No place in Vietnam has such a beautiful scenery like in Hoi An city, Vietnam. Travelers not only come to Hoi An to explore and know more the history of Hoi An Ancient town, enjoying Hoi An’s specialties but they also want to know about Hoi An culture. Thus, they want to see more of Hoi An countryside and realize how the local people live and do their daily work. To help you discover some of Hoi An’s hidden parts, Premium Travel Vietnam (PTV) organizes Half Day Hoi An Biking Tour.


Organic agriculture, Hoi An, Vietnam | Photo by Ana Maria Cu… | Flickr

Location: Hoi An

Duration: 4-5 hours

Departure Time: 8:00 or 8:30 a.m

Highlights: Vegetables village – buffalo ride – rice paper making – mattress weaving


To begin our Hoi An Cycling Tour, in the morning at 8:30 a.m our English tour guide will come to meet you up at the hotel and we start the tour. So, we will be then riding bicycles to Tra Que village which is two kilometers from Hoi An downtown. Along the way, you will see beautiful rice paddies and you can come across seeing the guy lying on the back of water buffalo. Hence, it is a great chance to take some pictures.

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Farmer working on farm

On arriving at Tra Que Vegetables village, we will first walk around this lovely rustic garden and realize how green the garden is! Also, you have a chance to see lots of organic fresh herbs such as coriander, cabbage, basil, spring onion, salad that are grown here. Especially, the fertilizer that the people use to feed their crop is seaweed taken from De Vong river nearby. So, the herbs here are very fresh, clean and healthy and that is really good to our health.

We then keep strolling around and know how the local people hoe the soil, planting vegetables and watering the garden. Although they work very hard but they always smile and are so friendly. By the way, you will get to know the daily life of local people by interacting with them to know more their farming culture.

Later on, we continue our Half Day Hoi An Biking Tour to go along small village lanes and passing by massive rice paddy fields, duck farms along the way. And on the way, we would love to give you a fun Buffalo ride. This is a funny experience for you as he will take you in the water, walking in the mud. You will surely have an enjoyable ride with him.

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Buffalo ride in Hoi An

Following our Hoi An Bike Tour is a short bike ride go to Hoi An center and take a short wooden boat trip across Thu Bon river to reach Cam Kim islet.

At arriving, we are ready to hop on our bikes will be biking around this little lovely island and feel the peace and calmness of Vietnamese village. On the way, if possible, you also have a chance to interact with the locals to know more about their life, culture and customs.

Especially, we will make some stops at some local family businesses to know more how people live and how they maintain such a beautiful handicraft work from their forefathers. So, the people here have been doing their jobs for a long time and no matter how hard their life is, they still keep their traditional job from previous generations and happy with what they have.

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Rice paper making in Hoi An


Next, our visits will be: sleeping – mat weaving, basket – boat making, wood – carving job as well as rice – noodles making. Following that, you can demonstrate by yourself and have a great fun out here.

Finally, we will cycle back to the hotel and we will finish our Hoi An Biking Tour here.  Many sweet memories will still retain in your mind.


Firstly, if you want to be away from hustle in Hoi An center, this Half Day Hoi An Biking Tour is worth it a try. So, we will take unbeaten pathways for you to be away from the crowd in town and understand more of Vietnamese culture. Moreover, by contacting with the local people, you will know how the local people live and how they try their best to preserve their habits, customs and lifestyle. And finally, you will find the trip interesting as you can try to do on your own.


Hội An | Our group on a biking tour around the outskirts of … | Flickr

35 $ (thirty five American dollars) each person (minimum 2 persons) or send us an email to for more details about this Hoi An Bike Tour. We are always at your service.

Tour inclusion Tour exclusion
– Standard bicycles with helmets

– English speaking guide

– Sightseeing tickets

– Cold water and wet tissue


– Travel insurance

– Other expenses

– Soft drinks and beverages

– Tips and gratuities

Things to bring Travel tip

-Fully charged camera; Sun cream; Climbing shoes; Caps/hats; Sun glasses; Insect spray


In months of October, November, December, January, February; it normally rains in Hoi An, let’s bring rain coats with you. For the rest of the year, it is usually hot and humid.


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Fun on Buffalo Ride


So, if you come to Hoi An or Da Nang and would like to find a professional tour operator for Hoi An Bike Tour, do not hesitate to contact us:

Premium Travel Vietnam


Whatsapp/Viber at 0084 979613777

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Name: Marlie

Date of review: Feb 16th 2019

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