A ride from Hanoi to the Green Heaven

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Overview

Broad valleys framed by incredible rolling mountain ridges create the scenic landscape of Bac Son Valley, an impressive and quaint hilly scenery that no one expects being so close to the Vietnamese capital. However, the district definitely evokes that well-known picturesque beauty and majesty typical from the most remote mountainous areas in Northern Vietnam.  

Join us for this memorable ride along the fertile valley’s pathways that will lead us to infinite rice fields, beautiful rivers and genuine rural settings and villages, where we will also be able to experience the warm hospitality of Lang Son’s province people, where Handspan is actually working very close with the surrounding communities to develop together a pretty unusual project.  The Green Heaven has never been that close to Hanoi. Come and see it for yourself. We bring you!

Highlights

  • The awe-inspiring landscape of Bac Son Valley, within a 2-hour drive from the hustle and bustle of Hanoi.
  • The possibility to choose between an e-bike or a conventional mountain bike for our scenic ride.
  • A traditional local lunch based on the tasty specialties of the area.
  • The chance to immerse ourselves in an authentic rural setting typical from Northern Vietnam and influenced by different ethnic groups like the Tay, Kinh or Nung, among others.  
A ride from Hanoi to the Green Heaven of Bac Son Valley

Day 1 A ride from Hanoi to the Green Heaven of Bac Son Valley

Our guide and driver will pick us up at 7:00 am in our hotel in Hanoi for a 2- 2,30 hour drive to the point where our e-bike journey will get started.  

We will firstly ride to a village where we will be able to enjoy a delicious local lunch. Of course on our way we will have the chance to make some interesting stopovers to take photos, to nose around the local markets that we will find en-route or to responsibly interact with the neighbors that may stare at us curiously, since for the time being, the area does not receive many visitors. Our guide will also help to make the most of our day trip in this regard, so don't be shy and have some chit chat with the locals so that you can check how willing they are to warmly welcome you in their district!

After lunch we will continue with our journey through the stunning hilly scenery of Bac Son Valley, riding through meandering roads, crossing winding rivers that run through fertile fields and being surrounded by the captivating peaks which characterize the scenery of this matchless region.

The ride will end when we reach the highway, where our driver will be awaiting to bring us back to Hanoi, arriving at Handspan office by 6:30 pm. 

Total cycling length: around 45km

Price per person based on a group tour

Group size Price per person
2 pax

USD 129

[vnd 3000 000]

 

* Fixed prices in USD. Prices in VND are subject to currency fluctuations upon making the trip reservation.

* Prices valid till 31 December 2019 for the ready-to-book adventure outlined on this detailed program which has been handcrafted by our production team and that includes the best of the destination (highlights and some lesser known assets as well!). Our travel consultants will also be glad to customize this journey to suit your specific interests and travel-style. 

* Would you like to adapt the itinerary, length of the trip or any activity as per your needs and preferences? Then just forward us your comments at info@handspan.com.

* Special prices for larger groups, children and the possibility to connect the tour with other stages of your trip around Indochina by contacting us. 
 

Included

  • Transportation in appropriate air-conditioned vehicle with experienced driver.
  • The services of an experienced English-speaking guide.
  • Meals as specified on the program.
  • All entrance fees, visits and activities mentioned.
    • The price includes one e-bike for our ride. If you prefer, it is also possible to use conventional mountain bikes instead. 
  • VAT and other taxes.

Not included

  • Accommodation.
  • Flights and visas.
  • Beverages, gratuities and personal expenses.
  • Personal travel Insurance.
  • Supplements on peak season.

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