Day 1 : Hanoi – Moon Garden Homestay (B, L, D)
10:00Arrive at Moon Garden Homestay in Ky Son village. Welcome drink with local fresh greentea. Free time for discovering Moon garden Home stay and Ky Son village by yourself (local market, kinder garten)
11:00 Cooking class
13:30 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
15:00You can have choice of a short ride of 6 km or a long ride of 12 km round trip: Shortride:Take abicycle ride to discover the Ky Son,Tam Son, Van Minh, and Chamfarming communities to and stop at any homey oulike for a cup of tea. Visit the kind ergarten(ifopen). Chat with local people about their daily life and farming. You can help with plowing or making ricebeds, transplanting seedlings,harvestingrice (or cassava, corn, sweet potatoes…) depending on the harvest season.
Longride:Take abicycle ride with local guide to discover the Ky Son,Tam Son,Van Minh, and Chamfarming communities, DuongLam ancient village and visit Mia Pagoda,MongPhu 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 or happy hour. While waiting for yours team bath to be prepared,you can enjoy our local drink and taste some of the local products such as maize, sweetpotato, cassava, peanuts…(depending on season) or some traditional desserts
18:30Traditional, refreshing steam bath with fragrant herbs (Lemon grass, pomelo leaves, holy basil leaves).
19:15Observe the evening Buddha worship.
19:30Dinner;Then, enjoy your footbath in warm water with ginger, salt and mugwort medicinal herbs before bed time, which brings you a deeper sleep.
Day 2 : Departure
7:00 Joining Yijinjing traditional exercises
8:30 Freetime:You can make yourself at home relaxing on the hammock in ourgarden,taking pictures with Vietnamese traditional clothes,chatting with people, or further discovery of the Ky Son village and the surrounding area.
Trip Price Included:
– All transportation and transfers
– Local speaking English tour guide (others language upon request )
– All accommodation based on twin share basis with daily breakfast
– All meals indicated in the itinerary ( 1 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner)
– Admission fees and permits
Trip Price Excluded:
– Travel insurance
– Personal expenses such as shopping; telephone, laundry and bar bills etc.
– Tips and gratuities