Day 1:Hanoi- Night train
Meet at the hotel collecting bike from cyclist .
Dinner and transfer to train station for night train
to Laocai at 8 :30 PM. Overnight on train )
3:BacHa – TaVanChu (B, L, D)- Trekking : 3/5 grade
Day 2:LaoCai- Bac Ha ( B, L, D) – Mountain bike : 7/10
Distance ride : +- 45 Km. D+: 1250m D -: 500m, 10%
(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 An
Ho stating riding to Phin Giang- Bao tan- Coc ly
with 2 of climbing with 10% , more than 3 and 5 km
per one climb. After more than 20 km we arrival Coc
ly where we will take 60 minutes boat trip on Chay
river. Bike will put on boat with clients. Arrival
Bao Nhai , Coc Dao riding up to Bac Ha ( 38 km off
road ) no minibus stand by behind group until to the
hotel. Overnight in hotel. Dinner in local
restaurant. Overnight in hotel Bac Ha
Overnight in CongFu hotel or same standard.
Breakfast, check out of your hotel and depart at 08.30
am. Starting point of the trekking trail from hotel . It
is an easy walk through the valley and terraced rice
paddies for over 2 hours to a village of the Hmong
ethnic peoples. Explore the village and then take a
afternoon the trek takes nearly 4 hours going up and
down hill through plantations, rice paddies and
especially the palm forests of the hilly land. We will
pass some hamlets of the Hmong and Tay minority people,
arriving at the Centre of TaVan Chu village at about
5.00 pm. Explore this beautiful village in your free
time before dinner. Home stay in a local house .
Day summary: Trekking 6-7 hours, approx.17 km, grade
3/5/. Home stay in Village
Day4:TaVanChu – ThaiGiangPho (B, L, D)- Trekking: 3/5 grade
at 08.30am after breakfast at the home-stay. The trek
today is easy along a large village path which connects
this village to other villages of the Hmong, Tay and
Nung ethnic peoples, all beautifully set along the
mountain. We pay visits to many local homes along the
way and everywhere people welcome visitors and treat
trek in the afternoon goes uphill slightly to
ThaiGiangPho . This region is inhabited mostly by the
Flower Hmong who traditionally and practically build
their homes on hill tops and cultivate the surrounding
land to create perfect dwellings. We arrive in village
at afternoon, and then take a leisurely walk to explore
the surrounding countryside. Dinner and the home stay
will be in a stilt house of the local people
summary: Trekking 6 hours, approx.17 km, grade 3 of 5/
Home stay .
Day5:ThaiGiangPho-BacHa (B, L, D): Trekking: 2/5 grade
breakfast, leave village at about 08.30 am, to enjoy
another day trekking along the beautiful valley. There
is a good trail which winds up and down on the high
hillsides gradually going uphill for the whole morning
via local village. These people are very different from
the Nung and Tay, who live in large villages in the
lower lands. Lunch break and then descend along a narrow
trail passing through tea farms and steep terraced
paddies for 2 hours to BacHa. and overnight in Hotel in
summary: Trekking 5 hours, approx.14 km, grade 2 of 5/
Distance ride : +- 75 Km. D+: 1100m D-: 1600m, 20%
After breakfast in Hotel, clients 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. Lunch with pasta and fruit.
In the afternoon, clients bike on asphalt about
15-20 km along River Chay before final transfer to
Hoang Suphi. People motivated and very feet can
ride all the stage long to Suphi (85 Km).
Overnight in Suphil. (B ,L,)
Overnight in Suphi. Dinner at first “Basic” Hotel.
Day 7:Hoang Su phi - Bac Quang.
Distance ride : +- 50Km. D+: 1100m D-: 1230m,
single track, 100% off road
After breakfast 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.
Small transfer (about 30’) to Bac Quang. Night in
Hotel. (B ,L )
Night in Hotel in HaGiang
Day 8: Hagiang
- Hanoi .
Distance biking :
55 km. D + 600m, D -
600m, 80% off road
L). Easy Mountain bike
Breakfast and then a bit transfer , then off road
riding in country side 55 km, lunch. Driving back to
Hanoi . End of service in Hanoi .