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Hanoi bicycle tour: Exploring Hanoi in a new way

The thousand-year-old Hanoi is beautiful from every angle. But it will be even more interesting if on a day, you explore Hanoi on a bicycle. Through the journey “Biking around Hanoi with Lily;’s Travel”, you will see a very different, strange and lovely Hanoi… Nowadays, the Hanoi bicycle tour is one of the favorite tours at Lily’s Travel Agency.

Watch the sunrise at West Lake, sunset on Long Bien Bridge, explore 36 streets by bicycle on the streets covered with yellow leaves or drink a cup of lemon tea in the old town… through the journey on a bicycle. Exploring Hanoi’s thousand years of civilization by bicycle is an interesting new experience for the people of Ha Thanh and tourists from all over the world. With 6 programs to visit and explore Hanoi by bicycle (3 inner city routes, 3 suburban routes) serving both domestic and foreign tourists, with a guide to assist throughout the sightseeing journey, “Lily’s Travel cycling tour” is worth the choice of tourists to explore the land of Hanoi capital – thousand years of civilization.

Returning to the wheels of the wheel rolling through the old streets, we see the image of old Hanoi with old houses and dark brown tile roofs. All are like slow-motion, realistic, vivid movies that bring us to Hanoi – 36 streets. Each street begins with the word “hang” such as Hang Ma, Hang Ngang, Hang Dao, Hang Thiec, etc., recreating the ” old Hanoians trading life”.

In the fresh cool air of a new day, cycling around West Lake and watching the sunrise gradually appear, we will temporarily forget the hustle and bustle of life and enjoy the peaceful space. , spacious, immense in the heart of the capital. Wandering through the streets in the evening, you will enjoy many famous and delicious street food such as Banh Cuon, Ly Quoc Su pho, To Tich pickled fruit, grilled dishes at Dinh Liet…

You can also do a bicycle tour to visit the famous Bat Trang pottery village or Duong Lam ancient village, Huong Ngai comes to a bold rural space in the North: banyan tree, well at the top of the village, laterite walls. On the journey of discovery, if you want, you can also stop at any homestay to rest and chat.

Long Bien Bridge

Long Bien Bridge
Long Bien Bridge – Source: Internet

The iron bridge has a history of more than one hundred years, spanning the Red River. Slowly following each pedal beat, you will have moments of silence in front of the nostalgic and immense space here. Looking out into the distance is a gentle, green alluvial beach at the foot of the bridge with cornfields and cool vegetable beds.

Watching the sunrise or sunset on the Red River from Long Bien Bridge are two favorite moments of many young people. On summer evenings, ride a bicycle leisurely on the bridge, then sit and sip a cup of lemon tea and chat with friends or brace yourself in the numbing cold and enjoy grilled corn and baked potatoes on the bridge in the real winter. are unforgettable experiences.

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West Lake

West Lake
West Lake – Source: Internet

West Lake is the largest lake in Hanoi, with a peaceful and cool atmosphere. On summer afternoons, this place is packed with people enjoying the wind. If you don’t have a bicycle, you can easily rent a car to walk around the lake for only 50,000 VND/day.

Around the lake are cool, clean, very convenient roads for cycling such as Thanh Nien street, lakeside road, Korean wharf, Japanese wharf … Sunset on the lake, or lotus in West Lake are all Hanoi’s specialty in summer. Gorgeous, brilliant sunset.

The pure fragrant West Lake lotus helps to purify the sultry space. Cycling to watch the sunset and inhaling the lotus scent is a very effective way to relieve stress.

Some central streets

Some central streets
Some central streets – Source: Internet

Phan Dinh Phung, Tran Phu, and Hoang Dieu are 3 of the most beautiful streets of Hanoi’s capital. The special feature that creates the beauty of the road is the clean, wide sidewalk and the rows of old trees shady all year round, running parallel to the rare main asphalt road in Hanoi.

In the season of trees changing leaves, the road is a carpet of yellow leaves stretching as far as the eye can see, beautiful and poetic. Along the street, there are many ancient villas built during the French colonial period and famous works such as Cua Bac church, Thang Long Imperial Citadel… Cycling on this street will bring a feeling of relaxation and refreshment. It gives you pleasure when you breathe in the fresh air and the scent of flowers gently blows in the wind.

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Hanoi Old Quarter

If you are used to a noisy and busy Hanoi Old Quarter, where goods and means of transport occupy all the space, vibrant night and day, cycling will probably be an interesting new breeze. allows you to explore the old town more deeply while cycling and observing the daily life of the people here.

Walking around the old town by bicycle is very convenient and safe. You can stop at any time to take pictures, buy souvenirs or simply pedal slowly while looking at the old, mossy houses that normally we can easily miss if traveling at high speed. If you’re lucky, you can come across Dinh Tien Hoang street in this dreamy, dreamy coat…

Kim Ma street

Kim Ma street
Kim Ma street – Source: Internet

Kim Ma is known as “Hanoi’s most romantic street” with a unique and parallel double road. On this road, whether winter or summer, whether the trees are bare or green, they all have their poetic features. In spring, the road is covered with bright red shoots of closely related mausoleum trees, standing out against the blue sky.

In summer, the cool green grass becomes more vibrant and fresh in the sun. Autumn, yellow leaves fall on the road, creating a brilliant golden autumn. And even on winter days, the thin rows of trees also attract many young couples to cycle here.

The trend of tourism combining sports and health care is being favored by tourists. The experience of cycling to discover a different and new Hanoi is interesting for Hanoi lovers. This new product is suitable for the conditions of ensuring safety for epidemic prevention and control, traveling in small groups. It is expected to bring a new attraction to domestic tourists, towards international visitors.

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