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Four outdoor recreational activities after the lockdown in Hanoi

In addition to camping, you can enjoy the weekend with paragliding, racing, and off-road driving right in the city.

Currently, Hanoi city allows outdoor sports activities, but no more than 10 people. Here are some suggestions to help you entertain on the weekend and comply with regulations on prevention and control of the Covid-19 epidemic.

Autumn is an ideal time and has favorable weather for paragliding at Doi Bu 833, Nam Phuong Tien commune, Chuong My district. The take-off point is located at an altitude of 655 m, bringing people to fly over gentle hills, below are white reed hills moving in the wind. This is also the flying point of many Northern pilots.

Players can register to participate with clubs licensed to train and organize paragliding such as Northern Aviation Club, Mebayluon Paragliding, Vietwings Hanoi, Hanoi Paragliding. The cost for an experience trip is from 1.2 to 1.5 million VND, including a shuttle bus from Hanoi to the flight point, drinks and snacks, parachuting with a professional pilot, and filming with GoPro.

Four outdoor recreational activities after the lockdown in Hanoi

Dong Mo Discovery is a camping and sports destination including ATV terrain driving, more than 40 km from the center of Hanoi, within the campus of Vietnam Ethnic Culture and Tourism Village, Son Tay. Visitors will be able to drive through the steep slopes, mud, through the forest on an ATV. This is the route kept from the previous off-road car racing tournaments. Driving around the operator’s land for 15 to 30 minutes costs 200,000 – 300,000 VND; Experience driving through the forest road 12-20 km with a guide, price 600,000 – 1,000,000 VND. On weekdays, activities are being 20% ​​off.

Here visitors can camp by Dong Mo Lake, enjoy the fresh air or ride a water bike, swan boat on the lake. The campsite currently does not serve on-site dining, so visitors should bring drinking water and food when going.

Another outdoor recreation is Go-Kart racing, at Go-karts in Vietnam in Dam Tranh ecological zone, Thach Ban ward, Long Bien district; Go Kart Hanoi at Ngu Hiep Market, Thanh Tri or Hanoi Super Karting in Yen So Park, Hoang Mai. Players will be racing in the F1 mini format, crossing artificial terrain. The price of this subject is 200,000 VND/person. In addition, in Hanoi, you can experience sport archery or paintball.

Experience driving an ATV in the Ethnic Culture and Tourism Village of Vietnam. Video: Lan Huong

And not to be missed is camping right in the city. You can go to Dong Camp, at An Duong beach, on the banks of the Red River. Here you will experience private camping in the middle of nature, in addition to kayaking, relaxing in the infinity plunge pool. The campground has an entrance fee of 50,000 VND/adult, 30,000 VND/child over 3 years old, overnight camping fee is 100,000 VND. Guests can bring tents, kitchen utensils, prepare a charcoal grill, food or rent, buy on site. Currently, the campsite operates at 30% of capacity to ensure a distance of 20 meters from each tent, in addition, guests coming here must inject at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, a group of no more than 10 people.

For groups of friends and families who want to go far, camp in a place near nature, you can choose Ham Lon mountain, in Nam Son commune, Soc Son district, about 40 km from the city center. The area has many different campsites such as near Nui Bau lake, pine hill. You prepare your own camping equipment or rent it from a household around the tent, tables, and chairs, grill, firewood.

Another camping site near nature is Dong Mo lake, in Son Tay town and Ba Vi district. To ensure safety, there are many services, you should choose camps such as Joy Camping, Camping Sport Dong Mo. Here, in addition to enjoying the family atmosphere, you can organize barbecue parties with family and friends, outdoor activities such as cycling, fishing, kayaking… In addition, Hanoi has many attractions. Other campsites such as Long Bien longan garden, Suoi Hai lake (Tan Linh, Ba Vi), Chom Nui lake (Nam Son, Soc Son)…

The above entertainment activities are all within Hanoi city, visitors do not need a certificate of Covid-19 test, but need to ensure that they have been vaccinated and comply with the safety rules to prevent and control the epidemic.

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