Discovery of Vietnamese culture and daily life.

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Homestay is the kind of service which allows you to stay with local people. This service has become popular throughout the world and come into existence in Vietnam in recent years. As a country that has undergone a significant number of historical events, traditions and cultures; it is believed that “homestay” will play an important role in Vietnamese tourism development.

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Knowledge of Vietnamese culture, history, daily life

The arrival of “homestay” originates from tourists’ desire to approach and promote their knowledge ofVietnamese culture, history, daily life, people and cuisine. Far different from holiday tourism which provides tourists with high-quality hotels; with “homestay” service, tourists will stay at home of local people so that they can together with the host take part in daily activities from drinking and eating to amusement activities.

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The design of tours mainly depends on different purposes of tourists. In fact, almost all the tourists choose package tour including three services of eating, staying and playing. The reason is that objects of this kind of tourism have the eagerness to learn about their destinations as much as possible.

“Homestay” has been increasingly expanding

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Recently, the form of “homestay” has been increasingly expanding in some regions such as Sapa (Lao Cai), Mai Chau (Hoa Binh) and Hoian (Quang Nam) and brought considerable benefits to the tourism sector. In reality, in Sapa, quite a few ethnic people in Ta Van, Ta Phin, Cat Cat and Lao Chai have become experienced guides. The majority of foreign tourists seems to be interested in daily work of the locals; for example, making brocade, cooking, weaving, etc. Many of the locals are able to communicate with foreign tourists in foreign languages, which help tourists more easily explore the daily life in the region.

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