Immerse yourself in the lives of the local Northeastern Vietnamese and enjoy the fresh air while having your meals. Yen Duc Village is a great getaway from the city environment; for two days, reconnect with nature and the local community
What to Expect
Day 1: Ha Long - Yen Duc Village – Local house and Traditional family life
You will be picked up at your hotel and drive 60 km West of Ha Long City to Yen Duc, a picturesque village with poetic scenery. Here you'll find charming rivers, mountains and sacred relics related to Ly and Tran Dynasties. This special tour includes a comfortable stay in Viet village house, surrounded by rice fields in Yen Duc Village. Take a bicycle ride around the village to meet the locals and take in the beauty. In addition, you can join in the local activities (fishing, gardening, making floating cakes) to experience the lives of the local people.
Next you will visit Yen Duc Village. Enjoy a welcome drink and have some free time to discover the beautiful landscape. You will have lunch at a local house and enjoy some time to relax. You will also visit an ancient house in the village to gain a deeper understanding of Vietnamese family traditions. You can participate in farm work as well as interact and exchange with the local people. After that, enjoy a special dinner served at a local house and savor the fruits of your day’s labor. Participate in the farmer’s daily life or make traditional Troi (floating rice) cakes with your the hosts. Overnight in Viet village house.
Day 2: Morning at Yen Duc Village – Handicrafts at local home
There will be an early wake-up call to start the new day with a Tai Chi session. Enjoy a delicious breakfast before a stroll around the village to breath in the fresh air. Visit a local family home and learn about their handicraft work. Then, you will return to the Viet village house to have lunch and relax. Enjoy a water puppet show by a local artist before the drive back to Ha Long to return to your hotel.
Important notes: detailed itinerary subject to be changed due to weather and tide conditions
- Transfer and transportation as per itinerary
- Entrance fees
- Meals: 1 Breakfast, 2 Lunches, 1 Dinner
- Twin shared accommodation
- Bottled drinking water
- English-speaking tour guide (other languages available upon request)
- Travel insurance
- Free of charge for children 0-5 years old
- 50% off for children 6-10 years old
What's Not Included
- Tips and gratuities
- Personal expenses such as: shopping, telephone, beverages, etc.
Know Before You Go
(Single supplement: USD $78.50)
• Before 15:00 on the day before departure day: 50% charged of the total tour cost
• After 15:00 on the day before departure day/no-show: 100% charged of the total tour cost