NORTHERN VIETNAM MOUNTAIN BIKE
offers challenging cross country mountain bike and a wonderful
opportunity to experience the traditional and varied lifestyles of
the people of this spectacular country.
Testimonials of this
I hope you are
I like the MTB trip so much in Vietnam that I want to come back again.
Hanoi- Yen Bai : (L,D ) ( riding
Meet in hotel ( 7: 00AM), driving out
of Hanoi city. Start riding ,It’s a fascinating ride past many minority
villages as we climb onto a higher plateau. We ride pass of rice field
and tea plantations before arriving in the Doan Hung for lunch, continue
biking to Yen Bai city. Dinner and overnight in Hotel in Yen bai.
riding 85 km)
breakfast we start riding on bank of Red river
o Lao Cai.
About 40 km off road track (pretty
wide) start climbing on the left. After many villages and a beautiful
narrow suspension bridge, we enjoy a long single track section, starting
on terraces by long climb, leading to an off road pass (about 300m of
elevation) and finishing on a long downhill through waterfalls and rain
forest. Lunch with noodle soup and breads, fruits, tea coffee.Then we
get to the asphalt where the minibus is waiting at BaoHa , take long
transfer (35’) to LaoCai.
Night in Hotel in Lao
LaoCai- Cocly -Bac Ha ( 45 km,
offroad, trails, dirt road )
Arrival Laocai at
6:00 AM in the morning, Breakfast in Local restaurant with rice noodle
soup , banana pancake, breads, coffee, tea… Transfer by van to CocLy,
boat trip to Bao Nhai, stating riding to NamDec with 2 of climbing
with 10% , more than 6 and 5 km per one climb. After more than 20 km we
will stop for lunch, after lunch riding down to Bac Ha. Overnight in
Bac Ha . Dinner in Congphu local restaurant.
Distance: +- 55 Km. D+: 1250m D-: 500m. (B,L, D )
Bac ha- CanCau- Bac Ha ( 50km
offroad, trails, single track, dirt trails )
After breakfast in
Hotel, we start biking from hotel to Hmong villages, riding on mountain
trails climbing several mountain from 5 to 7km.
Distance: +- 50 Km. D+: 1150m D-:
500m. (B,L, D )
su Phi ( 85km, off road, dirt road, asphalt road )
After breakfast in
Hotel, we start biking directly from hotel, climb above Bac Ha through
Di Thau. Then ride off road in the mountain on a wide track to a
mountain pass and long asphalt downhill to Xin man. optional asphalt
riding 38 km to hotel or Mini bus driving to Hoang Su Phi
HoangSuPhi. Dinner at first “Basic” Hotel.
Distance: +- 85 Km. D+: 1400m D-: 1600m. ( B,L,D)
Su Phi- Bac Quang ( 65 km, off road )
clients start biking directly from hotel on flat asphalt road.
About 5 Km, an off road track (pretty wide) start climbing on the left.
After many villages and a beautiful narrow suspension bridge, we enjoy a
long single track section, starting on terraces by long climb, leading
to an off road pass (about 1300m of elevation) and finishing on a long
downhill through waterfalls and rain forest. Lunch with noodle soup and
breads, fruits, tea coffee.
Then we get to the asphalt where the minibus is waiting at Vang Luong ,
take short transfer (15’) to hot spring. Clients take relax with
bathing in there.
Motorbike will assistance group until meet mini bus.
Minibus goes with Guest from this meeting point to a small asphalt pass
(tough climb and long steep downhill)
Then transfer (about 40’) to Bac Quang. Night in Hotel.
Distance: +- 60Km. D+: 1300m D-: 1230m. ( B,L,D)
Quang- Hanoi (50 km, off road )
On road riding in
country side 40 km, lunch. Driving back to Hanoi. End of service in
Hotel in Hanoi
Distance: 45 Km. D+: 300 m. D-: 350m. (B,L )
Prices are based per person, double occupancy, with a separate
cost for solo travelers. If you are traveling in a group but
prefer single accommodations, a single supplement fee applies.
Triple accommodations are not available in many of the
destinations we visit.
October to May
- English speaking local guide
- Accommodations in hotels, home stays and
local hotel around trip as mention
- Meals as mention with B= breakfast, L=
Lunch, D= dinner
- Sightseeing and activities as noted in
- Ground transportation
- Additional guides where necessary
- Entrance fees and permits
- Basic medical
International airfare; meals not
noted on itinerary; Vietnam visa; insurance other than basic medical
; optional tipping to leader, guides and local staff; excess baggage
charges; international airport taxes; cost of medical immunizations;
items of a personal nature (alcoholic beverages, laundry, etc.).
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