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Hoi An Fishing Village Basket Boat

  • Gain unique insight into Vietnamese history, culture, and traditions

  • Choose a morning or afternoon tour to suit your schedule

  • Avoid hidden costs with lunch or dinner included in the price

Hoi An Fishing Village Basket Boat
From US$50.00
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1:30pm afternoon tour
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8:30am morning tour
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Appreciating Vietnam’s cultural heritage can be difficult on a self-led excursion. Visit a local fishing village and sail along the Cua Dai River by basket boat on a tour that offers unique insight into the region’s history and traditions. Along the way, learn about the lives and war experiences of locals, practice traditional fishing methods, and create palm leaf origami, relaxing with included round-trip transfer from your Hoi An accommodation.

What to Expect
  • Pick up at hotel by Jack Tran’s van
  • Transfer to a local fishing village
  • Learn about daily life of Vietnamese fishermen, their families and their community
  • Board Jack Tran’s  boat cruise and commence cruising on the Cua Dai River
  • 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 boats and join in a basket boat race.               
  • Enjoy basket boat dancing on the round boat (THUNG CHAI) 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 of both sides
  • Learn how to make an origami creations from reeds of palm leaves such as grasshopper , birds, ring, sunglass ,bracelets….etc
  • Back on-board our Jack Tran’s boat, enjoy lunch and cold beer or soft drink
  • Return to hotel by coach.
Reviews (35)
1 - 5 of 35 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Fun filled morning tour

Just got back from a great morning trip. Looked after excellently by Viet from the moment he collected us. Informative trip and great fun the rest of the crew also helped make the trip enjoyable - displaying great skills in the boats and then cooking...More

Thank GJS123456
Reviewed 5 weeks ago
You MUST put this on your To-Do List for your visit to Hoi An

This was the second time I have done this tour; once in 2017 and more recently in 2018. Again I would highly, highly recommend this tour for any visitor to Hoi An. The day began seamlessly with a hotel pickup and drive out to the...More

Thank AustraliaMegan
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile
Great day tour with Lilly

This tour was one of the best I've ever been on. Our guide Lilly really made the day educational and so much fun. I fully recommend this tour.

Thank Neil W
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile
Great Experience

Vivacious Lily was our guide today on this tour. Lily enthusiastically shared information about the lives of people in her village & happily answered our questions. The boat crew & fishermen (and women) we met welcomed us & laughed with us as we tried to...More

Thank Bronwyn W
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Don’t look any further. The staff was amazing, they employ local people. Water buffalo and bamboo boat ride was super fun, even though we were afraid at first, so happy we participated in all events. A great half day tour for young and old alike....More

Thank ChrisB5555
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