Countryside Journey 2 days - Giao Thuy

Duration: 2 days 1 night
Highlights: Hanoi - Bonsai Village - Countryside Museum - Salt Village - Xuan Thuy National Park - Clam Hut Lunch - Phu Nhai Church

Go deeper into the salt-field of the Nam Dinh to see more of the traditional rural life of this fascinating area. Visit local farms and houses to learn how people live along the Red River. Spend a night at the beautiful homestay and make friend with enthusiastic of local people.

Type of tour: Group tour (Private tour upon request)

  • Day 1: Hanoi - Bonsai Village - Countryside Museum - Salt Village [G/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, unicorn... or a the symbol Temple of Literature made by tree. After that, you visit Contryside  Museum where collects and keeps many objects about the normal life of Vietnamese farmers. Have lunch with local food.
    13h30  Great trip continue to visit salt-field, you can try to become a salt-farmer.  And  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 optional 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.
  • Day 2: Xuan Thuy National Park - Clam Hut Lunch - Phu Nhai Church [G/B/L]
    Wake up at 5 a.m, start your day with an hour cycling around Giao Xuan Commune and enjoy the beauty of sunrise. Visit Giao Hai Early Fish Market and go through the village to visit a local fish-sauce making family, 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 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 for lunch on the there with seafood.
    14:30 Transfer to visit Phu Nhai 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!
Private tour 1 pax 2 pax 3 pax  4 pax 5 pax  6 pax 7 pax 8 pax
USD/person $266 $153 $126  $110  $96 $87 $80 $75


Breakfast, Lunch and dinner as specified in the itinerary (B=Breakfast/ L=Lunch/ D=Dinner)
Boat trip to visit Xuan Thuy National Park
Services of a driver and private air-conditioned vehicle during all tours and transfers.
Entrance fees for all visits as mentioned in the itinerary
Experienced English-speaking guide during all tours and transfers ( G: Guide)
Mineral water is available as complementary


Meals, if not specified in the itinerary
International & Domestic flight tickets
Tipping for guides, drivers, hotel staff, restaurant staff, boat rider, etc.
Personal expenses, such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc. All other services not specified in the itinerary
Travel insurance (we highly recommend that you purchase adequate insurance).