Da Lat Hosts Tandem Bicycle Race

Travelers to Da Lat City for New Year holidays will have an opportunity to take part in the tandem bicycle race to take place for the first time on December 31.

The amateur cyclists have to race along a 12km-long course around Xuan Huong Lake, Cu hill and the University of Da Lat. The organizing board will supply tandem bicycles to racers.

The first, second and third-winning couples will receive a trip to Phan Thiet and VND1.5 million, VND1 million and VND700, 000.

At nigh-fall, visitors will enjoy a festival to celebrate the New Year's Eve. The event will include exciting activities, like camp-fire, party with mountainous special dishes and musical shows presenting sounds of gongs performed by ethnic groups and so on.

The organizers, which are the Investment and Trade Promotion Center of Lam Dong Province and Lotus Steel Company, hope that the race will attract more than 300 participants and become an annual event to draw visitors to Da Lat.

Visitors can contact local travel agencies for more information about the tours.

By D.H – Translated by Kim Khanh

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