1. HOI AN BASKET BOAT TOUR OVERVIEW:
Hoi An Basket Boat Tour takes you to experience the fishing life of Hoi An fishermen on the river. Especially, you can have an opportunity to ride one of the unique boat in Vietnam: basket boat (round boat). It is the-first-of-its-kind in Vietnam. Through some fishing and eco friendly coracle boat activities, you will find out how interesting the local lifestyle is and to get a deep insight into Hoi An culture. So, come with Premium Travel Vietnam (PTV) for the best Hoi An Basket Boat Tour.
2. HOI AN BASKET BOAT SUMMARY:
Duration: half day
Starting time: 08:30 a.m
Finish time: 12:30 noon
Pick up point: at your hotel
Drop off point: either in town or at your hotel
Highlights: boat cruise – basket boat ride – fishing net release – crab fishing – origami making
3. HOI AN BASKET BOAT TOUR PROGRAM
Today, we will experience Hoi An’s fishing and eco life with PTV. So we will come to pick you up at the hotel and transfer to Hoi An dock. Then we start taking boat cruise downstream on Thu Bon rive to Cua Dai estuary. Along the way, you will have an opportunity to find out the fishing life of local people in Hoi An. So, the landscape of Hoi An’s rural areas on two sides of Thu Bon river is really picturesque . And if we see a fisherman fishing on the river, your camera is ready to take great pictures when he is throwing the fishing net into river. Possibly, you can have a talk with him to know more of his daily life.
After that, we keep cruising our boat heading to Cua Dai estuary. It will be a great chance for you to see fishing life of Hoi An people.
Then to continue our Hoi An Round Boat Tour, we are heading to 7 – hectare Cam Thanh water coconut forest and we will go by some of very tranquil coconut palm – flanked waterways. A quiet rural village appears in front of our eyes and you will feel how relaxing the scenery is when you stay away from hustle in Hoi An center.
At arriving, you can firstly take a seat to take some beautiful photos or view the peace of area and enjoy a fresh water coconut. Following the tour are some thrilling and interesting stories of a past war led by a local villager about what happened in 1960’ when Viet Cong guerillas were hiding here.
Afterwards, we then get on basket boat to go further in coconut forest and the boat rider will instruct you how to run or paddle this boat. You will see how funny and exciting the ride is! Moreover, she will tell you how to make some origami artwork from coconut leaves as well as trying to catch little purple crabs for fun.
Moving on our trip, we will keep paddling to enjoy round boat performance by a local guy and even coracle boat racing competition on the river if you have a chance. You will definitely have a huge fun out here. Eventually, we will take you to a local restaurant nearby for lunch with some of Hoi An’s local dishes. And lastly, our guide and driver will come to take you back to your hotel. Then our Hoi An Basket Boat Tour will come to an end here.
4. What do you expect in Hoi An Basket Boat Tour?
First, this is one of the best Hoi An Basket Boat Tours in Hoi An, if you participate in this tour with PTV, you will have a full range of fishing life activities from learning to cast fishing net into river to paddling unique basket boat in Hoi An. Therefore, the tour gives you an insight into Vietnamese fishing culture as well as harmonizing yourself into an authentic local fishing life.
5. Hoi An Basket Boat Ride Price?
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|Tour inclusion||Tour exclusion|
|– 4 – seat private car with air conditioning and hotel pick up and drop off|
– Experienced driver
– English speaking guide
– Entrance ticket
– Cold water and wet tissue
|– Travel insurance|
– Other expenses
– Soft drinks and beverages
– Tips and gratuities
|Things to bring||Travel information|
-Fully charged camera; Sun cream; Sandals or shoes; Caps/hats; Sun glasses; Insect spray
|We might see lots of Korean and Chinese tourists and hear dancing music at coconut forest because it is a popular place for them.We will not organise the tour in case of bad weather i.e storms, typhoons, flooding…|
6. How to book Hoi An Basket Boat Ride?
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