Countryside and Cooking from Hoi An

This day-long excursion combines a bicycle tour of 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.


per adult from




1 day


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Lunch
    What's excluded :
    • Exclusive of: Tip & personal expenses, travel insurance, VAT tax.
  • 09.00     Your guide will meet  you at your hotel. From here your gentle  cycle tour takes you on the  short  but  beautiful  ride through lush farm land, 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 river bed 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 chilli, 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 bufallo home along the country roads.

    16.00      Arrive back at your hotel.
  • Departure Point :
    Hoi An town
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    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 5 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • All is quoted by USD
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    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Asia Travel Image Company

Activity ID: V-55929P134

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