Motorbike tour to Bac Ha market in 2 days

2/DaysSa Pa→ Lao Cai → Bac Ha→ Can Cau Market

We all know that the Northwest of Vietnam is fantastic for motorbike tours. Here we can contemplate extraordinary sceneries, learn more about the life of ethnic minorities, and experience rugged trails. Sapa is an excellent destination, isn’t it? Bac Ha market is impressive, too. So why don’t we join a tour from Sapa to Bac Ha market? This journey will feast your eyes with majestic landscapes and help you immerse in the cultural atmosphere of mountainous areas. We promise you that this two-day tour from Sapa to Bac Ha market is short yet really enjoyable. 

  • Tour Grade : Medium
  • Total Distance : 300 Km
  • Hours of Riding per day : 3 - 5 Hours
  • Support : Disposible
  • Mixed
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Day 1: Sapa - Lao Cai - Bac Ha Market

Our promising journey will start from Sapa – the dreamlike city of Northern Vietnam. The first destination of the trip is Bac Ha Market – a special place where you can witness the rich culture of different ethnic minorities. We need you to make sure that you will stay focus and drive carefully in any case. This is because we are going to admire the breathtaking sceneries with stunning terraced fields and mountains of the Hoang Lien Son range. According to our plan, we will get to the Bac Ha market after three hours of riding.

So what makes this market worth our visit? Bac Ha Market is not merely a place people come to sell and buy things. It is where the cultural quintessence of Mong, Tay, and Nung ethnic groups can be found together. The market is open only on Sunday and closed in the afternoon. Therefore, for local people, this is more like an event rather than a kermis. You can easily recognize that trading is not the only concern here – people come here to chatter, enjoy some food, and sometimes show their new clothes.

Visitors are surprised by what they see: you can find almost anything here – livestock, household electrical appliances, fruit, food, farming tools, brocade clothes, and accessories. It is advisable to enjoy some local specialties – Thang Co and corn wine. Also, you can buy some souvenirs to impress your beloved ones.

After meandering around Bac Ha Market, we will continue to visit Hoang A Tuong Palace. The palace was built by a Tay person (Hoang A Tuong’s father) in the early last century. After nearly 100 years, the Asian Western mixed architecture of the structure still a real allure, especially with the incredible landscape surrounding.

We also want you to try Xeo dance with local people. We can assure you that you will enjoy dancing here since it’s absolutely different and fun. Don’t miss your chance to buy some fragrant corn wine in the village of Ban Pho.


  • Distance: 105 km
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel

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Day 2: Bac Ha - Si Ma Cai Town - Muong Khuong Town - Lao Cai - Sapa.

On the second day, we will leave the Bac Ha market and head for Si Ma Cai Town, which is known as the largest livestock market in the area. On the way, we may have a precious opportunity to take a closer look at the Can Cau market of Hmong Hoa and Giay people. It is held on every Saturday and also holidays. You will witness hundreds of local people in colorful traditional clothes come to trade and express love. Surrounded by endless terraced fields and lush forests, Can Cau appears to be so charming. It’s good to see the core values of an old mountainous region are maintained so well.

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After saying goodbye to the Can Cau market, we will go for Muong Khuong town. The best thing to do here is riding on the tortuous passes and explore the majesty of nature. Watching a small town nestling between towering mountains and hills is always full of excitement. Then it’s time to bid our farewell to Muong Khuong and get back to Sapa. Our two-day trip from Sapa to Bac Ha market will inevitably end up with memorable experiences.


  • Distance: 195 km
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel

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Vietnam motorbike tours prices for a guided Vietnam motorcycle tour 

*Full package, no hidden cost surprises


(20% OFF-ROAD)




One person199 USD/day/person219 USD/day/person239 USD/day/person
Two people179 USD/day/person199 USD/day/person219 USD/day/person
Three people159 USD/day/person179 USD/day/person199 USD/day/person
From four people149 USD/day/person169 USD/day/person189 USD/day/person



(25-70% OFF-ROAD)




One person209 USD/day/person229 USD/day/person249 USD/day/person
Two people189 USD/day/person209 USD/day/person229 USD/day/person
Three people169 USD/day/person189 USD/day/person209 USD/day/person
From four people159 USD/day/person179 USD/day/person199 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


  • 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.


  • 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”