TRA QUE VILLAGE – HERB & VEGETABLE FARMING
• Pedal past classic vistas of rice paddies being tended to by conical hat wearing locals and their water buffalo
• Learn about the cultivation of vegetables and their use in traditional Vietnamese medicine
• Roll your sleeves up and get stuck in! Help the farmers work the land; fertilize with seaweed, rake, sow and pick produce.
• Help a local family prepare authentic local dishes for lunch
It is always a good idea to get the body moving in the morning, which is why this tour will begin with an exciting bicycle ride to a local farm in Tra Que Village. When we arrive, you will be given an introduction to the history of the village. This short lesson provides a lot of interesting information about the cultivation of vegetables and discovering their uses in traditional Vietnamese medicine. You will take a trip around the vegetable garden and join the farmers in preparing and fertilizing the land with seaweed from the local lake. Other activities will include: raking, sowing, picking greens and much more. After our time with the farmers, we will spend the rest of the last working the land until it’s time to prepare some special foods with a local family. You will enjoy the “Tam Huu” (spring rolls) and “Banh Xeo”, the (local pancakes from the central region of Viet Nam). This tour gives you an authentic glimpse into the traditional lives of the people in this village. When the tour is finished we will return to Hoi An.
-Transfer and transportation as per itinerary
-Bottled drinking water
-English speaking tour guide (other languages available upon request)
-Tips and gratuities
-Personal expenses such as: shopping, telephone, beverage, etc.