This half-day tour in Hanoi outskirts will offer you a chance to ride out of the bustling and bustling city of Hanoi to take a scenic route, pass the beautiful rice fields of the Red River Delta and head to tranquil vegetable farms nearby. Tour also includes a visit to Le Mat snake village to get a first-hand look at various kinds of the snake and savor on special foods from snake meat.
Departure date: Any time you wish
Tour Route: Hotel – Long Bien Bridge – Le Mat Snake Village – Le Mat Communal House – Hanoi
Start/ End: Hotel in Hanoi/ Hotel in Hanoi
Meet our guide at 8 AM at the hotel, after brief information on your today’s biking routes as well as safety guidelines, start your half-day trip to the oldest bridge in Hanoi, Long Bien Bridge. Continue riding in the dyke of the Red River, we will leave the noisy traffic by turning to the villages. Passing the villages, you can see a lush green of rice fields, cornfields and vegetable plantation areas. This is the biggest vegetable and herbs area in Hanoi. Tourists also see kumquat fruit, grapefruits and peach flower blossom here.
After 45 minutes to one hour riding in real nature, we will head to Le Mat Snake Village. You will have a chance to witness lots of snakes being kept, taste snake meat which seems very strange to you but it is supposed to make people stronger.
After visiting the snake farm, we continue riding to Le Mat Communal House which is dedicated to the Founder of Le mat Village with a myth of rescuing the King’s daughter. Have a short break with fresh fruits or juice and spend time communicating with local people before cycling back hotel. Head back to Hanoi around 12:00 AM. Your Hanoi tour ends.