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  2. Quang Nam
  3. Hoi An

Hoi An: Morning Countryside Tour by Bike

Product ID: 74668
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Explore the Hoi An known only to locals comprised of village scenes, family farms, fishing ports, local food, religious traditions, family life and friendly residents waiting to be discovered. Experience this half-day tour great for all ages and families.
About this activity
Duration 4.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Booklets
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • BIke historic alleyways of Hoi An and ride to one of Hoi An's most beautiful villages
  • Cycle through the stunning countryside comprised of family farms, fishing ports and local food
  • Sample tasty fresh local foods such as Banh Beo and rice wine
Full description
Morning is the ideal time to explore the hidden passageways and winding alleys of Hoi An. Meet at the local tour provider's shop at #21 Hai Ba Trung Street. Walk 20 meters up the small alleyway and you’ll see it on your left behind the green gates. Your guide will fit your bike, give a safety briefing and provide an overview of the tour.

Have the chance to photograph the iconic Japanese Bridge in the historic district. Crossing the canal bridge first near the night market, continue to the new metal bike bridge connecting Hoi An proper and its southern villages of Quang Nam Province. Not far from the bridge, visit a local family making Banh Beo using the traditional method. These small, savory rice flour bowls are a common breakfast staple in the countryside. Continue riding to one of Hoi An's most beautiful villages, stopping at a family home to learn about the tradition of family chapels. Your host is nearly 90-years-old and vividly remembers his experiences during the American War.

Pedal past rice fields and vegetable farms along small canals and waterways towards a wooden boat building site. Fishing is still the lifeblood of the province and the construction of these ships is quite amazing to witness and photograph. If the timing is right, you'll also see families gathering to clean fishing nets between journeys at sea. The roads narrow again to concrete paths and your final stops will include a traditional mat weaving shop and a family distillery, where rice wine has been produced in the same manner for generations. Of course, samples for a tasting will be provided. A short ride from here, you will board a local ferry for a trip back to town. Have your cameras ready for great views of the Hoi An waterfront. Once dockside, it's a short 5 minute ride through alleyways back to the local tour provider's shop. 
Includes
  • English-speaking, professional, local tour guides
  • Top quality GT bikes
  • Bike sizes for all ages, including kids
  • Helmet
  • Coffee or tea
  • Fresh fruit
  • Cold water in refillable bottles all during the tour
  • All fees and tours
What’s Not Included
  • Additional food or drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point
Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
● Group size of 2 to 10 persons
● Discounts for children 15 and under
● Kid bikes available
● Please provide all passenger heights
● Please advise of any dietary requirements at time of booking
● Full payment taken at time of booking
● Confirmation by e-mail
● Dress in comfortable clothes for biking with proper footwear, flip-flops and loose sandals not advised
● Sunscreen and hats are recommended
● Tour operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
● Thin plastic rain ponchos can be provided if necessary
● Guests should be comfortable on a bike and in reasonable physical condition
Customer reviews
Overall rating
5.0 / 5
based on 27 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.9/5
Organization
4.9/5
Value for money
4.9/5
Safety
5.0/5

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Grasshopper Adventures Vietnam

Product ID: 74668