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ATA-HA-JT03 6 hours

Group tour by Jack Tran

6 hours including biking about 8km to Tra Que herb garden veggie, learn about organic garden, learn about rice culture, seeing countryside life, riding buffalo, tea break on board, fishing with local fishermen, adventure basket boat at waterways coconut canals, learn about local war history and have lunch or dinner on board

This tour provides you with a close-up and intimate exposure to both the local farming and fishing communities. Accompanied by your tour guide, you commence the day leisurely cycling along country roads witnessing local Vietnamese rural life first hand, discovering all manner of photo opportunities – coming and visiting a beautiful organic vegetable village, watering and planting vegetable, hoeing a soil with local farmer, riding a water buffalo in a rice paddy field; seeing ducks swimming along the rice farm or farmers tending their crops. The photo opportunities are endless. As well you will experience the friendliness of the local people greeting you along the way. Later you will board our Jack Tran’s boat for a river cruise to meet and engage with local fishermen and enjoy a hands-on experience of traditional net fishing. You will also experience paddling the unique Vietnamese bamboo basket boat while the waterways of coconut palm paradise. This tour provides you with a cultural window into the ways of life of both our farming and fishing communities.

Tour summary

  • Location: Hoi An
  • Departure Time: 8:00AM
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Tour Runs: Minimum 2 persons


  • Tour guide meets you at your hotel
  • Cycle to a local farming village traveling along picturesque country roads
  • Share in the daily work life of local farmers – hoeing and a soil, watering veggie at an organic herb garden, riding water buffalo in the field and enjoy the freshest airof the countryside beauty.
  • Board Jack Tran’s boat and cruise to the mouth of the river where it meets the Cua Dai Sea
  • Learn and try your hand at local traditional fishing techniques using round and cast nets
  • Learn to paddle the strange and unique Vietnamese bamboo basket boats
  • Enjoy basket boat dancing on the round boat –THUNG CHAI shown by Jack Tran’s crews
  • Explore the now tranquil coconut-palm flanked waterways of a past war and hear of the extreme conditions endured by soldiers on both sides.
  • Learn how to make an origami creations from reeds of palm leaves such as grasshopper , birds, ring, sunglass ,bracelets….etc
    • Visit a local water coconut palm village, take a walk around the village and have some tea and snack with local talks
    • Back on-board our Jack Tran’s boat, enjoy lunch and cold beer or soft drink.
    • Return to hotel by coach.

Tour details


Valid from 1st January 2019 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


  • Jack Tran’s mini-van pick up and drop off in Hoi An only
  • Jack Tran’s English Speaking Tour guide
  • Tour guide
  • Hotel pick-up and return ( Only Hoi An old town and the beach areas)
  • Bicycle tour & Jack Tran’s boat cruise plus Vietnamese bamboo basket boats
  • 1 cold water
  • Lunch on board
  • Many, many photo opportunities


  • 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.
  • If guests prefer a take Jack Tran’s scooter service, the surcharge will be 150,000 VND/1 per head on 1 scooter


  • 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 and over will be fully charged as adult’s rate

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