Hoi An Ancient Town (Quang Nam) is a popular destination in Viet Nam, considered a haven for shopping with great souvenirs, antiques, handicrafts, art and silk. It is recognized since 1999 as World Heritage Site by UNESCO. How to have a great experience in Hoi An articlewill help tourists have the best time when traveling to Hoi An, Quang Nam.
(How to have a great experience in Hoi An)
1. How to get to Hoi An?
Hoi An Ancient Town has no railway stations or airports, so most tourists travel to Hoi An from Da Nang by bus, taxi or motorbike. If tourists travel Hoi An by train, they must be stop at Da Nang station or Tam Ky station. By air, tourists must be stop at Da Nang airport (30 kilometres from Hoi An). To get a taxi, exit the airport and walk 30 metres to the stand. From the Da Nang airport to Hoi An takes about 30 minutes. Mai Linh taxi or Vinasun taxi are considered the most reliable. It ranges from 300.000 VND to 400.000 VND, depending on your drop off point.
( Da Nang Internation Airport – Some experience when travelling to Hoi An)
If you take the bus, you must get to the local bus station. The cheapest bus is the city bus which can be found at 33 Dien Bien Phu, Thanh Khe District, Da Nang. This bus runs every hour and costs about 15.000 VND for one-way ticket.
( Public Bus – How to have a great experience in Hoi An)
Traveling by motorbike is a popular option for backpackers throughout Vietnam. A trip from Da Nang to Hoi An by motorbike usually costs 100.000 VND to 300.000 VND/each, depending on the bike and your negotiation skills. This doesn’t include petrol.
( Motobike – How to have a great experience in Hoi An)
2. Where to stay in Hoi An?
For 5 star hotel: Sunrise Premium Resort Hoi An or Palm garden resort & Spa (Cua Dai Beach), Hotel Royal Hoi An (39 Dao Duy Tu Street)
(Sunrise Premium Resort Hoi An)
(Palm garden resort & Spa)
(Hotel Royal Hoi An)
For 4 star hotel: Hoi An Trails Resort or Hoi An Beach Resort (Cua Dai Beach), Boutique Hoi An Resort (34 Lac Long Quan Street)
(Hoi An Trails Resor)
(Hoi An Beach Resort)
(Boutique Hoi An Resort)
For 3 star hotel: The Hoi An Orchid Garden Villas (between Hoi An Old Town and Cua Dai Beach), Like Hoi An Hotel (467 Hai Ba Trung Street), Long Life Riverside Hotel (61 Nguyen Phuc Chu Street)
(The Hoi An Orchid Garden Villas)
(Like Hoi An Hotel)
(Long Life Riverside Hotel)
For Homestay: An Bang Seaside Village or The Hoi An Hippie House (An Bang Beach), Under The Coconut Tree Hoi An Homestay or Red Flower Cottage Homestay (Cam An Ward)
(An Bang Seaside Village)
(The Hoi An Hippie House)
(Under The Coconut Tree Hoi An Homestay)
(Red Flower Cottage Homestay)
3. What to visit in Hoi An?
Hoi An Ancient Town is located in Quang Nam, Viet Nam, on the north bank near the mouth of the Thu Bon River.
(Hoi An Ancient Town)
The Japanese Covered Bridge is one of the famous tourist attractions in Hoi An, Vietnam.
(The Japanese Covered Bridge)
Cam Thanh Coconut Village is located about 15km from the southeast of the old town in the Hamlet 2 and 3 of Cam Thanh Commuce.
(Cam Thanh Coconut Village)
Tra Que Vegetable Village is a small village located 3km north of Hoi An Ancient Town.
(Tra Que Vegetable Village)
Fujian Assembly Hall is located at 46 Tran Phu Street, Hoi An, Quang Nam province.
(Fujian Assembly Hall)
Cantonese Assembly Hall is located on Tran Phu Street, facing Thu Bon River.
(Cantonese Assembly Hall)
Kim Bong Carpentry Village is located on Cam Kim Commune, Hoi An City, Quang Nam.
(Kim Bong Carpentry Village)
4. What to eat in Hoi An?
Cao Lau (Rice Noodles With Barbecued Pork, Greens and Croutons) is served by Thanh Cao Lau, 26 Thai Phien Street. It costs from 20.000 VND to 25.000 VND.
Com Ga Hoi An (Hoi An Chicken Rice) is served by Com Ga Ba Nguoi, 22 Phan Chau Trinh. It costs 35.000 VND.
(Com Ga Hoi An)
Hoanh Thanh (Fried Wonton) is served by Van Loc Restaurant, 22 Tran Phu Street. It costs from 40.000 to 110.000 VND.
Banh Mi (Bread) is served by Banh Mi Phuong – 22B Phan Chau Trinh Street. It costs from 10.000 VND to 20.000 VND.
My Quang (Quang Noodles) is served by Ong Hai Restaurant, 6A Truong Minh Luong Street. It costs 25.000VND.
Banh Dap Hen Xao (Clams Served With Smashing Rice Paper) is served by Ba Gia Restaurant, Hamlet 1, Cam Nam Commune. It costs from 25.000 VND to 50.000 VND.
(Banh Dap Hen Xao)
Xi Ma (Black Sesame Sweet Soup) is served by an old man small street vendor, 2 Nguyen Truong Street, opposite Hoi An Catholic Church. It costs 5.000 VND.
Banh Bao – Banh Vac (White rose dumplings) is served by Hoa Hong Trang Restaurant, 533 Hai Ba Trung Street. It costs from 50.000 VND to 100.000 VND.
(Banh Bao – Banh Vac)
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