Dynasties of Vietnam EduTour

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Highlights

Other learning opportunities include Vietnamese architecture, history, and weapons usage (we’ll even let you use an authentic ancient crossbow and make a delicious Bong Cake!).
Another destination of the tour is the former capital city of Ho, more opportunity to ride bikes around the magnificent ruins and amazing architecture of the once grand city!
Assist the Museum staff in the discovery room and artifact reconstruction after learning about the Last Feudal Dynasty in Vietnam History: the Nguyen Dynasty of the 19th and 20th Century!
Also, dive down the misty Bich Dong Cave and enjoy your last full day exploring Hanoi before a delicious Graduation Dinner at the Vietnam National History Museum!
Our Professional Tour Guides will meet you right where you are, so whether you’re a history buff, travel lover, or fascinated by all things Vietnam, you’re going to have the time of your life!
Take a journey through time as we delve into the fascinating history of Vietnam’s most influential ruling dynasties! This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 17+
Singles
Couples
Families
Groups
50+
Wheel Chairs

Welcome to one of the most exotic countries in the world, host to some of the most unique empires of world history…

These are the Dynasties of Vietnam!

On arrival day, explore your first city-fascinating Hanoi!

Your first full day of the Dynasties of Vietnam Tour begins with the Vietnam National Historical Museum, a full day of wonderful exhibits, time to get to know your group, and a documentary film on the museum’s history!

Tuesday takes you back in time to the early history of Vietnam as more in depth, behind the scenes tours and learning sessions at the Vietnam National Historical Museum display its history of Vietnamese feudalism.

The next stop: The Dynasties of Vietnam Tour takes you to Pong Chau, the formal capital city!

Pong Chau plays host to the fascinating Hung King Museum, a doorway to traditions like fairy stories of the culture and history of Vietnam!

Back in the Hanoi District for Day 5, encounter an authentic An Duong Vuong Temple in the Co Loa Capital and the Co Loa Citadel, which includes learning about Vietnamese architecture, history, and weapons usage (we’ll even let you use an authentic ancient crossbow and make a delicious Bong Cake!).

Day 6 of the Dynasties of Vietnam Tour is a very rare treat indeed: Secret Underground Tunnels from the Ngo Dynasty fill the stores of the Vietnam National Historical Museum, and YOU get to examine the artifacts up close and personal before an afternoon’s trip to the Thang Long Royal Citadel!

The former capital city of Hoa Lu is next on the itinerary, including a visit to the awe-striking Dinh Le Temple before a bike ride to the Tam Coc Canals and an exploration opportunity down the misty Bich Dong Cave

Ho, another former capital city, is the host for Day 8 of the Dynasties of Vietnam Tour, more opportunity to ride bikes around the magnificent ruins and amazing architecture of the once grand city of Ho!

On Monday, experience the Last Feudal Dynasty in Vietnam History as a visit to the Vietnam National Historical Museum takes you behind the scenes of the Nguyen Dynasty of the 19th and 20th Century! Afternoon activities include assisting museum staff in the discovery room and learning about artifact reconstruction!

Day 10 of the Dynasties of Vietnam Tour reveals the Nguyen Dynasty’s Royal Treasures: Examine these rare artifacts and present about your favorites to the group before another fascinating afternoon of artifact reconstruction and discovery!

After taking a train to Hue City, explore the Imperial Citadel & King Tombs! With 13 Kings in the Nguyen Dynasty, there is plenty to learn about before a scenic boat ride down the Perfume River!

Day 12 of the Dynasties of Vietnam Tour includes more exploration opportunities in the fascinating Hue City, a place that is sure to capture your attention with its natural beauty, history, and ancient architecture! We can’t fit everything into one day here, so you’ll stay in the relaxing Mondial Hotel!

Friday is another great chance to get your legs moving on an easy bike ride to the Thanh Toan Ancient Bridge! Afternoon village visits show you beautiful countryside and unique cultures (not to mention plenty of tasty food!).

An overnight train ride back to Hanoi puts you back in time for free exploration in your last day in the city before a delicious Graduation Dinner at the Vietnam National History Museum!

Don’t wait for spots to fill up.sign up today! Our Professional Tour Guides will meet you right where you are, so whether you’re a history buff, travel lover, or fascinated by all things Vietnam, you’re going to have the time of your life!


