Basket Boat and Buffalo Ride from Hoi An

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What To Expect

If you are looking for peaceful place for your trip, this tour is good choice for you. This tour will give you the opportunity to immerse yourself into nature and countryside. Would you like to have a great adventure for a thrilling ride on a water buffalo at a rice paddy and basket boat in the coconut forest? Your day is brightening with lots of joy and fun activities. Let’s ready to discover the beauty of Vietnamese countryside and feel fresh atmosphere!



  • Explore the countryside of Hoi An with unique experience 
  • Get riding on a buffalo 
  • Basket boat ride in the water coconut forest 
  • Learn more about the local’s life and interact to them 
  • Observe peaceful landscapes of countryside 


Brief Itinerary: 

09.00/ 14.00: Pick up at your hotel in Hoi An town center and transfer to a rice paddy farm. 

Arrive at farming village, you will start to join activities: 

Cycle to a local village and observe the local's life. If you don’t want to cycle, you will get the car to the village. 

Take a brief introduction and try a ride on the back of buffalo 

Sit on basket boat and paddle through water coconut forest 

Take a rest at a local home and enjoy snack at the local family. 

12.00/ 17.00: We take you back to your departure point in Hoi An.  



We pick you up at hotel then transfer to a rice paddy farm where you will have interesting experiences. Join this tour, you will have the opportunity to run away from busy life in big cities and find a peaceful place for a slow paced lifestyle.  

As you know, from the past until now, agriculture is one of important Vietnam economic sectors. In the countryside, rice fields and buffalos are still similar images. You will have chance to get a closer view to countryside as well as experience the real feelings at Cam Thanh village. Cam Thanh is a small peaceful village which is around 5km from Hoi An town. The village is famous for water coconut forest ecosystem. You will see the real daily life of countryside. Maybe you saw some photos on the Internet about children sitting on buffalo and consider about that feeling? You will be listened to a short introduction about buffalo and rice farm, you are ready for a ride on the back of your buffalo that we name him or her as B.M.W of Vietnam. Don’t be confused with the famous Germany brand. The real BMW stands for BUFFALO MANUAL WHEELS. Let's enjoy those funny moments! 

Then, you will take a rest at a local home with a cup of tea offered by a local host before getting another experience. Our guide will give you a brief about basket boat adventure. You will get a boat trip about 45 minutes following the river’s flow. You can be amazed by a lots of water coconut along the river. The coconut forest called Bay Mau forest which has appeared about 200 years. Sometimes, you can see how the local fishermen catch fishes on the river. This must be a good experience for your whole trip!  

We take you back to your hotel. Our guide will say goodbye to you. 


  •   Hotel pick-up and drop off in Hoi An Ancient Town areas;
  •   Professional English speaking guide;
  •   Life jacket;
  •   Basket boat lesson;
  •   Buffalo ride lesson;
  •   Mineral water;
  •   Snacks.


  •   Tips, personal expense and others not included in the package;
  •   Travel Insurance

Please Note

  • To locate your hotel, please visit or\ Filter by Neighborhood\ Hoi An Ancient Town; 
  • Hotel pick up time will be varied from 8:30 – 9:00 or 13:30 – 14:00. We will inform you the exact time as receiving your hotel address. The pickup time depends on traffic jam, weather and other customers in group tour. Therefore, the driver and tour guide take time to collect all customers. If they come late, we hope that you can sympathize for this inconvenience and patiently wait them; 
  • If you stay outside Hoi An ancient town center, our operator will inform the meeting point to you; 
  • Minimum 2 pax to run this tour; 
  • You should bring hat, sun cream and cash; 
  • Timeline of activities can be changed depending on traffic, weather or other factors; 
  • The price is not applied in holidays. 

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