From Vegetable Farmer To Fishermen
Hoi An is one of the best places in Viet Nam for those who love exploring the countryside area, just a short distance from your hotel, you can see the spectacular countryside sceneries with farming and fishing activities. As the local family Operator,we would like to offer you a chance to take part in the local people activities by designing a day trip named : From Vegetable Farmer To Fishermen Tour...This unique tour provides you a true experience about vietnamese daily life activities, helps you to understand more about the Vietnamese rural culture and enrich your trip experiences.
I will pick you up at your hotel' loppy around 8 AM by Bike, then escape the bustling city just about 20 minutes by cycling from Hoi An old quarter, you will enjoy a vegetable farming area with nice weather and lovely people, a green area called Tra Que vegetable village.
Upon arrival ,you’ll take a stroll around the vegetable farm and then join the farmers in preparing the land and fertilizing it with seaweed from the river near by - as organic fertilizers. You’ll learn how to raking the ground, sowing seed, watering, and planting vegetables, as well as many other gardening activities will make you have lots of fun and interesting moments when being in this village. This is a great way to see how locals here live and how they love their job.
After working in the vegetable farm,we continue biking to my house in rice village (it takes 20 minutes of biking).Reach my house, be welcome with a glass of passion fruit juice and wet tissues. Following, be explained about the whole process of wet rice cultivation and answer any question related to farming life that you may have
Before having lunch with my family I will show you how to making white rice (Rice product ready to use in Viet Nam ) by traditional way with some old hand machine in my house:
Firstly,Husking the rice to have brown rice - winnowing to separate brown rice from husk – sifting and pounding brown rice to become white rice - grinding white rice to get rice flour, and cooking rice pancake from rice flour .You will join a short rice pancake cooking class with my wife - Last step is :Enjoy the Lunch with some specialties of our village : Tam Huu (three friends ), Deep Fried Spring Rolls(vegetarian style), Local rice pancake serve with fresh organic vegetable and fish sauce, Steamed rice, Fish (or chicken' meat ), shrimp, pork, Season fruits
After lunch in my house, around 12P.M we continue biking to Fishing village (it takes 10 minutes of biking).
When we arrive at Fishing Village, Meet a local fishing family,Learn about daily life of vietnamese fishermen,their custom and community .
Leaving the village behind ,You will board our boat and cruise to the mouth of the river where it meets the Cua Dai Sea. Then meeting and engage with local fishermen and enjoy a hands-on experience of traditional net fishing.The local fisherman will show you the method of catching fish that is to throw a round net into the river from a small boat.After being taught how it is done it will be your turn.
The next part of our adventure is to fish by using a huge square net that is set on the river bed which is then winch up. With helps of another couple of local fisherman you will collect the fish inside that net through a hole at the bottom.
Following, you will learn to paddle the unique Vietnamese bamboo basket round boat through small and beautiful channel and join in a basket boat race.Then head into the nipa palm forest where tourist have opportunities to catch small crabs by fishing rod for fun as well as some products from this tree was make by our staff for souvenir.
The whole tour will be finished around 3 P.M. Biking back to your hotel .
Tour package includes:
- All of ecotourism program are seating coach tour (Join-in-tour) with a small group.
- In case of bad weather, tour will be cancelled.full refund if not done
- Booking tours required at least 24 hours.
Tour price: 1.300.000 VND Per Pax
Children 4 years and under : FOC, 5-11 years : half adult rate.
Children rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adult.