern Laos”, Oudomxay via tar roads. This tourist destination has long been famous for its breathtaking mountainous routes, and magnificent countryside beauty. Once you are riding on mountains overlapping forests, you will surely fall right into the authentic charm of exciting adventures in Northern Laos.

Stop by a great local village here to enjoy lunch and meet hospitable local people who will share with us noteworthy stories. In the late afternoon, we will arrive at Luang Namtha where a comfortable guest house is well prepared for your overnight stay. You will love to join a wide range of different activities here such as short biking and trekking tours to go sightseeing the small hill-tribe villages around. The beautiful Tha River at night turns out to be a marvelous paradise that you should not miss it.

Laos Motorbike tour from Nong Khiaw to Luang Namtha

Day 03: Luang Namtha – Pakbeng

Leaving Luang Namtha behind, you will head all the way up to charming Pakbeng village. Climbing up to the top of the hills, you will visit the special temple dating back to the Lanna’s Kingdom. Adventure-loving bikers will love to overcome challenging dirt roads. However, you’ll obviously well paid with stunning sceneries from remote towns and tranquil local villages. Reach the untouched and you will never feel disappointed. Interact with endless friendly ethnic people and get better knowledge and understanding of their daily lives.

In Pakbeng, you will stay in a cozy local lodge located not so far from the well-known Mekong River. Travelers should venture into enjoyable activities along the river including a trekking tour to surrounding local villages, a slow boat tour or cruise along the river, try on a significant local tipple, or else, go shopping in nearby local markets. That must be great!

Day 03: Luang Namtha – Pakbeng

Day 04: Pakbeng – Hongsa – Luang Prabang

Here comes the last day of the trip, and we swear that it will never let you down. Beginning the journey in the early morning, you will ride to Hongsa, another majestic local village with two most bustling markets that come with endless traditional Lao food. What a true culinary paradise for foodies! Backtrack all the way back to stunning Luang Prabang from Hongsa, we’ll dive in continuous dusty roads along both sides of the vast Mekong River. The Northern Laos motorbike tours from Luang Prabang will officially bring to an end in the late afternoon in Luang Prabang.

Day 04: Pakbeng – Hongsa – Luang Prabang

What to conclude,

It’s time to close the short adventurous Northern Laos motorbike tours from Luang Prabang with lots of surprises, unforgettable memories, and exciting experiences on the peaceful rustic Northern Laos. The insight of travelers into the land will be totally changed and upgraded while being left with lasting impressions and memories. We promised!

Updated prices for a guided Laos motorbike tour 

*Full package, no hidden cost surprises

GUIDED TOUR

(25-70% OFF-ROAD)

HONDA CRF250L

One person229 USD/day/person
Two people209 USD/day/person
Three people189 USD/day/person
From four people179 USD/day/person

The tour includes

  • Well-experienced tour guides who can speak English fluently and understand customers’ needs.
  • Professional mechanics for emergency cases.
  • A photographer & video recorder for a group of more than 5
  • Recent & Well-Maintained Japanese Bikes
  • Safe & Exceptional Routes
  • Good Accommodation: Eat and sleep in the best locations. Standard hotel or homestay based on double, twins or triple shared room.
  • All meals on tour: Enjoy local Vietnamese food and drink in every region you visit.
  • Gasoline
  • Boat trips on Lakes or Rivers
  • All entrance tickets/ Permits to remote areas
  • Helmets/Gloves and Bright reflecting Jackets
  • Hotel pick up
  • Dirt on your SHOES and FACE or more
  • Videos of the tour (send 1 week after the tour)

The tour excludes:

  • Riding Long Pants (we recommend a pair of jeans)
  • Personal insurance (this at your own risk)
  • Coverage for any damages to gear or the motorcycle
  • Air ticket
  • Visa fee (approximately 25 USD/person, depending on nationality)
  • Travel insurance of any kind
  • Tip, drinks, personal expense and other expenses not described in the itinerary
  • Single Supplement for Single Occupancy

Notes:

  • We provide vehicle support and driver with an extra price of 150 USD/day/ truck upon your REQUEST!
  • A single stay will cost 20 USD extra/ day
  • If tours do not depart/ end in Hanoi then surcharge for bike shipping to/ back to Hanoi is 120 USD/ bike.
  • VAT Excluded from the price, if you want VAT included, 10% of the total price will be added.

BOOKING CONDITIONS

  • To secure your bookings we require a minimal of 30% deposit. Full payment will be made by cash or credit on the first day of the tour.
  • The rider is responsible for any bank charges (surcharge 3,5% if you pay by credit card )
  • If you cancel the tour before the departure date, you will lose 100% of the deposit.
  • If you cancel the tour after the departure date, you will lose 100% of the total cost/ fee of the tour for any reason.
  • A deposit of US$ 100 – 1,000 or more is required for each motorcycle for use in the guided or self-guided motorcycle tours. In case of a self-caused accident, your own participation is up to US$ 2,000 or more.

“We promise to deliver the best balance for every single DOLLAR”