December 3, 2016

Pho Yen Thai Nguyen

Pho Yen Thai Nguyen is a rural district of Thai Nguyen Province in the north east Vietnam. Pho Yen district covers an area of 462 km². The district is not an ideal place for challenging mountain bike rides. But the area offers easy day trips from Hanoi, off the beaten path bicycle tours, road cycling holidays are great for those who like to discover Vietnam countryside and rural villages.

Pho Yen Map

Pho Yen contains 3 townships and 15 communes including Ba Hang, Bai Bong, Bac Son, Dac Son, Dong Cao, Dong Tien, Hong Tien, Minh Duc, Nam Tien, Phuc Thuan, Phuc Tan, Tan Huong, Tan Phu, Thanh Cong, Tien Phong, Thuan Thanh, Trung Thanh, and Van Phai.

Getting to Pho Yen Thai Nguyen

The best way to get to Pho Yen from Hanoi is to rent a car with driver. The car journey takes about 2-3 hours on road. There are several daily buses from Hanoi to Thai Nguyen. Most of buses depart Hanoi from My Dinh bus station.

Pho Yen Weather

The average temperatures in the hottest and the coldest months are 28.9 °C in June and 15.2 °C in January in the region of Pho Yen. The lowest recorded is 13.7 °C. Total number of sunny hours in a year is ranges between 1,300 and 1,750, which is equally distributed for months in a year. The climate of the district of Pho Yen has two distinct seasons: the rainy season from May to October and dry season from October to May. The average rainfall per annum lies in the range of 2,000 to 2,500 mm; it rains most in August and least in January. Generally speaking, Pho Yen’s climate is favourable for developing agriculture and forestry.

Cycling around Pho Yen

Cycling is the best way to explore Pho Yen rural villages. Ride the quiet trails through rice fields and small villages. Make stops to learn about daily village life in Thai Nguyen and to enjoy some local snacks. Pho Yen district has sealed, paved roads offering fantastic bike rides for enthusiastic road cyclists and countryside explorers. We have a range of road cycling trips and family bike tours around Pho Yen and Thai Nguyen region, providing options for both those who want some easy fun day bicycle tours and those who prefer long flat rides. 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.

Take a bike ride in Pho Yen to discover another Vietnam off the beaten path place which still stays away from mass tourism.

Thai Nguyen Holiday Packages

Check out our best Thai Nguyen holiday packages including Thai Nguyen classic tours, Thai Nguyen bike ride, motorbike, motorcycle tours from Hanoi that are designed for small group tours and family travel. Traveling these all-inclusive, off the beaten track packages you will discover the province of Thai Nguyen as well as other non-touristy places in the northern region of Vietnam.