Fishing and Rice paddy field in Hoi An

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7 Hours
Hotel pick-up

What To Expect

The local geographical setting of wetlands and floodplains bordered by rivers and sea explains why fish and rice - which both grow in water, are essential components of the local cuisine. To experience local fishing and rice production techniques first-hand, we invite you to join in our tour.


  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off to the Phuoc Hai Fishing Village by Hoi An Eco-Tour van.
  • Welcome and brief introduction to tour.
  • Guided bicycle tour of?Phuoc Hai Fishing Village?inspecting the daily life of local fisherman and their families.
  • Travel by ferry to the nearby fish market of Duy Hai Village to inspect the local fishing fleet returning with their catch of fish, crabs, squid, and shrimp.
  • Purchase fresh seafood for lunch.
  • Visit a local fish sauce (Nuoc Mam) producer.
  • Enjoy morning refreshment at a local caf?.
  • Return to Phuoc Hai Fishing Village by Hoi An Eco-Tour boat to meet and join-in fishing with the local fishermen using traditional fishing nets.
  • Have fun paddling the peculiar Vietnamese round bamboo basket boat.
  • Learn the Thung Chai whistle while exploring the fresh water coconut forest.
  • Travel to the Cam Thanh rice farmlands.
  • Learn how rice is farmed still using the water buffalo for plough together with the traditional manual processes of raking, transplanting, sowing, grinding and pounding.
  • Enjoy lunch with a local rice-farming family.
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  • Local Phuoc Hai Fishing Village
  • Local Fishing markets
  • Cam Thanh Ecological rice paddy field
  • Bicycle and boat


  • Duration: 7 hours (approx.) From 6.00 am
  • Departure: Your hotel in Hoi AN
  • Returning point: The departure point


  • Mini-van pick up and drop off
  • English Speaking Tour guide
  • Local Hoi An hotel pick-up and return
  • English/French speaking tour guide
  • Bicycles
  • Helmets
  • Fishing village visit
  • Local ferry passage
  • Fish sauce producer visit
  • boat-cruise (with life jackets)
  • Fishing with local fishermen
  • Coconut palm waterways visit
  • Basket boat lesson
  • Cold drinks
  • Hands-on wet-rice farming experience (farming outfits supplied)
  • Water buffalo ride (optional)
  • Lunch with local rice-farming family
  • Many, many photo opportunities.


  • Tips
  • Personal expenses

Please Note


  • Sun-protection creams & lotions
  • Fully charged cameras
  • Caps/hat
  • Footwear - flip-flops, thongs, sandals...
  • Sunglasses



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