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Private Wet Rice Growing Day Tour from Hanoi with Lunch

Product ID: 37609
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Learn more about rice, the staple diet in many Asian countries, during a private, full-day, hands-on tour. Bike through the countryside, then find out how rice is cultivated as you set to work in the paddies. After, enjoy a rice meal with a local family.
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Duration: 8 hours
Starting time 8:30 AM
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  • Join local farmers working in the rice paddies
  • Bicycle through the countryside surrounding Hanoi
  • Discover the many steps and struggles involved in growing rice
  • Eat a traditional rice meal for lunch with a local family
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Find out the process of rice growing in Vietnam, from farm to table, with a full-day private experience outside of Hanoi. Learn how to cultivate rice in the fields and understand the challenges of Vietnamese farmers.

Your day begins with a bike ride through the countryside. Travel past the rice paddies, enjoying the fresh air and surrounding nature. Then arrive at the home of a local farmer and find out more about daily life. Enjoy a cup of tea and then put on your farming clothes. Then you will head out into the muddy rice fields.

In the fields, learn about the process of growing wet rice from your guide. Watch the farmer using the cow plough and discover more about the water system. Then transplant baby wet rice in the fields.

Afterward, you will have the opportunity to help herd village cows. Then return to the home of the farmer, where you will enjoy a traditional rice meal, accompanied by a cold beer or soft drink, before heading back to Hanoi.
  • Pick-up and drop off
  • Transportation in a car
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Push bike
  • Farming uniform
  • 1 soft drink or beer
  • Local rice meal with farmer and family
What’s Not Included
  • Drinks
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses
  • Other services not clearly mentioned

From US$ 70 per person

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Hanoi Eco Tour

Product ID: 37609