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Da Nang Airport - Hoi An: Private and Shuttle Transfers

1. Da Nang Airport - Hoi An: Private and Shuttle Transfers

Take the worry out of your arrival at Da Nang Airport and book the best transfer service to locations in Hoi An. Suffering from the effects of jet lag and culture shock, arriving at an unfamiliar destination can be disorientating. With Vietnam’s rapid expansion, even if you have been before, things may have changed dramatically. Pre-book a transfer by air-conditioned sedan, minibus, van or coach and you will get door-to-door service that is both relaxed and efficient. An airport representative will meet you on arrival and will be holding a sign with your name on it for ease of contact. While they take care of your belongings, you can refresh yourself from your flight with complimentary wet tissues and bottled drinking water. For shuttle transfers, the journey takes 1 hour 15 minutes. The transfers leave every hour, on the hour between 5:00 AM-11:00 PM from Da Nang Airport, and between 4:00 AM-10:00 PM from Hoi An. For private transfers, the journey takes 40-50 minutes. There are 3 options for this: a standard 4-seater car for a maximum of 2 passengers with luggage or 3 passengers without luggage. A 7-seater minivan for a maximum of 3 passengers with luggage or 5 passengers without luggage. A 16-seater minibus for a maximum of 6 passengers with luggage or 10 passengers without luggage. 

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10 Asia Regions: eSIM Data Plan (Google/Facebook/Youtube)

2. 10 Asia Regions: eSIM Data Plan (Google/Facebook/Youtube)

Make your trip more convenient with this high-speed eSIM option to stay online without having to switch your SIM card. Simply scan an eSIM QR profile and get access to all your essential apps and websites, with added perks. Skip the hassle of changing SIM cards, carrying multiple devices, and risking losing your original SIM card with this digital SIM card option. Purchase your eSIM anytime and anywhere, and choose between a 14-day, 3GB option and a 30-day, 5GB option. You won’t need to wait for delivery or go pick up a physical SIM card. Get all the same benefits as a traditional SIM card, but without the hassle: use apps or sites like Google, Gmail, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, WhatsApp, and more. Easily stay connected with friends or family during your trip. As an added perk, get access to all your apps and websites without being restricted by the Chinese firewall or needing to use a VPN.

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Hoi an: 5-Hour Street Food Tour by Motorbike

3. Hoi an: 5-Hour Street Food Tour by Motorbike

Hoi An Street Food Tour By Night brings you a wonderful time to explore local cuisines here. Different cities in Vietnam have different types of food. Local cuisines are representing the culture of Vietnam become very special. When you arrive to Hoi an, you also must try the interesting food here from local restaurants since people here are so good at cooking.  The tour will take you around Hoi An by motorbike to try 5 different local restaurants. Explore the local cuisines here and understand how the local people cook the food here. It also will be really interesting to see the street business in Vietnam. Your local tour guides are the experts here and know where the best places are to eat. Highlights of Hoi An Street Food Tour By Night: 4:00 PM Pick-up from the hotel and talk about the program. 4:30 PM Tour begins. Eat in five different restaurants with more many dishes. This tour is the time you will explore the hidden local places by night in beautiful Hoi An. What is the menu? – Hoi an local seafood in the An Bang beach. – Hoi An famous Banh My – Banh Xeo – Cao Lau noodle – Quang noodle – Hoi an corn soup for dessert 8:00 PM Finish the Hoi An local food tour and drop our guests at the hotel. 

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Luxury Half-Day Tour of Hoi An Ancient Town

4. Luxury Half-Day Tour of Hoi An Ancient Town

At 08:00, your guide will welcome you at the hotel lobby. Walk to the old town, buy entrance tickets, and begin the tour. Follow the narrow lanes lined with centuries-old houses influenced by Chinese, Japanese, French and European architectures, and visit numerous places of interest: the 400-year old Japanese Covered Bridge, the Phuc Kien Assembly Halls, the local fish market and more. After your walking tour, if you have free time, you can go shopping at the old town. The guide will take you back to the hotel at 11:00.

