Hoi An Coconut Village boasts of the most interlaced waterway system in the city. Four rivers encircle it and are connected together with smaller canals. Thanks to fertile alluvia and fresh water all year round, palm forests, gardens and rice paddies are well-fed. No surprise that people have been settled down here for over 2,000 years. Up to date, farming and fishing are still the main sources of income to villagers. Owning authentic scenes of rural lifes and unspoiled environment, lots of travelers ride bicycles to explore this green oasis. In the recent decade, organized tourist activities are more and more.
This Tour is made to provide you everything you need to know about Hoi An Coconut Village, a noise-free piece of countryside. The focuses here are ecotourism and the local community. Since 2009, the village has been a part of Unesco Cu Lao Cham-Hoi An Biosphere Reserve which fosters harmonious integration of people and nature for sustainable development. We also recommend reading traveler guide to basket boat ride (the best thing to do) in the village. It’s unique in the region, a must in any trips heading over to this side of the city.
09:00: Our guide pick up at your hotel lobby and transfer to Cam Thanh fishing village.
09:30: Tranfer to Cam Thanh village by car or boat on the way, meet local fishermen and experience the daily life
10:00 Take a bamboo basket boat on the Cam Thanh water coconut forest, have a brief introduction to the history there.
11:00 Join local fisherman on the river and enjoy hands-on experience of round net and cast net fishing.
+ Learn to paddle the unique Vietnamese bamboo basket boat and join in a basket boat race.
+ Explore the now peaceful coconut waterways of a past war.
+ Go catch the crabs, coconut mussel.
+ Make funny tools from coconut leaf.
+ Return fisherman house and welcome drink.
+ Enjoy Luch or Dinner
13:00: Return to the hotel