Cycling to Bat Trang Traditional Pottery Village

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day tour

Tour Level: Relaxed / Easy

Tour Comfort: Budget

Tour Period:

8 hours       Hanoi

tour highlights

  • Cycling on the dike road and pass through flower and vegetable gardens, village lanes fruit orchards
  • Get to know the making of traditional pottery in Bat Trang
  • Lunch with local delicacies

tour details

Leave behind the hustles and bustles of Hanoi for a leisurely cycling day through the farmland and villages along the northern bank of Red River.

Why choose this tour?

Go off the beaten track’ as you cycle on beautiful back roads and encounter first-hand the skills of a traditional pottery maker

tour description

Cycling on a quiet dyke road, you experience the daily life of the locals, who live along the banks, in close up. You will journey through flower and vegetable gardens, cycle village lanes, passing fruit orchards and meeting and greeting the local people. You will end the day with a new take on what Hanoi city living means. The ride is approximately 40km on a mix of good quality flat tarmac and dirt roads. There will be plenty of photo opportunities among the wonderful scenery and village experiences.
The cycle takes us to Bat Trang a traditional pottery village. The village is home to the artisans who form, paint and glaze their products. They bake the ceramics for several days in huge kilns. Immerse yourself in the daily life of the village. Next up, cross the Red River by a local ferry to Thanh Tri village for lunch, including some tempting local delicacies. The village is famous for rolled rice pancakes. After lunch, continue cycling along the dyke road back to the meeting point. Leave the bike and transfer back to your hotel, taking your memories from the day with you


  • Transfers and tours with local English-speaking guide in private air-conditioned vehicles
  • All entrance fees and boat fee as mentioned in the programme
  • Bicycle and helmet rental
  • Lunch
  • Drinking water and cold towels available on the vehicles
  • Service charges, Government taxes and 10% VAT


  • Surcharges for other language guides
  • Optional tours
  • Meals and services other than mentioned in the program
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Expenditures of a personal nature (drinks, phone calls, mini bar consumptions, laundry etc.)
  • Surcharges for Lunar New Year (TET) holiday
  • Tips for guide and driver (at your discretion)
Tour code: EXHFCBTB

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