2-Day Cycling Sapa Tam Duong Binh Lu

2-Day Cycling Sapa Tam Duong Phong Tho is customized for small group tours, adventure, intrepid travelers seeking an active, adventure holidays to the northern Vietnam. The two-day tours starts from Sapa town and takes you through Tram Ton, the “Heaven Gate” where you start riding downhill to Binh Lu, Lai Chau province. The biking tour is provided with visits to ethnic villages, offering the opportunity to meet up with the Flower H’mong, the Giay and the Lu people. You sometimes bike on the back roads, single tracks and off-road biking trails. The overnight mountain cycling can be arranged all year round. But the best time to travel this itinerary is April and October. 

Itinerary

DAY 1: SAPA - TRAM TON - BINH LU - BAN HON VILLAGE

You will be met up with your guide at your hotel in Sapa. You first  travel  by  car  uphill  toward Tram Ton. On  the way,  you  can  take  a  short walk  to  Silver Waterfall  and  then  head  to  Heaven  Gate,  where  you  will  be  amazed  by  breathtaking  view  to mountain  surrounding  included  Fansipan,  the  highest  peak  of  Indochina. Your  ride will be mostly downhill  toward Binh Lu. You will stop by Chu Va village of Flower Hmong  for a break before you arrive in Binh Lu. Here you will have lunch in a local restaurant. After lunch, you turn in a dirt road to the villages. You will have time to stop by Pa Pen village of Lu minority and then Na Hum of Thai, two group ethnic minorities, which cannot be found in Sapa area. You are  in a beautiful valley of  rice paddy  terraces and Limestone Mountain  surrounded. You will arrive in Ban Hon village of Lu minority, where you spend a night in a local house.

DAY 2: BAN HON VILLAGE - TAM DUONG - BINH LU - SAPA

The next morning, you cycle toward Tam Duong town. You pass by several villages stretching along the way. The  ride  is  relatively  flat. You will be able  to visit  the market  in Tam Duong, where you meet Flower Hmong, Black Dao and Lu minorities. You stop by a local  restaurant  for  lunch. In  the afternoon, you start on your  journey back  towards Binh Lu. There  is almost no  traffic and you will cycle  through  small  villages  and meet  different  ethnic minorities. The  ride will be mostly  downhill and flat. On the way, you can visit a Black Dao village, where you may find a beautiful handicraft for souvenir. Eventually, you arrive in Binh Lu. You will be able to take a short walk to stretch your legs before you get on the car on a journey back to Sapa. Arrive back in Sapa around late afternoon. Trip ends.

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