Planting Rice at The Living Land

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day tour

Tour Level: Relaxed/Easy

Tour Comfort: Standard

Tour Period: Morning

tour highlights

  • Visit a local organic farm and rice fields
  • Learn about the traditional way to grow, harvest, process and grow sticky rice
  • Practise the farming techniques yourself
  • Savour some sticky rice treats as a reward for your efforts

tour details

Visit a local organic farm and rice fields to learn about the rice growing process and even try farming yourself!

tour description

Central to Asian cuisine, and life in Asia itself, rice plays an important role both on the dinner table and out in the fields.Discover the process of cultivating sticky rice, including the 13 steps of growing, harvesting and cooking the Laotian staple, at The Living Land organic farm. Starting at 8:30 hrs, tour the local organic vegetable farm and rice fields guided by the farm's own farmers and craftsmen in Ban Phong Van.After learning more about growing rice and even joining in to try out the techniques yourself, such as ploughing, planting, threshing and winnowing, taste the fruits of your labours enjoying an array of rice-based specialities.


  • Air-conditioned vehicles
  • All entrance fees as mentioned in the programme
  • English speaking guide
  • Mineral water and cool towel are available on the vehicles
  • Private air-conditioned vehicles
  • Transfers and tours


  • Food
  • Optional tours
  • Personal expenditure
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Surcharges for other language guides
Tour code: LPQLLLVL

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