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Hanoi: Overnight Stay with Local Family

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Sightseeing Tours Theme Tours Culture & History Meet the Locals Food & Drinks Wheelchair Accessible Medium-risk activities

Immerse yourself in the authentic Vietnamese way of life on this overnight stay with a local family in Hanoi. Experience life as a local, learn how to cook traditional dishes, explore the Vietnamese countryside, and visit ancient villages.


  • Experience the authentic Vietnamese way of life with an overnight stay at a locals' house
  • Learn about traditional Vietnamese cuisine with two cooking classes
  • Visit a Vietnamese countryside market and an ancient village
  • Enjoy a private tour of Hanoi city by car


The trip begins with pickup from your accommodation or the airport in Hanoi followed by a private tour of the city’s highlights. Visit the Ho Chi Minh Complex, which includes the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, and the One-Pillar Pagoda, then explore the Temple of Literature, the first university of Vietnam. Before lunch enjoy a Green Car tour are the city’s Old Quarter, and then travel to your host-family for the night. Upon arrival at your local family’s home, enjoy a cooking class and learn about authentic Vietnamese delicacies and cooking techniques. Spend the evening with the family, eating the food you prepared, listening to stories, and playing games. On the second day, wake up early and travel into the Vietnamese countryside to visit a market and eat breakfast. Wander around the market and mingle with the locals, before visiting a nearby ancient trade village known for pottery and noodle making. Admire the traditional houses in the village and immerse yourself in the daily life of the people who live here. Learn about the locals’ lifestyle, traditions and culture and then enjoy another cooking class with different recipes from the day before. After lunch with your host family it's time to say your goodbyes before returning to Hanoi city.


Overnight accommodation Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner) Beverages Professional guide Hotel/airport pickup and drop-off Private city tour Entrance fees Round-trip private transfer Transport by private car
Gratuities (optional)

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  • Foods and drinks are included in the tour

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