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NORTHEAST VIETNAM MOTORBIKE TOUR TO HA GIANG - The Roads out The World

Vietnam Motorbike Tour to Ha Giang via Bac Ha, Ba Be, Thac Ba, Dong Van is the most popular northeast vietnam motorbike tour for riders to taste the best scenery and local culture

**Day 1: Vietnam Motorbike Tour to Ha Giang via Bac Ha, Ba Be: Hanoi motorbike tours to Thac Ba Lake – Vu Linh **

This morning we will spend 30 minutes for the guide to do briefing

Vietnam Motorbike Tour to Ha Giang via Bac Ha, Ba Be about the trip and how to ride in Vietnam also to get used to with the bike before we start our trip to Thac Ba Lake which has an area of 23,400 ha and 1,331 islands and hills with diverse ecological environments.
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The water in the lake is blue and clear, and imprinted with the reflections of the surrounding ancient forest. On arrival to Vu Linh ethnic village of Dao minority by the side of the lake, it is your time to do leisure walk to explore this beautiful village and people life.

Tonight, the welcome is exceptional with a lot of local rice-wine from the hosts is surely one of the highlights of the trip. Overnight in homestay.

Meals: Dinner

Distance: 180 km, 6 hours riding

Day 2: Vietnam Motorbike Tour to Ha Giang via Bac Ha, Ba Be: Vu Linh motorbiking towards Bac Ha

Beautiful ride today along Thac Ba lake, during your way, you will have chances to visit many roadside ethnic villages and markets. Continue to Bac Ha for overnight in a guesthouse.

Distance: 180 km, 6 hours riding

Day 3: Vietnam Motorbike Tour to Ha Giang via Bac Ha, Ba Be: Bac Ha riding to Ha Giang via Hoang Su Phi

This morning, visit lively and colorful market in Bac Ha, one of the most interesting ethnic markets in Vietnam and possibly everywhere in South East Asia: “Sunday is market day in Bac Ha, which is the occasion for the various local ethnies to gather in huge crowds to exchange the last news, gossip, shop, and eat a copious lunch. It was visibly a festive. Contimue our trip to Ha Giang via Xin Ma and Hoang Su Phi. The road is very beautiful with many curves. Overnight in Ha Giang.
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Rice terrace of Hoang Su Phi: an upland district of Ha Giang Province, it takes around 100km by bus from the center of Ha Giang to Hoang Su Phi. recognized as National Heritage in 2012, Hoang Su Phi terraced rice fields is an ideal destination for sightseeing as well as photographers.

Region: Northeast

Capital: Ha Giang

Area total: 7 914,9 km²

Population: 771 200 (2013)

O/N at hotel in Ha Giang city.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Distance: 200 km, 6 hours riding

Day 4 : Vietnam Motorbike Tour to Ha Giang via Bac Ha, Ba Be: Ha Giang motorbike trips to Dong Van

Vietnam Motorbike Tour to Ha Giang via Bac Ha, Ba Be
VIETNAM MOTORBIKE TOUR TO HA GIANG VIA BAC HA, BA BE

Today ride must be highlights of the trip and one of the most beautiful parts for doing Vietnam Motorcyle Tours as we will visit one of the most remote land in Vietnam where are special with many ethnic groups with their unique cultures and imposing mountains – the “Heaven Gate” in Quan Ba, Rock Plateau and the Vuong palace in Dong Van. Overnight in Dong Van.

O/N at Khai Hoan hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Distance: 145 km, 5 hours riding
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Quan Ba Heaven Gate: about 1,500m above sea level , this is the entrance of Dong Van Plateau. The road to Quan Ba Heaven gate is winding, twisty crossing limestone mountains. From the top of the Heaven Gate, you could look down across a large valley of unending terraced fields, displaying a charming beauty like a paradise dimly visible through the clouds.

• Dong Van Plateau: Situated north of Ha Giang, near the Sino-Vietnamese border, this plateau is covered by karst mountains. Dong Van is an ideal place for trekking and mountain climbing, where grandiose mountains may challenge your spirit for real. In return, breathtaking landscapes, meetings with local ethnic minorities and learn from their life’s stories are nowhere can be found in the world.

• Hmong King Palace: located in Xa Phin Village of Dong Van District, which is around 24km away from the district’s centre. With an area of 1120 m2, this edifice was built in the early twentieth century in the form of the letter 王 (meaning “king” in English). This is not only a historical relic but also a fabulous architectural landmark of local ethnic groups. This edifice is also a destination always interested many visitors.

