Foreign tourists ride buffalo, till field in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - Swaying in a buffalo wagon on the village road running between the rice fields, riding on the back of a buffalo or standing behind a buffalo for plowing is the experience offered for tourists by a travel agency in Hoi An.


buffalo tour, hoi an, tourists, riding buffalo

On August 22, a travel agent in Hoi An City, Quang Nam province officially put into service buffalo wagons. This eco tour is held in Cam Thanh commune. This tour is favored by many foreign visitors.




buffalo tour, hoi an, tourists, riding buffalo

They enjoy taking pictures while sitting on this “vehicle.” "Initially I felt a bit shaky, but then I gradually adapted to it and was happy to see the countryside of Hoi An without the noise of the engine," said a visitor.




buffalo tour, hoi an, tourists, riding buffalo

At downhills or bends, visitors have to jump off the wagon to help the driver to hold the buffalo on the track.




buffalo tour, hoi an, tourists, riding buffalo

The distance on the buffalo wagon is more than 3 km. Visitors can have conversation in quiet space.




buffalo tour, hoi an, tourists, riding buffalo




buffalo tour, hoi an, tourists, riding buffalo

In the long road, the buffalo takes a break and the visitors take grass to feed the cattle.

buffalo tour, hoi an, tourists, riding buffalo

When traveling to Vietnam in 2011, the Facebook social network founder Mark Zuckerberg also rode a buffalo in Sa Pa.Visitors laugh when sitting on buffalos and wade in the fields, in the dress of Vietnamese farmers.

buffalo tour, hoi an, tourists, riding buffalo

Visitors try to till the field by rakes pulled by a buffalo.




buffalo tour, hoi an, tourists, riding buffalo

They also try to bail out water by a long-handles bucket.

buffalo tour, hoi an, tourists, riding buffalo

After cutting rice from the field, they pluck rice off the ears by machine.

buffalo tour, hoi an, tourists, riding buffalo

They are also instructed to grind, pound rice and make com lam (rice in bamboo cylinders).






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