Tour Route: Hanoi - Thai Nguyen - Bac Can - Ba Be National Par - Bac Me - Ha Giang - Heaven gate pass - Hoang Su Phi - Xin Man - Bac Ha - Lao Cai - Sapa - Than Uyen - Tu Le - Nghia Lo - Yen Bai686 Views

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Tour Type: Private tour guide + Local Tour Guide + English Language
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Our Advantages & Promise

  • Zero shopping stops.
  • Flexible time schedule to suit your pace.
  • Selected and trained guides.
  • Meals are in quality local restaurants.
  • Western style service standard
Brief Itinerary

Day 1:  Hanoi Arrival
Day 2: Hanoi – Thai Nguyen – Bac Can (-/-/-)
Day 3: Bac Can – Ba Be National Park. (B, L, D, ~78km)
Day 4: Ba Be – Bac Me. (B/ L/ D, ~ 80km )
Day 5: Bac Me – Ha Giang. (B/L/D, ~ 63km)
Day 6: Ha Giang – Heaven gate pass – Hoang Su Phi. (B/L/D,~106km)
Day 7: Hoang Su Phi – Xin Man – Bac Ha. (B/L/D,~70km)
Day 8: Bac Ha – Sapa (B/L/D, ~ 80km)
Day 9: Sapa – Than Uyen. (B/L/D, ~ 95km)
Day 10: Than Uyen – Tu Le (B/L/D, ~ 88km)
Day 11: Tu Le – Nghia Lo (B/L/D, ~ 65km)
Day 12: Nghia Lo – Yen Bai (B/L/D, ~ 74km)
Day 13: Yen Bai – Hanoi (B/L/D, ~ 38km)
Day 14: Hanoi – Departure (B/-/-)

Day 1 – Vietnam Cycling Tour Ha Giang, Sapa Bac Can, Yen Bai : Hanoi – Arrival (-/-/-)

We are met and transferred to hotel. Ha Noi , Vietnam’s capital, is a stylish and gracious city that retains an unique old world charm and some Asia’s most striking colonial architecture. The many lakes and parks make for relaxing atmosphere. If time permits we embark on a cyclo for a short excursion through the bustling old quarter streets named after the specific goods once offered for sale at these places.
O/N in Ha Noi.

Hanoi: Hoan Kiem Lake

Day 2 – Vietnam Cycling Tour Ha Giang, Sapa Bac Can, Yen Bai : Hanoi – Thai Nguyen – Bac Kan. (B/L/D)

We take bus transfer to Thai Nguyen. Bike ride to Bac Kan. First day easy ride up and down hill, scenery of palm trees with village of Tay and Nung a long the way.

* Cycling distance roughly: 80Km

O/N at hotel in Bac Kan.

Day 3 – Vietnam Cycling Tour Ha Giang, Sapa Bac Can, Yen Bai : Bac Kan – Ba Be National Park. (B/L/D)

Morning ride 20 km outside Bac Kan and up hill, turn off highway 3 to a quiet road, great view small village of Tay and Thai on the opposite of the river. Later afternoon we take our boat cruise on Ba Be lakes and walk around Pac Ngoi village.

* Cycling distance roughly: 78Km

O/N Ba Be National Park. (Homestay)

Day 4 – Vietnam Cycling Tour Ha Giang, Sapa Bac Can, Yen Bai : Ba Be – Bac Me. (B/L/D)

Morning boat cruise with our bike to waterfalls, then we start a cycling adventure on a small trail to Bac Me (no jeep support).

* Cycling distance roughly: 80Km

O/N at Guesthouse in Bac Me.

Day 5 – Vietnam Cycling Tour Ha Giang, Sapa Bac Can, Yen Bai : Bac Me – Ha Giang. (B/L/D)

Good paved road along Gam river.

* Cycling distance roughly: 63Km

O/N at hotel in Ha Giang.

Day 6 – Vietnam Cycling Tour Ha Giang, Sapa Bac Can, Yen Bai : Ha Giang – Heaven Gate Pass – Hoang Su Phi. (B/L/D)

Easy ride 45km down highway 2 to Tan Quang where we turn left and up hill to the mountain again. Best mountain view today, chalenge climb through the Heaven gate pass to Hoang Su Phi town.

* Cycling distance roughly: 106Km

O/N at hotel in Hoang Su Phi.

Day 7 – Vietnam Cycling Tour Ha Giang, Sapa Bac Can, Yen Bai : Hoang Su Phi – Xin Man – Bac Ha. (B/L/D)

Some part of the road is bad, but great view along Chay river. This is totally a new road – built on the former trail of the flower H’Mong tribes.

* Cycling distance roughly: 70Km

O/N at hotel in Bac Ha.

Biking to Sapa

Day 8 – Vietnam Cycling Tour Ha Giang, Sapa Bac Can, Yen Bai : Bac Ha – Sapa (B/L/D)

A relaxing day promenade around Bac Ha Sunday market, see a market day for all tribes: Tay, Nung, Dao, Flower H’Mong, Giay, and Phu La etc… Afternoon we ride bike around H’Mong village.

