trekking tours

North East Vietnam Trek and Bike

Quang Binh trek2North East Vietnam Trek and Bike

Day 1: Hanoi- Night train

Meet at the hotel collecting bike from cyclist . Dinner and transfer to train station for night train to Laocai at 8 :30 PM. Overnight on train )

Day 2: Day trek 1,Sin Chai- Y Linh Ho: Arrival Lao Cai, Train arrives Lao Cai railway station around 06: 00. Relax for a while at local restaurant for Breakfast then pick up and transfer to O-Quy- Ho ( 18 km from Sapa town ). then begin trekking down the valley to the Muong Hoa River and from here to the Black H’mong village of Sin Chai continue to Y Linh Ho . Accommodation is basic but a unique and special experience. Home stay in Y Linh Ho (B, L, D )

Day 3: Day Trek 2, Y Linh Ho- Seo My Ty- Seo Trung Ho: Relax for a local breakfast then begin trekking down the valley to the Muong Hoa River and from here to the Black H’mong village Lao Chai San,  We then continue to Seo Mi Ty village . We’ll stay overnight with a local family in Seo Mi Ty. Accommodation is basic but a unique and special experience. Home stay in Seo Mi Ty ( 6-7 hours trek , 4/5 hard trek ). ( B,L,D )

Day 4: Day trek 3, SeoTrungHo- Sapa.

After breakfast we’ll hike to Den Thang Village to visit the Tay People, and then we’ll trek up to the Red Dzao Village the village of Xa Pho tribe – the smallest group in Sapa who have very little contact with modern Vietnam in My Son village. Then we trek one hour to trek up to hills to Thanh Phu village a Tay ethnic group. We arrive Thanh Phu and minibus back to Sapa, overnight in Sapa. ( 6-7hours trek, 4/5hard trek ). ( B,L )

Quang Binh trek4Day 5: Sapa- Laocai : mountain bike (80km) (B, L)- 3/5 grade

Depart at 08.00am after breakfast at the hotel. The mountain bike today is in 7/10 challenger , we ride along  downhill from Sapa to Ban Ho village then riding to Thanh Kim. We start offroad uphill mountain bike in dirt trails to TangLoong then take long way to downhill to Nam Thang. Lunch box,  continue biking late afternoon mini bus pick up to LaoCai. Overnight in hotel in LaoCai.

Biking  85km, 35 km off road , +780m, -1000m

Day 6: LaoCai-BacHa (B, L): mountain bike 48km

Breakfast in local restaurant with rice noodle soup, banana pancake, breads, coffee, tea… Transfer by van to An Ho stating riding to Phin Giang- Bao tan- Coc ly with 2 of climbing with 10% , more than 3 and 5 km per one climb. After more than 20 km we arrival Coc ly where we will take 60 minutes boat trip on Chay river. Bike will put on boat with clients. Arrival Bao Nhai , Coc Dao riding up to Bac Ha ( 38 km off road ) climb +1,300m ,  no minibus stand by with group until to the hotel. Overnight in hotel. Dinner in local restaurant. Overnight in hotel Bac Ha

Day 7:  Bac Ha- CanCau- Bac Ha (B, L ) ( 50km offroad, trails, single track, dirt trails )

After breakfast in Hotel, we start biking from hotel to Hmong villages, riding on mountain trails climbing several mountain from 5 to 7km.

Distance: +- 50 Km. D+: 1150m   D-: 500m.

vietnam mountain bike 2013_8Day 8: Bac ha-XinMan-Hoang Su Phi ( B,L,D) ( 65km, off road, dirt road, asphalt road )

After breakfast in Hotel, we start biking directly from hotel, climb above Bac Ha through Di Thau. Then ride off road in the mountain on a wide track to a mountain pass and long asphalt downhill to Xin man. optional asphalt riding 38 km to hotel or Mini bus driving to Hoang Su Phi

Overnight in HoangSuPhi. Dinner at first “Basic” Hotel.

Distance: +- 85 Km. D+: 1400m   D-: 1600m.

Day 9: Hoang Su Phi- Viet lam- Ha Giang ( B,L,D) ( 65 km, off road )

After breakfast clients start biking directly from hotel on flat asphalt road.
About 5 Km, an off road track (pretty wide) start climbing on the left. After many villages and a beautiful narrow suspension bridge, we enjoy a long single track section, starting on terraces by long climb, leading to an off road pass (about 1300m of elevation) and finishing on a long downhill through waterfalls and rain forest. Lunch with noodle soup and breads, fruits, tea coffee.
Then we get to the asphalt mountain road where you will meet minibus.Minibus goes with Guest from this meeting point  to a small asphalt pass (tough climb and long steep downhill).Then transfer (about 40’) to  Bac Quang. Night in Hotel.
Distance: +- 60Km. D+: 1300m   D-: 1230m.

Day 10: Ha Giang-Bac Quang- Hanoi(B,L ) (50 km, off road )

On road riding in country side 40 km, lunch. Driving back to Hanoi. End of service in Hotel in Hanoi : Distance: 45 Km.  D+: 300 m.   D-: 350m.

Price :

  • 1,180 USD/person  ( group of 2 people )
  • 1050 USD/person ( group 3-4 people )
  • 990 USD/person  ( group 5-6 people )

What including :

  1. English speaking local guide
  2. Accommodations in  home stays and  local hotel around trip as mention ( some hotel very basic standard )
  3. Meals as noted : B= breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner
  4. Drink as water, coffee, tea, energy drink by nutritional gel, juice  for cycling tour.
  5. Sightseeing and activities as noted in the itinerary
  6. Ground transportation
  7. Train tickets Hanoi – Lao cai
  8. Additional guides where necessary
  9. Entrance fees and permits
  10. Basic medical
  11. Mountain bike Cannondale F3

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