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
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
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
Drinking water and cold towels available on the vehicles
Service charges, Government taxes and 10% VAT
Surcharges for other language guides
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.)
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