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Group tour by Jack Tran

If you want to experience an unique adventure in Hoi An join a Rice Farming Tour with Jack Tran. Learn hands on about the whole process of how rice reaches its finished product.  Start the day by riding a water buffalo and then take part in plough, raking, sowing, planting, grinding and separating the rice and making rice flour. At the end of the tour you will have the opportunity to cook and eat beautiful crispy pancakes which will be served with a cool drink. This whole experience is held on a family farm and will be something you will never forget with JACK TRAN TOURS.

Just be prepared to get dirty!”

Tour summary

  • Location: Hoi An
  • Departure Time: 8:30 A.M or 2:00 P.M
  • Duration: 4.5 hours
  • Tour Runs: Minimum 2 persons


  • Picking up and dropping off guest at hotel by bicycle (In case of not being able to bike, van can be used to go as an option.
  • Starting biking to the countryside throughout the rice paddle, enjoy the fresh air with the nature
  • Meeting the local farmer, talking with them about their local farming daily life, having a cup of tea with them at the middle of the rice paddle field farm.
  • Wearing farming clothes before getting into muddy rice field like: Vietnamese authentic and traditional farmer clothes, conical hat, boost …etc …
  • Listening to the tour guide introduced and explained about the process of the wet rice how to grow it.
  • Starting the farming works to learn how to grow wet rice with water buffalo plough, use agricultural water system.
  • Transplanting rice at the rice field.
  • Enjoy riding with water buffalo at a small pond at the rice farm
  • Having a local meal with the local farmer at their house
  • Biking back hotel
  • Ending the trip

Tour details


Valid  from 1st January till 31st December 2019


  • We have special rate for group of 7 travelers up. Please contact us for the best rate
  • Rates vary frequently. Please contact us to get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs.
  • Rates are not applied for Tet holiday period and other public holiday
  • Private tour on request


  • Jack Tran’s mini-van pick up and drop off
  • Pick up and drop off at hotel
  • Bicycle/van
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Farming uniforms: Clothes, conical hat, boost, gloves
  • 1 cold water
  • Traditional snacks
  • A local rice meal with a local farmer family at the rice field


  • Visa and visa arrangement fee
  • International airfare and airport taxes
  • Accommodation
  • Transfers & meals not indicated on itinerary
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses (tips, gratuities, etc.)
  • Beverage


  • Jack Tran Tours’ pick up and drop off only in Hoi An. If guests stay at hotel like FOUR SEASONS- THE NAM HAI RESORT, LE BELHAMY RESORT will be charged with 600,000 VND for the round trip transfer. If guests stay in Da Nang, please arrange your own transfer to Jack Tran Tours’ meeting point at NAM LONG RESTAURANT- 103 CUA DAI STREET or at front of Victoria Hoi An Beach Resort.


  • From 1 to 3 years old, it is FOC
  • From 4 to 11 years old , it is 50% charge compared to adult’s rate
  • From 12 years old and over will be fully charged as adult’s rate

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