Moon Garden Homestay

Moon Garden House was originally a summer home for a family of a Hanoi-based architects and gradually expanded with the addition of two new houses.

Guests are made to feel very welcome and are encouraged to take part in a number of activities to gain a greater insight into countryside life.  A truly authentic view of the culture and the people of Vietnam..

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OPTION 1 (1 night)

OPTION 1 Bis (1 night)

OPTION 2 (1 night)

OPTION 3 (2 nights)

OPTION 3 Bis (2 nights)

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OPTION 1 (1 night)
OPTION 1 Bis (1 night)
OPTION 2 (1 night)
OPTION 3 (2 nights)
OPTION 3 Bis (2 nights)

From the morning of the 1st day to the morning of  the 2nd day (1B, 1L, 1D) with biking around Ky Son and Duong Lam ancient village.

Learn more about Moongarden Homestay : https://moongardenhomestay.com

DAY 1: HANOI – KY SON  (-/L/D)

08.00    Transfer to Ky Son village
10.00    Arrive at Moon Garden Home stay in Ky Son village. Welcome drink with local fresh green tea. Free time for discovering Moon garden Home stay and Ky Son village by yourself (local market, kindergarten)
11.00:   Cooking class
12.30    Lunch
13.30   Hand Spa- Enjoy having your fingers dipped in a fragrant lime bowl and the traditional herbal hand massage
Then, free time for relaxing or further conversation with the host family about local snacks, sharing cultures, and learning about traditional customs. If you want to learn Vietnamese, one of the family members can teach you.
15.00    You can have choice of a short ride of 6 km or a long ride of 12 km round trip:

Short ride:
Take a bicycle ride to discover the Ky Son, Tam Son, Van Minh, and Cham farming communities to and stop at any home you like for a cup of tea. Visit the kindergarten (if open). Chat with local people about their daily life and farming. You can help with plowing or making rice beds, transplanting seedlings, harvesting rice (or cassava, corn, sweet potatoes…) depending on the harvest season.

Long ride:
Take a bicycle ride with local guide to discover the Ky Son, Tam Son, Van Minh, and Cham farming communities, Duong Lam ancient village and visit Mia Pagoda, Mong Phu Communal House… Then bike ride back along the ritual paths of Thang thac village to discover the Ngo Quyen tomb, Phung Hung temple.

18.00    Return to the Moon Garden for happy hour.  While waiting for your steam bath to be prepared, you can enjoy our local drink and taste some of the local products such as maize, sweet potato, cassava, peanuts… (depending on season) or some traditional desserts.
18.30    Traditional, refreshing steam bath with fragrant herbs (Lemon grass, pomelo leaves, holy basil leaves).
19.15    Observe the evening Buddha worship.
19.30    Dinner; Then, enjoy your foot bath in warm water with ginger, salt and mugwort medicinal herbs before bedtime, which brings you a deeper sleep.

DAY 2: KY SON – NEXT DESTINATION (B/-/-))

7.00      Joining Yijinjing traditional exercises
7.30      Breakfast
8.30      Free time: You can make yourself at home relaxing on the hammock in our garden, taking pictures with Vietnamese traditional clothes, chatting with people, or further discovery of the Ky Son village and the surrounding area.
10.00    Leave Ky Son for the next destination

From the morning of the 1st day to the afternoon of  the 2nd day (1B, 2L, 1D) with biking around Ky Son and Duong Lam village.

Learn more about Moongarden Homestay : https://moongardenhomestay.com

DAY 1: HANOI to KY SON (-/L/D)

08.00 Transfer to Ky Son village
10.00 Arrive at Moon Garden Home stay in Ky Son village. Welcome drink with local fresh green tea. Free time for discovering Moon garden Home stay and Ky Son village by yourself (local market, kindergarten)
11.00: Cooking class
12.30 Lunch
13.30 Hand Spa– Enjoy having your fingers dipped in a fragrant lime bowl and the traditional herbal hand massage
Then, free time for relaxing or further conversation with the host family about local snacks, sharing cultures, and learning about traditional customs. If you want to learn Vietnamese, one of the family members can teach you.
15.00 You can have choice of a short ride of 6 km or a long ride of 12 km round trip:

Short ride:
Take a bicycle ride to discover the Ky Son, Tam Son, Van Minh, and Cham farming communities to and stop at any home you like for a cup of tea. Visit the kindergarten (if open). Chat with local people about their daily life and farming. You can help with plowing or making rice beds, transplanting seedlings, harvesting rice (or cassava, corn, sweet potatoes…) depending on the harvest season.

Long ride:
Take a bicycle ride with local guide to discover the Ky Son, Tam Son, Van Minh, and Cham farming communities, Duong Lam ancient village and visit Mia Pagoda, Mong Phu Communal House… Then bike ride back along the ritual paths of Thang thac village to discover the Ngo Quyen tomb, Phung Hung temple.

