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5 popular motorcycle holidays – Motorcycle Voyager Travel Insurance

Natasha Goldstein, 9th May 2020

There’s something unique about exploring a country by motorbike. Not only is it a self-guided form of transport, offering complete freedom as driving by car does, but it’s a much more visceral experience than driving a car, putting you at arms-length of the road and the elements.

So, Voyager Insurance have come up with their 5 popular motorcycle holidays around the world, to inspire you for your adventure motorcycle holiday.



vietnam motorcycle holidays

1) Ha Giang Loop - Vietnam

This 3 – 5 day loop in the highlands in the North of Vietnam bordering China is both an exhilarating ride and packed with stunning scenery.

While it is doable in 3 days, it is generally recommended by previous people who have done the tour to do it in 4 or 5 days with an additional day excursion, this trip can made to suit your time frame.

With some of Vietnam’s most dangerous roads, featuring hairpin bends, twisting mountain paths, a ‘sky path’ barely wider than the bike itself and much more, you won’t find this a boring ride, so it might just be as well to take your time doing it. What’s more, you can expect to see terraced rice paddies, lush mountains, waterfalls, the valley between the Vietnamese and Chinese border and tiny villages and towns. A great choice for a scenic motorcycle holiday.

You will also have the opportunity to stay at local homestays overnight and try traditional Northern Vietnamese Food and locally made rice wine.


Ireland motorcycle holidays

2) Wild Atlantic Way - Ireland

This is a 1,600-mile route passing through both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, down the length of the West Coast from Derry to Cork.

Expect to visit fantastic cities and towns including Derry, Galway, Limerick and Cork to name a few, as well as stunning scenery the entire length of the trip. Expect to be witness to cliffs, rolling hills, beaches, peninsulas, with opportunities to surf, hike, visit small coastal towns and Viking heritage and ancient monuments. Plus, incredible sunsets every night, as you’ll be making your way down the west coast.

You could even combine this with the Irish North Coast Drive, heading 130 miles north from Belfast, allowing you to see the Giant’s Causeway, Castles, Tievebulliagh mountain and Glenariff Forest Park.

A great choice for an adventure motorcycle holiday, that’s right on your doorstep.


colorado motorcycle holidays



3) Colorado Alpine Loop

This is a 65 mile loop of various tracks in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. Perfect for the adventurous, don’t expect well paved roads, but do expect an exciting ride and an incredible journey for off-road bikers.

The trails are only accessible in the summer months, and there is a lot to see other than the exciting trails and mountainous scenery. The trails are largely consisting of old mining roads, and thus are often a stone’s throw away from abandoned mines, railways and ghost towns to explore. Furthermore, there are stunning natural landscapes such as winding rivers, forests, lakes and natural hot springs.

An ideal choice for an off-road motorcycle holiday.





bolivia motorcycle holidays

4) Bolivia

Bolivia offers a range of road trips and motorcycle touring routes to suit whatever type of adventure you’re after. Rather than one set route or road, there is huge capacity to design your own trip using a motorcycle route planner around Bolivia to suit your time frame and your preferences, but whatever route you pick you’ll be in for an exciting journey packed with amazing things to see

For example, a route that sees it all is one starting in Cochabamba and ending in La Paz. With a combination of both dirt tracks and paved roads, the roads themselves will present challenge enough, not to mention Bolivia’s North Jungan Road – branded as the Most Dangerous Road in the world due to its winding nature, tiny width and directly next to a sheer drop.

Other sights include the Che Guevara Route, mountain roads, Amazon lowlands and the famous Bolivian Salt Flats. Along the way expect visit small towns, big cities, museums, incredible jungle scenery, mountains, mines and much more!

A Bolivian Bike Trip is not for the feint hearted, but is perfect for anyone looking for adventure!


colorado motorcycle holidays

5) Stelvio Pass - Italy

This is a 65 mile loop of various tracks in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. Perfect for the adventurous, don’t expect well paved roads, but do expect an exciting ride and an incredible journey for off-road bikers.

The Stelvio pass is the highest paved mountain pass in the Eastern Alps with the max altitude of the road reaching 2,757m above sea level, and the highest summit in the range in 3,905m above sea level!

You’ll be passing through glaciated mountains, World War One Trenches and significantly has 75 hairpins turns to keep you on your toes.

There are numerous stops at cafes and roadside stalls along the way to sustain you for your trip!

Combine this with the Gavia pass, offering a much quieter and less traffic heavy route, offering beautiful alpine views.

Get Insured with Motorcycle Voyager Travel Insurance

Don’t let your trip become ruined, and your financial security become jeopardised should something unexpected go wrong while you’re away! Voyager Motorcycle Insurance offers specialised travel insurance to suit motorcyclists.

Offering cancellation cover of up to £3,000 should you be unable to go on your trip, delay and departure cover, emergency medical expenses of up to £10,000,000 and more.

It also includes a number of specialised motorcycle policy benefits so that your travel insurance can cover you appropriately, in ways that standard travel insurance policies usually won’t.

This includes medical expenses incurred participating in a track event, additional motorcycle rental per 12 hours (if you are unable to return your hired bike due to medical emergency), expenses incurred due to your bike being unable to use for 8 hours or more, or if your motorcycle cannot be repaired prior to your return – such as bed and breakfast accommodation, hire of another vehicle, second class rail travel, and also specific belongings cover for your motorcycle apparel among much more.

TThis article is for information purposes only. It does not constitute advice in any way. The information provided here is correct at the time of writing however please check the latest policy wording here for the latest policy terms, conditions and exclusions.

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*Price based on purchasing Silver level of cover Single Trip in the United Kingdom.


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