Vietnam Motorbike Tours FAQs

VIETNAM MOTORBIKE TOURS FAQS

1. ACTIVITIES AVAILABLE WHEN RIDE MOTORBIKE IN VIETNAM?

We are a Motorbike Tour Organizer in Laos. As a local Motorbike Tour Operator in Hanoi, we provide two main activities:

1. Adventure Motorbiking Tours around north of Vietnam
2. Motorbike & Adventure dirt bike tours in Vietnam

The motorbike tours around Vietnam are the main attraction for our visitors, but the motocross activities make a visit in far north Vietnam something very special.

2. VIETNAM MOTORBIKE TOURS INCLUDING AND EXCLUDING in our rates?

Tour usually includes, unless specified differently:

  • English speaking tour guide/Mechanic
  • Quality Bikes with spare things and all fuel
  • Visa letter
  • All meals on tour
  • All entrance fee/tickets or permits to visit frontier/remote area
  • Accommodation (standard hotel with AC or Home stay with soft mats, fans and mosquito nets)
  • Boat trips on lakes or rivers
  • Tea/coffee in the morning. Vietnamese rice wine in the evening
  • Helmet/Gloves

Tour excludes:

Your personal (travel) insurance – All Tours are on your full personal risk!!!
For cleanliness reason pants are not includes
Your soft (hard) drinks during the trip
Your personal expenses of any kind
Coverage for any damages to motorcycle
(unfortunately there is no insurance here  in Vietnam to cover your damages on bike)

On our motorbike tours through Vietnam, we always carry our repair kit and a basic first aid. If you come especially for riding motorbikes to Vietnam, we recommend you to bring your own helmet and riding gear, just to ensure you are comfortable and in perfect fit.

Make sure you bring long sleeve shirts with you to protect against the strong sunshine. If you have gear with you, a pair of biking pants or army trousers is also recommended as protection from scratches. We encourage every dirt bike rider in Vietnam to stick to the highest security levels, even for small things, so please do not ride in shorts only.

Depending on your level of riding experience and the level of your Vietnam Motorbike Tour booked, we recommend a full body-armour suit  for additional protection. Please also see out website for the motorbike equipment that we give out to our riders.

3. CAN I RIDE FOR ONE DAY OR FEW WEEKS LONG TOUR?

If you want to go for only one day or few weeks discovery touring in Vietnam, you’ve come to the right shop. We set all guided Vietnam Motorbike Tours up on request and also help you find the best routes to ride, suitable always to your standard of experience.

4. ACCOMMODATION INCLUDED IN MY TOUR?

We sure do! We can get you from local remote Home-stay to some amazing hotels which are coming up even in superbly remote areas of Vietnam. If you already have accommodation standard in mind, you’re definitely going to want to let us know. We will adjust your Vietnam Motorbike Adventure Tours to your wishes and preferred hotel standards.

5. MAY I CHANGE SOMETHING DURING THE TOUR, IS IT FLEXIBLE?

We’re completely flexible, at least before you start riding. Our goal is to make your time in riding a MOTORBIKE IN VIETNAM as epic as possible. Send us any special requests that you have and we’ll make sure you got what you are looking for. Once settled with a booking, we normally have to maintain the schedule and run the motorbike tour like this. Mostly this is about the hotels which are booked in advance to make sure we have a room available. If we cancel, we still have to pay…but in the end, you can take some decisions still along the way.

6. YOUR VIETNAM MOTORBIKE TOURS COST?

Of course this is the question everyone is asking,…what does a MOTORBIKE TOURS VIETNAM COST. The Answer is, it depends. Our motorbike tours offered range from 1-15 days length, and much depends on length of trails, daily visits and so on. Each element  this makes a difference Vietnam Motorbike Tours prices. Add another 4WD support vehicle, or even non-riders in a minivan, exchange standard hotels to luxury version…it all effects your price in the end.

Our all inclusive Vietnam Motorbike Touring packages are going for US$ 135 – 210,- per day on full services, always depending on the NUMBER OF RIDERS. Example, with a 3 day tour around North Vietnam with 2 riders we will charge you 135 USD/ Rider/Day.

Most people choose full guided Travel Vietnam By Motorbike service packages to ride a motorbike through out Vietnam, as you can simply concentrate on the fun of riding and not about getting all things around sorted out. With these packages you won’t have to worry about any of the planning, logistics, or hassles that come with traveling in remote areas…

7. WHERE ARE THE BEST PLACE FOR MOTORBIKE TOURING IN VIETNAM

We usually start our motorcycle tours from Hanoi – North Vietnam, this is where Offroad Indochina – Vietnam Motorbike Tour is based at. We have specifically chosen this location versus being in the capital city, as riding a motorbike out of Hanoi allows you to arrive in many rural Villages in the countryside of Hanoi.

