Discover Hoi An: Guided City Tour with Boat Ride and Lantern Release

Hoi An


1 day




Join our Hoi An City Tour at 2:30 pm with our guide in Hoi An City Center. Explore the vibrant Hoi An Market, Phuc Kien Chinese Assembly Hall, and ancient houses like Phung Hung and Tan Ky. Discover the Museum of Folk Culture and enjoy art shows at Hoi An Traditional Performing Arts House. Visit the iconic Japanese Bridge and explore handicraft shops. Cruise the waters, release a flower lantern for luck, and soak in the lantern-lit streets. Immerse yourself in Hoi An’s history and charm before concluding at 6:30 pm.

Tour highlights

  • Exploring the bustling Hoi An Market and experiencing the vibrant shopping scene
  • Visiting the Phuc Kien Chinese Assembly Hall for insight into ancestor worship and local traditions
  • Discovering the well-preserved ancient houses of Phung Hung and Tan Ky
  • Exploring the Museum of Folk Culture in Hoi An for a glimpse into ancient local daily life
  • Enriching your experience with art shows at Hoi An Traditional Performing Arts House
  • Admiring the historic Japanese Bridge and learning about its cultural significance
  • Exploring Hoi An’s handicraft shops, artwork galleries, laneways, and local neighborhoods
  • Enjoying a boat ride and releasing a flower lantern for luck

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Departure Time

Depart: 2.30 PM from Hoi An Finish: 6:30 PM at Hoi An

About 2:30 pm: - Our guide will meet you at our hotel in Hoi An City Center and start the Hoi An City Tour.
-Firstly, you’ll visit Hoi An Market which is always bustling. It offers an unmissable shopping experience. This market is full of sights, colors, sounds and smells. Next to Phuc Kien Chinese Assembly Hall, a colorful mélange of bright gates, dragon statues and elaborate rooftops. Get an introduction to ancestor worship while visiting the family altar and watching local devotees making offerings. You will see remarkably well-preserved old houses: Phung Hung Ancient House or Tan Ky Ancient House - That have withstood 200 years of weather and war. Learn about the prosperous merchants who used to live in these homes, trading with buyers from all around the world. After that, going to Museum of Folk Culture in Hoi An - A display of artifacts depicts ancient local daily life in a 150-year-old Chinese merchant house. Especially, you will enjoy art shows at Hoi An Traditional Performing Arts House.

- Make a stop at the Japanese Bridge. The bridge spans a small waterway and was constructed more than 400 years ago to connect the Japanese community with the Chinese who lived on the other side of the water. Admire the carvings and paintings inside the bridge, learning about their symbolism and cultural significance.
- Additionally, visit some of Hoi An’s well-known handicraft shops and artwork galleries. Discover smaller laneways and local neighborhoods gaining a better appreciation of Hoi An’s endless charm.
- Enjoy your time with the boat ride and release the flower lantern to pray for the lucks to you and your family. You will immerse yourself in the fanciful space of the lantern street.
6.30 pm: Finish Hoi An city tour

- There is an optional - The street food with menu: (Finish about 7:30 pm)

Banh My ( Vietnamese Bread) Banh Beo
Banana Fried Pancake White rose
Grilled Pork Herbal Tea/ Sweet bean soups
Cao Lau/ Quang Noodle Flexible dishes as your wish if request to replace

- Our guide will take you back to your hotel in Hoi An. Tour ends.


  • Pick up and drop off
  • Entrance fees
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Dinner with Hoi An local food (1 dish) ( Chicken rice/ Cau Lau/ My Quang/…)
  • Boat ride and flower lantern
  • Mineral water


  • Personal expenses and Services not mentioned above
  • Street foods
  • Tips & gratuities for guides and driver


 If your hotel in Da Nang, please take the transfer to Hoi An meeting point 

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