hoi an farming and fishing tour

Fishing on Hoi An river

Hoi An Farming and Fishing Tour Introduction:

It gives you a full understanding of fishing and farming cultural activities Hoi An people. Through some farming and fishing activities of the local people, you will get an insight into Vietnamese culture. In order to help tourists know all about that, Premium Travel Vietnam (PTV) organise Hoi An Farming and Fishing Tour.

Hoi An Farming and Fishing Tour Highlights:

-Cycling through the village lane to know the daily life of people

-Visit a rice farm

-Buffalo riding, field raking and ploughing

-Planting rice seedlings

-Thresh rice seeds

-Casting the fishing net into river

-Basket boat ride

hoi an farming and fishing tour

Fishing on Hoi An river

Duration: 6 hrs

Highlights: cycle – countryside – rice field – buffalo ride – farming activities – fishing activities – basket boat ride

Route: Hoi An countryside

Place of pick up: your hotel

Place of drop off: same place

Hoi An Farming and Fishing Tour Itinerary:

Thus, this half-day cultural tour will immerse you in the culture, history, and commerce of Hoi An on a fantastic tour designed for all ages, families and children. Hence, the scenery in Hoi An is sublimely rural and you will enjoy first hands experience with Vietnamese culture.

So, our Hoi An Farming and Fishing Tour will begin with pick – up at your hotel and then we cycle along the small and narrow lanes of  Hoi An ancient town. We will then passing by the local market where you will see from the meal’s ingredients – alive fish, pork, chicken, vegetable, flowers to clothes ect.


Biking around tranquil Hoi An

Next, we pedal past rice fields and vegetable farms along small canals and waterways towards Hoi An’s most beautiful village. After that, we will stop at a farmer’s house in village and be warmly welcome by the host with the traditional herb drink.

Like the other farmers in the village, this house owner has a small field where his family do farming twice a year for food supply. Today, he will share and tell you all about the rice production with the use of very basic tools of his family.

First, you will go to the rice field and have fun with buffalo ride. He will take you along the side of the field and you will have a fantastic fun ride with him. Next, you will go into the field, learning how to use a wooden cart to plough and rake the field. You will make sure the soil is fine and smooth. From now, you will see how interesting the old -fashion farming way is. However, you can have a big smile on when the first time you do rice farming in your life.

hoi an farming and fishing tour

Wet Rice Farming in Hoi An

Our second step is to learn how to wade into the rice paddies, roll up your sleeves, and join the host in tilling the soil and planting the rice seedlings into the field. Therefore, you will put rice plants right into the mud, keep them in the straight line.

Upon finishing, we then cycle back to his house then you will try to thresh the rice seeds from the plant; mill to have the best quality rice. You can use all very basic tools which were created hundreds of years ago by our ancestors; using most of the natural sources such as bamboo, wood and stone.

As soon as we finish, we will cycle to the beach area and then jump into a fishing boat, heading out to the river where fishing activities happen.

So, you will first take beautiful pictures of local fishing village along the way. Reaching the place, you will get on a little boat to come to a bamboo hut to sit on and learn how to drop the fishing the net down into the river. Next, using your feet and hands to lift the fishing net up. Once you tie up the net, then use a basket boat to open the bottom of the net to get your harvesting.

The next activity is to go further up and we will meet fishermen on the way. Later, you will jump into his boat and he will teach you how to cast the fishing net into the river. Make sure balance yourself on the boat and hopefully you are a lucky fisherman today.

hoi an farming and fishing tour

Casting fishing net into river

Continue our Farming and Fishing Tour in Hoi An, we will head upstream Thu Bon river and enjoy basket boat ride. We will take you into the water coconut jungle and you will learn about the history of the area. The 7 hectare Bay Mau Water Coconut jungle was the revolutionary base for Viet Cong in the war. By the way, someone will instruct you how to paddle this kind of fun boat in Vietnam. And he may spin you around to have an exciting experience.

hoi an farming and fishing tour

Fun Basket Boat ride

Later, taking more photographs before we are heading to a local restaurant for you to sample some of Hoi An’s specialties for lunch.

Have a rest before our car will come and take you back to the hotel. Then our Hoi An Farming and Fishing Tour will come to and end here. We wish you had the best memories with Premium Travel Vietnam (PTV).

Why are you interested in Hoian Farming Fishing Tour?

Joining with PTV in this tour, we will give you a deep insight into the local culture and local life by giving you a real chance to grow rice and go fishing as the local people do. It is a great chance to know all about Vietnam’s wet rice farming and fishing culture. Moreover, you will intergrate into the local lifestyle and understanding more the farming culture that has been in this country for centuries.

Hoian Farming and Fishing Tour Price?


Farming with the locals

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Tour inclusion Tour exclusion
– Standard bicycles with helmets

– Experienced driver

– English speaking guide

– Entrance ticket

– Cold water and wet tissue

– Lunch


– Travel insurance

– Other expenses

– Soft drinks and beverages

– Tips and gratuities

Things to bring Travel tip

-Fully charged camera; Sun cream; Climbing shoes; Caps/hats; Sun glasses; Insect spray


In months of October, November, December, January, February; it normally rains in Hoi An, we DO NOT organise the tour in bad weather. For the rest of the year, it is usually hot and humid.



  • Tour takes place in Hoi An city only (if guests stay in Da Nang, we can provide private transfer with reasonable charges) and is conducted in good weather condition. We will not organize the tour in case of bad weather.

Children policy

  • FOC for children under 5 years old
  • 50% charge for children from 6 to 12 years old
  • Full charge as adults for children over 12 years old

How to book Hoi An Wet Rice Farming and Fishing Tour?


Fishing with local fisherman

So, if you come to Hoi An or Da Nang and would like to find a professional tour operator with best services, do not hesitate to contact us:

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