"Hoi An 22/3/08 to 25/3/08" Top 5 Page for this destination Hoi An by balhannah
Hoi An Travel Guide: 824 reviews and 1,772 photos
To reach Hoi An from Hue, I caught the open tour bus.
On the way there was some beautiful scenery to see, especially from the Hai Van pass. I had views of the sea, Danang, mountains and valleys, and we passed through the longest tunnel in Vietnam, 12kms long.
Hoi An is easy to walk around and this is by far the best way to see it.
There are many Tailors here, of course Hoi An is famous for them, with most people having something made during their stay here.
People here really pester for you to buy..
MY SON - HOLY LAND
I did a bus//boat tour to My son.
The scenery is beautiful on the way to and from My Son.
I enjoyed My Son which is a very old and interesting historic site
Our tour came back so far by bus, then we boarded a boat for a meal of rice, banana and bottle of water(included) for Lunch.
Our next stop was the wood carving village, then past a fisherman who was throwing out his fishing net, (obviously paid to do this) then back to the dock and left to find our own way back to our hotels.
This was a good tour
Another tour I did was to Cham island.
This tour gave us a look around the major town on the Island, then we could go snorkeling before having lunch on a lovely secluded cove with only our small tour group there. After some R&R and back to Hoi an.
An excellent days outing!
- Pros:Lovely old structures, easy to walk around
- Cons:Annoying sellers, can't have any peace
- In a nutshell:A nice place for a few days
Located in the area next to Can nam Bridge, is where you will see the local tradesmen working hard, making water cans,... more travel advice
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