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Bike to Duong Lam

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TRIP OVERVIEW

Destinations: Hanoi
Starts in/Finishes in: Hanoi/Hanoi
Highlights:

The ride is designed for keen bikers who wish to explore the countryside roads of Hanoi and an ancient village of Duong Lam which is a small village that has somehow managed to escape the winds of change sweeping through the country. A bike journey to Duong Lam village is a cycling trip to trace back the origin of Vietnam’s culture and Vietnam’s traditions. This is also the great chance to explore architecture of ancient houses while cycle along its narrow alleyways, visit temples dedicated to the two kings who were born there, and most interesting of all, chat with locals living in the ancient houses.

Duration: 1 days

Travel Style: Day Trips and Excursions
Suitable: Adventure Seekers

TRIP IN DETAILS

After breakfast, you will be met at your hotel for briefing then being transferred to the outskirt of Hanoi to start the ride. From there, you’ll cycle along the dyke of the Red River toward Son Tay. After 1,5 hour biking, you’ll hop on your support minibus to Duong Lam village, a purely agricultural village of the Northern Red River delta where still preserve many hundred-year-old houses. It will be your unique experience as you walk along tiny ancient alleys.

Arrive in Duong Lam village after for about two hours, visit Mong Phu temple, the only hamlet whose original village entrance gate remains intact. Have some talks with the locals in their ancient houses where your lunch will be provided (optional).
After lunch, take the bike and start cycling to the Mia Pagoda (other hamlet in Duong Lam village). The pagoda is built in 15th century containing 287 statues of different sizes. Bike then to Ngo Quyen temple and Phung Hung temple. These are two places are dedicated to Ngo Quyen and Phung Hung, the two National Heroes of Vietnam. Cycle back to Duong Lam village and return to your hotel in Hanoi.

Meals: Lunch

Accommodation:

Transportation: Private vehicle,Road Bicycle

PRICE & INCLUSION

From: 81USD per person for a private tour of minimum 6 guests traveling together
Valid till December 31, 2019

Meals: 1 Lunchs
Transportation: Private vehicle,Road Bicycle
Accommodation:

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Private air-conditioned minibus with experienced driver
  • Experienced English speaking biking guide
  • Use of road bike with helmets, spare parts, first aid kits, tool kits
  • Lunch at a local restaurant in a local family in Duong Lam village as mentioned in the detailed itinerary
  • All entrance fees
  • Bottled water, snacks and fresh fruits

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