Cam Thanh Eco Water Coconut Village

Product code GGI-VNT06
Duration Half-day
Hoi An, Quang Nam
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Old price: $29.00
$25.00 /pax

Highlight

  • Explore a seven-hectare forest filled with water coconut trees while on bamboo basket boats
  • Learn how to paddle the boats as you Interact and get to know the locals during the 3-hour tour
  • Watch in awe as some villagers put on a fantastic basket boat performance and go boat racing!
  • Try your hand at traditional net fishing and discover how the fishermen in the area catch so many fish
  • Visit a house in the village and feast on some local snacks as you chat with its inhabitants

Itineraries

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

Depart: 9h00 or 15h00  from Hoi An

Finish: 13h00 or 18h15 at Hoi An

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

What's included

Inclusion

  • Transportation & English speaking tour guide.
  • Go catch the crabs, coconut mussels
  • Lunch / Diner
  • Mineral water: 500ml/pax
  • Life-jacket

Exclusion

  • Personal expenses
  • Services not mentioned above.

Useful info

Cam Thanh Village Hoi An

Located 5km from Hoi An’s Old Town, Cam Thanh Village is a village of 30ha nipa palm forest. Once a local shelter for people in war times, the village now is a favorite destination for Hoi An's visitors.

Cam Thanh Village (also called Cam Thanh Coconut village) is more like a cultural experience tour for travelers, in which you can learn about the craft and artisan of coconuts. Peace is all you get right after your arrivals here.

Cam Thanh Eco Village

Cam Thanh Eco Village

In fact, Cam Thanh is not only a cultural attraction but also a historical spot. During Vietnam war, Cam Thanh was the shelter of the locals and soldiers. Nowadays it is considered as a provider of seafood products for the region.

Similar to other countryside villages, Cam Thanh offers tourists tranquil atmosphere with green shades of coconut forest and beautiful rivers, which you are most likely to float along right after seeing those interestingly unique bamboo basket boats. Rowing through the small beautiful channels, tourists can go through the water coco palm forest and see these coconut tree growing. While paddling on the unique Vietnamese bamboo basket boat, travelers can enjoy the peaceful coconut-palm flanked waterways of a past war while being served by water coconut fruit.

Singing in Cam Thanh

Singing in Cam Thanh

Discovering into the village, you can enjoy seeing or even participating in villagers’ coconut craft, which will give you a chance to explore the coconut forest ecosystem, learn about Vietnamese fishermen, their families and community’s daily life. After a wandering tour, some tourists often preferred joining the locals’ cooking classes, which are offered by plenty of restaurants in the area. It is a good idea to join a full tour trip to enjoy both eco trip and cooking experience.

Boat trip in Cam Thanh

Boat trip in Cam Thanh

It takes only 20 to 30 minutes from Danang to Hoi An by bus. Then you shall hire a car or taxi to travel to Cam Thanh Village from Hoi An center. Travelers can always prefer to popular travel agencies found in Hoi An or Da Nang center to book a combined trip of both Hoi An ancient town and Cam Thanh Coconut Village.

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