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Your race entry fee includes:

  • Event jersey
  • Finisher’s medal
  • Charity donation of 20USD
  • Shuttles to the start and back from finish on stage 1 and 2
  • Water and bananas at checkpoints
  • Start fee for Government
  • Hoang Lien National Park entrance fee
  • Light meals after the races

4 and 5 day packages are also available that include transport from Hanoi, accommodation, carb load party and many other meals. 

 RiderSupporterChild
3 Day Race Entry$349 (early bird $299 until 21 July)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)

The Race Only Program

Nov 2 2017: Collect your race pack in Sapa

Welcome to the mountain town of Sapa.

7PM: Hand in for bikes opens at Sapa Highland Resort, 07 Thac Bac Street.

7PM – 10PM: Pick up your race number and important information letter at VMBM’s Topas Travel Sapa office at 21 Muong Hoa Street, Sapa.

8:30PM: Rider information meeting
10:00 PM: Deadline for hand-in of bikes for stage 1 at Sapa Highland Resort, 07 Thac Bac Street.

Nov 3 2017: Stage 1

8:00 AM: Transfer to start from Sapa Church, located opposite VMBM’s Sapa office.Notes:

  • The buses depart on time and do not wait for late riders.
  • Bring: a small bag with a towel, clean clothes and small 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 small bag. Bikes are ready in numbered order.

9:00 AM: Start of today’s stage into the hidden valley of Muong Hum.

1:30 PM: Riders arrive at the finish line.

In the finish area you will enjoy:

  • Luggage handed out
  • Chill out area
  • Soup and a complimentary drink for all riders
  • Free of charge bike washing
  • Bike hand in: Transferred to stage 2 race start
  • Mechanic area
  • Medic area

Winners ceremony

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 Sapa

Dinner is not included, but riders are welcome to meet up in the ‘VMBM Race Bar’

Nov 4 2017: Stage 2

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 small 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 small bag. Bikes are ready in numbered order.

9:15 AM: Start of the stage into the beautiful Thanh Phu valley.

12:30 PM: Riders arrive at finish point in the Thanh Phu village of the Tay minority people.

The finish area will be 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.

Dinner is not included, but riders are welcome to meet up in the ‘VMBM Race Bar’

Nov 5 2017: Stage 3

6:30-7:45 AM: Pick up your bike at Sapa Church. Drop off your finish line bag.

8:00 AM: Begin the neutral ride to the start point.

8:15 AM: Start the final stage

The finish area will be set up as for previous stage and there will be a final winners ceremony.

One Day Race 

New for 2017 riders can also join the one day race option and join Stage 2 only. This is $99 (early bird) and riders will follow the program for Stage 2 on November 4.

Book Your Race!

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 Visa and Airport pick up/drop off.