Dien Bien – Tuan Giao (595 masl) – 77 km Cycling out of Dien Bien was great. Loads off tribal people heading into the city/market for selling their goods. Mung Ang is 40 km away from Dien Bien. Its a … Continue reading
Lai Chao – Phong Tho The stretch from Lai Chao to PhongTho is nothing really spectacular. Its 36 km with a climb in the beginning going up to 1110 masl. The rest is going down. Scenery is not really great … Continue reading
Sa Pa – Tam Duong – Lai Chao (916masl) We started the day with some rain. The first 15 km is a smooth climbing up to 2000 masl. The scenery is spectacular with lots of waterfalls everywhere. Unfortunately we had … Continue reading
Day 3 Lao Cai – Sa Pa (1500 masl) We arrived early morning (5am) in Lao Cai. We had to wait coz our bikes were in the 2nd train, which arrived an hour later. After a coffee we started the … Continue reading
Day 2 Hanoi – Lao Cai (150 Hm) Today we were hanging around in Hanoi. Did some minor shopping and some walks though the city and lake. We had some great food and beers. At 5pm we got our bikes. … Continue reading
We decided to rent bikes on Hanoi coz we only have a few days. it would be quite expensive bringing our own bikes. Not knowing the company before but we rented from “The Hanoi Bicycle Collective”. This company is highly … Continue reading
Jul/Aug 2016 We only have around 8 to 10 days for cycling in Vietnam. We decided to cycle in Northern Vietnam, starting in the mountain area of Sa Pa and slowly find our way back to Hanoi.