Half day explore Van Giang village with cooking class

Tour Number

Activity Level



Day Trip / Out of Town, Local Experience, Nature and Wildlife


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
You must be able to get in and out of a car.

Maximum travelers: 10



English (fluent), Vietnamese (fluent)

Hanoi Excursion half day

Keep away from bustle city, the short excursion bring you to the beautiful and peaceful area of Hanoi's suburburn to visit Van Giang village, a traditional rural village located beside the Red River bank, experience yourself at local market or enjoying the small cooking lession with owner at over 200 years old house. Short walking to visit Bat Trang ceramic village to see one of the most traditional handicraft career in Vietnam


9. 00AM: Pick up at your hotel and drive a long the Red River bank to Van Giang traditional village. Enjoy peacefull landscape with green paddy fields or banana garden along the way.

10. 00AM: Arrive at Van Giang Village's morning market where the sounds and sights of the city seem far away from the rural life here.

11. 00AM: drive back to the village then take a stroll through Van Giang to the 150-year old home of Mr An who at 65-years old has one of the most impressive Bonsai collections in the district. His home which has been passed down through the generations is typical of rich landowners of that time.

Take a small cooking lession to make spring rolls and fishsause and how to open a traditional "Chung cake", teaching by the owner herself.

12. 00AM: Enjoy traditional Vietnamese lunch with the spring rolls that created yourself before.

PM: Visit and short wark in Bat Trang ceramic village with variety of local workshop, see local workers making ceramic.

Drive back to hotel approximate 03. 30PM

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Client hotel's lobby

End location: Client hotel's lobby

Duration: 7 hours


You will get a private car in good condition,clean and aircondtioning

What’s Included

* A/C transportation as Itinerary
* Small cooking class at local house
* Lunch with traditional Vietnamese cuisine
* English Speaking Guide
* All entrance fee
* 01 bottle of water per person

Estimated Local Cash Needed

200000 VND - Drinks

What’s Extra

* All drinks and personal expenditures
* Other items not mention in program
* Travel insurance


I am not a driver but have a good accquantance with transportation suppliers. I can accompany you on your own vehicle or arrange a private car upon your requests.
I can customize all requierments to make your holilday more interesting and memorable.

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