- Pillion Passenger $450
- Overnight in village home stay
- Black River and Hoa Binh town
- Small track and roads through farming communities
- The Pu Luong Nature Reserve
- Village Home-stay
- The Ho Chi Minh Highway back to Hanoi
Our all-inclusive prices covers:
- Motorcycle: Ural 650cc, Ural Sidecar 650cc or Honda XR 125cc
- Petrol, Oil and maintenance
- All meals and non-alcoholic beverages
- Accommodation in local guesthouses, hotels or home stays
- English-speaking guide
- All fees, tolls and National Park entrance tickets
- Helmets: Full face and open face
- Padded Motorcycle jackets & Motorcycle pants
- Rain pants and Poncho
- Dry bag and tie downs
- Alcohol drinks
- Personal Health Insurance
- Personal expenses
- Personal Tip and gratuities
- Liability insurance
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Have a look at our Frequently Asked Questions about our tours and what to expect on the road. I you have any more questions please don’t hesitate to contact us and we will get back to you with more information.
What to Expect on Tour:
You can expect the full range of riding conditions on Vietnam Sidecar motorbike tours — rain, fog, wet roads, rocks, roadworks and other hazards. It’s all part of the adventure! Please contact us if you have any questions.
Although Vietnam is a developing country and we visit some remote places, the quality of accommodation has improved greatly. In small towns we stay at local private guest houses, each double room will have air conditioning, private bath, hot water and mosquito nets on each bed. In some locations local home stays are available where the sleeping arrangements are made usually in a house-on-stilts all in one room. Each person will have a mattress, pillow and mosquito net with a shared toilet / shower in an out building. Silk sleeping sheets are available from Shops in Hanoi.
We provide quality Vietnamese food on tour and take in the local seasonal specialties where available. Breakfast usually consist of a Pho Bo (noodle soup), My Thom (packaged noodles) or Eggs and bread with Jam. At lunch we provide picnic with bread, imported deli meats and cheese and “special supplies” we bring with us from Hanoi, It’s great stopping on a mountain pass or by a waterfall to take lunch and enjoy the view. Dinner is local fare with rice, tofu, vegetable and meat (pork, beef, buffalo or Chicken)
Please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions we will do our best to accommodate There is rice and vegetables, eggs and tofu for vegetarian diets.
Vietnam now accepts international driving permits from most countries, you home motorbike driving license is fine for our tours. Please check with your health insurance provider to make sure they cover driving while in Vietnam. Read More
We strongly advise all overseas customers to obtain travel insurance before they arrive. You should have you own health insurance coverage that covers driving in Vietnam, while international quality health facilities are available in Hanoi and HCMC, health care services in the countryside is of a lower standard.
We do not offer coverall liability insurance you will be responsible for the full replacement cost if motorbike is lost, stolen or damaged beyond repair. Read More
Riding Equipment: On tour we provide FREE OF CHARGE HJC helmets full and open face helmets, IXS Armored Motorbike jackets and BMW motorrad summer Pants, riding gloves, Rain paints ( Large sizes available) and water-proof poncho and a Water-proof “Dry Bag” on tour. Read More
Full payment must be made by the time we leave on the trip, we accept Visa, Master Card bank fees from 2-3% might apply.
Deposits: We require a deposit of approximate 200US$ to secure a booking. Deposits can be made to our Hanoi bank in local currency, US$ and by PayPal. Please contact us for full details.
Mau Chau – Pu Luong Sidecar Tour
3 Days 2 Nights All Inclusive
Take off on our Sidecar tour to the village village of Mai Chau, where green rice paddies are ringed by steep karst mountains. This area offers great riding Sidecars who only have a short time to explore Vietnam. Ride the vintage Ural Sidecar to Mai Chau – Pu Luong on this 3 Day 2 Night ride.
The Mai Chau valley is also the gateway to beautiful protected areas such as the Pu Luong nature reserve and Cuc Phuong national park. We have discovered an idyllic home-stay deep in Pu Luong, where the house overlooks a waterfall and vast rice terracing. The limestone forests of nearby Cuc Phuong provide shelter to several endangered primates, and became Vietnam’s first national park in 1962. Let Us Know if you are looking for a quick Up-graded Vintage Urals Our Mai Chau & Pu Luong ride has some very interesting off road options close to Hanoi.
Northern Vietnam Sidecar Tour 8D 8N
We Pick you up at your hotel and take you to our garage to get fitted out on the bikes. Leaving our Garage around 8am and head out of town on a divided highway after 45km we join small roads and make our way through hills and villages to the town of Hoa Binh and the Black River.
We take lunch en route and continue on quiet country roads stopping at view points that gives you a view of the Mai Chau valley, The people living here are of the White Tai hill tribes. We will stay with a local family and their house on stilts. The next day, We drive through rolling hills to the Ma River to We follow the banks of the river through village and farm lands and see local people process bamboo in to chopsticks and other useful products and continue through the Pu Luong Nature reserve to the Muong hill-tribe village. We overnight in a local Family
Hanoi • Mai Chau • Pu Luong • Hanoi
Tour Start and Finish: Hanoi
Nearest Airport: Noi Bai International Airport
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