Vietnam mountain biking tours: Cycle Sapa Binh Lu Tam Duong Paso Lai Chau (3 days)Monday, June 25, 2012
The 3-day Vietnam mountain biking tour is customized for small group tours, adventure, intrepid travelers seeking an active, adventure holidays to the northern Vietnam. The 3-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 mountain cycling tour can be arranged all year round. But the best time to travel this itinerary is April and October. Contact Lotussia Travel for more details.
Day 1: Sapa – Tram Ton – Binh Lu – Ban Hon (L,D)
8:00: You will be met up with your Lotussia Travel 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. 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, who are not inhabited 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 - Tam Duong – Pa So (B,L,D)
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.
You will start out from Tam Duong by cycling uphill along picturesque tributary of the Na River. You
will see some places of gold exploration along the river. You also pass by many villages of Thai
minority spreading along the way before reaching to Pa So. You will stay overnight in a newly open
hotel located by the riverbank.
Day 3: Pa So - Chinese border – Sapa (B,L)
After breakfast, you will cycle to Sino - Vietnamese border. The ride is flat on a bumpy road along
river until you meet a small border town. You will be back to the hotel for lunch.
After lunch, you start your journey back to Sapa by either cycling downhill as far as you can or
sitting in the car all the way back. You will have time to enjoy beautiful scenery passing by. You
might have chance to watch the sunset and take amazing pictures from the pass before you arrive in
Sapa. Arrive in Sapa around late afternoon. End of Lotussia Travel service.
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