The Rice Paddy Experience from Hoi An

Rice is an important staple in Vietnam and you’re bound to have eaten it. But do you have any idea how much work is carried out to transform it from a plant to the food on your plate? You’ll be an expert on this topic by the end of the day!

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  • What's included :
    • A local rice meal with a local farmer family
    • Bicycle or van
    • English speaking tour guide (other languages available upon request)
    • Farming uniforms: Clothes, conical hat, boot and gloves
    • One unit of soft drink
    • Transfer and transportation as per itinerary
    What's excluded :
    • Personal expenses such as: shopping, telephone, beverage, etc.
    • Tips and gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Hoi An Express, 30 Tran Hung Dao Street 30 Tran Hung Dao Street, Hoi An 560000 Vietnam

    Pick you up at your hotel by bicycle (In case of not being able to bike, van can be used to go as an option). Biking to the countryside throughout the rice paddy, enjoy the fresh air with the nature. In Hoi An, there are 2 seasons of growing rice yearly, in the season, farmers are often busy and get up early in the morning. They work hard from the early morning till the late afternoon.

    Meeting the local farmer, talking with them about their local farming daily life, having a cup of tea with them at the middle of the rice paddy field farm. Wearing farming clothes before getting into muddy rice field like: Vietnamese authentic and traditional farmer clothes, conical hat, boost… Learning how to grow the wet rice with water buffalo plough, use agricultural water system. Farming on the rice paddy is a cooperative job, so through this job, we can understand the personalities of Vietnamese farmers such as: cooperation, support, help, freedom, generosity …

    Enjoy riding water buffalo at a small pond at the rice farm. Having a local meal with the local farmer at their house and chatting with them about their daily life.

    Duration: 4 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Hoi An City Hotels
    • Infant seats unavailable
    • Infants must not sit on laps
    • No public transportation nearby
    • Not stroller accessible
    • Not suitable for pets
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Please advise in special requirements if you would prefer transport via bicycle or minivan
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • 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 Hoi An Express Travel

Activity ID: V-6528P103

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