• Dong Van Old Town: located in the middle of valley surrounded by rocks. The quarter is formed form the early 20th century, only has a few families of the H’mong, Tay and Chinese, gradually, more and more other local residents find it. The oldest house is the house of Luong family built since 1860. The common architecture here is the two-story house and yin and yang roofs. The lifestyle and daily life of ethnic people such as: Kinh, Tay, Mong, Hoa… is very impressive.

Day 5: Vietnam Motorbike Tour to Ha Giang via Bac Ha, Ba Be: Motorcycle tour Dong Van to Bao Lac

After the breakfast, let spend your time to visit Dong Van street and if it falls on Sunday, you will have great opportunity to visit the weekly market of Dong Van where gathers many ethnic groups and their local products. The market is like a festival for the local to enjoy the time with friends, talking, drinking…Continue to Bao Lac via Meo Vac and the highlight will be the conquering the Ma Phi Leng pass. Upon arrival, check in and stay in a guesthouse in Bao Lac.

Ma Pi Leng Pass: The road is quite difficult but a stop in this pass will have a panoramic overview of the province. Scenery in Ma Pi Leng pass is unique with majestic and wild beauty. Looking to the north and northeast, thousands of gray mountains concatenate to the horizon. Over the Ma Pi Leng, there has a mountain with 2.000 meters height located on the ‘Happiness’ road connecting Ha Giang, Dong Van and Meo Vac town.

• Meo Vac Town: lies snugly in a smallish valley surrounded by rocky mountain. The journey here along the spectacular Mai Pi Leng Pass, about twenty kilometers from Dong Van, is the main attraction. There are different ethnic minorities groups living in Meo Vac including the H’mong, the Kinh, Tay, Dao, etc. Most ethnic groups have maintained their culture untouched from the outside world.

O/N at Thuy Duong hotel in Bao Lac, Cao Bang
Add: Khu 1 thi tran Bao Lac, Cao Bang

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Distance: 100 km, 4 hours riding

Day 6: Vietnam Motorbike Tour to Ha Giang via Bac Ha, Ba Be: Bao Lac motorcycle tours to Ba Be Lake via Meo Vac Town

Today we continue to Babe lake & national park where the landscape is amazing.

Ba Bể Lake (Vietnamese: HồBa Bể, Ba Bể meaning “Three Lakes” in the local Tay language) is the largest natural fresh water lake, stretching about 8 kilometers in the north-south direction. The surface area of the lake fluctuates between 3 and 5 km2 between dry and wet season. Unlike many lakes in Karst limestone areas,

Ba Bê Lake never falls dry. Its average depth varies between 17 and 23 meters, the maximum depth is 35 meters. The lake lies about 150 meters above sea level, making it also Vietnam’s highest. The name “Three Lakes” refers to the three parts of the lake named Pe Leng, Pe Lu, and Pe Lam. All these three parts are connected into a single continuous body of water, however.

O/N at Hoang Nguyen homestay
Add: Pác Ngòi, Ba Be, Bac Kan

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Distance: 150 km

Day 7 : Vietnam Motorbike Tour to Ha Giang via Bac Ha, Ba Be: Ba Be Lake motorbiking back to Hanoi

This morning, ride back to our office and get transferred to your hotel. We hope that you have enjoyed your Vietnam Motorbike Tour with us and look forward to welcoming your next Vietnam motorcycle Tours.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Distance: 230 km, 7 hours riding

U can view on youtube : https://youtu.be/S6usqprW6W8 or website : http://vietnammotorbiketour.co.uk

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Module 1 Advice

First thing;

Relax. I can't stress this enough, if you're grabbing the bars tight, you won't be able to turn or maneuver the bike safely.

Secondly, as others have said, for the figure 8, you can use as much space as you need, but as long as the crossover is between the two cones.

For slalom, keep the revs up and use the back brake.

With the avoidance & emergency stop. I used to enter the turn at 15mph, in second and then crank the throttle whilst counting 1..2..3 before doing the job.

You'll be on aircraft grade tarmac, so the bike will stop rather quickly.

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@BadHabits6882 sv650 is a great first big bike, it's not really small and has enough power. You'd need to sit on one first to see how comfortable you are

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And what have Ducati Customer Service had to say about this? I assume you have been in contact with them regularly.

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