Day 2: Visit the Museum of Ethnology. See the Ho Chi Minh Museum and visit the Temple of Literature. Attend a showing of The Soul of Vietnamese Village.
Day 3: Start the journey to Mai Chau. Visit the Luong Van Commune (Hmong minority community). Group dinner at Mai Chau homestay, followed by a Thai dance workshop.
Day 4: Go for a local bike tour, have lunch at your homestay, and then head back to Hanoi.
Day 5: Meet with staff from Towards Transparency, a local non-profit consultancy firm aimed at fighting corruption. Special guest lecture on Vietnamese nationalism in film and television.
Day 6: Free time followed by a flight to Danang.
Day 7: Meet with student members of Danang Fablab, a local space for creative collaboration across communities. Bike tour and then free time.
Day 8: Travel to Hue. Visit the Eurasia Foundation and have dinner as a group.
Day 9: Visit Hue’s Imperial Citadel, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Then head to Thien Mu Pagoda, followed by a free afternoon and a flight back to Ho Chi Minh City.