Tropical Experience & Rural life in countryside Vietnam 1

Tropical Experience & Rural life in countryside Vietnam

Map-pin-grey Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Dear Tourist,
The sound of the village at the first gleam of daylight, the eager-to-please smiles of vegetables sellers, or the invitation of gentle and virtuous old women, and the farmers are ready for a new working day,…All those things m
ake our life really smoothly pleasant, and they are precious features of Vietnamese village culture. Still owning the neglected and a little wildly natural beauty as well as the peaceful living environment, Hieu Liem is a friendly land that will give tourists an enjoyable feeling and unforgettable trip besides first-hand experience. With the aim to provide more choices and precious experience for the tourists, it is a great honor for us to introduce to you The Community Tourism & Homestay Program. This program will give you the chance to explore the beauty and cultural features of the land and the hospitable, plain country people of the Eastern part of South Viet Nam. Please come and feel the breath of warm-hearted living pace of this land through our Homestay Program – Discovering truly culture of Vietnamese villages.
Time: 2 Days 1 Night or 3 Days 2 Night
Option 1: 2 Days 1 Night
Transportation (from Ho Chi Minh City): Bus, Cars or Our service
Transportation (at Local): Bicycle or Motobike
DAY 1: SAI GON- HIEU LIEM- VINH CUU (Lunch and Dinner)
08:00AM: The bus takes tourists from Sai Gon to Hieu Liem. Tourists have a rest at their own room. Then they will find out about the activities and the life of the family they are staying with as well as accustom themselves with all family members.
Lunch time: having lunch at home with local dishes prepared by the host and hostess.
15:00PM: Tourists contemplate the scene and learn economic activities of local people by bicycles. Then tourists will go to “ Hươu Nai” village, “hươu nai” is a kind of wild deer that was tamed and now being kept rather popular in this area. After having dinner, tourists will learn Vietnamese, vietnamese currency and how to use money. They will also learn etiquette together with proper behaviors in family culture and the way local people prepare for their daily meals.

DAY 2: HIEU LIEM HOMESTAY ( Breakfast and Lunch)
06:00AM: Tourists get up early to go to the market with the family. They will be guided how to choose fresh food then buy some to prepare for lunch.
Lunch: Tourists cook lunch with the family, learn how to make vietnamese dishes by their own hands and have lunch. Take a rest after that.
14:00PM: Visiting Đ Base tunnel (1962 - 1967). The end of the trip, thank you, see you again!

Note: Please contact in advance if tourists want to join to do some farming works with local people./.
The program change according to the real conditions
The program is for groups of 2 – 10 tourists.
PACKAGE PRICE: Contact with us for best price

Options 2 : 2 Days 1 Night

DAY 1: SAI GON – HIEU LIEM – VINH CUU (Breakfast & Lunch)

08:00AM: The bus takes tourists from Sai Gon to Hieu Liem. Tourists have a rest at their rooms. Then they will find out about the activities and the life of the family they are staying at as well as accustom themselves with all family members.
Lunch time: having lunch at home with local dishes prepared by the host and hostess.
15:00PM: Tourists contemplate the scene and learn economic activities of local people by bicycles. Then tourists will go to “ Hươu Nai” village, “hươu nai” is a kind of wild deer that was tamed and now being kept rather popular in this area. After having dinner, tourists will learn Vietnamese, vietnamese currency and how to use money. They will also learn etiquette together with proper behaviors in family culture and the way local people prepare for their daily meals.

DAY 2: HIEU LIEM HOMESTAY (Breakfast and Lunch)
06:30AM: Tourists get up early, do exercises and go jogging
07:00AM: Guiding tourists to discover Dong Nai river and Cù Lao Khỉ (Monkey island) by boat. Tourists will see a wide variety of resident and migratory waterfowl such as teal, wild duck, white-necked stork, snake-necked stork and the scene of the coming back home trip of fisherman after a long hard working night. If lucky enough, tourists will meet a chance to see a group of water Monkey living near the waterfall go to find food in the morning.
08:00AM: Tourists come back to local residents’ houses by boat. They will have breakfast there or at some restaurants with a splendid menu of “ Pho”, “ bánh canh”( a kind of noodle), “ hủ tiếu”( another kind of noodle), “ bún” (also a kind of noodle with beef, pork….)… If tourists prefer doing exercises, they can go around Tri An lake in early morning by bicycles and watch sunrise there. Then have breakfast at local restaurants with the dishes mentioned above. After breakfast, tourists will be guided to buy fresh food at the market to prepare for lunch with special local dishes. This will help the tourists to experience more in the real Vietnamese life and discover strangely attractive Vietnamese cuisine.
11:30: Tourists have lunch with the dishes they prepared before by their own hands under the guide of local chef.
After that tourists will take a break at local houses, drink tea and talk with host and hostess before leaving.
14:00PM: Tourists come back to Sai Gon or continue the journey to explore the tropical forest by bus. The end of the trip, thank you, see you again!
Price: contact us to have the best price.

