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Duration: 3 Days
Tour Starts/Ends: Danang, Vietnam

Brief Description: Chill out on the beaches of Danang with this 3 day tour (This tour can be extended if required).
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Danang / Hoi An - Arrival

  • Arrive at Danang Airport / Meet and transfer to your hotel in Hoi An.
  • Free at leisure for your own activities.
  • Accommodation at hotel in Hoi An.

Hoi An (B)
  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Full day free at leisure (swimming/ biking/ relax on Cua Dai Beach).
  • Accommodation at hotel in Hoi An.

Hoi An - Danang Departure (B)
  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Free at leisure until transfer to Danang Airport for departure flight.

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Not far away from Danang (30km) Hoi An town is small and peaceful, the kind of place where you may get stuck for a few days, whether it is intentionasl or not. Originally known as Faifo, this antique town is bordered on its southern side by the Thu Bon River, along which there's a number of small cafes.

Despite the fact that it is now a tourist haven, the artistic atmosphere and local friendly people create an inviting environment. Hoi An was an important port developed in 17th century and remained so for a long time. There used to be canals parallel to the streets, so merchandise could be loaded straight from the back of houses onto the boats. Hoi An’s continuance as a port lasted right up until the early years of the 20 century, when the river became silted up forcing the cargo ships to call at Da Nang instead.

In the past Hoi An has been used by the Japanese, Portuguese, Dutch, French and the large remaining Chinese community where all sorts of produce and wares were traded. Remnants of these past traders’ influences can still be seen lining the streets of Hoi An. There are nine different types of historical sites in Hoi An with an average age of 200 years. They include private houses, family chapels, community halls, communal houses, temples, pagodas, bridges, wells and tombs. Many of these buildings have been maintained close to their original form, allowing you imagination to recreate a prosperous trading town. The houses are small and colorful with wooden doors and two round "wooden house's eyes" above, window shutters and ornamental furniture. A pleasant change from the iron bars and metal grates of other towns.

Hoi An is full of shops selling artwork, from lifelike memorial family portraits, to stylized images of Hoi An houses and streets. Next door to the art shops are places selling souvenir statues, ceramic plates, and ‘antique’ bowls. At the market place beside the river, you can pick up almost anything you want. Tourists are often being lured into the markets to buy silk and to have quality garments tailor made. You can have anything from dresses and trousers to shirts and hats made for a cheap price.

Another noticeable quality of Hoi An is its relative silence. There are few cars and people do not feel the urge to use their horns every two seconds. The streets are filled with the hum of voices, motorbikes and the shuffling of thongs along the ground. Hoi An is small enough to get around on foot, and you will need a set of wheels if you are going to Cua Dai Beach, or on a day trip to the Marble Mountains or Da Nang.

A relaxing activity around sunset is to hire a boat from the waterside by the market place. Many of the locals will wait on the river and offer you this service throughout the day and night.

  • Air-conditioned Transport / Return Airport Transfer (without guide)
  • Hotel accommodation based on twin sharing at specified hote with daily breakfast.

  • Vietnam Visa
  • Tour Guide / Other meals.
  • Domestic and International airticket with taxes.
  • Early check-in or late check-out at hotel.
  • Personal expenses such as souvenirs etc.

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