We take a short walk from your hotel in the ancient town of Hoi An to Bach Dang pier. Then a morning transfer via boat brings you to Kim Bong where the descendants of four gifted crafting families have been perfecting their skills since the 15th century. Hop on a bicycle for a guided tour of the village shipbuilding yard, temples, and workshops. Admire the fine craftsmanship practiced at Kim Bong such as mats weaving & coracle boats making, and pass through scenic countryside with paddy fields and a bamboo bridge. Your tour also includes a refreshing sample of local seasonal fruits and produce.
Back to Hoian by boat, have a lunch at local restaurant. We spend for a walking tour around this enchanting port town. Follow the narrow lanes lined with centuries-old houses influenced by Chinese, Japanese, French and European architectures and visit its numerous places of interest: the 400-year old Japanese Covered Bridge, the Phuc Kien Assembly Halls, the local fish market… Around the town, we can see numerous art galleries and tailor shops, get some made-to-order clothes if you like.
End of tour.
- Historical visit