Biking and trekking 2 days in Sapa from Lao Cai station

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VDT266743
Private Tour
2 Days - 1 Night
Hotel pick-up

What To Expect

If you are an adventure lover and cannot be satisfied with trekking activity, this tour is a good choice for you. With this 2-day tour in Sapa, you will have the opportunity to join biking activities to leave your wheel roll on small paths of Tako pass and villages. In the next day, you will have a trekking day through highlight villages of ethnic minorities and learn more about their life. You can take a ride and trek in one tour to experience Sapa.

Description

Highlights: 

  • Enjoy the biking day through many beautiful places in Sapa 
  • Have stunning views of the mountains, valleys and terraced fields 
  • Visit villages of Hmong and Red Dzao people 
  • Interact to the local people and find out more about their life 
  • Convenient pickup and drop-off service at Lao Cai station 

Brief itinerary: 

Day 1: Lao Cai station – Sapa - Ma Tra -Ta Phin – Tako - Sapa (Biking) (B/L/D) 

5.30 - 6.15: Pick you up at Lao Cai station to Sapa city center. Check in your hotel in Sapa city center. 

Have breakfast at the hotel and have free time.  

8.30 - 9.00: Meet tour guide and receive bike. Start your biking tour with Sapa – Ma Tra – Ta Phin – Tako – Sapa route.  

12.00 - 12.30: Have lunch at the restaurant of local people in Ta Phin village. 

In the afternoon, ride to Tako pass. From there, you can choose to continue back or get the car to come back Sapa city center around 14.00 - 15.00. 

Have free time at leisure. You can take time to walk around Sapa city by yourself.  

Have dinner at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel. 

Day 2: Sapa – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Sapa city or Lao Cai station (Trekking) (B/L/D) 

Have breakfast at the hotel.  

9.00 - 9.30: Meet tour guide and start the trekking tour Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van. 

12.00 - 12.30: Have lunch at the local restaurant. 

In the afternoon, continue to trek in the route. 

14.00 - 14.30: Come back to Sapa city center. 

Free time at your leisure. You can have early dinner at the hotel. 

17.30: Get the bus to Lao Cai station. Tour ends. 

Itinerary: 

Day 1: Lao Cai station – Sapa - Ma Tra -Ta Phin – Tako - Sapa (Biking) (B/L/D)  

After meeting the driver at Lao Cai station, you will move to the hotel in Sapa city center. You will have breakfast at the hotel, take time to be relaxed before starting the tour.  

You will meet tour guide and get the bike for beginning biking tour for this day. For this tour, you will ride on Ma Tra – Ta Phin – Tako (about 25km/way) and come back Sapa. If you are sport lovers and usually play sports every day, this tour is a good choice for you for admiring the beauty of Sapa and take interesting activity at the same time.  

The tour will begin around 8.30 to 9.00 am. You will ride to Ma Tra village with distance around 3km from Sapa city center. Ma Tra village is home of Hmong people. On the way, you will see many terraced fields which is a symbol of mountainous area of Vietnam northern. The 2 best beautiful periods for seeing terrace fields are harvest season with golden rice images and when the farmers bring the water to fields which makes “a giant colorful carpet” by its sunshine reflection. If you come here in right time, you will have the opportunity to admire this perfect picture of human hand. Riding small paths and observe real views in front of your eyes will be a great moment! 

Then, you will continue to move to Ta Phin village. This is home of Red Dzao and Hmong people. Until now, although many tourists know about Ta Phin village, the village still keeps its simplicity in the local’s daily life. Come here, you will find a pure beauty of a tranquil village. On the way, you will see many terraced fields and corn fields next to each other. You can stop to capture those moments by your phone or camera. You even see pine hill along the road.  

Enjoy the lunch to fill up the energy for the tour.  

In the afternoon, you will ride through a short distance of forest to Tako pass. You should ride slowly and carefully around curves. From there, you will transfer to come back to Sapa city center area. Please note that the timeline for each place in itinerary can be changed depending on your speed.  

You can use this time to stroll around the city and buy massage services after a long day. It can help feel better in the next day, however, be sure that you ask the price carefully before making a decision.  

Have dinner at the hotel and overnight at the hotel. 

Day 2: Sapa – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Sapa city or Lao Cai station (B/L/D) 

Have breakfast and enjoy your free time before start the second day. You will meet tour guide around 9.00 AM and then start trekking day tour at Y Linh Ho – Ta Van route with the distance about 12 km.  

Trek to Y Linh Ho, a village is located at flank of mountain. The local live dispersed and not concentrate to just one area. The name of village is similar to the man came this land to live, tilled and sowed the land. The village is surrounded by Hoang Lien Son mountain range. The main job of the local is rice growing. Therefore, hitting on your eyes is a picture of many rice terraces. If you come here in harvest season, you can be overwhelmed by its grandeur and beauty with perfect yellow color.   

Then, you will move along Muong Hoa Stream to Lao Chai village. You will go to Lao Chai and Ta Van village. Lao Chai is about 7km from Sapa city center. Two villages are home of Tay and Hmong people. They are located between Hoang Lien Son mountain range and Ham Rong mountain which makes good condition for people can live. Come here, you will see many terraced fields and the local are working on their fields. If you visit Sapa in harvest period, you can be amazed by the golden view of ripe rice. This is a proud of the local people which is evidence for their efforts. 

Have picnic lunch at Lao Chai Village to get the energy back.   

Go to Ta Van village - home of Dzay, Hmong and Red Dzao ethnic people. Stroll on small paths of the village while observing landscapes of rice fields and small cottage houses near there. Its atmosphere is quite peaceful with wild nature, it is an ideal place for you to run away from busy life. Although their living standard is low, you can see that the ethnic minority own slow paced life.  

Come to Ta Van Bridge to Sapa. Return to hotel in Sapa city center. 

Have free time at your leisure until getting the bus to Lao Cai station. 

Include

  • Pickup and drop-off service at Lao Cai station; 
  • English speaking guide; 
  • Entrance fees; 
  • Bike; 
  • Motorbike (110 – 125cc); 
  • Helmet;  
  • Accommodation: 1 night at 3-star hotel (standard room) 
  • Meals as indicated in itinerary (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner) 

Exclude

  • Single supplement for solo traveler: 350,00 VND/night (15 USD);  
  •  Tips and personal expenses;   
  • Other services are not mentioned in the itinerary. 

Please Note

  • Pick up time at Lao Cai station will be varied from 5.30 - 6.15 depending on your train schedules; 
  • If you want to upgrade to superior room with garden view, you will pay extra fee: 230,000 VND/room/night (10 USD);  
  • If you want to upgrade to deluxe room with city or garden view, you will pay extra fee: 350,000 VND/room/night (15 USD);  
  • If you want to upgrade to deluxe room with mountain view, you will pay extra fee: 460,000 VND/room/night (20 USD);  
  • You should have driver’s license for your safety; 
  • You should bring good walking shoes, hat, sunglasses and cash;  
  • Timeline of activities can be changed depending on weather or other factors;   
  • No homestay option for this tour;   
  • No recommended for the elderly and children; 
  • The price is not applied in holidays. 

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