Hoi An Day Tours

Hoi An is an ancient town located just 40 minutes drive from Danang airport. It is a UNESCO world heritage site and well deserved too. It's certainly one of those places you can spend as much time as you like and never get bored. There is also the surrounding areas where you can go for Hoi An day tours. There you can visit ancient relics, architectural wonders and even a spot of sporting activity.

Without doubt, the cobbled streets, delightful boutique shops and excellent restaurants on every corner give Hoi An a certain charm. Along with a romantic riverside setting where locals and tourists alike let their homemade lanterns float down river.

In the evenings, a street market can brighten anyone's night with colourfully lit lanterns, a well known trademark of Hoi An. If you need any suits or dresses for work, this is ideal for you. With dozens of excellent tailors you could get fully fitted up for very little outlay.

In Hoi An you can also take a boat ride along the river on an evening with a locally cooked romantic dinner for two.

If you want leave on Hoi An day tours, there is always the beach just 4 km away. It is an easy cycle ride & time to enjoy a spot of sunbathing or maybe a seafood lunch at the secret beach! How about the crystal waters of the Cham Islands? Enjoy a perfect snorkelling day trip there will definitely give you an amazing day out from Hoi An.

To summaries, Hoi An has it all. So, for a day trip from Hoi An, take a look below and see what we can offer you.

Hoi An Day Tours

Buffalo & Basket Boat Ride Half Day Tour

After spending some great moments in Hoi An, it could be certainly time to venture out of the ancient town to explore. Time to see the countryside and what is in store for you in this unique setting in central Vietnam. Take our Buffalo & Basket boat ride tour for the day and enjoy a few hours of excitement. Try your hand at riding a water buffalo and directing it with some special commands. Then a basket boat ride which will have you screaming with laughter as the guide takes you for a spin...literally!

✅ Hotel pick up/drop off in Hoi An
✅ Water Buffalo ride
✅ Visit local fishing village
✅ Basket Boat Ride & lesson
✅ Life Jacket
✅ Tea with a local host
✅ Light snack & complimentary bottle of water
✅ English speaking tour guide

Duration: 2.5 hours

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Cham Islands Snorkelling Tour

If you are in to a bit of snorkelling in Vietnam, the best place to go is to the Cham Islands. A day trip to Cham Island from Hoi An is a perfect way to escape the shopping. Time to get your swimsuit on and go swimming and snorkelling in crystal clear waters of these stunning group of islands. With plenty of sunshine and a boat ride, you are guaranteed a wonderful day out from Hoi An.

✅ Free pick up/drop off in Hoi An
✅ English speaking guide & support staff
✅ Tropical Fruit
✅ Local Seafood Lunch at the beach
✅ Snorkelling equipment (inc mask, breathing tube & fins)
✅ 1 x Cold beer or soft drink
✅ Passenger insurance
✅ Life Jacket
✅ Speedboat ride
✅ Swimming & Snorkelling
✅ Bai Lang Fishing Village

Duration: 1 Day

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Fishing Village Day Tour

Take a day trip from Hoi An and explore a wonderful local fishing village, meet the families and their community. Get onboard and learn the Vietnamese traditional fishing techniques of round net and cast net fishing. Then enjoy a lunch or dinner with the family. Following on, you take an exciting basket boat ride along the tranquil coconut-palm flanked waterways. Get taught how to control the basket & if you can't manage it, a lot of fun ensues.

✅ Pick up & Drop off from Hoi An ancient town
✅ Boat ride
✅ English speaking guide
✅ Visit a local fishing village
✅ Learn about daily life of a fisherman
✅ Gain hands-on experience of round net & cast net fishing
✅ Enjoy a basket boat race
✅ Lunch & 1 cold beer or soft drink

Duration: 1 Day

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Private My Son Half Day Tour

Enjoy a half day trip from Hoi an to see the ancient ruins of My Son. These Hindu temples date back since the 4th century Champa Kingdom. With folk music from the indigenous people on arrival to the walk up the hill to the ruins. This promises to be a superb half day history trip from Hoi An to remember. Plenty of photo opportunities with lush jungle on one side and ruins on the other.

✅ Private car & driver
✅ English speaking guide
✅ Cham folk music
✅ My Son ruins history
✅ Lunch
✅ Bottle of water

Duration: 1/2 Day

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Rice Farming Tour

Learn the entire process of rice farming on one of the best day tours from Hoi An. A unique experience in the the rice making business you will take part in ploughing, raking, sowing, planting, grinding and separating the rice. Finally with your new found skills you will make rice flour and then cook crispy rice pancakes for your best efforts. A wonderful day out to experience the true Vietnamese traditional lifestyle.

