Hoi An Ancient Town
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  • Hoi An: My Son Sanctuary & Ancient Town Day Tour With Lunch

    1. Hoi An: My Son Sanctuary & Ancient Town Day Tour With Lunch

    Spend the day exploring well-preserved history and culture in and around Hoi An by visiting an abandoned Hindu temple complex and walking through the city's Ancient Town. Learn the fascinating history of the region with an English-speaking tour guide while taking in natural and architectural beauty.  After being picked up at your hotel, this day trip begins with a visit to the capital and religious center of the former Champa Kingdom, My Son, which has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage site. Beautifully situated in a lush green valley, this serene sanctuary represents the unique culture’s spiritual origins in Indian Hinduism. Walk around, marvel at, and learn the history behind the dozens of red brick tower temples built over 10 centuries. After the first half of the tour, stop for lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, discover the coastal city of Hoi An on foot. The his...

  • Hoi An: Full-Day Marble Mountain and Ancient Town Tour

    2. Hoi An: Full-Day Marble Mountain and Ancient Town Tour

    After being collected from your Hoi An accommodation, you will travel to Marble Mountain. Upon arrival to the mountain, you will climb up the stone stairs to visit the caves and pagodas whilst admiring the beautiful panoramic views. Next, you will go to the Am Phu Cave, where you will discover eerie underground tunnels, an experience which will be accompanied by the echoing sound of bats' wings. You will then go to visit the Linh Ung Pagoda. Built under the reign of King Minh Mang in the Nguyen Dynasty (the 19th century), legend has it a Buddhist statue drifted downstream to this area before becoming anchored at a sandy embankment. Following this exploration, you will have lunch at a local restaurant. Following lunch, you will discover the city of Hoi An by foot. This historic town, which used to be a prosperous seaport city from the 16th to the 18th century, is now a beautiful city th...

  • Hoi An: Half-Day Ancient Town Tour

    3. Hoi An: Half-Day Ancient Town Tour

    Discover Hoi An Ancient Town’s quaint buildings, cosy teahouses, and lantern festivals down by the river during a half-day guided tour. Start the experience with a gently bob downstream in a traditional basket boat. Once you have soaked up the luscious scenic views, head to the next stop of the day, Hoi An Ancient Town. Next, stop off at several Chinese and Japanese assembly halls, each built and decorated in a traditionally ornate style. Learn about the town’s flourishing ceramics industry as you pass by a traditional pottery museum and watch locals at work. Enjoy the highlight of the tour, a visit to the elegant Japanese Covered Bridge, originally erected to divide the city during the Japanese occupation. While the bridge was once a symbol of segregation, over time it has become a much-cherished location for tourists and locals alike. Finish things off with a handicraft tour of Hoi...

    Tour guide Phu was kind and knowledgeable. He explained a lot and answered all our questions. Thank you for a nice morning!

  • Hoi An Ancient Town Walking Tour

    4. Hoi An Ancient Town Walking Tour

    Following pickup from your hotel in Da Nang or Hoi An city center, head to the historic heart to see the UNESCO World Heritage monuments of Hoi An Ancient Town. Admire different architectural styles and soak up the atmosphere as you stroll among ancient houses that combine elements of Vietnam, China, and Japan. Get a glimpse back through history to a more subdued and simple time. Look inside the impressive Hoi An Museum, see remarkable assembly halls of Chinese influence, and visit a handicraft workshop and the beautiful Japanese Covered Bridge. Available as a shared or private tour.

    We enjoyed the tour with Erik very much! He is a funny guy and knows a lot of insights aboutique Hoi An.

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4.5 / 5

based on 10 reviews

The tour guide was very friendly and knowledgeable. We had a lovely day and learnt a lot about the beautiful city of Hoi An. It was an excellent experience.

Tour guide Phu was kind and knowledgeable. He explained a lot and answered all our questions. Thank you for a nice morning!

The guide was very nice and explained a lot of things to me...she was kind and answered all my questions.

We had a very nice trip with Hung. He is a very talented young guide. We had so much fun on our tour!!

Very touristy area. having a guide was a good idea.