Spend a morning like a local in charming Tra Que herb village. Travel to Hoi An’s countryside and join farmers in the garden, chit-chatting about their lives while assisting in their daily tasks. Having worked up an appetite, prepare a delicious lunch of traditional Hoi An dishes with a local family.
Tra Que Vegetable Village Hoi An - Half Day
Today’s tour will begin at 08:30. Escape from Hoi An’s bustling town centre and transfer to a local farm in Tra Que herb village for an insightful morning in the countryside. Explore the vegetable garden, learning about the local produce grown there and the hearing the history of Tra Que.
Assist the farmers as they work in the garden. Depending on the time of year, this may include tilling the land, fertilising the garden with seaweed or picking ripe vegetables. Throughout the experience, learn more about their daily lives and the rich culture that exists in the Vietnamese countryside.
After this interactive activity, enjoy an herbal foot massage to revitalize tired muscles. As midday approaches join with a local family to prepare lunch. Learn the secrets behind some of Hoi An’s most famous traditional dishes. Using vegetables and herbs straight from the garden, cook tam huu, prawns and pork mixed with lots of herbs, and banh xeo, a savoury pancake served inside thin sheets of rice paper. Then sit down and enjoy this home-cooked meal, wrapping up a memorable day in the countryside. (L)
OPTIONAL: It is possible to enjoy a bicycle ride from your hotel (or starting point depending on the location of your hotel) to Tra Que Village.
Minimum 2 pax
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