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...

  • From Da Nang: Private Day Tour to My Son and Hoi An

    2. From Da Nang: Private Day Tour to My Son and Hoi An

    Get picked up from your accommodation and immediately proceed to the first stop of your tour. Explore My Son Sanctuary, the former capital and religious center of Chams.  Discover this huge religious complex with over 70 towers and temples of different architectures strongly influenced by India. Spend a couple of hours to discover with you guide Cham's charming cultures, stories, and architecture. Besides, you may have the chance to watch Cham’s people dancing. Head to Hoi An and enjoy lunch near the Hoi An Old Quarter. Discover the rich and fascinating history of the former port city cut through with canals. Travel back in time in the Hoi An Ancient Town as you explore the various landmarks in the area, such as the 400-year old Japanese Covered Bridge. See a selection of old houses that follow different architectural styles like Chinese, Japanese, French, and European, including the ...

  • Hoi An: Half-Day Guided Walking Tour in a Small Group

    3. Hoi An: Half-Day Guided Walking Tour in a Small Group

    Exploring Hoi An on foot is one of the best ways to take in the charms of this town. Its unique atmosphere has been created by a combination of Vietnamese, Chinese, and Japanese influences. On this guided walk you’ll see a number of ancient houses, reminiscent of times long past. You’ll visit the Hoi An Museum and admire the architecture of many of the town’s ancient houses, see the Chinese-influenced Assembly Hall, a handicraft workshop, and the well-known Japanese Covered Bridge. An optional stop is at the private home of Diep Dong Nguyen (subject to availability), which features a stunning collection of artifacts ranging from pottery to seals and paintings, to money and old Hoi An photographs.

    The guide was fantastic.. did visit hoi an last year .. the guide showed us far more than we had seen before. A big Thankyou for making our tour a happy tour

  • Hoi An: Half-Day Ancient Town Tour

    4. 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

    5. 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.

  • From Da Nang: Private Tour to Hoi An and Marble Mountains

    6. From Da Nang: Private Tour to Hoi An and Marble Mountains

    Explore beyond the borders of Da Nang, with this private day trip by visiting the fascinating Marble Mountains and Hoi An’s Ancient Town for the most beautiful spots. Start the journey with a pickup at your accommodation in Da Nang and head to Non Nuoc Village. Also known as Non Nuoc Fine Arts Village, it is set at the foot of the Marble Mountains and features hundreds of artisans showcasing their work. Find stone and marble statues as well as household items, utensils, and jewelry. After browsing through the many sculptures at the foot of the mountain, take a short lift up the Marble Mountains. One of central Vietnam’s famous landmarks, the Marble Mountains are a cluster of five limestone cliffs named after the elements of the Earth. But don’t be deceived by its imposing facade. The mountains themselves have many caves, tunnels, and shrines to visit and explore. On this tour, pass by ...

  • From Da Nang: Full-Day Trip to Hoi An and My Son

    7. From Da Nang: Full-Day Trip to Hoi An and My Son

    Explore central Vietnam on this full-day excursion from Da Nang to Hoi An and My Son Sanctuary. Learn about the history of the area from an expert local guide. In the morning explore My Son Sanctuary. Nestled in a wide valley between two mountain ranges, this sacred site used to be home to many Cham Temples. Learn about the religious ceremonies held by the Kings of the Champa Dynasty, and about the royalty said to be buried there today. Learn about the role of Hinduism in Southeast Asia and the importance of My Son to the heritage of Vietnam. After your tour, refuel with lunch, then head on to Hoi An. Discover Joi An by foot to fully immerse yourself in the city's charm. While exploring the small and beautiful town, enjoy its inherent sense of tranquility, and the unique fusion of Vietnamese, Chinese, and Japanese culture.

  • Hoi An Cyclo Tour in Vietnamese Traditional Ao Dai

    8. Hoi An Cyclo Tour in Vietnamese Traditional Ao Dai

    Explore the city of Hoi An in Ao Dai, traditional Vietnamese costume - one of the best ways to take in the city’s charm. You will have the opportunity to wear the traditional Ao Dai styles and colors. While exploring the small yet beautiful town, you will admire the quiet, peace and tranquility this place has to offer.  Enjoy the unique atmosphere that combines elements of Vietnamese, Chinese and Japanese culture. Some of the most remarkable views of the city are from the ancient houses. From here, visitors can catch a glimpse of a long-gone past. Your tour includes visits by cyclo to Hoi An Museum, many of the town’s renowned ancient houses which boast remarkable architecture, Assembly Halls of Chinese influence, art and craft manufacturing workshops, and of course the must-see Japanese Covered Bridge. These locations are considered typical architecture styles in Hoi An and reflect th...

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What people are saying about Hoi An Ancient Town

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 10 reviews

wonderful city

The young guide, a trained local named Tuyet, took care of her very lovingly and brought us closer to the city and its sights in her very loving way. We got an insight into the history, way of life of the families, ethnological development, etc. She also showed us her local highlights, took us to a local theater ... a comprehensive picture so ...... We were extremely impressed every second felt comfortable and well looked after. That was a city break at its best!

The guide was fantastic.. did visit hoi an last year .. the guide showed us far more than we had seen before. A big Thankyou for making our tour a happy tour

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.

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!!