Hanoi is a green city of 60 lakes and West Lake is the largest one. Just 2km from Hanoi Old quarter, it’s indeed another world! In 3 hours, you will be cycling around the lake with many photo stops at Lotus ponds, Tran Quoc Pagoda and Temple of Mother Goddess. See the contrast picture when skyscrapers and world class resorts standing next to the ancient pagodas and temples. Sit down in some lakeside stalls to enjoy some “pho cuon” beef-noodle-rolls, some hot-steamed sea snails, and try “bun rieu cua,” a hearty bowl of rice noodles swimming in steaming crab broth, one of the favorite flavors of Hanoians living around the lake. During May – June, you can sit among the lotus ponds to smell the scent of Lotus tea refined from each drop of water.
Idiomas da excursão
- Opção de partida pela manhã ou à tarde
- Grupos pequenos têm garantia de serviço pessoal
- Percorra as ruas da cidade e entre no espírito local
- Guia profissional informativo e acessível
- Excursão com tudo incluso
Take over the private bikes and start cycling with our guide. The 2-wheel journey rides you from Tran Quoc pagoda to get around the lake in clockwise. If the excursion is in the morning, you can enjoy the tranquility of the lake when all Hanoians are in their working hours. If the excursion is in the afternoon, you can immerse yourselves among the bustling local life when all people are riding back home after working hours. Stop to visit 1 of the famous pagodas/temples (Vong Thi, or Tao Sach, or Temple of Mother Goddess), visit 1 of the lotus ponds during their blooming months of May – July.
Enjoy Vietnamese Lotus tea, or Jasmine tea in a rattan tent among the lotus pond, or Vietnamese Robusta coffee in a lakeside coffee shop with the nice view surroundings.
Enjoy Vietnamese hot-steamed snails and “bun rieu cua” hot-crab soft-noodles in a local restaurant near from Temple of Mother Goddess. The restaurant is next to the lotus ponds. Taste some favourite snacks of “pho cuon” beef-noodle-rolls.
The excursion offers cyclists a lot of photo chances. You can capture the moment of a fresh Morning (8.30 – 11.00 late May – early July) for lotus blooming photos, or Afternoon (15.00 – 17.30) for sunset down on the lake. You also see Starwoods or Intercontinental hotels standing next to serene pagodas, a rare contrast image you don’t see in any Asian capitals.
Stop at Tran Quoc pagoda to end our roundtrip around West Lake. End of your tour at your hotel.
Detalhes do programa
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Os embarques no hotel se iniciam aproximadamente 30 a 60 minutos antes deste horário; o horário exato de embarque será informado na reconfirmação.
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Cycling in West Lake at Sunset
- Local English-speaking guide with excellent knowledge of Hanoi history and culinary
- All the dishes on sites as mentioned above: “pho cuon,” sea snails, “bun rieu cua”
- 1 cup of coffee or tea/ person. Lotus tea or Jasmine tea is used.
- Taxi transfer 1-way from your hotel to West Lake
- Private 3-hour round-trip bike tour around West Lake (17 miles/27km)
- Extra meals
- Personal expenses
- Gratuities (optional)
- Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
- Please inform us of your height when making reservation to ensure proper bike fitting
Política de cancelamento
Se cancelar entre 3 e 6 dia(s) antes da partida agendada, haverá uma taxa de cancelamento de 50 por cento.
Se cancelar no prazo de 2 dia(s) antes da partida agendada, haverá uma taxa de cancelamento de 100 por cento.