✅ Bicycle fees included
✅ Cycle through rice paddy fields
✅ Have tea with a local farmer

✅ Learn about daily lives of the farmer
✅ Learn the rice producing process
✅ Make rice flour
✅ make, cook and eat rice pancakes
✅ English speaking Guide
✅ Lunch & complimentary bottle of water
✅ Farming uniforms: Clothes, conical hat, boost, gloves

Duration: 1 Day

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Private Ba Na Hills

The newest addition to the Danang region is the new selfie capital of Vietnam, the Golden Bridge. This is the unique architectural wonder showing the hands holding up a bridge overlooking tremendous views across the valleys. To get there requires a ride on the longest single cable car ride in the world. The views to reach the summit at Ba Na Hills are superb. Well worth the trip with kids to visit the Fantasy park and French Village. Lots of great restaurants and things to do here & one of the best family fun packed day tours from Hoi An.

✅ Private car (7 seater)
✅ Private driver (waits for you all day)
✅ Cable car tickets
✅ Bottle of water

Duration: 1 Day

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Golf Day Trip from Hoi An

If you fancy a day from Hoi An on the golf course, to keep an eye on your game. We have a tremendous golf course for you to visit in Danang City. Previously ranked in the top 10 golf courses in Asia, this will surely be a treat away from the shopping in Hoi An. Take a break from Hoi An and put in an 18 hole golfing trip. Situated just 40 minutes drive from Hoi An. This 5-star championship links style course tees up challenging & enjoyable play for all levels of golfers. Contact us for a price and enjoy a day from Hoi An on the golf course designed by Colin Montgomerie!

✅Private transfers from Hoi An
✅18 holes
✅Caddy Fees
✅Shared Golf Cart
✅Green Fees
✅Clubs and shoes available at extra cost

Duration: 1 Day

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Private Hai Van Pass Tour

Our private Hai Van Pass tour from Hue can also be done on one of our day tours from Hoi An. Enjoy a private car ride from Hoi An to Danang to then join the famous Hai Van Pass coast road. You will see stunning views from the road to the lush jungle to one side and the wonderful curvy coast lines to the other. A wonderful scenic drive with plenty of stops for photo opportunities along the way. Returning to Hoi An or moving on to Hue if you wish (extra cost).

✅Private car
✅English speaking driver
✅Photo opportunities along the way
✅Lang Co Beach
✅Transfer back to Hue or dropped off in Danang or Hoi An
✅All fuel included

Duration: 2-3 hours each way (approx)

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Cooking Class (half day)

A visit to Vietnam is certainly a culinary treat and one which definitely gets your taste buds going crazy. Vietnamese food is such a delight to cook and of course eat you will be aching to make dishes on your return home. Moreover we help you with this offering cooking classes for you to enjoy & take part in preparing and cooking delicious Vietnamese dishes. This half day cooking class is with the best cooking school in Hoi An.

✅ 8.15am - 1pm
✅ Welcome drink x 2
✅ Bottle of water x 1
✅ Local English speaking tour guide and chef
✅ Visit local market
✅ Boat Trip on river
✅ 2 hours hands on cooking class & lunch
✅ All recipes and notes
✅ Transfer back to Hoi An
✅ Free use of the swimming pool (towels & showers provided)

Duration: 8.15am - 1pm

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Hoi An Cooking Class (full day)

Why not upgrade your cooking class from a half day to a full day to give your taste buds even more activity. With extra hour to enjoy hands on cooking, drinks included & river boat transfer back to Hoi an among the extras. Your chance to prepare & cook these delicious Vietnamese dishes so you can try when you get home. This full day cooking class including a recipe booklet to take home shows why this is the best cooking school in Hoi An.

✅ 8am - 3pm
✅ Welcome drink x 2
✅ Bottle of water x 1
✅ Local English speaking tour guide and chef
✅ Visit local market & Tra Que herb garden
✅ River boat transfers (return)
✅ 3 hours hands on cooking class
✅ Recipe booklet
✅ Lunch and selected drinks (5 in total)
✅ Free use of the swimming pool (towels & showers provided)

Duration: 8am - 3pm

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Contact us below to book a day trip from Hoi An today!

Free pick up in Hoi An centre only!

*Due to the current lack of visitors to Vietnam by foreign travellers. Some day tours may only be running as private tours, please ask on enquiry!