Spend a night at a local family home in Yen Duc Village and learn more about the different and unique lifestyle of locals going about their daily lives
Yen Duc Village is not like your ordinary village. This village was once a thriving hub for imperial culture and art, a lifestyle still retained by its many residents hitherto. Often, you will see sacred relics placed around the city and that the local people are truly absorbed in their craft and farm. During your homestay experience, you will get to learn more about the local culture and family lives while you get yourself some new skills in handicraft, farming and gardening. Located only 60 km away from Ha Long City, it is a perfect getaway for you who are looking for some rural experience to complement your adventure.
Day 1 - Ha Long / Yen Duc Village / Local House and Traditional family life (Lunch & Dinner)
After a 60 km drive all the way to Yen Duc, you will be greeted by the immediate charm and beauty of natural rivers and mountains before you. Here, you will also find that many sacred relics are preserved and found around the city. This is understandable as it used to be a cultural and linguistic hub for the kingdom. Then, you will put your luggage down at the Viet Village House before going for a bicycle ride around the village to visit local residents and enjoy the panorama. When you visit the locals, feel free to also get involved in their fishing, gardening and artistic endeavour – you may just learn something new along the way!
Once you arrive at Yen Duc Village, you will be greeted with a welcome drink and be given time to discover more on the beauty of Yen Duc Village. Then, you will have lunch at a local house and take the time to relax and stretch your bones. Afterwards, you will get the chance to visit a traditional house in the village and chat with the family members living there to gain a better understanding of the family lives in Yen Duc. Spend the remaining of the day tending to the garden and participating in local crafts with locals before going for dinner served at a local house and enjoying the fruits of your labour. Then, you will retire to your Viet Village House in preparation for tomorrow.
Day 2 - Morning at Yen Duc Village / Handicrafts at local home (Breakfast & Lunch)
The day starts early – and it starts with a Tai Chi session right in front of your house. Refresh yourself and enjoy the early morning breeze as you take in the refreshing breath of fresh air. Then, head for breakfast to fill your empty stomach before continuing your morning with a walk around the village and meeting up with local people to learn more about handicraft. Finally, enjoy a puppet show performed by a local artist before concluding your tour and heading back to Ha Long.
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