Sapa is a famous tourist destination in the northwest of Vietnam. Owning a wide range of imposing natural landscapes, it is an ideal place to explore nature and challenge yourself, especially by motorbike. Taking Sapa motorbike tours, you will not only save your money but also get a great experience on the roads to Sapa. Here are some instructions to visit Sapa by motorbike:
1/ From Hanoi to Sapa on the way to Lao Cai
Option 1: Ha Noi – Vinh Phuc – Viet Tri – Phong Chau – Doan Hung – Yen Bai – Lao Cai – Sapa.
The total distance is about 360 kilometers. To go to Vinh Phuc from Hanoi, you go through Thang Long Bridge and turn left at Tien Phong Crossroads or Phu Cuong Crossroads. Then, you will go through Viet Tri-City and reach Doan Hung Town in Phu Tho Province. From Doan Hung Town, you may ask local people for the way to National Highway 70. It is the exact way leading you to Lao Cai City. To visit Sapa Town, you have to keep going on National Highway 4D. It is a highway cutting across Hoang Lien Son Mountain, which is one of the most majestic mountains in Vietnam. Also, there is a long pass named O Quy Ho with 50 kilometers at length on this highway. It is one of the wonderful destinations which every tourist desire to conquer when taking Sapa motorbike tours.
Option 2: Ha Noi – Hoa Lac – Son Tay – Trung Ha Bridge – Phong Chau Bridge – Phong Chau – Doan Hung – Lao Cai – Sapa. The total distance is about 370 kilometers. It is quite similar to the first one.
2/ From Hanoi to Sapa on the way to Lai Chau
The total distance is about 420 kilometers from Hanoi – Hoa Lac – Son Tay – Thanh Son to Sapa. Specifically, from Ha Noi, you go through Son Tay and Thanh Son. After that, going along National Highway 32, you will arrive in Khau Pha Pass with more than 30 kilometers at length. It is an ideal place to contemplate the imposing mountainous view in Yen Bai. Then you will continue going to Mu Cang Chai and Hoang Lien Son National Park. These are the two famous tourist destinations in Lao Cai with a lot of strikingly beautiful landscapes. Likewise, Quy Ho Pass is an indispensable place on the roads to Sapa. All in all, taking Sapa motorbike tours from Hanoi to Sapa on the way to Lai Chau, you will have a chance to conquer two of the four greatest passes in the northwest of Vietnam. It sounds quite exciting, right? Also, on this route, it is quite convenient for you to drop in Love Waterfall and Silver Waterfall. Going there, you will feel as if being lost in a fairy place by the constantly garrulous sound and the wonderfully vaporous scenery at the waterfalls. Commonly, two of them are the must-go destinations in Sapa which attracts a lot of tourists all year round.
In general, it’s up to your plan to choose which way is the most convenient one to go to Sapa by motorbike. Whichever you choose, taking Sapa motorbike tours is always a must-try experience to explore and conquer the nature on the roads to Sapa.