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3 Countries 16 Days
Thailand, Laos and Vietnam

Tour Overview

redspokes 3 countries in 16 days South Asia adventure is a journey from undiscovered Northern Thailand to rural Laos and on into the mountains of North West Vietnam. Our tour offers challenging cycling through areas where you will encounter minority communities and dramatic landscapes.

Our journey begins in Chiang Rai, Thailand. We cycle through Chiang Kham district to Phu Lang Ka for an unforgettable morning sun rise over karst rocks cloaked in mist. We ride on to Laos enjoying a scenic boat trip on the mighty Mekong River and visit historic world heritage town Luang Prabang.

Following quiet mountain roads in the least populated areas of Northern Laos we reach Vietnam, cycling to historic Dien Biên Phu where the French military were defeated in 1954. We continue to hill station Sa Pa over the Tram Ton, South Asia’s highest mountain pass. We end our cycling with a 35km downhill ride from Sa Pa and then transfer to Vietnamese capital Hanoi.

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Key details of our Cycling holiday in Laos:

Tour Features

  • Nan Province: minority cultures, ancient wats.
  • Sunset and sunrise at Phu Lang Ka, Phayo province. 
  • Laos: Historic Luang Prabang; Mekong River trip.
  • Diên Biên Phu: location of 1954 Viet Minh conquest.
  • Tam Tron: the highest mountain pass in Vietnam.
  • Hanoi: Old Quarter and Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum.
Cycle Holiday Tour Difficulty: 7/10 - Difficult

Ride Difficulty
7/10 - Difficult

Average Daily Distance: 70km / 48miles

Avg. Daily Distance
70km / 48miles

Number of Cycle Days: 11

Number of Cycle Days
11 days

Maximum Altitude: 1,900m / 6,230ft

Max Altitude
1,900m / 6,230ft

Example route for this Laos cycling holiday

This map is for illustration purposes only and may not show the exact route taken on this Laos tour.