Trip Description & Detailed Itinerary
Biking Sapa Vietnam is a two day mountain bike tour, starting from Sapa town, taking you to Sapa hill tribe villages of Ban Ho, Thanh Phu, Sin Chai, Nam Nhiu, My Son. This is a moderate, medium difficult bike ride we recommend for experienced cyclists.
Biking Sapa Vietnam itinerary
Day 1: Biking Sapa Vietnam. Sapa – Ban Ho – Thanh Phu – Sin Chai (L,D)
8:00: You will be met up with your Lotussia Travel guide at your hotel in Sapa. You cycle downhill on a windy road, which goes along Muong Hoa valley.
The valley is home to Black H’mong, 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, you will cycle downhill until you reach Thanh Phu village of Tay
minority. Here you stop for lunch in a traditional Tay house.
After lunch, your ride will be mostly uphill; you head toward Sin Chai village of Red Dao minority.
Where you will stay overnight in the red Dao family.
Day 2: Mountain biking Sapa. Sin Chai – Nam Nhiu – My Son – Ban Ho – Sapa (B,L)
Today’s ride will be a little softer. You will pass by some tinny villages. You can stop by a local school and give children some small gifts such as pens or books. You will also be able to meet Xa Pho minority, one of the smallest ethnic group, which cannot be found in other areas. You will pass by Thanh Phu and continue to Ban Ho. In Ban Ho you will enjoy lunch in a local house. After lunch, you will take a short walk to the nearby river, where you will be able to have a swim. You can take a break and have a cup of tea in a Tay house before you get on a car for a journey back to Sapa. Arrive back in Sapa around late afternoon. End of Lotussia Travel service.