Dong Anh Co Loa Citadel Cycling Day Tour
Co Loa was the first ancient citadel of Vietnam. Lying to the north of Hanoi, the area offers beautiful rice paddy fields, old villages, and many pagodas & temples. This is one of the closest places where you can see the real countryside of Northern Vietnam.
The one day Hanoi bicycle tour, provided by the Hanoi based tour operator Vietnam Bike Tours takes you to the outskirts of Hanoi. Begin the tour with a taxi transfer from your hotel to our bike store. Then you start your Hanoi urban adventure visiting some local houses, bonsai garden, going through villages lanes before embarking on a local ferry to the other side of Vietnam’s capital. Just after one hour cycling, you find yourself in the outskirts of Hanoi, the Hanoi rural area. The day biking tour is recommended for small groups touring, family travel, holidays with kids or those loving outdoor, active, fun tour to the rural Hanoi.
8:00am You will be met up with Vietnam Bike Tours guide at your hotel in Hanoi (Please advise us your hotel name upon booking). Our guide will help you then to take a taxi to get to our departure point, at the other side of the red river.
Arriving to our departure point (the bike store), you may want to have a short village of the village before cycling through village lane to the Duong pier where you will take a ferry to cross the Duong river.
One you reached the other side of the river, you will find yourself in the area where people live of agriculture. You cycle along the dykes, from villages to villages, through rice fields passing by smiling faces.
You arrive in Co Loa citadel around noon. This old fortress attracts many foreign tourists for its historical and cultural value. It would be interesting for tourist to find that this Citadel is not only built in a large scale, but also took a very long time to construct. Especially, it has also been the source of various relics of the Dong Son culture of the Bronze Age. This would be a precious chance for tourists to explore such large site and its potential beauty. This spiral-shaped complex will take you to the mysterious ancient Vietnam thousands of years ago.
Lunch will be provided in a local restaurant (Vietnamese food).
In the afternoon, it is possible for you to cycle for some more kilometers, taking other biking trail to cycle back to Hanoi.
You arrive back at your hotel at about 15:30 – 16:00. End of our Hanoi bicycle tour
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