This is the oldest region of Viet Nam where the Vietnamese culture originated over 2,000 years ago. It is famous for its rippling mountains, cascading rice terraces and karst topography. Our carefully designed trip reveals the rural area of Viet Nam, far removed from the hustle and bustle of the big cites. If you are looking for a peaceful but also interesting and adventurous trip, this is the one for you.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Ha Noi|
|DEPARTURE TIME||8 AM|
Day 1: Ha Noi - Overnight Train To Sapa
19.30pm – Meet up at your hotel & transfer to the railway station for an overnight train to Lao Cai. Overnight on the train on four berth – sleeping cabin.
Day 2: Sapa - Trekking - Lao Chau - Ta Van Village (B, L)
Arrive in Lao Cai Station in early morning, welcomed by tour guide & transfer 40km to Sa Pa town. After breakfast at local restaurant, we take bicycle down to Ta Phin Village in 20km. This place is home of H’Mong & Dzay Ethnic minorities. Have a picnic lunch in a local coffee shop. Afterwards return to Sa Pa town in the afternoon. Enjoy your time with local in love market near Church – Sa Pa centre & colorful clothes of Ethnic people. Overnight in Sa Pa.
Day 3: Sapa - Lao Chau (B, L)
Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, we start biking to “Heaven Gate” – considered the highest mountain in Northern Viet Nam. On this route, We get through Hoang Lien Son range and have a great chance for what we are looking for with large sky, cloud & you. We stop in Than Uyen for short break & a local lunch. After lunch, we continue by car to Lai Chau for overnight.
Day 4: Lao Chau - Muong Lay (B, L)
We start the day by biking. Start in the morning around the small town in the mountainous area of Northern Viet Nam – Lai Chau town. Then, we take about 10km for biking to up & down hill in quite town with wonderful feeling.
Keep going to Muong Lay in the afternoon with long bike trip with magnificent views. Get to hotel with total cycling distance is 105 km. Overnight in Muong Lay.
Day 5: Muong Lay - Dien Bien Phu (B, L)
Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, we will ride along the Na River through a lush, undulating landscape of ferns, bananas and bamboo to the city of Dien Bien Phu. This historic town has an infamous history as the location of a stunning Vietnamese victory over the occupying French Forces. Overnight in Dien Bien Phu.
Day 6: Dien Bien Phu - Ha Noi (B, L)
We spend this day to relax and visit the most famous historical sites of Dien Bien Phu including: The old Muong Thanh bridge Dien Bien Phu Museum, the bunker headquarters of French commander, Colonel Christian de Casties. Visit A1 hill-where bitter fighting took place. In the afternoon, check out hotel & transfer back to Ha Noi by car.
End of our bike tour in Ha Noi.