MEET THE LOCAL DAY TOUR PROGRAM

Highlights:

  •  Immerse yourself into a peaceful countryside with amazing rice fields
  •  Discover an off-the-beaten-track place by cycling
  •  Take part in cake-making class
  •  Become a real chef with cooking class
  •  Experience the real Vietnam by participating in agricultural activities
  •  Save the best memories and receive your hand-made souvenir with kite-making
    class
  •  Enjoy great lunch at the old house

1. COUNTRYSIDE LIFE EXPERIENCE

8h00 – 8h30: Our driver and tour guide pick you up at your hotel then depart to Hiep Hoa – Bac Giang. It takes you 45 minutes to get village. You’ll have a chance to explore from a busy Hanoi to a peaceful countryside. 9h30: Arrive a local’s family and warmly – welcomed by a host. You’re invited to enjoy welcome drink with local sweeties. Here you will get the chance to see the house architecture and their daily life. Our guide’ll tell you about family’s tradition, ancestor worship of Vietnam…

9h45: You’ll take a bike then cycle through small alleys to see daily life of villagers. You’ll visit communal house. The guide’ll tell you about its history and importance to the villagers. Then, you’re heading to pagoda and temple along amazing rice fields.

11h00: You’ll have a chance to take part in “ cooking class”. Our guide’ll teach you how to make “ papaya salad”.

11h45: You enjoy local lunch with variety of local fresh food.

13h00: You’ll take part in “ Kite Making Class”. The kite is known as a “ child- hood toy” for kids in Vietnam. The guide’ll teach you how to make a kite by yourself. After that, you are able to use your “ own product” to fly it in the blue sky.

14h30: You get changed and disguised as a real fammer in farming uniform. Preparing farming equipments. Then, you’ll get on water buffalow cart ( known as “ Rolls – Royce Phantom of Vietnam” for farming works). You’ll learn how to transplant rice, plough the land…explore the farming process of wet rice in Vietnam.

16h00: You’ll have chance to fly your hand-made kite in the blue sky along the rice field.

17h00: Back to family then get changed. You’ll say goodbye a peaceful village and leave for Hanoi.

18h00: Arrive at your hotel. End of services.

INCLUSION:

  • English speaking guide
  • Pick up & drop off in Hanoi Old Quarter area
  • Meal (Vietnamese family lunch)
  • Entrance fees
  • All air-conditioned transport as mentioned in the tour
  • 03 bottles of water per person (02 on the bus, 01 for cycling time)
  • Cycling
  • Cooking class
  • Buffalo cart
  • Kite – making class
  • Farming equipment

EXCLUSION:

  • Pick up & drop off outside Hanoi Old Quarter area (10 USD fees for a group)
  • Travel insurance
  • Tip
  • Personal expenses

 

CHILDREN POLICY

  • Children under 5 years old: FOC
  • Children from 5 to 7 years old: Surcharge 50% adult rates
  • Children from 8 to 10 years old: Surcharge 75% adult rates
  • Children from 11 years old: Adult rates

CANCELLATION POLICY

  • More than 7 days prior: No cancellation charge
  • From 02 to 06 days prior: 50% of total rates
  • Less than 24 hours prior: 100% of total rates

2. THE REAL VIETNAM EXPERIENCE

8h00 – 8h30: Our driver and tour guide pick you up at your hotel then depart to Hiep Hoa – Bac Giang. It takes you 45 minutes to get village. You’ll have a chance to explore from a busy Hanoi to a peaceful countryside.

9h30: Arrive a local’s family and warmly-welcomed by a host. You’re invited to enjoy welcome drink with local sweeties. Here you will get the chance to see the house architecture and their daily life. Our guide’ll tell you about family’s tradition, ancestor worship of Vietnam…

9h45: You’ll take a bike then cycle through small alleys to see daily life of villagers. You’ll visit communal house. The guide’ll tell you about its history and importance to the villagers. Then, you’re heading to pagoda and temple along amazing rice fields.

11h00: You’ll have a chance to take part in “ cooking class”. Our guide’ll teach you how to make “ papaya salad”.

11h45: You enjoy local lunch with variety of local fresh food.

13h15: You’ll take part in “ Kite Making Class”. The kite is known as a “ childhood toy” for kids in Vietnam. The guide’ll teach you how to make a kite by yourself. After that, you are able to use your “ own product” to fly it in the blue sky.

