A half day cycling tour of Hanoi is an excellent way to explore the city’s rich history, culture, and landmarks.

The tour operates in the morning and afternoon and last about 4 hours.

Start times: Morning 8.15 – 8.30am / Afternoon 1.15 – 1.30pm


Discover Hanoi’s Old Quarter including the hundred year old railway street, local market and the major lakes of Hanoi.
Explore the hidden corners of Hanoi including Tran Quoc Pagoda and the B-52 bomber lake.
Journey along the Red River Delta, over the Long Bien Bridge and through Banana plantations all within a short distance of the Old Quarter.
Optional traditional Vietnamese lunch (bun cha/pho/pho cuon) with drink – paid directly to the restaurant (approx. 80.000vnd)

Full Itinerary

The exciting Hanoi Old Quarter & Red River Delta half day cycling tour.

Morning tour commences at 8.30am till 12.30pm / Afternoon tour commences at 1.30pm am till 4.30pm.

Meet up at 8:15 am or 13:15 am at our office located at 24 Hang Buom Street or 20 Hang Muoi, Hoan Kiem district for a brief introduction of the trip as well as safety instructions on how to navigate safely through Hanoi on a bicycle.

We set off towards the majestic Hoan Kiem lake and learn of it’s history and significance to the people of Hanoi. Next we visit St. Joseph’s Cathedral and head towards famous Street Murals, passing along the train street.

On this cycling tour we will take you through the most interesting parts and markets of the Old Quarter. Our ride will us take us through narrow-car-free-alleys to hidden backyards so you can get a real feel of how life has been here for centuries.

Stopping at the Citadel North Gate, the Hanoi Flag Tower and the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum we soak in the rich history of this amazing city.

We continue along beautiful treelined streets and breath in the fresh air around the West Lake area, Tran Quoc Pagoda and Truc Bach lake. Experience how tranquil and peaceful it is just 15-minutes from the buzzling Old Quarter of Hanoi.

We adventure on narrow paths through impressive banana plantations and vegetable gardens on Banana Island that cover the fertile grounds of the Red River Delta. The noisy city suddenly seems to be so far away.

The trip winds down with a local home-made egg coffee at the popular Giang café and will end whilst cycling back through the Old Quarter.

Should you wish to include and experience a local Hanoian lunch – bun cha, pho or pho cuon, our guide can accommodate this at an additional cost (to be paid directly to the restaurant).

Tour ends at 24 Hang Buom street about 12.30pm for the morning tour or 4.30pm for the afternoon tour.


English speaking guide
Complimentary drinking water
Egg coffee or Bia hoi (fresh beer)
Entrance fees


Travel insurance, government tax 10%
Pickup and drop off from hotel

Optional lunch (Pho, Bun Cha or Banh Cuon)

Price Info

1,100,000 VND/person (a solo traveler)

Note: 1 tour guide will go with you privately during the trip.

750,000 VND/person (group from 2 – 8 people)


1. Children under 12 not permitted
2. Prepayment is required.
3. No penalty when cancelling 10 days prior to booking
4. 50% penalty when cancelling between 9-5 days prior to booking
5. Tour is non-refundable when cancelled less than 4 days prior to booking



Frequent Asked Questions
1. What happen if it rains? The tour operates in all weather conditions – ponchos are provided free of charge!
2. Are we picked up from our hotel? To ensure the tour starts on time, we ask guests to meet us at our office located at 24 Hang Buom Street or 20 Hang Muoi Street, Hoan Kiem district. Here you will meet the tour guide for a briefing and safety instruction before starting the tour.
3. What is the group size? Each tour operates with a maximum of 8 guests
4. What kind of bikes are we riding? Quality, clean and well maintained bikes are provided. They are simple to ride and reliable for you to enjoy on tour.
5. What if I’m tall! Do you have a larger bikes for me? Yes, we can cater to taller guests with larger framed bikes available on request.
6. Do I need to wear a helmet? Safety is always our priority! Yes. Helmets are provided on tour.

Useful Info

1. Peak hour in Hanoi  is usually between 8am till 9.30am and from 4pm till 6pm.
2. Should it rain heavily, we can amend the date of travel for you to enjoy your trip.
3. We will take photos for you along the way and send them to you within 48 hours of the tour.

Hanoi Half Day Cycling Tour

Hoan Kiem Lake / St. Joseph's Cathedral / Street murals / Train street / Dong Xuan market / Northern Citadel Gate / Hanoi Flag Tower / HCM Mausoleum / B-52 Lake / West Lake area / Tran Quoc Pagoda / Banana Island / Long Bien Bridge

Duration: 4 hours

Price: 747.168 Vnđ (32 USD)