Top 5 Tours / Experiences of Hoi An

by Female Abroad

Hoi An is so much more than just a beach destination, it is covered with history, culture, and nature which are all well worth exploring. Check out our top 5 Tours / Experiences of Hoi An.

Hoi An Full Lantern Making Class

Colored lanterns are a symbol of Hoi An, where locals believe they bring happiness, luck, and wealth. Bring home a souvenir with a difference, a lantern that you made yourself, after this fascinating class. Choose from a wealth of different silks then work with your instructor to craft a bamboo frame and create your lantern, which will fold away neatly into your luggage. Your class includes a Vietnamese tea tasting.

Hoi An Eco Cooking Class

Learn more about Vietnamese culture through its food during this fun cooking class activity. Before heading to the kitchen you’ll tour Hoi An’s fresh produce market to select the ingredients you’ll cook with. Then, set sail up the river in a bamboo basket boat and try fishing for crabs the Vietnamese way. In the kitchen, enjoy a two-hour cooking class and learn new skills. Enjoy eating your creations after.

Countryside Bicycle Tour from Hoi An

An Pedal your way from bustling Hoi An to the tranquil waterways of the Song Thu river delta on this scenic 6.5-hour cycling tour. Swap hectic city life for a leisurely 9km (5.5 miles) guided bike ride, pedaling your way around sleepy villages and hopping between the islands by ferry and floating bridges. Get a glimpse of rural life as you stop to admire traditional handicrafts, then enjoy a delicious home-cooked lunch at a local family home, before heading back to the city.

Hidden Gems of Old Hoi An Walking Tour

We are honored to show you our beautiful city through walks into backstreets to discover inside perspectives and secrets. We visit local family businesses that produce and sell products in Hoi An. You’ll learn how Vietnamese produce: organic bean sprouts, Cao Lau noodles in the oldest factory. We’ll taste it like a local. We’ll keep walking into the local trails to learn more about our family temple, market life, architecture and lifestyle – a favorite walk that shares everything and true stories stunning about this ancient city. The walk around the outskirts city is about an hour, before we start the food tour. You will learn how Japanese, Chinese, and Westerners have strongly impacted Hoi An architecture, culture, and its cuisine. We’ll enjoy about 5-7 delicious local Vietnamese treats, Chinese and French infusions at a variety of stops. Let’s eat and taste like a local. At the end, we’ll cheer together in our favorite cf spot. Get a relaxing drink.

My Son Sanctuary small group

Explore the UNESCO-listed temples of My Son in the cool of the early morning, before the crowds arrive, on a convenient small-group half-day tour. Learn all about the Hindu temples (some of which date back to the 4th century) and the local culture from your guide. Enjoy a breakfast of banh mi or noodles and a hot drink (included) after touring the historic sites.

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