Recognised as a World Cultural Heritage Site in 1999, Hoi An ancient town has been doing great to become the top holiday destination in Vietnamholiday destination in Vietnam for both domestic and international tourists. There are some awesome things to do in Hoi An as below:
1. Enjoy walking tour around the ancient town to visit old temples, pagodas, houses and sit at one of the quiet corners to drink local beer, taste sweet coffee or try some local dishes.
2. Take a romantic boat along Thu Bon river to see the people's daily life.
3. Relax one of the nice beach resorts in Cua Dai or enjoy white sandy beach of An Bang which is not far from the ancient town.
4. Buy cheap and good "ready to wear clothes" or have a tailor made suit in a short time. Many tourists come to Hoi An to buy shirts, dresses, silks, shoes... and bring home. For shopping, Hoi An is paradise. Just a note, it is common to bargain when you buy something, but people in Hoi An are generally kind and honest.
5. Book a cycling tour to Tra Que vegetable village and learning how to be a farmer in Hoi An.
6. Book a basket tour and learn how to row a basket boat, how to fish which will be great fun.
7. Book a half day tour to My Son ruins, another world heritage that is not far from Hoi An.
8. If the weather is good and if you like snorkeling or diving, book a tour to Cham island for full day or 1- 2 nights.
9. Book cooking class in Hoi An with a visit to local market before learning how to cook delicious Vietnamese food. When finished, sit down and enjoy your meals with what you cook.
10. Take nice photos of Hoi An's lanterns, old houses and people of this lovely town.
For any Vietnam tour package, it is a must to stay in Hoi An because Hoi An is too charming and you will definitely collect wonderful memories of this ancient town. However, when sending your Vietnam travel inquiry, please advise if you want to stay at hotel in the ancient town or a beach resort which is from 5-10 km from the town (All beach resorts offer free shuttle buses to town and back), then our travel consultants know to book the hotels that meets your interests and budget.