* Cycling distance roughly: 80Km

O/N at hotel in Sapa.

Day 9  – Vietnam Cycling Tour Ha Giang, Sapa Bac Can, Yen Bai : Sapa – Than Uyen. (B/L/D)

From Sapa we start the day’s ride with a 15kms climb to the top of the Tram Ton Pass, stopping on route to visit the “silver waterfall”. Then it’s a 26kms plunge down to Binh Lu junction. From here we continue along the Hoang Lien Son mountain range, there are a number of hard climbs but the magnificent landscape makes the hardship all worthwhile. We finish with a 20kms descent to Than Uyen.

* Cycling distance roughly: 95Km

O/N at hotel in Than Uyen.

Day 10 – Vietnam Cycling Tour Ha Giang, Sapa Bac Can, Yen Bai : Than Uyen – Tu Le (B/L/D)

We follow the valley out of Than Uyen until the road begins to wind up into the hills. This rugged terrain of dense vegetation brings us into contact with the Black Hmong and the mysterious White Tay people who are famed for their folk music, poems and songs. We end the day at Tu Le.

* Cycling distance roughly: 88Km

O/N at hotel in Tu Le.

Day 11 – Vietnam Cycling Tour Ha Giang, Sapa Bac Can, Yen Bai : Tu Le – Nghia Lo (B/L/D)

Today we pass large white limestone mountains as we explore the “real Vietnam” We will cycle through meandering roads before we finally end the day in Nghia Lo. It sits on a mountain ridge overlooking the Red and Black River and is home to the Thai, Nung, H’mong, La Ha and Ma peoples.

* Cycling distance roughly: 74Km

O/N at hotel in Nghia Lo.

Day 12 – Vietnam Cycling Tour Ha Giang, Sapa Bac Can, Yen Bai : Nghia Lo – Yen Bai City (B/L/D)

The route today day takes us on the back roads to Yen Bai. A spectacular road through undulating terrain of tea plantations, lush forests, rice fields and gum trees.

* Cycling distance roughly: 80Km

O/N in hotel in Yen Bai City.

Yen Bai: The Rice Field

Day 13 – Vietnam Cycling Tour Ha Giang, Sapa Bac Can, Yen Bai : Yen Bai – Hanoi (B-/-)

After breakfast, we’ll keep on biking through so many back-roads & rural villages in Northern Vietnam with spectacular views then along the Red River back to Hanoi. Along the road, you’ll stop by some places to learn more about the culture, traditions as well as communicate with the locals to understand more about their life.

At around 16:00, you’ll reach to Hanoi & be free by yourself

* Cycling distance roughly: 85Km

O/N in hotel in Hanoi.

Day 14 – Vietnam Cycling Tour Ha Giang, Sapa Bac Can, Yen Bai : Hanoi – Departure (B-/-)

There is a free time for you to relax or further explore Ha Noi. The trip ends after your transfer to Noi Bai Airport for departure

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* English Speaking tour leader (other languages upon requests)
* All accommodations base on twin-share at hotel, guesthouse and Home stay.etc …)
* Meals detailed in the itinerary (B = Breakfast , L = Lunches ,D = Dinners)
* A/C transfers and transportation.
* Boat trip mention in itinerary (image) * Mountain bicycle 24 or 27Speed (LA bike or Trek bike. etc…)
* Sightseeing excursions as outlined in itinerary
* Pump, bike tools, spares tubes.
* Spare bike
* Cold water box, small fresh towel.
* Mineral water drinking.
* Seasonal fruits.
* Snacks
* Kayaking Boat


* International airfares
* Travel insurance and bike helmet (compulsory)
* Items of a personal nature
* Alcoholic beverages and soft drinks
* Mineral water beyond that supplied
* Optional excursions
* Additional transport required due to any emergency situation
* Personal expenses such as telephone and laundry bills
* Visa fees (image) * Departure taxes
* Tipping for guiding


This itinerary allows for seven field days on the cycling section. You will be able to decide for yourself at any time during each of these days how far you want to cycle. Average daily cycling distances are approximately 60 -100 km. These distances may vary according to weather, road conditions and group fitness and preferences. This is a sightseeing cycle tour, not a marathon or time trial.


What to bring:
1. Bike Helmet
2. Small backpack
3. Shoes and shorts for cycling
4. Sunglasses
5. Gloves
6. Professional Pedal
7. Sun block
8. Camera + Film
9. Insect repellent
10. Original Passport
11. Wide brim hat
12. Bike water bottle (if you don’t want to use our bottle)

=> Please take a note that we are now in a process of updating the cost for this tour & this work will be completed soon after a time. If you need further details on our updated quotes, kindly email us at sales@vietlongtravel.com or vietlongtravel@gmail.com directly.


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