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Hoi An: Handmade Villages Bicycle Tour

Product ID: 289255
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A day full of crafts and outdoor activities in some lesser-known parts of Hoi An. Visit local villages to see how the people of Hoi An go about their daily routines, including making lanterns and growing food straight from the soil.
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Duration: 7 hours
Starting time 8:30 AM
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Pickup included

You will be picked up from your hotel in the Hoi An city center.

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  • Cycle to a lantern craftsman’s house
  • Visit the Tra Que vegetable village to learn first hand how farmers cultivate vegetable gardens
  • Cruise on a local boat along the lovely Thu Bon River to discover hidden parts of Hoi An
  • Stop off at the Thanh Ha Pottery Village to watch skilled locals create handmade pottery
Full description
Your tour will begin as your guide meets you in the lobby of your hotel, from where you will travel by bicycle to a lantern craftsman’s house. There you will observe and learn how to make one of the beautiful lanterns that you see all around Hoi An's Old Town. The lanterns in Hoi An are very special and bear the distinct features which other craft villages do not have.

Following the lantern craftsman's house you will continue your trip to a local farm known as Tra Que Village. There you will learn how the farmers work and cultivate their vegetable gardens, before lunch is served at a restaurant in Hoi An. In the afternoon you will put your bike on a boat and enjoy a boat trip along Thu Bon River, with stops to visit a Kim Bong Carpenter.

After that, hope on your bike again and cycle cross Cam Kim Bridge to Thanh Ha Pottery Village, where you can learn about and take part in the daily lives of the Thanh Ha people. there you will observe the necessary steps used for producing pottery products such as vases, pots, and kettles. After learning about pottery making, you'll visit the Thanh Ha Terra Cotta Park museum. The museum is a continuous shift, where past, present, and future influence one another.
  • Transfer and transportation as per itinerary
  • Bicycle
  • Boat trip
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Travel insurance
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • People who can't ride a bike

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• Hotel pickup
• 20-kilometer bike ride
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From £41.71 £37.53 per person

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Hoi An Express

Product ID: 289255