Hoa Binh, the nearest place from Hanoi (74km southwest of Hanoi), is to give you the opportunity to meet hill tribe people: the Muong and the Dzao ethnic minorities. On the way back, visit the famous silk village of Van Phuc where you have a good chance to explore the Vietnamese traditional industry of silk-making.
AM: Pick up at your hotel & leave for Hoa Binh, passing through parts of the scenic North-West mountainous region of Vietnam. Upon arrival, board a boat and cruise on the Da River to reach villages of the Muong and the Dzao ethnic minorities on the river bank. Back to the embankment & return to Hoa Binh town for lunch before driving back to Hanoi.
PM: On the way back, stop over to visit the famous silk village of Van Phuc, which has been well-known for its traditional sericulture, weaving, and silk products. Return to Hanoi. End of services.