North Vietnam Motorbike Tours from Hanoi to Ba Be Lake – 3 days

3/DaysHanoi → Thac Ba Lake → Ba Be Lake - Hanoi

Boasting rugged terrain and breathtaking natural scenery, Northern Vietnam has always been an ideal destination for keen adventurers. This motorbike tour only lasts 3 days but opens a great door for you to explore the two most famous lakes in Northern Vietnam (Thac Ba Lake and Ba Be Lake) as well as learn about the rich culture of hill tribes.

Instead of monotonous sightseeing tours, why do not you once try to break your comfort zone by joining our 3-day Motorbike Tour from Hanoi to Ba Be Lake? We promise to bring you the most meaningful experience that others cannot do.

  • Tour Grade : Medium
  • Total Distance : 600 km
  • Hours of Riding per day : 6 Hours
  • Support : Disposible
  • Mixed onroad and off-road
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Day 1: Hanoi – Thac Ba lake

Leaving the hustle and bustle of Hanoi behind, we head toward the northeast to reach Thac Ba, the largest artificial lake in Vietnam. Accompanying you during the journey is an extremely friendly and knowledgeable tour guide, who has spent a lot of time riding through the country.

Instead of big and smooth paths, we recommend you to choose a winding dyke road for more memorable experiences. Although it is a bit challenging to conquer, the impressive scenery of the Vietnamese countryside will be a worthy reward for your efforts. Feast your eye with the magnificent landscape of immense rice fields, poetic rivers, and rustic rooftops looming from afar before making a stop at a roadside restaurant to enjoy lunch and take a short rest.

In the afternoon, we continue to embark on stunning roads to Vu Linh – a pristine village of Dzao people located near Thac Ba Lake. Dubbed “Halong on the mainland”, Thac Ba attracts visitors by the splendid view of more than 1300 islands emerging on the surface of the lake. If time permits, we can take a boat trip to get closer to the lake before returning to Vu Linh village. The first day of the journey ends with a hearty dinner and a good night’s sleep at a local homestay.


  • Accommodations: Homestay
  • Distance: 170 km
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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Day 2: Thac Ba lake – Ba Be national park

Enjoy breakfast and say goodbye to the host before heading to Ba Be National Park. Today’s ride could be the most outstanding experience during your entire adventure to Vietnam. From asphalt path to off-road trails through the forest – you will have the chance to conquer many types of terrain today.

For the best sightseeing experience, we choose the lesser-known roads that are risky to ride yet amazingly stunning. Immerse yourself in the beauty of peaceful villages surrounded by rice fields and lush forests until we reach Ba Be National Park.

Located in the national park, Ba Be is the largest natural lake in Vietnam, which is known as the green pearl of the north. With its charming natural beauty, Ba Be attracts a large number of tourists visiting each year. A boat trip will be the perfect choice for you to explore the caves, waterfalls, and rich ecosystems here.

In the late afternoon, we return to Pac Ngoi, a peaceful village of Tay people nearby Ba Be Lake, to have dinner and stay overnight.


  • Accommodations: Homestay
  • Distance: 160 km
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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Day 3: Ba Be lake – Hanoi

It is a long trip today, so we will get up early to enjoy breakfast, pack the luggage, and get ready to go. Hopping on a motorbike and embarking on the small roads through peaceful countryside, you once again will be fascinated by the magnificent landscape of majestic mountains and vast rice fields running to the horizon.

Make some stops along the way for lunch and rest before backing onto the Red River Delta to get into Hanoi. If all goes well, our motorbike team will return to Hanoi before 5 pm to avoid rush hour. Say goodbye to the tour guide and hope to see you soon on the next promising trips.


  • Accommodations: hotel
  • Distance: 240 km
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

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Vietnam motorbike tours prices for a guided tour from Hanoi to Ba Be Lake

*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”