Our bicycle tour and cooking class is down-to-earth fun. You will visit our unique garden farm on Hanoi’s outskirts. Collect fresh food and cook it on the spot.
What you see and do with AnyTrails:Bicycling on and under the historic Long Bien Bridge, then ride through banana plantations near the Red River.Visit our farm and do simple gardening, helping to cook and eat a meal with a local farm family.In our Bamboo hut, you can relax, have a drink or make your own chopsticks from bamboo.Wind through alleys and street markets, where locals shop every morning.Cycle to Hanoi’s biggest lake, the West Lake, then back to the Old Quarter.Bike distance: 10 km (4 hours).
8:30 Meet at COTERO cafe, 22 NGUYEN TRUNG TRUC street.
8:45 Start the bike ride. We will ride on Long Bien bridge, the oldest bridge in Hanoi, which was designed by Eiffel in 1902.
9:30 Visiting a family on the island in the middle of Red river. You can see the vegetable and banana, longan fruit…growing on this island. This island is like another world compare to a busy city of Hanoi, people here are working hard and farming by the old technology, everything is done by hand.
9:45: We will learn how to grow vegetable and cook Vietnamese dishes from the farmer with vegetable from the garden.
11:30 After lunch in the farm, we say good-bye to the farmers and ride back to the city, bike through a small market in the alley where the local people here shop their food everyday. Many of the vegetable in this market come from the island that you just ride through.
12:00 Biking to the West lake, the biggest lake in Hanoi. and visit an old temple here.
12: 30: Bike back to COTERO cafe and enjoy a cup of Vietnamese’s coffee.