Sapa hill-tribe easy ride on bicycle
02 Days 01 Night
Hanoi – Lao Cai – Sapa - Muong Hoa Valley– Su Pan– Thanh Phu Village – Sin Chai Village (home stay) – Sin Chai B Village – Nam Nhiu Village- My Son Village – Ban Ho Village – Sapa – Lao Cai - Hanoi
On this trip, the ride takes you along Muong Hoa valley and then deep into Ban Ho valley, which is home to Tay. You will enjoy beautiful landscape, meet friendly local people and spend one night in red Dao family.
|Tour code: VSP16
Tour route: Hanoi – Lao Cai – Sapa – Muong Hoa Valley– Su Pan– Thanh Phu Village – Sin Chai Village (home stay) – Sin Chai B Village – Nam Nhiu Village- My Son Village – Ban Ho Village – Sapa – Lao Cai – Hanoi
Start: Hanoi (evening pick up at the hotel)
End: Hanoi (Morning at the hotel)
Tour duration: 02 Days 01 Night
Tour date: Daily
Activity level: Biking
Group size: Private tour
Day1: Hanoi – Night train to Lao Cai
08:00 Pick up at the lobby of the hotel in Hanoi transfer to Hanoi Railways Station for the night train to Lao Cai
Day 2: Sapa – Su Pan – Thanh Phu – Sin Chai B (6 hour cycling, 30km cycling)
Arriving in Lao Cai around 5:00 am, you are transferred to Sapa for freshing up and breakfast. And then we cycle downhill on a windy road, which goes along Muong Hoa valley. The valley is home to Black Hmong, Giay and Red Dao minorities. From the road you will have many opportunities to enjoy amazing scenery of mountains and rice paddy terraces as far as the eyes can see. After a short break in Su Pan, you will cycle downhill until you reach Thanh Phu village of Tay minority. Here you stop for lunch in a traditional Tay house.
After lunch, your ride will be mostly uphill; you head toward Sin Chai village of Red Dao minority. Where you will stay overnight in in a bamboo hut in the village.
Day 3: Sin Chai B – Nam Nhiu – My Son – Ban Ho – Sapa (3 hour cycling, 14km cycling)
Today’s ride will be a little softer. You will pass by some tinny villages. You can stop by a local school and give children some small gifts such as pens or books. You will also be able to meet Xa Pho minority, one of the smallest ethnic group, which cannot be found in other areas. You will pass by Thanh Phu and continue to Ban Ho.
In Ban Ho you will enjoy lunch in a local house. After lunch, you will take a short walk to the nearby river, where you will be able to have a swim. You can take a break and have a cup of tea in a Tay house before you get on a car for a journey back to Sapa.
Tour price in US $ per person
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Tour price include:
• Picks up, transfer & sighseeing as per program by A/C private car or minibus
• English speaking guide
• Entranced fees and permission
• Home stay
• Train tickets from Hanoi – Lao Cai – Hanoi (soft sleeper with air-condition)
• Two bottles of mineral water per person per day
• Entranced fees
• Good mountain bikes with helmets
Tour price excludes:
• Travel insurance
• Other personal expenses
What to take:
Pack essentials, including light comfortable clothes suitable for outdoor activities, and small day pack.
It is essential to bring your passort on this trip. We also recommend packing: personal articles, insect repellent, sun cream, raincoat, sun hat, torch..