Hanoi Bike Tours Cycle Thanh Chuong Viet Palace and Soc Son Temple (1 day)

Monday, January 28, 2013


The one day bicycle tour takes you to the north-western of Hanoi where you enjoy a cycling experience and visiting Thanh Chuong Viet palace and Soc Son temple. Begin the tour with a short walk from your hotel to our bike store (optional). Then you will be transferred by car to the other side of the red river, the rural Hanoi. Cycling along the Duong dyke, through local farming villages, rice fields until you reach the Thanh Chuong Viet Palace. Visit the site, enjoy your lunch then continue cycling to Soc son temple. You mostly cycle on paved roads. The tour is customized for small groups, family holidays, travel with kids and active travelers loving a fun and dynamic trip to the outskirts of Hanoi. Contact Lotussia Travel for more details.

Itinerary:

7:00 am you will be met up with Lotussia Travel guide at your hotel in Hanoi (please inform us your hotel name upon your confirmation). After a short briefing about the bike, gears and the biking trail, you will be transferred by our support vehicle to the other side of the Red River.

You will be dropped off at the Duong riverside where you will begin your day adventure. You will cycle along the dyke, pass by rice fields and rural villages.

You will keep cycling until you reach the Viet Place Thanh Chuong in Soc Son.  This is a private residence of the Vietnamese artist, Thanh Chuong. The residence/museum is open in 2001 on an area wide 10.000m2. This is a cultural and traditional ancient house with thousands of artifacts, antiques from the Dinh – Ly – Tran – Le dynasty … are arranged in a cultural space – special spiritual identity.

Visiting the residence/museum will help you know more Vietnamese culture. Lunch will be provided in a local restaurant or in the house, depending on the availability.

In the afternoon, we continue our cycle to Soc Son Temple, which was built from around 980 Le dynasty restored thirteen times, but It still keep  the traditional architectural style. The temple is located on a spacious land with beautiful scenery between the immense trees and a clear space. You may want to climb up to the top of the mountain where is located the biggest Buddha statue. Buddha Statue weight 20 tons of bronze and height 8,4m.

After visiting the site, you will be picked up again by Lotussia vehicle and transferred back to Hanoi. The end of Lotussia Travel service.

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