Hanoi Motorbike Tour to Countryside – 1 Day
Overview: After the decision of widening Hanoi of the Vietnamese Government in 2008, Hanoi becomes a very big capital city (around 3.345 square kilometers) and for tourists, it has more things to do in Hanoi, there are much more attractions with more tradition and countryside in the capital Hanoi. This one day motorbike tour around Hanoi takes you to some famous pagodas in Hanoi in which there is almost no tourist and leads you through the countryside, rural areas that you can experience the real Vietnam or different Hanoi.
Highlights: Visit some of the most beautiful pagodas and temples in Hanoi such as: Thay pagoda, Tay Phuong pagoda, Mia pagoda. Ride motorbike through large rice fields and some rural villages to discover the hidden Hanoi. Unique experience with unknown attractions!
Pick up from your hotel at 8:30 am when the rush hours are gone. We will take you to the outskirt of Hanoi and start motorbike touring to the west, after 30 minute riding we will make a turn to the small and quiet countryside road to Thay pagoda (a beautiful pagoda located between limestone mountain and natural green lake), then keep riding shortly to Tay Phuong pagoda – the pagoda is in the top of small hill and is known as the one that has the most beautiful wooden statue carvings.
After having full taste of the pagodas, we will keep riding motorbike through the rural areas in Thach That district, crossing villages and rice paddies then we will be in Duong Lam ancient village at noon time. Lunch is in Duong Lam village.
In the afternoon we will have short walk around the village to visit some traditional houses of the Viet people, chatting with the local and learn more about very interesting culture of Vietnam.
At 3: 00 pm, motorbike riding back to your hotel in Hanoi center through the rice fields, along the Red river dike. We will finish the short but great Hanoi motorbike day tour at 5: 00 pm.
Please view the route here!