HOI AN VILLAGE EXPERIENCE BIKING ADVENTURE TOUR
This tour is not for tourists on cruise ships
Duration: 6 hours (Minimum : 2 pax , by bicycle or motorbike)
– Visit different villages around Hoi an and Escape from the noise of Hoi an city centre
– Experience the real local people life in Hoi an villages
– Join some local activities with local people like : making sleeping mat, rice paper, bamboo basket boat,…
– Enjoy the green and the beaty of Hoi an village lanscapes
Tourguide will pick you up from your hotel at 8:00 a.m and you will go by bike to the pier where you cross bridge via Thu Bon River about 15 minutes, Then. you go to the Kim Bong carpenters village.
Here, you’ll be introduced the history of the village and local activities, be able to visit the shipbuilding & repairing workshop, the wood carvings of Mr. Huynh Ri and mother of pearl inlaid wood carving of Mr. Phuc , as well as join in other workshops. You will see how to make the traditional wooden boats that move along the rivers. These famous basket boats, woven by bamboo and palm trees, have been manufactured at Mr. Kha’s workshop for close to 85 years.
Then, you’ll continue riding to Tra Nhieu village, along the Thu Bon river. Your guide will talk about the history of the war, as well as the local communities daily activities. You might be able to see the fishermen leave their nets, boats and prepare their tools for a long 2-3 week journey at sea. Taking the path along the river, you will see coconut water, fishing nets, and wild birds, then you can enjoy a small pleasant walk on a quiet bamboo bridge amongst coconut trees. From there you can visit a craft mats making workshop to see firsthand how they’re made. Back to the dock, you’ll board on the boat and go about 25 minutes to local ferry station. Then, you cycle to Van Lang village and Bay Mau coconut water forest – about 7 hectares, surrounded by mangrove forests, canals, and houses covered by coconut water leaf. This place has been the refuge for people and local soldiers ( Viet cong ) during the Vietnam War and their families.
It is famous for providing the most seafood products in the area. You’ll be greeted warmly at a local family with 3 generations of family in the village. Enjoy welcome drink with green tea and stroll through the village. Local villager will take you to discover their techniques of traditional fishery through the coconut forest by a basket boat. You’ll go back to the family for a relaxing foot massage with medicinal herbs (a traditional therapeutic practice) and prepare fo cooking class with local family. You’ll be introduced how to prepare local dishes such as rice Pancakes, Spring rolls ,Hoi An Nem, etc. and you will enjoy the traditional dishes that you yourself have cooked. After having a lunch, taking rest and go back to your hotel. Finish the Tour.
– Bicycle or motorbike
– English speaking guide
– Cooking Class & Lunch
– Village fee and Tips for local people
– Foot massage with herbs
If you would like to get a quote or you agree to book, please click on BOOK NOW and fill in the form your fullname, how many people you are, day of activities, name of your hotel, room number, what kind of food you don’t want to eat for lunch.
Notes: Age groups Child (3-11) and Adult (12-95 )