Village Discovery by Bike
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Highlights / General details Feel the Red River breeze on an 100-year old bridge. Drop in to a local artist estate to admire some Vietnamese fine arts. Explore the densely cultivated land of an islet with banana, bean, and corn farms. Visit a pottery making village and see how ceramics are made. Take in a magnificent sunset at West Lake. Inclusion Local English speaking guide; Entrance fees as indicated; Snack (coffee, tea, fruits on the way). Exclusion Hotel pick-up and drop-off; Items of a personal nature; Tips or gratuities for drivers or guides. Hours of operation Available daily at 2:00pm. Duration Approximately 3.5 - 4 hours. Location Meeting point: 23 Nguyen Khac Nhu, Ba Dinh Dist, Hanoi. Ending point: 23 Nguyen Khac Nhu, Ba Dinh Dist, Hanoi. Itinerary Leave the busy streets of Hanoi via a scenic road winding through the city’s Old Quarter, through the urban outskirts, and into the countryside. We’ll pass Hanoi’s oldest bridge – The Long Bien - which was built by the famous Eiffel Construction company in 1902. Experience the beauty of Vietnam’s countryside as you cycle through back roads and along the banks of the Red River on our Hanoi village tour. See local villagers at work as your guide points out traditional rural activities and sights. We’ll stop by a famous local artist’s house to study some popular trends of Vietnamese contemporary fine arts, including installation, body, and performance art. You will have chance to view them all here at his 2000 square meter estate. We’ll continue our bike tour by cycling through the tranquil banana and vegetable farming area of Red River Island. There will be lots of opportunities to stop and take photos of the beautiful surroundings and the locals working on their farms. We then head off to the pottery village of Quang Ba where ceramics are stacked waiting to be taken into Hanoi by bicycle. Thisroute takes us past the Red River’s floating houses and fields of colorful flowers. Depending on the season, you may get to see locals picking the flowers to be taken to market. We continue cycling along the river to the famous West Lake for a cup of coffee or green tea while enjoying the magnificent sunset. Back on our bikes, we’ll return to the meeting point in Hanoi where your guide will be able to assist you in getting a taxi to your hotel. Additional Information Light and comfortable clothing is recommended with shoes appropriate for a 20km bike ride. Participant restrictions Children under age 12 are not permitted to join this tour. Policies This tour is offered on a "join-in" basis. Maximum group size is 12. If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at your hotel for pick up. Please check your hotel details are correct on the voucher. Cancellation: 2 days prior 100% penalty. No show 100% penalty. Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher. **All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**
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