- Discover Hoi An's UNESCO-listed architecture
- Enjoy a basket boat ride in Cam Thanh Village
- Sample Vietnamese cuisine on a food tour
- Relax on the white sands of An Bang Beach
|Day 1||Arrive in Da Nang, Transfer to Hoi An||Hoi An|
|Day 2||Foodie Tour in Hoi An||Hoi An|
|Day 3||Cam Thanh Village Tour & Basket Boat Adventure||Hoi An|
|Day 4||Explore Hoi An||Hoi An|
|Day 5||An Bang Beach Day||Hoi An|
|Day 6||Return to Da Nang, Depart|
Day 1: Arrive in Da Nang, Transfer to Hoi An
Welcome to Vietnam! Your driver will be waiting at Da Nang Airport to take you to your hotel in Hoi An, located an hour down the coast. Settle into this peaceful port town, which lies on the Tho Bon River and is fringed by tranquil rice paddies and beaches lapped by the South China Sea. Visitors are drawn to Hoi An for its ancient architecture, lantern-lined streets, and skilled tailors who can whip up a custom-made outfit in as little as 24 hours.
Day 2: Foodie Tour in Hoi An
Day 3: Cam Thanh Village Tour & Basket Boat Adventure
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Head just south of Hoi An today for an eco-tour of Cam Thanh Village, which is famous for its lush mangroves and 208-acre (84 ha) Bay Mau Palm Forest. You'll visit the bamboo handicraft center, where locals have been creating goods from coconut and bamboo since the beginning of the 19th century. Afterward, take a peaceful trip in a Vietnamese bamboo basket boat through the mangroves; you'll get the chance to paddle and try your hand at crab fishing.
Return to Hoi An and enjoy a free afternoon. Wander on foot or rent a bike to cycle along the car-and-motorbike-free streets—motorized vehicles are banned in the city. Along the way, you'll pass shuttered wooden buildings that date back to the 16th century. Order a custom-made outfit from one of the resident tailors and try some street-food snacks. For sunset views, head to one of the city's nearby beaches, loved for their soft, pale sands.
Day 4: Explore Hoi An
Spend today exploring Hoi An independently. The city has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its fusion of ancient architecture, which includes red-gold Chinese temples, an ornate Japanese bridge, Vietnamese merchant houses, and French stores. Wander along the waterfront, passing boats bobbing on the water and local fishermen hauling in the day's catch.
Take some time to relax in a café with a robust Vietnamese drip coffee and stroll through the vibrant markets to pick up tropical fruit and sample a bowl of herby pho (noodle soup). If you fancy some exercise, rent a bike to explore the countryside outside of Hoi An, which is filled with swaying fields of rice dotted with tiny farming villages.
Day 5: An Bang Beach Day
Day 6: Return to Da Nang, Depart
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