This 2 day 1 night trip includes a nice stay in Viet House, unique village retreat accommodation, surrounded by rice fields in Yen Duc village. Cycling to discover peaceful village, talking with local people and visit their family house should amaze you with lots of cultural sense and fun. Besides that, joining local activities (fishing, gardening, visiting the culture house of village, local market…) bring you close to real experience of a farmers, taste delicious homemade Vietnamese food then enjoy peaceful life in countryside of Vietnam.
Day 1: Yen Duc village – The culture house of village and local house visiting – Farming experience (L, D)
11.00: Arrive at Yen Duc village. Enjoy a welcome drink and free time for discovering the poetic landscape.
12.00: Have lunch at a local house. Check-in, then have relaxing time at Viet House.
15.30: Visit the culture house of village and an ancient house in the village to gain a deeper understanding of village life and Vietnamese family traditions.
16.00: Participate in farming work as: fishing, gardening… and interact with local people.
19.00: Enjoy a special Vietnamese dinner featuring the fruits of your day’s labor.
20.30: Participate in making traditional floating rice cakes (Banh Troi) with our staffs
21.30: Overnight in Viet House.
Day 2: Local market – Water puppet show (B, L)
06.30: Start the new day with a Tai Chi session. Enjoy a nice breakfast, and then take a stroll around the village in the fresh air.
09.30: Visit local market and a villagers’ home while you learn how to make special brushes and fans from areca palm tree leaves.
11.00: Return to Viet House, check out. Have lunch and relax.
14.00: Enjoy water puppet show by local artist. Your trip now concludes, leaving you with memory of peaceful Yen Duc.
(Based on a double or twin sharing room)
- Viet House package: 156 USD/person
- Homestay package: 117 USD/person
- Deluxe room at Viet House or homestay.
- Shuttle bus Hanoi – Yen Duc village – Hanoi
- All meals during the tour
- Activities and Sightseeing places
- Water puppet show
- English-speaking tour guide in the village
- Local travel insurance
- Personal expenses
- Bank charges (for card payments)
Shuttle bus Hanoi – Yen Duc – Hanoi
- Depart from Hanoi at: 07:30am – 8:00am, arrive Yen Duc village at: 11:00 am
- Depart from Yen Duc village at 14:30 pm, arrive Hanoi at 17:00 pm
- Check in: 13:00
- Check out: 12:00
- Depending on the trip staring from Hanoi or Halong Bay, the check in and check out time will be managed. Late check in and early check out upon availability
- Farming activities and sightseeing in the village can be managed depending on each season. This itinerary might subject to changes without prior notice.
What to bring
Passport, Sunglasses, Sun block, Wide brimmed hat, Insect repellent, Comfortable clothing and shoes, Warm clothing (in the winter).