Day 1. Hanoi
Homestay – Cooking class
Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi, transfer to Awesome homestay – Check in your
cozy room with balcony and spacious windows, double beds, internet, TV, hot
shower, fan, air-conditioner, living room, large kitchen with full equipments..
Free afternoon to meet very funny locals, take part in optional activities:
Culture exchange: Staying with friendly host and neighbors you have good chance
to learn basic Vietnamese language or you can help locals improve English
better, understand deeply about our culture and habitations.
Cycling countryside: They offer free rental bikes, you will love a biking tour
along the dike to the surrounding countryside or to the down town Hanoi.
Loving sports: You can enjoy playing with traditional games such as:
“Jianzi=Shuttlecock kicking”, badminton, Chinese chess” in courtyard.. go
fishing on the Red River also.
Later this afternoon, join a cooking class to learn to cook an authentic
Vietnamese meal: It’s interesting to join a cooking class with the chef (or the
host), prepare your own meal and learn about our Vietnamese cuisine. Enjoy your
dinner with what-you-have-made and watch the life goes on beside the Red River
Day 2. Red River boat tour
Morning transfer to the boat wharf where you get on local fisherman’s small
boat. Set sail along the Red River, you will enjoy fresh atmosphere, view fields
of sugarcane and maize, banana trees, green vegetable gardens along the river
Passing the historical Long Bien Bridge, it’s great opportunity for photo lovers
to take picture of Eiffel bridge from beneath. We continue passing and seeing
floating houses, we understand the hard life of fishermen and farmers everyday.
End of this short Red River trip, you enjoy a lunch at Scenic View Restaurant
before checking out your homestay and transfer you back to your hotel.