Hoian Surrounding and Beach Break
Hoi An is a beautiful city in the center of Vietnam. It is not only famous for the romantic old streets but also it has many outstanding beaches where you can spend hours under the sun and enjoy your private tour with your friends and family. With seven days in Hoi An Surrounding and Beach Break in Central Vietnam, we offer you the opportunity to have the most memorable experiences on the beautiful beaches of this city.
Visit a village in the water coconut forest
See a cooking demonstration before preparing your own lunch
Explore the fish village and interact with local
Discover fascinating history of Champa culture in My Son
8:30 AM Your jeep and guide will meet you at your hotel to begin your day cruising through the country lanes and villages in Hoi An. After crossing the Cua Dai bridge with its spectacular views of Hoi An the river system, we arrive at the fishing village which is alive with activity as the market traders sell their evenings catch. Explore the village and take photos before visiting a house where local fish sauce is made. We sit to enjoy a local coffee.
The local makes fish sauce
We continue our journey to an amazing village, home to 7 hectares of water coconut palm. Having an opportunity to learn how to row this unique bamboo basket boat. Learn about the daily life of local people, learn how to paddle the Vietnamese unique bamboo basket boat.
After that, we make our way by jeep to the famous village of Tra Que which is famous for its fresh local herbs and vegetables. Your local village hosts will provide you with a cooking demonstration and show you some of the local specialties. Then it’s time to roll up your sleeves and try your hand at preparing your own Hoi An specialty lunch. Sit back and enjoy your culinary creations at the family table overlooking the locals tending their arable land. Before we set off on our tour of the village, it’s time to relax and enjoy a traditional foot massage in the fragrant garden.
Tra Que vegetable village
Then, they will take you on a tour of the village. Enjoy the nurseries and herb gardens, learn about the unique algae and its nourishing impacts on the soil. Jump right in and see how the plots are planted, tended and watered with the guidance of local family farmers. We continue our journey in the countryside to a very old pagoda and the pottery village of Thanh Ha. After that, your jeep will return you to your hotel around 3:30 PM.
9:00 Depart from your hotel for your “off the beaten track” cycling route that takes you through the Hoi An countryside and local villages. We meander along the river track enjoying the cool breeze along the way. 10:30 Head over the Duy Hai bridge which offers spectacular views of Hoi An, the river system, mountains and out to sea and the Cham Islands for Duy Hai fishing hub. Enjoy an epic ride through the bustling Duy Nghia hamlet, along dirt roads, farms, fields, fishing villages and schools. A cycle loop that weaves a long story of the land and life. 13:00 Enjoy a delicious lunch. 14:00 We take the drive to My Son and arrive to the haunting sound of Cham music, where we stop to take in the vibrantly dressed dancers enjoying a traditional dance performance. Your walking tour to the Cham ruins begins with a short ascent along a track bordered by jungle. As we reach the top, the ancient ruins appear. While you explore the area your guide will explain the history of the religious site which served as a burial site for the Cham monarchs many centuries ago.
In the afternoon
15:00 – 15:15: your guide will meet you at the hotel and start your riding journey with Hoi An Street Food Tour
Ride through quiet alleyways, pathways, and selected streets and feel mindful of bikes in Hoi An
Discover some of the traditional street foods in Hoi An including Banh Mi, Cao Lau (a regional Vietnamese noodle dish in Hoi An), Banh Xeo (sizzling rice pancake delicacy), and French Cheese
Banh mi Phuong
Experience dinner with Hoi An BBQ outdoors at an Authentic Vietnamese Restaurant
Enjoy Vietnamese Beer and Wine at Hoi An Old Quarter
21:00: End this tour in a quiet coffee shop with sweets.