14 Days
Duration
Moderate, Difficulty, Challenges
Physicality
Hanoi , Thai Nguyen , Bac Can , Ba Be , Bac Me , Ha Giang , Hoang Su Phi , Xin Man , Bac Ha , Sapa , Than Uyen , Tu Le , Nghia Lo , Yen Bai
Location
Year-round
Dates

Explore Northeast to Northwest on Bike Tour 14Days

Itinerary: Hanoi – Thai Nguyen – Bac Can – Ba Be – Bac Me – Ha Giang – Hoang Su Phi – Xin Man – Bac Ha – Sapa – Than Uyen – Tu Le – Nghia Lo – Yen Bai – Hanoi

We are met and transferred to hotel. Ha Noi , Vietnam’s capital, is a stylish and gracious city that retains an unique old world charm and some Asia ?s most striking colonial architecture. The many lakes and parks make for relaxing atmosphere. If time permits we embark on a cyclo for a short excursion through the bustling old quarter streets named after the specific goods once offered for sale at these places…
Vietnam Mountain Biking is arranged in the north-eastern Vietnam, taking to the less travelled places of Ha Giang and Lao Cai provinces. The cycling trip begins with a overnight train trip from Hanoi to Lao Cai where you start your adventure holiday with a visit to the Bac Ha market, is open on Sunday morning only. You cycle up and downhill, using single tracks and dirt roads biking trails to enjoy the wild beauty of nature and to experience the rich ethnic culture. Taking this cycling adventure tour, you have the opportunity to cycle through the remotest hilltribe villages including Ta Cu Ty village, Nam Dan village, Khau Rom village, Nam Choong village, Ho Thau village, Nam Son village, Nam Khoa village. Most of the nights are spent at local home (homestay) offering the real life experience. This mountain bike tour is customized for active, intrepid, adventure cyclist travelling in small group tours. The tour is provided with experienced English-speaking biking tour guide, private vehicle for transfers and support, homestay, food, trek bikes and cycling gears

Inclusive:
* English Speaking tour leader (other languages upon requests)
* All accommodations base on twin-share at hotel, guesthouse and Home stay.etc…
* Meals detailed in the itinerary (B = Breakfast , L = Lunches ,D = Dinners)
* A/C transfers and transportation.
* Boat trip mention in itinerary
* Sightseeing excursions as outlined in itinerary
* Pump, bike tools, spares tubes.
* Spare bike
* Mineral water drinking.
* Seasonal fruits.
* Snacks
Exclusive:
* International airfares
* Travel insurance and bike helmet (compulsory)
* Items of a personal nature
* Alcoholic beverages and soft drinks
* Mineral water beyond that supplied
* Single Supplement
* Optional excursions
* Additional transport required due to any emergency situation
* Personal expenses such as telephone and laundry bills
* Mountain bicycle (Bike Hire US$20/per day)
* Visa fees
* Departure taxes
* Tipping for guiding

Additional information

DestinationVietnam
Day1: Hanoi Arrival
we are met and transferred to hotel. Ha Noi , Vietnam’s capital, is a stylish and gracious city that retains an unique old world charm and some Asia ?s most striking colonial architecture. The many lakes and parks make for relaxing atmosphere. If time permits we embark on a cyclo for a short excursion through the bustling old quarter streets named after the specific goods once offered for sale at these places. O/N in Ha Noi
Day 2: Hanoi – Thai Nguyen – Bac Can. (B, L, D, ~80km)
We take bus transfer to Thai Nguyen. Bike ride to Bac Can. First day easy ride up and down hill, scenery of palm trees with village of Tay and Nung a long the way. O/N Bac Can.
Day 3: Bac Can – Ba Be National Park. (B, L, D, ~78km)
Morning ride 20 km outside Bac Can and up hill, turn off highway 3 to a quiet road, great view small village of Tay and Thai on the opposite of the river. Later afternoon we take our boat cruise on Ba Be lakes and walk around Pac Ngoi village. O/N Ba Be national park.
Day 4: Ba Be – Bac Me. (B, L, D, ~ 80km )
Morning boat cruise with our bike to waterfalls, then we start a cycling adventure on a small trail to Bac Me (no jeep support). O/N Bac Me.
Day 5: Bac Me – Ha Giang. (B, L, D, ~ 63km )
Good paved road along Gam river. O/N Ha Giang.
Day 6: Ha Giang – Heaven gate pass – Hoang Su Phi. (B, L, D, ~106km)
Easy ride 45km down highway 2 to Tan Quang where we turn left and up hill to the mountain again. Best mountain view today, chalenge climb through the Heaven gate pass to Hoang Su Phi town. O/N Hoang Su Phi.
Day 7: Hoang Su Phi – Xin Man – Bac Ha. (B, L, D, ~70km)
Some part of the road is bad, but great view along Chay river. This is totally a new road – built on the former trail of the flower H’Mong tribes. O/N Bac Ha.
Day 8: Bac Ha – Sapa (B, L, D, ~ 80km)
A relaxing day promenade around Bac Ha Sunday market, see a market day for all tribes: Tay, Nung, Dao, Flower H?Mong, Giay, and Phu La etc? Afternoon we ride bike around H’Mong village. O/N Sapa.
Day 9: Sapa – Than Uyen. (B, L, D, ~ 95km)
From Sapa we start the day’s ride with a 15kms climb to the top of the Tram Ton Pass, stopping on route to visit the “silver waterfall”. Then it’s a 26kms plunge down to Binh Lu junction. From here we continue along the Hoang Lien Son mountain range, there are a number of hard climbs but the magnificent landscape makes the hardship all worthwhile. We finish with a 20kms descent to Than Uyen.
Day 10: Than Uyen – Tu Le (B, L, D, ~ 88km)
We follow the valley out of Than Uyen until the road begins to wind up into the hills. This rugged terrain of dense vegetation brings us into contact with the Black Hmong and the mysterious White Tay people who are famed for their folk music, poems and songs. We end the day at Tu Le.
Day 11: Tu Le – Nghia Lo (B, L, D, ~ 65km)
Today we pass large white limestone mountains as we explore the “real Vietnam”. We will cycle through meandering roads before we finally end the day in Nghia Lo. It 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.
Day 12: Nghia Lo – Yen Bai (B, L, D, ~ 74km)
The route today day takes us on the back roads to Yen Bai. A spectacular road through undulating terrain of tea plantations, lush forests, rice fields and gum trees.
Day 13: Yen Bai -Hanoi (B, L, D, ~ 38km)
Our last day in the saddle takes us back to paved roads through the rolling terrain of tea plantations lush forests, rice fields and gum trees used for paper production. We finish cycling early in the afternoon, then transfer back to Hanoi.
Day 14: Hanoi – Departure (B)
There is a free time for you to relax or further explore Ha Noi. The trip ends after your transfer to Noi Bai Airport for departure

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