From Farmer To Lantern Maker

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  • Location:Local Farming Tra Que organic village, lantern making village
  • Departure Time: 08:00a.m
  • Duration:7hours
  • Tour runs: Minimum 2 pax, Maximum on request

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08.00: Tour guide meets you at your hotel, brief the tour itinerary before heading to the Tra Que herb garden through the beautiful rice paddy fields. Along the way, we can stop at some places to take a deep breath of fresh air, watch ducks swimming and enjoy the smell of mature rice in the winds.

8.45: Upon arrival, we will take some minutes to relax and enjoy the healthy drink of basil seed – a passionate drink of locals. Then, you will be escorted around the garden to see many different types of herbs and listen to the guide explaining about their role as well as their flavor in cooking and medicinal purposes.

9.30: Time to be a farmer. Under the instruction and assistance of local farmers, you will practice preparing and fertilizing land, raking the ground, sowing, watering, picking vegetables and many other gardening activities. During that time, the local hosts will explain about the special technique and method to create the special aroma of the herbs.

10.30: Having a short break and enjoying a foot bath before participating cooking class. We will prepare a lunch of many delicious dishes including Tam Huu (Three friends) spring roll and Banh xeo (crispy roll pancake) with the help of the chef.

12.00: When every dish is ready to eat, we will enjoy lunch with our prepared foods in such an airy lovely space.  During the meal, you can learn a lot about Vietnamese table manners and cuisine features.

13.00: Leaving the lovely family, we will return back to the ancient town and come to a house making lantern. At this house, you will stroll around first to watch many steps of making a complete lantern from preparing bamboo patterns, designing covering materials to decorating the lanterns. Then you will be instructed to make for your own a lantern. You can keep it as a souvenir.

14.30: We cycle back to your hotel and end the tour.

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+ Bicycle

+ English local tour guide (Other languages are available upon request)

+ Services at Tra Que

+ Materials for making the lantern

+ Mineral water


+ Travel Insurance

+ Personal tip


+ Tour rate changed without prior notice.

+ In case of bad weather, tour will be cancelled.

+ Booking tours required at least 24 hours

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