Get an intimate look at daily life in rural Vietnam during this excursion near Hoi An. Help out with typical village chores like rice farming and fishing, take a ‘basket boat’ ride, and learn how to make local crafts like origami using coconut leaves. A tasty lunch is also included.
Get an up-close look at life in the small villages of Vietnam's Central Coast
Try out small village skills like rice farming and fishing
Make origami crafts out of water coconut leaves
Enjoy novel experiences like a water buffalo ride and a trip in a typical 'basket boat'
Includes lunch accompanied by a beer or soft drink
Great way to see what life is like in rural Vietnam
Get picked up in the morning from your Hoi An hotel and then transfer to Cam Thanh Ecological Village situated in the countryside of Vietnam’s Central Coast. Enjoy a bike ride amidst the lush green surroundings of this rural area, and then roll up your sleeves as you help out the villagers with their rice farming. You’ll get to try skills like plowing and tilling the fields, riding a water buffalo, pounding rice, and grinding rice. Leaving the rice farm you’ll continue to a local fishing village. Board a fishing vessel with locals from Phuoc Hai and learn how to handle their “chai” cast nets. Following your fishing experience, proceed to a water coconut palm jungle, where you’ll get to take a ride in a typical “basket boat” and learn some origami skills as you fold water coconut leaves into various creations like rings, flowers, caps, grasshoppers, and bracelets. You’ll also get the opportunity to fish for crabs in the water coconut palm forest. Finish the excursion by enjoying an included lunch with an included beer or soft drink, then receive a transfer back to your Hoi An hotel.