We arrange bicycle trips from half day up to 3 day trips. These are led by a local English speaking guide. On all the trips, your luggage will be transported by our supply vehicles or jeep. We provide high quality mountain bikes for all our trips. It is also possible to combine bicycle trips with trekking, walking or market trips. All bicycle trips are carried out on a one to one basis, of you and your guide.
On this trip, the ride takes you along Muong Hoa valley and then deep into Ban Ho valley, which is home to Tay, Red Dao minorities. You will enjoy beautiful landscape, meet friendly local people and spend one night in red Dao family.
Your trip starts from Sapa. You cycle downhill on a windy road, which goes along Muong Hoa valley. The valley is home to Black Hmong, Giay and Red Dao minorities. From the road you will have many opportunities to enjoy amazing scenery of mountains and rice paddy terraces as far as the eyes can see. After a short break in Su Pan, you will cycle downhill until you reach Thanh Phu village of Tay minority. Here you stop for lunch in a traditional Tay house.
After lunch, your ride will be mostly uphill; you head toward Sin Chai village of Red Dao minority. Where you will stay overnight in in a local house in the village.
Approx: 6 hours cycling/ 1-hour lunch.
Today’s ride will be a little softer. You will pass by some tinny villages. You can stop by a local school and give children some small gifts such as pens or books. You will also be able to meet Xa Pho minority, one of the smallest ethnic group, which cannot be found in other areas. You will pass by Thanh Phu and continue to Ban Ho.
In Ban Ho you will enjoy lunch in a local house. After lunch, you will take a short walk to the nearby river, where you will be able to have a swim. You can take a break and have a cup of tea in a Tay house before you get on a car for a journey back to Sapa.
Approx: 1.5-hour driving/ 1 hour walking/ 3 hours cycling/ 1 hour lunch.
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