Hanoi: Local Fishing and Fishermen’s Life Tour

Hanoi: Local Fishing and Fishermen’s Life Tour

From US$ 68 per person

Become a Vietnamese fisherman for the day on a 6-hour tour from Hanoi that interacts with local fishing communities. Discover you how to use lift and cast nets, or scoop in a ditch with your hands. Experience the fishing life of Vietnam up-close.

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Starting time 8:30 AM
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  • Become a Vietnamese fisherman for the day on the outskirts of Hanoi
  • Learn how to use traditional fishing techniques using lift nets and cast nets
  • Jump into a muddy creek to catch fish by hand
  • Paddle the strange and unique Vietnamese boats
  • Get an insight into fishing life over tea and lunch at a local home
  • Cycle country roads, passing vegetable farms and more
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Enjoy an intimate exposure to the fishing life on the outskirts of Hanoi on an interactive 6-hour adventure. Meet local fishing communities, and join in casting traditional nets. Following a pick-up from your Hanoi hotel, set off on a journey that provides a window into the way of life for Vietnamese fishing villages. Accompanied by your guide, you will cycle along country roads, watching rural life first hand. There will be all manner of photo opportunities en route. Before you set off to cast your nets, listen to a fisherman talk about his daily life over a cup of tea at his house. Your guide will explain how to use the traditional nets, including lift nets and cast nets. You can even learn to paddle the strange Vietnamese boats, scoop in a ditch, or jump into a muddy creek to catch fish by hand, or using cell-type fish traps. Return to the home of a local family for lunch and a welcome cold beer or soft drink. Then, back on your bike, cycle to a farming village, pedaling along picturesque country roads.
  • Pick-up and drop off at your hotel
  • English-speaking guide
  • Rice meal with a local family
  • Plenty of photo opportunities
  • Drinks
  • Tips and personal expenses

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  •  All tours are private
  • The tour requires a minimum of 2 participants. Maximum group numbers on request
  • In the event of bad weather, the tour will be cancelled
  •  Booking at least 24 hours in advance is required
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