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Hanoi City

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We do not normally organize the trip in the busy traffic in Hanoi. Yes, the visitors are always afraid of the traffic in Hanoi, so on our biking tours, we just choose the destinations that avoid the bustling traffic or we use car to transfer you out of the crowded vehicles.     Introduction Capital City of Vietnam Geography:   Hanoi lies in the Red River Delta. It borders the hilly provinces of Vinh Phu and Bac Thai to the north, the provinces of Ha Bac and Hai Hung to t...

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Bat Trang Pottery Village

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Location: Bat Trang Pottery Village is located in the south east of Hanoi, passing Chuong Duong Bridge turns right and go about 10km along the dike of Red River. Bat Trang belongs to Bat Trang Commune, Gia Lam District, Hanoi, Vietnam. Characteristic: This is a pottery village with a half-millenary historic development. Some decades recently, the vitality of this village is still blown up by the thousands of pottery-kiln on fire day and night. In the period about 12th - 14th century, t...

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Ba Vi National Park

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Ba Vi National Park is centered on Mount Ba Vi - an isolated soil-limestone mountain situated about 50 km west from Hanoi. The mountain located in Ha Tay Province and shared the border with 2 districts of Hoa Binh Province. Mount Ba Vi has three peaks: the highest is Emperor Peak at 1,296m, followed by Tan Vien at 1,226m and Ngoc Hoa at 1,120m. The hidden myth. In Vietnamese mythology, Tan Vien Mountain associated with Son Tinh, the mountain God. Son...

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Co Loa Citadel

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The artefacts are numerically dominated by the ploughshares, of which there are 96. Six hoes and a chisel were in the set. There were 32 socketed axes of various shapes, including a boat shaped axehead. T Cổ Loa Citadel (Vietnamese: Cổ Loa Thành or Thành Cổ Loa) is a citadel built near Phong Khe, about 20km to the North of today’s Hanoi, during the end of the Hồng Bàng Dynasty (about 257 BCE). The fortress is a spiral-shaped complex of the then new capital. Its name i...

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Le Mat Snake Village

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Le Mat is a village in the Northeast of Hanoi, now in Viet Hung ward, Long Bien district. The village is famous for snake raising and hunting, and snake meat specialties. Legends have it that the village first got its tradition of snake hunting under the reign of King Ly Thai Tong (1028-1054). The birth of Le Mat snake village is associated with the legend of a local young man surnamed Hoàng conquering a snake-shaped leviathan. At that time, a favorite princess often traveled on Thien Du...

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Cuc Phuong National Park

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Established in 1962, Cuc Phuong is the oldest national park in Vietnam. Located only 120km southwest of Hanoi and nestled between the provinces of Ninh Binh, Hoa Binh and Thanh Hoa, Cuc Phuong boasts an engaging cultural and wildlife heritage and enchanting scenery. Magnificent Limestone Mountains rise up majestically from the green rice-terraces and traditional stilt houses of the Muong hill-tribe. Covered in a dense forest, this landscape forms the habitat for some of Asia's rarest animal and ...

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Mai Chau

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Mai Chau is located in Hoa Binh province, approximately 135 km from Hanoi and 60 km from Hoa Binh. From the top of Cun Mountain, one can admire the superb panorama of Mai Chau surrounded by a green valley and stilt houses. Many minorities, including the Thai ethnic group, live in Mai Chau. Stilt houses border both sides of the roads. The houses are quite large with palm leaf roofs and polished bamboo-slat floors. The kitchen is located in the center of the house; the cooking as well...

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But Thap Pagoda & Dong Ho village

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But Thap Pagoda Situated on the dike south of the Duong River in Thuan Thanh District, Bac Ninh Province, But Thap Pagoda (Pen Stupa Pagoda), is one of the finest pagodas in the northern Vietnam and known as Vietnam's first Buddhist center. The pagoda was built under the dynasty of King Tran Thanh Tong (1258-1278) and rebuilt in 1647 in the Le Dynasty by Chinese Zen Buddhist priest Zhus Zhus, known as Chuyet Chuyet in Vietnamese. Legend has it that when leaving his former pagoda on the northern...

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