18.00 Return to the Moon Garden for happy hour.  While waiting for your steam bath to be prepared, you can enjoy our local drink and taste some of the local products such as maize, sweet potato, cassava, peanuts (depending on season) or some traditional desserts.
18.30 Traditional, refreshing steam bath with fragrant herbs (Lemon grass, pomelo leaves, holy basil leaves).
19.15 Observe the evening Buddha worship.
19.30 Dinner; Then, enjoy your foot bath in warm water with ginger, salt and mugwort medicinal herbs before bedtime, which brings you a deeper sleep.

DAY 2: KY SON to NEXT DESTINATION (B/L/-)

7.00 Joining Yijinjing traditional exercises.
7.30 Breakfast
8.30 Walking around Ky Son village for further discovery of countryside, interacting with the locals to learn about their daily life and farming. Visit the villager’s bee house. Or (if required) you can help with plowing or making rice beds, transplanting seedlings, harvesting rice (or cassava, corn, sweet potatoes, cucumber…) depending on the harvest season. You can visit the kindergarten (Closed on Sat , Sun, and Holidays) and go to the village market, then back to Moon Garden.
12.:00 Lunch
13.30 Free time: You can make yourself at home relaxing on the hammock in our garden, taking pictures with Vietnamese traditional cloths and chatting with people or further discovery of the Ky Son village and around until your departure time for the next destination.

From afternoon of the 1st day to the afternoon of the 2nd day (1B, 1L, 1D) with biking around Ky Son and Duong Lam ancient village.

Learn more about Moongarden Homestay : https://moongardenhomestay.com

DAY 1: HALONG – KY SON (-/-/D)

12:00 Transfer to Ky Son village. Arrive at Moon Garden Homestay in Ky Son village in the afternoon. Welcome drink, you will be offered some kind of local tisane. Then, it is all your free time to discover Moon garden home stay and Ky Son village by yourself. While waiting for your steam bath to be prepared, you can enjoy your drink and taste some of the local products such as maize, sweet potato, cassava, peanuts, depending on season.
18.00    Traditional, refreshing steam bath with fragrant herbs (Lemon grass, pomelo leaves, holy basil leaves).
19.15    Observe the evening Buddha worship.
19.30    Dinner; Then, enjoy your foot bath in warm water with ginger, salt and mugwort medicinal herbs before bedtime, which brings you a deeper sleep.

DAY 2: KY SON – NEXT DESTINATION (B/L/-)

7.00      Joining Yijinjing traditional exercises.
7.30      Breakfast
8.30      You can have choice of a short ride of 6 km or a long ride of 12 km round trip:

Short ride:
Take a bicycle ride to discover the Ky Son, Tam Son, Van Minh, and Cham farming communities to and stop at any home you like for a cup of tea. Visit the kindergarten (if open). Chat with local people about their daily life and farming. You can help with plowing or making rice beds, transplanting seedlings, harvesting rice (or cassava, corn, sweet potatoes…) depending on the harvest season.

Long ride:
Take a bicycle ride with local guide to discover the Ky Son, Tam Son, Van Minh, and Cham farming communities, Duong Lam ancient village and visit Mia Pagoda, Mong Phu Communal House… Then bike ride back along the ritual paths of Thang thac village to discover the Ngo Quyen tomb, Phung Hung temple.

11.00    Cooking class
12.30    Lunch
13.30    Hand Spa– Enjoy having your fingers dipped in a fragrant lime bowl and the traditional herbal hand massage. Then, free time: You can make yourself at home relaxing on the hammock in our garden, taking pictures with Vietnamese traditional cloths, chatting with people or further discovery of the Ky Son village and around until your departure time for the next destination

From the morning of the 1st day to the morning of the 3rd day (2B, 2L, 2D) with biking around Ky Son and Duong Lam village + fishing.

Learn more about Moongarden Homestay : https://moongardenhomestay.com

DAY 1: HANOI – KY SON (-/L/D)

08.00  Transfer to Ky Son village
10:00    Arrive at Moon Garden Home stay in Ky Son village. Welcome drink with local fresh green tea. Free time for discovering Moon garden Home stay and Ky Son village by yourself (local market, kindergarten)
11:00    Cooking class
12:30    Lunch
13:30    Hand Spa– Enjoy having your fingers dipped in a fragrant lime bowl and the traditional herbal hand massage
Then, free time for relaxing or further conversation with the host family about local snacks, sharing cultures, and learning about traditional customs. If you want to learn Vietnamese, one of the family members can teach you.
15:00    You can have choice of a short ride of 6 km or a long ride of 12 km round trip:

Short ride:
Take a bicycle ride to discover the Ky Son, Tam Son, Van Minh, and Cham farming communities to and stop at any home you like for a cup of tea. Visit the kindergarten (if open). Chat with local people about their daily life and farming. You can help with plowing or making rice beds, transplanting seedlings, harvesting rice (or cassava, corn, sweet potatoes…) depending on the harvest season.

