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Small-Group Hoi An Country Life Agricultural Experience

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    Following hotel pickup in Hoi An by minivan, you'll receive a safety briefing along with a bicycle. Then ride off into the countryside with your guide, stopping to snap photos of the rural views along the way.

    You'll pedal into Tra Que, a village known for its herb and vegetable farming. Explore the gardens and meet local farmers while you learn about organic techniques used to grow produce consumed around Hoi An. If you'd like to participate, join in on activities like hoeing, transplanting, watering, and fertilizing with seaweed. 

    Then continue by bike through rice fields and alongside shrimp farms, duck farms, bamboo, and working livestock. On arrival at the home of a local farmer in the Cam Thanh ecological village, learn about daily life while you try your hand at traditional rice farming. You might learn to plow the fields with a water buffalo or even take a ride while you discover time-honored methods of irrigation.

    After a local lunch, relax with a therapeutic foot massage. Then you're off for a buffalo cart ride along the rice paddies.

    In the afternoon, transfer by minivan to Phuoc Hai fishing village and join local fishermen aboard a boat. Watch a net-casting demonstration and venture into a coconut palm jungle to find out how to paddle a basket boat. Follow your guide on an eco-village stroll and hear war stories from a former guerrilla soldier who fought during the Vietnam War (American War) that raged for two decades.

    Returning to the boat you'll reach a beach and enjoy Vietnamese traditional snacks on board with a cold beer or other beverage. Before minivan transport back to your hotel, watch the sunset behind Phuoc Hai fishing village as fishermen return to the ocean.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Viet! And his crew were a blast! Viet Was a great host looked after us very well told us lots of things about they way things were and now are in hanoi took us buffalo riding , bike riding amongst the rice fields, was show...More

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    bkt7, Owner at Jack Tran Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Robert M, Thank you very much for experiencing our Wet Rice Farm culture and taking your time to review us on tripadvsior, the world travel largest site How nice it is to have read about your good story . We believe it was a...More

    Reviewed 29 June 2019 via mobile

    We had a wonderful trip with our guide Viet to the farm where we learned about how the rice is produced. We where welcomed by our friendly guide Viet who lead our small group very attently through the day. We biked along the fields to...More

    1  Thank NoraS1338
    Reviewed 4 May 2019 via mobile

    Amazing experience with our tour guide Viet, very professional and good fun for families! Would recommend

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Kaylastewarttt
    Reviewed 5 April 2019 via mobile

    Today we did the Country Life experience tour with Viet as our lead guide and we had an amazing time. Viet is a very knowledgeable energetic, yet chilled out tour guide who we immediately warmed too. Our two (just) teenage girls loved hanging with him...More

    Thank Dangermouse1974
    Reviewed 24 October 2018

    Early morning tour to experience the fishing culture around Hoi An. 5 am pickup from our hotel and short ride to the mouth of the adjacent river. Jenny was the guide and was friendly and knowledgeable with a good command of English. The boat crew...More

    Date of experience: October 2018
    Thank Mark W
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