Day 1- Hanoi – Green Vietnam farm and ecolodge (-/-/D)
On the first day of this homestays program, you will be greeted at Noi Bai International Airport then transferred to Green Vietnam in Tuyen Quang province which is approximately 150km far from Hanoi. After checking in your room and having rest, you are free to discover around the Ecolodge. Green Vietnam is a family owned and operated destination, entirely oriented toward helping raise the living standards of as many local people as possible by showing them how to grow more lucrative crops and to use sustainable farming techniques. Taking part in homestays tour in Vietnam, you will get to know more about not only the life of local people but also about the farming methods of this tropical land.
After lunch, you are allowed to move to the farm and harvest farm produce with the local people as true farmers. That sounds interesting doesn’t that?. You will come back to the Ecolodge before 5pm to prepare dinner at the hosts’ houses. All dishes served at Green Vietnam are organic and produced in Green Vietnam Farm. In the evening, you may spend time chatting with the host to learn more about Green Vietnam and the life of farmers here. Enjoy homestays overnight at the farm.
Day 2- Green Vietnam farm and ecolodge (B/L/D)
On the second day of this homestays itinerary, you cycle around the village after breakfast to discover the lifestyle of the local people. On the way there, you may drop by a Binh Xa market (operated every two weeks) to see one of the most – crowded market in this area. Next, you will come back to the Ecolodge to have a delicious homestays lunch. For these homestays tours, breakfasts, lunches and dinners are served at an open-air dining area with either the traditional way of being on Vietnamese mats or with a table and chairs, according to your wishes.
In the afternoon, you will sail boats and go fishing at Green Vietnam Lake. You are free to bring back all the fish you have caught. If you have children joining you on this homestays vacation, they will definitely enjoy this exciting activity. Overnight at local house of Green Vietnam farm.
Day 3- Green Vietnam farm and ecolodge – Hanoi (B/-/-)
We start the last day of homestays itinerary with a short walk or swimming. After breakfast, you will join hands to plant and take care of trees in the farm with the local farmers. Then you will bring something back to the kitchen and start preparing for lunch. It is awesome to cook a Vietnamese meal with Vietnamese organic ingredients collected from your Vietnam’s homestays farming activity. In the afternoon, we will take you back to Hanoi for your departure flights. See you again at your next trip with us. Heading southwards, you also find many ideal places to enjoy homestays tours such as Hoi An, Can Tho, etc. A well – tailored homestays itineraryorganised at famous Hoi An ancient town is available at Cam Chau Homestays – a truly Hoi An 3 days 2 nights