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  1. Vietnam
  2. Da Nang (Municipality)
  3. Da Nang
  4. Hoi An Silk Village

From Da Nang: Discover Hoi An Villages by Bike and Boat

Product ID: 289750
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Enjoy an exciting bicycle and boat tour along the lovely Thu Bon River. Try farming in a herb and vegetable village, see traditional craft villages, and get interesting insights into the manual craft industries in Vietnam.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Hotels in Da Nang city center.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Get an authentic glimpse into traditional life in the village of Tra Que
  • Understand the processes of producing silk at the Hoi An Silk Village
  • Visit Thanh Ha Terracotta Park with its models of iconic buildings
  • See how traditional wooden fishing boats are made at Kim Bong Carpentry Village
Full description
Following a hotel transfer from Da Nang, enjoy the morning with an exciting bicycle ride to a local farm in the village of Tra Que. Take a trip around the vegetable garden and join the farmers in preparing the land and fertilizing it with seaweed from the local lake. After spending time with the farmers, you will use the rest of the morning working the land until it is time to prepare tam huu (spring rolls with pork and prawn).

Next, ride back to the office and prepare to visit Hoi An Silk Village where you will learn the story of craft sericulture and visit the silkworm rearing house to see the cocoons, learn how to feed the silkworms, and unravel silkworm cocoons using traditional methods.

After a break for lunch in the afternoon, you will hop on a boat to depart for Kim Bong carpentry village. Here, you will have the opportunity to observe the shipbuilding area. You will also have a stop at the carpentry workshop where carpenters create handcrafted furniture and sculptures as well as a range of souvenirs.  

After that, you will take another 30-minute boat ride on the Thu Bon River and head to Thanh Ha Pottery Village where you will gain interesting insight into the traditional manual craft industries that have been providing livelihoods to the locals for centuries. Last by not least; you will pay a visit to Thanh Ha Terracotta Park Museum to end an amazing full-day tour.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transfer and transportation as per itinerary
  • Entrance fees
  • Bicycle and boat
  • Lunch
  • Bottled drinking water
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Travel insurance
What’s Not Included
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal expenses
Organized by

Hoi An Express

Product ID: 289750