Short adventure tour taking you for a ride along the French Quarter, the historical Eiffel Bridge and through typical Vietnamese villages on the outskirts of Hanoi. Escaping the noise and busy-ness of the city, we will bike about 30km. A fun-filled activity suitable for any age or group size.
8:00 Meet your guide at your hotel, transfer to one place to get the bikes. Then we set your bike for a cycling trip .
09:00 Tour guide welcome you and start biking out of Hanoi, we get on Eiffel bridge, was built in 1902 by the French architect Gustave Eiffel. You will enjoy cycling along Eiffel bridge and looking down at the activities of the locals under the bridge.
Biking around 8km to enjoy countryside and reaching the Duong river, is a brand of ''Song Hong = Red River",we have a good chance to take some nice photos as well as know about rice farming and rural life in Vietnam, understand about a real meaning "Ha Noi = Hanoi", the city is surrounded by the red river,.
11:00 We cross Duong river to go for the local as well as business people doing everyday, keep biking another 4 km more to reach "Co Loa, the Ancient Citadel", it dates back to ancient Vietnam and boasts impressive towers, relics and ruins. It is steeped in myth and legend, making it an important landmark in northern Vietnam.
You can see a number of ancient relics which have been unearthed by excavations throughout the years. Important artifacts include Dong Son style pottery and a large drum full of bronze items. These objects are extremely rare and therefore attract people from all over Asia.
Despite being a historically important and architecturally area, it is still not visited by many tourists.The grounds are almost as impressive as the castle itself, with landscaped gardens surrounded by the ancient walls. It is not hard to picture it when it would have been in its full glory.
Biking on the way back, you visit the Old village to see some very Old houses and green rice field, Papaya garden.
Around 13.00 having lunch with local food or special Hanoi Noodle (Pho), then biking the road back to your hotel and end your trip around 14h30.
Standard class included:
English speaking tour guide.
New gear bikes, helmet.
Entrance fees, mineral water.
Sugar cane juice, Coconut water.
Superior class included:
English speaking tour guide,
New gear bikes, helmet, entrance fees, mineral water,
Sugar cane juice, Coconut water and 45 minutes for foot or body massage.
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