Biking Ban Ho Thanh Phu Sin Chai Nam Nhiu My Son villages 2 days
Cycling Sapa Vietnam. The overnight cycling tour to Sapa is customized for small group tours, individuals, holidays with kids. The adventure begins as you cycle from Sapa town riding downhill to Muong Hoa valley or you can enjoy a car transfer up to Ban Ho where you take an off-road bicycle ride to Thanh Phu and Sin Chai villages. You mostly pedal on single tracks, less traveled villages where the biking trails can turn in muddy and slippery in rainy time. Meeting up with the Black H’mong, the Red Dzao, the Tay help to understand more the local life.
Sapa is located in Lao Cai province, 350 km from Hanoi, close to the border with China. The Hoang Lien Son range of mountains dominates the district, which is at the eastern extremity of the Himalayas. This range includes Vietnam’s highest peak, Fansipan, at a high of 3142m above sea level and a vast area covered by thick forest, rich in wildlife. The town of Sapa lies at the attitude of about 1,600m. The climate is moderate, cool in summer, foggy and cold in winter with occasional snowfall.
Sapa is home to a great diversity of ethnic minority people. It is likely that, Sapa was first inhabited by highland minorities of H’mong and Yao group and later came the Tay, Zay, and a small number of Xa Pho to form the 5 main ethnic groups which takes about 85% of the district’s population today and a very small number of them live in Sapa town, most of themlive in small villages and hamlets scattering in valleys and
hamlets scattering in valleys and mountains throughout the district.
Day 1: Biking Sapa – Ban Ho – Thanh Phu – Sin Chai. Cycling Sapa Vietnam
At 8:30am, you will be met up at your hotel in Sapa by TLV Bike Tours & Travel guide, driver (Please inform us the hotel address upon your confirmation).
We then 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, we continue cycling downhill until you reach Thanh Phu village of Tay minority.
Lunch will be provided in a local house.
After lunch, our ride will be mostly uphill; We bike towards Sin Chai village, home of the Red Dao ethnic group where we will have dinner and spend the night.
Time/Duration: Cycling (6 hours)
Day 2: Biking Sin Chai – Nham Nhiu – My Son – Ban Ho – Sapa .Cycling Sapa Vietnam
Today’s ride will be a little softer. We will pass by some small villages. It will be possible for you to make some stops by a local school and give children some small gifts such as pens or books.
During the ride, we will also be able to meet the Xa Pho ethnic group, one of the smallest ethnic group inhabiting only in the area.
We will arrive Ban Ho village around noon. Lunch will be provided in a local house.
After lunch, take a short walk to the nearby river where we can have a swim (if weather permits; Please ask your tour guide for instruction).
Then we will join our vehicle for a short drive back to Sapa. End trip.
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