Vietnam Northwest Cycle Tour – 9 days

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This cycle-journey through Southeast Asia’s most spectacular mountain range is for cyclists seeking a biking challenge, enjoy climbing and mixing it up with some off road trails. Starting in Hanoi, Cycling to the scenic hill-station of Sapa and ride the amazing mountain trails around Fansipan, Indochina’s highest peak, before riding over a 2 km high mountain pass, the first of many. This tour goes to a part of Vietnam where few foreigners ever venture and you’ll be amazed at the colourful clothing of the many ethnic tribes as you ride through valleys and river gorges to Dien Bien Phu. Here we’ll visit battlefields and learn how Ho Chi Minh defeated the colonial French and then two long days of riding will be rewarded by a stay at the charming Mai Chau valley before heading back to Hanoi.

Day 1 : Hanoi cycle to Yen Bai

Pick up at your hotel at 7:30 and transfer by vehicle to Trung Ha bridge and start cycling to Yen Bai on the banks of Red River . Picnic lunch on the way . Arrive late afternoon. Stay 1 night.

Summary
Cycling Distance : 90 km cycling
Meals : Lunch , Dinner
Accommodation : Hong Nhung Hotel

Day 2 : Yen Bai cycle to Sapa

After breakfast. A demanding, hilly, day along the mountain and river range culminating with the ascent of the spectacular , visiting the Vietnam & China border gate if time permitting.  Stay 2 nights.

Summary
Cycling Distance :  80 km cycling
Meals : Breakfast ,Lunch , Dinner
Accommodation : Sapa Hostel

Day 3 : Sapa Cycling to Village

Start from your hotel at 8 Am , bikes to explore Sa Pa an old French hill-station, in a spectacular location close to the Chinese border. This morning we will cycling down hill to Village , Lao Chai and Ta Van village ( Red Dzao and H’mong people ) . car pick you back to Sapa ,lunch and dinner by your self.

Summary
Cycling Distance :  20 km cycling
Meals : Breakfast
Accommodation : Sapa Hostel

Day 4 : Sapa Cycle to Lai Chau

Retrace our route back over the Tram Ton pass to Binh Lu junction and follow the road 4D north west to Tam Duong and today cycle to the scenic hill-station of Sapa and ride the amazing mountain trails around Fansipan, Indochina’s highest peak, before riding over a 2 km high mountain pass, the first of many. This tour goes to a part of Vietnam where few foreigners ever venture and you’ll be amazed at the colourful clothing of the many ethnic tribes as you ride through valleys and river gorges to Lai Chau.

Summary
Cycling Distance : 90 km cycling
Meals : Breakfast ,Lunch , Dinner
Accommodation : Muong Thanh  Hotel

Day 5 : Lai Chau Cycle to Muong Lay ( Old Lai Chau )

Cycle to old Lai Chau via the Hang Tom suspension bridge, following the Nam Na through spectacular gorges and Black Dao villages.  A long day with some climbs.  Stay 1 night. Hoang Long Hotel ,

Summary
Cycling Distance : 80 km cycling
Meals : Breakfast ,Lunch , Dinner
Accommodation : Hoang Long Hotel

Day 6 : Muong Lay Cycle to Dien Bien Phu

Our full day in Vietnam. Cycle to Dien Bien Phu – 104 kms.  Dien Bien Phu was the scene of the historic French defeat in 1954.  you’ll be amazed at the colourful clothing of the many ethnic tribes as you ride through valleys and river gorges to Dien Bien Phu. Here we’ll visit battlefields and learn how Ho Chi Minh defeated the colonial French.

Summary
Cycling Distance : 80 km
Meals : Breakfast ,Lunch , Dinner
Accommodation : Him Lam Resort & hotel

Day 7 : Dien Bien Phu Cycle to Son La

Cycle to Son La 150 km , along the mountain and river range culminating with the ascent of the spectacular , visiting the Son La prison . O / N in Son La .

Summary
Cycling Distance : 80 km
Meals : Breakfast ,Lunch ,Dinner
Accommodation : Hanoi  Hotel

Day 8 :Son La – Mai Chau

Cycle to Mai Chau village around 120 km , along the mountain range culminating ,long days of riding will be rewarded by a stay at the charming Mai Chau valley . Arrival in Mai Chau village . Homestay in Thai house . O / N in Mai Chau .

Summary
Cycling Distance : 80 km
Meals : Breakfast ,Lunch ,Dinner
Accommodation : Home -Stay

Day 9 : Mai Chau – Hanoi
Transfer to Doc Cun pass and starting cycling to Bai Chao villages , Kim Boi cycle to Luong Son before heading back to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi ( Your account )

Summary
Cycling Distance : 50 km
Meals : Breakfast ,Lunch
Accommodation : None

Northwest of Vietnam Bike Tour – 9 days

Tour prices are in USD per person and based on group size .

US$ 1.922 per person (1 persons)

US$ 1.132 per person (2 persons)

US$ 899 per person (3 persons)

US$ 782 per person (4 persons)

US$ 710 per person (5 persons)

US$ 1.132 per person (6 -12 persons)

US$  125 a single room supplement

Useful information :

1 – Group size for 1- Solo traveler ( Prices slightly higher will use one minivan to carrying travelers and bicycles together )

2 – Group size for 2 traveler ( Will use one minivan to carrying travelers and bicycles together )

3 – Group size from 3 -5 travelers ( will use one minivan to carrying travelers and bicycles together ) You will have a special offer price.

4 – Group size from 6 -12 travelers will include bus and one more truck to carrying travelers and bicycles separately ( One more bike mechanic will be available on the whole trip , more spare bikes , more equipment to be used. Other hands, one more bike guide and servants ) will be fixed as the same as a party of 2 .

5 – Prices may change because we do not promptly update

6 – Accommodation has been verified from companies and travelers ( local guest house , home-stay ,1,2,3,4 star hotel category. Different places we used different accommodation .

7 -Reserves the right to offer alternative accommodations of similar standards in cases where the accommodation operator overbooks their property  for any reasons beyond our control.

8 – If you wish to have a private small group bike tour, such as for your family or a group of friends, this is possible.  Simply tells us the number in your group and the days you would like to travel.

9 -Depending on our booking schedule and numbers of participant, we will tell you if we can accommodate your group.  Private tours are slightly more expensive than  group tours.

10 – A group is defined as 2 travelers or more.  Therefore, a group of 2 or more can choose their own departure date.


Trip price includes:

  • English Speaking Guide
  • Trek mountain bicycle with helmet
  • Support Van or Bus , Truck transportation for group
  • Service charges, rooms tax and handling fees
  • Accommodation based on twin sharing occupancy at hotel, guesthouse
  • Meals as indicated in program,B=Breakfast , L=Lunches ,D=Dinner
  • Cold water box, small fresh towel , Mineral water , Fruits
  • All entrance fees for sightseeing as indicated in the program

Trip price excludes:

  • Travel Insurance
  • Accommodation in Hanoi
  • Private expenses , tips
  • Drinks and Beverage
  • All other services not mentioned as inclusive

January : 16th – 24th

February : 16th – 24th

March : 16th – 24th

April : 16th – 24th

May : 16th – 24th ( Reduce 5 % )

June : 16th – 24th ( Reduce 5 % )

July 16th – 24th ( Reduce 5 % )

August : 16th – 24th ( Reduce 5 % )

September : 16th – 24th

October: 16th – 24th

November : 16th – 24th

December : 16th – 24th

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