Trip Description & Day-by-day Itinerary
The one day cycling tour Hanoi takes you out of Hanoi, to the rural villages of Ha Tay, Thay pagoda, and Tay Phuong pagoda. You cycle on the flat, quiet back roads, through countryside villages and visit the two most beautiful pagodas.
8:00 am: you will be met up with Lotussia Travel team at your hotel in Hanoi, and travel south. The guide will give a short briefing about the bikes, the biking trails and other useful information while the car is getting out of Hanoi inner streets.
After about a half hour, you arrive in the outskirts of Hanoi where you load the bikes and take a left turn into a countryside road. You will start encounter with the peasants working in their water rice and maize fields. After about one hour cycling, you will arrive at the Thay Pagoda. This is one of famous attractions in Ha Tay Province, 30km southwest of Hanoi. It is also known as Thien Phuc Pagoda dedicated to Thich Ca Budha, Sakyamuni and 18 arhats.
Spend some time visiting the pagoda, then continue cycling along the rice fields and countryside villages to Tay Phuong pagoda.
The ride takes about two hours before you arrive the Tay Phuong pagoda, also called Sung Phuc Pagoda, is located on Tay Phuong mountain, in Yen village, Thach That district, Ha Tay province. It is 37 kilometres from Hanoi, along the Hanoi – Son Tay route, and 6 kilometres from the Tay Pagoda.
Lunch will be provided in a local restaurant.
After lunch, you may wish to bike for some more time before being picked up by your vehicle and transferred back to Hanoi.
You arrive back at your hotel in Hanoi at about 15:30 – 16:30. Trip ends.