Hoi An is the ultimate cycling destination thanks to the excellent climate, flat landscape, short distances and the wonderful countryside. This half-day countryside and island discovery tour is the first choice for people who love the outdoors, want to experience Vietnamese traditional villages and beautiful countryside. The ride is comfortable, safe, and great fun!
Bottled drinking water (Aquafina or la Vie), healthy snack.
Comfortable and high quality bicycle + helmet Ferry boat + basket boat ride, entrance fees
USD 23 for
Our tour guide will meet you at your hotel and transfer to our location at - 33 DH, Tan An, Hoi An. Cycle the back street passing the colorful market to the ferry station to load all the bicycles on a ferry boat for your cross over to the island. On arrival it is time to hop on your bicycle again and begin your island tour. Along the way you will meet local crafts persons that produce traditional crafts such as ornate furniture, coracles and mats.
With your guide, cycle the quiet paths in and out of the country hamlets. There will be endless photo opportunities here as we take the most scenic country lanes. You will witness beautiful rice fields sparkling in the sun and locals with buffalos on their farmlands. Most people you interact with are so happy to see you and will wave and say hello, especially the children. Some might even invite your over for a snack.
Stop at the small fishing village, with the fishing man you will try bamboo basket boat ride to discover the canals and palm grove forest. Bamboo basket boat is known locally as Thung Chai and is very popular among the local fishermen in Hoi An. The local fishermen really like to use it because it is very convenient and use it to catch fish with the fishing net and to carry oil, wood, food and other things they might need while fishing. The Basket Boat ride is a very unique and interesting experience.
Continue cycling the small country roads past through endless farms and rice fields to discover even more the beautiful countryside and charming villages. Meet up again with your ferry boat and head back to Hoi An.