With this 2-day tour, you will have a chance to visit Ky Son Village - home to many traditional houses of which some are over 200 years old. Overnight at Moon Garden Homestay is the best choice for you. You will be able to relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the area and enjoy the hospitality and community life of Ky Son people and surrounding villages.
DAY 1: HANOI/ KY SON (Lunch, Dinner) (Departure from Hanoi at 8 am)10:00 Arrive at Moon Garden Home stay in Ky Son village. Welcome drink with local fresh green tea. Free time for discovering Moon garden Home stay and Ky Son village by yourself (local market, kindergarten)11:00 Cooking class12:30 Lunch13:30 Hand Spa- Enjoy having your fingers dipped in a fragrant lime bowl and the traditional herbal hand massage. Then, free time for relaxing or further conversation with the host family about local snacks, sharing cultures, and learning about traditional customs. If you want to learn Vietnamese, one of the family members can teach you.15:00 You can have choice of a short ride of 6 km or a long ride of 12 km round trip:Short ride: Take a bicycle ride to discover the Ky Son, Tam Son, Van Minh, and Cham farming communities to and stop at any home you like for a cup of tea. Visit the kindergarten (if open). Chat with local people about their daily life and farming. Or (if required) you can help with plowing or transplanting seedlings, harvesting rice (or cassava, corn, sweet potatoes, cucumber...) depending on the harvest season..Long ride: Take a bicycle ride with local guide to discover the Ky Son, Tam Son, Van Minh, and Cham farming communities, Duong Lam ancient village and visit Mia Pagoda, Mong Phu Communal House... Then bike ride back along the ritual paths of Thang thac village to discover the Ngo Quyen tomb, Phung Hung temple.18:00 Return to the Moon Garden for happy hour. While waiting for your steam bath to be prepared, you can enjoy our local drink and taste some of the local products such as maize, sweet potato, cassava, peanuts… (depending on season) or some traditional desserts.18:30 Traditional, refreshing steam bath with fragrant herbs (Lemon grass, pomelo leaves, holy basil leaves).19:15 Observe the evening Buddha worship.19:30 Dinner; Then, enjoy your foot bath in warm water with ginger, salt and mugwort medicinal herbs before bedtime, which brings you a deeper sleep.DAY 2: KY SON – HANOI (Breakfast)7:00 Joining Yijinjing traditional exercises7:30 Breakfast.8:30 Free time: You can make yourself at home relaxing on the hammock in our garden, taking pictures with Vietnamese traditional clothes, chatting with people, or further discovery of the Ky Son village and the surrounding area.10:00 Leave Ky Son and return to Hanoi.