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From Hoi An: Fishermen & Waterways of the Past

Product ID: 290195
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Watch local fishermen in action, learn about traditional techniques and have a go at fishing yourself. Paddle a traditional bamboo basket boat, and learn it's historical significance. Take in the views of the tranquil Cua Dai River and relax with a beer.
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Duration: 4.5 hours
Starting times 8:00 AM, 2:00 PM
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Your hotel in Hoi An City Center.

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  • Interact with local fisherman and watch their fascinating traditional fishing techniques
  • Sail on a bamboo basket boat to explore the river in a traditional way
  • Learn about the part these waterways played during the wars of the past
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Learn about the daily life of Vietnamese fishermen, their families and their community. Board your cruise boat and commence cruising on the gentle Cua Dai River. Join local fisherman on the river and enjoy a hands-on experience of round net and cast net fishing.

Learn to paddle the unique Vietnamese bamboo basket boat and join in a basket boat race. Explore the now tranquil coconut-palm flanked waterways. Hear how this river was utilised during the war and of the extreme conditions endured by soldiers of both sides. Discover how to make an origami creations from reeds of palm leaves such as grasshoppers and birds.

Back on-board the boat, relax with lunch and a beer, the perfect reward after fishing and boating.
  • Transfer and transportation as per itinerary
  • Entrance fees
  • Boat tour and fishing
  • Bamboo basket boat experience
  • Soft drink or cold beer
  • Lunch
  • English speaking tour guide (other languages available upon request)
  • Travel insurance
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities, optional
  • Personal expenses
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From US$ 72 US$ 64.80 per person

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Hoi An Express

Product ID: 290195