From Hoi An: Interactive Rice Farming Tour

4.9 / 5

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From Hoi An: Interactive Rice Farming Tour

From US$ 63 per person

Prepare to get dirty as you enjoy a unique learning experience on a rice farming tour, discovering the process of wet rice cultivation and how it reaches its finishing product.

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Duration 5 hours
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  • Bike to the rice paddy fields and enjoy the beautiful countryside along the way
  • Meet local farmers and learn about the cultivation and plantation of wet rice
  • Get dirty plowing, raking, transplanting, soil hoeing, harvesting and threshing rice
  • Make traditional pancakes from rice and savor a lunch or dinner with the local farmers
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Following pick-up, cycle through the countryside to the rice paddy fields, enjoying the nature and fresh air along the way. Arriving at the rice fields, meet the local farmer and talk to him about the daily life of local farming while sipping a cup of tea. Change into the traditional farming clothes with boots and a conical hat before getting into the muddy rice field. Listen to your guide as he explains the process of the wet rice and how to grow it with the water buffalo plow and agricultural water system. Take part in the daily tasks of a rice farmer, including plowing raking, sowing, planting, grinding, separating the rice and making rice flour. At the end of your tour, take the opportunity to cook some food, eat crispy pancakes and enjoy a local meal served with a cool drink. Afterwards, head back to your hotel in Hoi An.
  • Round-trip transfers from Hoi An by bicycle or minivan
  • English-speaking guide
  • Farming uniform including clothes, conical hat, boots and gloves
  • 1 cold water bottle
  • Traditional snacks
  • Local rice meal
  • Tips

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  • Transfer by van is available if a bicycle ride is not possible
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4.9 /5

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This tour was out standing. Absolutely loved it and the kynd souls involved in making the day happen were fantastic! Highly recommend this tour. My tour guide Mary was beautiful and one of a kynd soul. The food was delicious and the entire experience was wonderful. A must do for sure.

January 26, 2020

great experience! You get everything explained in detail and go through every step in practice. The family where the tour takes place is totally trying and nice. There were only two of us with our guide, that was great - he knew English very well and was always joking, we had a lot of fun! We can only recommend this experience to everyone. Tip from us rather wear a short shorts because you are up to your knees in the water / mud.

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September 30, 2019

Our guide Vied was the best. Always friendly and helpful. We're had a great time and unforgettable experience... Top quality

March 24, 2019

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