DAY 1: HANOI - BAC NINH
Depart from Hanoi at 8:00 a.m. Start the day with around 1-hour transfer by support vehicle out of the city to Phat Tich pagoda in the nearby Bac Ninh province. Pay a short visit to this Old Pagoda before embark on your Red River Delta bike. This morning bike is along the Duong River Dyke which offers you views of fertile ricerside farms and daily life of village's rustics. Arrive at your homestay around noon for lunch.
The afternoon ride leads you to Phu Lang Pottery village by another river side. Visit some interesting workshops and learn about the local ceramic making techniques. Cruise back to the home-stay for dinner and stay overnight.
DAY 2: BAC NINH -BAC SON VALLEY
After the breakfast, bid farewell to the host family and transfer to Lang Son Province by the support vehicle. After a couple of hour, you will start your mountain ride in between sheer cliffs of limestone and view of stilt house villages of Tay ethnic minority. This scenic ride takes about 50 KM to Bac Son Valley. Lunch is prepared at a local food store on the way. Arrive at Quynh Son village, Bac Son, check into another homestay for dinner and stay overnight.
DAY 3: BAC SON VALLEY
This morning, you will start the day with a visit to a traditional Yin-and-Yang roof tile making workshop. You are able to see both production process and the burning kilns. From here, you'll continue on your ride through a peaceful valley of rice fields and view more villages of stilt houses. There are a few steep slopes along the way but it is not something very hard. Arrive at a waterfall where you have a short rest before transfer to nearby town for lunch at a local restaurant. Discover another valley in the afternoon before hiking up to a summit for an amazing panorama over the valley of Bac Son. After taking photographs of the sunset, get back to the village for the second night at the homestay.
DAY 4: BAC SON VALLEY - HANOI
Say goodbye to the family after breakfast, bike through the rice field to Bac Son Town's market. move a round the market to see the local trading and continue on your morning ride in between the limestone mountains, through peaceful villages and famrs. This morning, you will ride 45KM before the lunch.
After the lunch break, settle down in your support vehicle and drive back to Hanoi. Arrive at your hotel and end the adventure.