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Unique Experiences:

See the mountainous North from a different perspective – from the comfort of your bicycle saddle.
Bike through beautiful scenery and get to know about the daily life of the locals on the way.
Experience ethnic villages as you go and visit the colorful markets that the North is so famous for.

Participants:
Up to 8 travelers may book this trip. A minimum of two travelers is required for this trip to depart.
Trip Length: 6 Day(s) 5 Night(s)
Tour Departure Dates: This trip departs on a fixed schedule. Please check the booking calendar for further details.
Type of Transportation:

Hanoi to Lao Cai by Soft-sleeper Train.
Sapa to Lao Cai by Shared Bus.
Lao Cai to Bac Ha, Ban Pho, Ta Chai, Can Cau, Nam Mom, Trung Do by Bicycle.
Bac Ha to Sapa by Car.
Sapa to Lao Cai Train Station by Shared Bus.
Lao Cai to Hanoi by Soft-sleeper Train.

Type of Accommodation:

3 nights at budget hotels with a private bathroom.

Physical Rate: 3/5
Included in Price:

Meals: 4 breakfasts
Accommodation: 3 nights in budget hotels with private bathroom
Transportation: Hanoi to Lao Cai by Soft-sleeper Train, Sapa to Lao Cai by Shared Bus, Lao Cai to Bac Ha, Ban Pho, Ta Chai, Can Cau, Nam Mom, Trung Do by Bicycle, Bac Ha to Sapa by Car, Sapa to Lao Cai Train Station by Shared Bus and Lao Cai to Hanoi by Soft-sleeper Train.
Miscellaneous: English-speaking guide and entrance fees.

Excluded from Price:

Personal Travel Insurance (Compulsory).
Tips to guide and driver.

Special Information:

This tour is not recommended for children below 16 years old.

Map

Locations Visited:
Bac Ha, Sapa, Ethnic villages
Start City:
Hanoi
End City:
Hanoi

Itinerary

Day 1: Night train Hanoi to Lao Cai
Pick-up at the hotel 19:30 - 20:00 and transfer to the train station. From here, you take a night train to Lao Cai.

Transportation: Hanoi to Lao Cai by Overnight Train.

Day 2: Lao Cai to Bac Ha
Arrival in Lao Cai train station early morning and you'll be picked up by your guide. After breakfast, we'll take a bike ride along culture village toward Bac Ha. Check-in to your hotel upon arrival in Bac Ha. In the afternoon, we'll  continue our bike ride to visit Ban Pho and Ta Chai, then return back to your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast
Transportation: Lao Cai Train Station to Bac Ha Hotel by Car, Bac Ha to Ban Pho and Ta Chai by Bicycle.
Accommodation: Sao Mai Hotel, or similar.

Day 3: Bac Ha to Can Cau to Nam Mom to Bac Ha
After finish your breakfast at your hotel.  We'll leave Bac Ha for Can Cau (if possible, on Saturday we'll go visit a local market in the area). We'll return back to Bac Ha at noon and in the afternoon, we'll continue our bike ride to visit Nam Mom.

Meals: Breakfast
Transportation: Bac Ha to Can Cau and Back to Bac Ha by Car, Bac Ha to Nam Mom by Bicycle.
Accommodation: Sao Mai Hotel, or similar.

Day 4: Bac Ha to Trung Do to Bac Ha to Sapa
After breakfast, we'll be cycling to Trung Do (if possible, on Sunday we'll take cycle to Bac Ha market). After cycling and enjoying the surrounding area, you'll be picked up and travel to Sapa town by car.

Meals: Breakfast
Transportation: Bac Ha Hotel to Trung by Bicyble, Bac Ha to Sapa by Car.
Accommodation: Cat Cat View Hotel, or similar.

Day 5: Sapa to Cat Cat village to Lao Cai and Overnight train to Hanoi
After breakfast, your guide will walk you around and take you to the local market in Sapa town. In the afternoon, we'll continue walking to Cat Cat Ethnic Village for a visit and return back to Sapa town. You'll have a bit of time to relax before the shared bus arrive for your ride to Lao Cai Train Station. From here, you'll take an overnight train and arrive Hanoi the next morning, where your trip ends.

Meals: Breakfast
Transportation: Sapa to Lao Cai Train Station by Shared Bus, Lao Cai to Hanoi by Overnight Soft-Sleeper Train.

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