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Authentic Hanoi Countryside & Ancient Village 2Days

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What You'll Do
  • Fresh and real taste of Red River Delta, Vietnam
  • Discover typical custom & tradition
  • Local life joining: fishing, farming...
  • Fantastic biking to Duong Lam Ancient Village
  • Home Cooking Class & great food, snack, Vietnamese wine, local drink…
  • Great countryside scenery & activities: Paddy, Popcorn field & vegetable garden…
  • Warm friendly atmosphere & non-touristy.
Vietnam is an agricultural country and Hanoi (the Red River Delta) is the oldest area. With beautiful green fields with flying storks, lush gardens ,graceful women ,friendly smiling children. Truly experience Vietnamese tradition.
What to Expect
Day 1: Hanoi – Duong Lam Village – Garden Home-stay (L, D)

Depart from Hanoi at 8.00 to Duong Lam village. On arrival, take a rest at the host then biking to Phung Hung & Ngo Quyen temples,Stop on way to chatting and play with children at kinder garden. Having lunch at ancient house in the village.

Spend the afternoon walking around Mong Phu village, discover old houses made of red literate and rammed soil, most of the village architectures still remain original such as the village gate, the communal well and the temple courtyard... It is great opportunity to witness the calm and tranquillity of everyday country life and meet, interacting with local people. Stop to visit Mia pagoda as you like and  then sit down on the sidewalk to have some local drinks, snack and talk with lovely old people.

Late afternoon, drive to a local home, refresh with a green tea, then you are free at your leisure to discover the guest house and the village. Relax in the fantastic countryside, learn and enjoy some local seasonal food. Then you can have a  bath with herbs according to traditional style.
19h30: Candlelit dinner in our yard under the trees, flowers and colorful lanterns….
20.30: Observation of special worship of the Buddha and enjoy a  foot "Spa" :This is where the feet are soaked in hot water with ginger, salt and herbs Ngai Cuu before bedtime that will help you sleep very well. Stay Overnight at garden homestay.

Day 2: Countryside Discover – Cooking Class – Hanoi (B, L)

Wake up at 07:00 to do some gymnastics with the host family then have breakfast. Take an easy bike ride through the footpaths of the countryside village to discover the surrounding with farming communities and stop at any home you like for a cup of tea. Chat with local people about their daily life, help with ploughing or making rice beds, transplanting seedlings, harvesting rice (or cassava, corn, sweet potatoes...) depending on the harvest season, collecting tea and all medicinal herbs. We of course stop in local markets to buy some ingredients for our cooking class.

We then Bike back to the local home  . We do a "Spa" of the hand and then prepare for a cooking demonstration with the host and then we feast with the lunch that we have cooked.

13h30: Free time to relax on the hammocks in the garden, take pictures with traditional dress, or walk around freely in contact with people until we drive back Hanoi.
We Arrive in Hanoi around 17:00,the  trip ends at your hotel.
What's Included
  • En-suite traditional accommodation
  • Private transfer
  • Bike
  • English Speaking guides
  • Cooking demos
  • Traditional "spa" (foot/hand bath & traditional bath with fragrant leaves)
  • Meals specified in program (01 breakfast; 02 lunches; 01 dinner)
  • All entrance permission and visiting fees
  • Non-alcohol drinks
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Product ID: 33845