A Different Hanoi 1 Day

Code: DNP01
Routes: Hanoi suburbs
Duration: 1 Day
Features: Amid Hanoi’s expanding suburbs are numerous villages which, although no longer geographically distinct, maintain their traditions and offer the visitor a chance to step inside the soul of Vietnamese society. Dong Ngac Village, less than 15km from central Hanoi, is one such a place.

Trip Itinerary

We pick you up at 8:00 AM for a short transfer outside of Hanoi, you have this morning to learn about Hanoi villages’ life, its traditions, customs.


You walk and cycle along the villages, visit local markets, some old houses, their worshipping temples and communal house. Then, you attend a small food demonstration before having lunch at one of the local family here.


In the afternoon, we set out from Dong Ngac, cycling on mostly rural lanes through surrounding villages to Lien Mac, a beautiful area of immaculately tended vegetables and flowers. Here you get a close-up look at the colorful fields and have the chance to chat with some of the local people out caring for their crops. After taking another route from Lien Mac back to Dong Ngac, you have a short break for a drink at your host family’s home, bid your farewells, and catch the van back to your hotel in Hanoi. End of services at around 4:30 PM.


Inclusion: Transfer, guide, entrance fees, breakfast, lunch, local bike, water & tissue, community development fund, hotel.