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Babe lake mountain bike 4 days

Babe lake mountain bikeBabe lake mountain bike

This itinerary takes you in quite of back road, dirt road, single track , trails … That is big adventure, a lot of fun. So expect plenty of curious faces and smiling children shouting “Hello!”.

Day 1: Hanoi – Babe Lake  ( biking 55km )
We take long transfer by a low mountain pass to BacKan for lunch then driving to Bang Lung. We cycling from village  along of Gam river to a small off road pass on a building track. We cross some Dzao villages and keep of road all the time. Up and Down stage that leads 40 km from Bang Lung to Babe lake.  Home stay in Babe lake. Dinner and homestay in Tay hill tribe villages.

Accommodation: Homestay (L, D)
Cycling distance: 37 km
Total Climb: 447m
Total Descent: 449m

Day 2: Babe lake- Chiem Hoa ( biking 65km )

Much more easy day compare to yesterday , you  can stay in bed a bit more than the previous days .
Tough riders (only !) .
Then in the village of Khuoi Phi, a short but steep climb and down section of track leads to the nice and a bit lost village of Ban Thi. Then we are use broken asphalt road for a while before getting to the intersection (cross road) of Ban Cau. Minibus will take different road and meet you in Ban cau.  Lunch in  Ban Cau and then continue biking in the afternoon in  very good single track section, very long and nice riding leads through gorges and lost villages to Dam Hong where the minibus is waiting for you. We continue biking to  Chiem Hoa on asphalt road ( 12 km ) .

Accommodation:  Hotel(B, L, D)
Cycling distance: 60km
Total Climb: 207m
Total Descent: 149m

Day 3: Chiem Hoa- Tuyen Quang ( biking 60km )

People start biking directly from hotel on flat asphalt road 25Km and then, cross the Gam river and turn right to follow it half a day.
The Assistance is not necessary in the morning during the stage as it is almost flat, not very long and not technical.
We use wide track to ride inside a nice countryside area, following either the Gam river (next to it) or its direction only. We ride through Pho Trinh, along sugar can, sometimes on bamboo bridges and after few kilometers to an asphalt road where our Hotel will be waiting for us.. Dinner and over night in  Tuyen Quang

Accommodation: Hotel (B, L, D)
Cycling distance: 60km
Total Climb: 307m
Total Descent: 149m

Babe lake veloDay4: Tuyen Quang- Hanoi (  biking 38 km )

After an early breakfast we transfer to out of city ,  Start biking, this is a fascinating bike through many minority villages, as we climb onto a higher plateau. We stop for lunch in Doan Hung  then we will transfer by vehicle into the busy of Hanoi city, arriving late afternoon.  end of service

Accommodation:  Hotel (L, D)
Cycling distance: 37 km
Total Climb: 47m
Total Descent: 49m

 

 

 

Price: from 430 USD/person group tour , maximum 10 people

Private tour for 2 people  : 560 USD/person

Depart : daily when we have 2 people request

Any request please contact : vietnamcycle@gmail.com  

Note: Prices are based per person, double occupancy, with a separate cost for solo travelers. If you are traveling in a group but prefer single accommodations, a single supplement fee applies. Triple accommodations are not available in many of the destinations we visit.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • English speaking cycling local guide
  • accommodations in local hotel, Home stay around trip as mention
  • meals as noted , B= breakfast,L=lunch, D= dinner.
  • Water, cola, coffe, tea, fruit and snack
  • sightseeing and activities as noted in the itinerary
  • ground transportation
  • additional guides where necessary
  • entrance fees and permits
  • basic medical
  •  Cannondale full suspension mountain bike RZ 120 or Scalpel 29
Hi Joe, Thank you for providing us with a memorable riding experience in Vietnam. Much appreciated. I know Dan and you took a couple of pictures on our tour. Do you have a face book page where you post these or are we able to get a copy? Thanks again
Babe lake mountain bike This itinerary takes you in quite of back road, dirt road, single track , trails ... That is big adventure, a lot of fun. So expect plenty of curious faces and smiling children shouting “Hello!". Day 1: Hanoi - Babe Lake  ( biking 55km ) We take long transfer by a low…

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