This boat trip on the Red River will take you through the rural countryside to enjoy the views of paddy fields of sugarcane and maize along the river bank. As you float down the river, you can relax and drink in the great scenery and fresh air. You will also have the opportunity to stop off at some beautiful temples and in Bat Trang, famous for its production of pottery.
Type of tour: Private
Tour code: BB 85E
Departure date: Daily
Duration: 1 day
Tour price: $55 per person
Hanoi - Dam Temple - Dai Lo Temple - Chu Dong Tu Temple - Bat Trang Village
At 07:30, you will embark on a boat trip from the bay no. 42 – Chuong Duong Do Wharf in Hanoi. After a leisurely cruise down the Red River, you will disembark to visit the picturesque grounds of Dam Temple & Dai Lo Temple in Ha Tay Province. You will return to the boat and then continue down the Red River taking in the beautiful views and tranquil atmosphere. You will leave the boat to visit Chu Dong Tu Temple where many people go to pray for love, after which you will return to the boat and enjoy a delicious lunch on board as you float further along the Red River. You will arrive in Bat Trang Village where you can wander through streets and visit the old temples along the Red River. You will have time to explore the Bat Trang Ceramic Village where you can see the skill of the local artisans and buy some unique and attractive ceramics to take home with you. At around 15:30, you will make the return journey to Hanoi arriving back in the city at approximately 16:30.
We take you to the parts other can't reach!
From July to September, the climate is usually humid and hot.
From October to June brings cooler and more pleasant weather.
Our experienced and friendly Tour Guide(s) speak excellent English or French.
They are extremely knowledgeable about local cultures, history and the environment.
We choose local ingredients, typical of the way people eat in the area, at local restaurants, markets or homes.
We also cater for Vegetarians but please request this at time of booking.
This rate is quoted in USD per person, based on Double/Twin occupancy. Valid until December 2019
Tour price includes
Full transfers by boat trip
Local English speaking guide
Insurance on boat
Tour price excludes
Transfer from hotel to Chuong Duong Do Whaft & return
Free of charge for children under 4 years sharing bed with parents.
Over 5 years is adult’s rate.
The itinerary can be changed due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions.
Special request (diet or vegetarian, …) should be sent before your departure date.
What to take
Pack essentials, including light comfortable clothes suitable for outdoor activities, comfortable walking shoes. Take a small day pack for hiking and trekking.
It is essential to bring your passport on this trip. We also recommend packing: insect repellent, sun cream, raincoat and sun hat...
Have a good journey!