Bac Ninh city is a provincial capital of Bac Ninh province in the northern Vietnam. Bac Ninh city covers an area of 82 km². The city is not an ideal place 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.

Bac Ninh city consists of 13 wards including Dap Cau, Thi Cau, Vu Ninh, Suoi Hoa, Ninh Xa, Tien An, Ve An, Van An, Kinh Bac, Dai Phuc, Vo Cuong, Van Duong, and Hap Linh. There are 6 communes including Hoa Long, Phong Khe, Khuc Xuyen, Kim Chan, Nam Son, Khac Niem.

Getting there

The best way to get to Bac Ninh 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 Bac Ninh city.

When to go

Bac Ninh city features a warm humid subtropical climate with plentiful precipitation. The annual average temperature is 24 °C in Bac Ninh region. The highest is 30 °C in July; the lowest is 15 °C in January. The city 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

Taking a car trip is the best way to discover the Bac Ninh city. Best day trips are arranged from Hanoi.


Bac Ninh city is topographically flat and characterized by busy city streets and civil residences. There are neither mountains nor forests. The city is not an ideal place for challenging mountain climbs, mountain biking, jungle trekking.


Cycling is a great way to explore Vietnam countryside and rural villages which surrounds the city of Bac Ninh. 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 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.

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