Northern Hold Out

Ha Noi - Thac Ba - Na Hang - Nam Dam - Du Gia - Dong Van - Meo Vac - Bao Lac - Cao Bang - Ba Be x2 - Ha Noi

Northern Hold Out: 11 Day Motorcycle Tour

Ha Noi - Thac Ba - Na Hang - Nam Dam - Du Gia - Dong Van - Meo Vac - Bao Lac - Cao Bang - Ba Be x2 - Ha Noi

the view from a nice wee bridge near Dong Van

Tour Info

This your takes you through the central North of Vietnam past some places and roads that are less visited by both local and international tourists. Then, we move on the north north, Ha Giang province, which is considered to be the most beautiful and interesting region of Vietnam for motorbike touring. We then loop back and stop off at the fabulous Ba Be Lake for a day chilling out on the lake. If you are interested in high mountains and beautiful views with a little R and R mixed in, this is the tour for you.

(This map’s just to give you an idea: your tour guide will take you on all sorts of roads you can’t find on the map!)


  • visit the northernmost point and region of Vietnam
  • meet a wide range of interesting ethnic people living in the hills
  • ride along the shores of Thac Ba lake in the Dao community
  • see Na Hang Dam and the scenic lake it creates.
  • drive on small dirt tracks only occasionally used by motorbike riders
  • stay in an ancient Lo Lo village with locals
  • take the inner loop on of the Ha Giang Loop and ride on quieter roads
  • visit many sites in Dong Van including the H’Mong kings palace, Lung Phin Flag Pole, Dong Cao Fortress, to name but a few
  • ride the amazing Ma Pi Leng Pass, the most famous in Vietnam
  • take the back roads to Cao Bang rather than the highway
  • visit Ban Gioc Waterfall
  • hang out in Ba Be Lake and enjoy some relaxing past times
  • enjoy our farewell meal and drinks once back in Hanoi

Bike Choices

Honda XR 150 - front right angle

Honda XR

150cc Dual Sport

Honda Future - front right angle

Honda Future

125cc Semi-Auto

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