Exploring the Coconut Jungle in Hoi An: Boat Ride and Flower Lantern Release

Da Nang, Hoi An


1 day




Experience the best of Vietnam on our full-day tour. From traditional fishing in Cam Thanh Coconut Village to exploring Hoi An Old Town’s cultural gems like ancient houses and the Japanese Bridge, the day is full of authentic experiences. Enjoy local cuisine, a lantern-lit boat ride on the Hoai River, and the vibrant night market in Hoi An. Immerse yourself in the rich history and charm of Vietnam for a truly unforgettable adventure.

Tour Highlights

  • Experience traditional fishing techniques and bamboo basket boat rowing at Cam Thanh Coconut Village
  • Visit Phuc Kien Chinese Assembly Hall and learn about ancestor worship
  • Explore well-preserved ancient houses and enjoy art shows at Hoi An Traditional Performing Arts House
  • Stop at the historic Japanese Bridge and admire its carvings and paintings
  • Discover local handicraft shops and artwork galleries in Hoi An
  • Dinner featuring Hoi An specialty food
  • Boat ride on Hoai River to release flower lanterns and soak in the lantern-lit streets of Hoi An
  • Free time to explore the night market and enjoy the shimmering ambiance of Hoi An

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12.00 – 12.15: The van and tour guide will pick you up at your hotel (Da Nang area)

Start your adventure with Cam Thanh Coconut for being a fisherman at Cam Thanh Coconut Village, you will experience about learning traditional fishing techniques and how to row unique Vietnamese bamboo basket boats while exploring the tranquil coconut palm waterways of the past war. On this tour, we provide authentic social and cultural insight into the local way of life in Vietnam. Furthermore, you will take part in some hands-on activities which are fun, safe, and interested are suitable for everybody.

About 2.30 pm: Visit to the next destination to Hoi An Old Town.

  • Go to the 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. 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.
  • Dinner with Hoi An specialty food.

6.00 pm: Enjoy your time with the boat ride on Hoai River and release the flower lanterns to pray for the best lucks to you and your family. You will immerse yourself in the fanciful space of the lantern street. Free your time with the night market and enjoy the shimmering space of Hoi An.

6.30 pm – Return to your hotel. End of our services!


  • Pick up & Drop off at your hotel
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Entrance fees.
  • Basket Boat & boat ride – flower lantern
  • Dinner with Hoi An local food (1 dish) (Chicken rice/ Cau Lau/ My Quang/…)
  • Mineral water: 500ml/pax


  • Personal expenses and Services not mentioned above.
  • Tips & gratuities for guides and drivers

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