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Urban Discovery

44 Lane 31 Xuan Dieu, Tay Ho, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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Not for the faint-hearted!

A group of six of us went on the West Lake Tour, which started in a little Spanish tapas bar... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2014
captainjill
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Singapore
See the real Hanoi

If you can handle the "thrill" of cycling in Hanoi traffic, this is the way to see the city and... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2014
RolfT8008
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Gig Harbor, Washington
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Want to see the REAL Hanoi? Explore the backstreets and find Hanoi's hidden gems in our half-day guided cycling tours.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
28 Jul 2014
“Not for the faint-hearted!”
2 Mar 2014
“See the real Hanoi”
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44 Lane 31 Xuan Dieu, Tay Ho, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 28 July 2014

A group of six of us went on the West Lake Tour, which started in a little Spanish tapas bar & bicycle shop named The Hanoi Bicycle Collective. They assigned two guides to us, Vaness and Binh, who were knowledgeable, attentive and took great care...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2014

If you can handle the "thrill" of cycling in Hanoi traffic, this is the way to see the city and learn about the culture. The Hanoi Bicycle Collective in the Tay Ho District near West lake provides good bikes and helmets. Four of us did...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2013

Booked the West Lake tour with my friends. We were cycling along the West Lake with beautiful scene, nice weather and autumn breeze. The tour guide leaded us to those spots by bicycle. We were enjoyed so much. We had local foods for lunch. The...More

2  Thank Pollylau
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Reviewed 13 October 2013

We booked the West Lake and the Red River tour. Concerns about the traffic in Hanoi were dispelled rapidly as we began to cycle along quite small alleys and learned bit by bit to immerse the traffic and after two days we felt quite easy....More

2  Thank tom11004
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Reviewed 5 August 2013

After 5 days of walking and looking at the traffic, it was time for us to join. We did a tour around the lake with just our family (boys of 8 and 10). It was approx 17 km and it took us approx 3.5 hours....More

2  Thank A1V1
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Reviewed 7 May 2013

We had loads of fun on this tour, biking was a nice change from walking and you covered a fair bit of ground while getting a bit of history. We chose the Red River tour from 8.30am-12.30pm which took us by a beautiful cemetery, along...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2013

I thoroughly enjoyed this cycling adventure and concur with other reviewers that this was an opportunity to see the side of Hanoi not seen by most tourists with a capable and interesting guide. From seeing a closeup of a cemetery to crossing the Long Bien...More

1  Thank Karensc2011
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Reviewed 26 December 2012

We are fans of city cycle tours...they usually show a different side of the city. We weren't disappointed with Urban Discovery. Despite being a little apprehensive about tackling the crazy city traffic, we were advised to simply be 'a rolling stone in a stream', so...More

2  Thank CravenWebb
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Reviewed 28 October 2012

A good way to get around and see the real Hanoi. You cover a lot of ground (about 20km) and you become part of the crazy traffic (which just seems to work!). My bike broke down and the guide had it fixed by one of...More

1  Thank ant_greeny
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Reviewed 12 September 2012

A very well organized bicycle tour in and around Hanoi, for me there was nothing too spectacular about the scenery or surrounding areas that the tour navigates except for a nice pagoda attached to an orphanage, but what makes this tour very good is the...More

1  Thank Mannymia
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