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  1. Vietnam
  2. Quang Nam
  3. Hoi An

From Hoi An: Basket Boat Paddling and Water Buffalo Tour

Product ID: 133431
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Discover the way of life of local farmers and fishermen while visiting a fishing village, and enjoy navigating the traditional basket boats along the river.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide

Pickup included

Pick-up is only available from hotels and resorts in Hoi An.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Enjoy paddling a traditional round Thung Chai basket boat along the river
  • Meet local farmers and learn how water buffaloes help with farming
  • Visit a local fishing village to discover the daily life of the fishermen
Full description
Following your hotel pick-up in Hoi An, head to a rice paddy farm to meet a local farmer and his water buffalo. There, learn more about these animals and how they help in the cultivation of rice farming.

Continue to a local fishing village to discover the local fishing industry and its way of life. Take a rest a local home and enjoy a cup of tea offered by your host.

Before starting your water adventure on the basket boat, receive safety instructions on how to balance the round basket boat and paddle the proper way. Feel at ease with your provided life jackets and with the support from locals as they help you until you are confident to paddle yourself.

End the tour with a light snack at a local home while enjoying a great round basket performance on the river before being dropped off at your hotel in Hoi An.
  • Round-trip minivan transfer from Hoi An hotels
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Life jacket
  • Basket boat lesson
  • 1 water bottle
  • Snacks
What’s Not Included
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses
  • Beer and soft drinks, available on board for purchase
  • Transfers from hotels not located in Hoi An
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Jack Tran Tours

Product ID: 133431