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.
- Culture Tours
- Day Trips
- Family Tours
- Classic Tours
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.
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Do I need a visa to visit Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar or Thailand?
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- Myanmar Visa
- Thailand Visa
Please make sure that you have your passport, which is still valid for six months and contains at least two white pages. If you book services with Inserimex Travel, we will offer you the special cost for visa approved letter. Kindly contact your travel advisor for this visa service once your booking has been confirmed.