Trip Description & Day-by-day Itinerary
The Sapa Mountain Bike Tour 2 days starts from Sapa, taking you to H’mong and Red Dzao villages including Thanh Phu, Sin Chai, Nam Toong…This is a medium biking trip, mainly on single dirt track with just some short part on tarmac.
DAY 1: SAPA -> THANH PHU -> SIN CHAI
Start the trip from Sapa, 10 minutes road ride southwards of Sapa town let. Turn left and follow a large dirt and rocky track 1 hour uphill to Hang Da Village of the Hmong neat the top of Den Thang Mountain. Enjoy great view of Muong Hoa Valley and a short walk to explore this isolated village. Continue riding for 15 minutes on high elevation of the mountain side and then the track become narrow and tough for 1 hour downhill. Some part of the trail are really tough with loosed rocks. Passing several hamlets of the Black Hmong of Hau Thao Commune with some short stops for meeting peoples. Continue to Hoa Su Pan Village. Cycle along the zigzag motor way another 1 hour to Thanh Phu Village of the Tay. Lunch break. Ride for the whole morning along a single dirt track through the lush area to Nam Cum Village, paying visiting to some Red Zao home here before continue to Sin Chai B. Arriving to home stay at about 4.30 pm, enjoy a leisure walk to explore this charming village of the Red Zao. Dinner and home stay.
DAY 2: SIN CHAI -> NAM NHIU -> MY SON -> NAM TOONG -> SAPA
Today’s ride will be a little softer. biking track is a combination of single dirt trail and large path. Leaving Sin Chai B at 09.00 am, riding along a large rocky path 20 minutes and then turn to dirt path for 1 hour to Nam Nhiu. Continue from Nam Nhiu to Nam Sai Valley. Walk around this beautiful valley, paying visit to the Tay who live in stilt houses. Lunch break. Biking after lunch for 3 km along a large path then turn to dirt path to My Son, walk to explore this village of the Xa Pho. Ride uphill along a single dirt track to Nam Toong village of the Red Zao and then downhill to Thanh Phu Bridge. Picked up and transfer back to Sapa.