Nam Dinh Cycling Homestay in Countryside 2 days
Nam Dinh Province is located in the Red River Delta, northern Vietnam. Nam Dinh is bordered to the north-east by Thai Binh Province, to the north-west by Ha Nam Province, to the south-west and south by Ninh Binh Province and to the east by the East Vietnam Sea. The capital of Nam Dinh is Nam Dinh City, 90km south of Hanoi.
Nam Dinh Province doesn’t have that many travel attractions and is not visited frequently by the foreign travellers to Vietnam. There’s no international standards hotels or tourist facilities in the province either. Still, there are villages in Nam Dinh that offer chances of staying with local families and exploring the local life. If you plan to go further into the local life on your trip to Vietnam, then Nam Dinh maybe a good choice. Paradissa offers homestay trips, volunteer travel, cycling trips…as part of our responsible travel products to Nam Dinh Province.
While the sea of Nam Dinh is hopeless for beach holidays; Giao Thuy National Park is great a destination for the bird watching travellers. Paradissa offers bird-watching tours to Nam Dinh during the months of October to March. Accommodation for the tour is of very basic standards.
– All transportation and transfer.
– English or French speaking guide;
– Boat trip in Xuan Thuy National Park
– Accommodation: homestay with breakfast;
– Meals as indicated in the itinerary;
– Mountain Bike
– Traditional folk show.
– Twin in Guesthouse Supplement ( 5 USD/person)
– Single Supplement (5 USD/person)
– Hunting trip at night ( 10 USD)
– Travel insurance
– Personal expenses
– Tips and Gratuities
Special for Traditional Tet Festival : Make Chung Cake for a week
Day 01: Hanoi – Vi Khe Bonsai Village – Countryside Museum (-/L/D)
7:30 Our tour guide and car will pick you up at your hotel and then tranfer to Nam Dinh City.
10:00 Arrive Vi Khe Village. You have chance to visit one of the largest bonsai villages in Vietnam. You can see tree in many shapes, such as a phoenix, dragon, horses, sacred animals… or a the symbol Temple of Literature made by tree. After that, you visit Contryside Museum where collects and keeps many objects about the daily life of Vietnamese farmers. Have lunch. Afternoon:
Option 1. Visit salt-field, you can try to become a salt-farmer.
Option 2. Become a fisherman and try to pull up the square dipping-net.
Tranfer to Ecosea Center, check in Homestay and relax.
19h00 and enjoy the BBQ dinner with local Seafood and then enjoy traditional music show of Red River Delta (Cheo, Van singing, Quan Ho folk song,…) – intangible culture of Vietnam and Unesco.
Overnight in homestay – living with enthusiastic of local people.
Cycling Distance: 50 – 60km
Day 02: Xuan Thuy National Park – Hanoi (B/L/-)
Wake up at 5:00 a.m, start your day with an hour cycling around Giao Xuan Commune and enjoy the beauty of sunrise. Go through and visit a local fish-sauce factory. You can see the traditional methods of making this delicious sauce. You will have full experience about Spirit of Vietnam Culture. Come back to Ecosea Center and have breakfast and check out. Then continue with bicycle to Xuan Thuy National Park for bird watching and nice bicycle road with beautiful countryside journey and amazing landscape of Nam Dinh. Getting on boat and take a trip around the national park, check in clams Hut. Have lunch on the there with seafood. 14:30 Transfer to visit Ninh Cuong Church this is the first place of Christ religion step into Vietnam.. 15:45 Get on our bus and transfer back to Hanoi. 18:00 Arrival back at your hotel. End of services and see you next time!
Cycling Distance: 30 – 40km
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