Experience The Real Vietnam



Cycling from Sapa to Lai Chau, Dien Bien Phu along the border between Vietnam, Chana in the North -west of Hanoi will offer you the great experiences of the North west of Vietnam.

This is also home of multi – hill tribles who living here thousand years ago inclusive of Hmong, Dao, Tay, Giay…

Riding to these region will give you a best possible of moutianous sceneries together with a great cultures of those minorities…

Day 1: Hanoi – Overnight Train to Lao Cai (D)

Countryside Adventures guide will meet you at the airport and escort you to Hanoi. Then, you’ll have some free time to explore the city on your own before meeting the rest of the group at the hotel for a trip briefing.

In the evening, our van will drive you to the train station for an overnight train to Lao Cai.

Day 2: Sapa – Supan Valley 20km (B,L)

You’ll arrive in Lao Cai early in the morning and transfer to Sapa for breakfast. There, you’ll have some time for a short rest before a bike fitting and 20km cycle trip into the Sapa Valley. the rest of afternoon is free on your own to discover Sapa Town. Overnight in Sapa.

Cycling distance: 02 -30km

Road condition: Hilly

Riding require: Experienced rider

Day 3: Sapa – Ta Phin Loop 30km (B,L)

In the morning, we’ll cycle off road to the village of Ta Phin, where the ride will gradually become more challenging as you scale steep and forested hillsides. The scenery here is spectacular; farms and minority villages line the paths we’ll take. We’ll stay overnight in Sapa again.

Cycling distance:  30 – 40km

Road condition: Hilly

Riding require: Experienced rider

Day 4: Sapa – Tam Duong (Phong Tho) – Pa So 80km (B,L)

On the fourth day, we’ll briefly cycle uphill as a warm-up to the Tram Ton Pass. Then, we’ll start a long descent to Binh Lu. Vietnam Bike Tours’ll ride off the beaten path and onto a jeep track (road combinations of hard-packed gravel and clay) to Tam Duong and Pa So. We’ll stay overnight in Pa So.

Cycling distance: 80km

Road condition: Hilly

Riding require: Experienced rider

Day 5: Pa So – Sin Ho – Lai Chau (now Muong Lay) 45km (B,L)

On the fifth day of our tour, we’ll take a brutal, but rewarding, ride to Lai Chau and Sin Ho where the views are simply spectacular. We’ll settle down for the night Lai Chau.

Cycling distance: 45km

Road condition: Hilly

Riding require: Experienced rider

Day 6: Lai Chau – Tuan Giao – Dien Bien Phu 90km (B,L)

This is the hardest, most challenging cycling day of this tour. You’ll ride to Tuan Giao and Dien Bien Phu on a rough tarmac terrain for 90km, but will be rewarded with stunningly beautiful scenery and untouched remote villages. We’ll stay overnight in Dien Bien Phu.

Cycling distance: 90km

Road condition: Hilly

Riding require: Experienced rider


Day 7: Dien Bien Phu – Hanoi (B,L)

We’ll take a half-morning tour of the historical sites of Dien Bien Phu. In the late morning, we’ll have a flight to Hanoi and transfer into town to end the trip.

Cycling distance: 15-20km

Road condition: Hilly

Riding require: Experienced rider

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What Included:

Transfer & back-up by private A/C vehicles with some options as bellow:

1 minivan 16 seats for 2 -4 pax with bikes.

1 minivan 16 seats for 4 -8 pax. + 1 minivan support for bikes and stuff.

1 mini bus 29 seats for group 9 -15 pax plus 01 minivan support for Bikes and items.

Local fruits, snacks and bottled drinking water.

Simple First Aid Kit.

Bike: Trek Mountain bike with helmet

01 local experienced English Speaking Cycling Guide.

Accommodation: 02 – 03 star hotel, local homestay needed.

What Not:

Travel Insurance.

Personal expenses.

What not mention what included.