Why Visit Hoi An?
Custom made tours to Hoi An created by locals means you won’t miss all of the best bits. Step into a fairytale of rainbow lanterns and magic wooden bridges with one of our custom made tours. Ask any traveller making their way across Vietnam and this spellbinding riverside city often tops their list of favourite destinations. Old Town Hoi An is a maze you should count yourself lucky to get lost in. The winding, cobblestone streets are lined with multi-coloured, French inspired terrace houses, where the world’s best tailors offer their century old expertise to create you that dream dress, suit, or pair of shoes. Our custom made tours will show you every hidden gem in this very special place.
Welcome Tour Hoi An
Our team of local guides will meet you at your hotel lobby before taking you to their favourite tailors, cafes, and restaurants. The welcome tour can be anything you want it to be. If you have your heart set on a shopping tour, we will take you to our trusted tailors. If you’ve heard about the Banh Mi stand Anthony Bourdain raved about, we will take you there for the best Banh Mi in Vietnam. Our local knowledge gives us confidence to create custom made tours in Hoi An we just know you will love.
Hoi An is home to perhaps one of Vietnam’s most beautiful beaches, An Bang. This stretch of golden sand is just a 6 minute drive from Old Town. We recommend visiting Salt Pub, where you can sip cocktails on the beach beneath your own umbrella, before taking a dip in the cool, clear waters.
Where To Stay in Hoi An
Accommodation in Hoi An ranges from five star resorts to three star homesteads. We will chat with you to find out exactly what you are looking for in accommodation in terms of preference and budget. Whether you are wanting to wake up to buffalos eating grass in the rice paddies, the bustling streets of Old Town, or the beautiful beaches of An Bang, we have something for you.
Wide Eyed Tours is lucky enough to have unique private beach villas to offer our clients. Dotted around An Bang or the Hoi An beach area, these villas are the perfect home away from home locations for couples, families and groups.
Book your custom made tour to Hoi An
Travel to Hoi An offers a unique problem for travellers. Where do you even start? Old Town Hoi An isn’t a massive place, but it is home to more than 600 tailor shops. We have lost count of the number of restaurants and bars to whet your appetite, and there are enough cooking classes available in Hoi An to feed a small nation. We take the guesswork out of booking a trip to Hoi An, so you can spend less time scratching your head and more time soaking up the sights. Our team on the ground will spend time getting to know you before they curate an itinerary based on your preferences.
Depending on where you are in the country, we can organize travel to Hoi An for your family or group. Most visitors fly to Da Nang International Airport where we organise a bus or private car for the forty minute drive to Hoi An.
If you travel to Hoi An from Hue, we recommend you take our Jeep Tour. The road from Hue to Hoi was described by the team at Top Gear as a deserted ribbon of perfection. You will travel up Hai Van Pass, ‘one of the best coast roads in the world.’
What To Do In Hoi An
VIETNAMESE COOKING CLASS IN HOI AN
Hoi An offers a smorgasbord of tantalising cooking classes to transform someone who burns the toast to a wok warrior in just a few hours. We have tried almost every cooking class in Hoi An and have uncovered a list of favourites. These hands-on classes are a lot of fun and you will leave with a range of recipes and skills to wow your friends and family back home.
BICYCLE TOUR IN HOI AN
The countryside in Hoi An is gorgeous. Follow our local guides on a leisurely bicycle tour through Hoi An’s countryside, where farmers toil away in the vibrant green rice paddies and water buffaloes enjoy mud baths. These magnificent animals may become your new favourite creature on earth. The way they wiggle their ears to bat away flies is beyond cute. Come with us across quaint wooden bridges out to centuries old fishing villages and when your stomach begins to growl, we will stop for lunch at our pick of Hoi An’s restaurants, before taking you back to town.
SCUBA DIVING AND SNORKELING IN HOI AN
You can see the mysterious Cham Island humming in the distance off the coast off An Bang Beach in Hoi An. Book a snorkelling tour in Hoi An to explore the world beneath the glistening turquoise waters. Lunch is provided on this full day tour.
THEATRE SHOWS IN HOI AN
Vietnam offers a number of spectacular theatre productions that tell ancient stories in an entertaining fashion. If you travel to Hoi An you must see The Mist, which tells the story of Southern Vietnamese farming life through neo-classic and contemporary dance by skilled performers. Enjoy the sensational live music, splendid visuals, and colourful lighting effects of this truly unique Vietnamese production.