Hanoi – Mai Chau – Son La – Lai Chau –
Tam Duong – Sapa – Hanoi.
Duration: 7 days / 6
experience, on the saddle of the
motorbike, through differen provinces
of ethnic minorities habitats stretched
along the border with Lao and the border
with China, meeting lots of colorful
minorities, with trekking and visiting
the local villages. And of the
interesting thing is to visit the Sunday
markets seeing the trading of the hill
tribes in full swing.
Day 1: Hanoi – Mai Chau
Departure and wind our way to Hoa Binh town,
before that we will be riding our own way
through villages, valleys of Ha Tay and Hoa Binh
province. Lunch break in Hoa Binh town, visit
the power plant and continue hitting the roads
up hills to Kun pass and onto nice roads
offering spectacular views over the valleys and
mountains. Arrive in Mai Chau in afternoon take
a short walk around and overnight in Thai’s
house on stilts.
Day 2: Mai Chau – Son La (150 km)
Drive to Son La, a stop in Moc Chau with
hundreds of giant grass farm for cows, visit the
ancient prison in the French war. Walk around
the town and overnight in Son La.
Day 3: Son La - Dien Bien Phu (180km)
Leave Son La passing Phadien senic pass with a
stop to visit Red H'mong with red "poompoom"
continuing onto Tuan Giao town stop for lunch
and onto Dien Bien Phu to visit the old battle
fields of, war museum, airport...
Day 4: Dien Bien Phu - Lai Chau – Tam Duong
Drive throughout Lai Chau, lunch break in this
old town then head out for our scenic drive to
Tam Duong, on this day you'll have a chance to
see the most beautiful hill tribes in Northern
Vietnam such as Red H'Mong, Black Thai, Black
Dzao (Yao), Tai Lu, Dzao Lanten... Overnight in
Day 5: Tam Duong – Sapa (80km)
Visit Tamduong market where tribal people come
here for daily trade. Ride through rugged
villages to visit Tai lu villages, Zay villages
of Binh lu. With this short distance, you can
opt a chance to go trekking here for some hours,
or drive straight to Sapa, enjoy the spectacular
view en route. Arrive in Sapa, check in and
overnight in town of Sapa.
Day 6: Sapa (20km trek)
Leave our dirt bikes in Sapa, we will head out
for a pleasant trek to the to Ta Phin village
(North of Sapa), after 4 – 5 hours trek through
the rice terraces, villages of H’Mong and Dzao,
we will arrive at the homestay in about 4 p.m.
Do some cooking with the families and overnight
in this friendly homestay. (Dzao people).
Day 7: Sapa - Bacha marekt - night train to
Trek uphill to main road where we :download" our
bike onto Bacha markets, this is lovely
market of 3 hour ride away. Visit Sunday market
where thousand of colorful ethnic minorities in
their best attire gather to shop and buy local
produces. Continue our way back to Laocai
town before Lao Cai, for our night train
back to Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi early next
morning, tour concludes.
1 motorcycle Minsk 125cc + third part insurance
Gas Equipment : helmet + waterproof saddle-bags
ü Meals as indicated within the itinerary
ü Entrance fees
Reasonable supply of drinking water during the trip
International airfares & airport taxes
Medical and repatriation insurance
ü Visa and visa arrangement
Other personal expenses
Tips & gratuities
Trip cost: En USD and per person
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