Sapa biking tour to Binh Lu – Lai Chau
The Binh Lu Market in Lai Chau Province is located on the other side of Sapa, passing the 1900m Tram Ton pass, Vietnam highest pass and considered the most beautiful stretch of road in the country, it does all the long the way the Tai Lu minority people. Steep descend towards the Nam Mu River. The road conditions here are bother good and bad. Reach the village of Chu Va which is inhabited by the Black Hmong minority. It is still going downhill. And the ride will bring us to Binh Lu market.
First night: Hanoi – Lao Cai
Pick-up from the hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter, transfer to Hanoi train station for night train to Lao Cai.
Day 1: Sapa – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Tavan village (B,L,D)
5h30 : Arrive Lao Cai, our guide pick you up and go by car to go to Sapa.
9h000: After breakfast, we start with 6 km walking down to the South East of Sapa alongside Muong Hoa valley to Y Linh Ho village, trek 2 km down to Lao Chai village, take picture of paddle field and visit minority house and school. Have picnic lunch in the Black H’Mong house, discover their daily life style and enjoy landscape.
13h00: Continue your trekking to Ta Van village, swimming at Muong Hoa stream, enjoy beautiful land scape and visit houses of Dzay minority people.
18h00 : Have dinner in the hotel with Sapa speciality food !
Evening : Free to discover around Sapa town, overnight in the hotel.
Day 2 : Tram Ton – Tam Duong – Waterfall (B,L,D)
7h00: Have breakfast, start your trip to Tam Duong (Lai Chau ) by van up to Tram Ton , the highest pass in Vietnam . Overview of Lai Chau valley from Fansipan mountain. Have short break then get bicycle to cycle 25km down along Fansipan pass to Tam Duong . Sigh-seeing and discover the minority life.
12h00: Arriver to Tam Duong . Check in hotel for the lunch and soft break
13h30: Bike 2km to Tac Tinh waterfall, trek up 30 minutes along the stream. Do swimming at the water fall and enjoy some fruit before getting back to the hotel . On the way visit MuongCau village of White Thai Minority people.
Evening : Discover the city by your self . Sleep well in the hotel.
Day 3 : Tam Duong – Pape village – Binhlu village – Sapa ( B,L,D)
7h00 : Have breakfast then go to Tam Duong market and Muong Mo village . After that we go to visit Pape village – Lu minority people (the poorest village in Tam Duong ). Chatting with the villagers at their house then visit a school, have a talk the children and give some souvenirs! Takking picture with them and back to Tam Duong for lunch. After that take van back to Sapa.
15h00 : Arriver Sapa have free shower in the hotel then continue to take tourist bus to Lao Cai .
18h00 : Have dinner in restaurant then take the night train around 21h00 back to Hanoi. Tour ends.
Transportation as tour program
Entrance fee, charity souvenirs
English/ French speaking guide
(Surchage for French speaking guide $.10/day)
Drinks or personal fee.
NOTE: What shoud bring: Good trekking boots, rainwear, 2 sets of clothes, socks, towel, swimming suit, Camera and film, flash light, Medicine for personal use.