Sapa Dirt Trails Mountain Bike Tour 7days
Sapa Dirt Trails Mountain Bike Tour 7days The Sin Chai Sapa Cycling Tour is customized for small group tours, individuals, holidays with kids. The adventure begins as you cycle from Sapa town riding downhill to Muong Hoa valley or you can enjoy a car transfer up to Ban Ho where you take an off-road bycle ride to Thanh Phu and Sin Chai villages.
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Sapa Dirt Trails Mountain Bike Tour 7days
Destination cycling route:
Lao Cai – Bat Xat – Trinh Tuong – Lung pho – A Mu sung –A Lu – Ngai Thau – y Ty – Muong Hum – Ban Xeo – Sapa – Laochai –Ta van – thanh phu – sin chai – ngai thau – Pho Lu
Sapa is Located at 1500 meters (4921 feet) above sea level in Vietnam’s remote northwest mountains, Sapa is famous for both its fine, rugged scenery and also its rich cultural diversity. Sapa is an incredibly picturesque town that lies in the Hoang Lien Son mountain range near the Chinese border in northwestern Vietnam, known as “the Tonkinese Alps”. Sapa and its surrounding region is host to many hill tribes, as well as rice terraces, lush vegetation, and Fansipan, the highest peak in Vietnam..
Y Ty is located at an altitude of over 2,000m, leaning back into the mountains furrowed available but its peak 2.660m high, cloud cover almost all year round. The sun may have little place that shines all day is 12 hours. Y Ty is the way to trails zigzag lines and then sank in the forest leaves, the house in the clouds looming. Is it so that when the next Y Ty, many people feel like you are entering another world, separate from the earth
Our trip cost usually includes the following services. Please bear in mind JET Travel is specialized in tailor-made trips. Trip cost vary depending on group size and other details.
Vehicle for transfers and support
Tour guide. The English-Speaking guide is provided by default. Other language may be available upon request (with extra charge).
Sightseeing entrance fees.
Unless required most of the following services are usually not included in our tour price.
Accommodation pre/post trip.
Hanoi – Night Train Lao cai
Welcome to Vietnam. Arriving at Noi Bai International Airport, JET Adventure Tour guide and driver will greet and pick you up to the hotel at the heart of Hanoi capital. Hanoi, the antique and dynamic city of Vietnam, reserves a unique old world charm and several of the most striking colonial architecture of Asia. After the checking-in, Take relax by your own and do briefing itinerary with our guide for coming days. enjoy a cyclo ride through the bustling streets in the Old Quarter to discover the ancient and modern beauty of Hanoi. After the tour, you will be warmly welcome with a special welcoming dinner in a typical Vietnamese food restaurant. Following dinner meal, our shuttle bus take to Train Station to catch the night Train to Lao Cai. Stay over night train with four cabin share ( wooden cabin – soft berths with air condition)
Lao Cai –Lung Po – A Mu Sung – Alung – Y Ty
The Train arrives Lao cai Train station at 5: 30 A.m. Our cycling guide and support van will pick you up to Local Restaurant for early breakfast and change your cycling suit. We commence riding at 7h30 in Laocai City cross the Bridge and follow the bank of the Red River to Bat Xat Township. We ride on newly paved frontier road between Vietnam and China. You will be fascinated by pristine nature and magnificent untouched scenery. We keep riding to Trinh Tuong Commune where we spend the time to explore the daily life of hill tribal villages, learn about their unique architeture house, meet and talk with curious people and their kid. we continue to ride upward of Red river where Three Rivers meet each other (the Lung Po river and Nguyen Giang from China River runs into Vietnam territory at Lung Pho Village – Call Red River). Take picture the marverlous sightseeing and milestone of Vietnam and China. After visiting Lung Po Commune, we turn off the road to A Mu Sung And A Lu commune .You will admire extraordinary rice terraces, picturesque hill tribal villages and fairytale scenery. Upon Arriving in A Lu village stop for picnic lunch . after refreshment and filling up energy, we start riding ascending to Y ty commune. On the way, you are rewarded by fresh nature and limestone panoramas.
Arriving in Y Ty commnue late afternoon. Take relax and have dinner with local family. Stay overnight in Hmong family.
