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HOI AN - COUNTRYSIDE & COOKING (PRIVATE TOUR)

This daylong excursion combines a bicycle tour through coconut palm fringed villages and a coracle tour of the waterways. This is a unique opportunity to learn about the cultivation of organic produce alongside one of the local farmers. A great way to experien... View more
Travel Style: Bicycle Tours
Destinations: Hoi An, Tra Que Vegetable Village, Cam Thanh Village,
Duration: 1 Day
1.357.000,00 ₫

Discover Vietnam’s stunningly unspoiled countryside & culture in style…

This daylong Hoi An excursion combines a bike tour through coconut palm fringed villages and a coracle tour of the waterways. This is a unique opportunity to learn about the cultivation of organic produce alongside one of the local farmers. A great way to experience rural Vietnam, and with your new cooking skills, you can take a small part of Vietnam home with you.

Itinerary Details

09.00 Your guide will meet you at your hotel in Hoi An. From here your gentle bike tour takes you on the short but beautiful ride through lush farmland, rice fields and small villages to the village of Cam Thanh. We stop along the way to visit local villagers and see how they use their surrounding resources to craft a living using age-old methods.

10.00 Take a trip along the winding river by coracle (basket) boat. A local family and guide will take you on a journey through the untouched waterways, fringed by river coconut palms. Take the opportunity to see a local fisherman dredge the riverbed in search of river snails.

11.00 Arrive at Tra Que Village. Enjoy the village tour to nurseries and herb gardens abundant with bird’s eye chili, lemongrass, basil, coriander and spring onions, all thriving in the rich soil.

11.30 Jump right in and see how the plots are planted, tended and watered with the guidance of local family farmers.

12.00 Relax and enjoy a traditional herbal foot massage in the garden.

12.45 Join in with a cookery class hosted by a local family. Each cooking lesson starts with a short introduction, explanations and demonstration of starters, accompaniments, main course and dessert. Then you roll up your sleeves and try your hand at preparing your own Hoi An 3 course specialty lunch. Sit back and enjoy your culinary creations at the family table overlooking the locals tending their land.

15.30 Board your bicycles for a gentle ride back to Hoi An and your hotel taking in the rice paddies and farmers leading their water buffalo home along the country roads.

16.00 Arrive back at your hotel where the tour ends.

Price per person in USD 

1 Pax 2 Pax 3 Pax 4 Pax
$93 $73 $61 $59

 

What’s included?

  • Pick up & drop off at your hotel
  • Bicycle (Asama)
  • Coracle boat ride
  • Foot massage
  • Lunch
  • Entrance fee
  • Mineral water and wet tissues
  • English speaking guide
  • Taxes and service charge

What’s excluded?

  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • All services and items not mentioned specifically in the list above

What do I need to bring?

  • Booking Invoice from us
  • Cash for personal expense

What do I need to know?

The period in between November and April the weather is still changeable from sunny, to chilly and rainy. It is advisable in this period to bring some rain protection and some warmer clothing. During the period of April to November it will good to pack a wide brimmed hat, sunscreen (at least SPF15), a reliable insect repellent, a camera and lots of batteries.

Get Up and Go Vietnam is doing all possible to make your journey and travel experience an unforgettable one. Weather conditions, we unfortunately cannot control. Our apologies for that!

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