FOne fullday cultural trip is the best way to get really involved in the local people and villagers way of living. The villages are only a few kilometers from the heart of the city where you can behold the way they produce local handicrafts including mat weaving, rice cake and noodle making traditional hat making. These products can be purchased on the spot as souvenirs to make the experience even more unforgetable.This tour will also offer you the greatest variety of sceneries along the coutntryside.
Pagoda Orphanage: where its shelters and cares for over 99 abandoned, orphaned or street children. They range from serveral months to 9 years of age. The children of the orphanage are taken care of by a group of Buddist nuns and volunteers. Their goal is to provide the children with a safe and caring enviroment which lessens their misfortune and gives their lives greater purpose and meaning. Being a private organization, the orphanage is trying to provide its children food, shelter, health and education.The nuns and volunteers at the orphanage have devoted their lives for the wonderful mission-helping the orphans. You will learn about the Vietnamese educational system, and you can play and sing with the little children.
Ancient House: These are traditionally laid out in the same manner thr0 oughout the village. Ancester Worship is an important part of daily life in Vietnam and a large area of these small house is usually reserved for the family altar. Then you will have a chance to visit a family and a Vietnamese typical country house. Keep eyes on the ancestor shrine. Walk into a small kitchen, a garden even a bedroom to get authentic feelings of the local inhabitants.Most of the houses are 70 to 150 years old and handed down from generation to generation by the family lineage. The stucture of those ancient houses is in the style of the Chinese character Yin. Next we pass through a fruit orchard boasting a plentiful supply of tropical fruits.
Rice Paper Making: One of the most typical food from rice steamed and processed into round piece dried in the sun on the bamboo brackets that are on sale in the inns or shops.
Conical Hat making village: Manual handicraft work by women which you can purchase to take home for gifts.
Tourists can take photos of Amitabbha Budda statue at a height of 68 meters. Have lunch at a riverside restaurant and enjoy the river breeze from the countryside.
You also have chance to try Viet Nam Tuk Tuk in special way to discovery the farmer market & interact with local people.