What to expect
The Ha Giang loop tour by motorbike in 4 days is the most epic experience you can do in Vietnam. Explore the most authentic local minority villages, were you step back in time. Enjoy the most dramatic views of mountains in all of Southeast Asia.
- The Ha Giang loop by motorbike is the best experience you can do in Vietnam
- Explore the most remote and autentic minority villages
- The most impressive mountain views and passes in Southeast Asia
- Local experience with staying in homestays and eating at local restaurants
- Drive like a local on the back of a motorbike or self driving
- Learn more about the local minority culture; clothing, food, housing, language
Day 1: Ha Giang City – Phuong Thien – Bac Me – Du Gia village (85km)
Your 4 day Ha Giang loop tour by motorbike starts in Ha Giang City. You can either stay in this city the day before the tour or start directly after you arrive by night bus from Hanoi.
Sit on the back of a highly experience motorbike driver (easy rider); a village of the Tay minority. This villages it one of the most beautiful villages in Ha Giang. You will also visit two other minority villages of Phuong Do and Phuong Thien.
After that relax and swim in the waterfall if you want before going to Bac Me district. On the way you will see beautiful jungle and rice fields.
You will have lunch in a small local restaurant on the way.
After lunch your Ha Giang motorbike loop tour continues to Du Gia village, home of the Tay tribe. This villages is super beautiful and peaceful. In this village in Ha Giang you can see the traditional culture with stilt houses, traditional costumes of the minorities and their own language. It feels competently authentic, without any tourism development.
Trek around the village before dinner and stay overnight at a homestay of a Tay’s family.
Day 2: Du Gia Village – Meo Vac – Dong Van (100km)
After breakfast, you leave the homestay by motorbike to continue the Ha Giang loop.
The drive brings you through Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark; the most spectacular mountain scenery of Southeast Asia.
Besides seeing the impressive mountains, you will drive to some local minority villages of white H’mong people. In these villages you will see the ethnic minorities wearing there tradition clothes, working in the fields and guiding their buffaloes or other live stock.
In Meo Vac town you take a rest. If you are lucky and arrive here on a Sunday you can visit the most impressive market of Ha Giang; the Meo Vac Sunday Market.
After Meo Vac you take the motorbike to the most impressive part of the Ha Giang motorbike loop tour; the Ma Pi Leng pass. This pass is the most beautiful and impresses mountain pass in Vietnam. You will see a majestic landscape, with the deepest valley of Southeast Asia and views on the impressive Nho Que river.
Climb up to the viewpoint on the top of mountain to see the sun set at the Ma Pi Leng pass.
Your drive continuities to Dong Van old quarter were you will stay for one night..
Day 3: Dong Van – Yen Minh – Nam Dam village (100km)
After breakfast, you will have around 3 hour trekking to the villages around Dong Van rocky highland.
Then back to Dong Van town and take the motorbike to continue the Ha Giang motorbike loop tour to Quan Ba town via Yen Minh.
On the way you visit villages of white H’mong people and the Vuong’s family palace, also called H’mong king palace.
Driving through the impressive mountains you will go over the Tham Ma Pass.
Around 6 PM you will be arrived in Nam Dam, a beautiful village of the traditional Dao minority.
Enjoy a traditional family dinner, with talking to the family and drink the local brewed corn liqueur that will make your evening even more enjoyable.
Day 4: Nam Dam village – Quan Ba – Ha Giang City (60 – 90km)
After breakfast you will have a half day trekking around Nam Dam village, a beautiful village of the traditional Dao people.
In the afternoon your Ha Giang motorbike loop tour continues to Tam Son town in Quan Ba district. From here you drive through the beautiful mountains to visit the Lung Khuy cave, a very impressive cave of Ha Giang in the Pac sum pass.
On the way to Ha Giang City you drive over another mountain pass with stunning viewpoints over the fairy twin mountain, also called Quan Ba Heaven Gate.
Your 4 day Ha Giang motorbike loop tour ends back in Ha Giang City. You can either choose to stay one more night in Ha Giang City or take the sleeper bus the same night back to Hanoi.