Farming and cooking with local family in suburban village

08.30 Car and guide welcome you at hotel in Hanoi then drive to the west of city. Upon arrival, meet the local host then visit a local market since Le King Dynasty. It is the most famous market in the region where many traditional items for sales. If you come there on market days, people from all the surrounding villages would come to trade. People bring dogs, cats, pigs, chickens, ducks, and bamboo baskets to sell. Everyone is excited to meet each other on that day. You will be surprised about bustling and colorful market which is working under the canopy of old tree. You will see the old woman chew betel and areca nut and blacksmiths work hard with his bright brazier. Right next to the market place is nice vegetable farms. We take a tour around vegetable fields growing a variety of produce including: cauliflower, cabbage, tomatoes, green peas, snake peas and corn, as well as fruit gardens with oranges, pomelos, papaya and more., and you may have chance to join with a farmer working in his field.

You will have opportunity to help in the work of the small land-holding. Depend on the season this will involve ranking, sowing, water greens, picking greens and other garden activities. You will have opportunity to ask experienced for local farmers about cultivation techniques and lifestyle.

After that, you back local family to cook some delicious and traditional dishes with host.

Then enjoy lunch with family included local fresh vegetable, fruit, make traditional cake and talk about Vietnamese custom together.

After lunch, driving back Hanoi center.  


Tour Information:

Type of tour: Private tour

Duration: 5 hours

Timetable: Every day from 08.30 - 13.30

Transfer: Private air-conditioner car

Meet Point: Your hotel in Hanoi

Ending Point: Your hotel in Hanoi

Minimum capacity: 2 people

Maximum capacity: 10 people



Group Size


3 - 4 pax


6-10pax up







Type of tour







  • Private air-conditioner transportation.
  • Entrance fee.
  • English speaking guide
  • Host speaking English
  • Mineral water (01bottle/pax) & Tissue.
  • Cooking class and Lunch at local family




  • Personal Expense
  •  Insurance
  • Tips for driver,  guide and host

Packing lists

Polite clothes at temples, pagodas & mausoleum. Sun-glasses and hat




Other food tour available