Ride back roads of the Western Vietnam to Mai Chau and Pu Luong on this quick motorcycle tour

Our Western Vietnam motorbike tour goes to the beautiful Pu Luong nature reserve we have discovered an idyllic village with a home-stay on the back roads, where the house overlooks a waterfall and vast rice terracing. Overnight  with family and the next day we travel through the nature reserve and back roads to the Mai Chau valley and stay with a local Tai hill-tribe family.  Vist our scheduled departures page to see if you can join a group on our Mai Chau – Pu Luong Western Vietnam motorbike tour.

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Tour Cost:

1 Rider 2-3 Riders 4-5 Riders 6+ Riders
Honda CRF 250L
720$ USD 600$ USD 570$ USD 540$ USD

1 Rider 2-3 Riders 4-5 Riders 6+ Riders
Ural 650 Solo
780$ USD 660$ USD 610$ USD 580$ USD

1 Rider 2-3 Riders 4-5 Riders 6+ Riders
Honda XR 150
540$ USD 480$ USD 450$ USD 420$ USD

Pillion Passenger: 450$ USD

All inclusive: Western Vietnam Tour Prices are in $USD, All inclusive and based on Per Person on tour. overnight in home-stay with local family

Support vehicle available on request at additional cost per group, includes fuel and driver. For groups of 8+ people or more the supports vehicle is free.

Optional extras:

  • Support Vehicle: 110$ USD per day includes driver, petrol & expenses
  • 3Rd party liability coverage 30$ USD Per day
  • Comprehensive damage insurance 25$ USD per day
  • Airport Pickup 15$ USD per group per way

Why we are different

All of our guided motorbike tours include an English speaking guide out front and a mechanic acting as a sweeper in the back. On the road if you want to stop to take photos, enjoy the scenery or meet people along the way, no problem. You don’t have to worry about keeping up with the group or missing a turn, you can travel at your own pace. We travel this way to keep the group safe and be there in-case of anything goes wrong. We don’t cut corners on our bikes, your safety, your food or accommodations. With a group of 8 or more riders we include a support vehicle no extra charge. Find our more about international licensing, comprehensive damage insurance and personal insurance options. Contact us for group tour discount.

Western Vietnam Pu Luong - Mai Chau Motorbike tour

Tour Start and Finish: Hanoi

Nearest Airport: Noi Bai International Airport

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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.

Western Vietnam Mai Chau – Pu Luong motorcycle tour
Our all-inclusive prices covers:
• Motorcycle: Honda CRF 250L, Ural 650cc, Ural 650 Sidecar or Honda XR 150cc
• Petrol, Oil and maintenance
• All meals and non-alcoholic beverages
• Accommodation in local guest houses, hotels (twin share) or home stays
• English-speaking guide and local mechanic
• 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

What’s Not Included
• Alcohol drinks
• Personal Health Insurance
• Personal expenses
• Personal Tip and gratuities
• Liability insurance
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Our Bikes:

Honda CRF250L
Honda CRF250L
Ural Solo 650 M72
Ural Solo 650 M72

strong>Riding gear we provide included on tour:

Cuong’s Riding gear
Cuong's Rain gear
Cuong’s Rain gear
Cuong’s Riding gear

Drivers License:
We require that you have you home country motorbike licence to join on one of our tours. You must have personal health insurance or Travel insurance that covers Motorbike in Vietnam to cover you in-case of accident or illness.  Please have a look at World Nomads who offer travel insurance that cover Vietnam.  Please Contact us for more information and recommended insurance providers. To drive a Ural sidecar motorbike on tour you must have a sidecar licence and sidecar driving experience.

Passports and Visa

You must have a valid passport with 6 month before expiry date to obtain a Vietnam tourist visa. We can arrange a visa on arrival letter please have (2) 3 x 4cm photos, and bring $USD to pay the visa fee at immigration at the airport, rates vary per country. Here is the latest visa information on-line.  please contact us for more information or consult your local Vietnamese embassy or consulate to see the tours visa requirements.

Comprehensive Damage Insurance Optional:

Our insurance policy covers lost, theft or any damage to the motorbike caused by an accident or fall, you will be fully covered in-case the bike is damaged beyond repair. The policy excludes any, personal medical insurance, liability to other vehicles or injury caused to another party. Contact us for full coverage and details.

Motorbike Additional Cost $US
Honda CRF 250cc 75$ per 3 day tour
Honda XR 150cc 60$ per 3 day tour
Ural 650cc solo or Sidecar 75$ per 3 day tour