Test your gardening skills helping out at a local vegetable farm, dive into a freshly prepared lunch featuring typical Vietnamese fare, and explore the narrow stone streets of a UNESCO-listed trading port. Explore Hội An from its pastoral present to its port past on this full-day guided excursion.
Jump in an air-conditioned vehicle just outside your hotel in Hội An or Danang and join your guide for a quick ride out to Tra Que Vegetable Village. When you arrive, grab a shovel or a pair of watering cans, don a straw hat, and head out into fields bursting with fresh produce. Try your hand at tilling up fresh earth, planting delicate seeds, and harvesting delicious vegetables while you learn what life is like for local farmers.
After you've earned your keep, sit down to a delicious farm-to-table lunch prepared by an expert chef and listen to your guide explain how Vietnam's climate is particularly well-suited for a variety of farming. Sate your appetite and then hop back in your ride for a scenic journey toward the center of waterfront in Hội An.
Spend the rest of your day strolling along centuries-old stone houses and narrow lanes that lead to bustling piers and old trading docks. Snap photos of architecture that dates back to the 15th-century.
Make time to visit the Japanese Bridge, whose covered walkway leads to a rare Buddhist temple, before you return to your hotel.