- Experience the wonderful Hoi An, Thu Bon River culture and daily life
- Immerse yourself in Hoi An food culture and enjoy it's delicious food while cruising along
Destinations: Hoi An, Thu Bon River
Duration: 3,5 Hours
Discover Vietnam’s stunningly unspoiled countryside & culture in style…
Explore the wonderful Hoi An Thu Bon River culture and daily life while you immerse yourself in Hoi An food culture.
This tour isn’t only about eating delicious food; it is about enjoying it the traditional way, “an com gia dinh”, literally translated as the family meal or family eating rice. Sharing a family meal is the foundation of Vietnamese culture. The real treasure in Vietnamese food isn’t the combination of the dishes it is about sharing. Communal serving platters prepared for everyone to enjoy, the group sits around the table to share the meal. It is polite and respectful to place food in each other’s bowls, younger to elders and hosts to guests and enjoy long conversation and family time while the meal is eaten. There is no hurry at all. It is about taking time and enjoying each other’s company and hearing the news of the day.
There is no better place to enjoy “an com gia dinh” than on our Chic boats. Our boats are traditional Vietnamese fishing vessels that have been refurbished to the highest standards and designed specifically for cooking and dining on board.
Vietnamese food is considered one of the healthiest in the world, using fresh ingredients that are low in fat. Enjoy the balanced combination of sweet, savory, crunchy and smooth textures in each dish.
Your tour begins when your US Military jeep picks you up at your hotel to take you to the Chic boat. This tour operates for 3.5 hours. We offer a 10.30am departure for lunch.
Note: Optional activities: 1 hour biking in Duy Hai village, 1 hour kayak or paddling a traditional coracle boat.
Embarking, it is time to relax and enjoy the romance of the river. Perhaps enjoy a glass of wine? Watch the local people go about their daily lives in Tra Nhieu village and explore the river coconut forest. After exploring the stunning river and its river culture we sit to savor the freshly made dishes “an com gia dinh”. Your meal is accompanied by some of our local wines and is to be enjoyed in an unhurried and relaxed manner. On arrival back in Hoi An, your jeep is waiting to take you back to your hotel where the tour ends.
Price per person in USD
Pick up & drop off by jeep
Chic boat trip
Lunch, mineral water
English speaking guide
Taxes and service charge
Tips and personal expenses
All services and items not mentioned specifically in the list above
What do I need to bring?
Booking Invoice from us
Cash for personal expense
What do I need to know?
The period in between November and April the weather is still changeable from sunny, to chilly and rainy. It is advisable in this period to bring some rain protection and some warmer clothing.
During the period of April to November it will good to pack a wide brimmed hat, sunscreen (at least SPF15), a reliable insect repellent, a camera and lots of batteries.
is doing all possible to make your journey and travel experience an unforgettable one. Weather conditions, we unfortunately cannot control. Our apologies for that! Get Up and Go Vietnam