Van Phuc Silk Village

Van Phuc Silk Village Hanoi

Van Phuc Silk Village is one of northern Vietnam’s most famous “traditional craft villages” but local silk producers are using so many imported materials and modern machinery that soon it might not be so traditional. Book a day bike tour to visit Van Phuc village as well as Hanoi rural villages.

West Lake Pagoda

Tay Ho West Lake pagoda in Hanoi

The West Lake Pagoda or Tay Ho pagoda in Hanoi is beautifully positioned on a peninsula projecting into West Lake. It is one of Hanoi’s most popular on the first and 15th of each lunar month. West Lake Pagoda in Hanoi is dedicated to the Mother Goddess, Thanh Mau. As the legend goes, she appeared in the 17th century as a pretty girl before a fisherman on the lake, smiling and reciting poetry.

North West Vietnam Overland and Trek Travel Hanoi Mai Chau Son La Dien Bien Lai Chau Sapa 7 days

The 7-day tour takes you to the less travel places in the north-western Vietnam. Begin the tour in Hanoi, Vietnam’s capital and travel through Mai Chau village, Son La, Tuan Giao, Dien Bien Phu, Lai Chau, Tam Duong, Sapa. You also enjoy a full day hike in Sapa villages before taking the overnight train to[…]

Vietnam multi centre holidays: Trekking Sapa and Halong Bay Cruises 3 days

The 3-day tour includes the most important travel highlights in the northern Vietnam – Sapa and Halong bay. Take the overnight train to Laocai then enjoy a full day hike through terraced rice fields, local H’mong and Dzao villages. You have about 5 hour boat cruise in Halong bay on day 3. If your group[…]

Biking Hanoi February

The temperature increases a little bit compared to January. The weather becomes a little warmer with its average temperature from 14-21 Celcius degree in a day and drizzling rain and mist occur more often, especially in the morning. February may not be the best month for cycling in Hanoi. But this outdoor activity is still[…]

Cycling Hanoi January

The capital of Vietnam, Hanoi offers a wide selection of day bike tours and short cycling excursions. The most popular bike tours are provided by local biking tour operators (www.vietnamcycling.com) such as a half day bicycle tour in Hanoi, a full day tour to Bat Trang and But Thap pagoda (Hanoi countryside cycle), one-day cycling[…]