THE RICE PADDY EXPERIENCE
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In Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh, thanh pho, Vietnam
A day in the countryside on a field
Biking down to countryside for a sensational refresh air
Chance of local interaction
And so much more for you to discover!
- Ho Chi Minh City
- State / Region
- Ho Chi Minh, thanh pho
- Zip / Postcode
- Vietnam 10.8084592 106.6663252
Tour code: CHA0052 – Half Day
Rice is a staple diet in many Asian countries, especially in Vietnam. Perhaps, you have seen rice growing in most Asian rice paddy fields. However, you may not know the process of rice cultivation in Vietnam. It has raised some interest in tourists. This tour will give you the opportunity to take part in the rice paddy with the local farmers. Through this tour, you will learn how to cultivate rice in the field and experience the hardships of the Vietnamese farmers.
Meet guests at hotel by bicycle (minivan used as an option if unable to ride a bike). Bike to the countryside crossing though rice paddies and enjoy the fresh air. Meet the local farmers, discuss about the daily life of local farming, and enjoy a cup of tea with the farmers in the middle of the rice paddy field. Wear farming clothes before getting into the muddy rice field. Tour guide will provide introduction and explanation about the process of the rice and how to grow it in wet field. Take part in farming works to learn how to grow rice with water buffalo plough and use agricultural water system. Transplant baby wet rice at the rice paddy field. Enjoy riding the water buffalo in a small pond at a rice farm. Have a local meal with the local farmer in their home. Bike back to the hotel.
Depart: 8:30 / 15:00
Pick up and drop off at hotel
English/ French speaking tour guide
Farming uniforms: Clothes, conical hat, boot, and gloves
One unit of soft drink
A local rice meal with a local farmer family
FOC for children 0-5 years old
50% off for children 6-10 years old
Tips and gratuities
Personal expenses such as: shopping, telephone, beverage, etc.
Before 15:00 on the previous day of the departure day: charge 50% of tour cost.
After 15:00 on the previous day of the departure day/no-show: charge 100% of tour cost.
If cancelled up to 1 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged. If cancelled later or in case of no-show, the entire activity price may be charged.