BAVI ECO TOUR
BAVI ECO TOUR
Ba Vi is a rural, mountainous area west of the bustling city of Hanoi. The stunning natural scenery combined with friendly locals makes Ba Vi a truly authentic experience. Escape the noise and crowds of the city, and allow yourself to explore natural Vietnam.
08:00 – Private guide and car pick you up at your hotel/residence.
09:30 – Arrive to Ri village where you will start the trip at your host’s house by having a welcome drink and snack. Meet Duoc – a Vietnam War veteran and tea-farm owner who tells historical stories with his own experience.
10:00 – Follow Duoc to his vast tea-farm and learn how to harvest tea leaves. This is a green and peaceful place where you will enjoy beautiful scenery of the village. You will have a chance to help him pick tea leaves, and you shall be shown how to collect the best part of the tea tree to make the most wonderful beverage of Vietnam – the traditional tea. Carry on with the production of tea at his small workshop, most of the works are manual.
11:15 – Have a ten-minute drive to visit another host family in Moc village where you will enjoy a fun cooking class with Chin. She will show you how to cook some Vietnamese dishes and you shall then enjoy lunch with food you helped cook.
13:45 – Stroll around the village and visit some local families to understand rural lifestyle and learn how tofu, conical hat and other local products are made.
15:15 – Enjoy a cycling trip through beautiful paddy fields and interact with local farmers. Visit Chinh’s family at the end of the ride and join them to do farm works.
16:30 – Chinh is your next host, who will welcome you with fresh mint lemon juice. All ingredients are freshly picked from his own garden. Wrap up your countryside tour by a traditional feet soak in warm water with herbs, following the traditional recipes of Muong ethnic minority. This will relay you (and your feet!) after cycling around the village.
17:00 – Drive back to your hotel/residence in Hanoi.
Price in USD/pax:
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