HOI AN – CYCLING TOUR – DISCOVER COUNTRYSIDE (max 10p)
Cycling through the scenic and peaceful countryside of Hoi An. Experience local ferries around the Song Thu River Delta. Cross floating bridges in the Delta. Learn how local craftsman make wooden boats and how to weave basket boats. Experience lunch at a local family.
We depart at 8.30am from the meeting point and spend a day of leisurely cycling though the scenic countryside of Hoi An – Vietnam, far from the traffic the motor scooters and the noises of the city. You will cross the islands on the Song Thu river delta using local transportation, including ferries and floating bridge.
This tour will take you to discover how wooden river boats are made, learn the secret of weaving the colorful straw “Hoi An” sleeping mats Try the renowned Vietnamese basket boats. You will spend the day with first-hand contact with one of the rural inhabitant of the region, far from the usual tourist circuits.
At lunchtime you will be invited into the home of a local Vietnamese family for a traditional Vietnamese meal, and learn their customs and traditions. After you have relaxed for a while under the shade of a mango tree, you will Begin your return towards Hoi An, which will take about an hour. We finish the tour around 3pm back at the meeting point.
- City or hybrid bike
- Entrance fees and boat transfers
- English speaking guide
- Other beverages, taxes or service charges
- Personal expenses
- All services and items not mentioned specifically in the list above
- Travel insurance
- Booking voucher from us
- Cash for personal expense
Specific food requests
Please let us know if you have specific eating restrictions, allergic for certain things or if you are vegetarian, we can take that into account during the trips.
Especially for the north and central Vietnam;
In the period between November and April, the weather is variable, from sunny to cold and rainy. It is advisable during this period to bring some rain gear with some warmer clothes. In the period from April to November, it is good to pack a hat with a wide brim, sunscreen (at least SPF15) and a reliable insect repellent. A thin rain poncho is useful all year round.
Get Up And Go Vietnam does everything to make your trip an unforgettable experience. Unfortunately, we have no control over weather conditions. Our apologies for that!
What do I need to know?
During the period March to November it will good to pack your swimming gear, a
towel, a wide-brimmed hat, sunscreen (at least SPF15), a reliable insect
repellent, toiletries, a camera and lots of batteries. Warm clothing for the cooler
months of November to March are advised. How much luggage can I take? Your
vehicle has limited space so please keep your luggage to a maximum of 15kgs in
a backpack or soft over-night bag and include a small day pack to hand carry for
easy access to camera, sunscreen, water etc. Inhibitions can be left in the
luggage storage rooms at your hotel with your other unwanted baggage.
Get Up and Go Vietnam is doing all possible to make your journey and travel experience an unforgettable one.
Weather conditions, we unfortunately cannot control. Our apologies for that!