Last updated on November 12th, 2019 at 09:51 pm
Hanoi Countryside Bike Tour Half Day includes 4 hour bike ride we arrange family travel, small group tour, and cycling fans in the countryside region of Hanoi. Traveling this bike tour Hanoi countryside is a great way to discover the rural Vietnam. The area to be visited is a fascinating mix of rice paddy fields and local homestead of rural Hanoians, who have inhabited and earned a living in the Red river delta for life.
The Hanoi Countryside Bike Tour sets itself apart by bringing international tourists the real Vietnamese’ culture, one that is not commonly shown in a classic day tour of Hanoi. It promise a great experience as you spend time outdoors to inhale the fresh air, smell the green rice fields, be charmed by the flowing Red river and learn about local people’s life.
Hanoi Countryside Bike Tour Itinerary
9:00AM. Depart from our garage. Leave behind the hustle & bustle of the city to the outskirt where a small village locates, on the left bank of the Red river. Tour guides give a briefing session and self-introduction and about tour, bikes.
Start pedaling through small alleys of Bac Bien village to the Duong river’s bank. Then take a local boat ferry to cross the river to its left bank. Ride a bike along the dike, from villages to villages, where we can see many traditional typical houses; pagodas, temples, local market and be caught in the beautiful rice paddy fields, gardens of vegetables and corns.
Pedal up to a dike of the Red river, cross 2 villages outside of the dyke. We come in a local house in traditional style, have a conversation with the villagers to understand more about their lives, works. Cycling on the dyke along the Red river, we will see the meeting point of 2 rivers. We stop under an old tree by the river for drinks, snacks, and photos. Heading back to the ferry. Crossing the Duong river by ferry again.
Stop by a local temple, which is located by the Red river. By good luck, we have a chance to see a unique ceremony of Vietnamese people –“ Len Dong” or “ Going into a trance”. This ceremony is very interesting, and unique to foreigners. Have a drink with a family in the village to know more about their life, and the changes of the village & surrounding area.
The Hanoi countryside bike tour finishes at around 12.30. Take a taxi to get back to hotel.
Cycling Hanoi is one of the most knowledgeable and trusted bike teams based in Hanoi. We specialize in personalized, custom designed bicycle tours with your complete satisfaction in mind. This itinerary, Hanoi Countryside Bike Tour is only one suggestion which can be further customized to match your group’s individual requirements.
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