Yen Duc village is located on the highway between Hanoi and Halong Bay, creating a convenient stop for tourists to relax and visit a rural community.
This is one of the villages in the Red River Delta that still retains its authentic lifestyle. The local people’s lives revolve around rice cultivation and farming activities. Passing through the village, visitors still find the charming rice fields, traditional houses and gardens, and friendly locals working their farms.
Every day, Indochina Junk arranges for all tourists who use the shuttle bus round trip between Hanoi and Halong Bay to visit Yen Duc village and enjoy a 30 minute Vietnamese water puppet show. Arrival back in Hanoi around 5:30 pm. We also offers other optional tours in Yen Duc village that can be well combined with Halong Bay cruise afterwards.
TIMING: 5 hours (13:30 – 18:30)
SCHEDULE: Check out cruise on Halong Bay, transfer to Yen Duc village and arrive at 13:30, join the tour with farming activities and have dinner in village, back to hotel in Hanoi at 21:30 pm.
This 5 hour tour in Yen Duc village allow you to have a glimpse of a Vietnamese local life in rural area and enjoy a delicious homemade cooking dinner. The tour offers you the experience with farming activities, cycling to visit a local house in rich family traditions and the culture house of village in center of village. The local guide in village will show you the true beauty of local life and have a tasty meal in village.
SCHEDULE: Check out cruise on Halong Bay, transfer to Yen Duc village, arrive at 13:30 pm, join the tour and stay overnight in village. In the next day, trip ends at 14:00, back to hotel in Hanoi at 17:00
Staying overnight in Yen Duc village is strongly recommended after Halong Bay cruise, as you experience how the real local life is. During 2 day and 1 night in village, you will join some farming activities with locals, visit their home on foot or on bike, a short visit to the culture house of village and local market will give you some ideas of a local community in rural Vietnam. There are two accommodation that you can choose from: Viet House (a luxury village retreat) and homestay, each will provide you a unique comfortable experience.
SCHEDULE: Check out cruise on Halong Bay, transfer to Yen Duc village, arrive at 13:30 pm, join the trip and stay overnight in village during two nights. In the next two days, trip ends at 14:00, back to hotel in Hanoi at 17:00
A longer stay in village with more time for each local experience will make the most highlight of your Vietnam holiday. Being different from other popular tourist destination, Yen Duc will welcome you by its sincere beauty of local life and friend villagers, it will be worthy for your stay and off the beaten path. After Halong Bay cruise, this 3 day 2 night tour will be a real cultural experience of Vietnamese life and culture. Whether you stay in homestay or luxury Viet House, it will be comfortable and unique.