Sapa loop mountain cycling 4days

Sapa loop-mountain cycling

Sapa is a mountainous district of Lao Cai province, a land of modest, quiet but hidden wonders of the natural landscape. Sapa’s natural landscape is combined with human creativity along with the terrain of the mountains and hills, the green of the forest, as the picture has arranged in a harmonious layout to create a region with many landscapes. From the city center you can enjoy your eyes and enjoy watching the towering peaks …
Sapa is located on a ground at an altitude of 1500 to 1650 meters in the slopes of Suoi Tong Lot. The peak of this mountain can be seen in the southeast of Sa Pa, with an altitude of 2228 meters. From the town, look down at the Ngoi Dum Valley in the east and Muong Hoa Valley in the southwest.

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

A 4 day  Sa Pa Mountain cycling trip covering over 250 kilometers of  fire road through pine forested hills and rain forested valleys.

The best of  mountain road biking trip , truly mountain road cycling trip in Vietnam.

Night 1: Hanoi – Lao Cai

21h00: Transfer to Hanoi railway station to catch the night train to Lao Cai. O/N on the train.

Day 1: Lao Cai – Sapa  (+- 75km )

Arrive early in the morning, breakfast in Lao cai, Van transfer to Bat xat and enjoy the imposing beauty of Hoang Lien Son Mountain Range. Cycling to visit Ha Nhi village while contemplating the captivating scenery of  valley with terraced fields making up endless circles in O Qui Ho,  picnic lunch. Continue to water fall meet Van and driving to Sapa. Overnight in Hotel Sapa. (B, L) ( this is very hard off road mountain bike, you should make sure off-road riding skills are an advantage. You should be confident of your physical condition and bike handling skills. No Van stand by ). If raining this tour should be change to cycling up Sapa from Laocai by main asphalt road.

Day 2: Sapa- Paso (+-80km )

Today is the highlight for many; as we cycle up to the Tram Ton Pass (1,900 m; 6,230 ft) the highest mountain pass in Vietnam, on our way to Tam Duong. We start with a relatively easy 7km ride before we hit the first of two major down hill. As we start the down hill, we slowly start to witness the beauty of Mt. Fan Si Pan, Indochina is highest peak. In Tam duong ( new Lai Chau ) we continue cycling to Paso . Overnight in Paso

O/N in  Paso hotel. (B, L)

Day 3: Paso- Xin Ho( +-85km )

After we leave Paso we cross  Black Dao villages. The Dao worship spirits and ritually sacrifice pigs and chicken. This road isn’t well traveled, you first notice this by the increased curiosity and smiling faces and of the people, making this a day not to be forgotten. We cycle past rice fields and bananas plantations as we pass through small minority villages of Red Hmong and Kho Mu. There are two hard climbs today the first starts after 1 km with a 11 km ascent but the second, and most challenging comes at the end of this stunning day, with an 25 km strength-sapping climb. All this hard work is easily forgotten as we finish the day with a stunning descend on a winding road into XinHo .Overnight in hotel in XinHo. (B, L)

Day 4:Xin Ho-Lai Chau – Sapa ( +-65km)

We Cycling down hill to Tam Duong then drive to Sapa, jeep transfer can be available when necessary. Free time until transfer to  Lao Cai railways station for the night train back to Hanoi. Arrive in the morning of the following day ( clients need arrangement back to hotel ) . End of services. (B)

This tour run by private request only:

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    Price for self guide

    • Self guide : 585 USD/person ( group of 2 people) 
    • Self guide including :
    1. Pick up truck transfer luggage and bike, biker
    2. 2 * hotel with breakfast
    3. Surly Cross gravel electric bike rental
    4.  Train tickets Hanoi- Lao Cai- Hanoi , deluxe class ( 4 people/cabin)

    Price for Guide tour:

    780 USD/person , group of 2 people

    WHAT’S INCLUDED

    • English speaking local guide

    • 2* hotel accommodations 

    • Meals as mention with B= breakfast, L= Lunch

    • Sightseeing and activities as noted in the itinerary

    • Ground transportation

    • Additional guides where necessary

    • Entrance fees and permit

    • Bike hire as Surly Cross electric bike  

     

     

     

    Total Distance

    +- 240 km

    Number of cycling days

    4 full days

    Average Daily Distance:

    75km

    Off Road

    5%

    Max. Altitude

    2,100 metres

    Road Surface

    This tour follows a mix of asphalt roads, broken roads, long climb cycling up hill ( 12-15km up hill. You should be confident of your physical condition and bike handling skills.

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