Northern Red River Delta Discovery on Bicycle Tour
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- Indochina Explorer Tour
Indochina Explorer Tour
Duration: 6 days / 5 nights
Tour route: Hanoi, Ninh Binh, Hai Duong, Ha Tay
Transportation type: Boat, Bicycle
Tour code: IET - VN 4. 24
Day 1: Ha Noi - Duong Lam - Son Tay.
Star cycle from Hanoi along Red River Dike, through countryside, villages to Duong Lam village (40km). Arrived in the Village start to cycle from the gate inside the village. Visit the village, local families, Mong Phu communal house, Mia Pagoda, Phu mother Queen temple on the way. Continue biking to upper commune visit Phung Hung king temple, Ngo Quyen king temple and 1000 year old ‘Duoi’ tree road. Lunch in the family ancient house. Cycle to Son Tay town. Stay overnight. Overnight in Son Tay. (B), (L).
Day 2: Son Tay - Tay Phuong - Tram Gian - Perfume Pagoda.
Morning leave the town cycle to Tay Phuong pagoda, a special architecture from XVIII century and the best collection of Buddha statues built on the top of bamboo hill. Continue cycle passing Quoc Oai town to Tram Gian Pagoda, a pagoda on the pine hill. Lunch break. Start again cycle through villages, rice fields to Perfume Pagoda (45km). Overnight in Perfume Pagoda. (B), (L).
Day 3: Perfume Pagoda - Ngu Dong Thi Son - Chine - Me - Tam Coc.
Early morning visit Perfume Pagoda. Start cycle to Que town visit Ngu Dong Thi Son cave. Lunch break. Continue cycle through Chi Ne town, the beautiful mountain landscape area, turn to Me town and then to Tam Coc (50km). Overnight inTam Coc. (B), (L).
Day 4: Tam Coc - Phat Diem - Co Le - Keo - Thai Binh.
Morning boat trip in Tam Coc, means Three passed grottoes on the Ngo Dong small River way. The River run through caves, rice fields and surrounded by the blue limestone mountains. Start cycling to Phat Diem cathedral, in Kim Son village the sanctuary of catholic region in Vietnam, the unique ancient stone, wooden churches complex built in 1875. Continue cycle (45km) to Co Le, pass Thai Binh River by the ferry to Keo pagoda, the masterpiece of architecture from 17 century with famous wooden bell tower, the biggest ancient pagoda in the North. Arrived in Thai Binh City. Overnight in Thai Binh. (B), (L).
Day 5: Thai Binh - Dong Hung - Ninh Giang - Hai Duong.
Leave the city, cycle to Khuoc village in Dong Hung district visit some Cheo artist families to study basic understand of this Traditional Art. Enjoy the show of different extractions of Cheo Theater in the Village Pagoda. Cycle again to Bo Duong Village, enjoy Water Puppet Show and break for lunch. Continue cycle to Thanh Mien Birds Island, take the boat and watch the natural land of tens thousands birds in late afternoon when they return home. Overnight in Thanh Mien. (B), (L).
Day 6: Hai Duong - Cam Giang - Dong Ho - But Thap - Hanoi.
Morning: cycle long way through Cam Giang town to Dong Ho painting village, a famous wood block printing on rice paper. Then cycle along Duong River dike to But Thap pagoda, a gem of Vietnam ancient architecture, contemplating stone carving collection in the banisters, bridge, towers and admire the architecture space arrangement of the site. Cross the highway 5 to Bat Trang ceramic village and then Long Bien bridge, the steel French bridge back to Hanoi. Overnight in Ha Noi. (B), (L).
* English Speaking Tour leader (other languages upon requests)
* All accommodations base on twin-share at hotel, guesthouse and Home stay. etc…
* Meals detailed in the itinerary (B = Breakfast , L = Lunches , D = Dinners)
* A/C transfers and transportation.
* Boat trip mention in itinerary
* Sightseeing excursions as outlined in itinerary
* Pump, bike tools, spares tubes.
* Spare bike
* Mineral water drinking.
* Seasonal fruits.
* International airfares
* Travel insurance and bike helmet (compulsory)
* Items of a personal nature
* Alcoholic beverages and soft drinks
* Mineral water beyond that supplied
* Single Supplement
* Optional excursions
* Additional transport required due to any emergency situation
* Personal expenses such as telephone and laundry bills
* Mountain Bicycle (Bike Hire US$20/per day)
* Visa fees
* Departure taxes
* Tipping for guiding
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