Explore the best of Indochina - China Vietnam Laos 15 Days

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    This 15 day tour explores the majestic mountainous regions of three magical countries - China, Vietnam and Laos. YUNNAN China is where we start the tour, Yunnan is definitely one of the most ethnically fascinating and scenically stunning provinces in all of China. Home to 25 of China's minority groups and over half of all China's plant and animal species. Our adventure tour will take you to Vietnam, where our second country's adventure begins, Vietnam is the land of stunningly varied landscapes - shimmering rice fields, mysterious jungles, and radiant beaches - compose Vietnam's postcards, but the northwestern region is home to spectacular mountains and valleys, as well as the fascinating hill station of Sapa, a colonial retreat created by the French where mountains dip to valleys, discover a bewildering number of minority tribes, most of whom retain unique traditions. Named Montagnards, or mountain people by the French. These colourful folk still live as they have for centuries, forging a life high in the mountains. Easily distinguished by their brilliant tribal costumes, the Hmong, Dai and Tsao are the most conspicuous of the hundreds of ethnic groups in the region. We will visit the capital city of Vietnam Hanoi, the magical city full of activities and ancient lifestyles. We will cross into mountainous Laos and will see the local life is mainly agrarian, with bamboo huts clustered together to form small villages that are home to a rich mixture of ethnic groups. Riding in Laos is like witnessing a country emerging from a time capsule. Isolated from Asia's tourist phenomena until recently, Laotians retain a rare innocence and charm. More than that, the country maintains the most pure of all the Southeast Asian cultures in the region. For these reasons, Laos is considered fondly Southeast Asia's Shangri La, the earthly paradise. The mountain scenery on this tour is nothing short of spectacular and we will finish in Luang Prabang, one of the most atmospheric cities in Asia. With its faded French colonial elegance, Luang Prabang is a wonderful place to rest and explore. After a rest day in Luangprabang, we head north again and back to China and spend a night in Jinghong. We return to Kunming to celebrate our three countries adventure. 

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    Brief itinerary


    Day 1  Arrive in Kunming, the capital city of Yunnan. 



    Day 2  
    Kunming to Mengzi, visit Stone Forest, UNESCO world Heritage (330KM)



    Day 3  
    Mengzi to to Sapa, border crossing to Vietnam, ride to Sapa.(280KM)



    Day 4
      Sapa to Nghia Lo (216KM)



    Day 5 
     Nghia Lo to Hanoi ( 195 KM)



    Day 6
      Hanoi rest day



    Day 7
      Hanoi to MaiChau (150km)



    Day 8
      MaiChau to Xam Neua, cross the border to Laos  (233KM)



    Day 9
      Xam Neua to Phonsavan (245KM)



    Day 10
      Phonsavan to Luangprabang. ( 265KM)



    Day 11
      Luangprabang Rest Day



    Day 12 
    Luangprabang to Oudomxay  ( 200KM)



    Day 13  
    Ride back to China, border formalities and we ride to Jing Hong.(275KM)



    Day 14
    Jing Hong to Kunming (550KM)



    Day 15 
    Kunming, Trip ends after breakfast



     

    2017 date:  Nov. 19 - Dec. 3, 2018 date: Feb. 25 - Mar. 11

     

    Tour price per person (USD) 

    Rider (4-5 pax)

    Rider (6-8 pax)

    Single room Suppl.

    Pillion rider

    4150

    3950

    600

    1300


     

    INCLUDED IN THE TOUR PRICE:
    --All breakfasts and Dinners
    --Motorcycle rental with unlimited mileage and fuel
    --Motorcycle pannier bags or boxes for your luggage
    --All overnights in hotels and guesthouses (double occupancy)
    --Third party liability insurance for motorcycles and First Aid Kit
    --Tour information of destinations & safe riding in China
    --Entry fee to parks and monasteries, old towns
    --Tour guide on motorcycle

     

    SERVICES NOT INCLUDED:

    --Lunches and bottled drinks
    --All services not mentioned and all items of a personal nature
    --Tipping or gratuities to guides and drivers
    --Mandatory international travel insurance
    --Excursions other than those specified in trips
    --Extra cost if  tour is delayed or changed due to reasons beyond control

     


    Jh600cc (seat height 830mm) XY400cc (seat height 860mm)
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GROUP SIZE

Minimum 4 participants

START/FINISH

Kunming/Kunming

DURATION

15 days

TRIP GRADE

Intermediate  

ROUTE

Total distance 3482KM, daily rides 150-460 km. Mostly on asphalt roads, highways and national roads.

ACCOMMODATION

Fine Hotels and boutique guesthouses

HIGHLIGHTS

Explore Indochina, Stone Forest, Sapa village, Hanoi, Maichau village, hill tribes, Oudomxay Nam Ou river, Luangprabang, Laos, Jinghong city

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