TOURCODE 35020 (HD-RIL) Description
Experience for yourself the process of making rice – from seed to table on this half-day ‘Rice is Life’ interactive experience. We go explore the life circle of rice with this superb day activity suitable for families and individuals. Rice is the center of Life in Laos, and we make it your focus point for the day.
Join-in tours starting from $ 59.00
Rice is Life Interactive Program
Living Land Farm
You can buy instant boxed rice either Uncle Ben’s or some other corporate brand, microwave it for two minutes and it’s ready to eat. But do you know what it takes to cultivate, harvest and prepare rice before it is ready to eat. It takes a lot more than two minutes in the microwave. This unique half-day activity invites you on an in depth and hands-on learning experience where you will participate in 14 steps of the rice cycle on the Living Lands community farm.
Rice is the ultimate foundation of everyday life in Asia and yet it is still a mystery for many visitors. On this exceptional tour, you will be a rice farmer for a day. Learning how to select the seeds, plant, plough with the help of the farms water buffalo and every other step until the last one... eating!
The Living Lands Farm, a community enterprise just outside of Luang Prabang, which maintains educational programs and professional organic farming right next to village rice paddies. Only small groups are able to join the interactive rice farming experience which actively benefits locals from the community, maintaining their crafts in their traditional form. You will see and learn about bamboo weaving, tool and trap making gardening and even blacksmithing.
All the family can join in (children over 10 years can join actively) and there are many great photo opportunities, a perfect family experience.
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Included Travel Services
Resident English-speaking farmers will be your hosts and demonstrate the various activities.
Tour also includes all activities on the farm, rice product tasting, drinking water, Lao specialty lunch in separate area, community fees, transportation, and local taxes.
Not Included Travel Services
Wear comfortable clothing that can get dirty, appropriate for the season and weather.
Tours depart rain or shine.
- Tiger Trail tours are available every day -
Accessibility: Our trips are generally unsuitable for people with reduced mobility and other disabilities. Please contact us to discuss if this trip is suitable for your specific requirements.