Le Mat is a village located 7km east of Hanoi and is famous for their snake catching and breeding tradition. In the olden days, villagers of Le Mat were snake experts called in to remove those poisonous serpents from all around the region. Cycling here, you can see different types of snakes include cobras, bamboo snake…
8:00AM meet up at your hotel, after short brief information about the biking route and how to ride the bike, we start cycling to the oldest bridge in Hanoi, Long Bien Bridge. Continue riding in the dyke of the Red river, we will say good-bye with the noisy traffic by turning to the villages. Passing the villages, you can see a flush green of rice fields, cornfields and vegetable plantation areas. This is the biggest vegetable and herbs area of Hanoi. Visitors also see kumquat fruit, grape fruits and peach flower blossom here. After 45 minutes to one hour riding in the real nature, we will get in to Le Mat snake Village. Visit a snake farm and you can see lots of snakes being kept here. Tasting snake meat seems very strange to you but it is supposed to make people stronger. After visiting the snake farm, we continue riding to Le Mat Communal house which is dedicated the Founder of Le mat Village with a myth of rescuing the King’s daughter. Have short break with fresh fruits or juice before cycling back hotel. Arrive Hanoi around 12:00AM.
Tour Cost includes:
Bike hire with helmets
All entrances to museums and sites mentioned
Vietnamese English speaking guide
01 bottle of water each 2 hours cycling
Fresh local fruits at break time.
Foods and other things for cooking class
Tour Cost excludes:
Alcoholic and other beverages in the evenings
Personal travel insurance
Any services not mentioned in itinerary