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Back in 2004/2005 a friend of mine successfully sent a car by rail from Toronto to Vancouver and then back a few months later. There was a company dealing specifically with shipping cars that arranged this, there were a lot of restrictions (e.g. you can have absolutely nothing in the car), but it was possible. I'd imagine there's probably something like this ...
Your only requirement is the Carnet de Passage. This is sometimes confused with the triptych (but they are not the same thing). You would have had one already since you are already on your trip. Motor vehicle insurance is not mandatory in Pakistan.
I ended up taking the QL12 national road followed by the QL4D national road as researched before. I was hoping to do that journey by bus by putting the motorbike in the bus (yes they do it usually!) & get some rest in the bus. But they did not want to do it, so had to ride again & for a tougher ride this time. The road was really bad. It was very ...
I ended up taking the QL6 national road followed by the Quốc lộ 279 national road. It took around 5h in total. Other resources I bumped into a Spanish blog having an article about the Son La to Dien Bien Phu route. The nice part is, they shared the GPS tracking for the journey at the bottom of the article. You can also directly find this "Son La to Dien ...
Here is my input after doing it myself. It's completely doable, the ride is just fine. It takes a total of around 5h: about 4h ride, plus 1h for stops on the way (going to toilet & taking pics). I took the QL6 national road.
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