The best places for Vietnam Motorbike Tours are northern parts. It covers with more than 70% of mountains and high hills, less touristy and no traffic. Motorbike Tours On Ho Chi Minh Trail is also ideal choice for experienced riders.

8. WHERE WILL I STAY ON A VIETNAM MOTORBIKE TOUR?

We mostly stay in between 2 and 3 star hotel and home-stay if possible for all of our Adventure Motorcycle Tours in Vietnam.

For some of the tougher riders out there we even provide an experience in the jungle or in a hammock by camping. Just let us know in advance for this.

9. HOW DO I CARRY MY STUFF?

A small 30-40l day pack is really best for most of out Motorbike Trips through Vietnam. Think about a waterproof cover to protect it from dust and rain, it’s almost a must. Bring just enough stuff to cover you for the riding days, 2 sets and 2 sets for afternoon, evening or leisure time. That is enough for most of our Motorbike Tours in Vietnam. You have to carry things by yourself on bike, unless you book a support vehicle for your Motorcycle Tours Vietnam. If we have 2 nights in one place, you can use the laundry service anywhere we stay, your guide will arrange this for you.

Most riders bring a Camel Bag or similar to stay hydrated and also bring some electrolyte powder to be used on the water, sometimes simply for the taste.

We can provide you with Dry bags if you like, but you can also buy those in Hanoi or Saigon ( Ho Chi Minh City ) before your Motorbike Trips In Vietnam.

10. CAN I LEAVE MY LUGGAGE IN YOUR OFFICE OR HOTEL

Sure, any bags you want to leave at our Vietnam Motorcycle Tours office, It is free. Even on one-way rides through Vietnam, we can send luggage to your ending destination. For example, from Hanoi to Hoian, Nha Trang or Ho Chi Minh city or any other location in Vietnam. The luggage transfers though will cost some money. It mostly for your Ho Chi Minh Trail Motorbike Tours.

11. I HAVE FIXED DATES, BUT CANNOT FIND TOUR DEPARTURES?

Offraod Indochina – Vietnam Motorbike Tours is a specialist on tailor-made Motorbike Tours in Vietnam. Most of our requests come from couples, friends or clubs riding bikes through Vietnam. If you want to join a tour, please ask for so called open dates.  If you are 2 people but want to ride with others, we can offer the trip and date on the website for others to join in. I am sure that if 2 riders we can offer for you the Private Vietnam Motorbike Tours with good prices.

12. WHEN IS THE BEST TIME FOR MOTORBIKE RIDE IN VIETNAM

Others then guide books, we do not separate the year in high season or low season. Riding a Motorbike in Vietnam is special any time you come. Just prepare yourself for the difference in temperature, road condition and weather.

We prepare each request according to the season of the tour departure.

13. RAINY SEASON! CAN I RIDE A MOTORBIKE IN VIETNAM STILL?

Actually,…YES, of course, why not? This season, the green season with full of rice paddy views in Vietnam, brings so much fun and adventure you will otherwise miss out on. The green season is not rainy every day and all day. Especially the landscape has a completely different feel, colorful, smell if you get served some rain along the way…and routes will be adjusted by accessibility, of course. Just ask our team to give you advise, ideas and suggestions on the motorcycle routes for either season.

14. WHAT DO I EAT DURING OUR MOTORCYCLE TOURS IN VIETNAM?

Great asking! It will most likely be a lot of local Vietnamese foods. And certainly some very interesting food from your beginning of riding to the end of the motorbike trips Vietnam… Depending on your request, we can include or exclude meals on the tours. Vietnamese food has a wide range of specialties that you should try, but if you better stick to noodle soups and crackers, up to you.

If we ride motorcycle along Ho Chi Minh Trail, that is the chance to taste western food in Hue, Danang and Hoian. a tourist places.

Some of our Motorbike Tours in northern Vietnam involve staying in remote villages with no restaurants at all. Especially for these days we will arrange for a family to prepare a meal for us. It has so much fun, a chance to learn how to cook Vietnamese food and good chatting with the locals make your Vietnam Motorbike Adventure Tour more unforgettable.

15. HOW CAN I PAY FOR MY MOTORBIKING TOUR IN LAOS?

All our international payment is very secured. We ask for 30% of your total tour cost which you can pay by Online Secure Payment Link ( Through OnePay.vn ), Unlike the other Vietnam Motorbike Tour Organizers, you waste lots of time doing bank transfer. The remaining balance will collect when you are in Vietnam, sure on the first day of the tour.

16. CAN YOU BOOK A ROOM FOR US BEFORE AND AFTER THE RIDE?

Sure that! we can book the hotel for you for before and after your motorbike trip. The good hotel cost from 35 to 50 USD/ night with ABF. They are centrally located in the old quarters, near by shops, restaurants, lakes…etc. It is walking distance.

More questions feel free to drop us a line at: sales@offroadindochina.com. We are very happy to assist you.

Alan Chien

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