Trip Description & Day-by-day Itinerary
Hoi An Basket Boat Tour is a half day trip that may bring unique travel experience. The tour, provided for private departure starts from your hotel in Hoian, takes you to the “forest” of water coconut palm where you enjoy rowing a basket boat. Highlights include visit a local farm, cycling on rural back roads, rowing bamboo basket boat. All of these activities make up an unique and special tour that will be an unforgettable experience !
Met up with our local guide, bikes at your hotel in Hoian. Then ride a bicycle to the herb village – a little charming village lies on the edge of Hoi An. It is named after the sweetly scented vegetable. There you can get the wonderful farming life scenery with plenty of vegetables and local farmers hard-working on their own garden.
Then, keep riding a bike to the wharf, where you can take a cruise along Thu Bon river to Cam Thanh Village – it is about 4 hectares, during Vietnamese war, this was a shelter for local people and soldiers. On the cruise, you will have a chance to enjoy the sightseeing on the river and many opportunities to take your own photo. It is more and more peaceful and simple you feel about the local life.
Keep traveling straight to the fishing village to explore the Water Coconut Palm with the unique basket boat and visit the lake of shrimp, there you will have chance to touch the fishing life by catching fish with the local fishermen’s net. Learn how to paddle the Vietnamese unique bamboo basket boat. Explore the tranquil coconut palm flanked waterways of a past war and hear of the extreme conditions endured by soldiers of both sides.
Enjoy the local food on the boat. Transfer to land and travel back to hotel by bike. End of the tour.