Tour price: 87 USD
We offer you a chance to discover the hidden beauty of Hoi An ‘s countryside and enjoy the slow pace of life. With this tour, you will not only have a chance to plant vegetables, cook a meal, communicate with locals but also earn a great deal to listen to a special traditional music in the central region. So, are you ready to let us guide you through windy paddy fields and immense yourself in the spacious scenery.
08.00: Tour guide and car will meet you at your hotel and start the tour driving through the beautiful rural villages and towns on our way to the ancient relics of My Son. On the way, we will stop at some places to enjoy the scene and take photos.
09.00: We arrive to the haunting sound of Cham music and stop to take in the vibrantly dressed dancers enjoying a traditional dance performance.
09.30: We begin ascending up to the Cham ruins by walking along a track bordered by jungle. As we reach the top, the ancient ruins appear. The guide will explain the history of the religious site which served as a burial site for the Cham monarchs many centuries ago.
10.30: Getting back to the car and continuing the journey to the next destination - Tra Que organic vegetable village.
12.00: Upon arrival at the village, we will take some minutes to relax and try the special cold drink of locals while listening to the guide introduction about the name, the history and the secret cultivating process to make the unique aroma of herbs.
Then, your local village hosts will provide you with a cooking demonstration and show you some of the local specialties including how to make rice paper, banh xeo (crispy pancake roll) and tam huu local spring roll. Then it’s time to roll up your sleeves and try your hand at preparing your own Hoi An 3 course specialty lunch. Sit back and enjoy your culinary creations at the family table overlooking the locals tending the land.
13.30: Before we set off on our tour of the village, it’s time to relax and enjoy a traditional foot massage in the fragrant garden.
14.00: Your village hosts will take you on a tour of the village to explore the nurseries and herb gardens abundant with bird’s eye chili, lemongrass, basil, coriander and spring onions all thriving in the rich soil. Then, the locals will instruct you the process of planting vegetable step by step before you experience hands-on digging the soil, spreading seaweed, baking the bed, sowing seed and watering vegetables.
14.45: Saying goodbye to your hosts and return to your hotel. The tour finishes.
TOUR PRICE: Valid 30 December 2016 (Except Christmas 24 Dec 15 & New year 31 Dec 2015 & Tet holiday 6 Feb to 12 Feb 2016)
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