Go Back   Horizons Unlimited - The HUBB > Regional Forums > Southern Asia

Southern Asia Topics specific to Southern Asia, from Iran and Armenia east through Pakistan and India to China / Vietnam / Indonesia.
Contact Overland Solutions for all your custom modifications and setup for overland travel.

Motorcycle travel in Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan, India...

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 30 Aug 2013
NearlyHomelessNick's Avatar
Contributing Member
HUBB regular
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Germany
Posts: 98
Hong Kong to Vietnam overland

I'm joining forces with a small group overlanding through China to end in HK. There we split up, my plans were then to explore more of SE asia, ie

Vietnam Cambodia Laos and hopefully Myanmar. I'd overlooked restrictions on big bikes, my Africa Twin 750. Can anyone point me in the right direction.


Need to know if it's possible taking a 750 over the border into Vietnam ect
and before I'm told to google it tried that and just get conflicting stories.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 31 Aug 2013
Snakeboy's Avatar
Registered Users
Veteran HUBBer
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Oslo - Norway
Posts: 114
Laos and Cambodia should be straight forward. And Laos is a beautiful country to travel by motorbike in by the way. (my personal point of view......)

Vietnam is tricky. There has been a few reports that bordercrossing on big bikes from Laos has been possible in this thread: http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hub...crossing-59059
but is has been quiet for a while there. There is only one of the 7 border crossings between Laos and Vietnam that this have been possible and you have to return through the same border crossing.

Myanmar - well its constantly changing nowadays. But its possible to travel there by bike but you probably need to organise the tour with a Company and thus it will cost some $/€...
__________________
In the end everything will be fine. If its not fine its not the end....
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 31 Aug 2013
NearlyHomelessNick's Avatar
Contributing Member
HUBB regular
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Germany
Posts: 98
Paying for guide through china will be expensive but I'm sure the experience will be worth it. I'd love to be able to get to India overland hence Myanmar on the list....wait and see.
Now my concern is getting from Hong Kong to Vietnam or at least Cambodia Laos Thailand

Would just like to cover as much overland as possible

Africa Twin RD04
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 Registered Users and/or Members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Vietnam 2012: “Ten toi la Momi »...made in Italy ! momi20 Ride Tales 36 30 Aug 2013 11:33
Buying a Bike in Hong Kong and traveling S/E Asia Esquire Southern Asia 1 11 Jun 2013 08:50
Hong Kong based, and wanting to drive out of here yellow 4WD for Sale / Wanted 1 13 Nov 2012 15:47
Hong Kong to Kazakhstan AQ77 Trip Transport 3 25 Apr 2012 03:47
Laos - Hong Kong wing-jan Travellers Seeking Travellers 0 9 Feb 2012 13:14

 
 



Renedian Adventures

HU DVD Summer Special!

Now that summer is here, get On the Road! Take 30% off the Achievable Dream - On the Road! 2-DVD set until August 31 only. Get On the Road! Learn the tips to staying healthy, happy and secure on your motorcycle adventure!

Our veteran travellers share their tips (and great stories) for staying healthy, happy and secure on your motorcycle adventure.

"A fantastic, informative and inspirational DVD."

"It's brilliant - thank you very much!"

Check it out at the HU Store! Remember to use Coupon Code 'ONTHEROAD' on your order when you checkout.

What others say about HU...

"I just wanted to say thanks for doing this and sharing so much with the rest of us." Dave, USA

"Your website is a mecca of valuable information and the DVD series is informative, entertaining, and inspiring! The new look of the website is very impressive, updated and catchy. Thank you so very much!" Jennifer, Canada

"...Great site. Keep up the good work." Murray and Carmen, Australia

"We just finished a 7 month 22,000+ mile scouting trip from Alaska to the bottom of Chile and I can't tell you how many times we referred to your site for help. From how to adjust your valves, to where to stay in the back country of Peru. Horizons Unlimited was a key player in our success. Motorcycle enthusiasts from around the world are in debt to your services." Alaska Riders

contest pic

10th Annual HU Travellers Photo Contest is on now! This is an opportunity for YOU to show us your best photos and win prizes!

NEW! HU 2014 Adventure Travel T-shirts! are now available in several colors! Be the first kid on your block to have them! New lower prices on synths!

HU 2014 T-shirts now in!

Check out the new Gildan Performance cotton-feel t-shirt - 100% poly, feels like soft cotton!


What turns you on to motorcycle travel?


Global Rescue, WORLDwide evacuation services for EVERYONE

Global Rescue is the premier provider of medical, security and evacuation services worldwide and is the only company that will come to you, wherever you are, and evacuate you to your home hospital of choice. Additionally, Global Rescue places no restrictions on country of citizenship - all nationalities are eligible to sign-up!


New to Horizons Unlimited?

New to motorcycle travelling? New to the HU site? Confused? Too many options? It's really very simple - just 4 easy steps!

Horizons Unlimited was founded in 1997 by Grant and Susan Johnson following their journey around the world on a BMW R80 G/S motorcycle.

Susan and Grant Johnson Read more about Grant & Susan's story

Membership - help keep us going!

Horizons Unlimited is not a big multi-national company, just two people who love motorcycle travel and have grown what started as a hobby in 1997 into a full time job (usually 8-10 hours per day and 7 days a week) and a labour of love. To keep it going and a roof over our heads, we run events (22 this year!); we sell inspirational and informative DVDs; we have a few selected advertisers; and we make a small amount from memberships.

You don't have to be a Member to come to an HU meeting, access the website, the HUBB or to receive the e-zine. What you get for your membership contribution is our sincere gratitude, good karma and knowing that you're helping to keep the motorcycle travel dream alive. Contributing Members and Gold Members do get additional features on the HUBB. Here's a list of all the Member benefits on the HUBB.


Books & DVDs

amazon

All the best travel books and videos listed and often reviewed on HU's famous Books page. Check it out and get great travel books from all over the world.


Motorcycle Express for shipping and insurance!

Motorcycle Express

MC Air Shipping, (uncrated) USA / Canada / Europe and other areas. Be sure to say "Horizons Unlimited" to get your $25 discount on Shipping!
Insurance - see: For foreigners traveling in US and Canada and for Americans and Canadians traveling in other countries, then mail it to MC Express and get your HU $15 discount!




All times are GMT +1. The time now is 01:04.