Originally Posted by ecan
That sounds awesome!
Right now I have a quote of $800 for a fully guided trip from Hanoi to Sapa with the train ride home - includes hotels, meals, train ticket, bike and gas. Do you think I should go for this or I am better off on my own?
If it's private tour with guide ( group of 1 pax), you have to pay at least 1 200$ for tour company, includes guide, meals, train ( sleep bed in cabin of 4 people), dirt bike 250cc and gas.
If you use semi- auto motorcycle, it's cheaper
However, the 800$ is good deal for you.