5 Days
Moderate, Difficulty
Hanoi , Lao Cai ,Bac Ha , Chay River , Bac Ha

Bicycle from Sapa to Bac Ha Tour 5Days

Itinerary: Hanoi – Lao Cai – Bac Ha – Chay River – Bac Ha – Hanoi

This trip offers you an opportunity to explore the area by mountain bike, which makes the trip much more challenging and interesting. On this trip you will visit several villages. You will also be able to visit Bac Ha Market, the very famous and colorful market of the area. Here you will meet Flower Hmong, Black Dao, Phu La, Nung and Tay minorities. The trip offers you a boat ride along Chay River with beautiful scenery and caves.
Mountain Biking Tours Vietnam is arranged in Lao Cai province, northern Vietnam taking to such travel places as Sapa, Bac Ha, Can Cau, Si Ma Kai, Muong Khuong. Begin the cycling adventure with an overnight train trip from Hanoi to Lao Cai. Arriving in Lao cai, you start the tour cycling uphill until you reach Sapa town. After spending one night in Sapa, you continue your bicycle holidays biking downhill to Laocai, using offroad, single dirt biking trails. The next days you cycle to Bac Ha and Can Cau where you may have the opportunity to visit either the Bac Ha market, open on Sunday, the Can Cau market on Saturday. The biking trail from Can Cau to Si mai kai offers great views with lots of stops en route to visit hill tribe villages. The last day you cycling from Muong Khuong back to Laocai where you take the overnight train to get back to Hanoi. Travel this 5-day cycling adventure, you mostly cycle on paved roads with up and downhill ride. The tour is ideal for individual travelers, small group tours and those seeking a challenging bicycle tour to the northern Vietnam

Additional information

Day 1: Hanoi – Lao Cai
8:30pm: You will be met up with TLV Bike Tours team and transferred to the railway station and catch the 10:00pm night
train to Lao Cai (soft sleeper with aircon), arrive 5:30 or 6:00am
Day 2: Lao Cai – Bac Ha
Arrive Laocai train station early this morning. You will be greeted by Lotussia local team and transferred to a local restaurant for breakfast. Then gear up and start riding the rolling, sealed road 46km from Lao Cai to Bao Nhai Bridge. Board a long boat for a 1.5hr trip up the Chay River to relax and take in the spectacular scenery. Following a picnic lunch in ‘Fairy Cave’, head back down river (1hr) to Trung Do village in a Tay Hamlet. You’ll enjoy dinner and the warm hospitality of your Tay hosts during this wonderful home stay experience.
Day 3: Bac Ha – Chay River
After Breakfast, spend an hour walking around the hamlet to meet the locals and enjoy the breathtaking scenery. Gear up to head out along a 2km local trail to pick up the main road, then it’s an 18km climb to Bac Ha. For those who find it tough, your support vehicle will be there to help you up the stunning mountain pass. Check into the hotel in Bac Ha, relax and enjoy lunch. Following lunch you’ll do an 8km loop around Bac Ha to visit the locals, stopping in Ban Pho village. After this, you’ll hit a single track trail and dirt road winding through plum gardens and rice fields, and past local homes and inhabitants of the villages surrounding Bac Ha. Overnight in your Hotel in Bac Ha.
Day 4: Bac Ha – Hanoi
Following breakfast, visit the impressive house of the former H’mong King before embarking on a 12km ride to Lung Phin village, home of Flower H’mong and Phu La people. The ride is on sealed road and has a 3km steep climb which you can ride or drive depending on your energy level! Spend 30 minute visiting the locals, then you can relax and glide the 12km back to Bac Ha. After lunch in your hotel, you’ll check out and start riding out of town, down the stunning mountain road, along the Chay River valley and back to Lao Cai. You can choose to ride 24km down the mountain to Bao Nhai Bridge then drive to Lao Cai, or ride the full 82km to Lao Cai. You’ll be able to shower in Lao Cai before sitting down to dinner. Night train back to Ha Noi.
Day 5: Arrive Hanoi. Trip ends.
Arrive Hanoi early this morning. Trip ends.

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