Hội An, Vietnam
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clock-o1 day (Approx.)
TransportHotel pickup offered
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commentOffered in: English


Get an in-depth look at life of a Vietnamese fisherman during this 5-hour fishing trip and boat ride. Cruise the wateryways of the Cua Dai River near Hoi An, learning typical fishing techniques like net fishing, casting, and paddling of a traditional ‘basket boat.’ You’ll also participate in a basket boat race and gain insight into the fishermen’s experience during the country’s war years.
  • Experience daily life in the local fishing villages near Hoi An
  • Learn local fishing techniques like net casting and paddling a traditional 'basket boat'
  • Hear stories about the fishermen's experience during Vietnam's years of conflict
  • Cruise the scenic waterways and enjoy the tranquil atmosphere and coconut tree-lined riverbanks
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Great way to escape the city to see rural life in Vietnam
Choose between morning and afternoon departure times when booking your trip. Then receive a pickup by an air-conditioned minivan from your Hoi An area hotel and transfer to a local fishing village located along the Cua Dai River.

Get unique insight into the daily rhythms of life for the villagers as you cruise the local waterways with your guide. You’ll learn more about typical fishing practices including round net and cast net fishing, and get to try your hand paddling a traditional “basket boat.” During your ride you’ll also observe “Thung Chai” basket boat dancing and even join in for a competitive race in one of these unique watercraft.

Continue your trip by floating along the river, admiring the riverbank scenery of coconut palms as you listen to stories told by the villagers about their experiences during the war years. A refreshing soft drink or beer will be served to help cool you down.

At the end of your experience, transfer back to your minivan for the ride back to Hoi An, where you’ll be dropped off at your hotel.
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Product code: 15758P19

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