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1 day biking from Sa pa to Ma tra - Ta Phin - Takko

This 1 full day biking trip to the village of H'Mong and Red Dao only could be found in Sapa Pathfinder Travel, You will the only one to bike along the less touristy road, while enjoying the lanscape, you can get to know the local lives. REF: SPT-B3

Night 1: Hanoi - Lao Cai

PM 7:30pm - Depart from your hotel in Hanoi by private car/van to Ha Noi Railway Station to catch the night train (soft sleeper 4 berth sharing cabin with air conditioning) to Lao Cai.

Day 1: Biking to Sapa - Matra - Ta Phin - Tacko (B, L, D)

5.00am - Arrive in Lao Cai. Get to the exit of the train station where you can find your name sign held by Sapa Pathfinder guide. The bus ride uphill to Sa Pa takes a little over an hour, giving you a glimpse of the stunning vistas and impressive rice terraces.

After breakfast, gear up for your exciting ride. Your ride will be mostly downhill through the suburb of Sapa. You pass by Sapa town to ride along the smoothy road for 3 km, then get off the main road to head to Ma Tra village where is the home of the H'Mong people with scenic lanscape of the mountain, rice terrace, corn field and pine hill before heading downhill to Ta Phin. In Ta Phin, you will witness the daily life of the Red Dao and Black Hmong minorities. You will also have time to take a short walk around the village. Having lunch in the local family.

 In the afternoon, Keep riding up hill then down hill through the forest to Takko pass. From here you will get transfered to Sapa to relax in the hotel, have dinner, enjoy your free night in romantic Sapa town.

Day 2: A full day trek to Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Tavan (B, L, D)

6km of walking down to the south east of Sapa along the side of Muong Hoa valley to Y Linh Ho village of the Black H'mong. A 2km-trekking down to Lao Chai village, through terraced rice fields to Ta Van village of the Dzay minority people. Lunch at a local family, it gives you a worth chance for you to learn about the local house architecture which is full of their daily life styles and exclusive custom. Enjoy the landscapes...on the way. Get back to Sapa by jeep or motorbike.

Freshen up with a shower in Sapa before dinner time.

17:00 transfer to Laocai train station.

19:30 pm - Night train back to Ha Noi.


Quotation (US$/person) for a private trip of you or your group:

Number of persons







Rate: USD/person

219 158 144 136 134 129

English or French speaking guide
Good Mountain bikes (European standard)
All indicated meals
Water and fruit
All entrance fees
Supply car / motorbike
Overnight in Fansipan View hotel
Train tickets

Personal expenses
Drinks (beer, Coca Cola etc)


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