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Private Excursion of Hue from Hoi An or Danang City

5. Private Excursion of Hue from Hoi An or Danang City

Hue (pronounced ‘hway’) was the capital city of Vietnam where the Nguyen dynasty ruled from 1802 to 1945. Hue owes its charm partly to its location on the Perfume River. This location is also the destination of palaces, pagodas, tombs, temples, culture, and cuisine, as well as history and heartbreak — as such, the city is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site status. This private excursion gives you an opportunity to explore not only the Imperial Citadel of Hue, Thien Mu Pagoda, and the Perfume River but also a chance to meet local people in a rural village. Your tour guide will pick up you at your hotel and upon arrival in Hue, you will visit locations and sites such as Haivan Pass, Langco Bay, the Khai Dinh Tomb, the Minh Mang Tomb and the Conical Hat Making Making Village. After having lunch, you will visit the Royal Citadel, the Forbidden City, Hue Royal Museum, and the seven-story Thien Mu Pagoda on the riverbank. After your visit to Thien Mu Pagoda, you'll board a dragon boat for sight-seeing along the Perfume River. At the end of the tour, you'll be dropped off at the hotel you were picked up from.

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Hoi An/Da Nang: Hue City Private Tour

6. Hoi An/Da Nang: Hue City Private Tour

At 8 AM, get picked up from the lobby of your hotel in Da Nang/Hoi. Meet your private driver and climb into a comfortable modern vehicle. Set off for Hue City making a couple of stops for sightseeing and incredible natural scenery along the way. Drive through the Hai Van Pass where you will immerse yourself in a sea of clouds. Also, pass by the stunning Lang Co Bay, and Lap An Lagoon to take in the magnificent views. Arrive in Hue and meet your private English-speaking tour guide who will join you for the entire city tour. First, visit Khai Dinh Tomb - built for the 12th Emperor of the Nguyễn dynasty and blending Western and Eastern architecture. Then, head over to Minh Mang Tomb, built on the west bank of the Perfume River and dedicated to Minh Mang and his empress. After this, stop for lunch in Hue at a local restaurant. Once you have refueled, continue the tour with a visit to the Citadel, also known as The Imperial City. Explore this Unesco World Heritage Site, a walled enclosure and the former imperial capital of Vietnam. Next, see the Thien Mu Pagoda - an impressive 7-story pagoda which is regarded as an iconic symbol of the city. Finally, get dropped off back at your hotel in Da Nang/Hoi An, returning by around 7:30 PM.

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From Da Nang: Full-Day My Son and Hoi An Tour

7. From Da Nang: Full-Day My Son and Hoi An Tour

Choose from a shared or private experience to visit 2 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in one day: the ancient Champa Kingdom of My Son, and the ancient town of Hoi An. Begin your guided day trip with hotel pickup from Da Nang and start with a visit to the capital and religious center of the former Champa Kingdom, My Son. This fascinating archaeological site was constructed between the 7th and 13th centuries. Beautifully situated in a lush green valley, admire the dozens of red brick towers and sanctuaries. After exploring this area with your guide, you’ll head to Hoi An to enjoy a delicious Vietnamese lunch.   In the afternoon, discover Hoi An by foot. This historic town, which used to be a prosperous seaport city from the 16th to 18th centuries, is now a beautiful city that cannot be missed while touring the Southeast Asian region. While walking through the city, you’ll make a few stops: visit Hoi An’s colorful local market, ancient houses, Assembly Halls, manufacturing workshops, and the 400-year-old Japanese Covered Bridge. You’ll also see local residents raising silkworms and producing silk for Hoi An’s burgeoning textile industry. At the conclusion of the tour, you’ll be taken back to your hotel in Da Nang.

