This is a new tour designed for ones who are into the tour combined between biking, walking and sightseeing. The tour gives you the chance to riding along the less touristy paths of the mountainous area to visit pretty villages of the Hmong, the Dao in Sapa. Besides admiring spectacular and romantic beauty of the nature, tourists can also get interesting experience about the local life.
Night 1: Hanoi - Lao Cai
Company’s bus picks tourists up from the appointed destination to get to Hanoi train station for a night train to Lao Cai. Tourists experience a night on the train.
5.00am - Arrive in Lao Cai. Get to the exit of the train station where you can find your name sign held by our guide. The bus ride uphill to SaPa takes a little over an hour, giving you a glimpse of the stunning vistas and impressive terraced rice fields.
After breakfast, gear up for your exciting ride. Your ride will be mostly downhill through the suburb of Sapa. You pass by Sapa town to ride along the smoothly road for 3 km, then get off the main road to head to Ma Tra village where is the home of the H'Mong people with scenic landscape of the mountain, rice terrace, corn field and pine hill before heading downhill to Ta Phin. In Ta Phin, you will witness the daily life of the Red Dao and Black Hmong minorities. You will also have time to take a short walk around the village.
Have lunch in the local family.
In the afternoon, Keep riding up hill then down hill through the forest to Tako pass. From here you will get transfer to Sapa to relax in the hotel, have dinner, enjoying your free night in romantic Sapa town.
The train arrives at Lao Cai railway station at around 5:00am. Tourists then are received by bus and transferred to Sapa which takes approximately 1 hour. The way there brings you stunning scenes of landscapes with immense terraced rice fields.
After having breakfast, your biking tour starts downhill to the suburb areas of Sapa. you then biking for about 3 km on a smooth road before turning to Ma Tra Village of the Hmong which possesses a lots of stunning views of mountains, terraced rice fields and pine passes. We then ride downhill to Ta Phin where you can experience the daily lfe of the the Red Dao and Back Hmong groups. You can also take a walk to visit around the village. Lunch then takes place at a local family.
In the afternoon, tourists keep riding uphill and then downhill, getting through the forest to Tako pass. From here you will move back to Sapa to relax in the hotel, have dinner, and then your own night in the romantic town of Sapa.
Overnight at the hotel in Sapa
Breakfast is served at the hotel before the tour starts as tourists walk down toward Muong Hoa Valley to visit a village of the Black Hmong called Y Linh Ho which is around 7 km from Sapa town. This is the place where you could have amazing view of the terraced rice fields. We then have a 3-km trek to Lao Chai Village of the Black Hmong.
After that, we walk through the terraced rice fields to visit a village of the Day called Ta Van where we will spend a night. It is the chance for you to enjoy beautiful landscapes and learn about the architecture of houses here and also witness their life daily activities. Afternoon, we get back to Sapa while enjoying the beautiful landscapes on the way there. From Sapa, we move to Lao Cai by company’s car to catch the night train to Hanoi.
Night 3: Lao Cai – Hanoi
After a night on the train, tourists will be arriving in Hanoi around 05.30 am. The tour finishes