Hoi An is a small town but it contains many hidden gems. Travelers come to Hoi An not only to know the history of Hoi An, visiting special Old Town of Hoi An, enjoying specialties of Hoi An but they also like to explore Hoi An countryside. For example, they want to know how the local people live and how they grow vegetables as well as agricultural products for Hoi An people. To help you explore one of traditional villages where they do farming, Premium Travel Vietnam (PTV) organises Tra Que Vegetable Village Tour and Cooking Class.
- Tra Que Vegetable Village Tour and Cooking Class Program
In the morning, we commence Tra Que Vegetable Village Tour and Cooking Class by a bicycle ride to 7 hectare water coconut jungle of Cam Thanh village. On the way, we stop en route and take pictures of water buffaloes; you can ride on him and he will take you in the water. We can feel the rusticity of Vietnam’s countryside. After that, we keep riding through green paddy fields along with shrimp and fish farms, knowing rustic local life of Hoi An’s people.
On reaching at Cam Thanh water coconut forest, we will rest in a while, watching sampans or tourist boats sailing along peaceful river of Hoi An. At this time, photo opportunities are endless. From a far, you can realize how green the area is! You are really hamornized in just a serene natural coconut setting, away from the hustle of Hoi An center. Then, the guide will briefly tell you the history of the village then you get on one of the basket boats to go inside the jungle. Next, the boat man will teach you how to paddle it and tell you the war when Viet Cong soldiers were hiding here.
Next, he will make such lovely souvenirs from coconut leaves.Then you can catch little purple crabs for an enjoyable experience. Surprisingly, you will watch a guy spinning his basket boat or a fisherman casts his net into the river. If possible, you can get on his boat and give it a try. You will deepen yourself into local culture with the local people.
To keep going on the tour, we then cycle to Tra Que vegetable village. At arriving here, the host will provide you with tasty welcome drinks. Following that, we then wander off around the beautiful garden and know different kinds of herbs that the locals grow here such as mints, basil, lemon basil, bok choi, spring onion, coriender, green beans, papaya ect. By the way, you can see how fresh vegetables are as the people just use seaweed as organic fertiliser for their farms. Then coming to a small place and the farmers here will show you how to rake the soil, sowing, watering, picking vegetables that you have not seen before. Next, you will join in some farming activities by your self and learn to carry water buckets to water the garden. Also, you will learn some of their farming techniques.
After that, we come back for foot massage before we join cooking class. So, the host will teach you how to make some food decorations. Following is to make Vietnamese pancake and “Tam Huu” that are local dishes to this area.
Eventually, you will have a beautiful lunch before we cycle back to your hotel. Our Tra Que vegetables village and cooking class tour will come to an end here.
2. Why are you fond of in this Tra Que Village Tour?
Being a part in this tour, you will join some farming activities with the local farmers that enables you understand the local culture. Second, you will be way from the hustle of Hoi An old city and find out your own place to relax, harmonize yourself on the organic farm that is the-first-of-this-kind in Hoi An. Finally, cycling around Hoi An’s hidden roads and have a coracle boat ride will definitely be an unforgettable experience while you are in Hoi An city.
3. Private Tra Que Vegetable Village Tour price?
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|Tour inclusion||Tour exclusion|
|– New regular standard bikes with helmets
– Back bike seat on request
– English speaking guide
– Entrance tickets
– Cold water and wet tissue
|– 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; Shoulder covers
|In months of October, November, December, January, February; it normally rains in Hoi An, let’s bring rain coats with you. For the rest of the year, it is usually hot and humid.|
- Tour departs from Hoi An and Da Nang city only and is conducted in a nice weather.
- 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
4. How to book Tra Que Vegetable Village Tour and Cooking Class?
So, if you come to Hoi An or Da Nang and would like to find a professional tour operator with best services for Private Tra Que Vegetable Village Tour or even Tra Que Farming Tour, do not hesitate to contact us:
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