Experience trekking with an ox or buffalo cart ride to visit the beauty of the surrounding landscape, along the way discovering seasonal farming methods and other daily activities of local people.
HALF DAYHALF DAY LOCAL VILLAGE VISIT + BUFFALO/OX CART TREK
Departure at 7.00 am and return at 12.30 pm, or from 13.30 pm to17.30 pm
Experience trekking with an ox or buffalo cart ride to visit the beauty of the surrounding landscape, along the way discovering seasonal farming methods and other daily activities of local people. The cart is custom designed for your comfort with mat, pillows and roof made from palm leaves. Trekking with an ox or buffalo cart ride through rural communities, meet local families. You will an intimate glimpse of rural areas as you wind through picturesque villages and vast green paddy fields. Meander along tiny paths beside white lotus ponds and charming villages.
Discover the local pagoda, shops, school and meet local families, with plenty of opportunity ask them about themselves, with your guide as translator. Along the way you will learn much about seasonal farming activities, rural living conditions and social issues.
During your trip you will receive information concerning flora, including useful wild and home-grown plants. In the following trip you will have ample time to meet and talk with locals to gain insights into living conditions and share some experiences.
If you wish you can get hands-on and participate in some local work (gardening, rice planting, transport to market, etc.). Learn to create handicrafts in rattan, palm leaves or bamboo, finish by a tour at the local market.