We start off in the heart of the capital, taking in views overlooking the spectacular Long Bien Bridge that spans the Red River. From there we take a ride on our vintage Vespas, almost being transported back in time visiting temple over 1000 years old at 1400 years old village and continue to see rice paddies fields. We will drive through the small alley of local villages, for you to see green and fresh air at the middle of the field.
Red River Delta
Then visit a local market where you can see the daily life of local people and see amazing staff local people sale in market then we breeze down cool back roads to stop and explore the ancient city of Co Loa.
Take a ride through the quiet countryside and lush green rice paddies, we arrive at a local family at the middle of the fields where they own farm and their grow fruits farm with many kind of tropical fruits. Visit their home and see the life also chance to see some traditional rice wine if that day they make it, we interact with the homeowner and get a deeper understanding of local Vietnamese life and how they do the farm, and also the host will invited to pick fresh fruit at the farm and you can enjoy it.
See & talk to Local people
Back to Hanoi. Enjoy have lunch and time to explore Hanoi city.
Afternoon, your driver take you to see the railway train tracks, we can see how of the locals life & work, just beside the train tracks in tall narrow houses. We will then visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum our rider will stop at the point you can see overview of the area including president place, parliament house and all government office, our guide will tell you about the history and story about Hanoi.
Visit Train Track
Now time continue rider through pass to see botanical garden and ride pass small alley see the narrow houses to visit Huu Hiep Lake to see the B52 crash site at the lake, this US bomber was shot down during the 1972 bombing raids of Hanoi, a poignant reminder of recent history
Our next ride to visit West Lake one of the biggest lake in Hanoi city, some point we can see overview of the city with beautiful houses and amazing view and see part of the rich people living.
Driver to Thanh Nien street Next to west lake is Truc Bach lake where we stop at the monument of John MC Cain and see the lake and the place he get shot down, you will learn about the story of John MC Cain.
Back to the old quarter, relax and enjoy Vietnamese coffee the Egg coffee . Then drop off at your hotel at about 4pm. Trip ends.