Ancient Town Hoi An Day Tour
From the 16th to 18th century, Hoi An was a thriving international commercial port for Chinese, Dutch, French, Japanese, Portuguese and Arab traders. These people came primarily to trade in the high grade silk, which is still produced in the area, as well as ceramics. Today, Hoi An is a quaint riverside town, popular with tourists for its eclectic architecture, tailors shops, and numerous cafes. Some of the buildings in the narrow streets have remained unchanged for more than a century.
- Lunch at local restaurant
- English speaking local guides
- Entrance fees for all the mentioned visits
- Air-conditioned vehicle during the whole trip
- Mineral water on the tour
- Meals other than mentioned
- Tips to guides, drivers, hotel porters, boat crews…
- Any services other than mentioned
Discover the vibrant history of Hoi An, a bustling international port in the 16th to 18th century, attracting traders from China, the Netherlands, France, Japan, Portugal, and Arabia. Silk and ceramics were the prized commodities exchanged during this era, and Hoi An continues to produce fine silk to this day.
Today, Hoi An charms visitors with its riverside setting, quaint streets, and a mix of architectural styles. Explore the narrow winding streets of the Ancient Quarter on a half-day walking tour, immersing yourself in the captivating sights of Chua Ong Pagoda, Chinese Assembly Halls, the historic Tam Ky Ancestral House (over 200 years old), and the iconic Japanese Bridge.
After a delightful lunch, embark on a short boat trip to a nearby island, where you'll visit a handicraft village renowned for its ceramics. Experience the artistry firsthand and witness the skilled craftsmanship. Don't miss the opportunity to also explore the boat building yards, where traditional wooden vessels are meticulously crafted.
Hoi An proudly holds UNESCO's World Heritage designation, standing as a testament to its cultural significance. Immerse yourself in this captivating riverside town, where time-honored traditions and architectural gems blend harmoniously with modern attractions.