The Rice Paddy Experience
8h30 (or 15h00) - Meet guests at hotel by bicycle (minivan used as an option if unable to ride a bike). Bike to the countryside crossing though rice paddies and enjoy the fresh air. Meet the local farmers, discuss about the daily life of local farming, and enjoy a cup of tea with the farmers in the middle of the rice paddy field. Wear farming clothes before getting into the muddy rice field. Tour guide will provide introduction and explanation about the process of the rice and how to grow it in wet field. Take part in farming works to learn how to grow rice with water buffalo plough and use agricultural water system. Transplant baby wet rice at the rice paddy field. Enjoy riding the water buffalo in a small pond at a rice farm. Have a local meal with the local farmer in their home. Bike back to the hotel.