Cycling to Tra Que herb village
8:30 - 9:00 from your hotel, ride on bicycle to Tra Que Vegetable Village. You will ride on narrow roads to visit a place of display farming and fishing tools of the local farmers and fishermen. In this place you will participate in activities of the local residents’ daily life in the old time such as bailing out water with long handles buckets, pounding rice, lifting fishing nets, etc. Especially, you will be savoured boiled sweet potato dipping them into ground salty roasted peanut, drinking lotus tea gathered from Tra Que lotus lagoon and you will listen to folk songs about Quang Nam native country, Hoi An Old Town as well as Tra Que Vegetable Village.
After that you will keep going the tour to a house of a local resident to hear about history of the village foundation and the development of this village. Next, local farmers will take you to see vegetable gardens and instruct you the techniques of planting and cultivating many kinds of vegetables planted in the gardens. You will personally cut, tie in bundles, reap the vegetables to bring home for processing food.
Back to Tra Que’s family house, you will be enjoy with "food massage" before working together with our family chef to learn the traditional ways of preparing and cooking Vietnamese food. Then, we sit down and a chance to savour the dishes we have prepared.
Ride your bike back to your hotel in Hoi An afternoon.
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