Hoi An ” Love of Life” Bicycle Tours: Cam Kim Island Special Bicycle Tour 34$

 

KIM BONG CAPENTRY VILLAGE, TRIEM TAY MAT VEAVING VILLAGE AND COOKING CLASS.

No Traffic – No Bumping – No Hilly- No Shopping – No Touristic !

(8 km rice field cycling, cooking class, boat trip.)

( Morning tour: 9:00 – 1:00; Afternoon tour: 1:30 – 5:00)

Itinerary:

CAM KIM ISLAND SPECIAL BICYCLE TOUR

We will pick you up at your hotel by car to departure place. Choose your bicycles and your tour guide and we will start the day trip. Cycle along the river before crossing it with the new bridge. The new bridge is a dream of the local people living on the Cam Kim island for centuries. No ferry any more. Welcome to Cam Kim island. A green, peaceful, pretty island with different traditional villages!

CAM KIM ISLAND SPECIAL BICYCLE TOUR

After fifteen minutes, we will arrive at the  Kim Bong carpentry village. Take a look at the fishing boat builders on the riverbank. The “Đỗ” family has been famous for making the best wooden fishing boats for the fishermen for centuries. The boats are made of mahogany wood or iron wood that can cope with water well.

This village is also famous for “ Huỳnh” family who can make skillful wooden furniture and wooden house. They also contributed to Hoi An in building beautiful wooden houses for Chinese and Japanese traders that become ancient houses nowadays in the Old Town.

Saying goodbye to the friendly workers, we will cycle along huge and beautiful rice field. You can stop at the middle of the rice field to see how the rice grow or see the strange rice flowers coming out from the top of the hairs.

CAM KIM ISLAND SPECIAL BICYCLE TOUR

CAM KIM ISLAND SPECIAL BICYCLE TOUR

After passing some village, we will cycle on middle rice field lane that takes us to a charming hidden village where most of the local houses are built at the middle of  pretty gardens, right on the river bank, and surrounded by tree fenses, where U.N office, I.L.O selected it as one of the typical Vietnames villages, where you can see most of Vietnamese vegetables and fruits: banana, mango, guava, papaya,…

That is Triem Tay village.

Stop at a family on the riverside to see the most common job here: weaving sleeping mats. This is one of our traditional jobs left from hundreds of years ago. A colourful mat is made by different generations in the same family. This island is a meeting place for sleeping mats business ladies.

CAM KIM ISLAND SPECIAL BICYCLE TOUR

 

The family will show you how to cook their best meals with the fresh ingredients right from their garden. You will learn how to cook from the famous Banh Xeo to the Papaya Salad and some more specialties. Now you will understand why “ Viet Nam

should be the kitchen of the World”.

CAM KIM ISLAND SPECIAL BICYCLE TOUR

CAM KIM ISLAND SPECIAL BICYCLE TOUR

 

 

After the cooking class in this family, you will have your delicious meal right on the riverside, a great place to eat.

After the fantastic lunch, we will get on the waiting boat to go back to Hoi An town in a twenty minute trip and we will take you bake to your hotel.

 

It is absolutely a happy day out!

 

1 pax 2 pax 3- 5 pax 6-9 pax
45 USD 24 USD 22 USD 19 USD
  • Private tour: 50% more from seat in coach price above.

Tour includes:

Hotel pick up and drop off, bicycles, English tour guide, bottled water, boat trip, cooking class and meal, V.A.T.

Children: Under 4: free, from 5 to 12: half price, more than 12: full price.

 

 

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