Trip Description & Day-by-day Itinerary
The Hanoi bicycle tour to Bat Trang is a soft adventure package taking you out of Hanoi busy streets, to the ceramic village of Bat Trang, and the rural Hanoi. The day trip starts with a transfer from your hotel in Hanoi to our bike garage where you will have some test ride before starting your day adventure. You cycle for about 20 – 25 kilometers on flat and back roads, through corn field, and vegetable, fruit gardens amidst the wild nature and peaceful countryside villages.
8:00 AM: You will be met up with Lotussia Travel guide at your hotel in Hanoi. He will help you to take a taxi to get into our bike garage.
Arriving in our bike garage, our guide will give a briefing information about the bikes, as well as the biking trail. You can have a test ride to check the bike before starting tour.
You start riding along the dyke for some kilometers before joining a small biking trail that furrows among corn fields and vegetable, fruit gardens. You mostly cycle on the back roads amidst the wild nature and peaceful countryside villages.
After about two hour cycling, you arrive in Bat Trang village, a small village in the north of Vietnam, is about 13 kilometers southeast of Hanoi center, on the other side of the Red River. The village is famous for ceramic and pottery products of high quality.
Lunch will be provided in a local restaurant.
After lunch, you will have a short walk to visit the village, discovering the village ceramic market, the Bat Trang temple, Bat Trang communal house. Discover the real life as you walk through tiny alleys that furrow continuously right and left.
Before taking the ride back, you may want to make a stop in a local workshop where you have the opportunity to learn all the steps of making a pottery. You can try to make your own pottery before saying good bye your “teacher” and enjoy two more hour cycling back to Hanoi.
Arriving back at our bike store at around 16:00, you will be transferred back to your hotel. Trip ends.