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Hanoi River Discovery on Bikes

Private & Any time
HIT Vietnam here is going to show you a true Hanoi as exactly as from the eyes of a Hanoian. The Hanoi’s outskirt bike tour gives you an unseen insight of Hanoi that few people know about, including the other side of red river, its island and farming area.
Depart at: Ha noi
Finish at: Ha noi
Tour destinations: Hanoi - Long Bien bridge - Bat trang pottery village - Ngoc thuy village - Red River islands - Quang Ba village

TOUR BRIEFING

Morning: Hanoi - Long Bien bridge - Bat trang pottery village
Noon: Having lunch
Afternoon: Ngoc thuy village - Red River islands - Quang Ba village
 

Detailed Itinerary

08.00AM Meet your tour guide at our bike shop near West Lake for a short introduction and safety briefing.  
Leave the built up streets of Hanoi via a scenic road winding through the city’s Old Quarter, through the urban outskirts and into the countryside.  We pass the oldest bridge, Long Bien Bridge which was built by a famous Eiffel Construction company at the beginning of the 20th Century.
You will follow the path along the dike of Red river then stroll in the middle with the green from local vegetables and local fruits, we are heading to the oldest Bat trang Pottery village in the north of Vietnam. When we get there, we will take a closer look and admire the skill of villagers forming the products in few factories and understand how they do it from the guide come along with you on tour.
Climb back on the bike to continue exploring the area, passing over a small temple, you can know more about the religion in this area.
From here, you hop back on your bike and ride into the luxury living area of Hanoian, where you and see lovely villages and Apartment surrounding by flowers and trees.
This biking tour will give you a unique insight into life in Vietnamese outskirt and by the time you pull back into Hanoi, you will have worked up an appetite ready to feast on delicious lunch.
Afternoon, time for you to discover the sights, sounds, and smells of suburb area.  Experience the beauty of Vietnam’s scenery as you cycle through back roads and along the banks of the Red River. See local villagers at work as your guide points out traditional rural activities and sights.  We will stop at a local Bonsai garden before visiting another local house where you will get to meet the house owners, have a cup of tea and enjoy some local fruits.(or stop at coffee shop somewhere)
Continue cycling through the relaxing banana and vegetable farming area in the middle of the Red River Island.  There will be an opportunity to stop and take photos of the surrounds as well as the locals working on their farms and even bathing on the banks of the Red River.
We then head off to the pottery village of Quang Ba where ceramics are stacked waiting to be taken into Hanoi by bicycle.  The route also takes you past  the Red River’s floating houses and fields of colorful flowers.  Depending on the time you may get to see the locals picking the flowers which are then taken into Hanoi.
Continue cycling on the back road along the river to get back to our bike shop in Hanoi. Tour ends at around 05.30PM
 

Why this Tour?

  • View the Long Bien Bridge which is the oldest bridge of Hanoi.
  • Ride on the back road along the dyke of the river.
  • Witness the changes of pottery village - Bat Trang
  • Visit the bonsai garden and learn the meaning of the Bonsai.
  • Sit down for a cup of tea a chat and enjoy some regional fruits at a local house.
  • Cycle through gardens on the middle of the Red River Island

Rate Valid Dec 2017
(5% OFF in May-Sep)

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What is Included

  • Professional English speaking tour guide
  • Professional bike rentals
  • Visiting and excursion as in program
  • Lunch enroute
  • Entrance fee where applicable
  • Drinks of 02 bottles of water/person/day
  • Services charges and taxes

What is NOT Included

  • Pre/Post accommodation
  • Visa arrangement fee
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Others not mentioned

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