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Hoi An: Farming and Fishing Life Tour

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6 hours
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From your hotel in Hoi An

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What You'll Do
  • Visit a beautiful organic vegetable village, watering and planting vegetable, hoeing a soil with local farmer
  • Ride a water buffalo in a rice paddy field, seeing ducks swimming along the rice farm or farmers tending their crops
  • Board the boat for a river cruise to meet and engage with local fishermen and enjoy a hands-on experience of traditional net fishing
  • Experience paddling the unique Vietnamese bamboo basket boat while the waterways of coconut palm paradise
This tour provides you with a close-up and intimate exposure to both the local farming and fishing communities. Accompanied by your tour guide, you commence the day leisurely cycling along country roads witnessing local Vietnamese rural life first hand.
What to Expect
Your guide will pick you up at your hotel before you cycle to a local farming village. Travel along picturesque country by bus or bike to enjoy the views. Discover the daily working life of local farmers – hoeing the soil, watering vegetables in an organic herb garden, riding water buffalo in the field, and enjoying the fresh countryside air.

Then, board the boat and cruise to the mouth of the river where it meets the Cua Dai Sea. You will try your hand at local traditional fishing techniques using round and cast nets. Explore the now tranquil coconut-palm flanked waterways of a past war and hear of the extreme conditions endured by soldiers on both sides.

Have fun catching beautiful purple crabs on a bamboo basket boat. Visit a local water coconut palm village, take a walk around the village and have some tea and snacks with the locals. Back on-board the boat, enjoy lunch and a cold beer or soft drink. In the afternoon, return to your hotel by coach.
What's Included
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Transport
  • Bicycle tour and boat cruise plus Vietnamese bamboo basket boats
  • Cold drinks
  • Lunch on boat
What's Not Included
  • Visa arrangement
  • Drinks with your meal
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips

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