Yty – Den Sang – Muong Hum – Sapa
Get up early in the morning to walk around the village and local market to observe the daily life of hill tribal people. Meeting with school kid on the way to school with big sound Hello you. Or go to the summit of Yty to hunt amazing cloud passing over your head. Come back to the homestay have breakfast with family, enjoy local pancake and hot coffee. Do check out and say good bye our friendly host .We start cycling at 8:30 a.m from homestay around the villages and head to Den Sang commune. We make warm up by riding in cloudy ascending 4,6 km to summit of Y Ty where you are impressive on breathtaking scenery, Nhiu Co San summit panoramas and picturesque rice terraces valleys. We check the gear and brake, wearing cycling jacket before descending 20 km to Den Sang and Muong Hum township. Arriving in Muong Hum take the time to explore Sunday local market .meeting with different colourful hill tribal people from all corner of Bat Xat district to Muong Hum Market on Sunday morning. After visiting Market, we restart ascending to O Quy Ho and Sapa Town. Have lunch enroute and spend your time to take some highlight pictures on the way. Upon arriving in Sapa,. We do check in and relax. Or you can try traditional herbal medicine massage of Red Dao people for your refeshment. Have dinner in local restaurant, stay overnight at Sunny Mountain Hotel.
Sapa Track trail
After hearty breakfast in Hotel, we commence riding through the Town to village where you will be enthralled by the majestic beauty of nature, the mountains and the people here. We ride on single track trail and dirt road lead to Ma Tra and Ta Phin village, passing kindergarten, primary school, clinic, church, Hmong family to Ta Phin Cave. Stop on the way to take picture and interact with hill tribal people who ask you with the same question from different people.
Have lunch in local restaurant. After lunch meal, we ride on paved road and off road lead to Sapa town. Arriving in Sapa Town, leave your bike in Hotel and wander around the town to discover Sapa by your own.your guide will meet you again in lobby at 7:00pm and going out for dinner. Stay overnight in Sunny hotel
Sapa – Thanh Phu- Sin Chai
Have breakfast in hotel, clear the bill and check out . we start cycling from Hotel, down to Muong Hoa Valley to explore all highlight of Sapa Today. Sapa valley boasts magnificent rice terraces, colourful hill tribe villages and breathtaking scenic beauty. You leave the hustle and bustle Sapa touristic area behind, we ride on descending paved road, off the beaten track, single track, and dirt road , cross the suspension bridge to Lao Chai – Ta Van Village, you will meet and talk with local people on the way we passby. Or visit their home to learn their life and culture. Crossing again the bridge to paved road lead to Su Phan and down to Den Thang, Thanh kim, Thanh phu , have lunch in local family. After lunch, we continue to ride on single track, dirt road, passing many villages and stream to Sin Chai B where we will stay overnight with Dao Family. Dinner and stay overnight in Homestay.
Sin Chai – Pho lu – Lao Cai
Wake up early in the morning to participate with local activites or just walk around the village to enjoy pristine nature and peaceful villages. Have breakfast with traditional pancake and banana cake, try herbal tea with the Host . we start our cycling from homestay, passing villages and villages, rice terrace, streams and buffalo road lead to Suoi Thau, Nam Chiec,Ta Thang have lunch enroute. Following lunch meal, we ride on undulating road to Pho Lu and turn off the scenic road lead to Lao Cai city. Upon arriving in Lao Cai , our guide will arrange the room for taking shower and have early dinner before catching the night train back to Hanoi. Stay over night on 04 wooden cabin share with soft bed and air condition.
5:00- a.m the train arrk yo in in Hanoi, Our driver will meet you and pick you up to Hotel for breakfast and relax by your own. You will transfer to air port for onwards flights.
Our service finish. Thank you very much for your joining a life time cyling adventure tours in Vietnam with us. Thank you very much to join and share cycling experience with us
When cycling we stay in friendly hotel, guesthouse or homestays. Some are more basic than others! Bear in mind that some of the places we overnight in are not on the standard tourist trail.In larger cities and towns, our hotels are generally more western style and are three or four hotels or resort. Please do not expect the same standard as you would your home.
