Road trip from Hanoi - Sapa; advice needed!
10th February, 2009
My travel partner and I are planning a road trip from Hanoi to Sapa on a Minsk bike in the first week of March. We need advice on the following points from veterans of motorbike pilgrimages!
Are guides essential? How much do they cost on average? Where can we get them?
We'll be following closely to this guy's trip - http://kiwinhanoi.blogspot.com/2005/09/hanoi-to-sapa-by-motorbike_19.html Any other alternative recommendations?
We're not vaccinated for Hep A, typhoid and so on. Will this be a concern while staying in rural villages? Should we bring medication such as iodine tablets for water purification?
I only have the basics of riding taught by friends. No regular riding experience. Is this enough?
Other important things to note? Any advice will be greatly appreciated!
#1 Posted: 20/2/2009 - 10:05
Add your reply
You need to be logged in to add a reply.
Not a member? you can join here.
|Possibly related discussions||Replies||Views||Latest reply|
|Current conditions and tips for the SaPa to Laung Prabang road/river trip ...||8||2828||5 Dec 2009|
|Motor Biking Hanoi to Sapa...in Hanoi 8/2/11, will start trip any time after that. Any Takers? ...||1||1917||13 Feb 2011|
|Trip Advice Needed ...||3||1638||13 Mar 2012|
|Trip planning advice needed ...||10||2681||19 Jan 2009|
|4 Month Trip..Advice Needed ...||2||2605||6 May 2012|
|Advice needed on SE Asia trip ...||6||2700||6 Feb 2013|
|Last minute advice for trip needed ...||14||3000||23 Jul 2011|
|Hello! Advice needed :) 3 month trip. ...||6||1466||21 Jan 2013|
|3-4 week trip - first timer advice needed! ...||5||1528||21 Apr 2014|
|Advice needed about trip length / plans ...||4||2018||16 Jun 2010|