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Hue: Historical Tour from Hoi An

8. Hue: Historical Tour from Hoi An

After being collected from Hoi An express office at 7:00 AM, embark to spend a day exploring Vietnam's former imperial capital, Hue, with its fascinating historical sights. Your tour will begin with stops to admire the area's natural beauty at Hai Van Pass, where you can view in particular the Ocean Cloud Pass and Lang Co beach, the most beautiful beach in Vietnam. Upon arrival in Hue, you will start your visit at the Citadel, Hue’s prime attraction. Here you will find the Imperial City, the Forbidden Purple City, and the Emperor's Private Residence. After that, the tour continues to Thien Mu Pagoda. Considered by many as the unofficial symbol of Hue, Thien Mu is an active Buddhist monastery with origins dating back to 1601. One of its most poignant displays is a car belonging to a former monk, who in 1963, drove to Saigon and set himself alight to protest against the South Vietnamese regime and its cruel treatment of Buddhist monks and followers. From here, the tour visits the serene Khai Dinh Royal Tomb, designed to blend in with its natural surroundings and built on principles of feng-shui. Your tour will conclude with a drop off to the Hoi An express office at 7:00 PM.

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Luxury Half-Day Food Tour of Hoi An

9. Luxury Half-Day Food Tour of Hoi An

At 15:00, you will be picked up at your hotel in Hoi An Ancient Town. You will be taken to the most popular street stalls and hidden alleyways in the city, and showed where the locals really love to eat. The tour focuses on street food; dishes that most people outside of Vietnam have never had a chance to experience, so no Cao Lau, Quang Noodle, white rose, and you cannot find it in any Hoi An restaurants. The tour is available all day when most of the street vendors open for business. All food and drinks are included in the price. The tour is not just a food tour, but a great way to see other parts of the Hoian ancient city on a motorbike that the majority of tourists don’t get to see!  You will see how real Vietnamese people live, work and eat.

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Evening Food Tour with a Local Home Dinner

10. Evening Food Tour with a Local Home Dinner

Head off the usual tourist trail and straight into foodie heaven. A local food-loving guide will uncover hidden treasures and snacks favored by locals, such as white rose bread. Next, go to a Hoi An local market and wander around the food stalls, where you might find amazing cao lau noodle and much more besides. Next, we will taste Vietnamese coffee, also visit a local house to have a dinner with local family. Then, head to the heart of Hoi An's ancient town, sit on an authentic boat on Hoai River and in the evening and release flower garlands like a local, and play games such as bingo or Dap Nieu (a game involving breaking clay pots with wooden clubs while blindfolded). After the tour, you have the option to return to your hotel, or head to Pub Street, where you can experience Hoi An bar life. Menu: Bánh mì (a type of Vietnamese sandwich)White Rose DumplingsCao Lau NoodlesCoffeeBalut egg (optional)

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You need yo take these tours! I can't stress enough how great this service was. My husband and I were in Da Nang for a couple of days during Tet, and they were so kind to take us on a tour to Marble Mountains, The Lady Buda and An Phu Cave. Communication was great from the very start, we could arrange everything online and by a phone call. Our guides were so nice and experienced people, they picked us up at our hotel early in the morning and took us on their bikes, it was so fun. We stopped on the road to take some pictures while they were explaining us about the places we would visit, then they took us to many hidden little paths so we could reach points with gorgeous views, and God they are fit people, the tour demands some energy from your body since you'll be walking and doing some climbing as well, but it's all worth it, you get to see incredible sculptures in dramatic caves, impressive landscapes... while learning a lot about a fascinating culture. Highly recommend this tour!

Our guide was exceptionally friendly and sweet! It was just us who booked the tour on this day so it was private. The car was very comfortable and spacious, there was also complimentary water provided. There was a nice small walking tour through some of the murals in the village. The only thing I was a bit disappointed with is that we did not have an opportunity to see all the murals in the village. This is because we were led back into the car which quickly drove past the second section of murals and some painted basket boats. And by the time we realized, it was too late to feel comfortable asking to turn back. It would have been nice to have more time to walk around, explore and take a closer look.

We went in January and it was very foggy but we still managed to get some good pics and see everything without any crowds! Lovely. Our tour was fantastic the guide ‘Snow’ was so informative and friendly. She was such a pleasure to spend the day with. The car picked us and dropped us off at the hotel and we were looked after all day, everything was included. The food is a buffet and has everything you would want, Asian and western. Just brilliant we will come back maybe when it’s less foggy though!

Great trip, you could have saved yourself the snorkeling at this point but it was still great to jump into the water and swim :)

Gum is doing great on taking us to the food tour! Shared a lot stories to us and food were all good!!