Fun things to do in Hanoi for families with kids – Off the beaten track

Please see a variety of off the beaten track things to do in Hanoi for kids : unique, educational and fun as well as the best family activities in Hanoi. This article 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 think 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 near Hanoi.

See top 5 Things to do in Hanoi with kids

1.Rice cultivation tour in Hanoi countryside

Hanoi Rice farming tour

Hanoi Rice Farming Tour – Fun things to do with kids

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. An educational trip for family with kids in Hanoi 

2.Rural Hanoi home cooking class

Home cooking class in hanoi

Rural home cooking class in Hanoi

This is one of the 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 speaks 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

Hanoi Fishing Tour

Rural Fishing tour in Hanoi 2020

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

Cycling in rural Hanoi

Rural Hanoi cycling

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 and home cooking class

Hanoi Farm Tour

Rural Farm TOur in Hanoi

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 tour is an experience not to miss for off the beaten path things do to for families in Hanoi

Hanoi Eco Tour hope this outdoor and unique activities and things to do in Hanoi for kids 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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