Currently, cycling tour is preferred because of its benefits. Tourists are not only can free to explore by themselves, but can improve their health. Nowadays, in Vietnam, cycling tour can be found in every where for both domestic and foreign tourist.
In Northern of Vietnam, not far from Hanoi capital, there is a wonderful destination for cycling tour: Duong Lam ancient village. This is a small ancient village that still keeps the beauty of an traditional village despite the erosion of time. This village still conserves the typical architecture and structure of an Vietnamese village, gives to the guest the experience of an agricultural village in Red river delta, a truly authentic Vietnam. Moon Garden Homestay is very successful in holding cycling tour in this area. Joining cycling tour with Moon Garden Homestay, the knowledgeable local tour guide will lead the guests ride through the small path and discover the local lifestyle. The visitor can stop and take the picture of the green field or a cherubic smile of a local people. Especially, Joining cycling tour with Moon Garden Homestay, tourist can join to work with local people if they want like cutting the grass, planting or even riding a buffalo. After riding through the green field , tour guide will lead the guests visit the local families, temple and pagoda where they can deeply know about life style and culture of local people.
In the center of Vietnam, there is a small ancient city that is very famous for its peace: Hoi An old quarter. Biking is the best way to discover this city and enjoy the slowness and peace. In Hoi An, almost hotels have bicycle rental service for guests. Biking around the old town is very comfortable and safe. tourist can stop at any where and any time to take photos, buy souvenirs or admire the ancient house that be full of the symbols of time passing. The ancient houses lie quietly beside the small streets combine with few bicycles slowly move back and forth make a beautiful picture that is very hard to find in a normal busy and modern life. Discovering the daily life of local people with a bicycle is a wonderful experience. While biking, tourist can easy to find street vendors of local fruit, sweety, or flower, sometimes is the students in the white uniform are laughing after school. The life style here is not noisy, crowded, it may reminds you about your peaceful childhood.
In the southern of Vietnam, there is a beautiful place that many guests chose to have the cycling tour is The Western area. This provinces famous for its beautiful landscapes, typical culture, and friendly people. Joining to cycling tour at The Western area, tourist will be admired the beauty of Mekong river basin with the endless green fields, crowded floating markets with full of fruit and local products boats, and explore the local culture by visiting pagodas and temple with unique architecture of Hinayana. Sometimes tourist can be drunk the coconut water that have just been picked down from the tree or enjoy the fragrant sweet of coconut candies – a specialty of The Western area. An other specialty of this area is grilled snakehead fish. After biking a long way through the pagodas, the green fields, tourist can stop at a local restaurant to enjoy grilled snakehead fish and sip the local rice wine while listening “Don Ca Tai Tu” – a very famous local folk art. Cycling tour at The Western area of Southern Vietnam gives tourist the true view of the colorful life of the locals.
Cycling tour often choose the route attach to Vietnamese culture where tourist can explore not only the beauty of nature but the lifestyle of local people. This kind of tour gives tourist the chance to know more about Vietnamese culture, and give them the memorable impression about an authentic Vietnam.