Northern Vietnam Single – Track Tour – 6 days

Northern Vietnam cycling tour – contains most of the mountainous provinces that lie to north of the highly populated Red River lowlands. Four of them are along Vietnam’s border with China .

Day 1 – Ha Noi Challenging to Nghia Lo ( Yen bai ) (L/D)
Leave Ha Noi at 7:00 you will be met up with our team at your hotel in Hanoi. Depart for Yen Bai. Stops will be made en route for you to cycle. Our cycling is a spectacular ride on back roads that take us to Nghia Lo through a terrain of tea plantations, lush forests, rice fields and gum trees. The town sits on a mountain ridge overlooking the Red and Black River and is home to the Thai, Nung, H’mong, La Ha and Ma peoples. Stay in Nghia Lo hotel .

Total Distance : 180 Km

Biking Distance : 100 Km ( 20 km road flat , 80 km mountain 4 to 10 % )

Meals : Lunch , Dinner

Accommodation : Hotel in Nghia Lo

Transportation  : Support Minivan

Day 2 : Nghia Lo Challenging to Tu Le – Than Uyen  (B/L/D)
Breakfast , Today we will tough cycle out of Nghia Lo passing large white limestone mountains as we explore the “Real Vietnam”.  Following rolling road, to end the day in Tu Le. Leaving Tu Le we travel through rugged terrain with dense vegetation and come into contact with the Black Hmong and the mysterious White Tay people, who are famed for their folk music, poems and songs. The road winds down out of the hills and we descend into valley to end  the day at Than Uyen.

Total Distance : 160 Km

 Biking Distance : 100 Km ( 10 km road flat , 90 km mountain 5 to 12 % )

Meals : Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner

Accommodation : Hotel in Than Uyen

Transportation  : Support Minivan

Day 3: Than Uyen Tough to Sapa (B/L)
From Than Uyen we begin with a gentle 30km ascent to ride along the Hoang Lien Son mountain range through magnificent landscape. Then, from Binh Lu Junction there is another hard ascent of 30 km to the top of the Tram Ton Pass, on our way to Sa Pa. We stop on route to visit the “silver waterfall”, before descending into Sapa for the final 15kms. Check in beautiful hotel view . explore dinner by your own .

Total Distance : 75 Km

 Biking Distance : 75 Km ( mountain  tough 6 to 13 % )

Meals : Breakfast , Lunch

Accommodation : Sunny Mountain Hotel 4*

Transportation  : Support Minivan

Day 4: Sapa Cycling to Villages (B )
Breakfast, Cycling from Sapa to Lao Chai – Ta Van and Ta Phin village is inhabited by the Red Dzao , H’mong , Giay people. You start the bicycle ride right from Sapa town and pedaling downhill to the village. Cycling on paved roads; taking picture of beautiful terraced rice fields; meeting up with the Red Dzao and H’mong people offers a real life experience. The uphill back to Sapa town.

 Total Distance : 25 Km

 Biking Distance : 25 Km ( mountain really tough 35 Km , 30 km downhill )

Meals : Breakfast

Accommodation : Sunny Mountain Hotel 4*

Transportation  : Support Minivan

Day 5 : Sapa Downhill to Lao Cai – Yen Bai ( B ,L ,D )

Breakfast, Cycling from hotel downhill to Lao Cai around 30 km and the loading bike to Pho Rang road 70 to cycling to your hotel in Yen Bai city .

 Total Distance : 75 Km

 Biking Distance : 75 Km ( mountain 45 Km , 30 km downhill )

Meals : Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner

Accommodation : Hao Gia Hotel

Transportation  : Support Minivan

Day 6 : Yen Bai – Hanoi ( B ,L )

Breakfast, Cycling from hotel along Red River banks to Trung Ha bridge in Son Tay and transfer to Hanoi or airport, The road and the scenery is quite beautiful ,

 Total Distance : 85 Km

 Biking Distance : 85 Km

Meals : Breakfast

Accommodation : None

Transportation: Support Minivan

Solo rider = 1.170 usd

Group 2 to 6 riders = 870 usd / pax

Group 7 to 12 riders = 810 usd / pax

Single room surcharged = 75 usd / pax

Departure Date : 2nd – 18th Monthly

What is included?

  • English speaking guide
  • Good mountain bikes with helmets
  • All indicated meals (B as breakfast; L as lunch; D as dinner)
  • Water , fruits , snack on the whole trip
  • Supply vehicles/ truck
  • All entrance fees and permit
  • Accommodation
What is excluded?
  • Personal Pocket Money
  • Soft drink (beer, coca cola…)
  • Travel Insurance , tips
  • All other services not indicated above
  • Accommodation in Hanoi

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