Farmstay experiences In Dong Thap

Some new tourist locations offerings farmstay expriences in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap become popular venues for travelers

A green space at Ngoi Nha Hoa Each Homestay

At these tourist spots, travelers can enjoy greenery space, delicious local food and experience farmers’ daily life. Families and young travelers are attracted by these tourism services.

Countryside experiences

Ao Nha Farmstay in Sa Rai Village, Tan Hong District, gives tourists a chance to experience agricultural tourism. The tourist site has several areas. Its lodging facility can accommodate more than 50 guests. Its outdoor area boasts spaces for parties and outdoor activities, an herb garden and a vast rice field.

Those who want to do farm work can dress like farmers and then go to the rice field to collect water lilies and water spinach and catch fishes.

Especially, Ao Nha Farmstay offers guests its “one-night stay on a pond” service, in which guests will stay overnight on a raft floating on a pond.

Last but not least, local specialties like linh fish hotpot, grilled snakehead fish, mong toi (Basella alba) soup with ground crabs, etc. will fulfill countryside experiences of tourists.

Live as a farmer

Viet Mekong Farmstay in Tram Chim Village, Tam Nong District, adjacent to Tram Chim National Park, offers travelers a natural space. There is an area here featuring thatched houses in vast rice fields. Those staying in the thatched houses will experience cooking with firewood like farmers in the land reclamation period. Ingredients for their meals come from herb gardens and poultry and cattle raised here.

Besides thatched houses, the tourist site has eight stilt bungalows built on lotus ponds with a capacity of 16 to 20 guests. Eco-friendly materials like bamboo, wood and leaves are used to build those bungalows. Moreover, seafood dishes, don ca tai tu (amateur singing) performances and interesting stories about local people and culture are what tourists should not miss at the farmstay facility. Tourists can also do farm chores such as cultivating and collecting rice on the fields.

Green space

Ngoi Nha Hoa Ech Homestay is the first of its kind in Tan Quy Dong flower village in Sa Dec City. The homestay is able to serve more than 30 guests at a time. Aside from four rooms equipped with air conditioners, the homestay highlights 30 stilt houses catching breezes from the Tien River.

Especially, the owner of the facility has many years of experience in planting flowers and breeding frogs. Therefore, tourists staying here can learn more about the two agricultural activities.

As the homestay is nearby some local tourist spots such as the ancient house of Huynh Thuy Le, Thien Hau Pagoda, Cao Dai Temple, to name but a few, tourists can walk or cycle to such tourist attractions.

Additionally, Sa Dec-style noodle soup, field crab hotpot, etc. are local specialties worth trying during the homestay.