VIETNAM MOUNTAIN BIKING
Cycling Sapa Villages (2 days)
The overnight cycling tour to Sapa is customized for small group tours, individuals, holidays with kids. The adventure
begins as you cycle from Sapa town riding downhill to Muong Hoa valley or you can enjoy a car transfer up to Ban Ho
where you take an off-road bycle ride to Thanh Phu and Sin Chai villages. You mostly pedal on single tracks, less
traveled villages where the biking trails can turn in muddy and slippery in rainy time. Meeting up with the Black
H’mong, the Red Dzao, the Tay help to understand more the local life.
Day 1: Biking Sapa – Ban Ho – Thanh Phu – Sin Chai.
At 8:30am, you will be met up at your hotel in Sapa by Lotussia Travel guide, driver (Please inform us the hotel address
upon your confirmation).
We then cycle downhill on a windy road, which goes along Muong Hoa valley. The valley is home to Black Hmong, Giay
and Red Dao minorities. From the road you will have many opportunities to enjoy amazing scenery of mountains and
rice paddy terraces as far as the eyes can see.
After a short break in Su Pan, we continue cycling downhill until you reach Thanh Phu village of Tay minority.
Lunch will be provided in a local house.
After lunch, our ride will be mostly uphill; We bike towards Sin Chai village, home of the Red Dao ethnic group where
we will have dinner and spend the night.
Day 2: Biking Sin Chai – Nham Nhiu – My Son – Ban Ho - Sapa.
Today’s ride will be a little softer. We will pass by some small villages. It will be possible for you to make some stops by
a local school and give children some small gifts such as pens or books.
During the ride, we will also be able to meet the Xa Pho ethnic group, one of the smallest ethnic group inhabiting only
in the area.
We will arrive Ban Ho village around noon. Lunch will be provided in a local house.
After lunch, take a short walk to the nearby river where we can have a swim (if weather permits; Please ask your tour
guide for instruction).
Then we will join our vehicle for a short drive back to Sapa. End trip.
For more details either visit www.vietnamcycling.com or www.lotussiatravel.com