Hoi An Walking Tour (Half Day)
- The walk is a fascinating sightseeing experience in the compact heritage town of Hoian.
- Enter historical houses dating as far back as the 15th Century, beautifully combining elements of Japanese, Chinese and Vietnamese architecture.
- Visit the iconic Japanese Covered Bridge, the only tile-roof-covered bridge outside of Japan.
- Admire the grand ornamentation of ancient Chinese Assembly Halls.
- Watch the art of handicraft making at a local workshop.
- Age range
- under 87 year olds
Hoi An’s multicultural history and unique character has earned it recognition as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999. It was described that “Hoi An Ancient Town is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a South-East Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century. Its buildings and its street plan reflect the influences, both indigenous and foreign, that have combined to produce this unique heritage site”.
Join us on this insightful half-day Hoi An Walking Tour and wind your way through the beautifully preserved UNESCO World Heritage Site with water wells, art and antique galleries, lantern shops and tailors galore. Whether it’s your first time in Hoian, or you’re returning with the hopes of seeing even more, an exploration with Vietnam Travel’s friendly guide showcases the history, culture and traditions of this incredible city and highlights where old meets new.
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Detailed Itinerary of Hoi An Walking Tour (Half Day)
Meet Vietnam Travel's local guide at your hotel lobby in Hoian and begin with a walk to the Ancient Town. Stroll along the narrow streets, lined on either side by ancient houses with clear Chinese, Japanese, French, and European architectural influences. You will also learn about the heritage of both international and indigenous cultures in the ancient port.
The tour includes visits to Hoi An Museum, many of the town’s renowned ancient houses which boast remarkable architecture, Assembly Halls of Chinese influence, and of course the must see Japanese Covered Bridge. While walking around Hoi An, exploring the small yet beautiful town, which tourists (even frequent visitors) find to be a place of quiet and peace. The last stop is at a local workshop to watch the art of handicraft making which offers you chance of capturing the most liveliful and special moments of local artisans.
The guide will farewell you at the pick-up point or at any places in the town at your favor.
Duration: 3-4 hours.
Pickup location: Pick up at centrally located hotels in Hoi An. If you are in Danang, please ask our travel consultants for more information regarding arrangement.
Pickup time: 8.00 AM-8.30 AM or 14.00-14.30.
Drop off location: The same place as pick up point.
AccommodationRated Excellent by past passengers
All the hotels/ cruise are subject to availability and can be changed. In case any of the listed hotels are fully booked, alternatives of equivalence will be taken.
GuideRated Excellent by past passengers
Expert English-speaking local guide.
(Other languages on request)
MealsRated Excellent by past passengers
TransportRated Excellent by past passengers
Service of a private driver and an air-conditioned vehicle.
Please note that airfares are subject to availability and to change without notice
• Local English-speaking guide (other languages available upon request).
• Hoian Ancient Town entrance fee.
• A bottle of water per person.
• Personal expenses.
• Travel insurance.
• Tipping/ Gratuities.
• Others not mentioned in the program.