Options 3: 3 Days 2 Nights ( >100km):

DAY 1: Homestay at Hieu Liem.
DAY 2: Morning: the same as choice 1 or choice 2
13:00: Afternoon: (02 choices for sleeping overnight will have 2 different programs)
Choice 1: (Sleep at Bà Hào guest house: air conditioner, water heater, electric fan. No television, wifi, restaurant. Meals: order according to the program )
The bus takes tourists to Bà Hào three-way crossroads, tourists receive bicycles there then go through the jungle, meanwhile visiting Đ Base tunnel (1962 - 1967), discovering mysterious underground world. ( 15km far from Bà Hào)
17:00PM: Coming back to Ba Hao three-way crossroads by bicycles, tourists will have dinner and have a break at Đ base ecology center.
Tourists can take a rest or go cycling, go on a stroll at this tranquil Ecology center. The atmosphere here is totally fresh.
20:00PM: Sleep at Ba Hao guest house.

DAY 3: Bà Hào – Chơ Ro Long house (Breakfast, Lunch)
06:00AM: Tourists can get spectacular view of early morning beauty in Bà Hào lake by boat or canoe. The mysterious charm of the forest covered with a blanket of fog and a wide variety of resident and migratory waterfowl such as teal, wild duck, white-necked stork, snake-necked stork, kingfisher… will satisfy you. If lucky enough, tourist can come across groups of Water monkey living near the tropical forest go to find food in early morning near the lake.
07:00AM: Come back to Ba Hao guest house, have breakfast and check out.
08:00AM: Continue to go cycling or the bus will take tourists to House of Cho ro people ( where an ethnic minority of Viet Nam is living). Tourists will get a chance to join some special dishes with native such as “cơm lam” ( rice cooked in bamboo culinder), roast meat, drink “ rượu cần” ( a very special wine drunk in an interesting way)...
11:30: Have lunch at Cho ro Long house. Take a nap after lunch.
14:00PM: Tourists learn more about ethnic minority life here. The end of the trip. Thank you, good bye and see you again.
Price: contact us to have the best price

Choice 2: (sleeping in the forest: “Trạm Kiểm Lâm TƯ Cục miền Nam”( Headquater Southern Ranger station), guest house of Forest management stration. Eating service ordered in advance. No restaurant, wifi, internet. Electricity is produced by diesel engine ( 2- 4 hours or as requested) (additional fee)
13:00: Afternoon: Tourists go to Ba Hao three-way crossroads by bicycles or by bus, visit “Trạm Kiểm Lâm TƯ Cục miền Nam” (16 km far from Ba Hao ). If it is still early, tourists can take part in some enjoyable activities such as bathing in the stream, going fishing, going on a stroll….
18:00 – 19:00 PM: Having dinner (Electricity is produced by diesel engine)
20:00 – 23:00PM: Trekking at night in the forest and (additional fee)
23:00PM: Coming back, sleeping at guest room of foresters.

DAY 3: Headquater Southern Ranger Station – Sài Gòn (Breakfast, Lunch)

05:30 – 07:00AM: Tourists wake up early to go trekking (3km to 5km), listen attentively to the breath of the forest with the song of birds. Tourists can also see squirrels, weasels and monkeys… going out searching for food in early morning.
07:00AM: Eating breakfast, packaging and checking out.
09:00AM: Going back to Ba Hao three-way crossroads by bicycles. Tourists continue the trip to visit Forest tree Arboretum in Dong Nai Culture and Natural Reserve or tourists can participate in planting trees here ( rainy season, additional fee)
11:00: Having lunch at Đ base center, take a nap.
13:00PM: The end of the trip, thank you, see you again!

Note: The program changes according to real conditions and seasons, but we make sure that the program runs well.
Tourists should wear convenient shoes (rain shoes, sneakers, sandals… NOT high heels or stiletto…), have neat and suitable luggage, easy to dry, insects and mosquitoes repellent, personal medicine, personal papers, passport, torch.


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Price
: US$60 / Person
Place
: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Duration
: 10 hours

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Dear Tourist,
The sound of the village at the first gleam of daylight, the eager-to-please smiles of vegetables sellers, or the invitation of gentle and virtuous old women, and the farmers are ready for a new working day,…All those things make our life really smoothly pleasant, and they are precious features of Vietnamese village culture. Still owning the neglected and a little wildly natural beauty as well as the peaceful living environment, Hieu Liem is a friendly land that will give tourists an enjoyable feeling and unforgettable trip besides first-hand experience. With the aim to provide more choices and precious experience for the tourists, it is a great honor for us to introduce to you The Community Tourism & Homestay Program. This program will give you the chance to explore the beauty and cultural features of the land and the hospitable, plain country people of the Eastern part of South Viet Nam. Please come and feel the breath of warm-hearted living pace of this land through our Homestay Program – Discovering truly culture of Vietnamese villages.

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