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Indo-China: A GRF Journey

GroupRides brings you another motorcycle adventure through faraway lands.

Indo-China: The Beautiful Vietnam

Maximum riders 15.


This organized and guided tour is tailored to include most of the historical and natural treasures of this resilient culture. Tour lead is Tom V, with help from experienced local guides and tour operators.

One of the best ways to enjoy the beauties of mountainous northwestern Vietnam is on a motorcycle. Riding spectacular routes such as Khau Pha pass, O Quy Ho pass. Gaze with veneration at the fanciful terraced rice fields in Mu Cang Chai or Than Uyen. Prior to Ha Giang attractive destinations, explore other attractions, namely Sapa, Bac Ha and Ba Be National Park to explore the wild beauty of nature.

Link to last year's photos:

• When: Tentatively .... March 11, 2019
• Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights (add 2 days for air travel and jet lag)
• Destination Cities: Hanoi – Phu Yen – Than Uyen – Sapa – Bac Ha – Ha Giang – Dong Van – Meo Vac – Ba Be – Hanoi
• Cost: In Vietnam tour cost is approx $900 per person riding a Honda / Yamaha / Suzuki 125cc (Add $20/day for 150cc; or $30/day for 250cc) (+/- 5% for price changes from last year)

• What is included: Motorbike (Honda or Yamaha)+ Helmet(s) + Gears + Gasoline on tour + English speaking guide + A Mechanic (for groups of 6 or more) + Accommodation as indicated in the itinerary (based on twin or/and triple shared) + Homestay permission + Meals as indicated in the itinerary + Entrance fees & Sightseeing fees + Boat ride + Fruits & coffee on roads everyday
• What is NOT included: Airfare + Travel insurance + Visa + Tips + Personal expenses

We will ride across mountains, rolling hills and the plains. Motorcycle will be provided. Accommodation and sightseeing points are carefully selected by experienced guides who will take care of everything.
Day 1: Hanoi to Phu Yen (Son La)
Day 2: Phu Yen to Than Uyen (Lai Chau)
Day 3: Than Uyen Motorcycle to Sapa (Lao Cai) and H'mong's Villages
Day 4: Sapa Motorcycle to Bac Ha (Lao Cai) and Hilltribe's Villages
Day 5: Bac Ha to Ha Giang City
Day 6: Ha Giang to Dong Van (Ha Giang)
Day 7: From Dong Van via passing Meo Vac to Ba Be National Park
Day 8: Ba Be Motorcycle back to Hanoi
* * * stay tuned, more details are in the works * * *

Ich will maintain this → trip info web page (https://ichabod.site44...) with pertinent trip information for easy reference.
Tom will provide additional details thru posts here, emails and informational meeting.

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