Hanoi, Van Giang, Hung yen, Cycling

Bicycle in Hanoi Tour 1day

The Hanoi Bicycle Tour 1 day takes you the the northeast Hanoi where you cycle on the back roads to visit the ceramic village of Bat Trang, the rural village of Van Giang, Hung Yen. There is opportunity to learn making some pottery by yourselve, to assist to the traditional folk music (for any group of six people or bigger). Our guide will try to lead you on the back roads, through village lanes avoiding the busy traffic along the Red River dykes. There are about 60km to pedal.

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7:00 am you will be met up with Hanoi Bike Tours guide at your hotel in Hanoi (please advise your hotel name). After a short briefing about the bike, gears and the biking trail, you will begin your adventure by pedaling from your hotel (for those who are not familiar with cycling in the city where the traffic is quite busy, we recommend booking a support vehicle. The extra charge will be advised by your Hanoi Bike Tours consultant when you book the tour).

After about a half hour, you will cycle through the most busy area of the town, arriving Long Bien Bridge,  the first steel bridge spanning the Red River in Hanoi, built by the French (1899-1902) and named for Doumer, read as though-love (the name of Governor Paul Doumer Indochina).

After crossing the bridge, you arrive the other side of the Red River. You will cycle along the dyke, and through corn fields, Hanoi rural villages.

After about three hour cycle, you will arrive Bat Trang pottery village. Located on the dykes of the Red River, Bat Trang is popular for being an ancient pottery handicrafts village. Most of the pottery kilns in the village still produce goods in the traditional way, which is similar to the ancient way dating back 700 years.

You will see the ancient art of ceramic making at a workshop or you can learn and try to make a clay product in one of many of the families producing these fine works of art.

After discovering the handicraft village, you continue cycling east towards the charming village of Van Giang where you will have lunch in a traditional house.

After lunch, enjoy a cup of green tea as take part in traditional music performance (Quan Ho, Trau Van & Ca Tru Folk Song) at yard.

Enjoy some more cycle if you like before being picked up by Hanoi Bike Tous and transferred back to Hanoi. Trip ends

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