Mountain bike adventure takes place in the mountainous region surrounding Bac Ha- Hoang Su Phi , deep in the far north west. With a backdrop of the Tay Kwon Linh peaks in Ha Giang Vietnam, you will have the chance to test your skills on everything from smile-inducing single track and flowing descents to killer climbs.
Night 1: meet in your hotel around 8:00PM , transfer to strain station . Then overnight on train to Lao Cai.
Note: You can use mini bus transfer to Lao cai and overnight in hotel in Lao Cai
Day 1: LaoCai- Cocly -Bac Ha (B,L,D ) ( 45-50km, offroad, trails, dirt road )
Arrival Laocai at 6:00 AM in the morning, Breakfast in Local restaurant with rice noodle soup , banana pancake, breads, coffee, tea… Transfer by van to Muong Khuong then riding down to Coc Ly , we will stop for lunch, after lunch take boat trip to Bao Nhai, stating riding to Trung Do . After more than 20 km, we riding up hill 12 km to Bac Ha. Overnight in Bac Ha . Home stay
Distance: +- 55 Km. D+: 1250m D-: 500m.
Day 2: Bac Ha-XinMan ( B,L,D) ( 55km, 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. Overnight in Xin Man. Dinner at first “Basic” Hotel.
Distance: +- 55 -65 Km. D+: 1400m D-: 1600m.
Day 3: Xin Man- Nam Hong ( 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. Transfer to Thong Nguyen – Nam Hong . Night in homestay
Distance: +- 60Km. D+: 1300m D-: 1230m.
Day 4: Nam Hong- Thung San- Ha Giang (B,L ,D) (58 km)
After breakfast clients are transfer from our overnight place to the starting point (15 km). A climbing ride takes us through the typical villages and landscapes of this region we got to know yesterday. Again we find longer single track sections with a climb through terraces until we reach an off road pass of about 1300 m of elevation. A downhill section passing waterfalls and forests brings us to the asphalt at Vang Luong village. There our minibus is ready for a 15’ transfer to a place where we can relax and freshen up with warm underground water for a small fee. A motorbike will assist from the start to the meeting with the minibus. 20 km transfer by car to Ha Giang where we have dinner and spend the night in a hotel.
D+: 1300m D-: 1230m. (B, L,D)
Distance: 65 Km. D+: 300 m. D-: 350m.
Day5: Ha Giang- Tuyen Quang- Hanoi (40km ) (B, L)
In the morning after breakfast a car takes the group out of the city (2 km). Then off road cycling through basically flat country side for some 40 km. After lunch we get back on the car and drive to Hanoi (230 km). End of tour in your hotel in Hanoi
- English speaking local guide
- Accommodations in hotels, home stays around trip as mention
- Train tickets Hanoi- Lao Cai or Transport there by bus
- Meals as mention with B= breakfast, L= Lunch, D= dinner
- 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
- meals not noted on itinerary
- insurance other than basic medical
- optional tipping to leader, guides and local staff
- excess baggage charges
- cost of medical immunizations
- items of a personal nature (alcoholic beverages, laundry, etc.).
Price: 680 USD/person
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.