Hop on a bicycle and discover 2 beautiful bodies of water in Hanoi—Hoan Kiem Lake and West Lake. Stop by iconic attractions like Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and the Presidential Palace. Then top off your tour with a delicious bowl of pho.
Start your tour at 6 AM as your guide meets you at your hotel. Put on your safety gear and hop on your bike before you cycle toward the serene Hoan Kiem Lake. Observe the morning routines of locals here as they exercise and relax at this popular meeting point.
Proceed to the biggest lake in Hanoi, West Lake, and make a stop at the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Presidential Palace. Take photos of these attractive locations boasting Vietnamese architecture.
Then pedal along West Lake and appreciate the surrounding nature for over an hour. Watch the locals exercise and take some quality time beside the lake before making your way to Tran Quoc Pagoda. See the Buddhist rituals practiced at this religious temple before making your way to a neighboring lakeside café to enjoy pho, a Vietnamese noodle soup. Finish your light breakfast and enjoy a leisurely ride back to your hotel.