Things to do with kids in Hanoi – Off the tourist trail

Posted on June 11, 2018

Things to do with kids in Hanoi – Unique outdoor activities with children travelling Hanoi – Off the tourist trail

Please see a variety of off the beaten track things to do with kids in Hanoi and best family activities in Hanoi. This articles is perfect for group of families travelling with infant, kids and teenager who are searching for authentic local life and experience Hanoi like a local. Hanoi is famous for its long-lasting history, fascinating culture and friendly locals. When talking of Hanoi, people thinks about Hanoi Old Quarter where lots of tourists staying. But there’s a different Hanoi with true rural life experience. In this article, we are going to know more about rural tours and outdoor activities nearby Hanoi.

1. Rice cultivation tour in Hanoi countryside

There’s no better way to experience Hanoi countryside than going to a rural village and experience like a local with hands-on farming experience. You’d get involved into a various cool activities with local rice farmer such as fun plowing with cow, learning to transplant baby rice into the field, how to move on a muddy field . Moreover, having chat with friendly locals to get to know more about there way of lives. Enjoy home-cooked lunch with local host. Explore the village on two wheels on a leisure bike ride and enjoy peaceful settings of a true rural life.

2. Rural Hanoi home cooking class

This is one of unique and cool things to do for families travelling in Hanoi. There’s a ton of cooking classes but a true hands-on experience and off the tourist trail if difficult to find. My advice is to true the one who are a real local who speak a limited English and supported by an English speaking local guide. You will learn step by step from local market visit to prepare the food step by step not just demonstration. Don’t forget to check what’s menu for you or check if they can customize the menu bases on your request. A private cooking class is better than a group on for those who is willing to pay a little bit extra for private class. Please note that a Hanoi rural cooking class is slightly a bit more pricy then old quarter cooking class with lots of other tourist because of transportation by private transfer is 30USD per trip. I like the ideal from Farm to table tour where you can also work alongside with local farmer and take part in their daily life activates, cook and eat with local family.

3. Rural Hanoi Fishing experience

There are people love taking fishing tours in Hanoi out there. There’s a few tour operators offer this experience. But choose the one where you go fishing in a local fishpond not just a serviced place where you may catch nothing and pay extra to cook fishes for your lunch. Taking a guided Hanoi fishing tour with Hanoi Eco Tour provides you with all experiences that you’re looking for such as fishing with bamboo rod, learn to fish with cast net and scoop fishes by hand. Prepare and cook fishes for lunch with local host family. This is a must things to do for families travelling in Hanoi.

4. Explore Rural Hanoi on two wheels

Most of bicycle tours in rural Hanoi is suitable for children over 12 years old. You are going to escape busting Hanoi Old Quarter to head to countryside Hanoi , riding a bike along river dyke, passing vegetables farm, visit a local family and Co Loa ancient citadel. This experience is a must for biking lover. Total distance is over 25 kilometers (16 miles) .

5. Join Hanoi vegetable farm tour

One of a very interesting things do to with kids in Hanoi is to travel to rural area of Hanoi and work alongside with local farmer and join in a variety of fun farming activites such as preparing the soil, picking and watering green vegetables. Try our hand to become a master chelf with the host family to learn recipe to make authentic Vietnamese food. .Having lunch meal with tasty lunch with local family. One more interesting activities is to visit a local organic pig farm. This Hanoi agricultural tours is an experience not to miss for off the beaten path things do to for families in Hanoi

We hope this outdoor and unique things to do and activities for families travelling in Hanoi helps you some ways to plan a perfect trips for families with kids in Hanoi. Don’s miss your opportunities to enjoy these cool and funs things to do with kids in Hanoi

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