Lao Cai - Sapa - Biking Tour
Day 1: Biking trip to Muong Hoa Valley
- Hill Tribes Early arrival at Lao Cai station, near the Chinese border. Pick up by a local guide and take a scenic one-hour drive up to the hill station of Sapa to check in to a hotel. After check-in, take a day trip to visit Muong Hoa Valley by bike. On the way, we stop to relax and take photos. This is a stunning place viewing the largest terraced rice fields in Sapa (If travelling between May and October, local harvest period, you will see the local farmers in action and a great opportunity for spectacular sceneries as well as photographic moment). Take a walk from Lao Chai Village of the Black H'mong Minority to Ta Van Village of the Giay Minority with a stop at the local Catholic Church, taking in the different traditions, cultures and costumes of the two minority groups. Return to Sapa by car. Overnight in Sapa.
(BLD) Day 2: Biking trip to Binh Lu
- unbelievably charming Check out of hotel after breakfast. Take a 45 km bike ride to Binh Lu. Along the way, take a short walk to Silver Waterfall and head to Heaven’s Gate, where you can see Fansipan Mountain - the highest peak in Indochina. A 1.5-hour downhill ride to Binh Lu includes a stop at Chu Va Village of Flower H'mong. Enjoy a packed lunch on the way before cycling to Pa Pen Village of Lu Minority where you can converse with the local people and visit the local school (closed on weekends). Return to the hotel by car where you can freshen up before transferring to Lao Cai railway station to board the train back to Ha Noi. Overnight on train.
(BLD) Day 3: End of the trip, full of experiences Early morning arrival at the Ha Noi train station. Pick up and transfer to your hotel in Ha Noi.