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  2. Quang Nam
  3. Hoi An

Hoi An: Half-Day Rice Paddy Experience Tour

Product ID: 290255
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Rice is an important staple in Vietnam, but you might not know how it transforms from a plant to the food on your plate. With this visit to a rice paddy and visit with a local farmer, you'll be an expert on this topic by the end of the day!
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Hotel in Hoi An City Center
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Cycle from your hotel to the captivating Hoi An countryside
  • Meet local rice farmers and chat about their daily life over a cup of tea in their workplace in the rice paddy
  • Learn about the process of rice cultivation
  • Try out some traditional farming equipment and take a ride on a water buffalo
  • Get rewarded for all your hard work by feasting on local produce with the farmer
Full description
Enjoy pick up from your hotel by bicycle. If you are not able to bike, a van will pick you up. Bike through the countryside and take in views of the rice paddies, while enjoying fresh air out in nature. In Hoi An, there are two rice growing seasons. Farmers are often busy and work hard from the early morning until the late afternoon.

Meet a local farmer and talk with them about their daily life and have a cup of tea with them in the middle of the rice paddy farm. You’ll wear authentic, traditional Vietnamese farming clothes before going into the muddy rice field. Learn how to grow the wet rice with a water buffalo plough and use an agricultural water system.  

Enjoy riding water buffalo in a small pond at the rice farm. Share a local meal with a local farmer at their house and chat with them about their daily life.
Includes
  • Transfer and transportation as per itinerary
  • Bicycle or van
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Farming clothing, including a conical hat, boots and gloves
  • One soft drink
  • A local rice meal with a local farmer family
What’s Not Included
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal expenses, such as: shopping, telephones, beverages, etc.