Introduction to Tra Que Vegetable Village 

Tra Que Vegetable Village is located outside of the popular tourist destination of Hoi An city centre and in the countryside. It is a unique experience here in Hoi An, and a lot of Vietnam, as it is a working vegetable farm where tourists are encouraged to come and check it out.  The livelihood of around 150 farmers and 400 owners call this place home and create the highest quality vegetables produced in Hoi An. What sets Tra Que Vegetable Village apart from its counterparts is the absence of any chemicals or harsh fertilisers used in the growing process. This means less harmful, fresher, and cleaner produce to your table, ensuring you will only be consuming food the best of quality. The absence of chemicals is not just growing in popularity in Western communities, but Asian communities too. People all around the world are becoming more environmentally conscious and understanding the effects that fertilisers and pesticides can have.



Transport to Tra Que Vegetable Village

Tra Que Vegetable Village is located in Tra Que Village, Cam Ha Commune, Hoi An City, about 2km northeast of the city centre,  lying between the De Vong river and Tra Que algae lagoon. You can easily get there by walking, motorbike, car or taxi. From the centre of the old town, you go along Hai Ba Trung street, pass through the first bridge, then reach the village on the right. Because the distance is not too far, tourists often go to Tra Que Vegetable Village by motorbike or bicycle. Bicycles are more popular because you can slowly go around the peaceful roads and enjoy the fresh air.


What’s good to eat in Tra Que Vegetable Village?
In Tra Que Village visitors can enjoy a lot of tasty dishes specific to this area, such as:
Tam huu spring rolls: This dish consists of shrimp, pork and basil rolled together with green onions. When eating, you dip it into a little sweet and sour fish sauce with garlic and chilli.
Quang noodles: This is a popular specialty of Quang Nam Province. With chewy noodles served with fragrant soup containing shrimp, meat and raw vegetables, it comes highly recommended.
Sweet basil seed drink: While resting, why not treat yourself to a glass of sweet basil seed drink. It is high fibre, said to help to reduce stress, it also resembles tadpoles in its appearance.
Pancakes: This is a very popular dish in Hoi An with an attractive crispy crust. Inside the savoury pancake, there are three main ingredients including shrimp, meat and bean sprouts. When eating, you can cut it up, layer it with raw vegetables and roll it with rice paper.

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    Best things to do in Tra Que Vegetable Village
    Spending a day as a true farmer in Tra Que Vegetable Village is what you should put on your to-do list when visiting Hoi An. The locals will meticulously introduce you to tilling, sowing, watering and how to harvest vegetables. You may get tired quickly yet, after finishing the work, you will understand more about the life of a farmer as well as clearly feel the simplicity of the countryside life.

    During your visit to Hoi An Ancient Town, you are highly recommended to take a few hours relaxing with the foot bath service in Tra Que Vegetable Village. Being well-known for high quality, the herbs are also utilised for massage to bring comfort to tourists. It is believed that this type of massage can be incredibly beneficial to your health.

    Also one of the most interesting activities when travelling to Tra Que Vegetable Village is the specific cooking class that is offered. You will be guided by the chefs on how to choose ingredients and prepare Hoi An's specialties such as Quang noodles, pancakes, spring rolls, etc. You can enjoy each of these particular dishes during or after the class.