Day 1- Hanoi – Ngoc Son Ngo Luong (-/-/D)
You are welcomed at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi City. After that, you are driven to Ngoc Son Ngo Luong (NSNL) to begin your exciting homestays vacation. It takes you nearly 4 hours to travel there. When arriving at NSNL, you have lunch at Mountain Flower in Chieng village. Next, you start trekking down the valley to Mu village, which is a beautiful village with traditional wooden stilt houses under the shadow of palm leaves, stream-side tent, a remaining old water-power rice mortar and stunning Mu waterfall. These spots are ideal places to take photos to memorise your homestays tour in Vietnam, Don’t miss the chance to swim in cool and limpid water there. Then you follow a short trail to Khuong village where you stay overnight. After enjoying delicious homestays dinner with the host in Mu Stream. you will stay overnight there in the sound of Mu stream.
Day 2- Khuong – Mu (B/L/D)
Today, you will experience being a hard-working farmer. After having breakfast, you can take a chance to join farming work in rice paddy fields with the local people in Khuong village. You will learn how to harvest rice by hand methods: cutting the plants, moving crop to another location, threshing…..with your own hands. It’s certain that you will have memorable and exciting homestays experience with friendly localities!
After a hard working morning, you will enjoy delicious lunch to re-energize yourself. In the afternoon, you may continue your job or immerse in natural swimming pool at Mu waterfall. Back to Mu Stream, a delicatedhomestays dinner is ready for you. Overnight at Mu village.
Day 3- Khuong – Ri – Khay – Mon (B/L/D)
After breakfast, you will start a new day of trekking. In the morning, you will follow trails through villages to Ri village and may stop by a kindergarten to visit local children, sing and dance with them on the way. Then you come back to Mu Stream to enjoy homestays lunch.
After lunch, from Khuong village you will walk on village path and sometimes pass rice paddy fields to reach pretty Mon village. Let’s spend your free time strolling around this village to learn more about daily life of the localities and take as many nice photos as possible. After dinner, it is the time for you to enjoy traditional music performed by the local women and sweet “Can” wine. You are encouraged to sing and dance freely in the very smooth music. You spend overnight in homestays local house in Mon.
Day 4- Mon – Chieng – Hanoi (B/-/-)
You get up in the sound of nature and have a light breakfast. Then, a motorbike-taxi will take you to Chieng village to experience a little feeling of adventure. Arriving at Chieng village, you are free to walk around to have discovery in the village or join hand to make food with homestays owners. After having lunch in Mountain Flower Homestay, you will transfer back to Hanoi and to head to Noi Bai Airport for your departure flight.
Another homestays programme in Tuyen Quang – a northern province of magnificent mountainous beauty is available at Homestays Green Vietnam farm and ecolodge 3 days 2 nights.