SA PA MOTORBIKE TOUR TO MA TRA AND TA PHIN - HALF DAY

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Duration: 4 - 5 Hours
Destination: Sapa - Matra - Taphin - Sapa
Price: Contact
This Sapa motorbike trip will take you to visit two of the largest ethnic groups in Sapa. Sa Pa District is located in Lào Cai Province, north-west Vietnam, and 380 km north-west of Hanoi, close to the border with China. The Hoàng Liên Son range of mountains dominates the district, which is at the eastern extremity of the Himalayas. This range includes Vietnam's highest mountain, Fan Si Pan, at a height of 3143 m above sea level. The town of Sa Pa lies at an altitude of about 1500 meters (4921 feet) above sea level. The climate is moderate and rainy in summer (May—August), and foggy and cold with occasional snowfalls in winter.
 

Sa Pa is a quiet mountain town and home to a great diversity of ethnic minority peoples. The total population of 36,000 consists mostly of minority groups. Besides the Kinh (Viet) people (15%) there are mainly 5 ethnic groups in Sapa: Hmong 52%, Dao 25%, Tay 5%, Giay 2% and a small number of Xa Pho. Approximately 7,000 live in Sapa, the other 36,000 being scattered in small communes throughout the district.

You will leave the busy life behind to enjoy a nice walk in a not-so-touristy area as well as visit a small village of Black H’mong minority.

The ride commences from Sapa on a trail running through the Sapa motorbike bike tour to Ma Tra and Ta Phin villagebeautiful gardens and lush pine forests. The walk continues through rice paddy fields and spectacular scenery. During the day you will also be able to visit a local school.

You will then pass through the Black H’mong ethnic minority village of Ma Tra, a very small village. Here you can see the daily life of Black H’mong and Red Dao minorities, the two largest ethnic groups in the area The walk continues through rice paddy fields and spectacular scenery. During the day you will also be able to visit a local school. You will have lunch before arriving at the Ta Phin village. You will enjoy walking among local people.

After lunch, you will ride back to the hotel in Sapa.

 

End of the trip


* Inclusions:
+ Motorbike(s) (Honda or Yamaha)
+ Helmet(s)
+ Driving gears
+ Gasoline on tour
+ English speaking guide
+ Lunch
+ Entrance fees & Sightseeing fees
+ Bottled water
+ Government taxes

* Exclusions:
+ Travel insurance
+ Visa
+ Air-ticket
+ Tips
+ Personal expenses
+ Accommodation based on twin or triple sharing at standard hotels


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