Destination General Information: Giao Thuy District
Giao Thuy is a rural district of Nam Dinh Province in the Red River Delta. Nature of Giao Thuy is the great combination of Quat Lam beach, Xuan Thuy National Park and endless rice fields. This land also has the long-established history with well-known traditional villages producing high-quality and unique products.
It is a pleasure for Ecohostasia.com to bring you a countryside journey to Nam Dinh province at its best.
Duration: 2 Days/1 Night
Tour Route: Hanoi – Giao Thuy – Hanoi
Tour Types: Explore and Experience
Guides: Local Guide (English Speaking Guide, Other Languages upon Request)
Transportation: Private first-class air-conditioned vehicles
Accommodation: Local homestay
Day 1: Hanoi – Bonsai Village – Countryside Museum – Salt Village [G/L/D]
7:30: Our tour guide and a car will pick you up at your hotel and then transfer to Nam Dinh City.
10:00: Arrive at Vi Khe Village. You have a chance to visit one of the largest bonsai villages in Vietnam. You can see tree in many shapes, such as a phoenix, dragon, horses, unicorn… or a the symbol Temple of Literature made by tree. After that, you visit the Countryside Museum where collects and keeps many objects about the normal life of Vietnamese farmers. Have lunch with local food.
13:30: Great trip continues with a visit to salt-field where you can try to become a salt-farmer. You can also have a chance to become a fisherman and try to pull up the square dipping-net.
18:00: Transfer to Ecosea Center, check in Homestay and relax.
19:30: Taste the BBQ dinner with local Seafood and then enjoy optional traditional music show of Red River Delta (Cheo, Van singing, Quan Ho folk song,…) – the intangible culture of Vietnam and UNESCO.
22:00: Overnight in homestay – living with enthusiastic of local people.
Day 2: Xuan Thuy National Park – Clam Hut Lunch – Phu Nhai Church [G/B/L]
5:00: Start your day with an hour’s cycling around Giao Xuan Commune and enjoy the beauty of the sunrise. Visit Giao Hai Early Fish Market and go through the village to visit a local fish-sauce making family, you can see the traditional methods of making this delicious sauce. You will have full experience about Spirit of Vietnam Culture. Come back to Ecosea Center to have breakfast and check out
9:00: Continue the trip by an exploration to Xuan Thuy National Park for bird watching and beautiful countryside journey and amazing landscape of Nam Dinh. Getting on a boat and take a trip around the national park, check in clam Hut for lunch with fresh seafood.
14:30: Transfer to visit Phu Nhai Church which is the first place of Christ religion step into Vietnam.
15:45: Get on our bus and transfer back to Hanoi.
18:00: Arrive back at your hotel. End of services and see you next time!