A light active cycling trip out to Hanoi’s suburbs, where you will witness the daily life of the Red River Delta farmers, as well as visiting the Thay and Tay Phuong Pagodas. The Pagodas are well presentation of religion architecture in North Vietnam. Situated in beautiful areas, surrounded by rice fields, doted with villages hidden in bamboos, the pagodas attached thousands of Buddhism pilgrims, who coming not only for sacred places, but also for the splendid architectures. Tay Phuong Pagoda is even more famous with its hundreds of statues, an exposition gallery for many Vietnamese engraving and sculpture masterpieces. Many of the statues have been chosen for exhibiting in Hanoi Fine Art Museum.
Pick up at your hotel at 7:30 Am .You will get on your bike and commerce the half day cycling trip from your hotel early in the morning. After passing 10km in heavy traffic of Hanoi inner streets, you will reach Dien Bridge, where you take a left turn into a countryside road. You will start encounter with the peasants working in their water rice and maize fields. After 1 more hour cycling, you will arrive at the Thay Pagoda, here you learn more about Vietnamese religion. From the pagoda, which is up on the Sai Son Mountain, you can stretch your eyes over the villages surrounded by rice fields. You can also visit the nearly Cac Co Cave, which is also a sacred place. Picnic lunch and then continue the ride to Tay Phuong Pagoda, where you find some great samples of Vietnamese engraving and sculpture. You will then have a transfer back to Hanoi.Cycle to Thay Pagoda
Approx: 3 hours cycling
Road condition: around 28 km on paved road
Departure : Daily at 7:30 from your hotel in Hanoi
Tour prices are in USD per person and based on group size .
US$ 178 per person (1 persons)
US$ 106 per person (2 persons)
US$ 80 per person (3 persons)
US$ 67 per person (4 persons)
US$ 59 per person (5 persons)
US$ 106 per person (6 -12 persons)
Useful information :
1 – Group size for 1- Solo traveler ( Prices slightly higher will use one minivan to carrying travelers and bicycles together )
2 – Group size for 2 traveler ( Will use one minivan to carrying travelers and bicycles together )
3 – Group size from 3 -5 travelers ( will use one minivan to carrying travelers and bicycles together ) You will have a special offer price.
4 – Group size from 6 -12 travelers will include bus and one more truck to carrying travelers and bicycles separately ( One more bike mechanic will be available on the whole trip , more spare bikes , more equipment to be used. Other hands, one more bike guide and servants ) will be fixed as the same as a party of 2 .
Trip price includes:
- English Speaking Guide
- Trek bicycle with helmet
- Indicated transportation
- Mineral water
- Entrance fees
- Support van or truck for group
Trip price excludes:
- Private expenses, tips
- Drinks and Beverage
- All other services not mentioned as inclusive