Hoi An Ancient Town
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  • From Da Nang: Monkey Mountain, Marble Mountains & Hoi An

    1. From Da Nang: Monkey Mountain, Marble Mountains & Hoi An

    See the finest sights in the region of Da Nang, enjoy an included lunch, and benefit from pick-up and drop off from your accommodation. After pick-up your first stop is the Marble Mountains, just outside Da Nang. Admire beautiful caves, historic Buddhist pagodas, and visit a traditional marble carving village. Next you’ll reach Son Tra, nicknamed ‘Monkey Mountain’ by American troops. The national park stands 693 meters above sea level, and its location on a peninsula affords breathtaking views of the surrounding sea. Whilst there, explore the Linh Ung pagoda - home to the tallest statue of the Goddess of Mercy in Southeast Asia. The 67-meter tall statue is located on top of a lotus-shaped platform and features 21 miniature Buddha sculptures. Enjoy some local cuisine at a local restaurant before visiting Hoi An. Walk around the historic old town and be amazed by the influences from Chi...

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

    2. 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: Guided Heritage Painting Tour

    3. Hoi An: Guided Heritage Painting Tour

    After being picked up from your hotel, your day will begin with a delicious coffee in a quaint Vietnamese cafe, where you’ll meet a local artist and receive your painting set.  Wander the peaceful streets of Hoi An Ancient Town, taking in historic surroundings as you go. The unique atmosphere here is an amalgamation of elements from Vietnamese, Chinese, and Japanese culture, evident in the architecture and urban design. Next, it’s time to capture the beauty of this unique location on canvas. Get watercolor and painting technique tips from your local artist, then paint your very own picture of charming Hoi An. Take your time portraying your surroundings under the expert guidance of your local artist, who will help you improve your brush technique as you work.  To enhance your experience, enjoy some delectable local cuisine to snack on while you paint. Once you’ve finished your work of ...

  • Da Nang: Cham Sculpture Museum, Marble Mountains & Hoi An

    4. Da Nang: Cham Sculpture Museum, Marble Mountains & Hoi An

    After pickup from the port, the driver will take you to the Cham Sculpture Museum, dedicated to the period of the Champa. The museum displays almost 300 terracotta and stone works of art ranging from the 7th to the 15th century. Continue to the Marble Mountains. Climb the stone steps carved into the mountain that lead to a Buddhist Pagoda and a beautiful panoramic view. Next, you will go to Am Phu Cave where there's a replica of heaven and hell, and an eerie underground tunnel where you can hear bats hanging in the cave. You will then visit the Linh Ung Pagoda, built under the reign of King Minh Mang in the Nguyen Dynasty. Stop to have lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, you will discover the city of Hoi An on foot. The historic town, which used to be a prosperous seaport village from the 16th to 18th century, has a beautifully preserved old town that cannot be missed while ...

  • From Hue: Private 1-Way or Rountrip Tour to Hoi An

    5. From Hue: Private 1-Way or Rountrip Tour to Hoi An

    Create your very own full-day itinerary and explore Hoi An according to the attractions and places in or around Hoi An that you would love to visit.  Get picked up from your hotel in Hue by your private English-speaking driver and travel in comfort in an air-conditioned vehicle. Visit the most popular sites like Hoi An Old Quarter, Hoi An Lanterns, Hoi An Japanese Bridge, and An Bang Beach. Benefit from the flexible options of a 12-hour roundtrip from Hue or simply a 6-hour 1-way trip which ends at Hoi An.

  • Hoi An Countryside by Electric Scooter

    6. Hoi An Countryside by Electric Scooter

    Your shared or private tour kicks off in style with a delicious smoothie and muffin at the classy riverside lounge in the center of Hoi An. After that, it’s time to hop on your scooter to start exploring Hoi An’s hidden gems and charismatic locals. First up is a drive past the old town to Cam Nam Island where you’ll visit some local houses and places where people live and work traditional lives. You'll first visit a local ship repair yard to experience the hard work involved in maintaining a local fishing boat. This stop represents the special connection Hoi An people have with the ocean and river and you’ll learn about daily life both on and off the water. Next on the agenda is a short drive through a local village and beautiful countryside, before visiting a traditional lantern marker and a unique and creative outdoor gym of local people. Also included is a stop at an ancestor house w...

  • Evening Food Tour with a Local Home Dinner

    7. Evening Food Tour with a Local Home Dinner

    Head off the usual tourist trail and straight into foodie heaven. A local food-loving guide will uncover hidden treasures and snacks favored by locals, such as white rose bread. Next, go to a Hoi An local market and wander around the food stalls, where you might find amazing cao lau noodle and much more besides. Next, we will taste Vietnamese coffee, also visit a local house to have a dinner with local family. Then, head to the heart of Hoi An's ancient town, sit on an authentic boat on Hoai River and in the evening and release flower garlands like a local, and play games such as bingo or Dap Nieu (a game involving breaking clay pots with wooden clubs while blindfolded). After the tour, you have the option to return to your hotel, or head to Pub Street, where you can experience Hoi An bar life. Menu:

    • Bánh mì (a type of Vietnamese sandwich)
    • White Rose...

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

    8. 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...

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

    9. 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: Ao Dai Photography Tour

    10. Hoi An: Ao Dai Photography Tour

    There are many things traditional to Vietnam that deeply impress people from all over the world. Ao Dai is one of them. As you can see, Ao Dai is not just a costume, it is the essence and the glory of the Vietnamese culture. Nowadays, Ao Dai is worn more commonly in daily life, such as by teachers and students in schools, flight attendants in Vietnamese airlines, office workers and hotel and restaurant employees. Hoi An Ancient Town is a famous tourist destination with ancient houses, small alleys and cozy cafés. On this tour to Hoi An, you can have a wonderful experience while dressing up in traditional Vietnamese costume and taking many photos in the different beautiful places that this city boasts. Each destination in your tour is chosen carefully and for your best experience. You will have that chance to explore whilst not only sightseeing, but also learning culture and capturing m...

    Great experience! Tour offered ao dai selection then a photo tour of Hoi An. Photographer and guides were easy to work with and know what to do which make the process smoothly. We got the pictures the day after and it turned out beautiful!!

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What people are saying about Hoi An Ancient Town

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Great experience! Tour offered ao dai selection then a photo tour of Hoi An. Photographer and guides were easy to work with and know what to do which make the process smoothly. We got the pictures the day after and it turned out beautiful!!

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.