Vibrant markets & lazy buffaloes

COMMUNITY

Rural and intimate village

LIVELYHOOD

Various professions (farming and corner shops)

FAMOUS FOR

Loft style homes and farming with buffaloes
 

RELIGION

The village is Buddhist

LANGUAGE

Vietnamese and very limited English
 

TRAVELLERS

Unlikely to meet other foreigners

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3 nIGHTS IN Quynh Ngoc VILLAGE

112 EUR (norm 140€)

ACCommodation: 

  • Private room in a local home, bed sheets included

  • Home made breakfast, lunch and dinner daily

  • Shared toilet and washing facilities

activities:

  • Cooking and eating together with your host family

  • Practicing the livelihood of the family (farming, running a corner shop)

  • Shopping trip to the local market

  • Visiting the local Buddhist temple

  • Meeting the savings group

6 nights IN Quynh Ngoc VILLAGE

192 EUR (norm 240€)

accommodation: 

  • Private room in a local home, bed sheets included

  • Home made breakfast, lunch and dinner daily

  • Shared toilet and washing facilities

activities:

  • Cooking and eating together with your host family

  • Practicing the livelihood of the family (farming, running a corner shop)

  • Shopping trip to the local market

  • Visiting the local Buddhist temple

  • Meeting the savings group

  • Swimming trip to the beach nearby

  • Bicycle tour around the village and its surroundings

  • Playing a local game with your hosts

DUARA CONTACT: long

Long is your responsible English-speaking contact person in Quynh Ngoc. He makes sure there is someone to meet you and introduce you to your host family. You can contact Long in case you have questions before or during your stay.

 

Are you hesitating to book directly? Elina from Duara is ready to answer your questions via email: elina@duaratravels.com

Are you hesitating to book directly? Elina from Duara is ready to answer your questions via email: elina@duaratravels.com


HOW TO GET THERE

A bus from Hanoi (Nuoc Ngam station) takes about 5 hours. You’ll be picked up by taxi from the bus stop. Ask help from your Duara Contact Long to catch one of the comfy sleeping buses and lie down under a blanket the whole ride! In case you want to get there faster, you can hire a private car or ride a motorbike. 

 

OTHER things to do near Quynh Ngoc village

Rent a motorbike and make a day trip to discover the different beaches of the area.

THE VILLAGE SAVINGS GROUP

One share of your payment goes to local savings group. In Quynh Ngoc it goes to a local women’s group called Hội Phụ Nữ Xóm 5. The women save money together to support some students, to visit elders and sick patients, and to organize events on women’s day.