14h30: You get changed and disguised as a real fammer in farming uniform carrying fish-catching equipments. Then, you’ll get on water buffalo cart ( known as “ Rolls – Royce Phantom of Vietnam” for farming works) and head to the stunning rice fields for fish-catching activities.

16h00: You’ll have chance to fly your hand-made kite in the blue sky along the rice field.

17h00: Back to family then get changed. You’ll say goodbye a peaceful village and leave for Hanoi.

18h00: Arrive your hotel. End of services.

INCLUSION:

  • English speaking guide
  • Pick up & drop off in Hanoi Old Quarter area
  • Meal (Vietnamese family lunch)
  • Entrance fees
  • All air-conditioned transport as mentioned in the tour
  • 03 bottles of water per person (02 on the bus, 01 for cycling time)
  • Cycling
  • Cooking class
  • Buffalo cart
  • Kite – making class
  • Farming equipment

EXCLUSION:

  • Pick up & drop off outside Hanoi Old Quarter area (10 USD fees for a group)
  • Travel insurance
  • Tip
  • Personal expenses

CHILDREN POLICY

  • Children under 5 years old: FOC
  • Children from 5 to 7 years old: Surcharge 50% adult rates
  • Children from 8 to 10 years old: Surcharge 75% adult rates
  • Children from 11 years old: Adult rates

CANCELLATION POLICY

  • More than 7 days prior: No cancellation charge
  • From 02 to 06 days prior: 50% of total rates
  • Less than 24 hours prior: 100% of total rates

3. COUNTRYSIDE DISCOVERY

8h00 – 8h30: Our driver and tour guide pick you up at your hotel then depart to Hiep Hoa – Bac Giang. It takes you 45 minutes to get village. You’ll have a chance to explore from a busy Hanoi to a peaceful countryside.

9h30: Arrive a local’s family and warmly-welcomed by a host. You’re invited to enjoy welcome drink with local sweeties. Here you will get the chance to see the house architecture and their daily life. Our guide’ll tell you about family’s tradition, ancestor worship of Vietnam…

9h45: You’ll take a bike then cycle through small alleys to see daily life of villagers. You’ll visit communal house. The guide’ll tell you about its history and importance to the villagers. Then, you’re heading to pagoda and temple along amazing rice fields.

10h30: Arrive a local family. You’ll have a chance to take part in “ cake – making class”. Our guide’ll teach you how to make “ crispy rice cake ( banh da). The most well-known one just in Bac Giang. After that, you’ll cycle back for lunch

12h00: You enjoy local lunch with variety of local fresh food.

13h15: You’ll take part in “ Kite Making Class”. The kite is known as a “ child- hood toy” for kids in Vietnam. The guide’ll teach you how to make a kite by yourself. After that, you are able to use your “ own product” to fly it in the blue sky.

14h30: You get changed and disguised as a real fammer in farming uniform carrying farming equipments. Then, you’ll get on water buffalow cart ( known as “ Rolls – Royce Phantom of Vietnam” for farming works). You’ll learn how to hoe soil, to grow and water vegetables.

16h00: You’ll have chance to fly your hand-made kite in the blue sky along the rice field.

17h00: Back to family then get changed. You’ll say goodbye a peaceful village
and leave for Hanoi.

18h00: Arrive your hotel. End of services.

INCLUSION:

  • English speaking guide
  • Pick up & drop off in Hanoi Old Quarter area
  • Meal (Vietnamese family lunch)
  • Entrance fees
  • All air-conditioned transport as mentioned in the tour
  • 03 bottles of water per person (02 on the bus, 01 for cycling time)
  • Cycling
  • Cooking class
  • Buffalo cart
  • Kite – making class
  • Farming equipment

EXCLUSION:

  • Pick up & drop off outside Hanoi Old Quarter area (10 USD fees for a group)
  • Travel insurance
  • Tip
  • Personal expenses

CHILDREN POLICY

  • Children under 5 years old: FOC
  • Children from 5 to 7 years old: Surcharge 50% adult rates
  • Children from 8 to 10 years old: Surcharge 75% adult rates
  • Children from 11 years old: Adult rates

CANCELLATION POLICY

  • More than 7 days prior: No cancellation charge
  • From 02 to 06 days prior: 50% of total rates
  • Less than 24 hours prior: 100% of total rates

 

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