Detailed itinerary for Vietnam vacation package, Book Biking tour rural Hanoi Co Loa citadel. Reasonable price, No hide cost, Best services, Pro, Unique organized tour. Book Today! To get Special Price, Save cost. Co Loa is a first ancient citadel of Viet nam, which is located 15 km in the North of Hanoi, with beautiful rice paddy fields, Old villages, series of pagodas & temples. Especially with its unique vestiges “ Three rings of citadel”. It is one of the closest place in Vietnam.
Our guide will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi at around 8:00am and we will thence transfer to our bike store by the car or taxi in the north outskirt of Hanoi where a small village locates, on the left bank of the Red River- Bac Bien Village. Arrive in coffee shop, you will be welcomed coffee, tea and snacks. A short briefing and instruction about biking skills and notes will be given to you before you start the full day cycling tour.
You start the trip by cycling through the small alleys of villages to the Duong River’s bank, then get on a small local boat ferry to cross to its left bank. The Duong River is a branch of the Red River thence you will see the meeting point of 2 rivers (Red River & Duong River). Following the path along the dyke of the Duong River and through the small villages where you will see many traditional houses of Vietnamese people, and as well as pagodas, temples, local markets where local people sell & buy everything for their life.
And we will take you to visit a Vietnamese’s traditional house you can learn more about their life, and have a short break there, when you get your mind refreshed by our Vietnamese’s traditional green-tea, local coffee, local fruit, cake… Keep on pedaling on the alleys, from villages to villages, through rice fields. You arrive in the Co Loa citadel in north of the Hanoi centre, you will visit Co Loa museum to learn more about the ancient citadel of Vietnam. (the Co Loa citadel is the most ancient citadel in Vietnam, it was built over two thousand years ago.)
Then pedaling via the remains of the Co Loa citadel, through beautiful vegetables and crops fields where you will see smiling faces of local farmers, working on the fields. You can have chat with them to learn more about their lives and work… Continue following small alleys of villages you will visit a vermicelli village where you will see, local people is making vermicelli & noodles … We will tell you the stories of vermicelli village as well as show you the process of making vermicelli products.
Then keep on pedaling via the alleys, from villages to villages to visit a handicraft village where you will see lot of local people who are making bamboo brooms, straw brooms, hay broom… You keep on cycling on the back road, to get back to our bike store. Take a taxi or car back to your hotel in Hanoi at around 16:30 pm. Tour ends.
Vietnam vacation package, Book Biking tour rural Hanoi Co Loa citadel
If you are interested in the "real" vietnam life. Take a rest and feel the difference to busy Hanoi. this tour will be a really nice day trip to you. You will make a bike tour through villages and you can stop at any places to meet locals. It will be such an amazing experience to see how they live and chat together. where you get to experience the real vietnamese life on fields. You can see many different things about the farming in Vietnam in general in comparison with your civilized country in throughout the trip. You will get to learn all the steps of the rice farming as well as all the steps of the vegetable farming… we are sure that you never seen before how actually vegetable and rice are grown.
after all of everything about sightseeing, you will have also an incredible yourself-made lunch at people's homes (not restaurant). It would be absolutely the most authentic things to you to learn how to make local food dishes of Vietnamese.
Tour name: Co Loa Citadel Biking Tour - 1 Day
Start City: Hanoi
End City: Hanoi
Duration: 1 day
Departure: Daily, upon your request.
Visit: Vietnam first ancient citadel, rural Hanoi, Red River Delta
Highlights: Co Loa is a first ancient citadel of Vietnam, which is located 15 km in the North of Hanoi, with beautiful rice paddy fields, Old villages, series of pagodas & temples. Especially with its unique vestiges “ Three rings of citadel”. It is one of the closest place, where you can see the typical countryside of Northern Vietnam.
Traveling by bicycle is one the best way to see and experience the beauty, the people, and the culture of Vietnam. This tour is a great way for travelers to discover Vietnam in an active vacation. The area to be visited is a fascinating mix of rice paddy fields and local homestead of rural Hanoi, who have inhabited and earned a living in the Red River Delta for life. Take a breath of fresh air by choosing this classic biking tour!
Please enquire for availabilities & the most up dated price.
Trip cost includes:
* Pickup and drop off at hotel to bike store by taxi or car.
* Mountain bike and helmet and protective gears (a first-aid kit, a repair kit included )
* English speaking tour guide. A mechanic if tour has more than 2 people
* Mineral water, tissues, local coffee, tea, snack and fruits
* Local ferry
* Entrance fees & donations to local temples and families
* Lunch at local restaurant
Trip cost excludes:
* Personal expenses
* Other services not mentioned in the itinerary
* Road surface: rural / trail
* Difficulty: normal
* Total length: about 45 km