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Explore Indochina

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27 Hang Trong, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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Awesome adventure

Spent 5 days on the bikes from Hanoi to Lao Cai. I couldn't recommend this highly enough. Hawk and... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
Ryan K
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London, United Kingdom
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10 day border crawl

Amazing trip! From the moment I got in touch with Tony to organise a trip for my husband and I... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
Judy B
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Explore Indochina is the premier motorcycle tour operator in Vietnam. Our team has been exploring the northern mountains of Vietnam and the Ho Chi Minh Trail on both sides of the Vietnam-Laos border for 22 years. We offer classic tours on vintage motorcycles. We trained the rest, ride with the best!
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27 Hang Trong, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam

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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Spent 5 days on the bikes from Hanoi to Lao Cai. I couldn't recommend this highly enough. Hawk and the crew were excellent guides and made sure we had a great time. This is a very professional tour company with well maintained bikes and great...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Amazing trip! From the moment I got in touch with Tony to organise a trip for my husband and I everything was done for us. The trip was designed round what we wanted, dates and our ability. Thuy also really helpful sorting everything else surrounding...More

1  Thank Judy B
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Digby G, Guest Relations Manager at Explore Indochina, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2017

Thanks for taking the time to say such nice things about the tour Judy and really happy we were able to put together a route that was just what you wanted.

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Totally awesome week from Hanoi to Lai Cai with 9 mates from New Zealand. A big thanks to Hawk, Long & crew who were fantastic guides who had everything covered and showed us some stunning sites along the way. 5 days on the 125 Minsk...More

1  Thank Sharkonz
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Digby G, Public Relations Manager at Explore Indochina, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Cheers mate glad you enjoyed it! Those Minsks you rode will be on a BBC show in October called "No Limits" so keep an eye out for it.

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Reviewed 30 August 2017

Epic 5 day trip. From the nerve racking departure out of Hanoi's busy traffic into the countryside and hills, staying a night in traditional vietnamese 'stilt' house, beautiful countryside, partying in Phu Yen & Sapa, and finishing with no crashes - couldn't ask for more

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Digby G, Guest Relations Manager at Explore Indochina, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Cheers Ben, it really is a wonderful part of the world out here!

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Reviewed 6 August 2017

My wife and I finished watching the Top Gear UK: Vietnam Special (for the 100+ time) and said to each other, “We should do something like this.” Google quickly showed us Explore Indochina results since this was the company behind the logistics for that episode....More

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Thuy D, Manager at Explore Indochina, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Hi Justin, Thanks for choosing us for your motorbike adventure. Great to know that you and your wife had a great time exploring Vietnam. Motorbike adventures are simply the best way to see this fantastic country! We look forward to having you to have another...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2017

This adventure was more than a motorbike trip, of our group of 12, 5 rode the Urals with 2 full time pillions, the balance of wives/partners and friends traveled in the Jeep or air conditioned 4 wheel drive with a transit van carrying our luggage....More

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Thuy D, Manager at Explore Indochina, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Hi Danny, It was very pleasant to met you, your wife and your friends. Thank you very much for having us the opportunity to show you a little taste of how wonderful Vietnam is. We're very pleased to know that you all enjoyed the trip...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Our group was 13 in total all friends from Australia majority with our wives, who may i add were a bit dubious about the whole thing we had a blast. Our guide Mr Long was supper knowledgable about all the different route options some times...More

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Thuy D, Manager at Explore Indochina, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Hi Neville, Thank you very much to have joined the motorbike adventure with us. And thanks for having us the opportunity to show you the scenery and the culture of Vietnam. We are happy that you had a great experience. You’re always welcome back to...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2017

I have left reviews on Facebook and Google but i can't offer enough support for this amazing Team. The trip they gave us was a once in a lifetime opportunity and we appreciate everything they organised to make our journey as comfortable but as authentic...More

2  Thank steveL1395JZ
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Digby G, Guest Relations Manager at Explore Indochina, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Hah, I bet you thought I would never respond! Thanks for all your kind words and help with business improvement. The BBC shoot was a lot of fun so I'll keep you posted once its aired.

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Reviewed 30 April 2017

12 days of riding on vintage russian 125cc bikes from the north Vietnamese border with China winding south almost 2000 kms to Hoi An. This has to go down as the best holiday ever. Vietnam never failed to amaze us on a daily basis. The...More

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Digby G, Guest Relations Manager at Explore Indochina, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thanks Jules for your kind words! That ride combines the best of both worlds, and you guys nailed it!

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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Amazing. Just, totally amazing. From the moment the trip started to the moment it ended (sadly) 12 days later. An overnight train from Hanoi to the Chinese boarder, with our 50 yr old Russian Minsk steeds in the cargo, was to be the start of...More

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The great thing about Explore Indochina is that they tailor every day to the abilities of the riders. My friend and I had very little offroad experience but had a blast on one of the north Vietnam tours. Because we were game... More
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