The cost from USD 960 per person
• Countries visited: Vietnam
• Total cycling distance: Approx 315km
• Destinations: Hanoi -Lao cai- Sapa -Tram Ton Pass – Binh Lu – Lai Chai – Nam Loong – Seo Lang – Sin Ho-Mo village – Chan Nua – Phieng Ban – Muong Lay – Muong Cha – Dien Bien Phu
Sapa is a favorite attraction more and more visitors like to visit in their holiday. Sapa is located in northern Vietnam which closes to the border with China. Spa is the beautiful town with a range of spectacular mountains. Sapa is well-known for its rich cultural diversity as well as fine, rugged scenery. Coming to Sapa, no one can hold their breath when seeing this incredible picturesque town which located in the Hoang Lien Son mountain range. Sapa and its surrounding have a number of hill tribes, lush vegetation, rice terraces and Fansipan. Sapa has become the hotspot that attracts more and more tourists annually. Pouring your money on Sapa cycling tour, you can find it is worthy discovery. You can ride and trek to explore the surrounding countryside, visit many ethnic minorities and wander the Sapa’s market. There are many ethnic minorities living in and around Spa, including H’mong, Dao, Tay, Giay, Muong, Hoa, Thai, and Xa Pho.
Cycling Sapa, It is great to experience four seasons in one day. Winter appears in the early morning, spring after sunrise. In the afternoon, it will be summer. And at night, you need to wear more clothes due to cold winter. If you want to go to Sapa in winter, it is important to keep in mind that winter in Sapa is wet, invariably cold and foggy while the streets are very slippery and muddy. Hotels in Sapa may not have enough heating. Therefore, you should prepare warm clothes carefully.
There are many places for you to visit in Sapa by bicycle or walking. It includes Ham Rong resort, various beautiful gardens, viewpoints, ethnic minority dance performance areas and restaurants which serve a variety of delicious foods. If you have time, you should see the “Sapa Culture Museum” where you can know more about Sapa history as well as the costumes & traditions of the Ethnic minority groups living in Sapa. Spa also has the various colonial buildings that left by the French colonialists. Walking in the mountains, you can see many hill tribes like the Red Dao tribe.
Travelling with the bike and seeing the stunning mountainous landscape are the great experience. Coming to Cycling and Vietnam cylcing from Hanoi to Sapa and Dien Bien Phu, you can cycle pass through the rice paddy fields as well as remote picturesque villages. You can take many beautiful and surprising pictures on your biking paths. On the last day, we will reach to Dien Bien Phu, the historically famous town.
Vietnam Cycling Tour is the local cycling company in Vietnam not only providing the biking tour in Vietnam but also arranges the cycling adventure tour in Indochina region: Vietnam – Cambodia & Laos. Vietnam cycling tour from Hanoi to Sapa and Dien Bien Phu is the cycling tour that we can do more cycle tour to Laos by crossing the border Vietnam – Laos and finish cycling tour in Luang prabang. It is the best Multi – country cycling holiday Vietnam – Laos.
• Day 1: Arrive Hanoi – Overnight train to Lao Cai
• Day 2: Sapa – Suoi Ho – Ma Tra – Ta Phin – Mong Sen – Sau Chua – Hang Da – Hau Chu Ngai – Giang Ta Chai – Sapa ( cycling 45 km)
• Day 3: Sapa – Tram Ton Pass – Binh Lu – Lai Chai (cycling 75 )
• Day 4: Lai Chai – Nam Loong – Seo Lang – Sin Ho ( Cycling 57 km)
• Day 5: Sin Ho – Mo village – Chan Nua – Phieng Ban – Muong Lay (Cycling 58 km)
• Day 6: Muong Lay – Muong Cha – Dien Bien Phu ( 80 km)
• Day 7: Dien Bien Phu city – Ha Noi
|Tour Cost||960 US$ per person (group 2 people)|
|Surcharge Bike Hire||70US$|
|Total Cycling Distance||315 kilometers|
|Number of Days||07 days 06 nights|
|Number of Cycling Days||05 days|
|Roads for cycling||Countryside roads, pave roads & rural roads,mountain pass, mountain road, uphill & Downhill, quite road and less traffic|
|Group Size||Minimum 2.Maximum 16.|
|Accommodation 06 nights||Hotel 3 star, mini hotel and home stay + 1 night on the train|
|Vehicle Support||Support van including spare part, cool box and back up service|
|Snacks provide cycling daily||Snacks, local fruits and bottled water during the tour|
|Meal||Included ( breakfast, Lunch , Dinner)|
|The Cost included||+ Private tours with English speaking Cycling Tour Guide
+ Entrance fee to any applicable tourist sites
+ Accommodation in twins/double rooms
+ Support van and first aid kit during the tour
+ Meals as mention in the itinerary
+ Snacks, local fruits and bottled water during the tour
+ Professional bikes (Giant, Trek or Cannondale)
|The Cost excluded||+ International airfare
+ Travel insurance
+ Visa and visa arrangement
+ Surcharges for compulsory gala dinners during festive seasons
+ Peak season surcharges (which will be advised at time of booking)
+ Tip Guide and Driver
+ Personal expenses
In the morning, our tour guide will pick you up at the airport and we gather in Hanoi. In the afternoon, we spend time exploring Hanoi tourist spots and in the evening, we take a train to Lao Cai. Lao Cai is considered as the gateways to China. When you want to have the journey between Hanoi, Sapa and Kunming, you should go to a major hub Lao Cai.
