Hanoi – Mai Chau. 160 km, 5 hours.
Mai Chau – Phu Yen. 140 km, 5 h.
Phu Yen – Son La. 160 km, 6 hours.
Son La – Tuan Giao. 140 km, 5 hours. .
Tuan Giao – Than Uyen. 160 km, 6 h.
Than Uyen – Sapa. 120 km, 5 h.
Sapa, trek or relax.
Sapa – Bac Ha. 90 km, 4 h.
Bac Ha – Xin Man. 50 km, 3 h.
Xin Man – Ha Giang. 140 km, 6 h.
Ha Giang – Dong Van. 180 km, 6h.
Dong Van – Bao Lac. 80 km, 4 h.
Bao Lac – Cao Bang. 150 km, 5 h.
Cao Bang – Quang Uyen. 140 km, 5 h.
Ride in 1 hour and a half to reach the beautiful village of Quang Uyen, in the middle of a mountain cirque. This is the territory of Nung An people. Home stay with a host family and the hostess is a great cook.
We make our way through spectacular scenery to Vietnam’s most impressive waterfall, Ban Gioc Waterfalls, 50km from Quang Uyen. Weather permitting we can swim right up to where the 50m high falls hit the river.
Quang Uyen – Lang Son. 180 km, 6 h.
Ride from Quang Uyen to Lang Son on the famous historical Highway 4. We will have time to discover this city which has become a big trading post between China and Vietnam. You can shop for cheap Chinese products at the nearby Dong Kinh market.
Overnight in hotel.
Lang Son – Hanoi. 150 km, 3 h.
An easy day back to Hanoi on the new Highway 1B. You can wake up late in the morning as we guess you can be tired after 10 long riding days.
Arrival at Hanoi around 3pm, before rush hours. End this 16 days Grand North Loop Of Vietnam.