Explore the far end of Sapa valley on wheels! Enjoy the beautiful landscape and the fact that you are far from the normal tourist routes. The ride is along the quiet road and small paths leading through the villages of Tay and Xa Pho ethnic minority. We offer spectacular views of Muong Bo valley and rice fields, great encounters with the local ethnic people and visits to their traditional houses. Lunch is served in a Tay minority house.
• Cycling into the remote mountainous area of Sapa;
• Encounter with the minorities of Tay and Xa Pho.
At 8:00 AM, you will have a transfer from Sapa town to Topas Ecolodge. The biking tour commerce from Topas Ecolodge with a ride on a quiet road for a while before a long descent to Ban Ho village. At the bottom of the valley you will meet the Tay minorities, the largest ethnic minority group living in Sapa area, famous for their traditional stilt houses and silk wear. You will be warmly welcomed to visit their houses and experience the daily life of farming and fishing in the river. Leaving Ban Ho village your ride becomes a bit more challenging with ascending parts on winding roads. At Thanh Phu village, also inhabited by Tay minority, your lunch is served at a nice local family where you enjoy the valley view while tasting the local foods.
In the afternoon, you have another short ride to visit the My Son village of Xa Pho ethnic minority, who belongs to one of the smallest ethnic groups in Vietnam. The Xa Pho people are very poor and still keeping their original way of life: getting married early, dyeing their teeth in black…
You will now cycle back to Thanh Phu Bridge; here you will take the Topas Mountain Express to Hanoi, or transfer back to Topas Ecolodge/ Sapa town.
Approx: Grade: Moderate/ Distance 25 km/ 4,5 hour biking
The price is per person and based on shared group of maximum 10 persons.
English Speaking Guide
All need transportation
Lunch at a local house
Water, fruit and snack
All entrance fees
Tip and gratuity
Note: Please contact your tour operator for your wishing departure/ finishing point.