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When you choose the four day package we will take care of all logistics from Hanoi to Sapa and back. This package is the perfect way for you to interact with other riders and get to know the area of Sapa.

  • Return transfer by bus: Hanoi – Sapa – Hanoi
  • 3 nights of accommodation in the race hotel in Sapa (twin shared)
  • VMBM Carb Load Party
  • VMBM Dinner on Saturday Night
  • All indicated meals (B = breakfast, L = light lunch, D = dinner) Thursday (-, -, D), Friday (B, L,-), Saturday (B, L, D), Sunday (B, L, -). Drinks are not included.

 RiderSupporterChild
3 Day Race Entry$299 (early bird)n/an/a
Add-on 4 Day Sapa Package$159$329$150
Add-on 5 Day Topas Ecolodge / Exec Package$349$449$199
Add-on 5 Day Topas Ecolodge Suite$599$699$299
Individual Stage (Nov 4 - Stage 2)$99 (early bird)

Program for 4-day Sapa package riders

Day 1 - Nov 2 2017: Departure from Hanoi

Welcome to Hanoi, the beautiful capital of Vietnam. If you arrive during the morning you can leave your luggage for free at our VMBM meeting point.

The meeting point is Sum Villa Restaurant, address: 100 Quang An street, Tay Ho Dist. Hanoi
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8.30 – 11:45 AM at our VMBM meeting point, Sum Villa Restaurant: Pick up your bib number and important information letter.
11:45 AM: Important deadline for hand-in of pre-packed bikes.
12:00 PM: Depart by bus to the mountains and Sapa town. The bike vans and buses depart at the same time.
5:30 PM: Arrive in the beautifully located Sapa town at an altitude of 1,500m surrounded by the highest mountains in Indochina. Collect your bike and check-in at your hotel.
6:30 – 8:00 PM: Enjoy your included welcome dinner at a good restaurant in Sapa town.
8:30PM: Rider information meeting at Amazing Hotel
10:00 PM: Deadline for hand-in of bikes for stage 1 at VMBM’s Sapa office at 21 Muong Hoa, Sapa town.

Day 2 - Nov 3 2017: Stage 1

6:00 – 7:00 AM: Enjoy breakfast at your hotel.
8:00 AM: Transfer to start from VMBM hotel.
Notes:
– The buses depart on time and do not wait for late riders.
– Bring: a small bag with a towel, clean clothes and pocket money. You can hand in your bag at the start and pick it up at the finish line.
8:45 AM: Arrive at Ban Khoang. Hand-in your luggage. Bikes are ready in numbered order. Enjoy a social 4km warm up to the remote starting point.
9:00 AM: Start stage 1 – a 55km into the hidden valley of Muong Hum.
1:30 PM: Riders arrive at the finish line in Huong Hum, a village of the Flower Hmong minority people.
In the finish area you will enjoy:
– Luggage hand-out
– Chill out area
– Soup and a complimentary drink for all riders
– Free of charge bike washing
– Mechanic area
– Medic area
All bikes will be handed in after bike wash and you will collect your bike again at the start of Stage 2
2:45 PM: First bus departs for Sapa with riders. Other buses depart when full.
5:30 PM: Last bus departs for SapaDinner is not included. But plenty there are many good choices in town and riders are welcome to meet up at the ‘VMBM Race Bar’ the Hmong Sisters

Day 3 - Nov 4 2017: Stage 2

Have an early breakfast and be ready to race!
7:30 AM: transfer to Topas Ecolodge from VMBM hotel.
Notes:
– The buses depart on time and do not wait for late riders.
– Bring: a small bag with a towel, clean clothes and pocket money. You can hand in your bag at the start and pick it up at the finish line.8:30 AM: Arrive at Topas Ecolodge. Hand-in your luggage. Bikes are ready in numbered order.
9:15 AM: Start 68km race into the beautiful Thanh Phu valley.
12:30 PM: Riders arrive at finish point in Thanh Phu, a village of the Tay minority people.
The finish area will be set up as for stage 1
All bikes will be handed in after bike wash and you will collect your bike again at the start of Stage 3
2:30 PM: First bus departs for Sapa with riders. Other buses depart when full.
5:00 PM: Last bus departs for Topas Ecolodge/Sapa.
6:00 – 8:00 PM: Dinner included in a nice local restaurant.

Day 4 - Nov 5 2017: Stage 3

Early breakfast and check out of your hotel.
6:30-7:45 AM: Pick up your bike at Sapa Church. Drop off your finish line bag.
8:00 AM: Start the neutral social ride to the starting point of the final stage.
8:15 AM: Start stage 3 – the Sapa Sprint
The finish area will be set up as for previous stages
Bike back 2km to your hotel in the middle of town.
2:00 PM: Important deadline! Hand-in pre-packed bikes for transfer to Hanoi at your hotel. Note this is only for 4-day Sapa Package riders.
3:00 PM: Transfer to Hanoi. All 4-day Sapa Package riders depart from your hotel.
8:30 – 9:00 PM: Arrive in Hanoi. Hand-out bikes at Hanoi Opera House. Airport transfer or hotel can be booked – please contact us if this is required.

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If you wish to get more out of your stay in Vietnam we have some special VMBM tours you might like. We can also  support you with visas and airport pick up/drop off.