What to do in Hoi An
Hoi An, once the trading capital of Vietnam, is for many travellers one of the most favorite places to visit during their trip in Vietnam. In this charming city, you can wander around for days through the Old Town without getting bored. Most people stay longer than initially planned or regret they couldn’t stay longer.
Seeing the Old Town in the evening when the lanterns color the charming streets will make you fall in love with this city. If you were planning to buy a suit or want high quality handmade shoes, Hoi An is definitely the place to be. Going to the beach or exploring the city by bike is very easy way to get around and many guesthouses offer bicycle rental. Some homestays even provide it for free when you stay with them (HaLo HomeStay).
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How to get there
|Leaving from||Duration||Prices from||See details|
|Quy Nhon||5-6,5 hrs||€5 - €10||Check Options|
|Nha Trang||3-11 hrs||€10 - €25||Check Options|
|DaLat||3,5-17 hrs||€13,50 - €65||Check Options|
|Mui Ne||16-17 hrs||€16 - €46||Check Options|
|Ho Chi Minh||3,5-22 hrs||€26,50 - €34||Check Options|
|Hue||3,5-4 hrs||€4,50 - €5||Check Options|
|Phong Nha||7-8 hrs||€9 - €11,50||Check Options|
|Ninh Binh||6-15 hrs||€13 - €43||Check Options|
|Hanoi||3,5-17 hrs||€14 - €38||Check Options|
|Da Nang Airport||45 min||€0,80 - €15||Check Options|
|Da Nang Railway Station||45 min - 1 hr||€0,80 - €9,50||Check Options|
|Pakse||6,5 - 11 hrs||€13,50 -€160||Check Options|
My favourite places to stay in Hoi An
You think you can only find good banana pancakes in Thailand? Wait till you get them for breakfast at HaLo HomeStay. This homestay has it all: The high-end standard of a hotel combined with the family feeling of a homestay. The owners serve a lovely breakfast and will do everything to get most out of your stay. You can explore Hoi An with their free bicycle rental and reach the Old Quarter or beach within 5 minutes.
Double rooms from: €11
When Halo Homestay is already fully booked, there are still several other great options to stay in Hoi An. Flame Flowers Homestay is one of them. Expect a very warm welcome from the owners. They will feel like family from the moment you meet them.
Double rooms from: €15
Looking for a more luxurious experience right next to the beach? This little villa is within walking distance from the beach and is a perfect place to stay when you want to escape from the busy city life. Chill at the beach, relax at the pool and have a great night of sleep in a comfy bed.
Double rooms from: €36
Things to do in Hoi An
Unfortanetely, I don't have a list of things to do yet. But, at least I can recommend you a good website.
The online activity platform Klook offers many tours in Hoi An at great prices. I used it now for a couple of times and had great experiences. And the prices are often even lower than when you book with a local travel agent!
And most important, by booking the activity in advance, you avoid the problem of fully booked tours.
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