Charming Hoi An Tour with River Cruise from Hanoi

Charming Hoi An Tour with River Cruise from Hanoi
Charming Hoi An Tour with River Cruise from Hanoi

Discover Hoi An’s old world charm with an early morning guided walk through the town as it begins to come alive. Take a cruise up river as the sun rises over the tranquil waters and enjoy a cooking class, snorkeling and a foot massage.

What You’ll Do

  • Danang arrival – Hoi An half day tour
  • Cham island snorkeling/diving tour (B, L)
  • Hoi An – Tra Que village – Hoi An (B, L)
  • Hoi An – Tra Que village – Hoi An (B, L)
  • Amazing Hoi An- Da Nang Trip

What to Expect

Charming Hoi An Tour with River Cruise from Hanoi
Charming Hoi An Tour with River Cruise from Hanoi
Day 1: Danang arrival – Hoi An half day tour
Arriving at Danang airport from Hanoi, you will be met and driven to Hoi An to check in the hotel. We spend the morning/afternoon for a walking tour around this enchanting port town.

Follow the narrow lanes lined with centuries-old houses influenced by Chinese, Japanese, French and European architectures and visit its numerous places of interest: the 400-year old Japanese Covered Bridge, the Phuc Kien Assembly Halls, the local fish market … Around the town we can see a numerous art galleries and tailor shops, get some made-to-order clothes if you like. You spend more two hours boat trip on the Thu Bon river to enjoy the natural view and discover the normal life of local fishing people. Back to the hotel.

Day 2: Cham island snorkeling/diving tour (B, L)
Cu Lao Cham is a large island consists of several small islands distance 25 nautical miles off the coast from Hoi An.

At the summer, if guests reaches for the island by normal boat, it takes 2 and half hour, but only 30 minutes by speed boat. There are seven islands altogether named according to their shape or characteristics.
They are called Lao (pear), Dai (long), La (leaf), Kho (dry), Tai (ear), Mo (tomb), and Nom (East wind). They have a good climate, always cool the year round, and trees and animals are plentiful here, as well as marine life. On the island there are precious bird nests while under the water, the coral is marvelous. And surrounding the island are very nice beaches with clean white sand and transparent, cool water.

– 8.30am : Transfer bus from hotel to Cua Dai quay
– 9am-9.25am : Relax in fresh cool wind & enjoy the beautiful landscape on the speed boat to Cham island
– 9.25 – 10.10am : Visit Bai Lang, including Au Thuyen, Tay Tang pagoda and Bai Lang fishing village
– 10.10-11.10 : Transfer to Bai Xep for snorkeling
– 11.10-14.00pm : Go to Bai chong to relax, swim, sunbath and enjoy a special lunch with fresh seafood
– 14pm: Return to the mainland. Be back hotel to relax and spend time to enjoy the shopping at the ancient town.

Charming Hoi An Tour with River Cruise from Hanoi
Charming Hoi An Tour with River Cruise from Hanoi

Day 3: Hoi An – Tra Que village – Hoi An (B, L)
Tra Que is a charming little village on the edge of Hoi An, the village is famous for its sweet scented & green vegetables that spice up on the daily meals of Hoi An people: Cao Lau and Quang noodles. Come here, you will have a chance to discover the art of cultivating and water plants, tasting and doing a cooking class with local dishes prepared by host.

Itinerary for one-day tour: Depart at your hotel at 9:00 am, you will ride by bicycle to Tra Que Vegetable Village, experience a day of living and working with the local farmers in this village. A tour of the organic vegetable and herb gardens can include some time working in the field if you like, or merely observing and learning about the system and the fresh ingredients.

Upon returning to the house, we were all treated to an herbal foot massage followed by a session of cooking various local dishes als such as : Tam Huu Spring Roll, Banh Xeo or the local pancake of the people from the middle region. Biking back to your hotel, ends of tour. Overnight at hotel in Hoi An.

Other recommendation: If you don’t want to go back the hotel. You can spend more time for relax at An Bang Beach that is not far from the village, about 2km to the east of Hoi An Town. The beach is over 3 km in length and up to 300m in width. The beach boasts fine white sand, clear and blue water, moderate slopes and small waves, which make it ideal for recreational activities like swimming and enjoy cheap sea food (your own taxi if you want to drop here).

Day 4: Hoi An – Danang departure (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Relax till the driver comes to pick you up and transfers to the airport for your flight back. Trip ends.


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