Enjoy this 2-day hands-on farming experience with Hanoi locals. Stay with a local family as you farm rice fields and even partake in fishing! Be sure to enjoy the homemade countryside meals prepared for and by you as well. Take time to observe the coming and goings of the local market as well as making the trip to the Thanh Chuong Viet Palace.
Day 1 : Hanoi – Hanoi Eco Homestay (L/D)At 8.30am, you will be greeted at your hotel or the Noi Bai International Airport and be transferred to your new cozy homestay. Upon arrival, your host family will welcome you with warm hospitality. Enjoy a cup of tea, talk, and discuss with them what life is like for them before getting ready to the rice field. Join in on farming activities such as watering plants, hoeing the soil and planting vegetables with local farmers.Take a short rest before taking part in wet rice cultivation. Learn how to plough with a cow, use a bamboo bucket to get water into the field, and transplant baby wet rice at the rice paddy field. Break for a typical lunch with your local family, then fish with cast net and round net. Once you have finished, bike in the countryside as you take incredible pictures and see organic farms. Cook a delicious countryside meal with your local family for dinner. Overnight: Hanoi Eco HomestayDay 2 : Hanoi Eco Homestay – Thanh Chuong Viet Palace – Hanoi (B)In the morning, enjoy breakfast and coffee with locals. Stroll around the local market until it is time to bid farewell to your homestay host and head to the Thanh Chuong Viet Palace, a living museum of ancient Vietnam's architecture. Afterwards, drive back to Hanoi and arrive at your hotel or the airport around noon.