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Motorbike Hire

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Motorbike Hire

Hello, l will be arriving in Laos from end May/early June 2016. I would like to hire a motorbike in Luang Namtha and travel to Vientiane. Can annybody please provide information on hiring the Honda 250 Baja or similar type bike based on a daily rate and weekly rate? Also, does anybody know if it is possible to pick up and drop off at different locations? I'm hoping to hire for approx. 10 days and would like to end in Vientiane. Thank you very much.

Kyoto, Japan
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1. Re: Motorbike Hire

I don't want to be pessimistic, but I am afraid that dropping off at a different city will be impossible. Also you have to be careful because you may not be allowed to go out of the province with your motorbike. When I was there I found two neighboring shops on the main road but those guys did not speak a word of English. I found another rental place near Zuela guesthouse (they are probably connected); at least the manager of Zuela speaks English there.

Vientiane, Laos
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2. Re: Motorbike Hire

For a Luang Namtha pickup your only hope would be to contact Green Discovery


They used to do one-way motorbike rentals (at a price) and have an office in Luang Namtha. Not sure about now. Otherwise, none of the small businesses renting motorbikes in LN offer a one-way rental.

Jules classic rentals offer Vientiane pickup with dropoff in Luang Prabag, Vang Vieng or Pakse but not L.Namtha.


These are the only 2 companies that have/do offer one way bike rentals between towns that I know of.

Edited: 14 February 2016, 16:16
Brisbane, Australia
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3. Re: Motorbike Hire

You're of a stronger character than me if you want to take on those bends and trucks on a bike. We saw many trucks and bikes that had been forced over the side of the hill and down the drop. Didn't see any bikes better than mopeds in LN.

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