SAPA BIKING IN INDIGENOUS LAND
The hilly ways even boost the imposing feeling made by huge mountain ranges, breath taking view of rice terraced valleys, the beauty of the local market of indigenous people.
Why this tours?
- Enjoy most magnificent mountain scenery.
- Take deep emergence into the indigenous culture and life in Northwest Vietnam.
- Visit the colorful hill tribes Sunday market.
- Start in Sapa and finish in Sapa with help of train transfer from Hanoi.
- Total days: 3 days 4 nights
- Bikes provided
- Group size: max 10
- Cycling length per day: from 30 to 50 km
- USD 255 per person for group from 4 (please contact for individual booking)
- It’s best to cycle from September to December and March to June
DAY 0: Hanoi – Sapa: night train
DAY 1: Sapa – Binh Lu – Sapa : Heaven’s Gate, Silver Waterfall, Tram Ton Pass, Binh Lu town
DAY 2: Sapa – BacHa – Sapa: Bac Ha Sunday Market,
DAY 3: Sapa – Muong Hoa valey – Sapa – Hanoi: Lao Chai, Ta Van and Ban Ho villages , Lavie waterfall, night train Hanoi
Itinerary of SAPA BIKING 3 DAYS 4 NIGHTS WITH TRAIN FROM HANOI
DAY 1: Lao cai – Sa Pa – Binh Lu – Sapa
As arriving Lao Cai train station early in the morning, meet our cycling guide and get a bus transfer to Sapa. Have breakfast, put on cycling gears and start the Sapa biking by cyling uphill around 15km from Sa Pa to Heaven’s Gate (bus pick up to top is an option). Enjoy the great view at Silver Waterfall, then make 3 km cycling over the Tram Ton Pass with the spectacular view of the highest pass in Indochina (2047 m above sea level). Change the flavor of cycling by going downhill to Binh Lu where is home of many hill tribes including Thai, Dzao, Red H’Mong, Lu, Dzay. After having lunch, make a cycling around 7km to a visit a village of Thai ethnic people then explore the Fairy Mountain Cave before getting on the bus for a transfer back to Sa Pa.
DAY 2. Sapa – Market – Sapa
Depend on the day of the week, we can have a visit to Can Cau or Bac Ha market. Have a transfer around 1 hour then biking on asphalt road to the market. That’s an amazing place with colorful mosaic of many ethnic group clothes, animal exchanging and bartering, local food and whisky with happy time, the sound of bartering with all kind of local vegetables and fruits, etc. have a fre walking into the market and spend every sense of your body to enjoy it. In the afternoon, cyling to visit a Flower Hmong ethnic village before get a transfer back to Sapa for overnight.
DAY 3: Sapa – Muong Hoa Valley – Sapa – Lao cai train
Enjoy breakfast with great view to hills and mountain from the restaurant. Make a cycling from hotel into the surrounding valleys, to the villages of Lao Chai and Ta Van village. Stop en route some place for picturing and talking to the local people who are working on their fields. Cycling further to Ban Ho where hosts the Tay people and we can spend time to see the daily life of these indigenous people in their stilt house and on their terraced rice fields.
Finish the biking by a walk to a water fall, have a swim or free exploration, enjoy lunch then get transfer back to Sapa, and to Lao Cai for an overnight train to Hanoi.
End of Sapa biking 3 days.
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You can also continue on one of our tour extensions