Da Nang – Hoi An Countryside – The ancient town – Da Nang ETG (B / L / -)
(Da Nang – Hoi An: 35km – 45’)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Car transfer to the heart of Hoi An, Tra Que Village. Visit the vegetable village and see the daily activities of the local farmers there. Welcome drink for rest and walk through the vegetable gardens where local farmers work on. Their fields, using the traditional methods of hundreds of years ago, no electrical machinery here. Then try an amazing activities: riding buffalo through small water pond. He’s so called “good boy” for Vietnamese farmer.
Then Continue to Cam Thanh Water coconut village, have a brief introduce to the history there. Take on the basket boat along the water coconut river. Fishermen will teach you how to catch the crabs (02 paxs/ boat), enjoy casting net show and learn how to cast net by local fishermen. Can not miss dances with the basket boats as well. Back to the restaurant in Cam Thanh, work together with the chef. Learn the traditional ways of preparing and cooking Vietnamese food. After the lesson, enjoy the lunch with what you have cooked.
Then, process to The Thanh Ha Pottery Village in Hoi An, see how local people used clay mixing techniques, burning and baking time and heat modulations to bring out different colors like pink, pinkish-yellow, red, light brown and ink-black in the wares.
Last but not least is Hoi An ancient town, a major Asian trading port in the 17th and 18th centuries, whose architecture and relaxed lifestyle has changed little over the years. You will take a walking tour of the ancient town center to visit the former merchants' homes, the 400 year-old Japanese Covered Bridge and the Fukien Assembly Hall, Phuoc Kien temple and the colorful market. Overnight in Hoi An.