At 5.00 am, we arrive in Lao Cai and find the Sapa biking guide holding your name sign. Take a bus uphill to Sapa. On the paths, you can see the stunning vistas as well as impressive rice terraces. Arrival Sapa, we have breakfast, check in hotel if the hotel is available for check in early. At 8.30 am, we start Sapa bike tour to Suoi Ho and Ma Tra village where black H’mong people live. We spend time meeting and talking to the local people about their daily life. After that, we continue cycling to Ta Phin where Red Dao minority lives. We pass Mong Sen, Sau Chau and Hang Da before going to Hau Chu Ngai village of black H’mong. Cycle downhill to Giang Ta Chan village, reach to Ta Van Bridge and then go back to Sapa. Because it may be the hard journey, you can enjoy your lunch meal on the way. At night, we stay in Sapa and enjoy dinner at Viet Bamboo restaurant.
After having breakfast, we travel by car to Tram Ton Pass for start riding. It lies at 1900m and is the highest pass in Vietnam. Tram Ton Pass is considered as Heaven Gate. In Tram Ton Pass, you can see its stunning panoramic view and picturesque landscapes. You can see the mountain Fansipan, the highest peak of Indochina. In the path to Binh Lu, you can stop by Chu Va village for a short break. In the afternoon, we do more cycling to Pabe, Na Hum, and Ban Hon village. Ride downhill to Lai Chau where we can find a hotel to stay overnight.
After having breakfast in Lai Chau town, we cycle uphill to reach Sin Ho plateau. When we ride to Nam Loong village, we can have lunch while seeing the stunning vistas as well as impressive rice terraces. We continue to ride and pass through panoramic valleys. In the afternoon, we can arrive in Sin Ho town. Sin Ho town lies at 1500 meters above sea levels. Sin Ho town is well-known for unforgettable features, beautiful sights with cool climate around the year
On fifth day, you will ride downhill and have the opportunity to see beautiful scenery on the path. We stop by a village of Thai minority for short break before biking Muong Lay town for overnight rest. It will be great ride around Muong Lay town to discover the Black River.
Grade: Easy and medium
On sixth day, we have a long journey. Departing from Muong Lay, we arrive in Muong Cha at noon. In Muong Chai, you can take some time to walk around a local market before enjoying lunch in a local restaurant. In the afternoon, we cycle to Dien Bien Phu, a busy town surrounded by huge rice fields and mountains. Stay overnight in Muong Thanh hotel.
Distance: 80 km
There are many historical monuments in this historical city you can visit before taking a flight to Hanoi.
Note: Our biking tour offers car support for you on the whole trip; therefore, you can use whenever you want.
Tour cost Included & Excluded
The Cost inclusions:
• Private tours with English speaking Cycling Tour Guide
• Entrance fee to any applicable tourist sites
• 5 nights accommodation in twins/double rooms with 3 star class
• Support van and first aid kit during the tour
• Meals as mention in the itinerary
• Snacks,local fruits and bottled water during the tour
• Professional bikes (Giant, Trek or Cannondale)
The cost exclusions:
• International airfare
• Travel insurance
• Air ticket from Dien Bien phu to Hanoi
• Visa and visa arrangement
• Surcharges for compulsory gala dinners during festive seasons
• Peak season surcharges (which will be advised at time of booking)
Accommodation 3 & 2 star hotel:
US$ 960 per person share rooms (group 2 persons)
US$ 815 per person share rooms (group 3 persons)
US$ 735 per person share rooms (group 4 persons)
US$ 670 per person share rooms (group 5 persons)
Single supplement: US$ 120
Bike rental: US$ 70 (Trek or Giant) extra charge)