1. Overview

Vietnam Half Day Tours is a collection of the best half day tours designed for those who have limited time or focus on a specific area, such as walking, hiking, trekking forests, mountain climbing, exploring villages, temples, etc. If you come to Hoi An, try a Hoi An Half Day tour to explore Tra Que vegetable village.

Hoi A half-day tour to visit Tra Que Vegetable Village is a trip that brings visitors many new experiences. You can immerse yourself in the lives of local people to better understand the unique cultural values and traditions here. You will feel the cool breeze as you walk on the beautiful road outside the city and immerse yourself in the tranquil atmosphere around you. And you’ll learn how to grow local vegetables, learning from villagers how to irrigate and harvest crops, etc. 

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2. Summary itinerary of Hoi An half day tour to visit Tra Que Vegetable Village

On this tour, you will start with an exciting bike ride to a local farm in Tra Que Vegetable Village. Here, you will be introduced to the history of the village. Not only does it stop at a short introduction about the village’s history, but it also gives you a lot of interesting information, such as growing vegetables as well as discovering the use of vegetables in medicine Vietnamese traditional.

Then you join the farmers in preparing the land, fertilizing it with seaweed from the ponds, and other activities such as harrowing, sowing seeds, watering vegetables, picking flowers, and more. After spending time with the farmers, before resting, you will prepare some special dishes with a local family. You will enjoy the rolls “Tam Huu” and “Banh xeo”, Central Region pancakes. This tour will give you a real-life glimpse into the traditional activities of these villagers. At the end of the tour, we will return to Hoi An. The duration of the half-day Hoi An Tour to visit Tra Que vegetable village is about 4 hours.

3. Things you need to know when visiting Tra Que vegetable village in Hoi An

3.1. Address and ticket price of Tra Que Vegetable Village

Tra Que vegetable village is located on the peaceful Co Co river in Cam Ha commune, Hoi An city, Quang Nam province, about 3 km northeast of Hoi An city center, with an area of up to 40 hectares. The vegetable village is rotated and intercropped by households with more than 20 different types of leafy vegetables and spices; it is considered the largest vegetable granary in the Quang Nam-Da Nang area. Specializes in providing clean, organic vegetables all year round and is also a unique destination not to be missed when traveling to Hoi An.

Ticket price to Tra Que Hoi An vegetable village is only 0.41 USD – 0.82 USD/person/day.

3.2. The ideal time to visit Tra Que vegetable village

Coming to Tra Que Vegetable Village mainly involves participating in outdoor activities, so you should choose the time from February to April and from August to December every year. This is the time when the weather is often dry and cool, and the vegetable garden is always green and the most developed of the year.

Additionally, during the day, you should arrive early in the morning between 5:00 a.m and 7:30 a.m or in the afternoon after 4:00 p.m. This is also the time when farmers go to the fields to care for and harvest vegetables. You can join them, chat, and learn from their experiences.

3.3. How to get to Tra Que vegetable village in Hoi An?

Tra Que Vegetable Village is only about 3 km from Hoi An, so you can easily move by motorbike or bicycle. If you don’t mind a little exercise and it’s more convenient to visit the vegetable garden, then a bicycle is a great choice! Imagine the feeling of relaxation and peace when cycling around peaceful village roads, surrounded by cool green vegetable fields and a fresh, refreshing atmosphere that will help you relax and feel the peace of Tra Que Vegetable Village.

4. Interesting experiences in Hoi An half-day tour of Tra Que vegetable village

4.1. Learn about the history of Tra Que vegetable village

Tra Que vegetable village, Hoi An was discovered more than 400 years ago, originally named Nhu Que. According to historical legend, around the beginning of the 18th century, when a Nguyen Dynasty king traveled through the village, he enjoyed the region’s typical vegetables. The king was impressed that the vegetable not only had the scent of cinnamon but also the cool taste of camellia, so the king changed the name of Nhu Que to Tra Que.

Historical stories about Tra Que vegetable village are handed down by the people here. Therefore, visitors coming here will have the opportunity to learn about the simple yet unique culture of this locality. On April 4, 2022, Tra Que vegetable village was officially recognized by the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism as a National Intangible Cultural Heritage. Since then, it has become an interesting tourist destination, attracting many domestic and foreign tourists.

4.2. Admire and take pictures with the vast vegetable fields

Coming to Tra Que Hoi An vegetable village, you will have the opportunity to admire many types of vegetables that are well cared for. This is a place where people here put a lot of effort and time into growing and taking care of large vegetable fields, with the desire to bring delicious and quality products and dishes to tourists. You will walk around the peaceful countryside and immerse yourself in the fresh nature of the fragrant vegetable gardens and ancient houses.

With a traditional village setting, you will get rustic photos from many unique angles. And save beautiful memories with people in the most honest and simple way. Surely the check-in photos at this vegetable village will not disappoint you.

4.3. Experience being a vegetable farmer at Tra Que vegetable village

Not only attracted by the green color of lush vegetables, Tra Que vegetable village also leaves an unforgettable impression when giving visitors the experience of being a true farmer here. You will be able to participate in the work of growing vegetables, watering, fertilizing, and taking care of plants under the guidance of farmers with many years of experience here. It can be said that this is an extremely unique, interesting, and unique activity to help you better understand the work, culture, and people of Tra Que vegetable village.

4.4. Participate in the Cau Bong festival 

The Cau Bong Festival takes place on January 7 every year to pray for favorable weather and good harvests. If you come here on this day, you can participate in the festive atmosphere with fun activities and be imbued with the identity of Vietnamese villages here.

4.5. Enjoy delicious dishes made from clean vegetables at Tra Cinnamon Vegetable Village

When coming to Tra Que vegetable village in Hoi An, don’t forget to enjoy the specialty Tam Huu. This is a dish with a fresh taste of shrimp, meat, and herbs. In addition, when you come here, don’t forget to reward yourself with a delicious, cool glass of water “hat e”. Not to mention, dishes such as Cao Lau, Central Vietnamese pancakes, Quang noodles, etc. are also worth trying for tourists to remember the typical flavors of the Central region.

5. Some tourist attractions near Tra Que vegetable village

Tra Que Village is not too far from Hoi An city center, so from here you can connect to many other tourist destinations, such as the Chua Cau, Fujian Assembly Hall, and An Bang Beach, Cu Lao Cham or you can experience Metta Voyage’s Hoi An tour, such as:

Hoi An Fun Exploring

Farming & Fishing Life In Hoi An Ancient Town

Danang – Hoi An – Bana Hill Classical Tour

My Son Holy Land Halfday Tour

Full Day Cham Island Discovery From Hoian

6. What should you keep in mind when exploring Tra Que vegetable village in Hoi An?

Most of the experiences at the vegetable village are outdoor activities, so visitors should choose a cool time, not too hot, to start their trip. Remember to bring a hat and a jacket, and apply enough sunscreen before going. 

When experiencing being a farmer, remember to follow the instructions of the people; do not arbitrarily water vegetables or harvest vegetables.

If traveling with children, please manage them and remind them to avoid trampling on flowers and vegetable beds.

You should prioritize wearing neat, sweat-absorbent clothes, flat shoes, or sports shoes to easily participate in activities with the farmers here. 

Finally, remember to preserve the environmental landscape; do not litter the vegetable garden!

7. Conclusion

Above is information about the half-day tour of Hoi An to explore Tra Que Vegetable Village that Metta Voyage shares with you and hope you have the most wonderful and fulfilling trip. If you are planning upcoming trips, you can contact us immediately to schedule your trip.

8. Contact us

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