Typical day


DAY 1: Sunday - Arrival Day 

DAY 2: Monday - Explore Vietnam History & Culture
  • Morning: Vietnam National Historical Museum (VNHM)
  • Afternoon: Vietnam National Historical Museum (VNHM)
DAY 3: Tuesday - Back to Early Time of Vietnam History
  • Morning: Vietnam National Historical Museum (VNHM)
  • Afternoon: Move from Hanoi to Phong Chau – formal Capital (Viet Tri City, Phu Tho Province)
DAY 4: Wednesday - Back to Early Time of Vietnam History
  • Morning: Phong Chau district, Viet Tri City, Phu Tho Province
  • Afternoon: Move from Phong Chau to Hanoi
DAY 5: Thursday - Co Loa Capital
  • Morning: Co Loa Capital, Dong Anh District, Hanoi City
  • Afternoon: Co Loa Capital, Dong Anh District, Hanoi City
DAY 6: Friday - Discover Secrets from the Underground
  • Morning: Vietnam National Historical Museum (VNHM)
  • Afternoon: Thang Long Royal Citadel
DAY 7: Saturday - Hoa Lu - Former Capital
  • Morning: Move from Hanoi to Ninh Binh Provice (90km = 2 hours).
  • Afternoon: Tam Coc Canals & Bich Dong Cave
DAY 8: Sunday - Ho Former Capital
  • Morning: Move to Ho Capital in Thanh Hoa
  • Afternoon:Travel back to Hanoi for overnight
DAY 9: Monday - The Last Feudal Dynasty in Vietnam History
  • Morning: Vietnam National Historical Museum (VNHM)
  • Afternoon: Team work at Vietnam National Historical Museum (VNHM)
DAY 10: Tuesday - Nguyen’s Royal Treasures
  • Morning: Vietnam National Historical Museum (VNHM)
  • Afternoon: Volunteer & Teamwork at the Museum
  • Evening: Train to Hue
DAY 11: Wednesday - Hue City, Imperial Citadel & King Tombs
  • Morning: Arrive in Hue Early Morning
  • Afternoon: Thien Mu Pagoda & Tu Hieu Pagoda
DAY 12: Thursday - Hue City, Imperial Citadel & King Tombs
  • Morning: Perfume River & King Ming Mang 
  • Afternoon: Tombs Architecture & the Fengshui Theory
DAY 13: Friday - Thanh Toan Ancient Bridge
  • Morning: By Bicycle
  • Afternoon: Visit Villages
  • Evening: Overnight on the train back to Hanoi
DAY 14: Saturday - Graduation Dinner
  • Morning: Arrive in Hanoi early morning
  • Afternoon: Free Time
  • 6pm – Graduation Dinner at the Vietnam National History Museum!
  • Receive Graduation Certificate!
DAY 15: Sunday - Departure Day 

Free-time activities

Tam Coc Canals & Bich Dong Cave
Mountains by bicycle.
Sightseeing
Shopping/
Souvenirs
Museum/
Opera

Program Requirements

In order to join the program you need to be at least 17 years old on the program start date.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
No skills neccessary
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

Included Services

Services by Global EduTours

  • Pre-Departure Support
  • Meals (as detailed)
  • Site Entry Fees
  • Quality Accommodation
  • Professional Tour Guide
  • Airport Transfers

Airport Pickup at Noi Bai International Airport
Included (x2)
Noi Bai International Airport (CODE:HAN)
Accommodation
Boutique Hotel
Twin/Double Share (Single Supplement Available)
Hotel
Food & Beverages
Breakfast Included
Internet Access
Good access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Noi Bai International Airport (HAN) in Hanoi. We assist you to find cheap flights to Viet Nam.
Travel Insurance
Going abroad is an adventure and it is always best to be prepared. Sudden illness or injury, cancellation or theft - a travel insurance for Viet Nam provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in Viet Nam you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Viet Nam.

Dates & Fees

NO CREDIT CARD FEES

Details on arrival

Flexible start dates, available all year round. Inquire for more details
Availability
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Duration
3 - 3 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
15 days (min. stay)
$ 2,976
15 days (max. stay)
$ 2,976
Average fees
$ 1,389 /week

Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. Global EduTours will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Deposit (15%)
The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.
Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with Global EduTours during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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