Homestay in the villages is simple interm of bedding condition and ementies. We will sleep on beds or floor with mattress, clean sheet, pillow and mosquito nets. Toilet is usually western style.
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What if I can’t find the departure date I need?
Please give us a call or send massage. If you are a group of four or more, we can usually add a departure date within the season to suit you.
Why are the hotels not listed in the itinerary?
We use a pool of hotels to maximise availability for you & Best homestay in mountainous or read more at Accommodation.
Will I have a local guide?
Yes, your guide will be English speaking and local. The local guide will be a highlight of your tour as they are experienced and will pass on their knowledge and passion for their country. They will show you the best places to eat, help you meet local people along the way and give you a real feel for the local culture.
Can I take a break from the cycling?
Yes, if you want to take a break, jump into the the air conditioned support vehicle that is always available.
What will the group size be?
The tour requires a minimum of 2 people to run and there will be a maximum of 16 guests.
What will the food be like?
Vietnamese or Asia food is very varied across the length of the country. Each regional has local adaptations of classic dishes. Your guide will share their passion for their cuisine and they will lead you along a culinary adventure. Drinking water is always included with meals, any other drinks will be extra.
What snacks will I get during the cycling?
You will be supplied with local snacks & energy bars. Clean water and electrolyte drinks are provided to keep you hydrated.
Is there a single supplement?
No, there is no extra charge for single travellers if you share a room with another same sex single guest. If you want your own room you can pay a supplement.
What will the weather be like?
Seasons vary across the vast length of the country, meaning you can travel to Vietnam , Laos and Cambodia.Etc… at any time of the year. You will probably have some rain during your visit.
Can you arrange my flights?
Flights are not included with our tours. However, we are more than happy to offer advice on long haul and regional flights, based on our extensive esperience of travel in Asia.
Suitable Bicycle. MTB, Touring Bike, Cyclocross/Gravel bike.
At JET we hold firmly to the opinion that using your own bike, the bike on which you feel at home and comfortable is the finest way to enjoy a cycling adventure.
Most kinds of bicycle, except light-weight racing bikes are suitable for this tour: touring bikes, mountain bikes, hybrids or cyclocross bikes are all fine. Road conditions vary from asphalt to gravel and some hard packed dirt tracks. Tyre’s from 35mm in width upwards will be fine but we recommend 40mm on 700c and 2” on 26” wheels as a minimum.
South East Asia is generally a warm place so the ability to carry one or two water bottles is essential (either on your bike or in a backpack). Our back-up vehicle carries water and tools although for those competent with tools bringing your own pump, puncture kit, and multi took is recommended as it would speed up repairs and minor adjustments. If bringing your own bike please bring along a few spare spokes that fit your wheels (please note that different wheels have different size spokes). If your bike has disk brakes or hub gears please bring any components that you feel may be necessary. We carry some spares for our hire bikes but we cannot guarantee that we will have any tubes other than 26” car type valves. Tyres and tubes other than 26” can be difficult to come by in many parts of the world so please make sure you have spares. If in doubt please ask at your local bike shop. A means of carrying your camera, sunblock etc is also useful – either an on-bike bag, handlebar or saddlebag for example, or a lightweight day-pack.
Recommendation: Although our hire bikes come equipped with a saddle if you have a saddle you use and are happy with it is strongly recommended that you use it on tour. If you use SPD type shoes please bring your own matching pedals. We are happy to fit these for you. You may also like to bring bar ends if you use them at home.
ESSENTIAL! Please be sure that your bicycle is in perfect condition before you leave home. Again, if in doubt please consult your local bike shop.
If you wish to hire a bicycle for the duration of your holiday with us we can arrange for the hire of good quality cycles from our in-country agent. Typically these bikes are mountain bikes, often Trek 4 series or similar. Please request a hire bike at the time of booking, fields to do so are on the booking form. Payment for hire bikes can be made with the balance of the tour payment or in cash on arrival.
Rental Bicycle Recommendation. Although our hire bikes come equipped with a saddle if you have a saddle you use and are happy with it is strongly recommended that you use it on tour. If you use SPD type shoes please bring your own matching pedals. We are happy to fit these for you. You may also like to bring bar ends if you use them at home.