Tu Son Bac NinhBac Ninh, Vietnam
Tu Son Bac Ninh is a provincial township of Bac Ninh province in the northern Vietnam. Tu Son township covers an area of 61 km². The place is not an ideal destination for mountain biking and challenging bicycle rides. But its surroundings area offers beautiful day trips from Hanoi, easy, fun family bike tours, road […]
Tu Son Bac Ninh is a provincial township of Bac Ninh province in the northern Vietnam. Tu Son township covers an area of 61 km². The place is not an ideal destination for mountain biking and challenging bicycle rides. But its surroundings area offers beautiful day trips from Hanoi, easy, fun family bike tours, road cycling holidays which might be great for those who like discovering Vietnam countryside and rural villages.
Tu Son township consists of 7 wards including Chau Khe, Dinh Bang, Dong Ngan, Dong Nguyen, Dong Ky, Tan Hong, Trang Ha. There are 5 communes including Huong Ma, Phu Chan, Phu Khe, Tam Son, and Tuong Giang.
The best way to get to Tu Son from Hanoi is to rent a car with driver. The car journey takes about 1 hour. There are also different day buses and trains leaving from Hanoi to Tu Son township.
When to go
Tu Son township features a warm humid subtropical climate with plentiful precipitation. The annual average temperature is 24 °C in Tu Son region. The highest is 30 °C in July; the lowest is 15 °C in January. The township experiences the typical climate of northern Vietnam, where summers are hot and humid, and winters are, by national standards, relatively cold and dry. Summers, lasting from May to September, are hot and humid, receiving the majority of the annual 1,680 millimetres (66.1 in) of rainfall. The winters, lasting from November to March, are relatively mild, dry (in the first half) or humid (in the second half), while spring (April) can bring light rains. Autumn (October) is the best time of the year in terms of weather. The average annual sunshine is 1,530-1,776 hours, relative humidity is 79%.
What to do
Tu Son town is topographically flat and characterized by city streets and civil residences. There are neither mountains nor forests. The area is not an ideal place for challenging mountain climbs, mountain biking, jungle trekking.
Taking a car trip is the best way to discover the Tu Son township. Best day trips are arranged from Hanoi.
Cycling is a great way to explore Tu Son surrounding villages. Ride the quiet trails through rice fields and small villages. Make stops to learn about daily village life in Bac Ninh and to enjoy some delicious local snacks. Connect with the real Vietnam. You don’t have to be a regular rider to enjoy it.
Our unique combination of countryside cycling activities, sightseeing and authentic cultural tour will take you far away from the regular tourist itinerary and “off the beaten track” deep into rural Vietnam where you will be able to see traditional villages, ancient pagodas, temples, communal houses, local customs and rituals as well as age-old traditions of Vietnamese people.