The province is rich in culture and is known nationally for Quan họ folk music and Dong Ho folk Painting which were recognized as the Intangible Cultural Heritages by UNESCO. The home for our very first primitive ancestor of Vietnam back in 2879 BC, the long last and most powerful Ly dynasty at Do Temple, with 9 honored kings who were the founders of Thang Long-Hanoi Capital in 1010, traditional craft villages, and numerous ancient pagodas and temples. All will offer you a trip of a lifetime!
8:30-8:45 Stop at the bank of Duong River, get dressed up with biking equipment and a camera to be ready for a bike ride offers you views of fertile riverside farms and the daily life of the village’s rustic dotting green bamboo tree lines and fields of rice, flowers, and vegetables…
Give your hands to the farmers, if you like to help, try to be a real farmer to join them to plough the soil or seeding vegetables…and take a picture to save the memorable experience. Wave your hands to the farmers; keep cycling along the farm then stop to visit a local temple for a great view.
Enjoy the breath-breaking peaceful scenery of the countryside of the riverside, we stop to take pictures of river views then visit one of the oldest pagodas- But Thap, and understand more about Vietnamese Buddhism dating back to the 13th century. Admire the impressionistic Buddhist statue with a thousand arms and thousand eyes, meet friendly locals, take pictures of water buffaloes…
10:45-11:00 Cycling further through the Rice Field to ToFu Village where you learn about how to make Dau Phu from Soybean, really interesting manual labor to make Yummy Dau Phu for Vegetarian, is highly recommended by the local people to taste traditional Vietnamese food.
Stop by the Kumquat garden, where thousands of kumquat trees are growing and breathing fresh air in the peaceful countryside for the Lunar New Year tradition.
11:45-12:00 We proceed to the dyke to visit the Ancestral Mausoleum Kinh Duong Vuong –the primitive Ancestor founder of Vietnam, Dragon, and Fairy, from 2792 BC located on the bank of the River, wander around, and sightseeing, you can see many giant old trees.
12:30-13:00 We have yummy lunch with a local family in typical traditional wooden houses made from bricks with Tile roofs, you can try to cook if you want, fresh Rolls with fun.
Relax and walk around the village to visit how local people use colored papers to make artwork like Money, houses, shoes, and horses …to do ancestor worshipping on the anniversary days, so unique!
14:00-14:30 Next, we’re cycling to Dong Ho Folk painting-UNESCO Intangible World Heritage, You love painting, and you have a chance to be an artist to draw your own pictures!
Here is a unique Folk Painting that used Gio Papers from nature to be printed on Wood blocks with special inks from natural leaves, and shells …the pictures tell you about local life, festival, and animals, especially the Rat wedding ones …grab your own picture!
16:30-17:00 Wandering more around to enjoy the peaceful scenery of the countryside, we visit the old Northern Style -Wooden House of Local Family where you will see the real life and typical architecture and traditional Ancestor Worship then we drive back to Hanoi. Or if you like to have a peaceful overnight at the Village, do the homestay with the local family that would be an amazing real-life local experience.
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Notes: If you love leisure and relaxing, do the E-Scooter tours so that you still see all the amazing things! But Biking is a great soft adventure for you to enjoy the most tranquil countryside landscape of Bac Ninh!
A surcharge will be applied to travel on national or public holidays on the lunar new year, 10th March, 30th April, 1st May, from 1st to 4th Sep, 31st Dec, 1st and 2nd, January.
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We trust you have had a great day tour understanding more Vietnamese history, people, and culture with exceptional experiences in the countryside.
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