Country life experience in Vietnam with funny activities
They are also part of numerous eco tours nowadays that get a lot of tourists’ interests and passions.
1. Buffalo riding in Sapa Vietnam (Lao Cai Province)
Sapa Vietnam is a famous travel destination, as well as a town located in Lao Cai Province, the North of Vietnam. It’s about 333 km away from Hanoi the capital.
During your stay in Sapa, buffalo riding is such experience too hard to bypass. Tourists or travelers can bargain with local people to rent their buffaloes for a ride. Also, you can ask for help with your first-time tryout.
In 2011, CEO Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook had a travel to Sapa and took his chance for a buffalo riding.
CEO Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook did have his chance to rife a buffalo when traveling to Sapa (Lao Cai Province) - Photo: Internet
Besides Sapa, Hoi An Vietnamis also where you can have fun for a ride on a buffalo’s back. For more information, you can visit website http://jacktranecotourshoian.com/ and sign up for a country tour with Hoi An Eco Tour Company.
Tourists fascinatingly enjoy their buffalo rides in Hoi An Vietnam (Quang Nam Province) - Photo: Hoi An Eco Tour
2. Learning how to cast a fishing net
Learning how to cast a fishing net absolutely is one of the most interesting things to lots of tourists - Photo: Hoi An Eco Tour
If never in your life have you had casted a fishing net while standing on a boat, then a tour with Hoi An Eco Tour Company (registry at http://jacktranecotourshoian.com) would bring you this fascinating experience.
Hoi An Vietnamis a travel destination in Quang Nam Province, the South Central Coast of Vietnam.
Other than learning how to catching fish with a fishing net, travelers can try other country life activities, such as bailing out water into rice fields with long-handles buckets which is very familiar to any Vietnamese farmers.
3. Boat rowing in narrow canals along Mekong Delta’s hick homes
Rowing along narrow canals beneath hick homes in the Western of Vietnam would help you understand more about the Vietnamese’s lives in the delta regions - Photo: Internet
For hick people in Mekong Delta (or Western Region) of Vietnam, boats of varied sizes are main transportations because of the delta’s deposition of the multiple canals, channels and tributaries of Mekong River.
Traveling to provinces in Mekong Delta region, tourists could try your rowing skills in small boats along the canals.
4. Rowing and lotus picking in Dong Thap Province
Is there anything more fantasting than rowing in the heart of immense space of Dong Thap lotus lakes? - Photo: Internet
Dong Thap is in Mekong Delta region, about 170 km away from Ho Chi Minh City. The place is well-known for its vast lakes full of lotus which attracts lots of eco tourists.
You can visit Dong Sen Thap Muoi tourist area (in My Hoa Commune, Thap Muoi Districh, Dong Thap Province) to experience the rowing activities in the lakes to pick lotus.
5. Fruits picking in the Western hicks
The Western region’s hick fruit barns are attractive destinations to a lot of tourists and travelers - Photo: Internet
The Western hicks of Vietnam is considered the country’s highest producer of fruits, for its planting of numerous variety of fruits.
When traveling to the Western provinces like Ben Tre, Can Tho, Tien Giang, Hau Giang, Dong Thap,… travelers should never bypass the visit to some fruit barns to pick fruits and savor their natural taste right at the barns.
6. Tea-leaf picking as any local farmers in Moc Chau Valley (Son La Province)
Once in a lifetime experience of being workers at tea farms in Moc Chau Valley (Son La Province) would get you to know about the job of picking tea-leaves - Photo: Internet
Moc Chau Valley is located in Son La Province, about 200 km away from Hanoi on the Northwest direction.
This is a vast area of valley with beautiful scenes in the Northwest of Vietnam.
Upon your arrival to Moc Chau, travelers can try activities that local people often do. One of them is to pick tea-leaves, under the guide of professional workers at tea farms.
And for sure, you will have such special feelings while working in the peaceful air of this greenish valley.
7. Strawberry picking in Da Lat City (Lam Dong Province)
In Dalat City (Lam Dong Province), there’re many strawberry farms offering to tourists such service of sightseeing and fruit-picking, which are “love spots” to numerous visitors - Photo: Internet
Dalatis a uniquely beautiful city in Lam Dong Province, 320 km away from Ho Chi Minh City.
Tourists can easily find strawberry farms in suburb of the city, sign up for visits in these farms and enjoy strawberry picking with your own hands, and savor newly fresh-picked fruits.
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