The Red River Delta
Hanoi, the Red River Delta, Hanoi.
See and feel the real Vietnam on
just a one-day trip south-west of Hanoi. Ninh
Binh province is located in the Red River Delta.
The area surrounding Ninh Binh features a complex
network of channels, paddy fields and magnificent
We depart Hanoi and journey to Ninh Binh province. Upon our arrival at Ninh Xuan area, a firm favourite with walkers,
we enjoy a wonderful boat ride along a scenic
This is followed by a delightful walk through
spectacular scenery, and dramatic limestone
peaks rising up from open rice fields.
who are more interested in local cuisine than
just sightseeing can settle in with a local
family and learn how to make some authentic
Dishes include succulent spring
rolls, zesty sauce dips and sticky rice.
We then enjoy the family’s gracious hospitality
as they share lunch with us.
After lunch we take a bicycling ride around several villages
and witness the tight-knit community at work.
We learn about agriculture, such as rice cultivation,
and the growing of peanuts and assorted vegetables,
a time-consuming and labour-intensive process.
This is followed by our journey back to Hanoi, arriving there at around
5pm. (Lunch is included).
Easy hiking and cycling on gentle terrain with:
- a 3-4 km hike and a 6-10 km bicycle ride.
From July to September, the climate is usually
humid and hot. From October to June brings cooler
and more pleasant weather.
Experienced and friendly Tour
Guides, all of whom speak excellent English.
Every Guide is extremely knowledgeable about local
cultures, history and the environment.
We choose local ingredients, typical
of the way people eat in the area, at local
restaurants, markets or homes.
We also cater for
Vegetarians but please request this at time of booking.
$62USD per person
for a group of 2 to 4 people.
per person for a group of 5 to 8 people.
The cost of the trip includes:
permits where applicable
The cost of the trip does not include:
- travel insurance.
drinks, alcohol and bottled water).
What to take:
including comfortable hiking shoes, your favourite
Take a small day pack for cycling and hiking.
We also recommend packing: insect repellent, sun cream,
raincoat and sun hat...
a great journey!!!