Farming and fishing life small group tour
Tour program: 7:30 am to 1:30 pm
On this half day tour you will see some of the rural life of Vietnam away from the busy city. You will be picked up from your hotel with our bicycles and taken into the beautiful, lush Vietnamese countryside.
This tour also gives you an authentic glimpse into the traditional lives of the people in villages. As well you will take part in some hands-on activities that are fun, safe and interesting to people all of ages.
Firstly, we will cycle to Tra Que Village where you will see how the farmers grow many kinds of vegetables and herbs. Our guide will give you history of the village and interesting information about the cultivation of vegetables and their uses in traditional Vietnamese medicine. Walking around the vegetable garden and join the farmers in preparing and fertilizing the land with seaweed from a local lake.
You’ll have the chance to rake, sow, pick greens. Say good bye with friendly famers at this village we will cycle along country roads, rice fields, duck farms to Cam Thanh Ecological village. During the Vietnamese war, it was the shelter of local people and soldiers.
Here the local famers will show you how to grow wet rice with local people, learning how to plough and raking with buffalo, transplant rice, riding water buffalo…
After farming activities we have lunch with local specialties. After lunch the local fisher man will show you some traditional fishing techniques and how to paddle the unique Vietnamese bamboo basket boats through the tranquil coconut-palm flanked waterways.
After that we join local fisherman on the river and enjoy hands-on experience of round net and cast net fishing. Say good bye with friendly fisherman at this village we will cycle back to the hotel. Tour ends.
– Hotel pick up and drop off.
– English speaking guide.
– All entrance fees.
– Personal expenses and drinks
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