Upon arrival in Hanoi, you will be warmly welcomed and transferred to your hotel. In the afternoon, embark on a fascinating cyclo city tour to explore the bustling streets and old Quarter of Hanoi. The tour will be followed by a delightful dinner featuring popular Hanoi cuisine. During the dinner, there will be a briefing to introduce the cultural immersion and artisan experience to the clients, emphasizing the focus on Vietnamese culture and the intention to provide a soul-touching journey.
Start the day with a serene yoga session alongside local practitioners, followed by a breakfast tour to savor the special Pho in Hanoi and traditional coffee at the oldest shop in the Old Quarter. Visit the Literature Temple and Hoa Lo Prison, then enjoy a lunch featuring La Vong grilled fish. In the afternoon, explore the Bat Trang Pottery Making Village and meet local pottery artists, engaging in pottery making activities. In the evening, enjoying a traditional puppet show.
Explore the Duong Lam ancient village, is known as a long-standing ancient village in Hanoi. This is one of the few places that still retains traditional Vietnamese culture. Then visiting Dau Pagoda – discover the intriguing two famous burial Zen statues. Enjoy the afternoon at your leisure, indulging in the diverse and lively street food scene of Hanoi.
Travel to the stunning Ha Long Bay for a memorable cruise experience, taking in the breathtaking natural beauty of the limestone karsts, joining in a cooking class and enjoying a delectable dinner on board.
After visiting Ha Long and having brunch, travel to Nam Dinh for a unique homestay experience at Xuan Thuy National Park, providing an intimate insight into the local way of life.
Embark on a cycling tour, including a visit to the Mushroom Club, where you will learn about mushroom cultivation, as well as a hands-on experience in making nước mắm (fish sauce) and participating in traditional shell fishing activities.
Participate in a Hau Dong ritual experience, deeply rooted in Vietnamese spiritual belief about 4 hours and have lunch in a local restaurant. Travel to Ninh Binh and enjoy a Hát Xẩm show, a traditional form of Vietnamese folk music. Check in and overnight in Ninh Binh.
After exploring the scenic beauty of Tam Coc, back to Hanoi. Followed by a cooking class in Hanoi to learn about the intricacies of Vietnamese cuisine. In the evening, join a captivating Ca Tru show, a form of traditional Vietnamese chamber music.
After breakfast, bid farewell to Hanoi as you depart for your onward journey, carrying with you the cherished memories of a deeply enriching cultural immersion and artisan experience in Northern Vietnam.