Hanoi Diverse Agricultural and Rural Tourism Products Hanoi

2:14:39 PM | 2/6/2024

Agricultural tourism destinations in Hanoi have received attention and investment, initially bringing positive results. To date, Hanoi has recognized 7 tourist destinations in suburban areas associated with agricultural, rural, craft village, and ecological tourism, including: Duong Xa commune tourist destination, Phu Dong tourist destination (Gia district). Lam); Thuy Ung horn comb craft village tourist destination, Van Diem high-class carpentry village tourist destination (Thuong Tin district); Dai Ang tourist destination, Yen My tourist destination (Thanh Tri district); tourist destination in Long Ho village, Kim Son commune (Son Tay town).

In addition, districts and towns also form many other rural tourist destinations such as: Huong Son Scenic Area (My Duc district), Duong Lam Ancient Village (Son Tay town); tourism models combining agriculture such as: White Goat Farm; Country Farm (Ba Vi district) and many other famous craft villages in the suburbs, the landscape and environment are embellished and protected, always attracting tourists.

From an agricultural commune, Hong Van commune, Thuong Tin district has developed in the direction of an ornamental craft village combined with exploiting experiential eco-tourism services, at a time when the COVID-19 epidemic had not yet broken out, every year the commune Hong Van welcomed nearly 70,000 tourists. Currently, Hong Van commune has over 20 models of sightseeing and tourism experiences that are well-invested and large-scale to welcome visitors. Visitors coming here can visit the production, processing and packaging area of herbal teas such as moringa and honeysuckle; Visit the fermentation area for more than 100 types of country wine with herbs; Visit flower routes, ornamental gardens, visit farming models, harvest seasonal agricultural products...

Vinh Ngoc commune, Dong Anh district is a locality in the planning to build new rural areas with the orientation of developing organic agriculture associated with ecotourism. Organic grape growing model combined with local eco-tourism. Taking advantage of the advantages of agriculture, transportation and tourism, Vinh Ngoc Commune Farmers' Association has established a professional grape growing association with a scale of nearly 5 hectares. Visitors coming here can experience the stages of planting, caring for, and harvesting grapes with a safe production process. This model not only creates momentum for agricultural economic development, increases income for farmers, but also creates ecological space between urban areas.

During the summer, on weekends, or when implementing picnic learning programs, Dong Que Farm (Ba Vi district) always welcomes many visitors, especially student groups for extracurricular activities. Coming here, children can experience the space of an ancient Vietnamese village, listen to introductions, and get acquainted with farming professions such as growing vegetables, harvesting agricultural products... To create appeal and attract customers, Dong Que Farm Coordinate with local people to take guests to visit the traditional medicine craft villages of the Dao people, enjoy gong dancing, cuisine of the Muong ethnic people...

Located in Phu Cuong commune (Soc Son district), the 120,000 m2 Long Viet Agricultural Park is a familiar address for many families and schools in Hanoi. Here, along with traditional houses and designed spaces, creating a familiar image of the ancient Northern countryside. Visitors can participate and experience folk games such as blindfolded smashing pots, catching fish, rowing basket boats... experience being farmers, doing the work of growing vegetables, transplanting rice, and harvesting tomatoes. …

In addition, Hanoi's suburban districts also have many models that exploit the strengths of rural agriculture. These localities all have the advantage of natural landscapes, large areas, many local products and Long-standing agricultural villages still exist, creating typical agricultural products such as roses, Me Linh vegetables, vegetables, Dong Du guava (Gia Lam district), fruit trees such as guava, grapes, apples, grapefruits, oranges in Hoai Duc district, fruits in Dan Phuong, Phuc Tho, Ung Hoa districts... some localities have initially connected with localities in the region to introduce and advertise. Promote agricultural tourism products, attracting tourists to explore, experience, visit, and shop.

Director of Hanoi Department of Tourism Dang Huong Giang said that with a large area, diverse natural and cultural ecosystems, and a location connecting provinces and cities nationwide, Hanoi city has potential and advantages to develop agricultural and rural tourism into a typical product with the unique identity of Capital tourism. Currently, the Capital Tourism industry focuses on exploiting the potential of ecology, culture, and traditional craft villages to build agricultural tourism models, bringing interesting experiences to tourists. Hanoi currently has the first two OCOP products evaluated and rated 4 stars in the product group of community tourism services, eco-tourism and tourist attractions, which are Hong Van village service tourism destination, Hong Van commune (Thuong Tin district) and Phu Dong Green Park ecological area, Phu Dong commune (Gia Lam district).

At the scientific conference evaluating the current status of agricultural and rural tourism development in Hanoi City held in July 2023, scientists, experts, managers, and tourism businesses all had In general, Hanoi's potential for agricultural and rural tourism is huge, but there are still many shortcomings. Director of Vietsense Travel Company Nguyen Van Tai said that agricultural tourism in Hanoi has products, but lacks unique products, is sometimes duplicated, and activities are still small in nature. , spontaneous. The three-way connection between managers, people and travel businesses is still weak, so it cannot create a driving force for agricultural tourism to develop.

To promote the development of agricultural and rural tourism, Hanoi needs to overcome shortcomings and focus on developing agricultural and rural tourism associated with developing green tourism, eco-tourism, and promoting beauty. of the landscape and culture of rural areas, it needs to be associated with community tourism, with traditional craft villages connected to attractions, monuments, and scenic spots of each locality and region. Building diverse, rich, quality and environmentally friendly tourism products. Focus on human resource training and promote communication and promotion work. Hanoi needs to build an agricultural tourism map, which points out areas capable of developing typical tourism products of each destination on the basis of linkages, forming agricultural tourism routes and destinations, countryside.

Source: Vietnam Business Forum