Rural Villages of Northern Vietnam

Discover off-the-beaten-track Vietnam on a journey through ancient rural villages whilst staying in a quaint guesthouse and ecolodge. Ideal for the active travellers.

  • Vietnam, Asia
  • 4 days from AU$1,110pp (low season)
  • Private

Journey Overview

Go beyond-the-guidebook on this luxury adventure to Vietnam’s rural heartlands. Explore patchwork rice fields, and tiered landscapes in every shade of green, surrounded by verdant jungle, limestone outcrops and mountain peaks. From Ki Son to Mai Chau: bike, drive and hike between ancient villages, meeting remote hill tribes and learning about their way of life. This is the perfect journey for active explorers.

Journey Highlights

  • Experience true Vietnamese hospitality in Moon Garden Homestay
  • Learn the secrets behind Vietnamese recipes passed down through the generations
  • Share a drink with the local hill tribes of Mai Chau and explore lifestyles unchanged for centuries
  • Spend your days cycling through quaint villages and rice paddies, and notice how each village has its own housing and architectural style, traditional costumes and domestic life
  • · Meet local farmers and try your hand at ploughing rice beds and planting seeds
  • · Visit the villages of Na Phon and Na Meo and stop to chat with locals to learn about their lifestyle