BEYOND THE OLD TOWN: EXPLORING HOI AN’S RURAL TREASURES
Embark on a captivating journey through Hoi An's countryside with the "Countryside Adventure in Cam Thanh and Tra Que Village" tour. You'll bike through picturesque landscapes, explore the Water Coconut Palm Forest in a Bamboo Basket Boat, and engage in crab catching. Visit Thanh Nam Fishing Village to witness traditional fishing practices, and partake in activities like lantern making or buffalo riding. Delve into farming at Tra Que Herb Garden Veggie Village and master the art of Vietnamese cuisine with a cooking class. The tour culminates with a scenic boat trip on the Thu Bon River, allowing you to experience the local fishing culture and the tranquility of the waterways.
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This is where your adventure begins. You'll meet your guide at your hotel, and then you'll start biking to the countryside in Cam Thanh Village. The village offers beautiful countryside views with a variety of sights, including shrimp farms, duck farms, cows, birds, buffaloes, bamboo, and vegetable fields. You'll have the opportunity to take pictures of these scenes, capturing the essence of rural life.
You'll board a Bamboo Basket Boat to explore the Water Coconut Palm Forest. This boat ride provides a unique experience as you have fun catching crabs in the water coconut palm forest. It's a chance to discover the rural life of Cam Thanh Village and even learn how to make traditional bamboo handicrafts with local villagers.
You'll continue your journey by bike to Thanh Nam Fishing Village. Here, you'll meet local fishermen and witness their daily activities, including working with fish, crabs, and squid. Despite modern fishing methods, the village maintains its traditional way of life.
You can choose between two activities. You can participate in a lantern-making session and learn how to create beautiful lanterns, a craft for which Hoi An is famous. Alternatively, you can opt for a buffalo riding activity, where you'll receive detailed guidance from local farmers on controlling a buffalo and have the chance to take photos with it.
You'll arrive at Tra Que Herb Garden Veggie Village, a charming village renowned for its herbs and vegetables. You'll have the opportunity to walk around the garden village, meet local farmers, and observe their activities.
You'll join local farmers in planting vegetables. This hands-on experience involves activities like weeding, digging, making beds, transplanting vegetables, and watering them. You'll get a taste of what it's like to work on a farm.
You can enjoy a relaxing foot bath using medicinal plants, a soothing experience that's great for rejuvenation.
You’ll participate in a cooking class to learn how to make 'Tam Huu' spring rolls and Crispy Vietnamese Pancakes 'Banh xeo.' These are local delicacies from the central region of Vietnam.
You'll savor a delicious Vietnamese traditional lunch consisting of seven dishes, prepared using the ingredients you helped plant and select.
You'll head to the Bach Dang Dock and embark on a boat trip along the Thu Bon River for approximately one hour. During this excursion, you'll witness local fishermen in action, watch them catch fish, crabs, squid, and shrimp. You might even have the opportunity to learn how to cast a net. The boat trip also takes you to Dai Chiem estuary, where you can appreciate the peaceful waterways, boats, and wharves.
The tour concludes, and your guide will take you back to your hotel, leaving you with cherished memories of a day filled with countryside adventures, cultural experiences, and delectable Vietnamese cuisine.
This tour offers a well-rounded experience, allowing you to immerse yourself in the local culture, natural beauty, and culinary traditions of the Hoi An region.
- Pick up / Drop off at hotel
- Bicycle (Martin)
- Guide: English or French
- Entrance fee ticket (Trà Quế)
- Cold water / Cold towels / Morning Tea
- Cooking class
- Lantern Making / Buffalo riding
- Boat trip
- Beverages during meals
- Other personal fees
CANCELATION POLICY :
- The Price is NOT included Payment fees (Bank or Gateway fee)
- Promotion is subject to availability upon confirmation
- If you cancel a trip after making a booking you will lose some or all of the money you have paid for the trip. A cancellation will only be effective when we receive written confirmation of the cancellation. If you cancel a trip :
- 3 days or more prior to departure, we will refund 100% of your money
- 2 days prior to departure, we will refund 50% of total money you already paid
- 1 days prior to departure, we will refund 0% of total money you already paid.
- If you leave a trip for any reason after it has commenced we are not obliged to make any refunds for unused services.
- We can change date of your tour for you, if you send us an email to reconfirm at least 1 day before
- We will Refund 100% if weather is bad and can not join the tour.
- Kid from 0 – 4 year old : free of charge
- Kid from 5 – 9 year old : pay 50%
- Kid from 10 year old and older as Adult
- The itinerary is subject to change depending on your flight schedule.
- The tour price provided is for reference only. The actual quotation will depend on the specific timing information you provide.
- Some attractions may be rearranged to fit the travel itinerary, considering transportation, traffic, and weather conditions. However, we will adhere to the planned schedule as closely as possible.
- This is a sample itinerary. If you have any preferred attractions that you would like to include, please inform us so that we can customize the program according to your preferences.
- Please let us know if you have any special dietary requirements, health conditions, or other concerns (such as fear of heights, claustrophobia, etc.) so that we can provide the best and safest service possible.