Experience Farming Life with a Local Farmer

Quang Nam-Da Nang, Vietnam
Half Day Tour
English, Thai

About the trip
History & Culture Gastronomy
Rice plays a huge role in Vietnamese daily life. Most of their food products are eaten with or derived from from rice. In this activity you will have a deeper understanding of Vietnamese household and their history in rice farming through interaction with them and experiencing rice farming practices. You will be taken away from the tourist-congested areas and into the countryside of Hoi An. Not only will you see local farmers at work, you will even experience rice farming yourself! A local rice farmer and his small family will show you their old, manual way of rice farming and rice processing. You will even get to ride a water buffalo. After the rice field activities, you will be treated into a short cooking class and enjoy the meal with them.
  • Short cycle through the countryside
  • Experience local rice farming practices
  • Cooking class
  • Delicious lunch
Day One
You will be picked up from your hotel by bicycle at 8:00AM (other transportation option available upon request). Cycling through the countryside until the house of the rice farmer (about 5km) Introduction to the local farmer's life and explanation on the process of wet rice farming while enjoying welcome drinks Put on rice farmer outfit and experience rice farming activities: - Watering the field by traditional way - Ploughing the soil - Raking the soil - Rice transplanting Back to the house for a little rest Introduction to the manual tools needed to process harvested rice grains Cooking class back at the house of the rice farmer around 11:30AM Enjoy the food you cooked! Cycle back to your hotel at around 1:00PM
  • Hotel Pick-up by Bicycle
  • Use of Farmer's uniform
  • Lunch
  • Water during the tour
  • Passion fruit juice as welcome drinks
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