Through this tour, we instruct you how to cultivate rice in the fields and also help you experience the hardships of Vietnamese farmers. We are sure this tour will make your trip an extremely memorable experience.
Biking through typical villages, riding a water buffalo for photos and getting a hands-on whole process to plant wet rice would be an unforgettable experience for you.
08:00 – 12:30/ 13:00 – 17:30
Price for private tour
– Only 55 USD/per person for a group of 02 – 04 people.
– For a group of more than 4 people, contact us for the best price.
08:00 Our tour guide will pick you up at your hotel and ready to bike to Cam Thanh Villages. On the way you will go through picturesque countryside roads with the rice field, nipa palm forest, shrimp or fish farm...you will have an opportunity to witness local Vietnamese rural life, you can get up close and personal with the daily life of them (45 minutes or 1 hour).
Reach a local house, be welcome with tea and wet tissues. Following, be explained about the whole process of wet rice cultivation and answer any question related to farming life that you may have.
Then wearing farming clothes and hat before getting into the muddy rice field near the house to work as a real farmer with friendly water buffalo, you also have a chance to enjoy a buffalo riding on the field for the photo.
The next step, the local farmer will demonstrate the whole process of wet rice growing with buffalo as following steps:
-water the field by traditional way to make the soil to be soft
-plowing soil to make it be soft and porous
-Raking the soil to make it be flat, smooth
-Then, we transplanting rice by hand, and show you harvesting techniques as well.
Now, it is time for you to have a go with farmer’ help, these activities will help you have a real touch to our rice farming daily life.
Go back to the local house, taking a rest and enjoying a glass of passion juice. Then learn how to make white rice (Rice product ready to use in Viet Nam) by the traditional way with some old hand machine. You will join a short rice pancake cooking class with my wife - Last mission is to enjoy lunch with some specialties of our village: Tam Huu (three friends ), Deep Fried Spring Rolls (vegetarian style), Local rice pancake served with fresh organic vegetable and fish sauce, Steamed rice, Fish (or chicken' meat ), shrimp, pork, Season fruits.
The tour will be finished around 12- 13:00 pm. Biking back to your hotel.