CHALLENGING 6 DAYS NORTH VIETNAM ON MOTORBIKE TOUR
The train arrives at Lao Cai station around 6:30 am. The road from Lao Cai to Sapa is narrow and steep, taking us from elevation of 650 to 1,600 m above sea level. Sapa is now quite tourist. However, we propose a trek to Ta Van village where is dominated by Zay people. We pass Lao Chai village on the way and lunch could be in Lao Chai, Ta Van, or wherever we want. The children will go together with you along the way. In Sapa, the humidity is high and it gets colder after midnight.
Ride down to Lao Cai and then to Pac Ngam to meet the boat that is waiting to take us to Coc Ly where you will meet H’mong, Dao and Phu La people. Coc Ly is wild, lost in the forest and could only be reached by horse, boat or bike. A boat is waiting to take us and our bikes on Chay River for over 1 hour (20 km). Meet local people and have lunch in Coc Ly before riding back to Bac Ha.
We start the ride from Bac Ha to Luc Yen, follow a small track, then a boat is waiting for us to bring the bikes and us to Vu Linh, at our Dao friends’ village. We will cross all the lake (~3 hours). The welcome is exceptional and we hope you will not be too much tired.
Alternatively, if you like riding we could ride from Luc Yen to Vu Linh via Yen The on a small road that runs alongside Thac ba lake to Vu Linh. In fact, most of our customers picked up this option.
We ride from Vu Linh to Na Khan through Thai Nguyen (over 200 km). The road is sealed all the way until Bac Kan and the last part from Bac Kan to Na Khan is wild and little bumpy. Na Khan a Tay village, lost in the middle of the primitive forest. Mr. Lo, chief of the village will welcome us in his house.
Short drive from Na Khan to Ba Be on bumpy road. Lunch at our captain’s house (Mr. Dang, we call him Zi Dang). Easy boating on the lake and river. Go to market (if it is the day you arrive). Stop at waterfall, beautiful swim etc. Ong pirate, the chief of Dau Dang waterfall where we enjoy dinner. Down the waterfall, we could visit the village and a small school (only few pupils during the summer). We propose to stay in the stilt house of forest guards.
Quite a long ride but easy (early departure is better) from Ba Be to Hanoi 240 km.
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