Long ride:
Take a bicycle ride with local guide to discover the Ky Son, Tam Son, Van Minh, and Cham farming communities, Duong Lam ancient village and visit Mia Pagoda, Mong Phu Communal House… Then bike ride back along the ritual paths of Thang thac village to discover the Ngo Quyen tomb, Phung Hung temple.

18:00    Return to the Moon Garden for happy hour.  While waiting for your steam bath to be prepared, you can enjoy our local drink and taste some of the local products such as maize, sweet potato, cassava, peanuts… (depending on season) or some traditional desserts.
18:30    Traditional, refreshing steam bath with fragrant herbs (Lemon grass, pomelo leaves, holy basil leaves).
19:15    Observe the evening Buddha worship.
19:30    Dinner; Then, enjoy your foot bath in warm water with ginger, salt and mugwort medicinal herbs before bedtime, which brings you a deeper sleep.

DAY 2: KY SON (B/L/D)

7:00      Joining Yijinjing traditional exercises.
7:30      Breakfast
8:30      Walking around Ky Son village for further discovery of countryside, interacting with the locals to learn about their daily life and farming. Visit the villager’s bee house. Or (if required) you can help with plowing or making rice beds, transplanting seedlings, harvesting rice (or cassava, corn, sweet potatoes, cucumber…) depending on the harvest season. You can visit the kindergarten (Closed on Sat , Sun, and Holidays) and go to the village market, then back to Moon Garden.
12:30    Lunch
PM       Go fishing / Or joining with the Moon Garden family for making rice doughnut or making cloth flowers/ Or you can make yourself at home relaxing on the hammock in our garden, taking pictures with Vietnamese traditional clothes.
19:30    Dinner

DAY 3: KY SON – NEXT DESTINATION (B/-/-)

7:30      Breakfast.
Free until your departure to next destination.

From the afernoon of the 1st day to the afternoon of the 3rd day (2B, 2L, 2D) with biking around Ky Son and Duong Lam village + fishing.

Learn more about Moongarden Homestay : https://moongardenhomestay.com

DAY 1: HALONG – KY SON  (-/-/D)

12:00 Transfer to Ky Son village. Arrive at Moon Garden Home stay in Ky Son village in the afternoon. Welcome drink, you will be offered some kind of local tisane. Then, it is all your free time to discover Moon Garden HomeStay and Ky Son village by yourself. While waiting for your steam bath to be prepared, you can enjoy your drink and taste some of the local products such as maize, sweet potato, cassava, peanuts, depending on season.
18:00    Traditional, refreshing steam bath with fragrant herbs (Lemon grass, pomelo leaves, holy basil leaves).
19:00    Observe the evening Buddha worship.
19:30    Dinner

DAY 2:  KY SON (B/L/D)

7:00      Joining Yijinjing traditional exercises.
7:30      Breakfast
8:30      Walking around Ky Son village for further discovery of countryside, interacting with the locals to learn about their daily life and farming. Visit the villager’s bee house. Or (if required) you can help with plowing or making rice beds, transplanting seedlings, harvesting rice (or cassava, corn, sweet potatoes, cucumber…) depending on the harvest season. You can visit the kindergarten (Closed on Sat , Sun, and Holidays) and go to the village market to purchase groceries or herbals for the cooking session.
11:00    Cooking class
12:30    Lunch
13:30    Hand Spa- Enjoy having your fingers dipped in a fragrant lime bowl and the traditional herbal hand massage
Then, free time for relaxing or further conversation with the host family about local snacks, sharing cultures, and learning about traditional customs. If you want to learn Vietnamese, one of the family members can teach you.
15:00    You can have choice of a short ride of 6 km or a long ride of 12 km round trip:

Short ride:
Take a bicycle ride to discover the Ky Son, Tam Son, Van Minh, and Cham farming communities to and stop at any home you like for a cup of tea. Visit the kindergarten (if open). Chat with local people about their daily life and farming. You can help with plowing or making rice beds, transplanting seedlings, harvesting rice (or cassava, corn, sweet potatoes…) depending on the harvest season.

Long ride:
Take a bicycle ride with local guide to discover the Ky Son, Tam Son, Van Minh, and Cham farming communities, Duong Lam ancient village and visit Mia Pagoda, Mong Phu Communal House… Then bike ride back along the ritual paths of Thang thac village to discover the Ngo Quyen tomb, Phung Hung temple.

18:00    Return to the Moon Garden and relax.
19:30    Dinner
20:30    Foot bath in warm water with ginger, salt and mugwort medicinal herbs before bedtime.

DAY 3: KY SON – NEXT DESTINATION (B/L/-)

7:30      Breakfast.
8:30      Go fishing / Or joining with the Moon Garden family for making rice doughnut or making cloth flowers/ Or you can make yourself at home relaxing on the hammock in our garden, taking pictures with Vietnamese traditional clothes.
12:30    Lunch.
13:30    Free time until your departure to next destination.


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