One day with Farming and Cooking tour in Hanoi vicinity

Day Trips & Excursions in Hanoi

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Leaving the bustle of Hanoi city, joining this tour with us, you will have a chance to enjoy peaceful atmosphere in the countryside and do many interesting activities such as visiting local farm and vegetable market, taking part in cooking class and having real Vietnamese food with the host.
Morning, at 08:00am, our tour guide and private car will pick you up from your hotel in Hanoi city center then transfer to the west of city. Upon arrival, meet the local host. Firstly, you will visit a local market since Le King Dynasty. It is the most famous market in the region where many traditional items for sales. If on market days, people from all the surrounding villages would come to trade. People bring dogs, cats, pigs, chickens, ducks, and bamboo baskets to sell. Everyone is excited to meet each other on that day. You will be surprised about bustling and colorful market which is working under the canopy of old tree. You will see the old woman chew betel and areca nut and blacksmiths work hard with his bright brazier. Right next to the market place is nice vegetable farms. We take a tour around vegetable fields growing a variety of produce including: cauliflower, cabbage, tomatoes, green peas, Chinese peas and corn, as well as fruit gardens with oranges, pomelos, papaya and more., and you may have chance to join with a farmer working in his field.You will have opportunity to help in the work of the small land-holding. Depend on the season this will involve ranking, sowing, water greens, picking greens and other garden activities. You will have opportunity to ask experienced for local farmers about cultivation techniques and lifestyle.After that, you go to local family to cook delicious and traditional dishes, enjoy local fresh vegetable, fruit, make traditional cake and talk about Vietnamese family's custom together. The host offer free tea and local wine.At the end of the meal, you can free walking around the village then driver back Hanoi center. 

What’s included

  • English speaking tour guide
  • Private car
  • Cooking class
  • Lunch
  • 2 bottles of mineral water/ person/ day
  • Bottled water

What’s not included

  • Drinks during meals
  • Gratuities
  • What not mentioned clearly