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Vietnam Top Gear "Northwest Loop"

Vietnam Top Gear "Northwest Loop"
Trip length:10 days
Trip style:Vietnam Adventure Tours
Trip themes:Local life & Culture, Explore, Nature
Physical rating:*****
Start / End cities:Hanoi / Hanoi
Price from:USD $860
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Discover Vietnam’s rugged and scenic northwest and its people first hand. By taking to the roads and riding from the capital Hanoi to the remote area of the northwest we can see life as it truly is for the Vietnamese. The perfect itinerary and the support crew ensure you get the most out of the trip in terms of comfort, enjoyment and adventure. Along the way we encounter dramatic landscapes and sweeping panoramas as the rural population goes about its business. Highlights include the terraced valleys of Sapa, challenging roads, stunning scenery and many different colorful minority groups.


Brief Itinerary

Day 1- 2: Hanoi

Adapt to local condition, soak up with sights, sounds and smells of Hanoi and visit the city's highlights.

Day 3: Hanoi - Mai Chau

Ride up the mountains to beautiful Mai Chau Valley. Home stay local home.

Day 4: Mai Chau - Ride to Son La

Enjoy breathtaking landscapes of Moc Chau and Thuan Chau, visit to local villages and Son La old prison

Day 5: Son La - Ride to Dien Bien

Inhale fresh air from the top of historical Pha Din Pass, visit to Dien Bien Phu former battel field.

Day 6: Dien Bien - Lai Chau

Wind your way along hidden mountain road, visit to hill tribe village and learn about local life

Day 7: Lai Chau - Sapa

Conquer the highes pass of Vietnam on Hoang Lien Mountain Range, visit Lu village in Binh Lu and Silver waterfall

Day 8: Sapa trek

Trekking along most breathtaking path of Sapa before taking overnight train back to Hanoi

Days 9-10: Hanoi

Enjoy your time in Hanoi for sightseeing, shopping and having fun



  • Colorful city of Hanoi with full of sight, sounds and smells
  • Beautiful Mai Chau Valley
  • Son La old prison and colorful museum
  • Riding up Pha Din Pass 
  • Dien Bien Phu former battle field
  • Pass of Heaven Gate and Silver Waterfall
  • Sapa trekking and visit
  • Hill tribe villages visit along the way
  • Great ride on mountain roads