General

Things you must do when you are in hoi an

Hoi An overview

Hoi An is a charming, peaceful city by the Thu Bon river. This town was a really properous trading port in the 16th and the 17th centuries with lots of foreign traders from many countries who came to exchange merchant products and settled for themselves each community in the old town. This city is a traditional port city and the first of this kind in Southeast Asia. Hoi An is just small city, covering an area of around 2 square kilometers. This city is set up to be a typical trading town in Europe in the old times with many cross roads and the houses here built with 2 storeys and are made of wood and clay. Thus, they have 3 apartments: the rear where the host pick up the goods from the junks, the middle wis living room and the front near the street for sale. Hoi An’s houses are quite small and tiny but they always have a courtyard in the middle for ventilation. Although the city has undergone many years and centuries but Hoi An still preserves lots of ancient relics such as towns, houses, assembly halls, pagodas, temples, ancient wells and graves. Besides, the architecture in Hoi An strongly features domestic influences while it has a mixture of Western and Oriental architectures. Through many generations, hoi an people have still preserved some customs and habits as well as cultural activities, beliefs  and passed down to the next generations. Hoi An also has a pleasant environment, lovely setting old town with many urban and handicraft villages such as carpentry, pottery and vegetables villages… Hoi An people are very friendly and hospitable. They always smile and are ready to help you when you want something.

The following are the top things you can do when you come to hoi an:

  • Enjoy Cao Lau: one of Hoi An’s specialties; made from fresh rice with water coming from Ba La Well which is very fresh and clean; slices of barbecued pork, bean sprouts, herb and lettuce

 

 

 

 

Activities

Tour inclusion

  • Private car
  • English speaking guide
  • Cold water and wet tissue
  • Entrance tickets
  • Meal as stated in the itinerary (L= Lunch)

Tour exclusion

  • All international and domestic flights
  • Hotels
  • Tipping and gratuities
  • Other personal charges
  • Travel insurance

Children policy

  • FOC for children under 5 years old
  • 50% charge for children from 6 to 12 years old
  • Full charge as adults for children over 12 years old

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