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Nam Dinh Province

4-Day Mountain Bike Tour from Sapa to Dien Bien Phu

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    What to Expect
    Visit some of the most scenic areas in Northern Vietnam, cycle through stunning mountainous landscapes and learn about local life and culture on this 4-day cycling tour.

    Cycle the highest pass in Vietnam to "Heavens Gate." Enjoy a magnificent view of the Sapa valley and ride down to Tam Duong to stay overnight. Ride through the market town of Phong Tho and enjoy the view of acres of lush riverside banana plantations on your way to the town of Paso.

    Go through the picturesque Na river valley past colorful villages with lots of ethnic minorities until you reach Lai Chau in the early afternoon. Take a stroll through the town, go trekking in the mountains or take an afternoon swim.

    Then ride downhill to Muong Lay village past more villages until reaching Dien Bien Phu for the end of this colorful journey.

    Day 1: Heavens Gate - Binh Lu - Tam Duong (Meals: L, D)

    Start the day at Sapa and cycle up to Vietnam's highest pass to "Heaven's Gate." Take a short break to enjoy the picturesque view of the Sapa valley before riding downhill all the way to Tam Duong where you will stay overnight.

    Day 2: Tam Duong - Phong Tho- Paso (Meals: B, L, D)

    If day 2 falls on Thursday or Sunday, visit the colorful Tam Duong market and see the ethnic costumes of White Hmong, Flower Hmong, Nhang, and Pu Na. Ride the jeeps to pass between Tam Duong and Phong Tho and then on the bikes downhill towards the market town of Phong Tho and acres of lush riverside banana plantations until reaching the town of Paso.

    Day 3: Paso - Sin Ho - Lai Chau (Meals: B, L, D)

    Follow the road through the picturesque Na river valley past small villages of red and white Hmong, Kho Mu and White Thai ethnic minorities. Take a stroll through the small town, go trekking in the mountains, take a dip in the river, or just relax over a cup of coffee of beer.

    Day 4: Lai Chau - Dien Bien Phu (Meals: B, L, D)

    Start out with the jeep for 30km before cycling downhill to Muong Lay village. Then ride the sealed road from Muong Lay to Dien Bien Phu passing along more ethnic villages. Reach Dien Bien Phu in the afternoon. The tour ends here. Stay the night to go on to Laos or fly to Hanoi on the next day.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Sapa hotels
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Air conditioned support vehicle
    • English speaking biking tour guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Meals as mentioned (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
    • Bike and helmet
    • Water, snacks
    • Cold towels
    • Water, snacks, cold towels and fresh fruits during cycling time
    • Accommodation as per itinerary
    • Personal expenses
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.


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